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Gigabyte Waterforce Review

Every single aspect of the Gigabyte WaterForce graphics system is epic. Inside the wheeled suitcase (yes, really) you’ll find three water cooled GTX 980 graphics cards, an aluminium casing that sits on top of your PC case to accommodate the three radiators and a handful of accessories. The idea behind …

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Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX Review

Phanteks has introduced a budget Mini-ITX case that is named Enthoo Evolv ITX. This is a nod to its heritage as the design is based on the mATX Enthoo Evolv however the construction is steel with a plastic front panel, where the original Evolv used aluminium panels to cover the …

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Intel NUC 5I3RYH (DinoPC) review

If you take a look at our review of Gigabyte BRIX S you will pretty much have the low-down on the latest version of Intel NUC (Next Unit of Computing). DinoPC sent us a mini PC that uses NUC5i3RYH that is built around a Core i3-5010U, which is a mobile …

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Antec P380 Case review

A year back we reviewed the Antec Nineteen Hundred which was big, bold and expensive. While the styling of the Nineteen Hundred was a success the fixed drive towers were a considerable problem and there was clearly scope for improvement. This is is the cue to introduce the P380 which …

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Synology DiskStation DS115 NAS Review

Synology’s latest single bay NAS is based on the twin-bay DS215j and uses the same processor, memory and configuration of ports and connectors. For some reason Synology has seen fit to change the colour from white to black, perhaps to disguise the heritage of the DS115 tiddler, but that strikes …

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InWin 703 Chassis Review

The In-Win 703 is as far removed from the In-Win D Frame Mini as one PC case can be from another, which just goes to show that it is a mug’s game to have preconceptions about any new product before you open the box. In essence the InWin 703 is …

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Thecus W4000 WSS NAS Review

Thecus has come up with something new in the world of NAS with three models that are supplied with Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials. These NAS are described by Thecus as the ‘World’s first Windows Essential NAS’. The three NAS models W2000, W4000 and W5000 are respectively two, four …

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Thermaltake Core V51 Chassis Review

The key feature of the Thermaltake Core V51 is its substantial size. It stands 540mm high and 560mm deep, which means it can support an EATX motherboard with eight expansion slots. You’ll get a better idea about the size of Core V51 when you hear it accommodates a graphics card …

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ASRock Vision X 471D Mini PC Review

The ASRock Vision X 471D is an update of the Vision X 420D that was introduced about a year ago. This barebones is supplied without an Operating System, however the hardware is complete so you have no need to install memory, storage or anything else. On the one hand this …

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Asus ROG G751J Review

The specification of the Asus Republic Of Gamers G751J follows the tried and true combination of an Intel Core i7-4710HQ with Nvidia Maxwell graphics (GTX 970M in this instance), loads of DDR3 memory and a solid state drive to handle Windows and applications. The Asus Republic Of Gamers G751J laptop is …

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Corsair H110i GT Review

Corsair is bringing out three new All In One liquid cooling systems. H80i GT (120mm radiator and two fans in push/pull) and H100i GTX (240mm radiator with two fans) occupy slots towards the upper reaches of the product range, and right at the pinnacle we have the new H110i GT. …

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ECS Liva X Mini PC Review

ECS has updated its Liva Mini PC and the new version is named Liva X. Its a small box that is powered by a Celeron N2808 dual core System on Chip that is capable of running either Windows or Linux. This Liva X update is powered by a power adapter …

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Gigabyte BRIX S BXi5H-5200 Review

There are three models in the range of BRIX S Mini-PC barebones that use the new Broadwell-U processor. These offer a choice of 5-series Core -3, -5 or -7. These are all dual core processors with Hyper Threading so while it sounds like a big difference these three models are …

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ASUS Republic Of Gamers GR8 Review

Asus is trying something bold and new with its Republic Of Gamers (ROG) GR8 which is a Gaming Console PC. That may sound like a contradiction in terms and it certainly requires a word of explanation. Asus has taken the innards of a Core i7 laptop and housed the hardware …

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MSI Wind Box DC111 Review

This is the third version of Window Box; DC100 used AMD E-350 Brazos hardware, then DC110 switched to 1.1GHz Intel Celeron 847 and now we have the DC111 with its dual core Celeron running at 1.8GHz. The MSI Wind Box DC111 is a tiny PC that measures 190mm x 151mm …

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Project Oriolus – what is it?

Two students from Ajdovscina, Slovenia will be starting a project in January called Oriolus on IndieGoGo. Visit the Project Oriolus website over HERE. As you’ll see in our video this is a fun USB gadget for the PC enthusiast that reports CPU and RAM usage with a pair of traditional …

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Antec ISK 600M Case Review

This is the review that almost failed to happen. When the Antec ISK 600M arrived it didn’t raise a huge amount of excitement and was temporarily placed in the pile of hardware that may get a second look at some point in the future. Happily for Antec, KitGuru and the …

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Lian Li PC-O5S Chassis Review

The new O series of Lian Li cases (that’s O for Omega, not zero) continues a proud tradition of aluminum construction and a smart, stylish appearance that stands out from the crowd. This Mini-ITX PC-O5S is priced at £214, while the Micro-ATX PC-O6S costs £254 and the ATX PC-O7 is …

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CPU coolers, the truth: KitGuru TV

One of the hottest topics of debate among KitGuru readers is the correct approach to installing a CPU cooler We took a test system consisting of a 3.9GHz Core i7-4770K CPU (stock clock speed), an ASRock Z87 Extreme4 motherboard, Sapphire R9 290 Trix graphics card, Samsung 840 EVO SSD and …

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