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Acer Aspire XC-1660 review: A clear winner for value
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Hardware

Acer Aspire XC-1660 review: A clear winner for value

A compact budget PC that will slice through the daily dirge with ease, and it’s cheap to run too
27 Jul 2022
Best business keyboards for 2022: Top choices for homeworkers and the office
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Hardware

Best business keyboards for 2022: Top choices for homeworkers and the office

From writers to gamers, a good keyboard is a worthwhile investment
26 Jul 2022
Best laptops for programming and coding in 2022
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Laptops

Best laptops for programming and coding in 2022

There are so many factors to consider when choosing the perfect computer for a programmer or software developer. We break them down and offer suggesti…
5 May 2022
MSI Pro DP21 11M review: A capable PC that’s easily beaten
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Hardware

MSI Pro DP21 11M review: A capable PC that’s easily beaten

It’s small and fast enough for everyday use, but rivals are faster and more versatile
6 Apr 2022
MSI Pro DP20Z 5M review: Small, fast and affordable
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Hardware

MSI Pro DP20Z 5M review: Small, fast and affordable

This machine offers a lot of power in a small box, although connectivity could be better
23 Mar 2022
Huawei MateStation X hands-on review: All aboard for productivity
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Hardware

Huawei MateStation X hands-on review: All aboard for productivity

Embattled Chinese giant plays it smart with an all-in-one expansion of its booming PC business
28 Feb 2022
Apple 24in iMac (Apple M1, 2021) review: Apple’s iconic desktop all-in-one, reborn
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Hardware

Apple 24in iMac (Apple M1, 2021) review: Apple’s iconic desktop all-in-one, reborn

The smaller iMac switches to Apple silicon and gains a completely new appearance
16 Feb 2022
Wired2Fire Apollo WS Video Editing Workstation review: Intel processors come back with a bang
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Hardware

Wired2Fire Apollo WS Video Editing Workstation review: Intel processors come back with a bang

The 12th Generation Intel Core i9 processor provides a great platform for content creation work
12 Jan 2022
PC Specialist Aurora R review: A lion in waiting
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Hardware

PC Specialist Aurora R review: A lion in waiting

A sound foundation if you are looking for a PC on which to build, but set your expectations low for now
4 Oct 2021
Dell Inspiron Small Desktop 3881 review: Keep it simple
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Hardware

Dell Inspiron Small Desktop 3881 review: Keep it simple

This stripped-back PC offers everything people need whilst packing in a couple of surprises
29 Sep 2021
HP Q3 revenue misses analyst forecasts
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Business operations

HP Q3 revenue misses analyst forecasts

Supply chain shortages hit HP's PC business
27 Aug 2021
Asus Chromebox 4 review: Capable, versatile, but not fast
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Hardware

Asus Chromebox 4 review: Capable, versatile, but not fast

The Chromebox is affordable and packed with features - is it the ideal Chrome OS PC?
21 Jul 2021
5 best mechanical keyboards of 2021
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Hardware

5 best mechanical keyboards of 2021

Mechanical keyboards for when you want the feel and feedback that most normal keyboards lack
20 Jul 2021
MSI Modern AM241 review: An efficient but imperfect All-in-One
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Hardware

MSI Modern AM241 review: An efficient but imperfect All-in-One

This compact All-in-One has decent performance and good connectivity, but some important caveats
12 Jul 2021
Asus PN51 MiniPC review: An affordable miniature marvel
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Hardware

Asus PN51 MiniPC review: An affordable miniature marvel

Small but mighty, the new Asus PN51 is one of the best mini PCs available
17 May 2021
Chillblast Fusion Threadripper Pro RTX 3975WX Workstation review: Big name, big specs
Chillblast Fusion Threadripper Pro RTX 3975WX Workstation
Hardware

Chillblast Fusion Threadripper Pro RTX 3975WX Workstation review: Big name, big specs

This monster workstation is a future-proof powerhouse
12 May 2021
Intel NUC 11 Pro review: Tiny, feature-packed and effective
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Hardware

Intel NUC 11 Pro review: Tiny, feature-packed and effective

Intel’s latest PC crams fast connectivity options inside a tiny case
30 Apr 2021
Acer ConceptD 700 review: Stylish and well-specified
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Hardware

Acer ConceptD 700 review: Stylish and well-specified

A workstation that’s whisper-quiet in everyday use, even if it’s outgunned by rivals
23 Apr 2021
Scan 3XS GWP-ME N1-32T review: The fastest content creation machine around
Scan 3XS GWP-ME N1-32T
Hardware

Scan 3XS GWP-ME N1-32T review: The fastest content creation machine around

The perfect platform for Nvidia’s Quadro RTX A6000 flagship
16 Apr 2021
Dell OptiPlex 7070 Ultra review: The ultimate small form-factor PC?
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Hardware

Dell OptiPlex 7070 Ultra review: The ultimate small form-factor PC?

This modular all-in-one system may be a little light on substance, but it has buckets of style
17 Mar 2021
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B review
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Hardware

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B review

The latest version of the compact computer adds more power and built-in wireless connectivity
11 Mar 2021
Apple Mac mini (Apple M1, 2020) review: A miniature marvel
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Hardware

Apple Mac mini (Apple M1, 2020) review: A miniature marvel

Considering its size and its price, the M1-powered Mac mini is outstanding – if you’re happy to make the Apple Silicon jump
19 Feb 2021
Prime Computer PrimeMini 5 review: Green machine
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Hardware

Prime Computer PrimeMini 5 review: Green machine

It may have a high price, but this compact and silent PC is extremely cheap to run
12 Feb 2021