Archive for the ‘Highlights 2’ Category
2 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on June 27, 2016 under Component, Highlights 2, SSD Drives
Plextor's M7V is the companies first to be based around TLC (triple level cell) NAND and is being offered as a more cost-effective solution to Plextor's existing MLC drive range. Plextor also claim ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on June 23, 2016 under Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook
Traditionally, Ultrabooks command a high premium. After all, you are getting a high-performance laptop, crammed with the latest features, with typically slim and lightweight bodies. Let's not forget, ... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 20, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights 2, Reviews
If you are shopping around for a new system in the £1200 range and don't want to compromise on graphics power, then today's review is one you won't want to skip. Today we are looking at the Titan For... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on June 17, 2016 under Highlights 2, Network
The Asus RP-AC68U is a quad-antenna wireless repeater that’s designed to compliment the company’s high-end, high-bandwidth portfolio of routers and other networking kit. As one of the biggest pro... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on June 16, 2016 under Highlights 2, Monitors
The Acer Predator XB271HK is a 27-inch IPS display that offers both 4K resolution and 60Hz G-Sync support - with a complete package of high-end features and nice touches to round it off. Acer was t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by James Morris on June 13, 2016 under CPU, Highlights 2, Reviews
The Genuino 101, or Arduino 101 if you're in the US, is Intel's collaboration with the Arduino project. If you're not familiar with it, the Arduino has attempted to do for hardware design what Linux a... more.
72 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on June 7, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights 2
On May 17th Nvidia released their Founders Edition GTX 1080 and today we follow up on the launch review by looking at the first custom partner card to hit our offices. The Asus ROG Strix GTX1080 is fu... more.
16 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on May 31, 2016 under Component, CPU, Highlights 2
Intel's decision to skim over "Broadwell" CPUs on the mainstream LGA 115x platform meant that prior to today, the High End Desktop Platform (HEDT) was 2-generations behind the mainstream, and in need ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 26, 2016 under Highlights 2, NAS, Reviews
The Thecus N5810 PRO is a NAS with five lockable drives bays, an LCD display and a USB 3.0 port that looks impressive from the front. Turn to the rear of the NAS and it starts to look awesome ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 23, 2016 under Highlights 2, PC
Liquid Series from PC Specialist is a new range of PCs that employ a custom loop liquid cooling system to deliver maximum performance along with stunning visual appeal. The LS-M02 we have for review i... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on May 19, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights 2, PC
The pre-built PC market is becoming increasingly populated with major OEMs and System Integrators, many of which are now targeting the high-end PC gaming and enthusiast audience. Yet very few of those... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 16, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights 2
DOOM is finally here, complete with a fantastic campaign, Snap Map system and plenty of multiplayer modes to jump in to but is the PC version up to snuff? ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 11, 2016 under Highlights 2, Virtual Reality
After many years of talking, speculating and trialing pre-release hardware, we finally have our hands on the first consumer grade virtual reality headset in the world: the Oculus Rift CV1. Packing a p... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on May 9, 2016 under Highlights 2, Monitors
The Asus MG248Q is one of the most interesting displays we’ve seen recently. It’s a 24-inch 1080p gaming display with a TN panel and a 1ms response time, a 144Hz refresh rate and Adaptive Sync for... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on May 4, 2016 under Highlights 2, Power Supplies
Silverstone have earned a reputation over the years for releasing some of the most technically proficient power supplies and cases available for the enthusiast audience. Their high end power supplies ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on May 3, 2016 under Component, Highlights 2, Motherboard
While the glitz and glamour of flagship motherboards may have many enthusiasts reaching for their wallets, most will spend a much more conservative sum on the board that forms the basis of their gamin... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on April 27, 2016 under Component, Highlights 2, Motherboard
There are an extraordinary number of Z170 motherboards currently available to buy, of which a substantial proportion of these directly target the growing PC Gaming market. While it is true that Gaming... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on April 25, 2016 under Android, Highlights 2, Network
Have you always fancied yourself as a reviewer? Feel you have a hidden talent that you want the world to see? Nvidia are working with KitGuru to give away two of their Shield Android TV devices. Matth... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on April 25, 2016 under Highlights 2, HTPC, PC, Server
Early last year we reviewed the ECS LIVA X, and now there is an updated version - the X2. On the face of it, the LIVA X2 has changed slightly, as it is now white not black, and it has rounded, rather... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 22, 2016 under Channel, Highlights 2, PC
KitGuru visited Ian '8Pack' Parry at Overclockers UK to answer the burning questions of the day; what exactly do you get when you spend between £3,000 and £12,000 on a gaming PC and why doesn't he u... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 19, 2016 under Highlights 2, Virtual Reality
Do you want to try out virtual reality but don't have a friend with a headset? Do you know such a person, but don't have enough space to really test it out? Then never fear, we have found a solution. ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on April 13, 2016 under Highlights 2, SSD Drives
SanDisk’s X400 is the successor to the X300/X300s series and is aimed at the corporate/mainstream market segments. It can be seen as an improved combination of both previous drives as it has the 256... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 12, 2016 under Competitions, Highlights 2, Power Supplies
As much as it might not be the sexiest component in your system, the power supply is perhaps the most vital component of them all. If it's cheap and goes bad, you could destroy your motherboard and pr... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on April 10, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights 2
In the world of extreme headphone hifi, the Sennheiser HD800 have earned legendary status. Since their launch seven years ago the HD800 have not only managed to hold their own against cutting edge pla... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on April 5, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights 2
As a publication KitGuru places a lot of focus on 'gaming grade' headphones priced between £60 and £150, however from time to time I like to delve into the high end 'audiophile' market to see what i... more.
16 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 31, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights 2, Virtual Reality
It has been a long time since anyone asked, "can it run Crysis?" but there is no doubt that the recommended specifications for high-end Oculus Rift and HTC Vive virtual reality are expensive. An i5-45... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on March 28, 2016 under Highlights 2, Monitors
At 24 inches, BenQ’s latest IPS display has the smallest diagonal screen size of any 4K screen we’ve tested so far, which normally come in 27-inch or 32-inch sizes. With a price of around £400, t... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on March 22, 2016 under Highlights 2, Monitors
The Asus ProArt PA329Q is the company’s new flagship professional-grade display for colour-accurate graphic design work. It’s a 32-inch screen, sporting a 10-bit IPS panel with a 14-bit look-up ta... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 19, 2016 under Highlights 2, Keyboards
As much as the landscape of mechanical gaming keyboards is a competitive one, that does not stop Roccat from offering a wide range of keyboards for cons... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on March 17, 2016 under Highlights 2, Keyboards, Peripheral
Many high-end mechanical keyboards come with a full set of USB and audio passthroughs, 16.8 million-colour backlighting and a host of dedicated macro keys. But what if you just want a basic mechanical... more.
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