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,

Overclockers Gaming Oxygen review: A gaming PC that oozes all-round quality

This Vega-based PC costs a lot, but it’s beautifully built and has an excellent SSD/hard disk combo Pros Looks great Suitable for current VR games

Corsair Obsidian 500D Review

Our Verdict The Corsair Obsidian 500D brings the basic features you would expect in a premium case. It continues the legacy of the Obsidian series

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

ASUS Vivo V241IC All-in-One PC Review

What we liked about it: Great, premium design Slim bezels Touchscreen Good speakers No bloatware Solid build quality Good performance on light games What we

Dell Inspiron 13 7373 2-in-1 Review

What we liked: Premium and elegant design Immersive and high-quality speakers Excellent keyboard Slim profile Long battery life Rock-solid build Multiple Thunderbolt 3 ports Touch-enabled

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

How to build a powerful, portable mini-ITX Ryzen gaming PC

Tuck this 6-core rig under your arm and bring it to a LAN party. Computers don’t have to be big to be powerful. While opting

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 =

The best PCs you can buy from £670/$912

*** Note : £1 = $1.39 (correct at time of post) For power and futureproofing, a desktop PC is the best choice The conventional desktop

Zebronics Premier ZEB-916B Review

Our Verdict Let’s summarise all the aspects of the Premier before giving out our final verdict. There are two 120mm fans on the front panel

10 big CES reveals that PC enthusiasts need to know about

A glimpse into the high-octane future of the PC. An ominous Spectre hung over CES 2018’s PC announcements, as the industry grapples with how to protect against devastating

Kingston A400 SSD 240 GB Review

Our Verdict The Kingston A400 breathes a new lease of life into the entry-level SSD segment with the updated controller. And even the pricing is

HP Spectre 15 x360 vs Dell XPS 15 2-in-1: up close with the large convertibles

This week’s CES 2018 saw the launch of a bunch of laptops including this pair: a clash between two of the three biggest computer manufacturers in the world. Only this time

Dell XPS 13 vs Surface Laptop: Which should you buy?

Microsoft’s Surface Laptop is probably the biggest rival to the Dell XPS 13. With both devices sporting similar internal specifications and super-attractive designs, the choice between Microsoft’s upstart

MSI Vortex G65VR 6RF Review

Our Verdict The MSI Vortex G65 is a one of a kind gaming PC. It has the performance, the looks, but comes at a steep

10 killer PC upgrades that are shockingly cheap

Looking to put more pep in your PC’s step? These surprisingly cheap PC upgrades and accessories do the trick without breaking the bank. No need

The new iMac Pro (2017) arrives this week — here’s everything you need to know

iMac Pro (2017): Everything you need to know about Apple’s 2017 iMac Pro The iMac Pro is Apple’s most powerful desktop PC ever and, six

Alienware Aurora R7 Review: The Best Gaming PC Gets Better

THE GOOD Hassle-free upgradability Strong GPU and CPU performance Slick, customizable design Convenient port layout THE BAD Bulkier than some competitors VERDICT The Alienware Aurora

Synology DS918+ NAS Review

PROS Built-in M.2 NVMe SSD slots Accessible SODIMM memory slots Easy to access, key-locked drive trays 2 channel 4K transcoding, hardware encryption engine DiskStation Manager

Asus VivoMini VC68V review

OUR VERDICT A beautifully made and designed mini PC with tons of power, confusingly promoted by Asus as the perfect means to Skype, of all

Synology DiskStation DS218j Review

Pros Easy to use Great performance Loads of apps Cons Some software quirks Key Features Review Price: £175/$233 Two-bay NAS 3.5-inch or 2.5-inch (with adaptor)

Laptop Buying Guide: 8 Essential Tips

Compact enough to carry with you, yet versatile enough to run demanding applications, a laptop is the best tool for doing serious work or play

HiGOLE GOLE1 Plus review

OUR VERDICT This is a mini tablet PC that lives for the day when universal apps will offer the same range and quality as their

Dell XPS 13 (2017) Review

Pros / Blazing quad-core speed; Epic battery life; Extremely light; Attractive design; Wide viewing angles Cons / Webcam looks up your nose Verdict / The

Adata SE730H External SSD review

OUR VERDICT Fast, waterproof and affordable, the Adata SE730H should be near the top of your shopping list if you’re looking for a versatile and

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

25 Years of ThinkPad: The Best and Most Innovative

Since 1992, the ThinkPad brand has been synonymous with strong build quality, eye-popping innovations and first-class usability. In the past 25 years, IBM and later

Netgear ReadyNAS 422 review: This box is fast and built to last

We’re big fans of this box’s all-metal construction and world-class performance. We also like its user interface, although it could be easier to use, and