Archive for the ‘Highlights’ Category
25 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.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 25, 2015 under Highlights, Mouse
Today we look at the new eVGA Torq X5 gaming mouse built around the high grade Pixart 3988 optical sensor. It has 8 programmable buttons built in and a max reporting rate of 1000hz. It is attractivel... more.
3 CommentsPosted by James Morris on May 22, 2015 under Design & Create, Graphics, Highlights, Workstation
From the advent of affordable internet in the 90s to the explosion of broadband services over the past 5 years, content has been getting better and better. From building designers to game developers,... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on May 21, 2015 under Highlights, Monitors
The AOC Q2778VQE is a 27-inch 16:9 monitor with a WQHD (2,560 x 1,440) TN (twisted nematic) display and a refresh time of just 1ms, making it a good choice for gamers. It retails for a reasonable £28... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 19, 2015 under Cases, Cooling, Highlights
The NZXT formula for creating the Noctis 450 appears to be quite straightforward. Take the impressive H440 (which was built primarily for low noise), enhance the LED lighting with the Under Glow strip... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 15, 2015 under Cases, Cooling, Highlights
Fractal Design has taken an innovative approach with the Define S. This ATX case bears a strong resemblance to the Define R5 but when you take a look inside you find … nothing. It is almost entirely... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on May 12, 2015 under Highlights, Power Supplies
be quiet! have earned a solid reputation over the years with the enthusiast audience. Their range of cases, CPU coolers and power supplies have consistently scored well on KitGuru - and today we look ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 11, 2015 under Highlights, Keyboards
Do you ever find yourself wondering why the modern keyboard design has not changed much in recent years? Who uses a CAPSLOCK key any more? And do we really need a numpad? While certain functions might... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 30, 2015 under Cases, Highlights
Generally speaking we think about small form factor cases such as the Micro-ATX Thermaltake Core V21 in terms of the limitations they impose. You are restricted to a small motherboard, you may not be ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on April 30, 2015 under Android, Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile
'Phablet' is a term thrown around a lot these days, with some quick to brand anything bigger than 5-inches a phablet. Well today we look at the HTC Desire 820, a 5.5-inch smartphone which definitely f... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on April 28, 2015 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile
Today we take a look at the new 15.6 inch MSI GE62 2QD (Apache) laptop. Featuring a metallic chassis comprised of traditional aluminum and Mg-Li alloy MSI claim it is 44% stiffer and 23% lighter than ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on April 23, 2015 under Android, Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile
The OPPO R5 was, until very recently, the slimmest smartphone in the world. Measuring just 4.85mm thick - it makes the iPhone 6 look chunky by comparison. That said, does the R5 sacrifice performance ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 21, 2015 under Highlights, NAS
The new Synology DS1515 five bay NAS a budget version of the DS1515+ that launched a few months ago and while the price of the DS1515 is significantly lower, the specification hasn't changed a great d... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on April 13, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights
If you are considering a new Ultra HD 4K monitor then it is likely you will need a new system update to drive those 8,294,400 pixels. Right now the cost of 4k capable graphics cards is prohibitive fo... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on April 10, 2015 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile
Even knowing there are heat and throttling issues, it is difficult not to be impressed with the diminutive Razer Blade 14 inch laptop. Consider it the more powerful, evil twin to the 13 inch MacBook P... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on April 2, 2015 under Highlights, SSD Drives
The push for greater performance from storage devices is seeing enthusiast drives transition towards PCIe-linked connections for increased bandwidth. While faster hardware is great, on paper, it is of... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on April 1, 2015 under Channel, Highlights
The Intel/Micron flash memory consortium has made the bold claim that 3D NAND could lead to 10TB of storage capacity in a 2.5-inch form factor SSD or 3.5TB in an M.2 drive. That sounds pretty amazing ... more.
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