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0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on April 2, 2013 under SSD Drives
When KitGuru Labs put the 240GB OCZ Agility 3 under our powerful performance microscope in 2011, we were left surprised that such performance was possible in a drive that cost less than £400. Today's... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on March 11, 2013 under Laptop
Since 2010, KitGuru has been driving the notion that all systems should boot off an SSD. With the pricing on SSDs so competitive across the board - and laptop companies telling us how important batter... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 5, 2013 under Hard Drives, SSD Drives
Seagate has announced a new line of hybrid drives, melding solid state technology with traditional hard drive platters, in a variety of sizes and shapes - making them applicable for both laptops as we... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jules on January 14, 2013 under SSD Drives
KitGuru is nothing is not extrapolatory. We love looking back and predicting the future. When it comes to SSD, there is a sea change coming - so we've pulled out the trusty sextant and peered into the... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 6, 2012 under SSD Drives
Mushkin has announced what it's calling a "world's first," with its new 480GB mSATA SSD, designed to save on space while giving Ultrabooks a serious performance boost. Joining the Atlas family of m... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Harrison on November 30, 2012 under Laptop
We have all gotten used to the idea that we work in/around a fast-paced industry where product cycles endlessly spin out new product at lower prices than ever before, but that's not so true in the lap... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on November 12, 2012 under SSD Drives
Even though solid state drives have come down significantly in price over the past year, cache drives are still quite popular with those who want to enjoy the performance gains an SSD has to offer... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jules on October 26, 2012 under Highlights, Memory
Most of the noise around the AMD brand recently has focused on the low share price, the redundancies and the company's overall prospects for the future. Today, we're taking a look at one of its recent... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 24, 2012 under Highlights V, SSD Drives
ADATA is targeting Intel Smart Response Technology users with its 24GB SP300 mSATA SSD. Can the SandForce SF-2141 controller and SATA 3Gb/s boundary-pushing speeds lure value-orientated and budg... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on October 18, 2012 under Channel, SSD Drives
It's like a tiny glimpse into the future. OCZ has been pushing out some very aggressive deals into the market on large scale SSD - and now the big boys are following. The latest game of price-based ki... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on October 17, 2012 under SSD Drives
While some of the big players in the market, like Kingston working with Overclockers and eBuyer, have peppered the £100 mark with some 240/256GB SSD deals, those have been for the older SATA II techn... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on October 8, 2012 under Channel, SSD Drives
While the overall price of SSD's have been falling for a good year now, the 'really crazy' deals have normally been on things like refurbished stock. News in from one of the UK's biggest resellers, sh... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on September 14, 2012 under Gaming Rig, Highlights V
DinoPC offers a wide variety of pre-built systems that can be tailored to your specific needs. It's the turn of their Predator Extreme 3570K OC gaming system to be put through its paces at KitGuru... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Harrison on August 30, 2012 under Channel, SSD Drives
One of the UK's oldest and most respected component resellers, Aria, has opened up a new deal for re-engineered Solid State Drives. While you can ponder if the whole concept is or isn't right for you,... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on August 4, 2012 under General Tech, SSD Drives
We live in a price sensitive world, so when KitGuru noticed that Aria was offering 80GB and 240GB refurbished SSDs from Corsair, we decided to dig a little deeper and consider what actual value these ... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 1, 2012 under Highlights, Laptop
MSI has taken the mobile gaming market by storm in recent years with their highly popular and competitive range of gaming laptops. With the recent release of Intel’s Ivy Bridge processors and nV... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on July 13, 2012 under Channel, General Tech, SSD Drives
IDC loves tracking stuff. When it's not too busy counting the PCs, laptops and tablets that are flying through the world's retail channels, it has smaller divisions that apply the same kind of 'must k... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jules on July 6, 2012 under SSD Drives
Memory giant Corsair, made its name when it stumbled upon the idea that systems which can use 2 modules of memory (at the same time), would benefit if the memory itself was 'twinned' before sale. Twin... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on July 6, 2012 under SSD Drives
In the words of Michael Corleone, "Everytime we think we've found a way out - they pull us back in". In the case, the gravity is being provided by SSD assassins OCZ working in ninja-like partnership w... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Harrison on June 28, 2012 under Channel, SSD Drives
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water, another offer coms along and blows you away. Today sees the first 3rd generation SSD drive from a major manufacturer to go below £60. KitG... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on May 29, 2012 under Channel, SSD Drives
These days, watching heavyweight boxers in the ring is like watching children eyeing up chocolate bars. Almost nothing happens for ages, then a tiny bit of action and it’s all over. Back in the day,... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jules on May 28, 2012 under Channel, SSD Drives
We all knew it would happen, the only question was "Which of the major SSD brands would want to be first?" The latest deals coming out of eBuyer show that the 240GB Agility drive from OCZ has ducked... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on May 24, 2012 under Channel, SSD Drives
It seems that hardly a day passes without an exclamation of shock from at least one of the Gurus of the Kit. Today's news from Kingston has been highly anticipated, but why is the number being quoted ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on April 11, 2012 under SSD Drives
The Kingston HyperX solid state drive is regarded as one of the best performing drives on the market, featuring the latest Sandforce SF-2281 controller. Being an top-end drive, it has a high price... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Stephen Dougherty on February 3, 2012 under Component, SSD Drives
If the question was asked about what type of hardware Lite-On is renowned for bringing to market, I'm sure the majority of you would have been quick to say optical drives. A statement was briefly made... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on November 17, 2011 under Highlights, SSD Drives
There has never been such a wide selection of solid state drives available on the market before from so many different manufacturers. This can make it confusing for some consumers, when it comes t... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Zardon on August 2, 2011 under Announcements, Highlights 2, SSD Drives
There has been a bustle of activity in recent months within the Solid State Drive market. OCZ led the way with the latest revision of Sandforce powered drives, followed by other manufacturers such... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Jules on June 27, 2011 under SSD Drives
Right now, everything about SSDs is sexy and exciting, so when the new Sandforce 2281 controller was rumoured - enthusiasts across the world worked extra shifts in their local comic book stores - read... more.
2 CommentsPosted by faith on January 6, 2011 under SSD Drives
At KitGuru, when we see the latest and greatest in SSD technology we get a collective tingling in our loins and Zardon drifts off to a happy place where half a dozen of the new drives are strapped tog... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on December 2, 2010 under SSD Drives
The Corsair Sandforce powered SSD's have proved popular with the enthusiast community and rightly so - the performance of these drives is spectacular. Corsair are expanding the range by adding new ... more.
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