Thermaltake V200 RGB Tempered Glass Case + 550W 80 PLUS PSU – Budget Build with Ryzen 5 2600 & Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 580

I reviewed the Thermaltake V200 RGB towards the end of last year, at the time it cost £79, and I classed it as a must-buy for affordable gaming. Since then priced has dropped down to just £59.99, and for just a tenner extra compared to the original price you can get the case plus 550W … Read more

Dell OptiPlex 7060 Micro Review – An ultracompact desktop for business – SSF

Large PCs are slowly going out of fashion with the consumer enthusiasts frequently building PCs using small form factor allowing you to fit a powerful PC on your table without taking up much room. Small PCs make even more sense in a crowded office environment, where large desktop PCs can become a nuisance taking up … Read more

Acer Nitro N50-600 Intel Core i3 GTX 1050 £599.99 Gaming PC Review (N50-600-28)

The Acer N50-600 series of desktops cover a wide range of configurations that mainly focus on the entry to mid-end of the market with the Predator Orion range being the options for the mid to upper end. The Nitro model I have been sent is the N50-600-28 which sits about as low down in the … Read more

Dell updates product lineup at IFA 2018

Dell has been busy with announcing products at Gamescom 2018, then immediately after releasing more products at IFA 2018. Along with the below announcements, Dell had on show several of their new Alienware PCs which feature the latest Nvidia RTX 2080 graphics cards.   Launch highlights include: New Inspiron 5000 and 7000 laptops and 2-in-1s elevate … Read more

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Announced: Improved CPU, Wi-Fi & Ethernet – The perfect budget Kodi box?

The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B has been an amazing device used by millions worldwide from commercial application to Kodi builds. For the home user wanting to use Kodi, Plex, or just run an ultra-low powered server the processing power and more importantly, the ethernet speeds have been an issue. Some of these issues have … Read more

Microsoft Surface Event: Surface Studio and Surface Dial

The annual Microsoft Surface event may not have as much hype behind it as the Apple and Google events, but they still announce some very interesting products. The Surface line has been a big success for Microsoft, then there have been announcements such as the Hololens which throw a curve ball and create a huge … Read more

#AcerBlogLive2016 : Acer Predator G1-710 Small Gaming PC Initial Impressions

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] The first day of the #AcerBlogLive2016 is over and it has been great so far. I am loving the focus on the high end gaming equipment. The monitors are the things that really stand out from the event, but there is also pre-built gaming PCs … Read more

Intel Launches Skull Canyon Gaming NUC with Skylake Intel Core i7-6770HQ CPU

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Intel’s NUCs (Next Unit of Computing) have been a niche but successful project by intel that offers a fully-functional desktop computer in an extremely small form factor. They have proven particularly popular with HTPC enthusiasts. The latest offering from Intel is the most powerful yet that is aimed at gamers … Read more

Raspberry Pi 2 launches with significantly improved quad-core ARMv7 chip

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has officially launched its latest single-board computer, the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B+ 1G, which boasts an upgraded quad-core processor and double the memory of its predecessors. The previous generation used a Broadcom BCM2835 system-on-chip processor  with a 700MHz ARMv6 CPU, this was already an outdated chip on release but the … Read more

LG Chromebase Announced. A 21.5-inch ChromeOS Desktop

ChromeOS has been mainly reserved for laptops until now. LG has decided to try and buck this trend by announcing the LG Chromebase, a 21.5-inch ChromeOS powered all in one desktop. The display is 1080p IPS LCD which hides an Intel Celeron CPU, 2GB of RAM and a 16GB SSD inside. You will also find your … Read more

What you need to know about Ivy Bridge-Is it worth waiting for?

Intel recently released its Ivy Bridge family of processors and anyone who likes gadgets should be asking the question -is it a good idea to upgrade? True, its always a good idea to upgrade but sometimes neither the purse, nor the bank manager (my wife hates me calling her that) will yield the necessary quid. … Read more

New Lenovo Laptops and Desktops

Just when you thought computing was going just with tablet PCs and all-in-one affairs, Lenovo have offered to the world two brand spanking new laptops and a pretty good desktop to boot. Sadly you can’t get one of these till the new year so Santa won’t be bringing you them even if you’ve been extra … Read more

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