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Chillblast Fusion Barbarian Gaming PC Review

Combining the market’s current bang-for-the-buck kings, Chillblast builds its Fusion Barbarian gaming system around the Devil’s Canyon Core i5 4690K processor and Gigabyte’s G1 Gaming GTX 970 graphics card. Backing up the powerful frame-rate generators are 16GB of DDR3 memory and a 120GB Samsung 850 EVO SSD. How does the …

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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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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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Asus USB 3.1 Hands-on Preview

The widespread introduction of USB 3.1-capable components is already under way. That roll-out is currently centred around motherboards providing support for the 10Gbps ports, but further devices will make use of the higher speed connector in coming months. We get an early hands-on look at one of Asus’ upcoming USB …

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Palit GTX960 Super JetStream Review

Nvidia released their new Maxwell cards last month and on launch day we focused on the Asus and Gigabyte GTX960. Today we supplement our initial findings by looking at the new Palit GTX960 Super JetStream. This card is supplied in a highly overclocked state, with a bright red custom cooler. …

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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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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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ASUS PB279Q 4K Monitor Review

The KitGuru audience is savvy, and based on our research late last year only a tiny percentage upgraded their system to accommodate a 4k monitor. We all want more deskspace and higher resolutions, but pushing 8,294,000 pixels around can demand expensive graphics hardware. There is no doubt that prices are …

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FSP Aurum PT 1000W PSU Review

If you are building a new, powerful multi GPU gaming system then the FSP Aurum PT 1000W power supply will likely interest you. This high end modular unit is 80 Plus Platinum certified and the company say the design uses industrial grade Japanese capacitors with solid capacitors on the secondary …

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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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John Byrne leaves AMD

Some shocking news into KitGuru HQ just now, says that AMD’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, John Byrne, will be leaving the company. What makes a top executive, with over 25 years’ experience in senior positions, leave a company like AMD? Byrne was promoted from Chief Sales Officer to …

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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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Asus X99-A Motherboard Review

Perhaps one of the biggest surprises about Intel’s most recent iteration of the High-End Desktop (HEDT) platform has been its relative affordability from the perspective of an enthusiast’s budget. OK, DDR4 isn’t cheap, and nor are processors starting at £300. But when you consider the additional cost over an LGA …

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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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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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