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Exclusive interview with Paul Butler from AOC

Paul Butler has been at the forefront of the display technology market for more than twenty years. We’ve known him since his time in charge of Iiyama in the days of the legendary 17″ VisionMaster Pro. We recently caught up with Paul and wanted to know his thoughts on where …

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SSD prices drop as new tech beckons

Recent discussions with memory manufacturers indicate that there will be more innovation in the Solid State Drive market place in the first half of 2015. None of us know exactly when those improvements will happen, but price drops are normally a good indicator – as older product is cleared from …

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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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OcUK Forum fires in the tough questions to Richard Huddy

It’s all well and good Richard Huddy, AMD’s Chief Gaming Scientist, answering questions on Mantle, hair follicles and the future of gaming resolutions, what about the tough questions?  Overclockers.co.uk has a pretty active forum – full of hardcore enthusiasts. They wanted Huddy’s reply to some more awkward propositions. Well, here’s the response. Discuss on …

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Xmas PC offers start to roll out before Black Friday

When it comes to the Christmas period, we normally associate it with the season to be jolly. For civilians that may be true but, in the hard fought world of system builders, it’s more a case of desk the halls with guns and ammo. The shoot out for your Xmas …

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MSI Beat IT 2014 winners take over 100k in prize money

Technically, the reason KitGuru spent 18 hours travelling to the other side of the planet was the MSI Beat IT 2014 Gaming Finals. Along the way, we got first hands on a brand new laptop, graphics card and main board. In our final ‘live’ report, we cover the gaming itself. …

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KitGuru first to get hands-on to the MSI GT80 gaming laptop

While the world will need to wait a while for the actual review, it’s fair to say that we have had hands-on with the latest gaming laptop from MSI. At the Beat It 2014 gaming event in Taipei, we managed to convince the guards to remove the protective perspex just …

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VP Eric Kuo reveals some interesting MSI plans for the future

Over at MSI Beat IT 2014, the main focus is on the global gaming competition which brings together teams from across the planet for a chance to win over $113,000 in prize money. At the same time, there is some interesting hardware on show – and a lot of senior MSI …

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512GB Crucial SSD drops below £145

It seems like only yesterday that we were all happy with a 1TB spinning hard drive. Then the technologies around solid state drives dropped to the point where ‘working 100% on memory’ became viable – at least for the rich and famous. So how much should you spend on the …

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Apple iPhone 6 Photo Exclusive to KitGuru.net

As many of you will know, on 12th July 2012, KitGuru was able to bring you the world’s first photos of the original Apple iPhone 5. We came under immense pressure and within 24 hours the images were gone. Now it’s July 2014 and, two years on, we’re feeling Six-y. …

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Wavemaster Moody 2.1 Speakers Review

The overwhelming audio preference among gamers is headsets. The ability to communicate while playing audio at serious volumes provides a tactical advantage without the need for constant complaints from friends and family. In this review, we’re taking on a set of speakers that is one level of ‘out loud’ above …

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Synology gets serious about sizeable storage

Most famous for its affordable home/small business solutions, Synology presented a certain amount of balance at Computex recently. For ever cool unit that looks at home on your desktop, Synology also had a fully-populated monster on display. KitGuru tried to remember the last time we saw 180 hard drives in …

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Nothing stark about Aerocool’s Iron Man inspired chassis

One of the best exchanges in the original Iron Man film was between Tony Stark and his design-bot when it comes to improvements for his suit, as it moved from early prototype to crime-fighting readiness. KitGuru checks out Aerocool’s use of Hotrod Red. The Dead Silence range is understated. Aerocool’s …

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