Archive for the ‘Highlights V’ Category
4 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on December 9, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V, Reviews
With its aggressive, angular fascia - and a name to match - the Corsair Carbide SPEC-ALPHA is certainly a case that grabs your attention. While the SPEC-ALPHA does have an emphasis on its 'modern' sty... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on December 8, 2016 under Channel, Graphics, Highlights V, Software & Gaming
KitGuru despatched Leo Waldock for an exclusive interview with Andrej Zdravkovic, Corporate Vice President for Software and Platform Engineering at AMD and Terry Makedon, Director – Product Manageme... more.
7 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on November 11, 2016 under Highlights V, Power Supplies
Kolink may be a new name to KitGuru labs - however their products are created by Hungarian 'Caseking Kellytech', a sister company of European Caseking ... who unsurprisingly have exclusive distributio... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 9, 2016 under Base Unit, Gaming PC, Highlights V, Reviews
MSI appears to have delivered a new PC format with its Aegis Ti gaming system that we think of as Small-ish Form Factor. In appearance, Aegis Ti bears a strong resemblance to Aegis X. However, it is c... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on November 4, 2016 under Highlights V, Reviews, SSD Drives
When we first looked at Crucial's MX300 drive it was only available as a limited edition 750GB model. Since then, the production of the 3D TLC NAND that the MX300 uses has reached a level to enabl... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 2, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V, Reviews
Fractal Design Define Mini C is a Micro-ATX case that fills a gap in the range of Fractal cases between the mid-tower Define R5 and Mini-ITX Define Nano S. The cosmetic similarities with other Defi... more.
16 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 1, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights V, Software & Gaming
In an effort to try and hurt Call of Duty sales this year, EA has gone ahead and released two massive multiplayer shooters within the space of one week - Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1. We have already... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on October 28, 2016 under Highlights V, Reviews, SSD Drives
The latest addition to Plextor's range of SSDs is the M8P line of drives. The M8P family is the company's first SSD range to use NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory) architecture and comes in two formats - ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 25, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights V, Site News
Nvidia has launched their new GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti graphics cards today. The GP107 GPU aims to form the foundation for a graphics card that offers 1080p 60 FPS gameplay, even in AAA titles, withou... more.
24 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 21, 2016 under Competitions, Highlights V
We like to give back to our readers whenever the opportunity presents itself, so we have teamed up with G.Skill to give away 15 prizes! We have five G.Skill Trident Z 16GB 3200MHz DDR4 RAM kits up for... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on October 19, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V, Reviews
The short version of this review is that Phanteks has given its Enthoo Pro M case a minor update and has changed the main side panel for a sheet of tempered glass. The slightly longer version is that ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on October 15, 2016 under Competitions 2, Highlights V
Fancy giving your living room a serious boost when it comes to PC gaming? Well we have got a MEGA PRIZE for you! The CouchMaster Cycon offers you the ultimate in gaming comfort on your very own sofa, ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on October 13, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V, Reviews
Aerocool DS230 has a familiar look about it, somewhat akin to a Fractal Design Define R5 or Thermaltake F51 standing on a small plinth. The emphasis is on low noise, which makes perfect sense in a Dea... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on October 10, 2016 under Highlights V, Peripheral, Reviews
There is no doubt that PC gaming is still all about the mouse and keyboard. While there has definitely been a big push towards gaming in the living room, as proven by Steam with their Steam Machines ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on October 7, 2016 under Highlights V, Pen Drives, Reviews
You may have never heard of the company, but iStorage are the trusted global leaders in PIN-authenticated data storage devices using military-level hardware encryption. The datAshur PRO Flash Drive is... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on October 5, 2016 under Highlights V, NAS, Network, Reviews
We recently reviewed the AS6104T four-bay NAS from Asustor and now we've had a chance to get to grips with it's more powerful sibling, the AS6204T which uses a quad-core Intel Braswell processor in pl... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on October 4, 2016 under Cooling, Highlights V, Reviews
Back in July, the Deepcool Captain 240 EX featured in a 6 way round-up of mainstream AIO coolers. Today we are looking at its smaller counterpart, the Captain 120 EX. The model we were sent for revi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on September 29, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights V, Reviews
Gigabyte's BRIX line of barebones PCs are typically small and low-powered - at least, when compared with a mini-ITX desktop system, for example. However, the new BRIX Gaming UHD aims to change all of ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on September 28, 2016 under Highlights V, Reviews, SSD Drives
Kingston's SSDNow KC400 family is part of the company's business-oriented SSD product line which features end-to-end data path protection, technologies to protect data in the NAND and guard agains... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 26, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights V, Reviews
Monster might not be a company that you are particularly well versed in as a hardcore KitGuru gamer/hardware enthusiast, but it is one you should hear more of in the future. Quite literally becaus... more.
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