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MSI is offering cashback on a range of motherboards

If you’ve been planning on making the jump to Intel’s Skylake platform or even the X99 chipset, then chances are you’re planning to spend a fair bit on a new motherboard. Fortunately, right now MSI is running a cashback promotion, which should help lessen the burden on your wallet when …

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MSI GT70 2OD competition winner announced

Well, well. The time has come. Over 20,000 of you sent through responses to one of our biggest competitions of the year, to try and win a brand new MSI GT70, 2OD gaming laptop worth over £2,500, and now the task lies with me to let down 19,999 of you. For …

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Gaming can thicken parts of the brain

The debate about whether gaming has much of an impact on the brains of the world and particularly the young, has been racing since time began, or at least over the past few decades. However one study is now purporting to have evidence that shows certain parts of the brain …

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Energy drink gaming binge leads to kidney failure

14 year old teenager Henrik Dahl was playing Call of Duty with some friends at his school’s LAN party, when all of a sudden he collapsed, passed out and slipped into a coma. Reaching the hospital, he was found to be suffering with kidney failure and though he soon came …

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YOYOTech appoints eBuyer as an official reseller

Anyone who has walked around a large electronics reseller like PC World, will have experienced a mixture of disappointment and pity when they check out the desktop system specifications. KitGuru has just received a press release that promises a much better option for those who want an ‘off the shelf’ …

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Aerocool Vs-92 Case Review

Today we are going to look at one of the latest cases from Aerocool – the Vs-92.  This particular model features in Aerocool’s PGS (Performance Gaming System) range, and has been designed for those gamers who are looking to build a well-featured system, on a budget. We look forward to …

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MSI Z87I Gaming AC Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

Much of the computing industry is rapidly moving towards physically smaller components without downsizing performance. Can MSI’s Mini-ITX Z87I Gaming AC prove that Small Form Factor gamers need not worry about finding a motherboard which tends to their requirements? MSI’s first take on a gaming-orientated Mini-ITX motherboard sees the inclusion …

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Twitch streams millions of hours of content per month

If you’re a regular Twitch viewer, you’re one of a growing number of people that are helping stream millions of hours worth of content per month, far more than the regular playtime of some of the biggest game releases, which is ironic really because that’s what people are watching footage …

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MSI Z87-G43 Gaming Motherboard Review

With so much of Haswell’s performance being related to on-chip parameters, many users are quick to question the relevance of a high-end motherboard. Does MSI’s Z87-G43 Gaming act as proof that an entry-level board can compete with the high-end contenders on the Z87 chipset? Featuring support for two-way CrossFire (albeit …

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Sennheiser G4ME One Headset Review

Today we are going to take a look at one of the latest gaming headsets from Sennheiser, the G4ME One. This particular model is targeted at those users who have a lot of money to spend and are looking for a premium over-the-ear headset which is specifically designed for gamers. …

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YouTube channels flooded with copyright claims

YouTube is at it again, the new comment system is still a mess and now gaming channels are being flooded with unfounded copyright claims. This is all down to a new content ID system that is being implemented, starting this week, every uploaded video will go through a series of …

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Gigabyte G1.Sniper Z87 Motherboard Review

Introducing itself to the low-cost gaming motherboard scene, can Gigabyte’s G1.Sniper Z87 retain the features that makes its higher-priced siblings attractive purchases? Targeting mid-range gamers Gigabyte’s G1.Sniper Z87 features a Killer E2201 NIC, support for 2-way SLI and CrossFire, and an eye-catching green and black colour scheme. Further enhancements are …

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ASRock Fatal1ty Z87 Killer Motherboard Review

Forming the entry-level Z87 board in ASRock’s gaming-orientated Fatal1ty series, is the Z87 Killer able to prove itself as a good-value gaming motherboard? Designed to meet the requirements of gamers, ASRock outfits its Z87 Killer with a number of premium add-on components which it calls Gaming Armor. An audio upgrade …

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Playstation 4 day one patch details

Sony has released details of the Playstation 4 day one patch that will add in and enable a bunch of features for the console. The day one download will only be 300MB though so it shouldn’t take too long for most people. The patch basically adds a few previously advertised …

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CM Storm Mech Gaming Keyboard Review

Today we are going to look at the latest gaming keyboard from CM Storm, the Mech. As its name suggests, the Mech is a mechanical gaming keyboard and is designed to offer the best possible quality and performance on the market. It’s available with Cherry MX switches in blue, red …

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Plantronics GameCom Commander Gaming Headset Review

Built for competitive gamers and fun-loving enthusiasts, can the Plantronics GameCom Commander Pro Gaming headset deliver the top-class performance that its ruthless target audience will demand? With 40mm drivers and Dolby 7.1 surround sound, the Plantronics GameCom Commander aims to offer an immersive gaming experience. A rugged microphone and in-line …

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CM Storm Pitch Gaming Earphone Review

The gaming peripheral market has been one of the fastest growing sectors over the last few years with companies like Cooler Master even setting up their own gaming range, CM Storm. Today’s product is the CM Storm Pitch Gaming Earphones which feature 10 mm drivers, a solid metal casing, passive noise isolation …

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Multiplay i49 Roundup – booth babes within!

As Multiplay’s largest ever Insomnia LAN draws to a close, we thought we would take a look around and show those of you who weren’t lucky enough to make it this year what you missed out on! Overclockers UK Overclockers UK had a lot of exciting stuff on display, most …

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Nvidia is all about the PC now

While Nvidia has always been “about the PC” in some way or another, it put a lot of time and effort into the current, fading console generation as well, since it was reliving its war with ATI (now AMD) in the battle between the Xbox 360 and PS3. While its …

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