Arctic has launched a new series of VGA coolers that feature a patented backside heatsink. The passive heatsink on the back is designed to cool memory and power delivery components of your video card for longer lifespan and more stable overclocking.
It looks like Fractal Design has decided to make their own dual-compartment cases like the ones we have seen from Corsair and Lian Li. The Node 804 is a Micro-ATX case that has a compartment for your motherboard, video card and two hard drives and another compartment for your power supply, slim optical drive and more storage.
Back in January Lian Li has unveiled their DK01 Desk Chassis. Since then they have made many improvements and optimizations. Following feedback from CeBIT, Lian Li will be releasing the finalized version soon.
ASUS’s mainstream line of Z87 motherboards can be quite overwhelming as there are a number of different boards in the lineup. While ASUS has motherboard lines for specific segments like gamers and overclockers the mainstream line are boards that are made for pretty much everyone. Today we are talking a look at a pretty interesting motherboard in the mainstream line, the Z87-Expert. It has two very unique features, the first is the addition of 802.11n WiFi and the other is Intel Thunderbolt. If you happen to need these two features on a motherboard this could be the perfect one for you. Other features of this board include, ASUS’s DIGI+ Power Control, 8 SATA 6GB/s ports, USB 3.0 support, and ASUS’s Ai Suite III software. Let’s take a look…
Samsung today announced that it is mass producing the most advanced DDR3 memory, based on a new 20 nanometer process technology, for use in a wide range of computing applications. Samsung has pushed the envelope of DRAM scaling, while utilizing currently available immersion ArF lithography, in its roll-out of the industry’s most advanced 20-nanometer (nm) 4-gigabit (Gb) DDR3 DRAM.
Last month we featured a post on some of the most insane Crypto-Currency Mining Rigs out there. While these are extremely impressive not everyone has the money, time or even space to build such setups. After seeing some really bad mining setups we wanted to show you the opposite end of the spectrum so we present to you some of the most ghetto Crypto-Currency Mining Rigs out there!
GALAXY has unveiled their GeForce GTX 780 Ti Hall of Fame Edition which features a very unique white PCB with an impressive power design that will take overclocking to the next level. This card is so powerful it set a 3DMark world record in FireStrike Extreme with some insane clock speeds using LN2 cooling.
Intel will be launching their Haswell refresh in about a month. The refresh will be compatible with the next generation 9-Series chipset compatible H97 and Z97 motherboards. HardwareLuxx got a first look at MSI’s upcoming Z97 motherboard prototypes at an NDA briefing.
ASUS has published over a dozen images of their upcoming Republic of Gamers MATRIX R9 290X and MATRIX GTX 780 Ti graphics cards. Both of these cards make use of a custom PCB and custom cooler.