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Corsair Graphite 380T Review

No doubt you are beginning to lose track of all the cases that Corsair has in its range but honestly, the Graphite 380T is easy to remember. You see it is Mini-ITX and it has a handle on the top, and the sample we have here is yellow and black …

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Corsair Carbide Air 240 Review

The new Corsair Carbide Air 240 uses the same split-chamber design that Corsair introduced with the Carbide Air 540 but this time it is used in a smaller, more compact chassis with a low price under £70. A smaller chassis means you have to choose a Micro-ATX or Mini-ITX motherboard …

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AMD A10-7800 Review

Today we look at the latest Kaveri from AMD – the AMD A10 7800. This new APU has a reduced TDP and is clocked slower than the unlocked A10 7850K – down from 3.7ghz to 3.5ghz. It is available in the UK today for £115.66 or around £9 less than …

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WD release 5TB and 6TB Red Hard Drives

WD (Western Digital) has launched high capacity versions of its Red NAS drives in 6TB £240 and 5TB £199 versions. On the face of it this looks like a slow response to the 6TB Hitachi Helium, 5TB Toshiba MC series and 5TB/6TB Seagate Enterprise drives which were launched a few …

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Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Case Review

The new Enthoo Luxe tower case fills a gaping chasm in the Phanteks range between the £199.99 Primo and the £89.99 Pro (£79.99 without window). Priced at £129.99, the Luxe delivers a set of features that are similar to the Pro, however there are a couple of significant changes to …

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Synology DS415play Review

The latest release from Synology’s enormous range of NAS is the DS415play. This 4-bay NAS looks pretty much identical to the DS414 (review) however it includes the features we saw in the DS214play (review). In essence this means the dual core ARM processor in the DS414 has been replaced with …

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Aerocool Dead Silence DS200 Review

You get a number of clues about the Aerocool Dead Silence DS200 just from reading the name. This is a mid-tower ATX case that promises your new gaming PC build will be very quiet. I know the name says ‘Dead Silent’ but the marketing material actually refers to Super Silent. …

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Gigabyte Aorus Press-Event

KitGuru was invited to a recent Gigabyte event, and we saw new cooling products as well as a specially designed cooler for the Nvidia Titan graphics card. Gigabyte also wanted to show their new AORUS products, including new gaming laptops, keyboard and mice. The other cooling news centred around WaterForce which is a liquid cooling system that is suitable for triple graphics card systems. The radiators and control system are located in a bulky unit that sits on top of your case.

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Phanteks Enthoo Pro Review

Last summer Phanteks won our hearts with the Enthoo Primo aluminium case – which claimed a ‘Must Have’ award despite a price tag of £199.99. This success led to a huge amount of anticipation for the upcoming Phanteks Enthoo Pro as we were promised a case that carried over the …

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Synology DS414j Review

Synology describes its new DS414j as the successor to the DS413. It’s a 4-bay NAS device, aimed at home users and SOHO environments requiring up to 20TB of storage, and they put the emphasis on the ‘retro looking black chassis, dual core CPU … and USB 3.0 which combine to …

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Corsair Graphite 730T Chassis Review

The Corsair Graphite 730T is a budget version of the 760T which means you miss out on the polycarbonate side panel and don’t get any fan controllers. Also, like a Model T Ford, the 730T only comes in black, whereas the 760T is available in black or white. On the …

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Corsair Obsidian 450D Chassis Review

The Obsidian Series 450D has an elegant brushed aluminium front panel and a solid steel body. The interior is designed for superior cooling efficiency, with a modular removable drive cage system and dual SSD bays that mount behind the motherboard tray and out of the airflow path. I have to …

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Nvidia GTX 800M launch

When I sat down at the Nvidia GTX 800M briefing I was confident that I knew what was coming. The Kepler technology in GTX 700M would be superseded by Maxwell which would reduce power draw and increase battery life. No doubt there would be a long list of OEM partners …

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Synology DS214SE Review

Synology offers a massive array of NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices in pretty much any permutation that you might imagine. There are DiskStations for the home and office and RackStations for the server environment. You can have between one and 106 drive bays (with expansion units), a choice of Gigabit …

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Antec NineTeen Hundred Review

The Antec Nineteen Hundred is an enormous gaming case that stands 696mm tall, which means it probably will not slip under your desk. In essence the Nineteen Hundred has been designed as a 550mm tall E-ATX case that stands on a 150mm plinth; you get all the usual gaming features …

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A look at the Raspberry Pi

The buzz around Raspberry Pi started two years ago when we were offered the prospect of a tiny Linux computer that would cost around £30. That’s a trivial amount of money for an interesting new gadget so I slapped in my order with RS Components, and sat back to wait. …

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