Archive for the ‘Highlights’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on August 27, 2015 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook
The ZenBook UX305 is the latest Ultrabook offering from Asus. When I last reviewed one of their products - the hybrid T300 Chi - it greatly impressed me. The UX305 is a similar device, with a Core M p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 25, 2015 under Highlights, Speakers
When it comes to buying a wireless speaker to give your smartphone a little more oomph whilst playing music, many people merely look at the price and b... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 20, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights
Nvidia's Maxwell GPU architecture has been well-received by enthusiasts and gamers. One of the most promising features for Nvidia has been the architecture's ability to scale positively from low-end t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on August 14, 2015 under Competitions 2, Highlights
Without doubt, one of the most unusual chassis we have ever seen in the KitGuru Labs is the Deepcool Tristellar. It combines unique styling with solid engineering and the ability to comfortably integ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on August 11, 2015 under Highlights, NAS
It may not be immediately apparent that the QNAP TS-453mini is a NAS that accommodates up to four 3.5-inch hard drives. Its tiny footprint (200mmx151mm) requires the bare minimum of shelf space, howev... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 10, 2015 under Highlights, Keyboards
Corsair Gaming dismayed long-time fans last year when it dropped its famous sales logo in favour of a tribal tattoo. Following fan outrage however, it ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on August 7, 2015 under Highlights, Network
Supporting 4x4 quad-stream 802.11ac speeds, the Asus EA-AC87 is a wireless bridge that’s designed to compliment the RT-AC87U router, as one of the few ways to get the fastest possible performance fr... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 5, 2015 under Highlights, Motherboard
The launch of Intel's Skylake CPUs sees the introduction of a whole new platform based around the LGA 1151 socket. Making use of Intel's feature-healthy Z170 chipset, Asus is targeting gamers who ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on August 1, 2015 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook
Lenovo offers its YOGA 15 Ultrabook in a number of different versions (we count at least five SKUs) however the fundamentals remain the same. This convertible laptop is built around a magnesium-alloy ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on July 29, 2015 under Highlights, PC
Don't have time to build your own PC? Want a nice compact, good looking system featuring one of the latest AMD Fury graphics cards? The OCUK 'Evolution Wrath' System might just tickle the taste buds. ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 28, 2015 under Cases, Highlights, Power Supplies
Fractal Design offers its new Mini-ITX Node 202 either as a bare case or paired with its Integra SFX 450W PSU. When you consider how few SFX PSUs there are on the market it probably makes sense to go ... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on July 22, 2015 under Highlights, Monitors
BenQ’s latest mid-range monitor is a 27-inch 1440p screen with an IPS flicker-free panel. It’s suitable for most general tasks, with excellent picture quality and a bright screen. It should be fin... more.
16 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on July 17, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights
Today we take a look at the second Fury card to hit our labs, the Asus Radeon R9 Fury Strix. This card ships with the latest Asus DirectCU III cooler and a very modest overclock, activated directly vi... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 15, 2015 under Cases, Highlights
KitGuru had a sneak preview of the be quiet! Silent Base 800 Window at Computex and now we have got our hands on the finished case (we're still waiting to see the Silent Base 600, ... more.
32 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on July 10, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights
Today we take a look at AMD's second graphics card based on the 28nm 'Fiji' Silicon. The Sapphire Fury card is the first to hit our labs, and it features a new version of their highly acclaimed 'Tri-X... more.
14 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on July 7, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights
Today we look at one of the most exciting graphics cards to hit our labs this year - the new Asus STRIX Gaming GTX 980 Ti featuring the latest Direct CU 3 cooling system. This 3 fan cooling system use... more.
35 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on July 3, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights
Today we take a somewhat belated look at the latest AMD flagship, the R9 Fury X. This graphics card has been designed to tackle Nvidia in the high end, specifically their similarly priced GTX980 Ti. T... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 1, 2015 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile
Overclockers UK has exclusive dibs on a one-off consignment of 168 Asus Republic Of Gamers G501JW laptops. These are thin and light 15.6-inch models which are built using an aluminium chassis and meas... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on June 30, 2015 under Highlights, Power Supplies
Logically, if you start out by creating apparatus and methods to test power supplies, you naturally have a deeper understanding of the product's internals. When Mr Chang started Seasonic in 1975, that... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on June 29, 2015 under Competitions 3, Highlights
CyberPower are working with KitGuru this month to give away a stunning £2,000 system. The Infinity Xtreme Cube Gaming PC ships with an Intel i7 5820k 6 core processor, 16GB of DDR4 memory, Gigabyte X... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 28, 2015 under Highlights, Keyboards
PC gamers come in all shapes and sizes and so do the spaces they game on. If you have a small room with limited desk space are you stuck with an oversiz... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on June 26, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights, Interviews
What promised to be a fairly straightforward launch sequence turned into a series of incredibly interesting stories that engaged just about every enthusiast user on the web. Whatever your personal opi... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 17, 2015 under Highlights, Peripheral
Razer has been at the forefront of gaming grade mouse development for years, helping to push the boundaries of what a gamer's right and left hand man ar... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on June 16, 2015 under Event, Highlights, Interviews, Mouse
As the Electronics Entertainment Event (E3) prepares to kick off in the Los Angeles Convention Centre, KitGuru managed to get an exclusive interview with Razer CEO and Founder, Min-Liang Tan. As well... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 14, 2015 under Headphones, Highlights
Today we are going to be taking a look at another headset from Sharkoon, the RUSH ER1. With such market saturation in recent months can it compete with the other budget headsets we have tested this ye... more.
34 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on June 12, 2015 under Channel, Graphics, Highlights
It has been some time since AMD were able to punch Intel on the chin at product launch -- and this year Nvidia have been left to dominate the graphics industry. Their Nvidia's GTX980, GTX980 Ti and Ti... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on June 11, 2015 under Highlights, Motherboard
The push for small yet powerful computers has been evident over the past few years. Many enthusiasts are no longer happy with an ATX motherboard and full tower chassis to house their single graphics c... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on June 8, 2015 under Accessories, Highlights, Laptop / Mobile
Wireless chargers have been available for flagship phones for some time however they have often been limited in that charging speeds are not as fast as a wired connection and certain manufacturers' ph... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on June 3, 2015 under Highlights, Monitors
This IPS display from AOC follows a new trend in PC displays, by presenting a native resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 (WQHD) with a 25-inch screen size, rather than the more common 27 inches. With all the ... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 28, 2015 under Cooling, Highlights
We have been waiting since March for the be quiet! Dark Rock TF CPU cooler and now the day has finally arrived. Other members of the Dark Rock family use a vertical box cooler design however the Dark ... more.
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