MSI Showcases New 8th Gen Desktops and Monitors
Gaming Storage card with RAID 0 NVMe for Z370, too.
Gaming Storage card with RAID 0 NVMe for Z370, too.
Will hit the UK by the end of the year.
Three percent 'interim' tax in the works.
Corsair's first ever gaming keyboard is a desirable piece of kit - we show you why.
Can SteelSeries produce a headset thats a winner for both PC and Xbox 360 owners?
Ditching the USB connection leads to a very low price for this brilliantly comfortable headset.
Creative targets the mid-range headset market with its cut down version of the Tactic3D Sigma.
One of the first Auzentech cards we've seen that uses a C-Media chip rather than a Creative X-Fi.
Better known for its pro audio gear, AKG is now targeting gamers with the GHS 1.
Can the follow-up to the excellent Arena headset live up to expectations?
These interesting looking speakers might look great, but do they sound great too?
This deceptively small set of THX-certified speakers 2.1 produces plenty of sound.
A new X-Fi sound card aimed at audiophiles and music enthusiasts.
Speed up your flash drives: USB 3 Kingston Data Traveller 3 and ADATA N005 are tried and tested.
This is Corsair's first headset, and it's designed to give a great sound with minimal setup hassle.
Two SandForce controllers and 1GB/sec of bandwidth should make for quick storage
A headset that rumbles your head - we see if that's a good thing or just annoying.
The Frio comes with two 120mm fans, and delivers great cooling whether you use one or both
Is the cheaper, but slimmed down GeForce GTX 460 768MB is worth buying?
Nvidia finally regains some face with its new mid-range GPU - it's a great performer!
The first SATA 6Gbps SSD we've tested and boy is it fast: 345MB/sec fast.
Fermi makes its first foray into the mainstream and has the HD 5850 firmly in its sights
Sleek Lamborghini looks, with a Core i7 CPU and a Mobility HD 5870 GPU under the bonnet
This high-quality headset and sound card combo is finally on sale, and for less than £200
Akasa's latest cooler is made for overclocking and high-end cooling. Does it deliver?
Promises to lower your ping and maintain your high frame rates when you're gaming online.
Intel was first to six-core, but AMD's six-core Thuban CPU is £600 cheaper. Is it any good?
AMD's new 890FX chipset gets the Republic of Gamers treatment, but this board isn't really for gamers
Nvidia and Alienware combine to make the latest screen for 3D gaming.
We take a look at three gaming sound cards, all priced below £100, and offering a variety of attractive features including Dolby Digital support and optical S/PDIF outputs. Now that EAX is on the wane, are Creative's cards still the best bet for gamers?
The X120 is the smallest of Samsung's sleek and sophisticated ultra-mobile X-series. With a fast dual-core CULV Pentium processor and elegant design, we see if this sub-£500 11.6in laptop is worthy of a place in your bag.
The pricey GeForce GTX 480 has a smaller, less crazy sibling in the GeForce GTX 470. We take this more modest graphics card for a spin through our DX10 and DX11 games to see if this Fermi card is the one that's worth buying.
The follow up to the Akasa Nero, the Nero S fancies itself as a premium cooler ready to take on the best. With four fat direct-contact heatpipes and a nifty S-blade fan it certainly looks up to the task. We see if it'll triumph or go up in flames in the bit-tech thermal test rigs.
With 23 and 24in monitors now commonplace, we take a look at what many consider to be the next big thing. Dell's new 27in IPS monitor certainly has a sky-high specification but is it worth the outlay?
Intel has finally released a CPU worthy of its premium Extreme Edition brand - the first six-core desktop processor. Previously known as Gulftown, the Core i7-980X Extreme Edition is not only brutally fast out of the box but also a fantastic overclocker thanks to its 32nm transistors.
We've finally got our hands on an Eyefinity Edition card from ATI, and six screens to use it with. We take the kit for a test drive to see how good it is for 6-screen gaming and whether the future is multi-monitor.
The original Core i7-920 is the best selling high-end CPU, but as it's now nearing its 18-month birthday Intel has decided it's due for retirement. We check out its replacement, the i7-930. Clocked at 2.8GHz, it's only 133MHz faster than the i7-920 - but thanks to overclocking, it's still the chip to buy.
With GBs of video and audio, and more than one PC per house, home networking is becoming increasingly common. So common that Microsoft thinks you need a server in your cloakroom - we look at the first Asus Windows Home Server to see if it delivers networking Nirvana.
This re-imagining of the CM 690 is an excellent case, with a roomy interior, massively upgradable cooling and a nifty roof-mounted hot swap hard disk bay. There's a slight fly in the ointment though, so you'll have to read our review before hopping over to your favourite etailer!
The Radeon HD 5770 is a surprisingly capable GPU that costs a wallet friendly £120 - PowerColor's PCS+ looks to build on it thanks to an overclock, a copy of Dirt 2 and a custom cooler.
A recent test of anti-virus suites reveals that AVG Free is actually very secure.
The long awaited follow-up to the legendary Thermalright TRUE heatsink has finally arrived. With six copper heatpipes, redesigned cooling fins a new mounting bracket we put this new high-end up against the Ultra 120 eXtreme and the Titan Fenrir - but the results were a genuine surprise.
Looking for a mid-priced, capacious case for a media PC? We check out the Grandia GD03, another box of brushed aluminium chique from the chaps at SilverStone, which features handy touches such hot-swappable hard disk bays and removable dust filters.
The unending drone of your CPU cooler driving you mad? Then perhaps the Gelid Tranquillo can help. With an ultra low-noise PWM fan, but still packing four copper heatpipes and a big stack of cooling fins, check out this terrific low-noise HSF.
Intel's latest 32nm processors, codenamed Clarkdale, are the first to integrate a GPU. We take the new budget-sensitive Core i3-530 and Core i5-661 for a spin to see how they compare to previous CPUs - will a Core 2 Quad Q6600 still cut it, and has AMD got anything to fight back with? Read on to find out...