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MSI GTX 1660 Ti Gaming X – Turing Without The RTX.

MSI Brings The New GTX 1660 Ti to Life With Some Gaming X Style MSI has put into our hands today the new Turing powered GTX 1660 Ti Gaming X. Now, wait a minute, I thought the new cards were RTX? Well, that is true but this is the first …

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Intel X599 and Z399 Rumored to Split New HEDT Lineup.

Today the tech chatter has been ablaze with more rumors/leaks about the upcoming refresh of the X299 or HEDT platform from Intel. Ever since Computex with the questionable demo of the “28 core” HEDT chip which created a huge controversy things sort of fell silent… Well, today things are heating …

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AMD Threadripper Specs On 1950x & 1920x

AMD Threadripper Specs on 1950x & 1920x AMD has released details about their soon to be released Threadripper and Threadripper looks good on paper. With up to 16 cores and 32 threads and Quad channel DDR4. Intel has accused AMD of gluing together dies in AMD’s EPYC design which to …

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PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 580 8GB GDDR5 Review

PowerColor is an AIB vendor with a long history of producing AMD videocards, and today we are taking a look at one of their RX 580 offerings. The PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 580 8GB GDDR5 is a factory-overclocked RX 580 featuring, you guessed it, 8GB of GDDR5. While there …

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper and Ryzen 3 Product Updates

Out of the blue this morning, AMD published a video on YouTube that provides some details about the upcoming AMD Ryzen Threadripper and Ryzen 3 product lines. Ryzen Threadripper 1950X As we have known for a while the 1950X will be composed of 16 cores and 32 threads. What we …

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ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Hero Motherboard Review

INTRODUCTION AMD’s Ryzen platform was one of the most highly anticipated launches in recent years, with everyone from industry insiders and media, to overclocking champions and gamers just waiting to see how these new multi-core processors performed. And while there have been some ups and downs along the way, many …

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XFX RX 460 4GB Heatsink Edition Review

INTRODUCTION While we here at Bjorn3D typically focus on the top-end, enthusiast-level hardware, we frequently come across a piece of hardware that is a bit more tame. Take for example the XFX RX 460 4GB Heatsink Edition graphics card. Built with 1080p gaming in mind, the RX 460 provides beginner …

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AMD RYZEN 5 1500X

AMD RYZEN 5 The new AMD RYZEN chip is AMD first CPU series going back what is ages in the industry that is able to go toe to toe with what Intel has fielded. Up until now, AMD focused more on the budget minded consumers, However that has all changed …

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AMD RYZEN 7 Trifecta

The new AMD RYZEN chip is AMD’s first CPU going back what is ages in the industry that is able to go toe to toe with what Intel has fielded. Up until now, AMD focused more on the budget minded consumers, however that has all changed with RYZEN! The RYZEN …

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AMD 7th Gen APUs for Mobile: Stoney Ridge and Bristol Ridge

Looks like we still need to wait a little bit until AMD is ready unveil the next generation high-performance CPU codename Zen. It’s a been a long wait but AMD is still not ready to give us much information at the Computex 2016. Instead, AMD has unveiled the next generation …

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XFX 4GB R7 370

XFX 4GB R7 370 When it comes to computers and building our own personal computers one of the questions we need to ask ourselves what exactly are we going to be using this computer for? Now most of the time when we ask ourselves this question we answer ourselves with …

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QNAP TVS-x63 (TVS-463-8GB): AMD Powered NAS

Introduction Generally speaking two bay or four bay NAS devices are dominated by ARM SoC while higher capacity unit for SOHO or enterprise devices are using x86 Intel Atom or Core processor. Atom was originally designed for Netbooks with its low power usage. However, the first Atom processor is just not …

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Gigabyte and ASUS FM2+ Supports Gadavari (A10-7870K)

MSI announced the support for the Godavari (along with a few new motherboards) before AMD has officially announced the APU. Now, it is Gigabyte and ASUS’s turn as both companies have announced their FM2+ boards will support the AMD A10-7870K APU. As always, BIOS update maybe needed for the full …

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AMD Launched A10-7870K at $137 Retail Price

AMD added a new APU, the A10-7870K, to its line up. The latest addition is still based on the “Kaveri” architecture that AMD has released lat year with the A10-7850K. The A10-7870K is still a 12 compute core device with four “Steamroller” CPU cores and eight GPU cores with 512 GCN design. …

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AMD Stacked HBM Promises Lower Power and Higher Bandwidth

We all know that AMD will release their next generation GPU soon. While the company has not yet disclosed the full details of their upcoming GPUs, it has announced that the upcoming GPU will feature a new memory chip type called High Bandwidth Memory or HBM. AMD made this announcement during their 2015 …

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AMD 2015 Product Lineup: Carizzo APU and new GPU with HBM

At the 2015 financial analyst day, AMD has released some detail about the company’s plan for 2015. This year is not going to be the most exciting year for AMD as the products that will be launching are mostly incremental upgrades. On the desktop side, we are still looking at …

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MSI Released 8 AMD FM2+/FM Motherboards

MSI has launched not one but a whopping 8 new motherboards for the AMD FM2+/FM2 socket. The boards are available in a wide range of form factors such as ATX, micro-ATX, and mini-ITX. They are compatible with the FM2 processors (Kaveri, Richland, Trinity 6000 and 5000 series). In addition, they …

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Gigabyte X99-UD4P

Introduction When it comes time for us to upgrade our computer, one of the first things we need to ask ourselves is what are we going to be using our computer for? Am I going to be playing games, uploading videos to my favorite video-sharing website, using it as an …

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CyberpowerPC SYBER GAMING VAPOR A

Introduction PC Gaming may be strong and growing but so are consoles and that is due to the simplicity of plug and play. A console you plug it in, maybe wait for a few updates and you are off to the races. PCs require installing of games, updates navigating windows and …

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AMD Releases New CodeXL Tool Suite (v1.6) and APP SKD 3.0 Beta

AMD released the CodeXL version 1.6 and the beta version of AMD APP SDK 3.0 for the software developers. The latest edition brings some significant updates where it brings new tools to take advantage of the AMD’s CPUs, GPUs, and APUs. More specifically, the update allows the software developers to …

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AMD Announces Carrizo APU and Carrizo-L SoC

AMD announced Carrizo APU, the successor to the Kaveri APU. The Carrizo integrates the new x86 Excavator CPU core with the next generation AMD Radeon graphics. In addition, AMD also announced the Carrizo-L, an SoC that uses “Puma+” (upgraded Beema) CPU core with AMD R-series GCN based GPU and a …

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Return of the Athlon: AMD Brings Kabini to the desktop

Introduction The Athlon brand holds a very special place in the tech industry, as it was the first processor to reach 1 GHz. Back in its days, the Athlon CPUs give the Intel Pentium processors some serious competitions. AMD has kept the Athlon brand for almost a decade where it has gone through …

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Gigabyte F2A88XN-WIFI: Mini-ITX Board for Kaveri (FM2+)

Gigabyte’s F2A85XN-WIFI was one of the best mini-ITX board for the FM2 socket. With the release of the Kaveri (FM2+) APU, Gigabyte has updated their mini-ITX board with the latest A88X chipset. With the F2A88XN-WIFI, Gigabyte essentially retained the same overall design and the layout as the older board except …

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