A new magazine aimed at the top end of the PC computer market is being launched, writes Sarah Lagan.
Published by Highbury Entertainment, GigaHz costs £5 and will include 180 pages of reviews and editorial on the latest hardware and technology, advice on modifying computers (modding) and improving performance as well as in-depth games reviews.
Paul Lester, former editor of GigaHz’s sister titles PC Basics and PC Home, will edit the launch. His team is made up of a designer, assistant designer, a reporter, a technical editor and a sub-editor.
With an initial print run of 40,000 copies, GigaHz hopes to bring a sense of style to the PC industry. Lester said: “We want to give PCs back the style that Macs have taken away from them. This is a very targeted market but GigaHz will carve itself a new niche for the high-end users.
“We are the Performance Car equivalent for computing magazines, with lavish photography accompanying indepth, well-researched features.”
Existing titles published by Highbury Entertainment – formerly Paragon Publishing – include Play, PowerStation, P2, CUBE, DVD review and Hotdog.
The first issue of GigaHz goes on sale on 14 October.