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MSI X99S MPower Motherboard Review

Forming the more competitively-priced option in MSI’s LGA 2011-3 OC Series motherboard range, the X99S MPower aims to balance the requirements of overclockers, gamers, and enthusiasts at a sub-£190 price tag. Can the features, overclocking functionality, and likeable yellow and black colour scheme attract overclocking users to MSI’s aggressively-priced X99S …

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EVGA SuperNOVA P2 1600 PSU Review

We aren’t messing around today. Up for analysis is the latest flagship power supply from enthusiast favourite EVGA. Their new SuperNova 1600 P2 Power supply is a monster product designed for power crazy SLI and Crossfire systems. It is 80 Plus Platinum certified, fully modular, and incorporates the highest grade …

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AMD Catalyst Omega Launch

AMD is making a big splash to end 2014 with a new release of its Catalyst driver. Unusually, this driver goes by the name of Omega. As you would expect Omega is driver version 14.12 (2014, December) and if you look in the Control Panel you will see driver version …

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Falcon Elite-GT1 Assassin SE System

Falcon Computers supplies this Elite-GT1 Assassin SE as a bare tower priced at £999 inc VAT. If you choose you can also buy peripherals such as mouse, keyboard and screen from Falcon but anyone looking for a gaming upgrade will probably already own those peripherals. Besides, £999 has a nice …

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Aerocool Xpredator Cube Case Review

Today we are going to take a look at another new case from Aerocool, the Xpredator Cube. Like the Strike-X Cube that we reviewed recently, the Xpredator Cube is a micro-ATX model which is targeted at those users looking to build a compact gaming system,  with room for powerful components. We …

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MSI GTX980 Gaming 4G Review

Since the Nvidia GTX970 and GTX980 launch last month, we have looked at a wide cross section of partner solutions. Today we review the MSI GTX980 Gaming 4G – the big brother of the formidable MSI GTX970 Gaming 4G, which we reviewed back on September 19th. Should you be treating …

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Fractal Design Core 3300 Review

Fractal Design describes its Core 3300 case as ‘the Wide-body ATX Mid Tower of the x3 Series’ -which makes perfect sense, provided you have a certain amount of knowledge about the Fractal Design range. It might help if we tell you that the Core 2300 (£50 at Amazon) measures 195mm …

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MSI X99S Gaming 7 Motherboard Review

While the X99 platform and its plentiful PCIe connectivity form a strong gaming foundation, the cost of an LGA2011-3 motherboard, DDR4 memory, and the Haswell-E CPU will put a considerable dent in any buyer’s pocket. So when we see a gaming-orientated motherboard offering 3-way graphics capability, eight-core CPU support, and …

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AMD FX8370E Review

AMD has updated its FX range of CPUs with three new models that use Socket AM3+. FX-8370 slots in above FX-8350, just as you would expect, but the real interest lies with FX-8370E and FX-8320E with a TDP that has been reduced from 125W to 95W. That ‘E’ suffix appears …

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MSI GTX 970 Gaming 4G Review

This week Nvidia launch their new GTX970 and GTX980 GPU’s – based on the exceptionally efficient Maxwell architecture. In this review we look at a modified, overclocked solution from partner MSI – the GTX970 Gaming 4G. Not only does this card ship with a tasty overclock, but it is one …

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Asus X99 Deluxe Motherboard Review

Intel’s Haswell-E Core i7 5960X is an all-round powerhouse, there’s no question about that. But a powerful chip is only a portion of the battle – an accompanying motherboard and high-speed RAM are essential in exploiting the processor’s dizzying multi-core performance. Enter Asus’ showcase motherboard for the latest HEDT chipset …

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ASUS GTX750 Ti STRIX OC Edition review

Kitguru rates the GTX750ti very highly – we have reviewed a handful of partner cards since Nvidia launched the model earlier this year. For the modest asking price it delivers solid frame rates at 1080p – but it is the Maxwell architecture that deserves special praise. These cards run exceptionally …

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