Archive for the ‘Highlights 2’ Category
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.
4 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.
0 CommentsPosted by James Morris on March 14, 2016 under Highlights 2, Motherboard, Workstation
ASRock has really upped its game over the last few years. A decade ago, the company was most successful at the budget end of the market. But that image has long gone. Recently, we looked at a decidedl... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 12, 2016 under Highlights 2, Software & Gaming
Tom Clancy's The Division is finally out after a few years of hype building at events like E3 and even a few beta tests. The ambitious open-world game has some high system requirements on PC but does... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on March 9, 2016 under Highlights 2, Power Supplies
If you are shopping for a new high grade power supply then there are many options available on the market this year. We were recently sent the XFX XTS 1000W to review - currently one of the least expe... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 7, 2016 under Cases, Highlights 2, NAS, Network
SilverStone CS01-HS is a type of PC case we haven't seen before as it is intended for customers who want to build their own NAS. CS-01 (it stands for Case Storage) is a Mini-ITX case that supports 2x ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 3, 2016 under Highlights 2, Mouse
MSI has been at the forefront of PC gaming hardware for years and now they are taking the next step into taking over your desk with the launch of new gaming peripherals. Today, we are taking a look at... more.
35 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on February 25, 2016 under Highlights 2, Monitors
The Asus ROG Swift PG348Q is the company’s first 21:9 ultra-widescreen gaming display, entering a nascent section of the displays market, but one that’s growing rapidly. It could make quite a spla... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Rikki Wright on February 23, 2016 under Highlights 2, Motherboard
Hitting the mid-high end market hard is the Supermicro C7Z170-SQ. Taking inspiration from the past and adding modern components is sure to rock the competition with server grade components, high-speed... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on February 18, 2016 under Highlights 2, PC
You can look at the MSI Gaming 24 6QE All-in-One in a number of different ways and the most obvious (and laziest) is to compare it with Apple iMac. This misses the point because iMac comes in 21.5-inc... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on February 16, 2016 under Highlights 2, PC
Chillblast has launched a budget PC called Fusion Drone which, despite the name, does not have the ability to fly. On the other hand it is very cheap and this fully configured Windows 10 PC costs a me... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 12, 2016 under Highlights 2, Mouse
The Razer Diamondback is one of the most iconic gaming mice Razer ever made, so it is with some fanfare that we can announce its return. Much like the original, this is a slimline, ambidextrous rodent... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on February 8, 2016 under Cases, Highlights 2
Phanteks has introduced its new Eclipse P400 with a price that starts just above £50. In the world of enthusiast cases that is amazingly cheap. The basic Eclipse P400 is available in black or grey at... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 5, 2016 under Highlights 2, Keyboards
The Razer Black Widow has become very popular over the years, often being touted as one of the finest gaming keyboards around. Today, we are looking at the brand new 2016 edition, using Razer's own hi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on February 2, 2016 under Highlights 2, PC
MSI has given its ten litre small form factor Nightblade MI a serious upgrade, although you are unlikely to spot the changes as the chassis remains very similar on the outside. If you know what you ar... more.
14 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 29, 2016 under Highlights 2, Software & Gaming
Back in 2013, the Tomb Raider reboot impressed us all on the PC side with its graphical features- the game even went on to become one of our 'go to' benchmarks for GPU reviews. Now, after a brief s... more.
19 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on January 27, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights 2
AMD released their R9 Fury back in July 2015, and our review at the time was fairly positive with concerns mainly leveled over the pricing. Today we look at the Sapphire Nitro R9 Fury 4GB - a new trip... more.
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