October 1, 2014
As far as performance is concerned, typing or gaming on the Tizona is solid, and with keyswitches that are rated for 50 million keystrokes, you’ll be gaming on this keyboard for a long time before they wear out.
On the other hand, for those who have reached the upper limits of what a dual-channel/quad-core platform can deliver, upgrading to the Core i7-5960X makes a lot of sense.
The LEET Reference is ideal for gamers looking to take more advantage of the big screen and comfy couch in the entertainment area. It’s also a good fit for HTPC users with discriminating tastes, thanks to the refined appearance and media center functional
In mid-August, ECS ELITEGROUP invited us to its LIVE, LIVA, LEAD, L337 press event to get a closer look at a handful of its current products and a sneak preview at what’s in the pipeline.
If you’re looking for a headset that can do double duty for a game console or PC, out of the box, then the GX Gaming Mordax should be at the top of your list.
The EK-Supremacy EVO looks good and performs better. When you’re ready to climb the evolutionary ladder, this waterblock is a great way to get into custom liquid-cooling.
Once everything is connected and playing, the 3-watt SP-i250G speakers gamely do their job, pumping out a great deal more sound than your phone or tablet is capable of, and in many cases producing more sound than even a pair of laptop speakers.
This month, we have the inside scoop on all things coolant—filling, flushing, refilling, leak-testing, and so on. We talked with EK Water Blocks CEO Mark Tanko about the ins and outs of proper loop maintenance.
This CPU represents a number of firsts: It is Intel’s first eight-core desktop processor, it is the first chip to incorporate 20MB of Intel Smart Cache on-die memory, and it is the first CPU to work in tandem with DDR4 memory, via Intel’s X99 chipset.
The GeForce GTX 780 XLR8 Overclocked Series shows off PNY’s expertise in taking a great GPU and making it better. Add a lifetime warranty to the dynamite factory overclock, and you have one impressive GTX GeForce 780.
Coop says he’s been modding since 1999, and that this is his sixth and most complicated mod. "My next mod will be inspired by the Alien movie franchise,” Coop says. “I have been planning this mod for 18 months now, and with a new game based on the fra
In July, we attended PDXLAN 24 and found a good variety of mods that each took a familiar and popular case and made it into something unique and jaw-dropping. For the mod contest we found five systems that deserve a share of the spotlight. You can read mo
PAX Prime was the last of our big shows for 2014, but we’re already planning for next year’s festivities. If you find yourself out at a LAN party we’re sponsoring or event we’re attending, feel free to stop by. We’re always game to talk tech, compare knuc
If you’re looking for handy ways to monitor your PC and get the system information you need, you’ll find a number of options in this month’s list. We’ve got program updates from EVGA’s PrecisionX, FinalWire AIDA64, HWiNFO, and TechPowerUp’s GPU-Z. PassMar
Bitcoin mining has changed dramatically in the five years since its inception. Today, GAW Miners is leading the charge toward mainstream Bitcoin mining with its new line of cloud-based Hashlet mining ASICs.
We currently offer the X99 platform with the Core i7-5960X optionally to more than eight unique CyberPowerPC gaming PCs. We expect that number to double once we fully transition to X99 from X79.