Archive for the ‘Highlights’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on January 23, 2017 under Highlights, Keyboards, Reviews
Here at KitGuru we get through a lot of keyboard reviews. It is with some excitement, then, that we can announce today's keyboard is the most expensive to ever grace the KitGuru labs. Enter the ASUS... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 18, 2017 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
ASUS has given its Republic of Gamers (ROG) series of motherboards a shake-up with the launch of Intel’s new Z270 chipset. The mid-range offerings that bring ROG features to more affordable sections... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 17, 2017 under Gaming PC, Highlights, Motherboard
KitGuru was recently invited to Gigabyte’s Aorus press event at Dreamhack Leipzig where new hardware and features were being showcased. We took a look at Gigabyte’s new Aorus offerings and got som... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on January 13, 2017 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Reviews
Razer has updated its Blade laptop with a new graphics chip, moving from GTX 970M to GTX 1060, however it keeps the same name ‘Razer Blade’ which could get pretty darned confusing so we’re going... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 12, 2017 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
MSI's Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon is the company's take on a mid-range motherboard with features that will appeal to gamers. Noteworthy inclusions are a comprehensive set of RGB LEDs spread across the boar... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on January 11, 2017 under Headphones, Highlights, Reviews
In an increasingly saturated peripheral market, HyperX are hoping their new Cloud Stinger can become the 'go-to' headset if you are on a budget. Priced at £49.99, it comes in cheaper than the acclaim... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on January 9, 2017 under CES, Highlights
KitGuru's testing showed clearly that, if you are building a gaming system right now, Kaby Lake is a superb choice thanks to the CPUs’ well-designed microarchitecture and fast clock speeds. In the p... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 6, 2017 under Highlights, Mouse, Reviews
The Corsair Scimitar Pro RGB is designed to be the pinnacle of the high-functioning, MMO/MOBA gaming mouse. It is engineered to provide high-speed, accurate movements, with double digit re-mappable b... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 4, 2017 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
Gigabyte is introducing its Aorus brand to the desktop components market in an effort to segregate its higher-end product offerings. Aorus is to Gigabyte what ROG is to ASUS, or at least that's what t... more.
14 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on January 3, 2017 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
The Maximus IX Formula is the latest top-tier ASUS Republic of Gamers motherboard for Intel's new Kaby Lake CPUs and Z270 chipset. While below the Maximus IX Extreme in the ROG product hierarchy, the ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on December 30, 2016 under Highlights, NAS, Network, Reviews
QNAP's latest TVS NAS series, the TVS-473 sits under the company's SMB midrange label and is available as four, six and eight-bay units. The TVS-473 is the... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on December 28, 2016 under Cooling, Highlights
When I built my first PC a few years back, I used the excellent Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO to cool the processor. However, I remember feeling very confused about how I should mount the fan to the ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on December 26, 2016 under Cooling, Highlights
Here at KitGuru we get through a lot of CPU cooler reviews. Accordingly, I have tested my fair share of top-end liquid coolers - such as the £195 EKWB Predator 280 (... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on December 22, 2016 under Cases, Highlights, Reviews
Kolink may be a new name to many KitGuru readers, but today we are looking at their Aviator V case. Priced at £46.99 it is aimed squarely at the budget audience, but still has some exciting features ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 19, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights, Reviews
While we usually tend to focus on gaming peripherals for the PC specifically, today we are taking a look at the Kingston HyperX CloudX Headset, a revision of the Cloud II designed with the Xbox One in... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on December 14, 2016 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Reviews
KitGuru has reviewed a handful of high end gaming laptops that fail to deliver the level of performance you might expect to see from one or two GTX 1080 graphics chips. Our working theory is that 45W ... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on December 13, 2016 under Cooling, Highlights, Reviews
Recently at KitGuru, we have reviewed a number of (pricey) all-in-one liquid coolers. While AIOs typically offer good performance and funky visuals, there are several valid reasons why you may not wan... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on December 12, 2016 under Cases, Highlights, Reviews
Aerocool Project 7 C1 is a mid-tower case with a windowed side panel, integrated lighting in the front panel and a PWM hub behind the motherboard tray. These are all useful features however none of th... more.
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.
2 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.
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