Archive for the ‘Highlights’ Category
3 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on April 26, 2016 under Channel, Highlights, PC
STOP! If you have never built a PC before, this video is not a step by step guide for newbies. It doesn’t explain how to insert a processor, or what you do with a power supply. It won’t tell you h... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on April 26, 2016 under Component, Highlights, SSD Drives
When thinking about which SSD to buy Transcend might not be the first name that springs to mind but they have been in the Flash storage game for many years. They have a range of SSD's for both consume... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 23, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Virtual Reality
Despite a few supply issues, the past two weeks have seen the commercial launch of two high-end virtual reality headsets from Oculus VR and HTC/Valve, so understandably there's a lot of buzz about the... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on April 22, 2016 under Competitions, Highlights
If you have been following KitGuru then you have probably noticed that we like to give back to our readers whenever we can. This month, we are teaming up with Deepcool who are celebrating their 20th a... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on April 20, 2016 under Highlights, Memory
The introduction of the Skylake platform by Intel successfully brought DDR4 to the "mainstream" market, previously DDR4 uptake had been limited by the high entry costs of the only supported consumer p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on April 14, 2016 under Gaming Rig, Highlights, PC
The FiercePC Imperial Stormer is a gaming PC that squeezes a custom-built water-cooling loop and some very nifty lighting effects into a rather svelte Corsair Chassis. This enables a mighty 4.7GHz ove... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 11, 2016 under Highlights, PC
The design of MSI Vortex clearly borrows a fair amount from the latest Apple Mac Pro, however there is more to this tiny powerhouse of a PC than meets the eye. Apple packs a Xeon and dual AMD FirePro ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on April 7, 2016 under Gaming Rig, Highlights
The Gladiator Apocalypse has a quad-core Skylake processor with a 3.2GHz Turbo Clock, 8GB of memory and a GeForce GTX 970, and costs just £750. While that’s a purely mid-range specification, it’s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 4, 2016 under Highlights, Keyboards
Although we spend a lot of time here extolling the virtues of mechanical keyboards and their switches, there is no denying that they are generally quite expensive. This is why sometimes you have to co... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 30, 2016 under Cases, Highlights
When Phanteks first launched its Enthoo Mini XL case we were, in almost equal measure, impressed and confused. This was an enormous Micro-ATX case that offered the option of installing two systems at ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on March 25, 2016 under Competitions, Highlights, Power Supplies
If you are enjoying some time off work at Easter while filling your face with chocolate eggs, perhaps it is a good time to get off your butt to build that new system? Do you want to replace that aging... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on March 22, 2016 under Highlights, Power Supplies
Today we are looking at one of the new power supplies from leading German brand be quiet! The new Pure Power 9 range is a dual 12V rail design which has achieved 80 Plus Silver certification. The new ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on March 18, 2016 under Highlights, Routers
The Linksys WRT1900ACS is a 3x3 802.11ac router with the brand’s signature chunky blue design along with some fairly powerful innards. A dual-core 1.6GHz processor and 512MB of memory powers a graph... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 15, 2016 under Highlights, Keyboards
While there has been no shortage of RGB keyboards over the last year, there has been a distinct lack of RGB keyboards with Cherry MX switches. Fortunately, it looks like that is starting to change as ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 14, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights
Considering how long some Kickstarter campaigns can take to deliver to their backers, it's great to see Trinity with a number of finished products avail... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 11, 2016 under Highlights, Mouse
No matter how many buttons your mouse has, some gamers want more of them. That is why rodents like the Razer Naga exist, offering more function in a mouse than almost any other. Designed with MOBA and... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 8, 2016 under Cases, Cooling, CPU, Highlights
Corsair H5 SF is an All-In-One (AIO) liquid cooler that was developed for the small form factor Bulldog chassis and has now been released as a separate component aimed at the home PC builder. In a con... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 4, 2016 under Highlights, Peripheral
The Xbox One controller is a fantastic product, having taken the best parts of the 360 gamepad while improving key areas - but is there room for further tweaks? Today we are taking a look at Razer'... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 1, 2016 under Highlights, PC
DinoPC GS3 is a small form factor gaming PC that would ideally earn pride of place beside your TV. The look and feel of DinoPC GS3 is determined by the choice of windowed SilverStone Raven RVZ02 case ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 26, 2016 under Highlights, Mouse
One of the tropes of gaming peripherals is that they tend to be big and very flashy. Extra buttons and gimmicks galore are commonplace on hardware from all manufacturers, including Razer. Not so with ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 22, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights
On paper the new Corsair Void 7.1 surround sound headset looks good. It comprises a unified 3.5mm connector, a 7.1 surround USB adapter and high-quality neodymium drivers - all backed up by the fantas... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on February 21, 2016 under Event, Highlights
Plenty of the technology that will be available in stores across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for the rest of this year will depend on the outcome of more than 6,000 meetings that will take ... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on February 17, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard
It seems like the AM3+ platform has been around forever, yet competitive value options on the CPU side mean that motherboard vendors are still battling for a slice of the pie with 970 and 990FX offeri... more.
98 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on February 14, 2016 under CPU, Highlights
There is little doubt that the two components most integral to a gaming system are its GPU and CPU. In an ideal world, everybody would be able to opt for the fastest of both and worry not about having... more.
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.
1 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.
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