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Games focused PCs that need to deliver the right frame rates. This section focuses more on high-end 3D benchmarks – then the KitGuru tells you what combination is best.

MSI Aegis X Review

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When you skim through the specification of MSI Aegis X it reveals a list of gaming goodness. Core i7 Skylake, Z170 chipset, GTX 1080 graphics and two SSDs with NVMe in RAID 0 will inevitably add up to epic frame rates and hours of fun. The list of components doesn’t …

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OCUK launches 8Pack Asteroid Mini-ITX gaming system

The Overclockers UK 8Pack gaming PC range has an excellent reputation when it comes to monstrous liquid cooled towers but today, OCUK is announcing something new- the 8Pack Asteroid, an all new Mini-ITX system packed with high-performance hardware that has been finely tuned by 8Pack himself. For those who perhaps …

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MSI’s gaming PC in a can is now ready for sale

Back at CES, MSI impressed us with its new gaming PC known as the Vortex, which uses a similar cylinder shaped design to Apple’s 2013 Mac Pro. The Vortex successfully crams a lot of power into a small form factor with a unique thermal design that ensures everything stays cool and …

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Valve launches SteamVR Portal performance test demo

Remember last year when screenshots and videos of Valve’s Aperture Science/Portal virtual reality demo started popping up on the web? Well, now you can download that demo for yourself as Valve has just released it as a SteamVR performance testing tool. The tool is obviously designed to rate your system …

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Here are the system requirements for Hitman on PC

Not too long ago, Square Enix and IO Interactive officially announced that the 2016 Hitman game will be an episodic release and now, we have the system requirements for the PC version of the game and they are fairly high on both the minimum and recommended specifications, particularly where CPU …

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MSI has built the Mac Pro of gaming PCs

MSI is no stranger to system building at this point, following the making of its Nightblade line of micro-ATX gaming desktops. However, MSI wants to shrink things even further this year with the Vortex, a compact gaming system, custom built inside a cylinder-shaped case- it’s essentially the gamer version of …

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OCUK now has 8Pack Approved overclocked bundles

Overclocking is always a bit of a gamble, you never know quite how far you’ll be able to push your chip and for someone new, the process could seem almost daunting. However, those looking to build a new rig could cut out that part entirely and opt for a pre-overclocked …

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Lenovo and Razer partner up for new gaming desktops

Razer first revealed its intention to break in to the desktop gaming PC market at CES 2014, with its modular PC concept. However, that project didn’t quite pan out and has since been dropped. Now, Razer is doing something a little more traditional, by partnering up with Lenovo to bring …

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Vibox wants to level up your GPU for Black Friday

Black Friday is coming up this week, so we can expect plenty of sales and discounts across a range of stores, but UK system builder, Vibox, is doing things a little differently this year by offering free graphics card upgrades to those looking to buy a pre-built system. This means …

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