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Aria wants YOU to design its Xmas banner

Every year, designers up and down the country are tasked with creating a 728×90 or 300×250 banner that is so amazing, innovative and funky – that no tech-lover can ignore it. It’s a touch challenge and one that Aria would like some KitGuru-reader help with .If you own a copy …

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Asus launches ET2300 All-in-One for Windows 8

While PC users across the globe will be complaining bitterly about the Windows 8 interface change, there’s no doubt that it will work wonders for tablet and other touch screen users. Asus already has a brand new product ready for your special touch. KitGuru gives its dirty fingers a good …

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Asus launches range of ESC G2 supercomputers

If you’ve been sitting at home, researching GPGPU and wondering “What’s the best way for me to assemble a super computer with almost 2,000 CUDA cores, 24GB of memory and the ability to process close to 5 billion triangles a second?”, then Asus may have the answer for you. Not …

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Thunderbolt strikes Asus mainboards

Modern, internal drives are often described as delivering 6 gigabits of data transfer a second. That’s the requirement for SATA III and the latest drives deliver. So how ironic is it that Asus would begin manufacturing mainboards where the EXTERNAL connection operates at 10 gigabits per second? KitGuru gets on …

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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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MASTERS OF OVERCLOCKING: Behind the scenes

While Henry Butt prepares his master-report on the glorious overclocking goings-on from the inaugural MASTERS OF OVERCLOCKING finals, we stick a digital SLR behind the scenes to bring you a little more background on the event itself. While the main focus of the MASTERS OF OVERCLOCKING event was to see …

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MASTERS OF OVERCLOCKING: Finals Begin!

Finally, the BIG day has arrived. After strong competition from across the country, the first ever ASUS: MASTERS OF OVERCLOCKING event in conjunction with KitGuru took place today at a secret underground facility north of London. If overclocking tickles you in a special place – read on! Sure, Asus may …

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Asus won’t compete with UK gaming system builders

One of the most shocking things on show at Computex 2011, was the a complete ASUS ROG (Republic of Gamers) desktop system. While no one in the local channel much minds if Asus produces EeePCs, tablets or regular laptops – the idea of a $12Bn giant starting to make gaming …

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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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Asus mainboard box IS your new Mini ITX chassis

Many smaller manufacturers across the globe have recycled the box that a chassis comes in. While the likes of Dell and HP have neat boxes printed, most of the smaller operations just send the complete PC straight back out in the chassis box. At CeBIT 2011, Asus has taken that …

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Asus launches intelligent new Blu-Ray players

Following on from KitGuru’s revelation that Asus has launched the Essence One audiophile amp at CeBIT 2011, we’ve now spotted a pair of full-spec Blu-ray players. Does this mark the beginning of a sustained Asus-assault on the living room?   You be the judge. OK, so you’d expect a Blu-ray player …

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Asus Essence One audiophile amp – CeBIT 2011

Following the huge interest in KitGuru’s recent stories about top end headphone and streaming media devices, we couldn’t help smiling when we noticed the gorgeous Essence One on the Asus stand at CeBIT 2011. KitGuru dons dark glasses and approaches with pitch-perfect ears set to maximum definition. Having created one …

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Kaspersky security violated by old hack

Despite the fact that Kaspersky has been dealing with threats for more than 13 years, KitGuru spies have smuggled footage to HQ which proves categorically that its security was completely exposed by one of the oldest hacks we know. KitGuru dons night vision goggles to explain. Kaspersky is arguably the …

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Cooler Master experiences Turkish delight

There is an old joke in Taiwan that ‘copy is right’. It’s a play on words that has been tested many times in the courts over the years as close competitors accuse each other of ‘borrowing’ their most popular designs. Something rather stranger happened to Cooler Master recently. KitGuru slaps …

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