Introduction Even though DDR4 kits are nothing new, with kits having been in use for over a year, progress in the memory industry does not stop with a technology like as DDR4 when dealing with Intel X99 and Z170-series chips. No, the wheel keeps on turning as companies like Patriot …Read More »
GIGABYTE X99 SLI Review, Excellence On A Budget!
GIGABYTE X99 SLI Review, Excellence On A Budget! GIGABYTE has released an entire pack of motherboards based on the Intel X99 chipset: Champion, Gaming, and Super Overclock. And now GIGABYTE has released the X99-SLI board. From the first glance, the board looks to be chock full of enthusiast-level hardware, with …Read More »
Asus TUF Sabertooth X99, Military Tough
The Asus Sabertooth line are built for toughness, reliability and thermal protection. Asus uses a battery of Military grade certification tests to ensure that their Sabertooth lineup will stand up to the toughest environments. Cased in steel from the bottom and resilient plastic shielding from the top the Asus Sabertooth …Read More »
GIGABYTE Hosts X99 CHAMPION CHALLENGE on HWBOT.org
It is time to show off your overclocking skills. Gigabyte is hosting an overclocking challenge this May on HWBOT.org. The contest is open to anyone who has a Gigabyte X99 motherboard. Cash prizes would be given out to the top three overclockers where you would win $1500, $800, or $500, …Read More »
ASRock Fatal1ty X99X Killer, The Thriller With The Killer
We aren’t strangers when it comes to ASRock products. For many years ASRock has represented high quality lower cost computer products that refuse to skimp on quality or performance. In our experience with ASRock you pick up one of their higher end boards and get looking at all the features …Read More »
ASUS X99-E WS Motherboard – Workstation Durability and Compatibility
Introduction – ASUS X99-E WS ASUS has many models of X99 shipping and one particular model that always interests me is the WS series of boards as they are tested to be enterprise class and then some with max capacity and normally extended connectivity along with component MTBF ratings that …Read More »
ASUS RAMPAGE V Extreme – The Extreme Enthusiasts X99 Board From ASUS Is Here!
Introduction – ASUS RAMPAGE V EXTREME X99 has been around a bit now and the next board to hit our bench is what we have here today and it is no joke as it is the Rampage V Extreme or what many hold as the benchmark for every other board in …Read More »
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666MHZ 16GB Quad Channel Memory Kit
Introduction Corsair has been a long known player in the memory game and even after branching out into many other products they still deliver some great memory products very consistently Now that we have come upon DDR4 Corsair was the first to get us some hands on time with DIMMS …Read More »
EVGA X99 Classified – EVGA’s Top Dog in The Enthusiasts Arena
Introduction – EVGA X99 Classified EVGA is one of those brands we have all seen come up and become a very strong force in the graphics card market and even motherboards. Their history is a bit of a roller coaster ride starting with NF series Nvidia chipset boards which no …Read More »
MSI X99S Xpower AC – Taking Haswell E performance to the next level!
Introduction – MSI X99S XPOWER AC MSI has made motherboards and Graphics offerings for some time now and has recently extended its reach into the Notebook and all kinds of other accessory devices. Today we get the awesome opportunity to follow up the powerful and feature packed X99S Gaming 9 with …Read More »
MSI X99S Gaming 9 – MSI brings gaming to a new level!
Introduction – MSI X99 Gaming 9 AC Hot on the heels of the ASUS board our second X99 to arrive is what we see today and its MSIs flagship gaming model the X99S Gaming 9 which is the top of the gaming board spectrum. We have seen gaming boards from …Read More »
ASUS X99 Deluxe – A new look and features for ASUS X99!
Introduction – ASUS X99 Deluxe When X99 started to become a reality we noticed that every manufacturer was running very late on boards and before you know it ASUS delivered with a board. This does not exactly surprise me since ASUS has a huge engineering and R&D team so getting …Read More »
Core i7 5960X Haswell-E is here for the extreme enthusiasts
The long-awaited update to the enthusiasts platform is here, meet the Core i7 5960X To say X79 is getting long in the tooth would be putting it extremely mildly. X79 has been around a very long time and all the while the 8 and 9 series mainstream chipsets have come along …Read More »