EK Water Blocks is commemorating this special 10th anniversary by announcing a Limited Edition of its flagship CPU water block, the EK-Supremacy EVO 10th Anniversary. Known for its award-winning design and unmatched thermal performance on the market, the EK-Supremacy line of CPU water blocks remains a top choice for enthusiasts and gamers everywhere.
It looks like a “Game Mode” will be coming to the Windows 10 operating system. In an upcoming build of the OS (14997) a feature ominously named “gamemode.dll” has been discovered. This is started speculation of what it might be. Many people think that it could be a special runlevel that is optimized for PC gaming. It is more than likely that when you are in Game Mode the operating system prioritizes CPU, Memory, and GPU allocation to games being run.
At CES 2017, Samsung Electronics plans to demonstrate how it has stepped up its game in the entertainment monitor space with the unveiling of its new CH711 Quantum Dot Curved monitor. Additionally, Samsung will also showcase its recently launched CFG70 and CF791 Quantum Dot displays at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth #15006, Central Hall.
Lenovo today released details on their 2017 ThinkPad lineup. All of the new models have the expected updates like being equipped with Intel’s latest generation Kaby Lake processors and larger screen resolutions, but one new feature sort of stuck out. These laptops could be the first to feature consumer-level adaptations of Intel’s Optane technology.
It is expected that AMD Ryzen, the high performance processor based on AMD’s “Zen” micro-architecture, will increase AMD’s overall market-share of the desktop CPU market in Q2-2017. This is according to sources from motherboard manufacturers, in a report by DigiTimes. In the report it says that motherboard manufacturers are “optimistic about [Ryzen’s] high price/performance ratio,” which is prompting them to ramp up orders of motherboards for the new platform.
The rumor mill has been talking about something, that if true would be a pretty big deal in the CPU industry. According to Bitsandchips.it, Intel has started work on a brand new x86 architecture that will succeed the current “Core” generation, which has been in place since Sandy Bridge. If this turns out to be true it will be a pretty big move and one that has been long overdue. It is apparently supposed to happen to in the 2019-2020 time frame. This new architecture will be more of a lean and mean approach, which we will explain below.
Gigabyte has finally made their BRIX Gaming GT series compact desktop series official. These units measure 276 mm x 384 mm x 128 mm (DxHxW) and are ready to handle 1440p and even 4K gaming! Gigabyte is also marketing these desktops as the perfect device for VR gaming in the living room.
Even though we are still a little over a week from the official release of the Intel Core i7-7700K “Kaby Lake” processor many people have got their hands on them. Once such person has been professional overclocker Allen “Splave” Golibersuch. He was able to break the 7 GHz barrier with the chip! Now this was however with HyperThreading and two of the four cores disabled.
If you are using two monitors you know that with their stands they take up a lot of room on your desk and are not that easy to adjust. You’ve probably looked at different monitor stands and mounts, but there are so many out there. Today for review we have a dual monitor mount from Rosewill. The RMS-16003 supports up to two 27-inch monitors, allows you to tilt, swivel, and rotate your screens, and even has two USB 3.0 ports built in. Let’s see if they is the perfect accessory for your dual monitor setup!
Bykski introduced its FOUR series CPU water blocks named FR-CU-RA, the FOUR series products were positioning at higher level in BYKSKI’s product lines, and usually designed for the high end products. FR-CU-RA was supported for modern Intel CPUs, such as LGA2011 , LGA115x, but unfortunately it was not supported for AMD series CPUs.