Noctua NH-L9x65 CPU Cooler Review: A New Low-Profile King

Noctua NH-L9x65

Certain limitations are obvious for vertically-challenged heatsinks such as limited thermal management capability but their small size allows for a more flexible compatibility when it comes to fitting in tight spaces. This is why the stock Intel CPU cooler is the default go-to cooler in a DIY SFF/HTPC with its 45mm height. Unfortunately, it is generally louder and not particularly ...

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PowerColor R9 285 2GB Turbo Duo Review: It Takes Two to Tonga

PowerColor R9 285 TurboDuo

The battle for video card supremacy is an ongoing conflict that rages all year. Prices change constantly, affected by several factors including even non-gaming related activities (such as crypto-currency mining). Performance updates are constant as well, not just in terms of seasonal hardware changes but driver efficiencies for the same video card provides framerate increase and additional features once in ...

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FinalWire Updates AIDA64 to version 5.20


Perhaps the best all-in-one PC monitoring and benchmarking utility there currently is, FinalWire’s AIDA64 has been updated to version 5.20. If you have been reading our heatsink and motherboard reviews, this program will be familar. New improvements in version 5.2 include support for Intel’s Skylake, Broadwell-H, Braswell and Cherry Trail CPUs as well as preliminary support for AMD “Nolan” APUs. ...

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Be a PowerColor VIP and Win Prizes


When you are a VIP good things just seem to happen to you. You get the best seats, drinks, food and get to know all the right people. PowerColor has just opened up their own VIP Club and you get access to stuff that others wish they could. The special people of the PowerColor VIP Club are getting access to ...

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BIOSTAR Reveals Hi-Fi B85Z5 Motherboard


BIOSTAR adds another mainboard to their Hi-Fi stable, this time using an Intel B85 chipset. The BIOSTAR Hi-Fi B85Z5 is an affordable 4th Gen Intel Core motherboard at only $89, sporting a Realtek 8111GR Gigabit Ethernet controller as a Realtek ALC892 HD audio codec. The audio subsystem is isolated with dual amps for the output. For more information, check out ...

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Tesoro Announces the Lobera Spectrum Per-Key RGB Backlit Mechanical Keyboard in North America


From reading the feature and specifications sheet, Tesoro’s Lobera Spectrum mechanical keyboard seems to be designed more for a party than business with customizable RGB per-key illumination and nine different LED modes with five levels of brightness that can dance to the beats of your favorite tunes under a special “audio mode”. This fancy gaming keyboard finally hits North American ...

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There is a new boss in town called TITAN X

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Today NVIDIA unleashed the newest graphic card in the TITAN series, the TITAN X. TITAN X is the ultimate gaming GPU, designed to tackle the latest games with ease, be that at 1920×1080, 2560×1440, or 3840×2160. Twice as fast and twice as energy efficient as previous-generation TITANs, and with double the memory, TITAN X lets you game at any resolution ...

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