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Silverstone launches SG06-Lite low cost Mini-ITX case

While the upper echelons of the chassis market remain fairly stable, the rest of the market is in a state of turmoil. One area in which we expect to see a huge amount of innovation going forward is the Mini-ITX arena. Systems built into chassis that you barely notice. The …

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Haswell approach causes mass price cuts

With every new beginning, there comes an end. Just as Ivy Bridge slid into the Sandy Bridge space, so a new king will soon arrive – demanding the overthrow of the present regime. But with the glitzy new product range comes issues. Most notably for Intel and its partners, “What …

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Win a Z87 mainboard from Asus

The world is waiting with baited breath for Intel’s 4th Generation of Core processor – due to arrive shortly in the hallowed halls of Computex. Now ASUS is giving you the chance to win an amazing Z87 mainboard ! ASUS today have announced the complete lineup of motherboards built around …

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Sony i1 has integrated Facebook social casting

Looking at people while you talk to them is a dubious pleasure. A quick straw poll around the various KitGuru offices reveals that many of us have had video call capability built into our phones for a long while – but never really use it. Then along came Apple. And …

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Silverstone SG10 launch date and price set

The chaps in KitGuru Labs have been fans of Silverstone’s Sugo range (on and off) since the original SG01. Sure, there have been some issues with size, noise and ease of assembly along the way but – overall – these chassis have filled a valuable gap in the market. We …

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Luxa2 launches iPad Mini in car cinema

Check out the publicity documentation for almost any high end vehicle these days, and you can be sure of one thing. There will be greater investment options available for the in-car entertainment than there will for things like the breaking systems. Luxa2 has launched a neat little product that will …

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Asus launches Radeon HD 7990 card with 8 games

With a worldwide shipment expected at the end of May, Asus has ear-marked today for the launch of its very own Radeon HD 7990 graphics accelerator. In KitGuru Labs’ tests, this card stamped its authority at the top of the mountain, so it will be interesting to see what Asus …

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Roccat rocks up at Gadget Show

Some of the more endearing mysteries of the modern world include why notebook users are so obsessed with screen size and why so many desktop users buy a keyboard and mouse based on looks. Don’t worry, in the old days, many people would buy music playing devices based on how …

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Thermaltake follows Fractal’s lead with Urban S41

Each country has its own idea of what constitutes good design. Sometimes it’s a regional thing. For most of Europe, less is more. A fact proven by the way the Audi line up continues to do so well – even the understated R8 is even a firm favourite with American …

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nVidia slashes prices and takes fight to AMD

We love a bit of argy-bargy at KitGuru. There’s nothing quite like a couple of multi-billion dollar corporations slugging it out, toe-to-toe, for market share. Right now, it looks like the winner is going to be you, the KitGuru reader. For our American cousins, argy-bargy is where everyone gets very …

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Asus launches new micro ATX boards – faster and more integrated

Looking forward, ASUS has launched new Micro ATX motherboards with native HDMI and DVI outputs for use with Intel and AMD processors that feature integrated graphics. The motherboards also incorporate exclusive ASUS USB 3.0 ‘Boost Technology’ for faster data transfers with compatible storage and solid capacitors – which Asus claim …

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Former AMD CEO fires Slingshot at Intel

You might not have heard of Lauren Villagran, graduate of Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism with a background that includes Associated Press and CBS, but she’s the lady that’s helped pen one of the most explosive business stories of recent times: The decision by Hector Ruiz to stand up …

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New Arctic Media Centre costs less than Windows 8

We all know Arctic from their cooling products, but as KitGuru discovered a couple of years back, the company has big plans to expand into new markets – and the launch of its brand new, media centre platform is part of that plan. KitGuru checks out the quality on offer …

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New Biostar launch makes THX available to all

In terms of launches, audio is generally the poor cousin of the CPU and GPU. While publications across the globe go ape for the latest and greatest in terms of piped lines, cor-inducing cores and giggly hurts – the audio processor tends to stay in the shade. Not today. This …

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AMD launches FX-4130 – gives 200MHz extra for free

Sometimes an upgrade is really simple to understand. Other times you need a mini-computer, advanced maths degree and several hours of umm-ing and arr-ing to see if the new products is, in fact, better. KitGuru scans the spec sheet for the brand new FX-4130 and ponders motives and machinations. With …

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ADATA reveals new high speed memory and SSD at CES

The world of modern technology requires a balancing act. You must control costs, otherwise you can’t make a profit – while at the same time you need to innovate like there is no tomorrow or there won’t be a tomorrow. At CES, the world’s second largest memory module producer has …

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Wii U needs a fix to access the web and hit sales targets

While Sony and Microsoft prepare to increase the realism on the next generation of sitting-room based consoles, Nintendo has always focused more on playability. As the Wii U lands in British stores, KitGuru assesses the unit shipments required for this new box to be a success. We asked around the …

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