Mark Williams

System news: What's causing the great video card shortage?

System news: What's causing the great video card shortage?

Have you noticed a lack of graphics card availability recently? You’re not alone. Mark Williams looks at why the resurgence of GPU mining has caused the second crypto crisis.
By Mark Williams Aug 28 2017, 10:33AM
Review: Intel Optane Memory 32GB

Review: Intel Optane Memory 32GB

Intel ushers in the newest type of data storage in over thirty years, Mark Williams takes it for a spin.
By Mark Williams Jun 26 2017, 11:06AM
System News: Intel's new 600P NVME SSD hits the sweet spot

System News: Intel's new 600P NVME SSD hits the sweet spot

Mark Williams finds that Intel has a hit on its hands in the form of the 600P series. Will others follow?
By Mark Williams Jun 23 2017, 12:21PM
System News: Memory of things to come

System News: Memory of things to come

Mark Williams thinks about the future of the PC memory landscape and how it could all change.
By Mark Williams Jun 5 2017, 12:33PM
Review: TI AMD Gaming Workstation

Review: TI AMD Gaming Workstation

For when gaming and work are equal priorities.
By Mark Williams May 1 2017, 11:18AM
Review: TI Power 7700K desktop PC

Review: TI Power 7700K desktop PC

5GHz and 700fps? Yes please!
By Mark Williams Apr 18 2017, 12:45PM
First Look: A detailed analysis of AMD's new Ryzen CPUs

First Look: A detailed analysis of AMD's new Ryzen CPUs

Why has AMD got a wry zen-like smile on its face? Mark Williams takes us on a deep dive into what we know about Ryzen to find out.
By Mark Williams Mar 3 2017, 1:00AM
Essential software tools for superior overclocking

Essential software tools for superior overclocking

Overclocking can be tricky. Fortunately, there’s many tools out there that will help you find the limits, if you use them correctly. Mark Williams skims over some of the tools in the overclockers toolbelt.
By Mark Williams Feb 22 2017, 11:58AM
System News: The PC case lights up

System News: The PC case lights up

Mark Williams looks at how PC lighting has become fancy.
By Mark Williams Jan 31 2017, 10:52AM
System News: The hard drive is 60 years old!

System News: The hard drive is 60 years old!

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the magnetic hard drive - but it also marks the beginning of the hard drive’s demise. This month Mark Williams looks at why hard disk drives are finally getting the boot.
By Mark Williams Jan 16 2017, 10:56AM
Review: MSI X99A Tomahawk motherboard hits close to the mark

Review: MSI X99A Tomahawk motherboard hits close to the mark

A missile that hits all but one target.
By Mark Williams Jan 10 2017, 1:00PM
System News: The evolution of the humble keyboard

System News: The evolution of the humble keyboard

Keyboards have become like mobile phone plans or insurance options, there’s so much variety and choice now it’s almost… depressing (hah!). Mark Williams looks at the continuing evolution of keyboards
By Mark Williams Dec 8 2016, 12:21PM
MSI X99A Xpower Gaming Titanium

MSI X99A Xpower Gaming Titanium

A great board that can literally be turned up all the way to 11.
By Mark Williams Oct 11 2016, 4:11PM
Gigabyte GA-X99-Designare EX

Gigabyte GA-X99-Designare EX

A solid board that’s hampered by little niggles.
By Mark Williams Oct 11 2016, 4:06PM
ASRock Fatal1ty X99 Professional Gaming i7

ASRock Fatal1ty X99 Professional Gaming i7

A well featured board for those on a budget.
By Mark Williams Oct 11 2016, 4:00PM
Asus ROG Rampage V Edition 10

Asus ROG Rampage V Edition 10

A colourful, commanding 10th anniversary celebration.
By Mark Williams Oct 11 2016, 3:54PM
Review: Jonsbo UMX4 PC case

Review: Jonsbo UMX4 PC case

A classy full ATX case smaller than most mATX cases, that misses the mark by millimetres.
By Mark Williams Aug 3 2016, 10:46AM
Review: Jonsbo RM3 PC case

Review: Jonsbo RM3 PC case

A sleek mATX case smaller than some ITX cases.
By Mark Williams Jul 28 2016, 11:38AM
Review: Thermaltake Water 3.0 Riing RGB 240

Review: Thermaltake Water 3.0 Riing RGB 240

Thermaltakes Riing smites the mighty Kraken silently and in colourful style.
By Mark Williams Jul 7 2016, 12:31PM
Review: Thermaltake Toughpower DPS G RGB 1250W Titanium

Review: Thermaltake Toughpower DPS G RGB 1250W Titanium

A colourful power plant for your beastly PC, so long as you run Windows.
By Mark Williams Jul 6 2016, 12:40PM