Tag: hardware

Razer Chroma Hardware Development Kit (HDK) released

Razer has announced its Chroma Hardware Development Kit (HDK), designed to “take Chroma lighting beyond peripherals”. This modular lighting system kit allows owners to add advanced, configurable, synchronisable RGB lighting to third party PC cases, entertainment centres, appliances, or wherever else you might wish (Xmas tree?). …

AMD Ryzen 9 Threadripper CPUs rumoured to offer up to 16C/32T

Low-level Software, Hardware, and Semiconductor Engineering leaks specialist WikiChip claims to have spilled the full details of an unannounced range of AMD Ryzen HEDT CPUs. The so-called AMD Ryzen 9 ‘Threadripper’ processor lineup consists of nine SKUs, boasting configurations from 10C/20T up to 16C/32T and clock …

Microsoft to launch more Surface hardware this month

It’s only been a few days since we witnessed the launch of the Microsoft Surface Laptop. This sleek and desirable laptop was launched at the #MicrosoftEDU Event which was all about software and hardware for education. As well as the aforementioned $999 laptop, Microsoft announced several …

Logitech G Crushing Razer In PAX East Showdown

In the world of competitive gaming a subtler, hidden competition takes place: hardware. From computer mice to keyboards to headsets, there are lots of companies vying for supremacy when it comes to being the hardware of choice for today’s top eSports stars. And Logitech G is …

12 Steps To Building Your Own Gaming PC

Gaming first went mainstream with the rising popularity of the Nintendo Entertainment System. Then it was the Sega Mega Drive, later PC, PS2, Xbox 360, and back to PC. Circling back to a PC is inevitable because consoles have always had a shelf life. Graphics, however, …

AMD Ryzen Processors Will Support Windows 7

AMD clearly still thinks there’s a market for running a 2009 operating system on 2017 hardware. Microsoft wants all computer users to upgrade to Windows 10. Even so, Windows 7 still accounts for 40 percent of the desktop operating system market share. Neither Intel or Microsoft …

Nintendo Classic Mini NES review

Nintendo’s Classic Mini NES is a sleek, miniaturised version of the classic console that mimics the look and feel of the original hardware to great effect. Costing £50/$60 (with prices currently inflated to over double that owing to stock shortages) it comes complete with a single …

ENERMAX Steelwing: Meet the Valkyrie of the battlefield

This premium m-ATX case is specially created for Gamers and Design Enthusiasts. Every single piece is the outcome of extensive handcraft. Put together out of sandblasted aluminium and tempered glass. Despite its compact dimensions you can install liquid cooling solutions and high end graphics cards for …

Review: Corsair Harpoon RGB

The great thing about PC gaming hardware is that there’s so much choice. You aren’t restricted to certain peripherals, and there literally is a keyboard or mouse to suit every individual. The only thing you need to be wary of is cost, as while the entry …