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Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 7 Motherboard Review

Continuing our recent focus on gaming motherboards, we have the Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 7 in for review. Hitting retail with an aggressive sub-£140 price tag, Gigabyte is aiming to lure in potential buyers with the Gaming 7 motherboard’s gaming-orientated features, striking colour scheme, and four-year warranty.  Fusing together the company’s high-performance G1 Audio with …

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WIN Awesome i5 4690 CYBERPOWER Z97 PC- £1,399!

Everyone is talking about the next generation systems that are being constructed on Intel’s latest Z97 platform with a 5th Generation Core processor. This is the stuff that dreams are made of, but – for one lucky KitGuru reader – that dream is about to become reality!  Enter this simple …

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Corsair Voyager Go 64GB flash drive

Go back just a single decade and you would find many high end gaming PC’s with 80GB boot drives or some with even smaller 36GB Raptor drives – for added performance. Today multi-terrabyte drives aren’t something we bat an eyelid at and most modern smartphones ship with tens of gigabytes …

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Gigabyte introduces Intel NUC-like PC with gaming hardware inside

Gigabyte Technology has introduced its first ultra-small form-factor personal computer designed specifically for gaming. The novelty boasts with a quad-core accelerated processing unit (APU), discrete graphics processing unit, optional solid-state drive and a hard disk drive as well as other necessary hardware. Gigabyte Brix Gaming ultra-small form-factor PC is powered …

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Gigabyte Retro OC contest sees two new world records

Gamers may look back on their favourite titles of yesteryear with fondness, but overclockers have a particular affinity for the old benchmarks. Remember the first time you watched your 6800GT breeze through 3Dmark 01 only to watch it stutter in 05? Well Gigabyte does too, which is why it recently …

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Last chance to enter be quiet! advent competition

The be quiet! and Kitguru advent calendar competition has been running for a few weeks now offering up great prizes from PSUs, to t-shirts, but now we’re in the last week so that means it’s your last chance to enter and get yourself a new SLI enabled motherboard, a high …

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Gigabyte G1.Sniper Z87 Motherboard Review

Introducing itself to the low-cost gaming motherboard scene, can Gigabyte’s G1.Sniper Z87 retain the features that makes its higher-priced siblings attractive purchases? Targeting mid-range gamers Gigabyte’s G1.Sniper Z87 features a Killer E2201 NIC, support for 2-way SLI and CrossFire, and an eye-catching green and black colour scheme. Further enhancements are …

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Gigabyte G1 Sniper A88X Motherboard Review

Today we are going to look at one of the first Socket FM2+ motherboards designed for gaming, the Gigabyte G1 Sniper A88X.  This has similar characteristics as the other products in Gigabyte’s gaming range, including the trademark green and black colour scheme. As its name suggests, the Gigabyte G1 Sniper A88X features the …

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Gigabyte launches new AMD gaming mobo: G1 Sniper A88X

Gigabyte has announced the release of a new gaming motherboard, specifically designed with AMD users in mind. Known as the G1 Sniper A88X and therefore part of the G1-Killer range of gaming motherboards, it comes packing all the standard features you’d expect of a high end Gigabyte product, with the …

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Gigabyte Z87-D3HP Motherboard Review

Situated towards the entry-level end of Gigabyte’s Ultra Durable series of Z87 motherboards, the Z87-D3HP aims to provide a cheap-and-cheerful way for budget-conscious users to make the switch to Haswell. Featuring six SATA 6Gb/s ports, CrossFire capabilities, Intel LAN, and up to ten USB 3.0 ports, Gigabyte’s Z87-D3HP offers a …

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Gigabyte Tech Tour 2013 lands in London

Gigabyte is one of the oldest and most famous technology brands, with a huge fan base and reputation for challenging at the top end of the market for mainboards, graphic cards etc. With multiple new sexy product lines launching, Gigabyte HQ sent a team of presenters over to tell the …

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Aria array offers affordable gaming from £319

One of the most discussed topics at KitGuru HQ is ‘Just how much do you need to spend in order to get a decent gaming experience?’ – with opinions varying wildly. It really comes down to the image quality and resolution you want to enjoy Vs the size of your …

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X79 overclocking just became affordable

The most powerful chip that most of us will consider buying is the Intel Core i7 3770k. It’s fast, powerful and lives at the top end of affordable. Similarly, the Z77 is a great chipset. But, between them, there is one area where that kind of combination needs to bow …

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Aria cuts prices to tempt even more spending

While the UK is still looking forward to the credit card bills that will accompany a record breaking Boxing Day push of £2.6 billion, online retailers are not giving up hope that us consumers will consider one last wafer-thin-mint. KitGuru says ‘Better. Better get a bucket’. Shakespeare wrote of Cleopatra, …

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Anyone remember T1? Adobe helps us remember

No, it has nothing to do with Arnie and the search for John Conner. Back in the day, T1 lines were the stuff of legend, with so much bandwidth that you’d be running an enterprise and a half on the throughput. But how does it stack up today? KitGuru downloads …

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CaseKing and OcUK get into big events in a big way

With Multiplay’s i46 gaming extravaganza about to kick off in the Telford International Centre, loads of sponsors will be vying for the attention of the thousands of hardcore gamers who attend. KitGuru takes a look at one of the sponsors and their ‘large event’ pedigree. While hands-on gaming stands with …

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Aria slashes pricing on 3TB and 4TB drives

It was almost a year ago that the world’s weather patterns combined to cause the tragedy of the Thailand floods. Alongside the loss of life, Western Digital’s hard drive production was knocked for six and the world suffered huge increases in price. As KitGuru predicted, summer 2012 saw prices return …

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