Archive for the ‘Highlights’ Category
1 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.
0 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.
10 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 25, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Software & Gaming
After five long years, Adam Jensen has returned this week in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Aside from being a sequel to the events of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Mankind Divided is also a bit of a technica... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on August 23, 2016 under Cases, Component, Highlights, Reviews
SilverStone Primera PM01 is a mid-tower case that offers you the option of installing a 360mm radiator at the front or in the roof and also packs in an array of LED lighting. As you can see in our vi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Brian Smith on August 19, 2016 under Event, Highlights
With almost 350,00 visitors expected to tour the vast halls of the Koelnmesse before Gamescom closes its doors on 21st August 2016, KitGuru walked a marathon on your behalf to find the best bits. Whil... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on August 17, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Reviews
As a mid-range GPU the most affordable GTX 1060's from Nvidia partners are likely to attract the eye of PC Gamers looking to upgrade on a tight budget. Palit answers this call directly with a more pri... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on August 11, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Reviews
Nvidia's GTX 1080 has been dominating the high end this year with AMD placing focus in the low end to mid range market with their RX 480, RX 470 and RX 460. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has described the... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on August 9, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Reviews
Today we take a look at the third RX 470 card to hit our labs - the MSI RX 470 Gaming X 8G. This card ships with a dual fan custom cooler, as well as enhanced out of the box clock speeds. The talking ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 5, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights
Sennheiser is well known for high-quality headphones aimed at an audience that prides itself on substance - and a little style - over anything else. Tr... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on August 4, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Reviews
Today is the second of AMD's recent graphics card releases. While AMD sampled reference solutions for RX 480, they are relying on partner cards for the RX 470 launch. Today we take a close up look at ... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on August 2, 2016 under Highlights, Keyboards
Cooler Master has added a new keyboard called MasterKeys Pro M White LEDs to its impressive array of peripherals. The name pretty much tells you all you need to know about the hardware, although it ta... more.
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.
50 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.
38 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on July 19, 2016 under Component, Graphics, Highlights, Reviews
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, Reviews
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.
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