Archive for the ‘Highlights’ Category
3 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.
0 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on May 5, 2016 under Component, Highlights, Motherboard
MSI has delivered a bold and uniquely styled range of gaming motherboards for the Z170 platform since it's launch, the XPower Gaming Titanium and Gaming M7 are two excellent examples that we've tested... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on May 4, 2016 under Highlights, Mouse, Peripheral
At the end of 2014, we reviewed Corsair's M65 gaming mouse. Now we have an updated version, named the M65 Pro. Aimed at FPS gamers - the M65 Pro has a healthy feature-set and certainly looks good on p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 2, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights
Today we are taking a look at MSI's brand new gaming headset, the DS502, boasting 7.1 surround sound, premium build and Hi-Fi level sound quality in a lightweight, ergonomically designed package. How ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on April 26, 2016 under Channel, Highlights, PC
STOP! If you have never built a PC before, this video is not a step by step guide for newbies. It doesn’t explain how to insert a processor, or what you do with a power supply. It won’t tell you h... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on April 26, 2016 under Component, Highlights, SSD Drives
When thinking about which SSD to buy Transcend might not be the first name that springs to mind but they have been in the Flash storage game for many years. They have a range of SSD's for both consume... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 23, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Virtual Reality
Despite a few supply issues, the past two weeks have seen the commercial launch of two high-end virtual reality headsets from Oculus VR and HTC/Valve, so understandably there's a lot of buzz about the... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on April 22, 2016 under Competitions, Highlights
If you have been following KitGuru then you have probably noticed that we like to give back to our readers whenever we can. This month, we are teaming up with Deepcool who are celebrating their 20th a... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on April 20, 2016 under Highlights, Memory
The introduction of the Skylake platform by Intel successfully brought DDR4 to the "mainstream" market, previously DDR4 uptake had been limited by the high entry costs of the only supported consumer p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on April 14, 2016 under Gaming Rig, Highlights, PC
The FiercePC Imperial Stormer is a gaming PC that squeezes a custom-built water-cooling loop and some very nifty lighting effects into a rather svelte Corsair Chassis. This enables a mighty 4.7GHz ove... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 11, 2016 under Highlights, PC
The design of MSI Vortex clearly borrows a fair amount from the latest Apple Mac Pro, however there is more to this tiny powerhouse of a PC than meets the eye. Apple packs a Xeon and dual AMD FirePro ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on April 7, 2016 under Gaming Rig, Highlights
The Gladiator Apocalypse has a quad-core Skylake processor with a 3.2GHz Turbo Clock, 8GB of memory and a GeForce GTX 970, and costs just £750. While that’s a purely mid-range specification, it’s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 4, 2016 under Highlights, Keyboards
Although we spend a lot of time here extolling the virtues of mechanical keyboards and their switches, there is no denying that they are generally quite expensive. This is why sometimes you have to co... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 30, 2016 under Cases, Highlights
When Phanteks first launched its Enthoo Mini XL case we were, in almost equal measure, impressed and confused. This was an enormous Micro-ATX case that offered the option of installing two systems at ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on March 25, 2016 under Competitions, Highlights, Power Supplies
If you are enjoying some time off work at Easter while filling your face with chocolate eggs, perhaps it is a good time to get off your butt to build that new system? Do you want to replace that aging... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on March 22, 2016 under Highlights, Power Supplies
Today we are looking at one of the new power supplies from leading German brand be quiet! The new Pure Power 9 range is a dual 12V rail design which has achieved 80 Plus Silver certification. The new ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on March 18, 2016 under Highlights, Routers
The Linksys WRT1900ACS is a 3x3 802.11ac router with the brand’s signature chunky blue design along with some fairly powerful innards. A dual-core 1.6GHz processor and 512MB of memory powers a graph... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 15, 2016 under Highlights, Keyboards
While there has been no shortage of RGB keyboards over the last year, there has been a distinct lack of RGB keyboards with Cherry MX switches. Fortunately, it looks like that is starting to change as ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 14, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights
Considering how long some Kickstarter campaigns can take to deliver to their backers, it's great to see Trinity with a number of finished products avail... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 11, 2016 under Highlights, Mouse
No matter how many buttons your mouse has, some gamers want more of them. That is why rodents like the Razer Naga exist, offering more function in a mouse than almost any other. Designed with MOBA and... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 8, 2016 under Cases, Cooling, CPU, Highlights
Corsair H5 SF is an All-In-One (AIO) liquid cooler that was developed for the small form factor Bulldog chassis and has now been released as a separate component aimed at the home PC builder. In a con... more.
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