The best laptops 2018 : Ultrabooks, budget PCs, 2-in-1s, and more

The best laptops today are basking in the glow of Intel’s 8th-gen Core CPUs, which at last bring quad-core performance to mainstream machines. The only

PC/Laptop Storage: HDD, SSD, or SSHD?

Storage drives, or non-volatile memory is one of the pillars that makes up the ecosystem of parts that is your computer. In simplest terms, it

Intel 800P Optane SSD review: Bleeding-edge pain without bleeding-edge gain

We love the potential of Optane, but current products aren’t competitive price- or capacity-wise with NAND-based offerings. Intel’s Optane technology shows promise and scales well,

ARRIS SB8200 modem review: Upgrade your network with DOCSIS 3.1

The ARRIS SB8200 is really going to perform its best (wirelessly) paired with a good router. NAILED IT DOCSIS 3.1 Small design Easy set up

Asus ROG Strix X370-I Gaming review: A good-looking AM4 board and a solid overclocker

The best mini-ITX board for Ryzen, offering striking looks and decent overclocking, but the X370 chipset needlessly inflates the price Pros Ideal for overclocking AMD

Plextor M9Pe NVMe SSD review: Far faster than SATA and almost as affordable

Continuing with the company’s trend of stylish looks, this new NVMe SSD is also quite cheap for the genre. Plextor’s latest NVMe SSD delivers big

Asus ROG Strix Fusion 500 Review

Pros  Intuitive mobile app  Solid sound quality  Comfortable fit Cons  Touch controls can be fiddly  No wireless, 3.5 mm jack or Xbox support Key Features

Ryzen CPUs explained: Everything you need to know about AMD’s disruptive multicore chips

AMD’s powerful Ryzen processors democratize CPU cores and challenge Intel’s high-end chips. After a decade of fielding ho-hum FX-series processors, AMD’s finally released its highly

Asus ROG Maximus X Hero review: Enthusiast features make the Hero well worth the money

A fantastic Z370 motherboard with all the essential enthusiast features and decent overclocking abilities, all for a reasonable price Pros Plenty of enthusiast features Decent

Samsung 860 Evo Review: Samsung squeezes every last drop out of this SSD

Pros Huge choice of capacity Well priced Good all-round performance Excellent endurance Cons Not that much faster than previous drive *** Note : £1 =

PowerSpec 1710 and PowerSpec 1510 review: Formidable gaming laptops at great prices

Micro Center’s notebooks offer great bang for your buck, but ship with a flagship feature disabled. Savvy electronics shoppers know Micro Center as the go-to

Linksys WRT32X AC3200 dual-band Wi-Fi gaming router review

The Good: Gamers will love how it stabilizes in-game ping. The Bad: The speeds aren’t great and the menu isn’t the most user-friendly. No hardware changes from

MSI Trident V3 Arctic review: Looks like a console, runs like a high-end desktop

If only this had been around for all our ’90s LAN parties The MSI Trident V3 is quiet, easily upgraded, and packs a GTX 1070

How NVIDIA killed the GTX 1080

If you’ve seen review of the GTX 1070 Ti, then you heard us say that it offers similar performance to the GTX 1080. Now, let us

The Best Gaming Laptops to Buy Now

Best Gaming Laptops at Every Size and Budget Thanks to their powerful graphics, gorgeous displays and great audio, gaming laptops provide an immersive entertainment experience

Project Fi Showdown: Splurge on the Pixel 2 or Save on the Moto X4?

You wouldn’t usually think to compare Google’s new Pixel 2 to the Moto X4 Android One. The first phone’s a flagship device from Google that

Gigabyte Aero 15X Review

The Pros Bright display; Long battery life; Solid performance and transfer speeds The Cons Stiff keyboard; Touchpad doesn’t support all gestures Verdict The Gigabyte Aero

Intel Core i7-7740X Workstation Desktop Build Review

What we liked about it: Respectable rendering performance Tool-less and spacious case Cool temperatures and quiet acoustics Upgrade Path Water cooled Water cooling potential What

Best laptop 2017: The 10 BEST laptops you can buy in the UK right now

Find out the definitive list of the best laptops you can buy in 2017 and grab yourself a great laptop on the cheap  It’s not

Best eGPUs: Add Graphics Power to Your Laptop

Ultraportable laptops are great when you need to put together a presentation for work, crunch some numbers or binge-watch the first season of Stranger Things

Gigabyte AERO 14 (2017) vs AERO 14 (2016) – what’s new?

The international manufacturer of computer hardware products, Gigabyte, released a new version of its AERO 14 (2016) laptop. The new updated model shares many similarities with its

Gigabyte P56XT Review

Pros Fast in games and applications Solid, accessible design Reasonable keyboard and trackpad Cons A little expensive Mediocre battery life Issues with heat and noise

Top 5 Best Performing Laptops | Droid Sector : From the best manufacturers of Taiwan

“Finding the right portable Gaming Rig is definitely one of the hardest decisions to make. Over the past few years, the production of some amazing

The Best Refurbished Laptop Deals Right Now

If you want to save some money on your next laptop purchase, a refurbished model might be your best bet. If you buy from a reputable

Gigabyte Sabre 17 review

OUR VERDICT If you’re looking for a mid-range gaming laptop that doesn’t cut too many corners to keep the price low, yet also doesn’t cost

Billion BiPac 8900AX-2400 router review

OUR VERDICT The Billion BiPac 8900AX-2400 won’t win any design awards – but that’s not the point of this router. What it does – and

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 & 1300X: Quad-core dominance from £105/$176.22

Pros Impressive multi-threaded performance Low price Good gaming performance Cons Unambitious clock speeds Overclocking isn’t rewarding Key Features Review Price: £105/176.22-£120/$201.39 AMD Zen architecture AM4

Gigabyte SabrePro 15 review

OUR VERDICT The Gigabyte SabrePro 15 is one of the most decked-out affordable gaming laptops that works well for both tight budgets and those looking

MSI GS63VR 7RF Stealth Pro Gaming Notebook Review

Pros: Thin and light Excellent keyboard Software solution actually adds value Audio solution Powerful spec inc 7700HQ and GTX 1060 Cons: Gets noisy under load

Best external drives of 2017

External drives are a vital piece of hardware for backing up your data or copying a project from your PC to take with you. Anyone