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0 CommentsPosted by James Morris on May 22, 2015 under Design & Create, Graphics, Highlights, Workstation
From the advent of affordable internet in the 90s to the explosion of broadband services over the past 5 years, content has been getting better and better. From building designers to game developers,... more.
1 CommentsPosted by James Morris on May 22, 2015 under CPU, Graphics, Highlights 2, Workstation
As we explained in our introduction to this series, workstations are considerably more than just powerful PCs. Brute performance may be the basis of a system you intend to use for high-end desktop com... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Zardon on May 21, 2015 under Highlights V, Power Supplies
Today we look at the latest release from Seasonic - the Snow Silent 750W power supply. Regular readers may remember we reviewed their higher cost 1050W model back in December last year. This unit is f... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on May 21, 2015 under Highlights, Monitors
The AOC Q2778VQE is a 27-inch 16:9 monitor with a WQHD (2,560 x 1,440) TN (twisted nematic) display and a refresh time of just 1ms, making it a good choice for gamers. It retails for a reasonable £28... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Zardon on May 20, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights 2
If you blinked you may have missed it - but Asus recently released a one of a kind, strictly limited edition GTX980. This card hit the United Kingdom in very small quantities and according to our sour... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Zardon on May 20, 2015 under Highlights V, Power Supplies
EVGA recently released new power supplies in their SuperNova GS range and today we take a look at the 650 watt unit. This unit is 80 Plus Gold Certified and is a pure modular design. EVGA state that t... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 19, 2015 under Cases, Cooling, Highlights
The NZXT formula for creating the Noctis 450 appears to be quite straightforward. Take the impressive H440 (which was built primarily for low noise), enhance the LED lighting with the Under Glow strip... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on May 18, 2015 under Highlights 2, Monitors
The BDM4065UC is possibly the largest 4K PC display on the market, with a whopping 40-inch diagonal screen size. It’s absolutely huge, resembling the size of many living-room family televisions. It ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on May 18, 2015 under Competitions, Highlights V
be quiet! is launching their newest addition to their PSU line-up: Dark Power Pro 11. And there are no launches without a competition. We teamed up with the company and have some nice prizes for you: ... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 15, 2015 under Cases, Cooling, Highlights
Fractal Design has taken an innovative approach with the Define S. This ATX case bears a strong resemblance to the Define R5 but when you take a look inside you find … nothing. It is almost entirely... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Zardon on May 14, 2015 under Highlights 2, Power Supplies
Today we take a look at one of the latest Corsair power supplies - the fully modular HX 1200i. This new power supply has been created with high efficiency and low noise emissions in mind. It will slot... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 13, 2015 under Base Unit, Highlights V, PC
MSI is offering its Cubi Mini PC in four different specifications with varying levels of CPU grunt, depending on the price you pay. Cubi is a barebones design however the sample sent to KitGuru was fu... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Zardon on May 12, 2015 under Highlights, Power Supplies
be quiet! have earned a solid reputation over the years with the enthusiast audience. Their range of cases, CPU coolers and power supplies have consistently scored well on KitGuru - and today we look ... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 11, 2015 under Highlights V, Operating Systems
Windows 10 retail is almost upon us and today we wanted to take another look at Windows 8.1 - as it stands this year. Based on our polls a substantial percentage of KitGuru readers didn't move to Micr... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on May 11, 2015 under Android, Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile, Tablet PC
Dell is not a name many people would associate with quality tablets. Rather, most would associate the company with mass-produced office PCs, or at best the expensive Alienware brand. However, Dell hav... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 11, 2015 under Highlights, Keyboards
Do you ever find yourself wondering why the modern keyboard design has not changed much in recent years? Who uses a CAPSLOCK key any more? And do we really need a numpad? While certain functions might... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 8, 2015 under Cases, Highlights V
Aerocool has trodden a careful path with its new Aero-1000 ATX case. This steel chassis looks understated with its black and white mono colour scheme and it is clear that Aerocool has worked hard to a... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Zardon on May 6, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights 2
Nvidia's GTX980 has been one of their greatest success stories in the last decade. While we have reviewed almost every partner board available, today we look at something very special - the new KFA2 G... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on May 5, 2015 under Interviews, Motherboard, PC
Keen to reclaim the crown of the world's number one overclocker, British-born 8Pack selected the Gigabyte X99 SOC Champion for his latest set of attempts. KitGuru caught up with him in his O/C Lab at... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 30, 2015 under Cases, Highlights
Generally speaking we think about small form factor cases such as the Micro-ATX Thermaltake Core V21 in terms of the limitations they impose. You are restricted to a small motherboard, you may not be ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 30, 2015 under Competitions
We have an urgent announcement for all KitGuru readers: Today is your last chance to enter our competition to win an MSI GS60 Ghost Pro laptop, featuring a Core i7 processor, an Nvidia GTX 870m GPU an... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on April 30, 2015 under General Tech, Highlights 2, Motherboard
For those of us with more than one device that sees regular usage, keeping in control of where important files are stored can rapidly become a complex chore. And that's without even bringing the diffe... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on April 30, 2015 under Android, Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile
'Phablet' is a term thrown around a lot these days, with some quick to brand anything bigger than 5-inches a phablet. Well today we look at the HTC Desire 820, a 5.5-inch smartphone which definitely f... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 29, 2015 under Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile
The new Optimus Nebula laptop from PC Specialist delivers the latest GTX 960M graphics in a mid-sized 15.6” chassis at a price that is aimed squarely at the mainstream user. Driving the graphics alo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 29, 2015 under Headphones, Highlights 2
Today we are taking a look at the Sharkoon Shark Zone H10 Gaming Headset, Sharkoon has already proven itself as a quality budget brand with the M20 Gaming Mouse, but can it bring the same level of qua... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on April 28, 2015 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile
Today we take a look at the new 15.6 inch MSI GE62 2QD (Apache) laptop. Featuring a metallic chassis comprised of traditional aluminum and Mg-Li alloy MSI claim it is 44% stiffer and 23% lighter than ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on April 27, 2015 under Accessories, Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile
Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology (TSST) is not a name known to many people. A recent alliance between the two tech giants, TSST have started to expand and produce quality tech accessories. Today we ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 24, 2015 under Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile
Aorus is a premium brand that has been developed by Gigabyte to deliver high end gaming products with a distinct leaning towards laptops rather than PCs. Currently the range consists of a handful of k... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on April 23, 2015 under Android, Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile
The OPPO R5 was, until very recently, the slimmest smartphone in the world. Measuring just 4.85mm thick - it makes the iPhone 6 look chunky by comparison. That said, does the R5 sacrifice performance ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 23, 2015 under Highlights V, Mouse
ASUS bread and butter might be its award-winning motherboards, but that does not mean it cannot make a splash in the peripheral sector too. Last year in-fact it released its ... more.
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