PC Components

  • Gigabyte X99-UD4 review

    167
    inc VAT

    The Gigabyte X99-UD4 is good, relatively cheap X99 board with great support for multiple GPUs and fast storage

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA2011-3, Dimensions: 305x244, Chipset: Intel X99, Memory slots: 8, PCI-E x16 slots: 4, PCI-E x1 slots: 3, PCI slots: 0, USB ports: 4x USB, 6x USB3, Video outputs: none

    Published 
    1 Oct 2014
  • MSI Z97M Gaming review

    110
    inc VAT

    The MSI Z97M Gaming is a great board with high-end and advanced features that gamers and overclockers will love

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA1150, Dimensions: 244x244, Chipset: Intel Z97 Express, Memory slots: 4, PCI-E x16 slots: 2, PCI-E x1 slots: 2, PCI slots: 0, USB ports: 2x USB, 6X USB3, Video outputs: 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

    Published 
    24 Sep 2014
  • SilverStone ML07 review

    50
    inc VAT

    The SilverStone ML07 is a good basis for a living room PC, but the instructions could be better

    Key specs 

    Case type: Mini-ATX, Motherboard compatibility: Mini-ATX, Supplied fans: 0, Max 3 1/2in drive bays: 1x 3 1/2in, Max 5 1/4in drive bays: 0, Size: 382x105x350mm, Weight: 3.7KG, Warranty: one-year RTB

    Published 
    16 Sep 2014
  • Gigabyte Z97N-Gaming 5 review

    114
    inc VAT

    Spacious for a Mini-ITX board, the Z97N-Gaming 5 has good performance and many desirable features

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA1150, Dimensions: 170x170, Chipset: Intel Z97 Express, Memory slots: 2, PCI-E x16 slots: 0, PCI-E x1 slots: 0, PCI slots: 0, USB ports: 2x USB, 4x USB3, Video outputs: HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-I

    Published 
    15 Sep 2014
  • MSI Z97I Gaming AC review

    110
    inc VAT

    Good performance and great overclocking features, but this board is cramped

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA1150, Dimensions: 170x170, Chipset: Intel Z97 Express, Memory slots: 2, PCI-E x16 slots: 1, PCI-E x1 slots: 0, PCI slots: 0, USB ports: 4x USB, 4XUSB3, Video outputs: 2x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

    Published 
    13 Sep 2014
  • 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