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Gamers attracted to smaller chassis says Cooler Master

While they are famous for huge chassis like the Cosmos II and Storm Trooper etc, KitGuru learned up at Multiplay i53 that there is a definite increase in interest around small form factor chassis among gamers. Chris Gough explains the draw. While Chris didn’t actually say that Cooler Master is selling …

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Thermaltake Core V 51 chassis spotted at Multiplay i53

Multiplay’s legendary Insomnia events are a great place to get hands-on with a ton of kit that you don’t normally find in the shops. On hand for Thermaltake was Martin Pajenkamp to explain the cool features of his Core V51 chassis. Have to say that we do like an intelligently …

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Utopia Computers exquisite paint job at Multiplay i53

At some point or another, we’ve all been tempted to paint a chassis. Whether you botched it with a roller or made your best effort using a primed surface and layers of spray paint, it’s unlikely that you will have managed better than this system from Utopia Computers on the …

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Thermaltake Core V1 at Multiplay i53

Small Form Factor fever seemed to spread through the halls at Multiplay’s Insomnia i53. We all remember the ‘time of the Shuttles’ – around 10 years ago – but the problem was that the specifications were very weak. Now that does not have to be the case. Also, prices have …

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Overclockers UK delivery to your desk at Insomnia i53

Once thousands of hardcore gamers have entrenched themselves with their clan/mates at a Multiplay event like i53, they really don’t want to move. So what happens if you need a repair, upgrade or gift?  No problem, Overclockers UK have pioneered an effective Delivery to your Desk system – which doubles-up …

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Cooler Master Keyboard Olympics at Multiplay i53

Getting someone to say “I love you” – even if they don’t necessarily mean it – is a pretty decent marketing play. One that Cooler Master had going in full effect up at Multiplay’s Insomnia i53 LAN gaming event at the massive Ricoh Arena in Coventry over the weekend. KitGuru …

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Apple orders 70 million iPhones ahead of launch

Earlier this month, KitGuru got an exclusive image of what we believe to be the iPhone 6 and now we have news that Apple has reportedly ordered 70 million iPhone units to be manufactured ahead of the device’s launch in September this year. The iPhone 6 will sport a larger 4.7 Inch …

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Apple iPhone 6 Photo Exclusive to KitGuru.net

As many of you will know, on 12th July 2012, KitGuru was able to bring you the world’s first photos of the original Apple iPhone 5. We came under immense pressure and within 24 hours the images were gone. Now it’s July 2014 and, two years on, we’re feeling Six-y. …

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Exclusive Asus Z87 Sabertooth Video

As the biggest manufacturer of mainboards for the technology-lovers market, Asus has quite a reputation to uphold during the launch of Intel’s Z87 chipset for its 4th Generation of Core processors. KitGuru was lucky enough to get its cameras inside the regional HQ for Asus, while one of its engineers …

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nVidia GT640 pics, specs and launch info

So far, nVidia’s launch of the Kepler range has gone smoothly. The only real hiccups have come with stock and the re-branding for some of the old 5xx cards into the 610 and 620. With the low and high ends sorted, focus for Bryan Del Rizzo moves to the mid-range …

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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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VTX3D drops 7970 down to £299 plus vat

Against a back drop where even Intel’s profits are down 13% in Q1, the pressure to offer value is on everywhere – and KitGuru readers can benefit from these cuts. Following the drop in 7950 pricing that KitGuru reported last week, we are now seeing substantial movement at the top …

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AMD preps price cuts as Two Tribes Go To War

It’s a weird world, no doubt. Against the backdrop of an overall market slump, Gartner turns around and says that shipments of desktop PCs have just jumped almost 2% – to the surprise of just about everyone. At the same time, it’s a competitive world and just because ‘more of …

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Cyberlink prepares full range of Apple software

News coming out of Taiwan this morning is that Cyberlink, arguably the most prevalent provider of proper video playback and photo manipulation software in the wonderful world of Windows, is investing BIG TIME in its OSX products (and more). KitGuru turns Power(news)Producer Pro to maximum and ponders the impact. Whether …

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Apple sales revealed – how much tech fruit do we buy?

With Blackberry’s antiquated products and personnel straining at the limits, Apple continues its march forward with renewed vigour. The latest sales data is now available and it makes for interesting reading. Sources close to Apple are telling us that 14 million iPads were sold in the last quarter of 2011. …

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BUY.com adds PLAY.com to basket

Rumours of a truly stunning nature are flying into KitGuru’s underground intelligence bunker, with talk of a deal that will end all deals. We tune the Echelon dishes toward Tokyo and reveal all. BUY.com is one of the world’s largest stores. PLAY.com is also massive. YAALE.com is newest best buy …

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Broadcom closes DTV division?

Reports are coming into KitGuru that serious redundancies have happened over at Broadcom. What exactly has happened to the unit the company acquired from AMD in 2008 and how did the staff find out? According to its own blurb, Broadcom provides the industry’s broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and software …

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HP runs out of the PC market

It would be great to say “Told you so”, but we did not actually nail this scoop on the head. KitGuru spent much of the past 2 weeks analysing the available (and unavailable!) data on the PC market and we came to the published conclusion that HP was completely and …

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Asus Z68 board tips up at YOYOTech

While most of the talk about Intel’s new Z68 chipset seems to have centred on Gigabyte initially and Asrock later, the first board seen in the wild looks to be on the shelves in London. KitGuru picks up a hammer, eyes the Z68 offer and decides if the piggybank gets …

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