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2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on December 6, 2016 under Highlights V, PC
AWD-IT has delivered a budget gaming PC called Wraith that gets its name from an unlikely source, the cooler on the AMD processor. That’s right, an AMD processor. We have become so used to seeing la... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on December 6, 2016 under Highlights, Reviews, SSD Drives
Kingston's DC400 series are the latest additions to the companies Enterprise range of SSDs and have been designed as entry level drives for data centers. The new drives have been built with read-inten... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 5, 2016 under Competitions
We like to give back to our readers from time to time here at KitGuru, which is why this month, we are teaming up with Shuttle to give away 3 XPC Nano PC-NC02U barebones systems, an ultra-portabl... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on December 5, 2016 under Base Unit, General Purpose PC, Highlights V, Reviews
Built around the Skylake Core i5-6200U processor, the Shuttle XPC Nano NC02U5 is perhaps most interesting because it supports a 2.5in disk drive. Whereas most barebones kits typically have just a sin... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on December 2, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
Spoilt for choice would be an understatement for any prospective buyers of the X99 platform. MSI alone has a motherboard for almost every possible price point, use-case scenario and type of user. Add ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 2, 2016 under Competitions
Do you live in the UK or Ireland and want some new PC hardware before the end of this year? If so, get ready to input some credentials, as Gigabyte, ADATA and be quiet! have teamed up to give away a b... more.
22 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on December 1, 2016 under Competitions, Highlights 2
Christmas is the season of giving so what better way to say 'Merry Christmas' to our loyal readers than to give you a chance to win £3000 worth of gaming hardware to build yourself an epic new gaming... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 30, 2016 under Highlights V, Power Supplies
This Special Edition of the Corsair RM1000i power supply is extremely limited as only 100 will ever be made. Corsair is giving away 30 (to whom we have no idea), 20 will be given away to key members o... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on November 30, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights, Reviews
With Christmas fast approaching, you may well be considering treating yourself to a brand new gaming PC. However, Brexit has hit prices pretty hard when it comes to buying components - some GTX 1080s ... more.
10 CommentsPosted by James Morris on November 29, 2016 under Highlights 2, Monitors, Peripheral, Reviews
If you haven't made the upgrade to 4K yet, we've got news for you. You're too late. The cutting edge has moved on already. The Philips Brilliance 275P4VYKEB is one of the newest 5K screens to hit the ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on November 28, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights V, Reviews
The AWD-IT Aura system uses the GTX 1070, which we reviewed in June over HERE. Alongside that we find an i7-6700K overclocked to 4.5GHz, as well as ... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 27, 2016 under Highlights V, PC
There are two important things you need to know about my PC. The first is that it lives under a desk so the current colour clash between blue coolant and red memory isn’t a factor as the CPU area is... more.
3 CommentsPosted by James Morris on November 25, 2016 under Highlights, Monitors, Peripheral, Reviews
We were impressed with our first look at AOC’s new AGON gaming screen brand, which arrived in the shape of the AG27... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on November 24, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights 2, Reviews
Today we are taking a look at the slightly more conservatively clocked 'A8G' ASUS ROG STRIX GTX 1080. With an out-of-the-box boost clock of up to 1809MHz (1835MHz if you enable the OC mode in ASUS' so... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 23, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V
The Corsair Carbide 270R Windowed is a significant new case as it comes in at a bargain price. Bargain, that is, for Corsair which has a massive range of cases with prices that start at £50 and head ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on November 23, 2016 under Annual Awards
Today sees the announcement of the 2016 European Hardware Community Awards. The products were nominated by the EHA’s readers and then voted for by a huge regional audience. No other survey reaches o... more.
2 CommentsPosted by James Morris on November 23, 2016 under Highlights, Peripheral, Reviews, Routers
Now that decent WiFi is up there with running water, electricity and breathable air where home and business requirements are concerned, even the latest WLAN standards can be a little deficient. Servin... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on November 23, 2016 under Annual Awards, Highlights V
Each KitGuru reader has their own opinion when it comes to which graphic cards, processors, chassis etc go into making the perfect rig. With 2 million readers visiting the site every month, 340,000 en... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 22, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights 2, Reviews
There are no prizes for deducing the new DinoPC Bulldog BD3 gaming PC is built in a Corsair Bulldog chassis. We first saw this Mini-ITX case at its launch during Computex 2015 so the hardware has been... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on November 22, 2016 under Competitions
There are millions of ways to create a PC from £800 to £1,200 - but only one of those specifications would be perfect for you. KitGuru has teamed up with Gladiator PC to offer one lucky reader the ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 21, 2016 under Highlights 2, Mouse, Reviews
If you follow the competitive gaming/esports scene at all, then you may have heard of Xtrfy. They are a Swedish company specialising in designing peripherals for competitive players, with a little hel... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 21, 2016 under Cases, Highlights
The Corsair Crystal 570X is an impressive new case from Corsair that uses tempered glass on all four main panels and then tops off the looks with three Corsair SP120 RGB fans at the front. These LED f... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 19, 2016 under Highlights 2, Keyboards, Reviews
The world of eSports has grown tremendously over the last few years so much so that high-profile teams don't need sponsors for peripherals anymore- instead they can design their own. ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 18, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V, Reviews
Lian Li PC-O9 is a large dual chamber case that can accommodate an E-ATX motherboard, every part you can see is made of aluminium (there are a few pieces of steel tucked away) and the finishing touche... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on November 17, 2016 under Highlights V, PC, Reviews
Here at KitGuru we have reviewed a few Chromebooks in our time, but never a Chromebox. It is with interest, then, that we look at ASUS' new Chromebox 2-G084U. Featuring a Broadwell Celeron CPU and 4GB... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on November 16, 2016 under Competitions
We had a very strong response to our mega competition with G.SKILL giving away a combination of 15 keyboards, mice, and memory kits. Thanks to everybody who entered! The original competition page c... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 16, 2016 under Competitions, Virtual Reality
If you've ever wanted the real racing car experience, then you may want to keep an eye on the Overclockers UK Racing Series, the company's first virtual reality contest that will end in the winner get... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on November 16, 2016 under Highlights 2, Power Supplies
We have reviewed many high end, wallet sapping Super Flower power supplies in recent years, but today we look at a lower cost model - the Platinum King 650W. With 80 Plus Platinum efficiency and a 120... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on November 16, 2016 under Highlights, Keyboards, Reviews
HyperX have been making a concerted push into the peripheral market over the last couple of years. Initially, they limited themselves to headsets, and quickly built up an excellent reputation thanks t... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on November 15, 2016 under Highlights V, Reviews, SSD Drives
Announced at the same time as the high-end SSD 960 PRO, but arriving a month later, the newly-launched SSD 960 EVO is Samsung's attempt to push the M.2 PCIe NVMe format SSD into the mainstream market.... more.
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