Wired2Fire Phoenix Review: Affordable Gaming PC with Intel i5 12400F + Nvidia RTX 3060, powered by MSI

I previously reviewed the excellent Wired2fire Predator last October, which used the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X & RTX 3060 Ti. It was an impressive mid-range PC idea for 2560×1440 gaming. For the past couple of weeks, I have been checking out the more affordable Wired2Fire Phoenix Intel, which falls under the powered by MSI range … Read more

Nvidia RTX 3090 Ti vs RTX 3090 vs RTX 3080 Ti Specifications Revealed – New launch date

I originally wrote this post at the start of January after the Nvidia RTX 3090 Ti was teased at CES. The launch was then revealed as being the 27th of January, but this data came and went with no sign of the card. Then rumours suggested a February launch. Again, this came and went with … Read more

Acer Predator Triton 500 SE Gaming Laptop Announced with Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti & Core i9-12900H + New Helios 300 (PH315-55)

The original Acer Predator Triton 500 SE was launched back in May 2021, and options going up to the 11th gen Intel Core i9-11950H and RTX 3080. During CES 2022, Acer has announced a refresh of this excellent laptop with an even more powerful specification. The new Acer Predator Triton 500 SE (PT516-52s) packs up … Read more

Competition: Win a Nacon Pro Compact Controller for Xbox

This last of my Christmas and New Year competitions. You can find the other two here: Competition: Win an Edifier G2 II 7.1 Surround Sound USB Gaming Headset Competition: Win a Roccat Torch USB Microphone This is a well-reviewed wired controller which I also enjoyed when I reviewed it. The Pro Compact controller boasts a … Read more

Sades Battle Ram Keyboard & Mouse Combo Review

Announced back in August, the Sades Battle Ram combo is an affordable keyboard, mouse and mouse mat set that would make a good gift for novice gamers getting into PC gaming. Specification / Features Keyboard Keyboard Type : Membrane-Switch Technology Keyboard Layout : 104-Key US layout Switch Lifespan : 10 Million Cycles Dimensions : 471*195*37 … Read more

Twinkly Flex & Line Smart LED Lights Review – More customisation & creativity vs Philips Hue

I don’t really follow the tech trends for Christmas lighting, but it turns out Twinkly the Philips Hue of Christmas tree lights. The Twinkly range of lighting provides full smart control of your lighting and unlimited design options mapped to how you have placed your own lights. Twinkly has been expanding into more mainstream smart … Read more

EPOS H3 Hybrid announced for £149 featuring USB, 3.5 mm & Bluetooth connectivity with Bluetooth chat functionality via your phone

EPOS has announced their latest gaming headset, the EPOS H3 Hybrid, which combines USB, 3.5 mm & Bluetooth connectivity for universal compatibility with all consoles and other devices. The new H3 Hybrid headset can then combined a Bluetooth connection with your phone and a wired connection with your console/PC enabling players to chat with friends … Read more

Kingston Fury Beast 3600Mhz DDR4 Review [KF436C18BBK2/32] – Rebadged HyperX but fantastic value for money

Following on from my review of the excellent Kingston Fury Renegade 3600Mhz RGB DDR4, I have also been checking out the Kingston Fury Beast 32GB DDR4 RAM kit Kingston sold off the HyperX brand earlier this year, but the sale only included the peripherals. Gaming memory and storage will stay part of the Kingston business, … Read more

Kingston Fury Renegade 3600Mhz DDR4 RGB Review [KF436C16RB1AK2/32] – Cheap Fast RGB DDR4

Kingston sold off the HyperX brand earlier this year, but the sale only included the peripherals. Gaming memory and storage will stay part of the Kingston business, and they recently announced their full range of DDR4 RAM. Now branded as Fury, there are varying options to suit your tastes. The kit I am reviewing today … Read more

Kingston FURY RAM launched – DDR4 FURY Renegade has frequencies up to 5333MHz – 16GB 4266MHz CL19 available for £185

Kingston sold off their HyperX gaming brand to HP earlier in the year. With the gaming market being so affluent, it was unlikely Kingston would leave the market entirely. Kingston is now back with some gaming-oriented RAM now branded as FURY. The product range is extensive, covering both desktop and SODIMM laptop ram at various … Read more

Best 5.1 Speakers for PC Gaming in 2021 – Slim pickings means a home theatre soundbar or receiver may be better

Page 2 has alternative options including soundbars Following my recent review of the Creative Sound Blaster X4 external soundcard, which has 5.1 output, I thought I would look into the best surround sound speaker options for PC gaming. In recent years, the trend has shifted away from 5.1 surround for PC gaming. Creative is the … Read more

Goodram IRDM 3200Mhz DDR4 SODIMM Laptop Ram Review

I hadn’t heard of Goodram before being approached for this review, but they have been manufacturing RAM since 2003 and are hoping to break out into the UK market.   Who are Goodram Goodram brand is owned by Wilk Elektronik, a memory manufacturer with its headquarter and production line in Poland. The products are sold … Read more

Which Razer Gaming Mouse is Best for Me? Razer Gaming Mouse Buying Guide

Razer has grown to become one of the most recognisable brands in the gaming industry, known for its high-quality products; gaming orientated aesthetics and gear made to maximise your performance. They have a wide range of peripherals, including mice and keyboards from affordable to high end. If you are looking to buy a gaming mouse … Read more

Kingston KC2500 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD Review vs Samsung 970 Evo – High end performance at a reasonable price

Kingston has recently refreshed their lineup of NVMe drives with the new KC2500 series which promises improved performances over the already excellent KC2000. The new range offers an increase of almost 10% to the sequential read speeds going from 3200 to  3500MB/s and an impressive 32% increase for sequential write, going from 2200MB/s to 2900MB/s. … Read more

£530 Intel Core i9 10900K vs £410 AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Benchmarks & Pricing – What is the best CPU for gaming and general use

The eagerly anticipated Intel Core i9-10900K has finally had its review embargoes lifted, and retailers are listing it online to buy.  Since the launch of the AMD Ryzen chipsets, the arguments about which CPU is best has become increasingly heated. Typically, Intel has retained the top overall performance for gaming but often at a higher … Read more

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