New Alienware Area-51 Looks Groovy
Oh and it has an 8-core Haswell-E on-board as well. Check out the new Alienware Area-51 design. Since their last model in 2009 they have rebuilt everything from ground up with brand new phenomenal design features.Read more
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 Memory reaches 4004 MHz
G.SKILL International Co. Ltd., the leading high performance memory designer and manufacturer, is proud to announce breaking the DDR4 memory speed record at 4004 MHz extreme frequency.Read more
Review: Intel Core i7 5960X - 8 Cores of Pleasure
G'day Sir and milady! In this article we review, test and benchmark the all new Core i7 5960X (Haswell-E) 8 core processor and smack it on one of the long awaited X99 motherboards. Intel's most high-end processor SKUs just got updated with three new models, the top dog being the enthusiast class eight-core processor series aimed at enthusiasts and pro-consumers.
We look at 5930K and 5820K processor performance as well. Read the review here.
Steam's Weekly Top Sellers September 1st 2014
Here are the ten top selling titles on Steam for the week as reported by Valve:
1. The Walking Dead: Season Two
2. Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition
3. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
5. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
6. Sid Meier's Civilization V: The Complete Edition
7. Sid Meier's Civilization V Beyond Earth
8. The Crew
9. Metro Redux
10. Age of Mythology: Extended Edition
Alone in the Dark: Illumination Teaser Trailer
Atari announced that it's bringing back its classic horror game series Alone in the Dark. Alone in the Dark: Illumination, a re-imagining of the 1992 original and one of the first survival horror games ever, will feature 'the power of illumination' and a cooperative multiplayer mode. Players will be able to choose different hero characters with different abilities and weapons: Hunter, Witch, Engineer, and Priest. Together, they must fight monstrous enemies to rid an abandoned town of a mysterious curse called the Darkness.Read more
Creative Sound Blaster E5 USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier
Creative Technology Ltd today launched the Sound Blaster E5 - Flagship of the "Sound Blaster E-Series", and a new audio solution for USB DAC and headphone amplifier. Boasting audiophile-grade specifications and components, the Sound Blaster E5 is designed to deliver bit-perfect audio, allowing mobile users to experience audio as the artists intended.Read more
Corsair and ASUS Create Dominator Platinum DDR4 memory kits up-to 3300 MHz
Corsair and ASUS announced the availability of the Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 memory kits in 3300 MHz, 3200 MHz and 3000 MHz speeds - the world's fastest production memory kits. Corsair developed the new high-speed DDR4 memory in close collaboration with ASUS, tuning and validating the memory timings to take advantage of the optimized DRAM layout and UEFI firmware of ASUS's new X99 motherboards.Read more
Kingston teases HyperX Predator DDR4 memory
HyperX announced it will demo next-generation HyperX Predator DDR4 Memory. HyperX Predator DDR4 kits will ship in September. HyperX Predator DDR4 memory is specifically designed for the next generation Intel X99 chipset and the Haswell-E processor. The combination of high frequency, low voltage and aggressive CAS latencies in the HyperX DDR4 memory kits provide users with one of the fastest solutions on the market. HyperX Predator DDR4 memory will be available in 16GB kits of four starting at 1.2V, and frequencies from 2133MHz to 3000MHz.Read more
Download AMD Catalyst 14.8 WHQL Driver
Download AMD Catalyst 14.8 WHQL (14.201.1008 August 12) driver. This driver is WHQL signed and works with Windows 7 and 8.1. Compatible Operating Systems The AMD Catalyst™ Software for AMD Desktop APUs is designed to support the following platforms: Microsoft Windows: Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version) Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher). We have a discussion thread open on this driver right here.
Review: MSI X99S Gaming 9 AC
This MSI X99S Gaming 9 AC will come with nice PC options like 8-pin EPS connectors, a 7+2-phase VRM design for the processor and memory, five PCI-Express x16 slots . There is an extra EMI shield that covers the rear-panel I/O on-board, and audio is shielded as well. The board comes with a Killer E2205 gigabit NIC and 802.11 AC WLAN. Storage wise you will get ten SATA 6 Gb/s and of course an M.2 slot (PXie x4 linked this HEAPS of bandwidth).
Read the article right here.
Review: ASUS X99 Deluxe
Cool looks with new white covers, features like 3x3 802.11 a/b/g/n/AC WIFI, M2 SSDs and SATA Express will bring some very interesting features onto the market. ASUS markets this motherboard with 5-Way Optimization as it combines TPU, EPU, DIGI+ Power Control, Fan App functions to push the system Xpert 3 and Turbo Apps. ASUS has outdone itself.
Read the full review here.
Review: ASUS X99 Rampage 5 Extreme
In this review we check out the ASUS Rampage V Extreme motherboard, armed with the X99 chipset and with that luxurious OC panel this motherboard is amongst the most high-end X99 motherboards available on the globe. It's big, fast, ROG themed and has luxurious features and overclocking written all over it.
Read the full review right here.
Review: Gigabyte X99 SOC Force
Join us as we review the Gigabyte X99 SOC Force, will the force be strong with this one ? We certainly can tell you that is is one of the most impressive X99 motherboards we have had our hands on.
Read the review right here.
Core i7 Haswell-E 5960X - 5930K and 5820K and X99 reviews
Core i7 Haswell-E 5960X - 5930K and 5820K and X99 reviews
Hello there my man, Guru3D.com has a five-fold of articles online covering the new 6 and 8 core processors, the Core i7 5960X - 5930K and 5820K. Then we have X99 motherboard reviews online from ASUS, MSI and Gigabyte:
- Core i7 5960X - 5930K and 5820K processor review
- MSI X99S Gaming 9 AC Motherboard Review
- ASUS X99 Deluxe Motherboard Review
- ASUS X99 Rampage V Extreme Review
- Gigabyte X99 SOC Force Motherboard Review
Enjoy the weekend !
Review: Corsair Graphite Graphite 380T
Join us as we review the all new Graphite 380T Mini-ITX PC case from Corsair. Spectacular looking product albeit on a very small form factor, the Graphite Series has been updated with model 380T we review the yellow mini tower case. Albeit being mini, the 380T houses up to four 3.5in/2.5in drives and a full-length graphics card with ease.
Check out the full review right here.
Nvidia might skip 800 Desktop naming - GeForce GTX 970 and GTX 990
I can't confirm or deny this myself, but there are indications from the graphics card channel at the moment that Nvidia is not naming the upcoming Maxwell GeForce graphics card series in the high-end space a GeForce GTX 870 and 880.Read more
AMD Shows details new Athlon X2 and X4 processors
AMD has shared the specifications of three new Athlon X2 and X4 processors. Two quad and one dual-core are being presented, these are based on Kaveri architecture, but interestingly enough do not have an integrated GPU (or at least not enabled).Read more
Teaser: So like ... be sure to check back in at 18:00 CET
We noticed a couple of sites already posting these. But fact is the Intel embargo is lifted at 6 PM CET. So if you are in for some fun & cool enthusiast stuff with Haswell-E, check back in later today at 6 PM CET / 9 AM PST Friday. Depending on your location is is a great breakfast / lunch or dinner read ;)