Archive for the ‘Highlights’ Category
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 10, 2016 under Highlights, SSD Drives
With USB 3.1 and Type-C starting to become a bit more common, it is about time we start to see devices really take advantage of it. Today, we are taking a look at the SanDisk Extreme 900, a 480GB port... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on February 7, 2016 under Highlights, PC
Cyberpower has taken an interesting approach with its Infinity Luxe 805 GT gaming PC. On the one hand they have pushed the specification of the hardware with an overclocked 4.7GHz Core i7-6700K and GT... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on February 4, 2016 under Highlights, SSD Drives
Back at launch in July 2015 we reviewed the OCZ Trion 100 SSD's. These were the first OCZ drives to feature a Toshiba controller and A19 TLC NAND flash. Today we look at the latest iteration of the Tr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on February 1, 2016 under Highlights, Memory
Only the highest of memory speeds are worthy of G.Skill's Trident series branding, so it should come as little surprise to see that the starting point for the vendor's T... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on January 29, 2016 under Competitions, Highlights
This year could see SSD sales match mechanical hard drive shipments in pre-built PCs for the first time ever. The advent of VR headsets in the coming months will drive several new markets - and the ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 25, 2016 under Highlights, Mouse
Back in December, Cooler Master announced the CM Storm Sentinel III, its latest gaming mouse bringing new features including an improved tracking sensor, a customizable OLED display and new RGB lighti... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on January 19, 2016 under Highlights, Monitors
It’s no surprise that ultra-wide curved screens such as the 34-inch Philips Brilliance BDM3490UC are becoming popular as they present a compelling alternative to traditional 16:9 displays. The extr... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on January 15, 2016 under Highlights, Monitors
Acer’s XB270HU is a 27-inch G-Sync display with a bright IPS panel. It supports a native WQHD resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 and a refresh rate of 144Hz, with Nvidia’s ULMB technology to boot, round... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 11, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard
Tackling the premium gaming market, MSI outfits the Z170A Gaming M7 with a number of features that will have eager buyers licking their lips. Alongside the eye-catching red and black colour scheme, ha... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 6, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard
The availability of multiplier-locked Skylake chips has sparked an even greater emphasis on the need for low-cost motherboards to partner with such processors. ASRock's affordable Z170 Extreme4 utilis... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on January 4, 2016 under Cases, Highlights
Corsair Carbide 400Q is the junior sibling of the Carbide 600C we saw quite recently. The Q suffix stands for Quiet and C for Clear (i.e. it has a windowed panel) and both Carbide 400 and 600 come in ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 31, 2015 under Highlights, Soundcard
When it comes to building a gaming PC these days, a high-end sound card is likely pretty far down on your list of priorities. However, if you are serious about audio and want to get the best out of yo... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on December 27, 2015 under Component, Highlights
NZXT has updated its HUE lighting controller and while the HUE+ name may sound familiar the system has undergone a radical overhaul. Previously you had a control unit that sits in an optical drive bay... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on December 22, 2015 under Highlights, Power Supplies
Today we analyse one of the new power supplies from Deep Cool - the DQ750ST. This non modular unit is 80 Plus Gold Certified and they have also incorporated a quiet 120mm speed adjustable fan into... more.
3 CommentsPosted by James Morris on December 17, 2015 under Gaming Rig, Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook
Gaming laptops have the reputation of being monstrous objects requiring specially constructed bags for carrying them between locations with the battery life span of electronic gnats. With the MSI GS40... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on December 13, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights
On July 1st we reviewed one of the first Sapphire R9 390 Nitro cards out of the factory. Sapphire since updated the card, adding a back plate and increasing the clock speeds - and today we present a f... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on December 8, 2015 under Cases, Highlights
Corsair Carbide 600C (Clear) or Q (Quiet) adopts a novel design that effectively turns your PC 'upside down'. The easiest way to understand what Corsair has done is to look at our photos and watch the... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 4, 2015 under Highlights, Soundcard
Ask any PC gamer what their system specifications are and they will be able to rattle off a detailed list of numbers and brand names ... however there i... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 30, 2015 under Highlights, PC
In a world awash with PCs powered by Intel Core i3, i5 and i7, Vibox has come up with an inexpensive alternative that uses an AMD CPU. We cannot recall the last time we tested an AMD PC so we are very... more.
26 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 29, 2015 under Highlights, Software & Gaming
Many PC gamers grew frustrated with Ubisoft last year following the abysmal launch of Assassin's Creed: Unity, to the point where many were skeptical about this year's release, Assassin's Creed: Syndi... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 25, 2015 under Cooling, Highlights
You might be surprised by the news that EKWB has entered the All In One liquid cooling market with the Predator 240 and Predator 360 systems. After all, EKWB (Edvard Konig Water Blocks) is a specialis... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on November 23, 2015 under Highlights, Keyboards, Peripheral
Here at KitGuru we review many a mechanical keyboard, with some costing in excess of £100. Today's keyboard, however, is aimed squarely at the user on a budget. Priced at just £27.99, the TT eSports... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on November 17, 2015 under Annual Awards, Highlights
Over the course of 2015, KitGuru Labs has run tens of thousands of tests across a broad range of products - and delivered the results to you alongside high definition images and HD video. Our aw... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 9, 2015 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile
Asus is rolling out the big guns with its new Republic Of Gamers G752 gaming laptop and KitGuru has an exclusive preview to show you the hardware in action. The headline features are Intel Skylake Cor... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on November 4, 2015 under Highlights, Motherboard
Asus' TUF series of motherboards takes a different approach towards the market when compared to the gaming, overclocking, and 'standard' line-ups each vendors has in its product catalogue. Built prima... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 30, 2015 under Highlights, Memory
You may not have heard of KLEVV - the newest player on the consumer memory scene. KLEVV's parent company, Essencore, falls under the same SK Group umbrella corporation a... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on October 27, 2015 under Highlights, Routers
The ASRock G10 is the first 802.11ac router from ASRock, a firm that until now has been better known for its motherboard designs. It supports up to quad-stream 802.11ac wireless speeds, along with old... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on October 23, 2015 under Camera, Channel, CPU, Event, Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, PC, Software & Gaming, Tablet PC
KitGuru were invited to spend some time with Intel on 21st October at Shoreditch Studios, London. Intel used a photographic studio in a converted railway arch in Shoreditch to display a show case of n... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 22, 2015 under Highlights, Keyboards
Today we are taking a look at the ThermalTake's TT eSports Poseidon Z Mechanical Keyboard, featuring Kailh brown switches. This model lacks RGB lighting but at £64.99, could this be a decent optio... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 21, 2015 under Highlights, Mobile, Speakers
It can prove difficult getting all the features you want in a Bluetooth speaker while keeping it affordable, but that is what Inateck has attempted to do with... more.
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