Review Synthetik Review
This PC-exclusive top-down shooter well worth your time and £11.
This PC-exclusive top-down shooter well worth your time and £11.
With a mirrored 570X, 5GHz 8700K, and a plethora of RGB hardware, the Narcissus is a real showstopper.
£1,500 for a Ryzen 7 2700X and GTX 1080? Not bad at all!
Ryzen returns with higher frequencies and tweaked boosting algorithms, but is it enough to beat Intel?
The Need for Speed range of racing games has been getting a little stale of late. However, with the makers of GTR 2 and GT Legends involved in this latest tarmac eating monster, Need for Speed: Shift looks like it's a whole new ball game.
With a new generation of DirectX 11 graphics cards just around the corner, we take a look at the fastest cards currently on the market to decide which card from this generation has emerged victorious. Hold onto your shaders - this one's going to be bumpy!
A cheap and cheerful 770X board that's worth buying? Wow! It seems pigs have not only infected us all, but they have also developed appendices for flight! MSI resets the rules and makes a cheap AMD motherboard that's really worth the money! Why pay more?
Could Batman: Arkham Asylum possibly be as good as everyone has been saying?
Because of its vastly different architecture, how does Lynnfield compare to its Core i7 and Core 2 Quad brothers when it comes to PCI-Express performance and gaming? We setup a scientific test and got our game on, to find out.
A small selection of power supplies in the most popular wattage range that were seen in Custom PC magazine's latest PSU labs test. There's a lot more to take into consideration when selecting a PSU than just a paint job and a power output rating. Read on to find out more.
Section 8 has giant robots, jetpacks, parachutes, 32-player support and plentiful minigun turrets. It is, in short, pretty crazy - but none of that ensures that it'll hold up to our scrutiny. Joe takes a look to see if Section 8 can pass muster successfully or whether it really does belong in the asylum.
MSI's performance-orientated P55 motherboard is the GD65. With the looks and some of the features its bigger brother, the GD80, but a price closer to its cheaper brothers, we had a look to find out if this board is the Lynnfield board to buy.
In the run up to Lynnfield's launch, we ran a special competition with Asus. Winners had the chance to come to London, overclock Lynnfield, talk to the Asus team, and best of all, take the hardware home. Read on for our report and check out video from the day!
We sit down with the Shattered Horizon team over at FutureMark, quizzing them about the challenges of making a FPS in zero-gravity, creating a believable sci-fi game and using lighting engines to create a unique atmosphere in a game. Check it out!
Our first (of many) P55 motherboard reviews starts, as ever, with Asus' Deluxe. It's expensive and bridges an awkward middle ground between Republic of Gamers and lesser featured boards, but does it still command excellent Asus quality and must have features that makes it a must buy?
Despite his tragic death two years ago, Codemasters is continuing with the Colin McRae series with Dirt 2. Boasting a varied array of events and with the game's emphasis moving away from pure rallying, does it still have a place along side the competition? We find out.
The original Bloomfield Core i7s were a huge leap forward, providing masses of performance, both out of the box and when overclocked. Ten months on, Intel has finally released the range of CPUs to fill the gap between Core 2 and Core i7 with the new Lynnfield-core CPUs.
An in-depth analysis of what the new Lynnfield architecture of LGA1156 Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs is, what new things it brings and where it fits in Intel's CPU line-up. Read on to see what's new, what's great, and what's not!
He's one of bit-tech's most prolific modders and Lumière Noire clocked up over 70,000 views on our project log forum. Lumière Noire is now complete and E.L.L Ambiense is here to take us through the build from start to finish.
If a stock GTX 285 just isn't enough then Asus has released an ROG graphics card. Standing next to motherboards such as the Maximus, Rampage and Crosshair, the Matrix GTX285 promisses enhanced overclocking and has duely been put through its paces in our lab.
After the non-event that was Microsoft's Live Search, the software Goliath has decided to make a new search engine. After the meagre appearance and features of its predecessor, initially hearing about Bing makes most people's eyes roll. We find out if it's a worthy contender for your searching needs.
With the summer drawing to a close it's time to take a look at what our modding community has achieved during the last few months. That's right, it's time for August's edition of Mod of the Month.
The PC-X1000 is the latest high end chassis from Lian Li, competing at the very top end of the market with an array of desirable features such as all aluminium construction, variable speed fans and a modular design. Does it live up to its premium billing? We find out.
Out at GamesCom 2009 we sat down with Rebellion's Tim Jones to see how the new Alien versus Predator is shaping up and whether there'll be a new Judge Dredd game any time soon. Check out what he had to say, as well as what he thinks of gory games, within.
As the number of delays and cancellations for PC games continue to rise, Joe dares to ask the dreaded question: is it over for PC gaming? Do piracy and poor sales mean PC gaming is really dying or is the platform just changing into something better?
MSI has applied its lightning technology to the GTX275. We've put it through its paces to see if it can add more pizazz to the equation than the MSI NGTX260 we looked at in July.
We take a look at Madden NFL 10 on behalf of the British to see if EA's latest bash at long-lived franchise can sway us over and make us put down FIFA forever. It doesn't seem likely, does it? As it turns out , Madden 10 does have a few surprises in store.
After something a full ATX motherboard with integrated graphics that doesn't break the bank? The Asus M4A785TD-V Evo is based on AMD's new 785G chipset, and also has 128MB of DDR3 sideport memory.
SSDs are great, but Windows Vista wasn't designed with them in mind. If you want to get the best from your SSD, you'll need to perform a number of tweaks and fixes to not only improve performance, but keep your OS from needlessly thrashing your drive. We show you how.
Thinking of going to town on a top end home theatre PC? Then check out the Moncaso 972 case. With an all black anodised aluminium chassis, integrated 7 inch touch screen and space for full size ATX components we find out if this is the ultimate HTPC case.