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XFX Triple Display Monitor Stand Review

XFX Triple Display Monitor Stand Review Manufacturer: XFX UK Price (as reviewed): £320 (inc VAT) US Price (as reviewed): $380 (ex tax) Having more than one monitor on your desk is often seen as a luxury, which is certainly true when you consider that the average PC user spends less than £150 on their monitor. […]

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Happy 30th Birthday, PC

Happy 30th Birthday, PC If your motherboard has an old-school BIOS, rather than a swanky new EFI system, then try counting the number of character columns across the screen next time you’re fiddling in it. Alternatively, if you have better things to do than counting letters, and we assume that you do, then take our […]

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KFA² MDT X5 GTX 560 Ti 1GB Review

KFA² MDT X5 GTX 560 Ti 1GB Review Manufacturer KFA² UK price (as reviewed) £236.16 (inc VAT) US price (as reviewed) Unknown KFA²’s product line is awash with pre-overclocked graphics cards, custom coolers and some very swanky-looking custom PCBs. While the company’s ability to innovate results in pre-overclocked monsters such as the KFA² GTX 560 […]

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Battlefield 3 Performance Analysis

Battlefield 3 Performance Analysis With Battlefield 3 rapidly eating into our weekends, evenings, lunchtimes and any other period of time which we can justify dropping in for a few rounds, we were interested to see just how demanding it is on our PCs. After all, developer DICE has in the past stated that to run […]

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Review

Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 4GB Review Manufacturer: NVIDIA UK price (as reviewed): MSRP £429 (inc VAT) US price (as reviewed): MSRP TBC When Maxwell first launched, it marked a shift in Nvidia’s launch strategy. The GTX 750 Ti was and still is a good card, but starting with such a low-end product was unheard of […]

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What’s the best way to cool your graphics card?

What’s the best way to cool your graphics card? Nvidia’s Titan might be all the rage at the super-high end at the moment but the green team’s dual GPU, GeForce GTX 690 4GB is still king of the hill in terms of performance. More importantly for this article, the sky-high priced monster also trumps Titan […]

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Bioshock Infinite Performance Analysis

Bioshock Infinite Performance Analysis Bioshock Infinite is brilliant. In fact, if you’ve yet to grab the latest masterpiece to fly from the brain of Ken Levine and onto our monitors, go read our Bioshock Infinite review that will tell you just how marvellous it is, before rushing off to your game shop of choice to […]

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 Ti Review

Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Review Manufacturer: Nvidia UK price (as reviewed): MSRP £559 (inc VAT) US price (as reviewed): MSRP $699 (ex Tax) Announced almost out of nowhere less than a month ago, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 Ti is already here. It comes with the bold claim of being the best gaming […]

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ASUS Radeon R9 290 DirectCU II OC Review

ASUS Radeon R9 290 DirectCU II OC Review Manufacturer: ASUS UK price (as reviewed): £340.81 (inc VAT) US price (as reviewed): $549.99 (ex Tax) At launch, the R9 290 was well positioned on the price-performance scale, but it was let down by a basic and poor quality stock cooler that resulted in high temperatures and […]

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AMD Launches Catalyst Omega Driver

AMD Launches Catalyst Omega Driver AMD is today launching a major update to its Catalyst driver suite, know as Catalyst Omega. With no new hardware this side Christmas, AMD is using the opportunity to introduce a slew of features, performance improvements and bug fixes to its software package, with Catalyst Omega set to bring benefits […]