Archive for the ‘Highlights V’ Category
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 29, 2016 under Cooling, Highlights V, Reviews
Corsair has employed some nifty technology in its new range of ML fans however we have to be careful with the name. The bearings that support the rotors on the motors use Magnetic Levitation but this ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 27, 2016 under Gaming Seat, Highlights V, Reviews
Late last year we took a look at the Vertagear SL4000 gaming chair and while we were impressed by its comfort, we did run into some quality control issues with the build. Vertagear has since taken fee... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on July 26, 2016 under Component, Graphics, Highlights V
Nvidia's GTX 1060 is now available to buy and while the reference design (Founders Edition) is an interesting choice, it's the customised variants from Nvidia partners that should offer the best cooli... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on July 22, 2016 under Highlights V, NAS, Network, Reviews
Four bay tower NAS units aren't exactly svelte, however how about a four bay tower NAS that fits into the palm of your hand? The Synology DiskStation DS416slim is one of the smallest four bay NAS unit... more.
9 CommentsPosted by James Morris on July 19, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights V, PC, Reviews
The exponential evolution of gaming graphics shows no signs of abating. We have already seen a plethora of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 cards (most recently from ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 15, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights V, Reviews
Astell & Kern has had a place in the high-end Digital Audio Player market for years now, with its top-tier model running up a hefty £3300 price tag. However, there are those out there who enjoy q... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on July 12, 2016 under Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook, Reviews
Chromebooks are typically inexpensive and plasticky devices, targeting those who want just a basic laptop experience at a low pricepoint. Dell's Chromebook 13 7310 bucks that trend rather emphatically... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on July 7, 2016 under Component, Graphics, Highlights V, Reviews
If the persistent rumours are anything to go by, Nvidia will imminently extend Pascal to its mid-range with the launch of a GTX 1060. This means that, on paper at least, the GTX 960 will be superseded... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on July 5, 2016 under Highlights V, Monitors
The XG2700-4K is a brand new 4K gaming monitor from Viewsonic that offers both excellent image quality and good gaming performance, with full AMD FreeSync support. Viewsonic has always had its eye ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on July 1, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights V, Reviews
In recent weeks we have analysed GTX 1080 partner cards from ASUS and GIGABYTE, and today we look at the Gaming X 8G model from MSI. This graphics card is supplied with a beautiful looking custom dual... more.
49 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on June 29, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights V
2016 has been a slow year for graphics cards and while Nvidia launched their high end GTX1070 and GTX1080 solutions - they are strictly for the gaming audience with deeper pockets. AMD have approached... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on June 25, 2016 under Highlights V, Network
Asus is now the first company to bring a 4x4 802.11ac Ethernet adapter to market, in the form of the dual-band PCE-AC88. A small PCI-Express card, it’s intended for use in desktop PCs and is capable... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on June 20, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V
Cooler Master has been teasing us with the MasterCase Maker 5 for quite some time and finally the wait is over. We have previously seen the MasterCase 5 and Pro 5 (and rather liked the Pro) but what w... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on June 17, 2016 under Component, Highlights V, Motherboard
MSI's Godlike Gaming X99 motherboard first made an appearance mid last year with a striking design and a brazen claim to X99 motherboard superiority. Positioned against the ASUS Rampage V Extreme, now... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on June 14, 2016 under Highlights V, Keyboards, Mouse, Peripheral
The idea of a 'lapboard' has been around for a couple of years, but it is only now we have started to see any products materialise. For those who don't know, a lapboard is a way of bringing tried-and-... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on June 10, 2016 under Highlights V, SSD Drives
When we last looked at an SSD from SK hynix it was from their consumer portfolio. This time around we are looking at a drive from the other part of their storage business in the shape of the SE3010, ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 6, 2016 under Highlights V, Virtual Reality
The HTC Vive has proved to be quite a formidable piece of kit. Not only did it surprise when it stole much of Oculus' pre-release thunder with roomscal... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 2, 2016 under Highlights V, Reviews
We are back with another gaming chair review! This time around we are taking a look at the Epic Real Leather Gaming Chair from noblechairs. This is pitched as the first gaming chair in the world to us... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on June 1, 2016 under Highlights V, Power Supplies
Today we take a look at one of the latest power supplies from Silverstone - the SST-SX550. This is an SFX power supply designed to fit inside small form factor cases. It features 80 PLUS gold certific... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on May 27, 2016 under Cases, Channel, Highlights V
We recently had some time to chat with Aaron Licht about the upcoming be quiet! Dark Base 900 Chassis. This chassis is due for release at the end of June 2016 and Aaron takes us through all the main f... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 25, 2016 under Highlights V, Mouse
We tend to review quite a lot of high-end gaming mice but are there decent options for those on a tighter budget? Today, we are taking a look at the Ledos Optical Gaming Mouse from SpeedLink, featurin... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on May 23, 2016 under Highlights V, Mouse, Peripheral
Back in 2012, we reviewed Tt eSports’ Level 10M mouse, and now there is an updated ‘Advanced’ edition. With 3 zone RGB lighting, a 16,000 dpi sensor and adjustable height options it comes fully ... more.
19 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on May 17, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights V, Reviews
Based on the latest Pascal architecture, Nvidia claim the GTX 1080 is the most advanced graphics card ever made. The GTX 1080 is built on a new 16nm FinFET manufacturing process allowing the chip to i... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on May 12, 2016 under Component, Highlights V, Motherboard
KitGuru has seen a lot of evidence that new HEDT CPUs from Intel could be around the corner, under the name of Broadwell-E, including ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 11, 2016 under Highlights V, PC
Palicomp i5 Aurora is a gaming PC that promises serious performance with a price that sneaks in just under the £1,000 mark. In addition to those two key points Palicomp has jazzed up the case with a ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 6, 2016 under Highlights V, Mouse
Asus has been teasing us with its new flagship mouse, the ROG Spatha, for almost a year now but it is finally here. Featuring Wired and Wireless modes, 12 programmable buttons and a three zone RGB lig... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on May 5, 2016 under Highlights V, Monitors
AOC’s latest affordably priced 1080p display is about managing the basics well rather than high-end features. It costs just £199, a fair price for a 27-inch IPS display, and it has a nifty ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 3, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V
You need to build a tidy PC inside the Phanteks Evolv ATX Tempered Glass Edition as both side panels are full frame tempered glass with a tiny painted black bezel so absolutely everything inside the c... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 29, 2016 under Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile
So you fancy an Asus Republic Of Gamers laptop but you don't much fancy spending £1,500 on your new purchase. We feel your pain, but honestly can't you trim your expectations? Surely you know an Asus... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on April 29, 2016 under Hard Drives, Highlights V, NAS
The My Cloud EX2 Ultra -bay NAS is the latest addition to WD’s My Cloud Expert series aimed at SOHO use and is an update of the previous My Cloud EX2. The biggest of these updates is the change of S... more.
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