NVIDIA today announces the GeForce GTX 950 graphics card, which is the companies latest entry-level graphics card that is targeted at sub-$500 gaming PC builds. The card is designed to offer good gaming at 1600 x 900 and 1920 x 1080 (moderate-high details) resolutions. The GTX 950 will officially succeed the GTX 750 Ti and will be priced at $159.99.
A new word overclocking record has been set by professional overclocker Chi-Kui Lam for the Intel Core i7-6700K Skylake processor. He came extremely close to the 7.0 GHz mark with a maximum stable figure of 6998.88 MHz. This feat was of course achieved by using liquid nitrogen.
G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory solid state storage, power supplies, and gaming peripherals, demos two ultra-fast DDR4 memory kits at DDR4 4266MHz 8GB (2x4GB) and DDR4 4133MHz 8GB (2x4GB) extreme speed at the Intel IDF 2015 event this week.
Intel’s flagship Skylake processors (Core i7-6700K & Core i5-6600K) processors were launched earlier this month at Gamescom. When they were released Intel actually did not show us or anyone the actual die layout of the chip. Now that IDF is happening Intel has released these documents giving us more information about the “Slyake-D” silicon. On main difference between this and “Haswell-D” is that it is much smaller.
Lian Li has just released the PC-Q17, which is a mini-ITX tower-type case. What is interesting about it is that it ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) co-branded. It was specifically designed to go well with ASUS’s ROG Maximus Impact line of mini-ITX motherboards. There is a large light-up ROG logo on the PSU / drive cage.
Cooler Master is excited to announce the availability of the MasterCase 5 and MasterCase Pro 5, the world’s first mid-sized modular towers with exterior expandability, made possible with accessories purchased separately. Debuting at Computex 2015, the MasterCase ushers in a new era of products with FreeForm Modular System that offers unparalleled control over form and function.
WD, a Western Digital company and a world leader in hard drives, today announced the expansion of its award-winning WD Black line of performance hard drives up to 6 TB capacity. Shipping now, the 3.5-inch, 7200 RPM drive is the perfect solution for gamers and professionals in need of high-performance desktop systems and workstations.
Arctic announces the Accelero Hybrid III-140 graphics card cooling solution. The highly efficient Accelero Hybrid III-140 is the all-in-one package for real performance junkies. It combines Water Cooling Solution for the GPU with a 140 mm radiator and a special VRM and RAM cooling for outstanding power.
Intel’s latest Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K processors do not come bundled with a cooler. This is very typical as they are enthusiasts parts and most enthusiast will opt to use a third-party cooling solution for better performance. Not that long ago Akiba PC Hotline published details and photos of Intel’s stock cooler designed for the LGA1151 socket. The Intel Thermal Solution TS15A is quite large and more than twice the size of the LGA1150 retail cooler.
According to a report from Hermitage Akihabara the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 will launch on August 20th, that is this Thursday! The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 will be NVIDIA’s entry-level discrete graphics card effectively replacing the GeForce GTX 750 Ti. In related news the official specifications of the card have been confirmed as well.
Aug 28, 2015 0