PC Components

  • Intel Core i7-5960X review

    760
    inc VAT

    Super-expensive, but the Core i7-5960X’s multitasking performance is astounding

    Key specs 

    Socket: LGA2011-3, Cores: 8, Frequency: 3GHz, Integrated graphics: none

    Published 
    29 Aug 2014
  • MSI Z97S SLI Plus review

    94
    inc VAT

    The Z97S SLI Plus provides multi-GPU support and the new Intel Z97 chipset features at a good price

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA1150, Dimensions: 305x244, Chipset: Intel Z97, Memory slots: 4, PCI-E x16 slots: 3, PCI-E x1 slots: 2, PCI slots: 2, USB ports: 2x USB, 4x USB3, Video outputs: VGA, DVI-D, HDMI

    Published 
    18 Aug 2014
  • Intel Pentium G3258 review

    45
    inc VAT

    The Pentium G3258 is a good-value processor with impressive overclocking potential

    Key specs 

    Socket: LGA1150, Cores: 2, Frequency: 3.2GHz, Integrated graphics: Intel HD Graphics

    Published 
    15 Aug 2014
  • Raspberry Pi Model B+

    Raspberry Pi B+ USB ports
    27
    inc VAT

    Not without its niggles, but the new and improved Pi remains the ultimate hobbyist computer

    Key specs 

    Processor: Broadcom BCM2835, Dimensions: 85x55mm, RAM: 512MB, USB ports: 4x USB, Storage: microSD card slot

    Published 
    17 Jul 2014
  • PNY GeForce GTX 780 Ti XLR8 OC

    528
    inc VAT

    This is the fastest single-GPU card we’ve ever tested, and is the card to buy if your budget doesn’t stretch to the Radeon R9 295X2

    Key specs 

    GPU: Nvidia Kepler GK110, Memory: 3GB GDDR5, Graphics card length: 313mm

    Published 
    14 Jul 2014
  • Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5

    Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5
    114
    inc VAT

    A good Z97 board for those who spend more time gaming than tweaking

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA1150, Dimensions: 305x225, Chipset: Z97 Express, Memory slots: 4, PCI-E x16 slots: 3, PCI-E x1 slots: 3, PCI slots: 1, USB ports: 4x USB 4x USB3, Video outputs: VGA, DVI-D, HDMI

    Published 
    13 Jul 2014
  • AMD Radeon R9 295X2

    AMD Radeon R9 295X2
    1 067
    inc VAT

    The fastest graphics card we’ve ever reviewed, but it’s also the most expensive by far

    Key specs 

    GPU: 2x Radeon R9 290X, Memory: 8GB GDDR5, Graphics card length: 304

    Published 
    8 Jul 2014
  • Asus Z97-Pro

    Asus Z97-Pro
    149
    inc VAT

    A great Z97 board with plenty of connection ports and tweaking options

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA1150, Dimensions: 305x244, Chipset: Intel Z97 Express, Memory slots: 4, PCI-E x16 slots: 3, PCI-E x1 slots: 3, PCI slots: 0, USB ports: 2x USB, 4x USB3, Video outputs: VGA, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort

    Published 
    7 Jul 2014
  • Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

    79
    inc VAT

    Doesn’t make the most of Z97, but is a great board for a modest build

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA1150, Dimensions: 305x190mm, Chipset: Z97, Memory slots: 4, PCI-E x16 slots: 1, PCI-E x1 slots: 2, PCI slots: 2, USB ports: 2x USB, 4x USB3, Video outputs: DVI-D, HDMI, VGA

    Published 
    4 Jul 2014
  • Intel Core i7-4790K

    Intel Core i7-4790K illustration
    260
    inc VAT

    A powerful processor and the Core i7 to buy, but it requires real effort to overclock it

    Key specs 

    Socket: LGA1150, Cores: 4, Frequency: 4GHz, Integrated graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4600

    Published 
    25 Jun 2014
  • G.Skill Ares 8GB review

    G.Skill Ares 8GB
    62
    inc VAT

    This is a great-value and very fast RAM kit

    Published 
    28 May 2014
  • In Win 901 review

    In Win 901
    150
    inc VAT

    A pretty PC case made from high-quality materials, but there are some annoyances

    Published 
    25 May 2014
  • Kingston Fury 8GB review

    Kingston Fury 8GB
    62
    inc VAT

    A well-priced memory kit that works well with Haswell-compatible motherboard

    Published 
    15 May 2014
  • NZXT H440 review

    NZXT H440
    95
    inc VAT

    A stylish case that’s ideal for those who value neatness

    Published 
    13 May 2014
  • Asus Z97-A review

    Asus Z97-A 3/4s
    120
    inc VAT

    A good value Z97-based board with a great automatic overclocking feature

    Key specs 

    LGA1150, ATX, Intel Z97 chipset, supports: Core i3, Core i5, Core i7

    Published 
    11 May 2014
  • G.Skill Trident X 16GB review

    G.Skill Trident X 16GB
    136
    inc VAT

    A fast, good-looking 16GB memory kit at a great price

    Published 
    21 Apr 2014
  • Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS review

    Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS
    100
    inc VAT

    Update your laptop audio with this compact and competitively priced DAC

    Published 
    19 Apr 2014
  • Transcend JM1600KLH-16GK 16GB review

    Transcend JM1600KLH-16GK 16GB
    145
    inc VAT

    A decent memory kit but it’s a bit too expensive

    Published 
    16 Apr 2014
  • Asus Radeon R9 270X DirectCU II TOP review

    Asus Radeon R9 270X
    160
    inc VAT

    great version of the excellent Radeon R9 270X that’ll play challenging games at the highest resolutions

    Published 
    12 Apr 2014
  • MSI MPower Max review

    MSI MPower Max
    175
    inc VAT

    Great overclocking features and connection ports make this a great buy for enthusiasts

    Key specs 

    LGA1150, ATX, Intel Z87 chipset, supports: 4th generation Intel Celeron, Pentium, Core i3/i5/i7

    Published 
    11 Apr 2014