Archive for the ‘Highlights’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on December 8, 2016 under Highlights, Reviews, SSD Drives
The one thing that was missing from Samsung’s range of SSD’s was a low price value oriented drive. This has been rectified by the arrival of the SSD750 EVO product line. To keep production costs... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on December 6, 2016 under Highlights, Reviews, SSD Drives
Kingston's DC400 series are the latest additions to the companies Enterprise range of SSDs and have been designed as entry level drives for data centers. The new drives have been built with read-inten... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on December 2, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
Spoilt for choice would be an understatement for any prospective buyers of the X99 platform. MSI alone has a motherboard for almost every possible price point, use-case scenario and type of user. Add ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on November 30, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights, Reviews
With Christmas fast approaching, you may well be considering treating yourself to a brand new gaming PC. However, Brexit has hit prices pretty hard when it comes to buying components - some GTX 1080s ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by James Morris on November 25, 2016 under Highlights, Monitors, Peripheral, Reviews
We were impressed with our first look at AOC’s new AGON gaming screen brand, which arrived in the shape of the AG27... more.
2 CommentsPosted by James Morris on November 23, 2016 under Highlights, Peripheral, Reviews, Routers
Now that decent WiFi is up there with running water, electricity and breathable air where home and business requirements are concerned, even the latest WLAN standards can be a little deficient. Servin... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 21, 2016 under Cases, Highlights
The Corsair Crystal 570X is an impressive new case from Corsair that uses tempered glass on all four main panels and then tops off the looks with three Corsair SP120 RGB fans at the front. These LED f... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on November 16, 2016 under Highlights, Keyboards, Reviews
HyperX have been making a concerted push into the peripheral market over the last couple of years. Initially, they limited themselves to headsets, and quickly built up an excellent reputation thanks t... more.
1 CommentsPosted by James Morris on November 14, 2016 under Component, Highlights, Motherboard, Professional, Reviews, Workstation
The Intel Broadwell-E generation is where the top end of the enthusiast market crosses over into the professional space. MSI’s X99A Workstation motherboard is based on the same consumer-oriented Int... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 11, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights, Reviews
Sennheiser has sent us through a few different headsets as of late, each as impressive as the last. They are expensive though. For those who do not fanc... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on November 8, 2016 under General Purpose PC, Highlights, Reviews
Gigabyte have impressed us previously with their BRIX family of devices. We last reviewed the BRIX Gaming UHD, a slightly larger, Mac Pro-style device which focused on being a small gaming machine. To... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on November 3, 2016 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Reviews
MSI have been producing a fine line of gaming-oriented laptops for the last couple of years and today we look at their latest super slimline 17 inch model which features a Core i7 processor, Nvidia GT... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on November 2, 2016 under Annual Awards, Highlights
After a couple of weeks of voting, we've had the thoughts and votes of several hundred of you on what you think the best hardware of the year is. However we know there's more of you out there with st... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 31, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, 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 - Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2. In this perform... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 26, 2016 under Highlights, Mouse, Reviews
Thermaltake released the Tt eSports Black mouse way back in 2010 and we were big fans of it even then, but times change and the world of peripherals has... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on October 24, 2016 under Cases, Highlights, Reviews
NZXT S340 Elite is a modern twist on the S340 that launched in 2014. If you stand a short distance away from the Elite, the most obvious change is the tempered glass side panel which looks lovely and ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on October 21, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
X99 holds a relatively exclusive status in the PC market, even among DIY builders and enthusiasts, since the entry costs to the platform are higher in a variety of areas. ASRock addresses this price-l... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on October 18, 2016 under Highlights, Reviews, SSD Drives
Samsung's latest high-end flagship SSD is the SSD960 PRO which uses Samsung's 3rd generation 256Gb 48-layer 2-bit MLC V-NAND together with a new controller called Polaris. There will also be a new upd... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 14, 2016 under Highlights, Keyboards, Reviews
Although we are big fans of mechanical keyboards here at KitGuru, there is no denying that there are some rather fancy membrane boards in existence too. Roccat's Skeltr, though, is looking to beco... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on October 10, 2016 under Highlights, Notebook, Reviews
From the moment Nvidia announced its new GTX 10-series graphics chips we only had one question ‘When will we see the new MSI Titan?’. Well, the answer is ‘now’. The previous GT80S 6QF Titan wa... more.
10 CommentsPosted by James Morris on October 6, 2016 under Highlights, Monitors, Peripheral, Reviews
The market for monitors specifically aimed at gaming seems to be thriving. The AG271QX is the first one we have seen from AOC's new AGON range, specifically designed for the gamer. It's a 27in unit wi... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 4, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Interviews, Software & Gaming
KitGuru was recently given the chance to fire some questions over to AMD's Scott Wasson on the topic of frame pacing for multi-GPU (mGPU) configurations using DirectX 12. Frame pacing has long be... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 30, 2016 under Cases, Component, Highlights, Reviews
BitFenix Aurora is a mid-tower case that aims at the enthusiast market with support for custom loop watercooling and a number of options for lighting, including connection to the Asus Aura system. Bot... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on September 26, 2016 under Competitions, Highlights, Motherboard
With 'Racing Super 5' styling, the Biostar Z170GT7 mainboard includes both USB Type C and 32Gb/s M.2 for fast data transfer as well as Vivid LED DJ which allows for on-board colour customisation - g... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on September 22, 2016 under Cooling, Highlights, Reviews
Typically, the better performing 240mm+ watercooling AIOs command a price premium. After all, in our 6 way round-up back in July, the coolers which claimed the top two spots both cost in excess of 1... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 16, 2016 under Cases, Component, Highlights, Reviews
Corsair Carbide Air 740 is a larger version of the £125 Carbide Air 540 that is taller, wider, deeper and comes with a cosmetically different front panel. Carbide Air 740 has a hinged main door with ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on September 13, 2016 under Highlights, Reviews, SSD Drives
Toshiba OCZ already has the RD400 in the high-end/enthusiast SSD market segment and the TR150 at the value end of it. Notably missing was a new up to date drive to compete in the mainstream market... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on September 8, 2016 under Component, Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
Since the launch of Intel's Broadwell-E CPU family for the X99 platform KitGuru has seen and tested a of variety refreshed motherboards from ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI. However, no assessment of new X99 m... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on September 5, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
Intel's next-gen CPU architecture, Kaby Lake, is expected at some point in the coming months but for now Skylake remains the prominent choice for PC builders. Z170 continues to be the flagship chips... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 30, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard
Gigabyte has taken the Broadwell-E launch as an opportunity to update its X99 motherboard line-up. Today we will be examining the X99-Ultra Gaming – a feature-rich motherboard with premium offerings... more.
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