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0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on February 7, 2016 under Highlights, PC
Cyberpower has taken an interesting approach with its Infinity Luxe 805 GT gaming PC. On the one hand they have pushed the specification of the hardware with an overclocked 4.7GHz Core i7-6700K and GT... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on February 5, 2016 under Highlights V, PC
Vibox has created a gaming PC called Rapture-Chaos MX2 that uses a long list of high end components. The result is an overclocked powerhouse that storms through games at 1080p, with the added bonus th... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 5, 2016 under Highlights 2, Keyboards
The Razer Black Widow has become very popular over the years, often being touted as one of the finest gaming keyboards around. Today, we are looking at the brand new 2016 edition, using Razer's own hi... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on February 4, 2016 under Highlights, SSD Drives
Back at launch in July 2015 we reviewed the OCZ Trion 100 SSD's. These were the first OCZ drives to feature a Toshiba controller and A19 TLC NAND flash. Today we look at the latest iteration of the Tr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 3, 2016 under Competitions
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at reviewing hardware? Well, we would like to give you that chance with one of our 'reviewer for a day' giveaways. This time, we have teamed up with Sapphire to o... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on February 2, 2016 under Highlights 2, PC
MSI has given its ten litre small form factor Nightblade MI a serious upgrade, although you are unlikely to spot the changes as the chassis remains very similar on the outside. If you know what you ar... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on February 1, 2016 under Highlights, Memory
Only the highest of memory speeds are worthy of G.Skill's Trident series branding, so it should come as little surprise to see that the starting point for the vendor's T... more.
14 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 29, 2016 under Highlights 2, Software & Gaming
Back in 2013, the Tomb Raider reboot impressed us all on the PC side with its graphical features- the game even went on to become one of our 'go to' benchmarks for GPU reviews. Now, after a brief s... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on January 29, 2016 under Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile
PC Specialist has configured a mid-range Skylake laptop called Octane II that packs enough punch for gaming. You get a choice of GeForce GTX 970M or 980M graphics as well as support for as many as fou... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on January 29, 2016 under Competitions, Highlights
This year could see SSD sales match mechanical hard drive shipments in pre-built PCs for the first time ever. The advent of VR headsets in the coming months will drive several new markets - and the ... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on January 27, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights 2
AMD released their R9 Fury back in July 2015, and our review at the time was fairly positive with concerns mainly leveled over the pricing. Today we look at the Sapphire Nitro R9 Fury 4GB - a new trip... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 26, 2016 under Highlights V, Memory
DDR4 memory has made its way to the mainstream with the introduction of Skylake and the Z170 platform, however many buyers were not happy with the operating latencies of... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 25, 2016 under Highlights, Mouse
Back in December, Cooler Master announced the CM Storm Sentinel III, its latest gaming mouse bringing new features including an improved tracking sensor, a customizable OLED display and new RGB lighti... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on January 23, 2016 under Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile
Aorus, the high-end brand created by Gigabyte, has put a lot of work into the X7 Pro-Sync and the result is an exceptionally slender laptop that packs a severe gaming punch. The chassis only measures ... more.
9 CommentsPosted by James Morris on January 22, 2016 under Highlights V, Motherboard, Workstation
Motherboards aimed at professional usage have quite different requirements to those aimed at consumer activities like gaming. For a start, whilst gamers are swiftly moving onto the Z170 chipset and In... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 21, 2016 under Highlights 2, Pen Drives
Kingston has earned a reputation with its HyperX brand over the last few years. Today, we are taking a look at the HyperX Savage 128GB USB drive, which supports first-generation USB 3.1 technology and... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on January 20, 2016 under Apple, Highlights 2, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Mobile, Pen Drives
The iKlips from Adam Elements may look like a lowly USB flash drive, but its main purpose it as removable storage for iOS devices. On one end is a USB 3 connector, while at the other, a Lighting conn... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on January 19, 2016 under Highlights, Monitors
It’s no surprise that ultra-wide curved screens such as the 34-inch Philips Brilliance BDM3490UC are becoming popular as they present a compelling alternative to traditional 16:9 displays. The extr... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 18, 2016 under Highlights V, Motherboard
Right now, the mini-ITX scene is extremely popular for gamers and enthusiasts. A combined effort by component manufacturers has seen greater emphasis being put on innovative mini-ITX cases, short grap... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on January 15, 2016 under Highlights, Monitors
Acer’s XB270HU is a 27-inch G-Sync display with a bright IPS panel. It supports a native WQHD resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 and a refresh rate of 144Hz, with Nvidia’s ULMB technology to boot, round... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on January 14, 2016 under Annual Awards
Back in November, KitGuru readers started to nominate their choices for the best hardware of the year. We published the result of all your voting earlier this year, in the KitGuru Reader Awards. At ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on January 13, 2016 under Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile
MSI has given its mighty Titan gaming laptop a serious upgrade. You have to look fairly closely to spot the differences on the outside, however the evidence is there if you know where to look. Turn to... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on January 12, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V
Thermaltake Core X71 is a full tower ATX case that stands 677mm tall. That's huge. The easiest way to get an idea about Core X71 is to imagine that Thermaltake has taken a tower case such as Core V51 ... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 11, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard
Tackling the premium gaming market, MSI outfits the Z170A Gaming M7 with a number of features that will have eager buyers licking their lips. Alongside the eye-catching red and black colour scheme, ha... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on January 7, 2016 under Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile
MSI's GT80 Titan was our favourite laptop of 2015. Our original review way back in January last year scored it 9.5 out of 10. It also won our highest award for best laptop of the year 2015. This was t... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 7, 2016 under Highlights V, Keyboards
Towards the end of 2014, Logitech jumped on the RGB craze with a brand new flagship keyboard, the G910 Orion Spark - not only did the keyboard offer fantastic lighting but it also had a row of additio... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 6, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard
The availability of multiplier-locked Skylake chips has sparked an even greater emphasis on the need for low-cost motherboards to partner with such processors. ASRock's affordable Z170 Extreme4 utilis... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on January 5, 2016 under Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile
We had a good look at a preview model of the ROG G752VT but there is nothing quite like the experience of unboxing a brand new full retail gaming laptop. The headline features are Intel Skylake Core i... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on January 5, 2016 under Annual Awards
Hot on the heels of the KitGuru Editorial Awards, we have just completed counting on the very first KitGuru Reader Awards! We want to thank the army of readers who took the survey - we very much appre... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on January 4, 2016 under Cases, Highlights
Corsair Carbide 400Q is the junior sibling of the Carbide 600C we saw quite recently. The Q suffix stands for Quiet and C for Clear (i.e. it has a windowed panel) and both Carbide 400 and 600 come in ... more.
- Visceral’s secret Star Wars game is a ‘few years’ away... Filed under: Software & Gaming
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- Overclockers UK is having a sale on the Sapphire R9 390 Nitro... Filed under: Graphics
- ASRock BIOS update disables Non-K Skylake overclocking... Filed under: CPU
- Logitech launches G810 gaming keyboard... Filed under: Keyboards