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    Audeze Penrose Gaming Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Audeze Penrose Gaming Headphones Review
    100mm Planar Magnetic Drivers, Wireless PC and Console support, broadcast quality microphone, could the Penrose at £300 be the must buy gaming headset?  
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  • Tech Thread

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    Advice on moving forward with home video editing

    by Andy Bassett
    Advice on moving forward with home video editing
    What's the best way of stepping up from editing video on your smart phone? What editing apps are recommended and what about the computing hardware to run it? Let others know what setup improvements you've found to be suitable for home video editing.  
  • Tech Review

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    Azulle Access 4 Fanless Mini PC Stick Review

    by Greg Hook
    Azulle Access 4 Fanless Mini PC Stick Review
    A fully functioning Windows 10 Pro PC with 64GB storage, 4GB RAM, dual band Wi-Fi, all the same size as a choccie bar? Surely, you cannot be serious. I am and don't call me serious.  
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  • Gaming News

    Audeze announces Penrose wireless gaming headphones

    by Andy Bassett
    Audeze announces Penrose wireless gaming headphones
    Audeze announces the Penrose, its latest wireless gaming headphone which comes in two flavours and features planar magnetic drivers plus a detachable broadcast quality mic.  
  • TV News

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    LG CX and GX OLED TVs gain AMD FreeSync Premium

    by Andy Bassett
    LG CX and GX OLED TVs gain AMD FreeSync Premium
    LG’s latest firmware update grants FreeSync Premium compatibility for its CX and GX OLED TVs, expanding their gaming credentials.  
  • Tech News

    Acer unveils 2020 notebook, desktop and monitor ranges

    by Andy Bassett
    Acer unveils 2020 notebook, desktop and monitor ranges
    Acer’s online press conference revealed an array of new hardware for a range of activities, including the ConceptD series for creators, the thin and light Swift 5 laptop and the Chromebook Spin 713 convertible notebook, plus an expansion of the Predator gaming range and the introduction of the rugged Enduro laptops and tablets.  
  • Gaming Thread

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    Will the upcoming Xbox Series X / PS5 persuade you to move to a console for gaming?

    by Andy Bassett
    Will the upcoming Xbox Series X / PS5 persuade you to move to a console for gaming?
    This one's for PC gamers - will either of the power promises made by Sony and Microsoft for their next-generation consoles tempt you to make the jump to predominantly console gaming?  
  • Gaming Thread

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    Is video gaming more of a social activity now?

    by Andy Bassett
    Is video gaming more of a social activity now?
    AVForums's gamer Knight Rider 1963 asks whether players get more out of video gaming as a hobby or as a means of social or group interaction. Drop into the thread and see what others think.  
  • Gaming News

    LG announces new Ultra pro and gaming monitors for 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    LG announces new Ultra pro and gaming monitors for 2020
    LG has announced a trio of Ultra monitors for 2020 which includes wide screen and space saving models for pros and gamers alike.  
  • Deals News

    Black Friday / Cyber Monday Deals and Offers from Amazon

    by Andy Bassett
    Black Friday / Cyber Monday Deals and Offers from Amazon
    Looking for a deal this Black Friday? Visit our online guide to a range of offers currently available - from Home AV to smartphones and cameras to kitchenware - so you don't miss out.  
  • Home AV News

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    Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK 2019: Deals and Bargains

    by Andy Bassett
    Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK 2019: Deals and Bargains
    Black Friday 2019 falls on the 29th November and Cyber Monday follows on the 02nd December but there will be deals all week as the retailers vie for your hard-earned cash. We're bringing together the best deals we've come across in Home Cinema, Hi-Fi, Tech, Gaming and Movies.  
  • Gaming Thread

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    Older vs newer video games - which do you prefer?

    by Andy Bassett
    Older vs newer video games - which do you prefer?
    The latest AAA games have huge budgets, incredible visuals and are often geared towards multiplayer options. Filtered through some whimsical nostalgia, are the older, simpler, more story orientated games of yore really any better? Why not join in the discussion.  
  • Hi-Fi News

    Ayre Acoustics updates QB-9 DAC to 'Twenty' edition

    by Andy Bassett
    Ayre Acoustics updates QB-9 DAC to 'Twenty' edition
    US audio manufacturer, Ayre Acoustics, has issued an updated iteration of their popular QB-9 DAC - the 'Twenty' edition.  
  • TV News

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    LG's 2019 OLEDs to support Nvidia G-Sync

    by Andy Bassett
    LG's 2019 OLEDs to support Nvidia G-Sync
    Already an attractive gaming display option, select LG OLED TVs will be getting support for Nvidia's G-Sync for an even smoother gaming experience.  
  • Gaming News

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    Alienware AW5520QF 55-inch OLED monitor available on September 30th

    by Andy Bassett
    Alienware AW5520QF 55-inch OLED monitor available on September 30th
    The Alienware AW5520QF 55 inch OLED gaming monitor arrives in the US on September 30th and the rest of the world shortly after. Has Alienware created a product that could function as both a TV and a monitor?  
  • Gaming Thread

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    PC gaming monitor advice.

    by Andy Bassett
    PC gaming monitor advice.
    Coming back to PC gaming after a break, member Soundwave finds that monitors have all moved on from 4:3 CRTs. He'll be playing mainly FPS and is happy with 1080p. Keeping the budget under £200 what are his options and main considerations?  
  • Gaming News

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    E3 2019: Xbox Briefing Report

    by Ian Collen
    E3 2019: Xbox Briefing Report
    Halo Infinite, Gears 5, Cyberpunk 2077 and a new console among the headline makers.  
  • Gaming News

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    The Best Games of 2019 So Far

    by Luke Albiges
    The Best Games of 2019 So Far
    Whatever your gaming platform of choice, there's more great stuff to play than there are hours in the day, so here's our rundown of ten must-play titles to help you prioritise the standout releases.  
  • Gaming News

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    Epic's Fortnite Makes $2.4 Billion in 2018

    by Andy Bassett
    Epic's Fortnite Makes $2.4 Billion in 2018
    Fortnite, the free to play battle royale shooter, generated $2.4 billion during 2018.  
  • Tech News

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    ASUS announce first Mini LED Monitor - the ProArt PA32UCX.

    by Andy Bassett
    ASUS announce first Mini LED Monitor - the ProArt PA32UCX.
    Asus has announced a first for PC screens - a Mini LED backlit monitor. Introducing the ProArt PA32UCX  
  • Tech News

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    CES 2019 News: Nvidia announces RTX 2060 for gaming laptops

    by Andy Bassett
    CES 2019 News: Nvidia announces RTX 2060 for gaming laptops
    Nvida launch their new mobile RTX graphics chips for millions of gamers on the go with 40 plus laptops set to feature the new GPUs.  
  • Tech News

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    Asus Launches RT-AX88U Router With Wi-Fi 6 Support and 6,000Mbps Speeds

    by Andy Bassett
    Asus Launches RT-AX88U Router With Wi-Fi 6 Support and 6,000Mbps Speeds
    Asus are Wi-Fi 6 ready with their latest RT-AX88U Router boasting speeds of up to 6,000Mbps.  
  • Tech News

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    Samsung Reveal The Space Monitor, plus CRG9 and UR59C Monitors Ahead of CES 2019

    by Andy Bassett
    Samsung Reveal The Space Monitor, plus CRG9 and UR59C Monitors Ahead of CES 2019
    Samsung’s New Space Monitor, CRG9 and UR59C Monitors Are Designed for Modern Workspaces and Next Generation Gaming.  
  • Tech Thread

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    New PC Build: Is Now a Good Time?

    by AVForums
    New PC Build: Is Now a Good Time?
    Christmas and Black Friday have gone and the New Year looms. You've been waiting.... waiting ... for just the right time to spend your readies on a new build to really get the very best bargains. Is that time now?  
  • Gaming Thread

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    Pre-built Gaming PCs - Decent Value For Money?

    by AVForums
    Pre-built Gaming PCs - Decent Value For Money?
    There'll be plenty of AVForums members eyeing up a new PC rig for Christmas. Building your own can be satisfying and save some money but what about a pre-assembled PC from a company that knows what they're doing and that has ironed out all the kinks? Surely that's got to be worth looking into? What do the gamers think?  
  • Gaming Thread

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    Can You Be Too Old To Game Online?

    by AVForums
    Can You Be Too Old To Game Online?
    It's probably a touchy issue given the demographic here but can you be too old for online gaming? Do you have too many responsibilities taking up your time and finances? Or do you have the time but just get pwned by the young'uns? Here's a safe place to reflect on your life choices.  
  • Deals News

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    Black Friday & Cyber Monday UK 2018: Deals and Bargains

    by Aaron Macarthy Beards
    Black Friday & Cyber Monday UK 2018: Deals and Bargains
    All the best Black Friday news ahead of the big event.  
  • Gaming Thread

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    Headset and Mic For PC Gaming

    by AVForums
    Headset and Mic For PC Gaming
    You've bought (or built!) a new gaming PC and it runs like a dream. There's just one thing to put the finishing touches to it - a decent headset and mic set up. So for around £30, what are the best options? Post your buying advice here.  
  • Gaming Thread

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    Is it Possible to Get a Reasonable Gaming PC For £500?

    by AVForums
    Is it Possible to Get a Reasonable Gaming PC For £500?
    With Black Friday and Christmas around the corner, families may well be looking for a PC to satisfy the gaming itch. £500 seems a reasonable budget to be able to compete with the top end consoles currently available but what can you get for the money and where should you look? Visit the thread here to post your recommendations or check what others are suggesting.  
  • Gaming Thread

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    VR Headset: Rift or Vive?

    by AVForums
    VR Headset: Rift or Vive?
    Are you looking to get into Virtual Reality and hoping to get a headset for Black Friday? Most of the chatter revolves around the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive - so what are the pros and cons of each? See what others have to say here.  
  • Gaming Thread

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    SteamVR Motion Smoothing Beta Available

    by AVForums
    SteamVR Motion Smoothing Beta Available
    Steam is introducing a technology that will step in to avoid dropped frames when playing VR games. This will reduce the resource overhead and make for a smoother VR experience. Take a look at the details in the thread. Does this kind of innovation make VR a more appealing prospect to the casual gamer?  
  • Gaming Review

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    SoulCalibur VI Review (PS4)

    by Luke Albiges
    SoulCalibur VI Review (PS4)
    SoulCalibur VI returns to the stage of history, retelling its tale of souls and swords with style and finesse in its finest entry in some time.  
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  • Gaming Thread

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    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Who's Playing?

    by AVForums
    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Who's Playing?
    Call of Duty is an annual release event and gamers worldwide eagerly await each new one. Black Ops 4 has controversially dropped the single player mode this year, so how has this changed the gaming experience? Can gamers who've spent the first weekend immersing themselves back in the COD world, post here to let other members know about their thoughts.  
  • Tech News

    Avast 2019 Free Internet Security Announced

    by Aaron Macarthy Beards
    Avast 2019 Free Internet Security Announced
    Avast, the Czech Republic based company, has announced their latest PC security suite. The company was founded in 1988, in Prague, and has a long history in the production of PC security software. They are hoping that increased use of AI will make this new release their best solution yet.  
  • Tech News

    AVG Launch 2019 Free and Premium Downloads

    by Aaron Macarthy Beards
    AVG Launch 2019 Free and Premium Downloads
    AVG's 2019 software uses improved threat detections based on AI and visual recognition to protect PC files both on and offline.  
  • Tech News

    Microsoft Surface Event Recap: Prices and Availability

    by Aaron Macarthy Beards
    Microsoft Surface Event Recap: Prices and Availability
    Microsoft announce new portable Surface devices, a Surface Studio and Surface Headphones. Plus, there's a new Windows 10 update which makes a move towards embracing Android integration.  
  • Tech Thread

    What Makes a Good Audiophile PC?

    by AVForums
    What Makes a Good Audiophile PC?
    Looking for great listening quality from your computer? This thread has details of headphones, soundcards, DACs, speakers and everything you might need for a premium audio experience.  
  • Gaming Thread

    Which Intel CPU is Best For Gaming?

    by AVForums
    Which Intel CPU is Best For Gaming?
    There's a lot out there and they only seem to have a limited life span before they are replaced and fall into obsolescence. So, what Intel CPU should the smart money go on for the best gaming experience? Is it just a case of getting the most expensive one you can afford or are there other factors to consider. Post your opinions in this thread.  
  • Gaming News

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    The Top 10 Best Games Of 2018 (Q2)

    by Luke Albiges
    The Top 10 Best Games Of 2018 (Q2)
    We pick the best 10 games from the second quarter (April to June) of 2018  
  • Gaming Review

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    ASUS ROG Centurion 7.1 Gaming Headset Review

    by Greg Hook
    ASUS ROG Centurion 7.1 Gaming Headset Review
    We look at ASUS's wallet-busting ROG Centurion Gaming Headset with 7.1 surround sound and 10 individual drivers.  
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