Greg Hook

Greg Hook (Google+) has been part of AVForums since 2001 when he joined as a member looking for AV help and then becoming a moderator not long after.

He has been writing reviews as part of the Tech team since 2012 and will try his hand at reviewing anything from a top of the range Gaming PC to a Home Security systems. 

When not busy writing reviews, Greg can often be found in the PC Gaming forum. He's an avid PC Gamer and a particular fan of first person shooters, so can often be found online playing Battlefield 5 or his current favourite, Rocket League. He also supports Everton.

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    ASUS ROG Swift PG48UQ OLED Gaming Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    ASUS ROG Swift PG48UQ OLED Gaming Monitor Review
    ASUS and its Republic of Gamers division has released the ultimate gaming monitor, with a huge 48-inch OLED 4K display, 138Hz overclocked refresh rate, 0.1ms response time, G-SYNC support and HDR10. Is it worth the £1500 price tag?  
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    Cyberpower Infinity X127 RTX Gaming PC Review

    by Greg Hook
    Cyberpower Infinity X127 RTX Gaming PC Review
    Custom PC builder Cyberpower showcases its Infinity X127 RTX Gaming PC featuring RTX3070 Ti graphics, i7-12700KF CPU, 16GB RAM and lighting fast 1TB SSD.  
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  • Hi-Fi

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    Pure Evoke Spot Compact Music System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Pure Evoke Spot Compact Music System Review
    We take a look at Pure's new range of Evoke music systems with the entry level Evoke Spot that features a DAB radio, Internet Radio, Spotify Connect, Bluetooth and more with a 20W mono audio output, all for the sum of £179.  
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  • Hi-Fi

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    Pure Evoke Play Music System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Pure Evoke Play Music System Review
    We take a look at Pure's new range of Evoke music systems with the Evoke Play that features DAB radio, Internet Radio, Spotify Connect, Bluetooth and more with a 40W audio output all for the sum of £249 and £59 for the optional battery pack.  
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  • Hi-Fi

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    Pure Evoke Home All-in-One Music System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Pure Evoke Home All-in-One Music System Review
    We take a look at Pure's new range of Evoke music systems starting with the Evoke Home that features a CD player, DAB radio, Internet Radio, Spotify Connect, Bluetooth and more with a 100W audio output all for the sum of £399.  
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  • Tech

    4

    ASUS ROG GT-AX6000 Dual Band WiFi 6 Gaming Router Review

    by Greg Hook
    ASUS ROG GT-AX6000 Dual Band WiFi 6 Gaming Router Review
    The ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AX6000 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router offers a very high-end specification including 2.5G ports, 6000Mbps speeds and gaming focused features, free security protection, VPN support and more! But it does cost £339.  
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    ASUS ZenWiFi Pro XT12 WiFi 6 Mesh WiFi System Review

    by Greg Hook
    ASUS ZenWiFi Pro XT12 WiFi 6 Mesh WiFi System Review
    We take a look at the ultra high end ASUS ZenWiFi Pro XT12 Mesh and Wi-Fi 6 System. Costing £700, it includes a mouth watering specification and a whole host of excellent features. It also looks like a work of art too, but is it worth the significant outlay?  
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  • Tech

    15

    ASUS ZenWiFi AX Hybrid WiFi 6 Powerline Mesh WiFi System Review

    by Greg Hook
    ASUS ZenWiFi AX Hybrid WiFi 6 Powerline Mesh WiFi System Review
    We take a look at ASUS ZenWiFi AX Hybrid all singing and dancing Powerline, Mesh and Wi-Fi 6 System. At £300 this looks to offer everything you need to get fast Wi-Fi to every corner of the home and more! (mansions excluded).  
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  • Tech

    4

    ASUS TUF Gaming VG28UQL1A Gaming Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    ASUS TUF Gaming VG28UQL1A Gaming Monitor Review
    ASUS and its TUF Gaming brand bring out all the stops with a 28" 4K gaming monitor with 144Hz, 1ms response time, G-Sync, Freesync and HDR 400. Is it enough to warrant the £750 price tag?  
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  • Tech

    46

    ASUS TUF-AX5400 Dual Band WiFi 6 Gaming Router Review

    by Greg Hook
    ASUS TUF-AX5400 Dual Band WiFi 6 Gaming Router Review
    The ASUS TUF Gaming AX5400 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router offers an incredible package for just £125. Including gaming focused features, free security protection, VPN support and more!  
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  • Hi-Fi

    10

    Braun Audio LE01 Premium Hi-Fi Smart Speaker Review

    by Greg Hook
    Braun Audio LE01 Premium Hi-Fi Smart Speaker Review
    The return of Braun Audio heralds its £1,100 flagship LE01 Premium Hi-Fi Smart Speaker with a clean design, superb audio quality, Apple Airplay 2, Chromecast and Google Assistant integration. Will the LE01 mark a return to the glory days for Braun Audio?  
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  • Tech

    34

    Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 49" Curved Gaming Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 49" Curved Gaming Monitor Review
    The world's first curved gaming monitor with Mini LED and Quantum Matrix Technology, 49" 5120 x 1440 resolution, HDR 2000, 240Hz and more than you could possibly want on a monitor! Could this be the Ultimate Gaming Monitor?  
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  • Tech

    7

    TP-Link RE605X Wi-Fi 6 Range Extender Review

    by Greg Hook
    TP-Link RE605X Wi-Fi 6 Range Extender Review
    TP-Link's RE605X Wi-Fi 6 Range Extender offers dual band AX1800 speeds with a single Gigabit Ethernet port and compatibility with the OneMesh feature, all for just under £80.  
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  • Tech

    19

    TP-Link Archer GX90 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router Review

    by Greg Hook
    TP-Link Archer GX90 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router Review
    TP-Link's Archer GX90 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Gaming Router offers a very promising package for the £250 outlay. Including gaming focused features, 2.5Gbs Ethernet port and more!  
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  • Hi-Fi

    4

    Cleer Audio Crescent Smart Speaker Review

    by Greg Hook
    Cleer Audio Crescent Smart Speaker Review
    The Cleer Audio Crescent smart speaker priced at £700 offers a stunning design, Google Assistant and compatibility with Apple Airplay 2, Chromecast and Spotify Connect. Is it more style over substance?  
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  • Tech

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    Netgear RBK853 Tri-band Mesh WiFi 6 System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Netgear RBK853 Tri-band Mesh WiFi 6 System Review
    Netgear's RBK853 Tri-band Mesh WiFi 6 System promises to offer everything you could possibly need and more to create the fastest, full coverage home network you are ever likely to need, but that does come at a hefty cost of £940!  
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  • Gaming

    79

    Cyberpower iCUE Infinity Gaming PC Review

    by Greg Hook
    Cyberpower iCUE Infinity Gaming PC Review
    Custom PC builder Cyberpower showcases its iCUE Infinity Gaming PC featuring RTX3060 graphics, i7-10700KF CPU, 16GB RAM and some funky RGB lighting.  
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  • Tech

    20

    TP-Link Deco X20 Mesh Wi-Fi System Review

    by Greg Hook
    TP-Link Deco X20 Mesh Wi-Fi System Review
    TP-Link's £295 triple unit Deco X20 mesh Wi-Fi system promises whole home Wi-Fi coverage including seamless roaming, greatly reduced lag, anti-virus and parental controls.  
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  • Hi-Fi

    9

    Lypertek Soundfree S20 True Wireless Stereo Earphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Lypertek Soundfree S20 True Wireless Stereo Earphones Review
    Chinese audio brand Lypertek's new release looks to build on the surprise success of the Tevi (now renamed to Pureplay Z3) with the Soundfree S20, a £69 set featuring wireless charging, Bluetooth 5.0 and up to 40 hours battery life.  
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  • Gaming

    20

    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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  • Gaming

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    ASUS ROG Delta S Gaming Headset Review

    by Greg Hook
    ASUS ROG Delta S Gaming Headset Review
    The world's first MQA gaming headset from ASUS gaming arm, Republic of Gamers. Featuring Hi-Fi grade ESS 9281 Quad DAC, noise cancelling microphone and some funky RGB lighting!  
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  • Hi-Fi

    9

    Lindy BNX-100XT Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Lindy BNX-100XT Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones Review
    The Lindy BNX-100XT wireless noise cancelling headphones offer Bluetooth 5, noise cancelling, auto pause and audio pass through. Yes, Lindy don't just make cables.  
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    Final Audio VR3000 Gaming Hi-Fi Earphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Final Audio VR3000 Gaming Hi-Fi Earphones Review
    Earphones for gaming? The VR3000 from High-End Japanese brand Final Audio feature 6mm dynamic drivers, soundstage optimised for gamers and chassis design to ensure a customised fit.  
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  • Tech

    10

    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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  • Hi-Fi

    13

    AKG Y600nc Wireless Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    AKG Y600nc Wireless Headphones Review
    AKG's latest set offers Active Noise Cancellation, AKG's reference sound, auto play/pause function, 25 hours battery life and Bluetooth 5.0. Available for around £160, these look like being another quality AKG (Samsung) product!  
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    Samsung Odyssey G7 32" Curved Gaming Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    Samsung Odyssey G7 32" Curved Gaming Monitor Review
    Curves a-plenty with Samsung's 32" 1440P gaming monitor. Featuring a 1000R curve, 1ms response time and lightning fast 240Hz refresh rate, could this be the perfect 1440P gaming monitor?  
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    Audeze Mobius Immersive Gaming Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Audeze Mobius Immersive Gaming Headphones Review
    The World's Most Technologically Advanced Headphone? With planar magnetic drivers, 3D audio, head tracking and sound localisation, these could be the ultimate headphones for the gamer.  
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  • Hi-Fi

    9

    Tribit XFree Go Wireless Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Tribit XFree Go Wireless Headphones Review
    The Tribit XFree Go are a set of wireless headphones with Bluetooth 5 for just £30. Can this budget product deliver the goods?  
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  • Tech

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    Ajax Smart Home Alarm System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Ajax Smart Home Alarm System Review
    We take a look at the Ajax professional grade smart home security system featuring an impressive array of accessories and options.  
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  • Tech

    21

    Ring Video Doorbell Plus 3 Review

    by Greg Hook
    Ring Video Doorbell Plus 3 Review
    We take a look at Ring's newly updated Video Doorbell 3 Plus, featuring 1080P HD video, advanced motion detection, dual band Wi-Fi and a new Pre-roll feature.  
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  • Tech

    27

    Acer ConceptD CP7271K 4K HDR Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    Acer ConceptD CP7271K 4K HDR Monitor Review
    We take a look at Acer's top of the range Concept D CP7271K 4K UHD HDR PC Monitor with FALD, Quantum Dot, a 4ms response time, G-Sync Ultimate and 144Hz refresh rate.  
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  • Tech

    3

    MSI GL65 9SD Gaming Laptop Review

    by Greg Hook
    MSI GL65 9SD Gaming Laptop Review
    We take a look at MSI's 15" GL65 9SD gaming laptop with Nvidia GTX1660Ti Graphics and a 9th Gen Intel i7 CPU.  
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  • Hi-Fi

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    KitSound Immerse 75 Wireless Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    KitSound Immerse 75 Wireless Headphones Review
    We take a look at KitSound's Immerse 75 Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancelling, available for under £80 they look to offer a tasty specification for the price.  
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  • Hi-Fi

    9

    Groov-e Zen Wireless Headphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Groov-e Zen Wireless Headphones Review
    We take a look at the Groov-e Zen Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancelling which, available for just under £30, look to offer a lot for the money.  
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  • Hi-Fi

    22

    Lypertek Tevi Truly Wireless Earphones Review

    by Greg Hook
    Lypertek Tevi Truly Wireless Earphones Review
    Relative newcomer to the market, Chinese brand Lypertek releases its TEVI truly wireless earphones with a very promising feature set and specification for just £99.  
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  • Tech

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    TP-Link Kasa Spot KC100 Indoor Security Camera Review

    by Greg Hook
    TP-Link Kasa Spot KC100 Indoor Security Camera Review
    We take a look at TP-Link's very competitively priced Kasa Spot indoor security camera featuring 1080P recording, night vision, motion detection and two way talk.  
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  • Tech

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    Netgear Orbi RBK50V Mesh Wi-Fi Smart Speaker System Review

    by Greg Hook
    Netgear Orbi RBK50V Mesh Wi-Fi Smart Speaker System Review
    Netgear's RBK50V Mesh Wi-Fi system aims to banish those Wi-Fi blackspots plus it includes an Alexa enabled smart speaker, but at £430 is it priced out of the market?  
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  • Tech

    6

    Ring Stick Up Cam Battery Review

    by Greg Hook
    Ring Stick Up Cam Battery Review
    We take a look at Ring's new indoor and outdoor 1080P Full HD camera with night vision, two way talk and motion detection.  
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  • Tech

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    Acer Predator X27 4K HDR Gaming Monitor Review

    by Greg Hook
    Acer Predator X27 4K HDR Gaming Monitor Review
    We take a look at Acer's stunning Predator X27 4K UHD HDR PC Gaming Monitor with FALD, Quantum Dot, a 4ms response time, G-Sync and 144Hz refresh rate.  
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  • Tech

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    TP-LINK Deco M9 Mesh Wi-Fi System Review

    by Greg Hook
    TP-LINK Deco M9 Mesh Wi-Fi System Review
    TP-Link's £280 Deco M9 mesh system aims to banish Wi-Fi blackspots forever with an impressive array of features including Tri-band, anti-virus and parental controls.  
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