• ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Extreme and Extreme Assembly Review

    ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Extreme and Extreme Assembly Review
    ASUS have really separated their various iterations of the Maximus VIII into distinct types, and we have two takes upon the Maximus VIII Extreme to review today.

  • Rise of the Tomb Raider - AMD VS Nvidia Performance Review

    Rise of the Tomb Raider - AMD VS Nvidia Performance Review
    Let's have a look at Rise of the Tomb Raiders Performance on PC, AMD vs Nvidia. Who will come out on top?

  • MSI GT80 6QF Titan SLI Ultimate Gaming Laptop Review

    MSI GT80 6QF Titan SLI Ultimate Gaming Laptop Review
    Today we're putting the highest specification laptop we've ever seen through its paces. Strap yourselves in.

  • ASUS AC5300 and AC88U Router Review

    ASUS AC5300 and AC88U Router Review
    Need to replace that crappy router that your ISP gave you and get something with the features and WiFi range that you need? Let's have a look at ASUS' RT-AC5300 and RT-AC88U, two of the most powerful routers you can buy.

  • ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Formula Review

    ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Formula Review
    Following on from the amazing customisation offered by the Hero Alpha, the ASUS Maximus VIII Formula takes lighting to a different planet.

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Latest Reviews

0 ASUS Cerberus Gaming Headset Review

ASUS Cerberus Gaming Headset Review

Audio | 10th February 2016

The last of the Cerberus Trilogy is the Cerberus Gaming Headset. Can it improve where the others have failed?

2 Creative Outlier Bluetooth Headset Review

Creative Outlier Bluetooth Headset Review

Audio | 9th February 2016

In a world that's rapidly becoming wireless, Creative have launched the lightest headset this side of earbuds.

50 Phanteks Eclipse P400 Review

Phanteks Eclipse P400 Review

Cases & Cooling | 8th February 2016

Having taken a look at a fair few of the Enthoo range so thought we'd take a gander at the brand new Eclipse P400

Steam VR Developer showcase to take place on January 28th

Steam VR Developer showcase to take place on January 28th

"Several" Oculus-Funded titles will feature Steam VR Support

"Several" Oculus-Funded titles will feature Steam VR Support

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Latest Articles

3 American Truck Simulator demo released on Steam

American Truck Simulator demo released on Steam

Mark Campbell | 10th February 2016

American Truck Simulator has just received a demo on Steam. Want to try before you buy?

7 Micron GDDR5X Progress - volume production this summer

Micron GDDR5X Progress - volume production this summer

Mark Campbell | 10th February 2016

Micron has updated their progress on GDDR5X, saying that they have achieved speeds of over 1.5x of GDDR5 at the same power consumption.

0 Tales of Symphonia FPS and resolution fix released

Tales of Symphonia FPS and resolution fix released

Mark Campbell | 10th February 2016

A fix for Tales of Symphonia's horrible 30 FPS framerate and 720p resolution lock has been released, with only 3 hours of work by a modder. Great work Bandai Namco for not putting in the effort.

0 Google to stop displaying Flash Ads in 2017

Google to stop displaying Flash Ads in 2017

Mark Campbell | 10th February 2016

Google Ads will be moving from Flash to HTML5 ads exclusively starting June 30th and will stop displaying Flash Ads entirely in 2017.

19 XCOM 2 PC Performance Review - AMD VS Nvidia

XCOM 2 PC Performance Review - AMD VS Nvidia

GPU & Displays | 7th February 2016

What kind of hardware is needed to push back the oppressive Aliens in XCOM 2? Are our Earthly GPUs up for the task?

12 ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Extreme and Extreme Assembly Review

ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Extreme and Extreme Assembly Review

CPU & Mainboard | 5th February 2016

ASUS have really separated their various iterations of the Maximus VIII into distinct types, and we have two takes upon the Maximus VIII Extreme to review today.

10 KLEVV CRAS LED Memory Review RushKit

KLEVV CRAS LED Memory Review RushKit

Memory | 4th February 2016

Need some super sexy looking ram to give your rig a bit of grown up bling? You need to look at the CRAS memory range from KLEVV.

5 ASUS Sabertooth Sabranco Z170 S Preview RushKit

ASUS Sabertooth Sabranco Z170 S Preview RushKit

GPU & Displays | 3rd February 2016

ASUS' White Knight has finally arrived to save from the sea of red and black motherboards. Let's have a look at the ASUS Sabertooth Z170-S

7 Fractal Define Nano S ITX Case Review

Fractal Define Nano S ITX Case Review

Cases & Cooling | 3rd February 2016

Christmas is but a distant memory and the cases are starting to hit us hard and fast. First up for the new year is a compact ITX case from Fractal in the shape of the Define Nano S

6 Rise of the Tomb Raider PC performance retested with new AMD drivers

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC performance retested with new AMD drivers

GPU & Displays | 2nd February 2016

AMD has just released their new Rise of the Tomb Raider optimized driver for their GPUs. Let's see how much performance improves.

23 Rise of the Tomb Raider - AMD VS Nvidia Performance Review

Rise of the Tomb Raider - AMD VS Nvidia Performance Review

GPU & Displays | 28th January 2016

Let's have a look at Rise of the Tomb Raiders Performance on PC, AMD vs Nvidia. Who will come out on top?

2 MSI GT80 6QF Titan SLI Ultimate Gaming Laptop Review

MSI GT80 6QF Titan SLI Ultimate Gaming Laptop Review

Systems | 28th January 2016

Today we're putting the highest specification laptop we've ever seen through its paces. Strap yourselves in.

0 Creative T50 Wireless Speakers Review

Creative T50 Wireless Speakers Review

Audio | 26th January 2016

If you want a set of speakers that will be compatible with anything you can think of, Creative have just the product for you.

0 Kingston HyperX Savage 128 GB USB 3.1 Gen1 Review

Kingston HyperX Savage 128 GB USB 3.1 Gen1 Review

Storage | 25th January 2016

Let's have a look at Kingston's new HyperX Savage USB Flash drive with stated read and write speeds of 350MB/s and 250MB/s. Let's see how well it stacks up.

7 CableMod WideBeam LED Strips Review

CableMod WideBeam LED Strips Review

Cases & Cooling | 22nd January 2016

CableMod have just released their new WideBeam LED Strips, which are available in single colour and RGB formats and are compatible with ASUS' new RGB motherboard headers.

2 Gigabyte Z170X Gaming 7 Review

Gigabyte Z170X Gaming 7 Review

CPU & Mainboard | 22nd January 2016

A long time coming, we're finally able to bring you our review of the Gigabyte Z170X - Gaming 7.

2 Creative X7 LE Amp and E-MU XM7 Bookshelf Speaker Review

Creative X7 LE Amp and E-MU XM7 Bookshelf Speaker Review

Audio | 18th January 2016

In the mood for some serious quality audio? Creative has just the thing to give you an eargasm.

8 Fallout 4 Retested HBAO+ Performance Impact

Fallout 4 Retested HBAO+ Performance Impact

GPU & Displays | 15th January 2016

Fallout 4 has just received a Beta update adding HBAO+. Let's have a look at the performance impact.

17 MSI Z170A SLI PLUS Review

MSI Z170A SLI PLUS Review

CPU & Mainboard | 15th January 2016

Following the success of the MSI Z97 Krait SLI they have returned to the fold with the SLI PLUS, and we put it through our test suite.

17 ASUS AC5300 and AC88U Router Review

ASUS AC5300 and AC88U Router Review

Systems | 14th January 2016

Need to replace that crappy router that your ISP gave you and get something with the features and WiFi range that you need? Let's have a look at ASUS' RT-AC5300 and RT-AC88U, two of the most powerful routers you can buy.

2 CM Storm Sentinel III Review

CM Storm Sentinel III Review

Input Devices | 12th January 2016

The latest iteration of the excellent CM Storm Sentinel mouse is here, boasting a high DPI Optical sensor and plenty of customisation. We put it through its paces...

36 ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Formula Review

ASUS Z170 Maximus VIII Formula Review

CPU & Mainboard | 8th January 2016

Following on from the amazing customisation offered by the Hero Alpha, the ASUS Maximus VIII Formula takes lighting to a different planet.

0 Hitman System PC Requirements announced

Hitman System PC Requirements announced

Mark Campbell | 9th February 2016

The system requirements for Hitman have just been announced. Is your rig up to the challenge?

22 MSI & NZXT Team up with a Z170 RGB Bundle

MSI & NZXT Team up with a Z170 RGB Bundle

Mark Campbell | 9th February 2016

MSI & NZXT have Teamed up to provide a Z170 RGB Bundle, giving away an NZXT HUE+ RGB lighting kit with every Z170 Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard.

8 Far Cry Primal 101 Trailer

Far Cry Primal 101 Trailer

Mark Campbell | 9th February 2016

Far Cry Primal's new 101 Trailer reveals a lot of the new mechanics and many of the objectives of the game. Revealing many viscous beasts and human enemies.

2 What happens when you get crushed between two portals?

What happens when you get crushed between two portals?

Mark Campbell | 9th February 2016

What happens when you get crushed between two portals? Well thanks to the Portal 2 SDK we now have an answer and it is weird.

7 Amazon releases free Lumberyard game engine with Twitch integration

Amazon releases free Lumberyard game engine with Twitch integration

Mark Campbell | 9th February 2016

Amazon releases free Lumberyard game engine which features Twitch integration.

8 Intel has disabled Non-K Skylake Overclocking

Intel has disabled Non-K Skylake Overclocking

Mark Campbell | 9th February 2016

Intel has put their foot down and disabled the Non-K Skylake Overclocking loophole in a BIOS code update stating that "we do not recommend overclocking processors that have not been designed to do so".

1 GameTrailers is closing down

GameTrailers is closing down

Mark Campbell | 9th February 2016

GameTrailers, one of the first companies to provide us with Gameplay Videos and trailers, is closing down today after 13 years of service.

3 Dying Light: The Following Released, lower system requirements

Dying Light: The Following Released, lower system requirements

Mark Campbell | 9th February 2016

Dying Light: The Following expansion and Enhanced edition has been released, with the new expansion having lower system requirements than the 2015 release.

7 ViewSonic announce 3 new FreeSync monitors

ViewSonic announce 3 new FreeSync monitors

Mark Campbell | 8th February 2016

ViewSonic has announced 3 new FreeSync monitors, two 1080p 144Hz monitors and one 4K 60Hz monitor.

3 Titanfall 2 will have a single-player campaign

Titanfall 2 will have a single-player campaign

Mark Campbell | 8th February 2016

Titanfall 2 will have a "grounded, dirty, human and real" single-player campaign, which will hopefully give players a better start and the title much more longevity than the original.

0 Just Cause 3 Multiplayer Mod developer update

Just Cause 3 Multiplayer Mod developer update

Mark Campbell | 8th February 2016

Just Cause 3 Multiplayer is coming and the mod developers behind it have just updated us on their progress.

3 Game Piracy group suspends operations to measure impact on game sales

Game Piracy group suspends operations to measure impact on game sales

Mark Campbell | 8th February 2016

The game piracy group 3DM has suspended their operations to assess the impact on game sales.

2 The R9 Fury Nano is currently available for 349.99

The R9 Fury Nano is currently available for 349.99

Mark Campbell | 8th February 2016

The R9 Fury Nano is currently available for 349.99 at Overclockers UK, now that is a bargain.

12 PC version of The Division had to be kept "in check with consoles"

PC version of The Division had to be kept "in check with consoles"

Mark Campbell | 8th February 2016

The PC version of The Division had to be kept "keep it in check with consoles"

5 DirectX 12 option appears on Rise of the Tomb Raider

DirectX 12 option appears on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Mark Campbell | 8th February 2016

DirectX 12 options have been discovered in Rise of the Tomb Raider's game files, revealing that the game may be patched to support the new API at a later date.

8 PlayStation VR to Cost $299

PlayStation VR to Cost $299

Mark Campbell | 7th February 2016

A Sony representative has stated that PlayStation VR will cost $299 without the Playstation Move controllers or the Playstation Camera, half the price of the Oculus Rift

8 Overclockers reach world record Skylake Overclocking speeds

Overclockers reach world record Skylake Overclocking speeds

Mark Campbell | 7th February 2016

The Overclockers Dancop and Der8auer have both reached world record speeds for Skylake overclocking, achieving over 7GHz on an ASUS Maximus VIII Gene motherboard.

0 The console version of the Division will have a PC like options menu

The console version of the Division will have a PC like options menu

Mark Campbell | 7th February 2016

The console version of the Division will have a PC like options menu, allowing console gamers to choose between better lighting or a higher framerate.

3 Apacer Blade Fire DDR4-3200 32GB Memory

Apacer Blade Fire DDR4-3200 32GB Memory

Mark Campbell | 6th February 2016

Apacer have revealed their new Blade Fire DDR4 memory, featuring Rad LED illumination, speeds of 3200MHz and capacities of up to 32GB.

6 Left 4 Dead 3 release timeframe and characters rumored

Left 4 Dead 3 release timeframe and characters rumored

Mark Campbell | 6th February 2016

New rumors for Left 4 Dead 3 report that the game will release in 2017 and already has names for the 4 playable characters.

3 Steam Starts Lunar New Year Sale

Steam Starts Lunar New Year Sale

Mark Campbell | 6th February 2016

Steam has started their new Lunar New Year Sale, are you going to start the year of the Monkey with some new purchases?

9 ROG GK2000 Horus Mechanical Keyboard

ROG GK2000 Horus Mechanical Keyboard

Mark Campbell | 6th February 2016

ASUS ROG has announced their new GK2000 Horus Mechanical Keyboard, a keyboard that is highly programmable and is even comes with a carry case for LAN events.

6 ASRock's latest BIOS Disables Non-K Skylake Overclocking

ASRock's latest BIOS Disables Non-K Skylake Overclocking

Mark Campbell | 5th February 2016

ASRock's newest BIOS for their Z170 motherboards disables Non-K Skylake Overclocking. Has Intel put their foot down?

3 A new Rise of the Tomb Raider Patch adds new graphical options and fixes

A new Rise of the Tomb Raider Patch adds new graphical options and fixes

Mark Campbell | 5th February 2016

The newest Rise of the Tomb Raider Patch has adds new graphical options and implemented several fixes for the game, many of which are Nvidia specific.

7 Mirror's Edge Catalyst Story trailer and Closed Beta signups

Mirror's Edge Catalyst Story trailer and Closed Beta signups

Mark Campbell | 5th February 2016

Mirror's Edge Catalyst has just received a new Story trailer and a release date. Now gamers can also sign up for the closed alpha on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

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