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It’s been a long time coming, but Intel has finally deployed its first 10nm desktop CPUs, and Scan’s 3XS Vengeance Ti is the first system we’ve seen with the barnstorming Core i9-12900K. Intel’s new Alder Lake processors have two types of cores – P-Cores for performance and more power-efficient E-Cores, which take an intelligent approach … Read more


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Chillblast’s Fusion Panther is the first small form-factor system we’ve seen for a while, and Chillblast hasn’t shied away from installing high-end kit in this modest box, despite its height of just 292mm height. For example, the Gigabyte RTX 3070 card inside this rig overclocks the GPU’s original boost speed of 1725MHz to 1810MHz. Read … Read more

12 things we miss about old computers


Contrast the wireframes of Elite with the lifelike realism of 2020’s Flight Simulator and you might wonder if the old world of computing is worth a second glance. But that’s not to say we can’t reflect on the past and reminisce on some of the things that have been and gone. In fact, there are … Read more



WHATEVER YOU WANT to call these things, in this feature we’ll be exploring the history of the ultimate in tiny computers—not including the now-ubiquitous smartphone. We’ll start with early and ground-breaking models in the 1980s, through to the more mature models in the ‘90s. We’ll also take a look at the UMPC craze of the 2000s … Read more

Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO 5 Review


Matt Hanson The Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO 5 is a new all-in-one PC that is aimed at people working from home who are after a stylish PC that doesn’t take up too much space on a desk. That’s quite pricey for the specs on offer here, especially compared to traditional desktop PCs, though as it’s … Read more


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SUPPLIER It’s not unusual to see a PC with an AMD processor, but a high-end rig all-AMD with Radeon graphics is rarer. CyberPower’s Ultra 9 XT is the first system we’ve seen with the Radeon RX 6800 XT, and it sits alongside AMD’s tremendous Ryzen 9 5900X Zen 3 CPU. Read our CYBERPOWER POWER ULTRA … Read more

Asus Huracan G21 Review

Asus Huracan G21 Review

A subdued, tiny powerhouse that can go toe-to-toe with any “normal-sized,” high-end rig. Read our Asus Huracan G21 Review. Many mini-itx form factor could be hiding an RTX 2080 beneath its slim case, and the Asus Huracan G21 is no exception. Its recent refresh puts it in a dead heat with other PCs of the … Read more

Palicomp Intel Mercury review – Rising star

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Making silicon chips isn’t an exact science. All right, that’s not true. It involves some of (he most exact science there is, placing components a few nanometres apart. At this scale, a human hair is like a tree trunk falling on your Lego. So even the most advanced manufacturing process can’t guarantee every silicon wafer … Read more


Cyberpower ultra 7 Rtx Review

CyberPower’s new Ultra 7 RTX is a no-nonsense build that offers a good specification at a lesser price than rivals. Despite costing under £, it deploys an MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Super GPU graphics card, with 3,072 stream processors, and 8GB of 15.5GHz (effective) GDDR 6 memory. [wpsm_toplist] SUPPLIER Meanwhile, the CPU is an … Read more

Acer ConceptD 500 Review

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Acer ConceptD 500 Review Acer enters the fray with new designer hardware ACER recently came by to deliver us a presentation about its new line of products, the ConceptD range. Apparently, the D stands for “Design” not…. Well, who knew? Real talk, though, Acer has zeroed in on a key problem with the computer hardware … Read more


Why you must buy a mini PC 0 0 MSI Trident X Review $2,399.00 MSI Trident X You’ll forget how it looks once you see it running THERE’S A GROWING TREND for prebuilt small-form-factor gaming desktop PCs … Buy It Now 0 0 Asus ROG Strix GL12CX COD Edition Asus ROG Strix GL12CX COD Edition … Read more