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PLAY Expo 2016

Dan has a look back at this year's PLAY Expo

Graphics Card Sag: A Solvable Problem?

Dan takes a look at the problems larger graphics cards can face.

EGX 2016

Dan returns to the NEC for this year's EGX show.

Whole-Home Wi-Fi Coverage with TP-Link

Tired of Wi-Fi dead spots in your home? The RE350 range extender expands your Wi-Fi to rooms your router can't reach.

Windows 10 Free Upgrade Offer Ends Soon

Still on the fence about upgrading to Windows 10? The free upgrade offer ends July 29th

What's New at CCL?

Here is a quick summary of all the new stock, deals and offers at CCL to kick off the summer spending spree!

TP-Link AV2000 Gigabit Passthrough Powerline Start Kit

The TL-PA9020P provides superior network performance that supports all of your online needs such as 4K HDTV.

PLAY Blackpool 2016

Dan's back with a report on Replay Events' latest show in Blackpool

TP-Link Archer VR900 Unboxing & Giveaway!

Kirsten is unboxing the TP-Link VR900 AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit Modem Router which we are also giving away to one of our YouTube subscribers!

Is It Worth Putting an SSD in a PS4?

With SSD prices dropping constantly and larger capacity SSDs becoming more affordable, is it worth switching to an SSD in your console?

Christmas Orders and Delivery Times

Final dates for delivery this Christmas at CCL.

Fallout 4 performance boosted by SSDs on Xbox One and PlayStation 4

Fallout 4 is tested on an OCZ ARC 100 SSD to improve performance on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

PLAY Expo 2015

Dan and the CCL team attend this year's PLAY Expo for another round of fun and games.

EGX 2015 Birmingham

The CCL team travel to Birmingham for the yearly EGX show to see some of this year's biggest upcoming games.

Batman: Arkham Knight PC Performance and Problems

Ahead of his upcoming review, Dan takes a look at the widely reported issues with the new Batman: Arkham Knight game.

Button Mash XI

Fun and games at a gaming event in our home town of Bradford

PLAY Blackpool 2015

Fun and games at the Blackpool PLAY exhibition

PLAY Expo 2014

The CCL team return to the annual PLAY Expo

CCL Computers at Insomnia 52

The CCL team return from another iSeries event

CCL Computers at Insomnia 51

CCL attend the first Multiplay event at the Ricoh Arena

CCL @ I50

Better late than never, here is Dan's look back at the last Insomnia event in Telford

PLAY Expo 2013

Dans thoughts on the PLAY Expo

Benchmarking in Focus - Fraps

Just another entry, listing the features of Fraps

What is SweetFX ?

A quick look at a program that makes your games look less like a game

Gangnam Style Turns 1

Video has garnered over 1.7B views

Benchmarking In Focus - 3DMark

Another entry in our series about benchmarking programs

Benchmarking In Focus - AIDA 64

Another entry, showcasing programs that are available to test and benchmark your PC

Benchmarking in Focus - PC Mark 7

Another entry, showcasing programs that are available to test and benchmark your PC

Does anyone really need a £2K+ PC ?

Mark asks the question

Benchmarking in Focus - Catzilla

A New series showcasing some of the programs available that you can use to benchmark and test PC's

What is in a Sample ?

In a new series of articles we hope to lift the lid on some of the stuff that comes into CCL, by offering product reviews and presenting arguments on why it did or didn't make the grade.

Connected Data Transporter - Two Weeks In...

BLOG 2: Tom continues his adventures in the world of The Cloud. For those who have not come across the Transporter before, it is quite simply an ingenious NAS device that emulates services such as Microsoft's SkyDrive and the ever popular Dropbox.

Game Length

Can a game be too long ?

Connected Data Transporter - The future of Cloud storage?

BLOG 1: Tom takes a look at the new Transporter from Connected Data that allows anyone, anywhere to setup their own cloud storage system.

Dizzy numbers of the week

Some people live in a different world to rest of us!

Is this going to be bigger than the internet and save the UK economy?

This could potentially rewrite the rules of manufacturing

Loose Change

You might have more money than you think.

Custom mITX Server Build - Part 3

Martin continues building the mITX HyperV server with lots of images!

RPG Classics Part 1 - The Witcher 2

Taking a look at some of the finest RPG games ever created.

Waking Dead Blog: Introduction

This blog will be a kind of mini-walkthrough/review, I'll start this post by giving an introduction to the walking dead series, and aspects of the game, so in my other blog posts, I can get straight to the action.

Custom mITX Server Build - Part 2

Martin's motto is plan, plan, plan and then plan your build some more!

The Sims 3 - Is enough enough?

Are EA having a laugh with the reproduction of old Sims expansion packs? They could well be, but fans will need to vote with their wallets to get EA to take notice!

Custom mITX Server Build - Part 1

Martin guides you through the picking of parts for his awesome mITX server build in this 5 part blog.

The Hunt For Missing Reindeer Is Over!

Christmas went ahead as usual this year thanks to our reindeer hunters helping Santa get them all back in-time to set off on Christmas Eve.

The conversation that changed my rendered world! Part 5

Ponderings of a 30 year old gamer..

Games Worth A Lifetime Part 5 - Lights, Camera, Action!

The best games of our lifetime that deserve your attention.

AMD Never Settle Game Bundle 2/3 - Hitman: Absolution

While I will do my best to avoid spoilers in my discussions of games it's not always possible to do so when conveying why and where a game excels or falls short.

The conversation that changed my rendered world! Part 4

The gaming world according to Guba.

Day five at Insomnia 47 - Take down and pack up

Ready, Steady. GO HOME!

Day four at Insomnia 47 - The lull before the pack-down

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

Day three at Insomnia 47 - Chaos and More

CHANGE PLACES!

Day two at Insomnia 47 - Opening Day

The conversation that changed my rendered world! Part 3

The meet, greet and drinks in the pub....

Day one at Insomnia 47 - Setup Day

Setup, stay up and work till it's done.

Games Worth A Lifetime: Part 4 - Platformers

The best games of our lifetime that deserve your attention.

Retro Games of Today: Part 3

Grand theft pockets. Your money and your life.

The conversation that changed my rendered world! Part 2

My views on gaming, gaming, and well, I guess, gaming.

Games Worth A Lifetime: Part 3 - Racing

The best games of our lifetime that deserve your attention.

Retro Games of Today: Part 2

A Syndicate Lottery... Not a winner

CCL are heading to Multiplay's Insomnia 47 for More Multiplayer Madness

*singing* The CCL team are packing their bags and are off to LAN for the servers.

Games Worth A Lifetime: Part 2 - Action And Adventure

The best games of our lifetime that deserve your attention.

Retro Games of Today: Part 1

Long lost, found and lost again Civilization.

Games Worth A Lifetime: Part 1 - RPG

The best games of our lifetime that deserve your attention.

A thank you from the CCL team to all those at Multiplay Insomnia 46

Tom expresses CCL's thanks to those who attended ths years i46

It's All About Steve (Part II)

Time to get to know the editor of CCL Tech

It's All About Steve (Part I)

Time to get to know the editor of CCL Tech

What's new to CCL this week

Our weekly blog bringing you the latest products to arrive on our website.

About time, 1366 x 768 finally becomes the most popular screen resolution

After years of dominance 1024x768 finally gives up its dominance of PC resolutions

It is time to finally retire your faithful Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTX

Arguably the greatest graphics card of all time is set to finally fall behind the pace of game development, after almost 6 years...

Why developers and publishers are only hurting their paying customers in their attempts to stop the pirates

Uh-oh, Steve has heard that he might not be able to play and trade new titles for the next-gen consoles and has a bitter aftertaste.

What's new to CCL this week

Our weekly blog bringing you the latest products to arrive on our website.

Nvidia GTX 680 launch, well done Nvidia - AMD take note

Tom (CCL Purchaser) muses over the success of Nvidia's GTX 680 and AMD's failings on product launches.

What's new to CCL this week

Our weekly blog bringing you the latest products to arrive on our website.

What's new to CCL this week

Welcome to a new weekly blog on CCL Tech bringing you the latest products to arrive on our website.