Archive for the ‘Highlights’ Category
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 28, 2016 under Cooling, Highlights
Alphacool, the long-established German liquid cooling company, knows exactly how tough it can be to select the correct components to build a custom loop for a PC. Their answer lies in a selection of 1... more.
39 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on July 26, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Reviews
AMD launched their RX 480 at the end of June and I was on hand to offer my analysis of the reference card at the time. Today we present our review of the new Asus RX 480 Strix Gaming OC, a custom solu... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 24, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights, Reviews
HyperX Cloud headsets have been some of our highest scoring over the last couple of years, so you can imagine we were excited to get our hands on a new set of cans from the same company. ... more.
37 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on July 19, 2016 under Component, Graphics, Highlights
AMD's decision to launch its first next-gen 14nm GPU in the mid-range, the RX 480, has invoked an almost instantaneous response from its rival Nvidia. AMD released the RX 480 at the end of June into t... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on July 14, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights, PC, Reviews
With the recent release of the new AMD RX 480 graphics card, system builders are keen to start shipping out PCs with the new GPU inside. We have already seen one such desktop with a RX 480 from PCSpec... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on July 11, 2016 under Component, Graphics, Highlights
Back in early 2014 Nvidia first demonstrated its Maxwell architecture, based on a 28nm process, and in unorthodox fashion the first graphics card to emerge was the low-power GTX 750 Ti. It wasn't unti... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on July 6, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights
Today we take a look at another GTX 1080 card, the Palit GTX 1080 GameRock Premium Edition. This card features one of the highest boost clock speeds we have seen as well as the G-PANEL front panel whi... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 5, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights, PC
PC Specialist has broken a speed record to hustle a budget gaming PC out of the door that uses the latest AMD RX 480 graphics card based on the new Polaris GPU. When you spend £799 you generally get... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 4, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights, PC
FiercePC has rushed us its new E-Sports Imperial Overlord gaming PC that is built around a Founders Edition GTX 1080 graphics card. This is especially big news for your reviewer who hand-carried a GTX... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on July 1, 2016 under Highlights, Keyboards, Peripheral
With eSports becoming more and more popular in recent years, there has been a growing trend of peripheral manufacturers releasing products aimed at aspiring eSports gamers. Today we look at the Xtrfy ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on June 28, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights, PC, Reviews
There is no doubt that the PC industry has set its sights on the living room. It is this trend which has brought us Steam Machines, the Steam Controller and lapboards such as the Roccat Sova and Cors... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on June 24, 2016 under Highlights, Keyboards, Peripheral
Cherry are famed for their legendary keyboard switches, but they are less well known for producing their own keyboards. They have recently entered the market, however, and we have already analysed the... more.
16 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on June 22, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Reviews
Today we take a look at the new Asus Republic Of Gamers Strix GTX 1070 - a custom, overclocked card featuring a triple fan cooling system and dedicated RGB lighting system. We tested its bigger brothe... more.
16 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 21, 2016 under Highlights, Virtual Reality
When I reviewed the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive virtual reality headsets, I added a caveat to both pieces saying t... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on June 19, 2016 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile
In July 2015, Vodafone turned the mobile phone market upside down by releasing the Smart Ultra 6. It offered medium-to-high end hardware at a budget price of just £125. Now Vodafone are trying to d... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on June 16, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Reviews
Today we take a look at the new Gigabyte GTX 1080 G1 Gaming graphics card featuring a custom triple fan cooling system, out of the box enhanced clock speeds, improved power phase delivery alongside an... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on June 14, 2016 under Highlights, SSD Drives
While the PCI-Express interface is currently the way forward for performance SSD drives, 3D NAND technology holds the key to SSD capacities never even dreamed of before; Samsung's 16TB PM1633a being t... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on June 8, 2016 under Component, Highlights, Motherboard
With Intel's new range of Broadwell-E enthusiast grade CPUs now available, including the 10-core ... more.
38 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on June 3, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights
Back on May 17th Nvidia released their flagship, cutting edge GTX 1080, and today we look at the second card based on their Pascal architecture. The GTX 1070 Founders Edition is built on the 16nm FinF... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on June 1, 2016 under Highlights, Routers
The Netgear Nighthawk X4S D7800 looks just about identical to its slightly more powerful and similarly named cousin, the R7800, and the older R7500 before it. It’s a black trapezoid with four antenn... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 26, 2016 under Highlights, Peripheral, Reviews
The Corsair Lapdog is grandly described as a 'Gaming Control Centre', however that doesn't explain things very well as Lapdog is unlike anything we have seen before. The idea is that you have your gam... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on May 24, 2016 under Component, Highlights, SSD Drives
The RD400 is the first Toshiba-OCZ branded SSD to hit the market and is also Toshiba's first NVMe PCIe consumer drive. The flagship 1TB model has another claim to fame as the first 1TB class NVMe M.2 ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on May 20, 2016 under Highlights, Network
The Asus PL-N12 WiFi HomePlug AV500 Powerline Adapter kit is a relatively simple pair of adapters that simultaneously extend network range over both power lines and wireless. Designed for affordabilit... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on May 18, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights, Peripheral
Recently, we have looked at some innovative and ultimately expensive gaming headsets at KitGuru. Priced at just under £40, the Roccat Renga bucks that trend as it is firmly positioned toward the budg... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on May 16, 2016 under Highlights, NAS, Network
The latest AS6 series NAS units from Asustor are the first to market from any company powered by Intel's new Braswell Celeron processors as well as supporting dual channel memory. Currently t... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 13, 2016 under Highlights, Software & Gaming
Battleborn came out earlier this month and while its launch may have been overshadowed by the Overwatch open beta, this might not be a game you want to let fall by the wayside. Gearbox's 'hero shoote... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 12, 2016 under Highlights, NAS
At first glance the QNAP TAS-268 looks like a conventional two bay NAS that is a bit on the small side, although it dwarfs the single bay TAS-168 which is truly tiny. The curious thing is that the siz... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on May 10, 2016 under Highlights, Power Supplies
FSP released their Hydro G series late last year, and it was well received in our labs. It excelled in all key areas, delivering first class load regulation and stellar efficiency - ripple suppression... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on May 8, 2016 under Channel, Graphics, Highlights, Software & Gaming
KitGuru had an invite to the Nvidia Editors Day Event last week, and the guys in green brought some of the ID software development team over to showcase Doom (2016). We managed to get a front row seat... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on May 6, 2016 under Channel, Highlights, Interviews
You may have noticed that Radeon Software Crimson has been gaining a lot of positive momentum since its launch back in November. Radeon Technologies Group mastermind Raja Koduri brought Andrej Zdravko... more.
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