We talked about it last week and now it looks like the rumors were true. Intel will indeed block CPU overclocking on Non-K Skylake processors. Intel has pushed a CPU microcode update to its motherboard partners which “plugs a loophole” which allowed for overclocking of Non-K Skylake processors.
A $1700 AMD graphics board has been spotted in the Zauba shipping database. This could possibly be the company’s next flagship graphics card. Polaris is of course the name given to AMD’s next generation family of 14nm FinFET based graphics chips. These chips are scheduled to be launched by mid 2016.
ASUS today announced RP-AC68U, its top-of-the-range 802.11ac (AC1900) dual-band Wi-Fi repeater. The compact and stylish RP-AC68U features four internal high-performance antennas (3 transmit, 4 receive) and allows users to easily extend coverage of an existing 802.11ac Wi-Fi network with ultra-fast speeds of up to 1900 Mbps. RP-AC68U is equipped with a USB 3.0 port for connecting storage devices.
Alphacool expands the extensive range of products in the area radiators to a completely new line: the X-Flow. Thus Alphacool completes its product range with a high-flow series with special characteristics without loosing the known and popular virtues of previous NexXxoS series. On the contrary, you build continuously on top of the positive things and offer the customer additional possibilities to create his own water-cooling circle.
Phanteks today introduces two variants of the Eclipse Series, the P400 and P400S (Silent Edition). The Eclipse P400 and P400S will be available in three colors: Satin Black, Anthracite Grey and Glacier White. The Eclipse Series P400 and P400s are compact midtowers that are easy for beginning PC builders that wants to create a clean and beautiful build.
ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the Horus GK2000 mechanical gaming keyboard. It has a built-in 32-bit micro-programmed control unit (MCU) and 4 MB of onboard memory, plus an intuitive ROG user interface that allows users to customize macro and function keys for complex multi-key commands with just a single keystroke.
Apacer is pleased to announce its groundbreaking achievement in DDR history, BLADE FIRE DDR4 with heartbeat LED, perfectly for gaming, overclocking, and M.O.D enthusiasts. It is astonishing to see speed at 3200 MHz with LED pulsing at 44 beats per minute yet it is still consuming low voltage at 1.35V. It is compatible with Intel Z170 platforms, providing unprecedented performance and energy-saving efficiency. Backed by the world’s best technology in industrial memory module and storage, BLADE FIRE DDR4 makes users on fire in the gaming/ overclocking star-war.
Introduction of Alchemy sleeved cables allowed many end users customized their computers. Now, BitFenix is ready to help ease modding with Alchemy 2.0 Sleeved Cable Kit. With input from some of the world’s most prolific case modders, BitFenix Alchemy Modular Multisleeved Cables offer a premium ultra-dense weave and a unique multisleeved construction for an unparalleled look.
Some people want the future now and one such person is Google software engineer Max Braun. He was looking for a smart mirror for his bathroom and when he could not find one that satisfied his needs he decided to build his own and I have to say it looks amazing! Like something out of the movies!
Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd announces the PC-M25 chassis. This small form factor (SFF) chassis offers ample storage options and a hot-swap HDD cage for advanced storage applications. The PC-M25 includes a hot-swap HDD rack where users can conveniently install and remove up to five 3.5″ drives with rubber suspension and without needing tools. The bottom HDD tray can mount an additional three 2.5″ or two 3.5″ drives. This makes a total of as many as seven 3.5″ hard drives for advanced RAID storage applications.
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