Hardware

Intel 8th Generation Desktop Processors Launch
03 Oct

Intel 8th Generation Desktop Processors Launch

We take a quick look at the released information on Intel's 8th Geneartion of desktop processors.  Introducing the Core i7-8700k, i7-8700, i5-8600k, i5-8400, i3-8350k, i3-8100 processors and their specifications for your buying considerations.

Case of the Missing Vega
20 Sep

Custom RX Vega: Where Are You?

With AMD's RX Vega offically being available over a month now, where are all the AIB partner custom cards?  We take a quick look at the current state and our best guess for delivery of custom cards.

Raja Koduri Takes Sabbatical
13 Sep

AMD's Raja Koduri Takes Sabbatical Until December

The beloved leader Raja Koduri of AMD's Radeon Technology Group, takes a sabbatical until December for family releated reasons.

Cryorig H5 Universal: Review
06 Sep

Cryorig H5 Universal: Review

We took one of the latest budget friendly Cryorig H5 Universal cooler and put it to the test.  Paired with our Intel i7-6700k at an overclock of 4.6GHz, how well can this single fan cooler keep up?

AMD Threadripper
30 Aug

AMD HEDT Chip: Threadripper makes a huge splash!

This huge little chip, made a big splash!  AMD's Threadripper is officially here and we wanted to make sure you knew what that really means  Find out how many cores and features this HEDT/Workstation CPU has to offer.

29 Aug

Cryorig H5 Universal: Unboxing

It's got style, but can it cool?  The new Cryorig H5 Universal fits most Intel and AMD CPU sockets made in the past 11 years and provides a unique style with excellent build quality.  We will test this against our i7-6700k overclocked to see how well it actually cools!

be quiet! DARK ROCK PRO 3: Review
24 Aug

be quiet! DARK ROCK PRO 3: Review

We pumped up the voltage and dialed our frequencies up on our AMD FX-9590 just to see how this CPU cooler really performs. Will be quiet!'s DARK ROCK PRO 3 live up to its name?

Intel 8th Generation CPU Architecture
24 Aug

Intel Launches 8th Generation Mobile CPUs

Intel has officially launched the 8th generation of mobile processors.  We have provided the models and specs you can expect on launch in September of 2017.  This includes the i7-8650U, i7-8550U, i5-8350U and i5-8250U processors at a rated 15W.

be quiet! DARK ROCK PRO 3: Unboxing
03 Aug

be quiet! DARK ROCK PRO 3: Unboxing

We wanted to put this cooler to the worst test we can think of.... An AMD Fx-9590 overclocked to 5.1GHz which puts it beyond the original 220w TDP expected from this power hungry monster.  Let's test the grit and metal of this cooler and see if be quiet! can stand the test.

Nvidia eGPU
03 Aug

Nvidia External GPUs: Bringing More Creative Power to Millions

At Siggraph, Nvidia announced a new eGPU (External GPU) case that enables creative artists and designers use of a full sized GPU (Quadro® or TITAN Xp).  They cleam that 25 million artists and content creators exist and can now leverage their powerful full sized GPUs to enhace their creation efforts.