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be quiet! Introduce The Pure Rock, Their First Entry-Level CPU Cooler

21-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Four-heatpipe tower design and 120mm Pure Wings 2 fan make the Pure Rock a good candidate for those seeking low-noise systems or only modest overclocks.

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Tagged as: be quiet, cooling

Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Minimum Specs Hold Few Surprises

21-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Despite slightly lop-sided NVIDIA/AMD GPU requirements only a 6GB RAM minimum is out of place in the latest Call Of Duty title.

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Tagged as: Activision, games

Thermaltake Announce The Core V31 Chassis With Tt LCS Certification

21-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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New windowed mid-tower design includes a modular internal layout and far wider water-cooling capabilities than are typical for this size of chassis.

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Tagged as: Thermaltake, chassis, ATX

BIOSTAR Release The iDEQ-T1 Mini-PC Series

20-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Based around Intel's Bay Trail platform, the barebones iDEQ-T1 series makes for a fully-featured HTPC set-up.

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Tagged as: BIOSTAR, Intel, mini-PC

Silent Chassis Specialists Streacom Release The Fanless NC2

20-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Bigger brother to the NC1 for Intel's NUC Platform, the NC2 includes support for a 2.5" HDD/SSD within the chassis.

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Tagged as: Streacom, chassis

In Win Reveal The Mid-Tower 703 And Full-Tower 707 PC Chassis

20-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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New designs accommodate up to ATX and EATX motherboards respectively; white variants feature noise dampening additions.

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Tagged as: In Win, chassis, EATX, ATX

MSI's Gaming AIO PC Lineup Now Features GeForce 970M and 980M Graphics

17-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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All-In-One designs are getting the Maxwell treatment, complementing the AG270's 27" display which features Anti-Flicker and Less Blue Light technology.

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Tagged as: MSI, NVIDIA, AIO, maxwell

Steam's first Free Weekend Weekend is this weekend

17-10-2014 by Craig Farren
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This weekend Steam is holdings it's first Free Weekend Weekend with 10 games that you can play for free.

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Tagged as: Valve, Steam, Free weekend

Lian-Li Introduce The PC-T80, Their Latest Aluminium Test Bench

16-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Updated design based on the PC-T60 features all-aluminium construction, XL-ATX motherboard compatibility and three zones/tiers for components.

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Tagged as: Lian Li, chassis, XL-ATX, EATX, ATX, MATX, test bench

600M Gaming Mouse Launched By COUGAR

16-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Designed primarily for claw-grip users, the 600M makes use of OMRON switches and ADNS-9800 laser sensor in addition to a 32-bit on-board ARM processor.

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Tagged as: COUGAR, mouse, peripherals

Philips 27-Inch Monitor With G-SYNC To Arrive Later This Month

15-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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The high-spec Philips 272G5DYEB features a 144Hz refresh rate and supports 1080p gaming, but comes in at a $699/499 MSRP

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Tagged as: Philips, monitor, nvidia, gsync

Dropbox Users Beware: Password Leak Compromises Accounts

14-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Hackers claim haul of 7 million account logins; Dropbox assures they weren't hacked, believe majority of leaks so far are obsolete credentials.

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Tagged as: Dropbox

SilverStone FQ And FW Fan Range Expand Low-Noise, High-Performance Options

14-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Balanced PWM FQ Range is bundled with speed reduction cable, whilst the PWM FW range is capable of higher RPM for greater cooling potential.

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Tagged as: Silverstone, cooling

3DMark Fire Strike Goes 4K

13-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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New Fire Strike Ultra benches systems at 4K Ultra HD resolutions, giving insight into whether a configuration is truly 4K capable.

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Tagged as: FutureMark, 3DMark

Bioware reveal Dragon Age: Inquisition PC requirements

13-10-2014 by Craig Farren
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Beautiful vistas and incredible new possibilities await you in the latest game in the epic role-playing series from BioWare : "Dragon Age: Inquisition".

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Tagged as: Bioware, Dragon Age, Inquisition, Origin

Samsung has found a way to significantly increase Wi-Fi speeds

13-10-2014 by Craig Farren
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Samsung claims to have developed a 60 GHz Wi-Fi technology that will bridge the gap between theoretical and actual Wi-Fi speeds.


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Tagged as: Samsung, Wi-Fi, high speed

Protect Your Components With The SilverStone Fortress FT05

10-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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The latest Fortress chassis, due 20th of October, is sheathed in aluminium and eschews 5.25" drives for a single slimline bay.

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Tagged as: SilverStone, chassis, atx

Quality And Affordability - QPAD Launch The MK-70

07-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Through Cherry MX switches, a backlight and hitting a <100 price point, QPAD are aiming to replicate the success of other MK-class keyboards.

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Tagged as: QPAD, peripherals, keyboard

The ZOTAC Nano XS Range Gets A Performance Upgrade

01-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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New ZBOX MI512 nano XS sports an Intel i3-4030U dual-core CPU with Intel HD4400 graphics, all whilst retaining the tiny nano XS chassis.

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Tagged as: ZOTAC, mini-PC

Discrete Storage On The Go - Corsair Release The Flash Voyager Vega

01-10-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Low profile compact USB 3.0 flash drive is ideal for keychains or as unobtrusive storage on laptops etc., and is available in capacities up to 64GB.

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Tagged as: Corsair, storage

SteelSeries Unveil The New Siberia v3 Range With Prism LED Lighting

30-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Five years since the Siberia v2 launch a new range of high grade gaming headsets is introduced, with features to tempt many a gamer.

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Tagged as: SteelSeries, Audio, headset

Bristling With Buttons And Ready For Combat - ROCCAT Release The Tyon

30-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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New gaming mouse builds considerably on the strengths of the Kone XTD whilst also being equipped with an innovative new X-Celerator Thumb Paddle.

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Tagged as: ROCCAT, mouse, peripherals

Cooler Master Announce The Next Hyper 612 Iteration

30-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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Hyper 612 ver. 2 HSF is set for a mid-October release, and can cool passively or be augmented with a fan for more aggressive heat dissipation.

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Tagged as: Cooler Master, cooling

A88X-GAMER - The Latest AMD Gaming Motherboard From ASUS

29-09-2014 by Tim Harmer
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FM2+ Socket motherboard sports a matte black/red livery, features Intel Gigabit Ethernet and ASUS's own SupremeFX Audio technology.

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Tagged as: ASUS, AMD, FM2+, A88X

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