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Overclockers UK swallowed by private equity firm Afinum

German private equity firm Afinum - owners of distributor Caseking - has swallowed specialist components etailer Overclockers UK for an undisclosed sum. Vahid Gharaei, biz development manager at Caseking told The Reg it had been seeking to break into the UK market for some time. "The economy being the way it is today we were …
Paul Kunert, 10 Feb 2012
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Wangling my way into the 4K gaming club with a water-cooled whopper

Feature The other week a Viewsonic VX2475Smhl-4K monitor, boasting a 3840x2160 resolution running at 60Hz – though only 24-inches of it – shows up at my door. I’m happy as a clam until it dawns on me that this isn’t a job my faithful little NUC, the Gigabyte Brix Pro, is up to. I was going to need a rig and a half, probably costing more …
Lucy Orr, 04 Sep 2015
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Storage boosters: Six mSATA format SSDs on test

Product Round-up The M.2 format for SSDs seems to be hogging all the headlines of late and the form factor may well be the future for storage for thin and light notebooks, tablets and nano-sized PCs. Yet the market is still gearing up to support it, so devices that can accommodate the format are still pretty thin on the ground, albeit improving …
Simon Crisp, 28 Aug 2015
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Eyes on the prize: Ten 23-24-inch monitors for under £150

Product roundup Computer displays have never been better value for money, from the all-singing, all-dancing models with every bell and whistle you can think of, to the less extravagant monitors. Indeed, paying less for a display no longer means major compromises on quality or features, as it once did. These days, panels for under £150 are not …
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Disabled dude demands EA improves gaming access

A disabled man is campaigning for EA to adapt the controls on Dead Space 2, so he can play the game using only his chin. Gaming enthusiast Gareth suffers from cerebral palsy and, as a result, can't move his arms. He pursues his passion by controlling a mouse with his chin. Gareth raised his dilemma in a thread at Overclockers …
Caleb Cox, 07 Feb 2011
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AMD shipping 1.5GHz Athlons as 1GHz chips?

AMD may have already begun shipping 1.5GHz T'Bird Athlons - under wraps. Apparently, Athlons capable of reaching that speed are currently going out under 1GHz or 1.33GHz labels, which have been picked up by intrepid overclockers and pushed to the higher performance levels. One UK overclocker told us: "Athlons exceeding 1.5GHz …
Tony Smith, 09 Apr 2001
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Techwatch weathers DDoS extortion attack

Techwatch is back online following a sustained denial of service attack that left the digital TV news site unavailable for two days earlier this week. The botnet-powered assault was accompanied by blackmail demands posted on the site's forum through compromised zombie machines. These threatening messages claimed the site was …
John Leyden, 30 Jan 2009

Retailer prices up boxed Intel 'Conroe'

Intel's upcoming 2.93GHz Core 2 Extreme X6800 gaming-oriented processor will set you back just over £775 if pre-order prices posted by one UK supplier is anything to go by. Or you have the regular 1.83GHz Core 2 Duo E6300 for under £153 if you fancy a cheaper 'Conroe'. Overclockers UK is now taking orders for the next- …
Tony Smith, 22 Jun 2006
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The Overclocking Store ceases trading

What's happened to The Overclocking Store, the popular online computer dealership for power users? A notice posted on the front page today says: The Overclocking Store Ltd. Has Ceased Trading 24/07/2003 The scuttlebutt is that two important members of staff left the company and the owner couldn't cope on his own. We …
Drew Cullen, 24 Jul 2003
The Register breaking news

Processors at Dawn: it's ugly out there

HW Special There seems to be something of a spat brewing in hardware land, and we at Vulture Central can never resist a fight. Three sites have got into a bit of a debate about standards, morals and who posted what first. Eurogamer posted this article attacking Overclockers UK and the Overclocking Store for taking the market competition …
Lucy Sherriff, 09 Feb 2001
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Dr Tom's cooler droolathon

Two things on at the good Doctor's. A round up of gargantuan proportions from Lord Kryo, who puts 17, count 'em, 17 coolers under the metaphorical microscope. The message is that perfection is impossible to attain, and there isn't one cooler to do the job. As always it depends on what you want from it. The review starts here but …
Lucy Sherriff, 11 Dec 2000