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NZXT Phantom 630 Case Review

Built as a trimmed-down version of the award winning Phantom 820, does NZXT’s Ultra Tower Phantom 630 have what it takes to compete in a circa-£150 case market? We reviewed NZXT’s Phantom 820 full tower chassis in February and were thoroughly impressed by its useful features and unique design. But …

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Tt eSPORTS Shock Gaming Headset Review

Today we are going to look at the latest product from Thermaltake’s sub-brand, Tt eSPORTS, the Shock gaming headset.  This model is designed specifically with PC gamers in mind although the 3.5 mm interface means it’s compatible with most devices.  It is designed for those who find the Shock One …

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Sony i1 will feature 61fps video capture

There was a time when mobile phones would not even capture a photograph, yet the new products being planned by Sony for the end of August will take video processing into a whole new realm for a smartphone. KitGuru has been listening to the rumblings and is ready to report …

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Asus P8Z77-V LX2 Motherboard Review

Asus’ original P8Z77-V LX was, and still is, a solid entry-level Z77 motherboard. Can the P8Z77-V LX2 motherboard’s subtle design changes and reduced price prove that it is ready to compete in the tough sub-£80 Z77 motherboard market? In any entry-level market, a few pounds can be the difference between …

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Asustor AS 602T Review

We have reviewed many NAS systems over the last two years and today we are looking at our first product from Asustor, a subsidiary group of electronics giant ASUS. The 602T is a dual drive system with full cross platform support.  There is no doubt that ASUS are a force …

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ASUS HD7790 Direct CU II OC Review

Today we are following up on our HD7790 launch article with a look at the latest overclocked model from ASUS. This card features a dual fan cooling system and out of the box clock enhancements. Is this a card you should be shortlisting for a cost effective gaming build in …

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Biostar Hi-Fi Z77X Motherboard Review

Today we are going to take a look at the Biostar Hi-Fi Z77X which is the latest model in their range based on this chipset.  We were recently very impressed by the Biostar Hi-Fi A85W motherboard which offered a good balance between style, performance and features, while remaining widely affordable. …

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Phanteks PH-TC12DX CPU Cooler Review

Aiming to stamp its authority in another segment of the CPU cooling market, Phanteks has released a mid-range model in the PH-TC12DX. Does the dual fan PH-TC12DX have what it takes to shine in an overly-cramped market? Utilising four 6mm heatpipes in a U-type arrangement, Phanteks’ dual fan PH-TC12DX CPU cooler targets …

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Lian-Li PC-B12 Aluminium Chassis Review

There is no doubt that Lian-Li are one of the finest chassis manufacturers on the market. They tend to use the highest grade aluminum and their understated design ethic is very appealing to the high end enthusiast audience. The Lian-Li PC-B12 has a very simple design but is finished in …

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Can Intel’s Haswell beat AMD’s APU in 2013?

We have recently detailed a number of challenges being faced by Intel, mostly centred on ‘How do you build $7 billion fabrication plants when your average chip profit is $10?’. While there’s no doubting Core’s ‘King of the hill’ for pure CPU performance credentials, KitGuru reads the A10 reviews and …

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Visiontek 800W Modular Power Supply Review

Visiontek have been an AMD partner now for many years, releasing video cards for the American audience. They have been enhancing their product portfolio in recent years and today we are reviewing their latest 800W power supply, a modular design with 80 Plus Bronze Certification. The Visiontek 800W Modular power …

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Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H Motherboard Review

Today we are taking a look at the Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H, the latest Z77 motherboard targeting the mainstream enthusiast audience. This board is built for overclocking and stability using the 3D power system with Auto Voltage Compensation. Is this an ideal board to shortlist for your next system build? Over the …

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Biostar TZ77XE4 Motherboard Review

The Biostar brand doesn’t have a massive presence in the UK, at least not in the enthusiast segment of the market.  We consider Asus, ASRock and Gigabyte to be the top three enthusiast brands on the market at the moment but this is something Biostar are looking to change with …

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Mars III invasion planned for Computex

While the rest of the world plus dog looks to nVidia’s schedule for delivering a pair of GTX670 chips on a single card under the name ‘690’, it seems that Jen Hsun will actually be salivating over something slightly different in Taiwan this year. KitGuru engages thrusters to maintain a …

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Kingston HyperX Genesis 2666mhz Memory Review (Z77)

With the recent launch of Intel’s Ivy Bridge Z77 platform many established companies have been focusing on releasing quality memory targeting the demanding enthusiast user. Today we are looking at an ultra high performance kit from Kingston which operates at a staggering 2,666 mhz. In recent months we have reviewed …

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Is £21 too much for an App?

One of the most appealing things about the whole Job-o-sphere, is that software (in the form of apps) is profitable for developers and affordable for customers [while making Apple into the biggest software provider in the history of the universe – Ed]. KitGuru ponders how much apps should cost and …

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