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EVGA X99 FTW K Motherboard Review


Most of EVGA’s products are no frill, hell on wheels,  performance yielding beasts. What I mean by that, is rarely do you see EVGA products with extra “features”. EVGA tends to spend more time developing how to get more performance out of their products. At …

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HWBOT and CyberMedia Announce World Tour 2016 Partners at COMPUTEX


The sponsors for HWBOT and CyberMedia’s Overclocking event at Computex have now been named, providing equipment for the event and will be showcasing some of the latest technology from their lineup as well. Intel of course is present for their latest Broadwell-E CPU launch which …

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Intel Expert Mode: Rig Wars Ep. 1 the Quick-Build Battle


Intel Expert Mode: Rig Wars is a battle royal of three case modders going all out to see who is the overall best at the challenges given. This new competition series from Intel where three elite PC modders slug it out across five challenges testing …

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MSI Greets Broadwell-E CPU with new X99A Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard


MSI has equipped their latest X99A Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard with not only front-panel USB 3.1 type-C and U.2 connectivity, they have also decked it out in RGB LED, in celebration of the upcoming Broadwell-E CPU launch. MSI’s Mystic Launch LED also can be controlled …

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Synology DiskStation DS216+ NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS216+

The Synology DiskStation DS216+ is the newest member of Synology’s plus series. It also happens to be the cheapest of the series as well. The plus series of NAS typically features advanced multimedia and encryption features and their mid-series as the plus series sits between …

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ASRock X99 Motherboards Now Broadwell-E Ready

ASRock Broadwell-E

Intel’s Broadwell-E HEDT CPU is definitely arriving soon and not just the stuff of rumours as evident with the another motherboard manufacturer announcing BIOS updates that will enable compatibility with current X99 motherboards. First MSI announced two weeks ago that updates are now available to …

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i7-6950X Broadwell-E CPU Spotted on Intel’s Website

Intel i7 6950X

Intel’s flagship Core i7-6950X HEDT CPU has been found listed under the downoad page for the latest Intel Management Engine, prompting people online to speculate its impending release. The long awaited successor to the Intel Core i7-5960X based on Haswell will make use of the …

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QNAP TS-251+ Network Attached Storage Review


Much like in a business environment but on a smaller scale, we as home users, have an insatiable appetite for data. Our internet connection bandwidth has increased to the point where some can get speeds of 1 gigabit per second. Application sizes have increased. Some …

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Biostar Z170Z5 Hi-Fi Supports DDR3 and DDR4 Memory


The latest addition to Biostar’s Hi-Fi motherboard family is the Z170Z5, an ATX motherboard that curiously supports both DDR3L and DDR4 memory modules on its four DIMM slots. The black modules support DDR3 modules while the brown DIMM slot pair supports DDR4. The Z170Z5 has …

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Gigabyte GTX 950 Xtreme Graphics Card Review


Just a little while ago the world was introduced to the new budget Maxwell GPU from Nvidia. The budget segment is considered by many to be in the range of sub – $200.00 for a GPU. The GTX 950 is aimed at the budget market. …

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