BenQ XR3501 35-inch curved monitor

benq XR3501

BenQ has introduced its new 35-inch curved XR3501 display which is aimed at gamers – more specifically racing sim fanatics. The XR3501 features a 2000R ‘Ultra Curve’ screen equipped with a 144Hz refresh rate and 2560×1080 resolution which should satisfy the demands of all PC gamers. The curved display is promised to “completely consume your […]

Creative Sound Blaster X7 review

creative x7 review

I have had, built and tweaked many PCs in my time and Creative Sound Blaster is a name synonymous with PC audio for me. However, as the audio processing on motherboards got better I found myself not adding a specialist card. In the last few years though, I have got more involved with Hi-Fi audio and […]

Corsair Bulldog – just what is it? [video]

corsair bulldog email

This morning I got a rather cryptic email from Corsair informing me that Bulldog is coming. But, what is Bulldog? In just over two days Corsair will officially launch Bulldog – the thing is, I have absolutely no clue what the Corsair Bulldog is. This has naturally sent the PC gamer forums in to speculation […]

RAM price drop means bargain PC memory upgrades

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Owing to a decline in demand for PCs and tablets the cost of RAM has followed suit so, if you’re considering an upgrade, now may well be a good time. According to reports, DRAM prices are the lowest in about 26 months. Over the second quarter of 2015 the price of DRAM has dropped by […]

Steam Machine price list live – starts small, gets silly

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Following on from Zotac’s unveiling of their SN970 Steam Machine, Valve has come clean on how much their foray in to the living room will cost users. Bringing PC gaming in to the family room will cost as little as $460 (£302), which isn’t bad as most PC gamers will testify getting a half-near decent […]

Zotac SN970 – the first Steam Machine

zota sn970 steam machine

Valve continue their assault on living rooms, as well as virtual reality, and following their recent announcement that the first series of third-party Steam Machine PCs would arrive this November, Zotac have unveiled their SN970 Steam Machine. Zotac is one of over a dozen manufacturers who are currently cobbling together family room-friendly gaming computers which […]