PC Components
ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Professional Gaming

What is the ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Professional Gaming?The latest gaming board from ASRock mixes the venerable Fatal1ty brand with the latest technology from AMD. Its £259/$332 price is high, but it’s packed with features.Related: Everything you need to know about AMD RyzenASRock Fatal1ty X370 Professiona
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MSI X370 SLI Plus

What is the MSI X370 SLI Plus?The latest AMD-branded board from MSI tries to tick every box for £130/$167. Its SLI designation is designed to appeal to gamers who want to run more than one graphics card, but it’s a Plus-branded board too – so it’ll have features and testing to ensure that it’ll feel at
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MSI Z270 SLI Plus

What is the MSI Z270 SLI Plus?This is one of MSI’s most important motherboards. The Z270 SLI Plus uses Intel’s best chipset, and it’s designed for all manner of tasks – the Plus designation marks this board out as a workhorse, but its SLI branding also means it should be great for gaming.Related: Everyt
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ASRock B250 Pro4

What is the ASRock B250 Pro4?This is the most affordable Intel board latest batch of motherboards Trusted has tested, and its cost of £88/$113 means it’s one of only a couple that dip below three figures. That’s still ample to power most PCs, from office workhorses to solid gaming rigs.ASRock B250 Pro4
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Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3

What is the Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3?This is one of the most affordable gaming motherboards I’ve seen lately, which immediately marks the Gigabyte out as a bit of a curio – gaming products are usually expensive, partly to accommodate their extreme physical design but also to include all of the feature
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MSI X370 Gaming Pro Carbon

What is the MSI X370 Gaming Pro Carbon?The Gaming Pro Carbon is one of MSI’s current flagship products, with a broad range of features and support for AMD’s barnstorming range of Ryzen chips – but its £172/$220 price means it’ll have to perform well to justify its premium positioning.Related: Everything
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Asus ROG Maximus IX Formula

What is the Asus ROG Maximus IX Formula?This is one of the priciest consumer motherboards on the market, so Asus is going to have to go some way to justify its £319/$409 cost. Thankfully, it looks the part thanks to its metallic armour and water-cooling accessories, and it’s riddled with features elsewh
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Asus Prime Z270-A

What is the Asus Prime Z270-A?The Prime Z270-A is one of Asus’ best motherboards. Its £141/£181 price plants it firmly in the mid-range, and its specification is extremely well-balanced – it doesn’t have the niche, high-end features that you’ll find on extreme-level boards, but it does include virtually
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Asus Prime B350-PLUS

What is the Asus Prime B350-PLUS?This modest motherboard is one of the cheapest you can get for AMD’s new Ryzen processors thanks to its price of £91/$117 – but that does mean a lesser chipset and a smaller roster of features.Related: Everything you need to know about AMD RyzenAsus Prime B350-PLUS – Des
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Gigabyte Aorus GA-Z270X-Gaming 5

What is the Gigabyte Aorus GA-Z270X-Gaming 5?This mid-priced motherboard is designed for gaming, so it’s no surprise that the box comes with Aorus branding. That’s the name used by Gigabyte for its high-performance products, and it carries a certain weight of expectation in terms of features and benchma
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AMD Radeon RX 460

What is the AMD Radeon RX 460?The Radeon RX 460 is AMD’s cheapest current-generation graphics card, with cards shipping for a spectacular sub-£90. It’s made for Full HD eSports games and low-end AAA gaming. But the focus here is with the games that need only modest amounts of processing power and a smal
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

What is the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050?The GTX 1050 is Nvidia’s cheapest current-generation graphics card, aiming to take on the world of Full HD eSports gaming. ESports games include the likes of Overwatch, CounterStrike: Global Offensive and DOTA 2.But this card isn't just for eSports: like the competing
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Raspberry Pi Zero W

What is the Raspberry Pi Zero W?Last year’s Raspberry Pi Zero was a massive surprise for two reasons: nobody guessed it was coming and, more impressively, it cost just £4. It was so cheap, in fact, that it was even the first computer ever to be mounted on the front of a magazine. This year, the Raspberr
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AMD Ryzen 7 1800X

What is the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X?The AMD Ryzen 7 1800X is the top-of-the-line processor from AMD’s new Ryzen range of CPUs that’s launching today. Boasting eight cores, it’s a monster chip that’s designed to power through the heaviest of workloads – and take on the likes of the Intel Core i7-6900K.AMD rele
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

What is the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti?The 1080 Ti represents the pinnacle of Nvidia's 2016/17 graphics card line-up, pitching itself as a 4K-and-beyond graphics card. It sits at the top of the range, £200 more expensive than the recently price-dropped GTX 1080 and £300 below the similarly-specified Tit
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AMD Ryzen 7 1700

What is the AMD Ryzen 7 1700?The AMD Ryzen 7 1700 is the entry option in AMD’s new range of Ryzen 7 CPUs. Priced at just £330, it still offers an identical feature set to the £500 Ryzen 7 1800X and is by far the cheapest current-generation, eight-core processor you can buy.However, its clock speed is lo
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