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Game of Thrones season opener triggers piracy surge

With the official debut of this season’s episode one of Game of Thrones, millions of people around the world have been eagerly watching to find out what is set to happen to some of their favourite characters. Not everyone did so through official channels though. Indeed, more than a million …

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AMD Radeon 2015 roadmap leaks: Whole lineup now revealed

A web-site has published a slide that reveals AMD’s graphics products lineup that will be available later this year. The image does not only unveil the names and positioning of AMD’s upcoming Radeon solutions, but also code-names of the new graphics processing units from the company. If the slide published …

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AMD teases ‘Fiji’, but refuses to reveal ‘Fury’

At a press conference at the Computex trade-show Advanced Micro Devices has officially demonstrated its first graphics processing unit with high bandwidth memory (HBM) code-named “Fiji”, which is set to power AMD’s next-generation flagship graphics card known unofficially as the Radeon Fury X. But while the company did show its …

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The name of flagship AMD Radeon revealed: Fury is back

AMD’s next next-generation flagship Radeon graphics card will be the world’s first add-in-board to use stacked high-bandwidth memory (HBM) that will ensure unprecedented performance and will open a number of new doors for graphics adapters. It is rather ironic that for a graphics card that shows the future of GPUs, …

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KitGuru Annual Awards 2014

We love this industry and the logic behind that love is quite simple. Billions are spent on R&D each year – much of which goes toward making games run quicker and film/video stream quicker/smoother than ever before. In other words, thousands of scientists around the world are working toward one …

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Phanteks launch Enthoo Pro Chassis

One of the more unusually named items in the history of computing, there’s no denying that the Phanteks products we’ve seen so far DESERVE to stand out. With today’s launch of the latest version, KitGuru wonders if this specialist engineering and design company can pull it off again? Not only …

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Win Limited Edition 120mm KitGuru fans!

Today we have a very special competition in place to celebrate KITGURU’s partnership with Sharkoon to create a limited edition run of Silent Eagle 2000 fans sporting Kitguru site branding and colours. You could be one of only a handful of people to own these collectors items! The Sharkoon Silent …

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Google floods Russia, Putin pro gay messaging everywhere

Across Eurasia, around 300 million Russian speaking folks will have powered up their favourite search engine to be treated to a peacock display of pro-gay messaging. Has any country’s state policy ever backfired so badly and so publicly?  KitGuru looks for rainbows in the skies over rain-drenched Blighty. Some battles …

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Apple store prankster talks drivel and takes bribes

Imagine a world where the overly friendly young chaps and chap-esses in an Apple store didn't actually have a clue what they were talking about, regularly make up technology to describe what your looking at and were happy to accept bribes. KitGuru checks out secret cam footage of this alternative reality.

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YOYOTech claims there is a resurgence for gaming PCs

Invited down to a glamorous hotel in central London by YOYOTech to see ‘The Resurgence of PC Gaming’, KitGuru was intrigued. The Centerprise performance PC brand was certainly acting confident, but in the face of recent IDC and Gartner reports, was that confidence mis-placed?  Ignoring the wine and nibbles, we …

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T-Mobile confesses they cannot match Tesco

We all spend a small fortune on mobile devices. Alongside transport and staple foods, it’s one of those omnipresent bills that need to be paid. The only question that remains is ‘How much should we pay?’.  The traditionally strong players here are the providers themselves with their ‘store on every …

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Multiplay documentary launched to celebrate i50

As the i-Series of gaming LANs passes into its 17th year, the organisation behind it has released an epic documentary that charts its history – from humble beginnings to i50 glory. KitGuru pulls up a comfy chair, pops the corn and forces YouTube to 720p goodness. When medical student Craig …

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Crucial SSD pricing confirms Rip Off Britain continues

Many SSD manufacturers have to buy components through multiple vendors before they are able to sell the final unit to you, the customer. Companies with fewer ‘steps’ should show ‘purer’ pricing – less inclined to be impacted by a multitude of component price moves. KitGuru puts Crucial’s latest offer on …

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Aerocool announces plans to launch Dead Silence fans in January

Anyone who has been modding for a while, is likely to have bought/considered an Aerocool front panel at least once in the last 5 years. In terms of overall design, Aerocool has focused on combative-looking chassis with a focus toward bigger builds. That changed with the recent Dead Silence chassis. …

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AMD drops pricing on Radeon 7000 products

The battle for Xmas sales is hotting up overall, but the surprising news from the channel is just how well received the AMD move to ‘R9’ was. While new products were introduced, a quick look at several BIOS dates/product IDs showed that some were simple refreshes. But it seems to …

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Be a HERO this Xmas – Win a £250 PC World Gift Card!

While the Asus Maximus Hero range is all about making the best possible mainboards for those on a budget, being a Christmas hero can be very similar. It’s about giving the right person the right technology – right when they need it most.  Everyone knows that the Asus Maximus Hero board …

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MSI localises UK Tweeting action – time to follow

While it’s all well and good keeping up to date with foreign affairs using CNN, Al Jazeera or RT, but when it comes to Tweets, it’s a little more useful if a global organisation gives you localised content – including launches and offers. MSI has now made that move. KitGuru …

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ADATA launches ultra durable 32GB drive weighing 3 grams

We have all had USB pen drives break/fail/drop in liquid and refuse to work. We have also found them bulging in our pockets or, better still, preventing us from getting a comfortable mouse position because of how far they stick out from a laptop. ADATA claims to have a cure …

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ADATA announces UK pricing for SE720 external SSD

Everyone needs to be able to back-up crucial files and while the cloud is watching and waiting, sustained mobile data transfer rates across the UK mean that a physical drive and connection are often a better choice in 2013. With data transfer rates up to 445MB/sec, ADATA has a new …

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nVidia Tesla champion heads for AMD

Against a backdrop of AMD’s Chief Sales Officer managing to bring home the Q3 bacon in the shape of a $95m profit, it looks like AMD is becoming an altogether more attractive place to be. The latest defection comes from nVidia’s compute team. KitGuru snoops for more resolution on the …

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Synology introduces high performance DiskStation DS214

Arguably the go-to brand for NAS among the KitGuru faithful, this company never seems to stop innovating and developing its already popular product line-up. Today, we’re hearing word of a brand new, high-performance product at a sensible price. KitGuru stands by with a pair of drives. You know. For back …

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