Posts Tagged ‘Review’
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 29, 2016 under Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile
So you fancy an Asus Republic Of Gamers laptop but you don't much fancy spending £1,500 on your new purchase. We feel your pain, but honestly can't you trim your expectations? Surely you know an Asus... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on April 29, 2016 under Hard Drives, Highlights V, NAS
The My Cloud EX2 Ultra -bay NAS is the latest addition to WD’s My Cloud Expert series aimed at SOHO use and is an update of the previous My Cloud EX2. The biggest of these updates is the change of S... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on April 28, 2016 under Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile, Tablet PC
Recently there has been a definite trend to having bigger mobile devices. Smartphone flagships are well over 5 inches in size now, and tablets are getting bigger too - just take a look at the 13.3 inc... 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 Simon Crisp on April 26, 2016 under Component, Highlights, SSD Drives
When thinking about which SSD to buy Transcend might not be the first name that springs to mind but they have been in the Flash storage game for many years. They have a range of SSD's for both consume... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 25, 2016 under Highlights V, Keyboards
Corsair was the first keyboard maker in the world to hit the market with Cherry's MX RGB switches and now, they are teaming up once again with the brand new Corsair K70 RAPIDFIRE RGB keyboard featuri... 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.
6 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 21, 2016 under Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile
The Asus Republic Of Gamers GX700 is the world's first liquid cooled production laptop. We're only using the word 'production' as you know there will be a modder out there saying 'Nope, I liquid coole... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on April 20, 2016 under Highlights, Memory
The introduction of the Skylake platform by Intel successfully brought DDR4 to the "mainstream" market, previously DDR4 uptake had been limited by the high entry costs of the only supported consumer p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 18, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights V
Today we are taking a look at the new Plantronics RIG 500E which incorporates a dramatic modular system allowing the user to customise everything about the headset and to switch out specific component... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on April 14, 2016 under Gaming Rig, Highlights, PC
The FiercePC Imperial Stormer is a gaming PC that squeezes a custom-built water-cooling loop and some very nifty lighting effects into a rather svelte Corsair Chassis. This enables a mighty 4.7GHz ove... 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.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 12, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V
NZXT has launched a Mini-ITX case called Manta that breaks the rules, defies expectations and looks pretty darned cute into the bargain. Take a look at our video and photos and you will see that all t... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 11, 2016 under Highlights, PC
The design of MSI Vortex clearly borrows a fair amount from the latest Apple Mac Pro, however there is more to this tiny powerhouse of a PC than meets the eye. Apple packs a Xeon and dual AMD FirePro ... 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.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on April 8, 2016 under Highlights-new, Motherboard
Retailing just under £110, MSI's Z170A SLI Plus is targeting Skylake users with an eye on SLI support for their graphics subsystem. With the Z170A SLI Plus motherboard's use of an Intel NIC and large... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on April 7, 2016 under Gaming Rig, Highlights
The Gladiator Apocalypse has a quad-core Skylake processor with a 3.2GHz Turbo Clock, 8GB of memory and a GeForce GTX 970, and costs just £750. While that’s a purely mid-range specification, it’s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 4, 2016 under Highlights, Keyboards
Although we spend a lot of time here extolling the virtues of mechanical keyboards and their switches, there is no denying that they are generally quite expensive. This is why sometimes you have to co... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 1, 2016 under Android, Highlights V
While set-top streaming boxes are a fairly saturated marketplace, most of these boxes don't take aim at gamers with powerful enough hardware. However, this is not the case with the Nvidia Shield Andro... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 30, 2016 under Cases, Highlights
When Phanteks first launched its Enthoo Mini XL case we were, in almost equal measure, impressed and confused. This was an enormous Micro-ATX case that offered the option of installing two systems at ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on March 29, 2016 under Highlights V, Power Supplies
Today Corsair release two new SFX power supplies - the aptly named SF450 and SF600, in 450 watt and 600 watt capacities respectively. One of the talking points with these power supplies is the adoptio... 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 Leo Waldock on March 24, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V
The Deepcool Genome is an ATX case supplied with a 360mm liquid cooling system that is already installed. The integrated nature of Genome speeds up the process of your PC build however that is... 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 Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on March 22, 2016 under Highlights, Power Supplies
Today we are looking at one of the new power supplies from leading German brand be quiet! The new Pure Power 9 range is a dual 12V rail design which has achieved 80 Plus Silver certification. The new ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by James Morris on March 21, 2016 under Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile
Dell has been producing some of the most powerful gaming laptops since well before it purchased Alienware almost exactly a decade ago. The original XPS Gen2 was one of the most potent gaming laptops i... 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 Orestis Bastounis on March 18, 2016 under Highlights, Routers
The Linksys WRT1900ACS is a 3x3 802.11ac router with the brand’s signature chunky blue design along with some fairly powerful innards. A dual-core 1.6GHz processor and 512MB of memory powers a graph... 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 Matthew Wilson on March 16, 2016 under SSD Drives
Today we are looking at the ADATA XPG SX930, a drive focused on gamers utilizing 'enterprise grade' MLC NAND. Past XPG-series products have performed very well but will th... more.
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