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CableMod ModFlex Cables

For some while now CableMod has been happy to provide a kit of cables for your modular power supply. They cover specific models of BeQuiet!, Corsair, EVGA and SeaSonic at a cost about £70 with the idea is that you bin your dull black cables for a braided set in …

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John Byrne to take over global sales strategy for Dell

While the market is still reacting to AMD’s latest financial announcement and a lowering of revenue expectation, its former chief sales officer John Byrne has landed at Dell in Austin, Texas. What is the role likely to involve and will there be any implications for his former employer? John Byrne spent more …

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Aerocool prepares new range of controllers

When we caught up with Aerocool’s Vanessa Chen at Computex 2014, the star of the show was the DS200. For 2015, the focus was split between gaming peripherals and system controllers. In this article we focus on the product line that made Aerocool famous in the first place. With almost every …

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The KitGuru Community Forum is down for maintenance

This is just a quick public service announcement. We have had a few messages from KitGuru regulars asking about the forum- it is in-fact down for maintenance! Nothing to worry about, just performing a software update on the backend. The KitGuru Community Forum shall be back up shortly. The main …

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European Hardware Awards – Finalists announced

The European Hardware Awards highlights the very best hardware available in the European market with the winners being announced on the opening day of Computex in Taipei. Now that the Editorial Panel has completed its initial deliberations, we’re ready to announce the nominees for the European Hardware Awards 2015. On 24th April, …

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MESH and others launch Bank Holiday deals

There has been a long tradition of Bank Holiday sales in the UK – a way for the retail industry to plug the promotional gap between Christmas and July. The success of any given company’s offer will normally depend on the weather. Hot and sunny means a bumper spend in …

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Gigabyte generates vital cash for baby hospice at i54

One thing that everyone notices at major gaming LAN events like the Multiplay Insomnia series, is the overwhelming spirit of ‘goodwill to all’. Breaking with booth babe and blast em up action tradition, Gigabyte decided to do something different at i54 this Easter weekend. KitGuru was on hand to see the …

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Exclusive interview with Paul Butler from AOC

Paul Butler has been at the forefront of the display technology market for more than twenty years. We’ve known him since his time in charge of Iiyama in the days of the legendary 17″ VisionMaster Pro. We recently caught up with Paul and wanted to know his thoughts on where …

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Thecus W4000 WSS NAS Review

Thecus has come up with something new in the world of NAS with three models that are supplied with Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials. These NAS are described by Thecus as the ‘World’s first Windows Essential NAS’. The three NAS models W2000, W4000 and W5000 are respectively two, four …

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OCZ Challenge update: 3rd ARC 100 drive dies at 384TB

Given the nature of SSD technology, one sure fire way to check reliability is to run massive amounts of data through them – which is what we started to do with five OCZ ARC 100s back on December 10th. Here’s the latest update from KitGuru Labs. The warranty term for this kind …

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Aerocool Pimp My PC Winner Announced

When we announced a competition for you to tell us just how desperately your PC needed a little pimp-lubbin, we’d secretly hoped that everyone was fine and that all of your systems were amazing and needed no updates. We were wrong. So wrong! Thousands of entries were received and we sifted …

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Win a PlayStation 4 with Seagate SSHD

In the next-gen console wars, Sony’s PlayStation 4 has been the runaway winner. Only significant recent price drops from competitors have managed to slow the PS/4 down at all. So, given how popular this gaming hub is, how can you make it better? KitGuru has teamed up with storage giant …

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Win 3x 256GB SK hynix Solid State drives!

Having a large SSD capable of delivering data at over 500MB/sec is one of the first ingredients on any KitGuru reader’s shopping list – it is also a fantastic way to turbo charge an older, sluggish system. For all lovers of fast data transfer, SK hynix has teamed up with …

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AEROCOOL Pimp My Rig Competition!

If you own the world’s fastest CPU and GPU combination, then maybe you can feel comfortable declaring ‘Looks aren’t important, it’s what’s inside that counts’. For the vast majority of KitGuru readers however, looks are important. We want a rig that looks seriously desirable, especially if your existing PC is …

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SSD prices drop as new tech beckons

Recent discussions with memory manufacturers indicate that there will be more innovation in the Solid State Drive market place in the first half of 2015. None of us know exactly when those improvements will happen, but price drops are normally a good indicator – as older product is cleared from …

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SK hynix expected to announce huge earnings for 2014

Although only a quarter of the size of Intel in terms of overall chip production, Korean memory specialist SK hynix is number two in the memory module business – ahead of companies like Toshiba. As the overall market continues to recover and SK hynix begins to flex its own marketing …

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Hubble takes photo stitching to new heights

Anyone who has used a digital camera and some editing software, will have tried to create a panorama by combining two or more photos together. It’s a technique that can be easily accomplished – with a product like Photoshop – for half a dozen photos or so. The folks at …

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Sale bargains – check those labels carefully

Walking around the Boxing Day bargains, some KitGuru readers were keen to share their experience of what appears to be some quite blatant product mis-labeling. Naturally, we investigated, here are the initial results. Over the years, there have been some classic mis-labeling incidents across the tech world. Some are legitimate, …

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FUNC MS-2 Gaming Mouse Review

Today we are looking at the latest gaming mouse from FUNC, the MS-2. With a street price that’s expected to level out around £43, it is almost £15 cheaper than its big brother, the MS-3, which launched 18 months ago. This is a mid-sized gaming mouse and according to Func, has …

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OcUK Forum fires in the tough questions to Richard Huddy

It’s all well and good Richard Huddy, AMD’s Chief Gaming Scientist, answering questions on Mantle, hair follicles and the future of gaming resolutions, what about the tough questions?  Overclockers.co.uk has a pretty active forum – full of hardcore enthusiasts. They wanted Huddy’s reply to some more awkward propositions. Well, here’s the response. Discuss on …

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