AMD Wraith CPU Cooler Review

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It's nice to see AMD taking the initiative in releasing some upgraded "stock" coolers with their CPUs. Those in the enthusiast community likely have a shelf full of "stock" coolers from both AMD and Intel that due to their lackluster performance have never been used. Starting in February, AMD announced the Wraith cooler, which came bundled with the AMD FX 8370 and the AMD A10-7890K. They have now expanded the Wraith CPU cooler availability to the AMD FX 8350 and the AMD FX 6350. Read More

Radeon Pro Duo - For Gamers Who Create and Creators Who Game

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AMD has released the long awaited dual-GPU monster, dubbed, the AMD Pro Duo. The Radeon Pro Duo graphics card is aimed at, "all aspects of VR content creation; including, entertainment, education, journalism, medicine and cinema. With 16 teraflops of compute performance, the Radeon Pro Duo offers a complete solution for the VR developer by helping to bring tomorrow’s VR content to market in record time." Read More

GIGABYTE XM300 Gaming Mouse Review

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Welcome Overclockers to this edition of "In Review". Today's review will be the Gigabyte XM300 Gaming Mouse. There are a plethora of gaming mice out there to choose from, so why should you choose the XM300? Well, pull up your chair, get your favorite beverage ready, and lets look at what Gigabyte has to offer with their XM300. Read More

MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard Review

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Over the past several months since Skylake CPUs have been released, Overclockers.com has been fortunate enough to review several different Z170 boards from all walks of life. The platform at this time is maturing (in age), boards are more stable, DDR4 memory and PCIe based SSD support are constantly improving. To improve upon things before Broadwell-E comes out here soon(ish), a lot of vendors are starting to implement aesthetic improvements such as more controllable RGB LEDs as is the case with the review board, the MSI Z170 Gaming Pro Carbon. Get comfy and let's take a deeper dive and see how the board performs in our testing and how the board and those LEDs look! Read More

ASUS Z170-PRO Motherboard Review

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There is a lot of competition in the mid-range sector of the motherboard market. With varying feature sets among boards in this market, it's sometimes unclear which boards offer what features. So, today, we have a Z170-PRO from ASUS, which we'll explore to find out what all it has to offer. Read More

G.SKILL Announces DDR4-3600MHz CL15-15-15 16GB(8GBx2) Low-Latency Memory Kit

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G.SKILL is at it once again. This time they are announcing a new DDR4 memory kit rated at 3600MHz CL15-15-15-35 @ 1.35V under its legendary Trident Z flagship series. This is a considerable improvement over their previous 3600MHz Trident Z that was rated CL17-18-18-38 @ 1.35v. This memory kit will be made available in 8GBx2 configuration for a total of 16GB. Read More

ASUS 970 PRO GAMING/AURA Motherboard Review

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Today we'll have a look at the ASUS 970 Pro Gaming/Aura AM3+ motherboard. It's been quite some time since we've seen anything new in the AMD camp and change is always welcome. The 970 Chipset isn't new but ASUS has come back with a nice set of features to update this platform. On top of that they've packaged them in a very nice looking, all new board. With the new AMD socket nearly a year away, it's nice to see some new AM3+ motherboards with added features such as USB 3.1 and M.2 SSD functionality. One other interesting tidbit is the new Aura feature which allows the user to customize color and rhythm of the on-board RGB LEDs. For those who enjoy a bit of bling, this should be right up your alley. Read More

ASUS Z170 WS Motherboard Review

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Howdy everyone! Today we'll take a look at an ASUS motherboard a little outside of the norm for our front page. We're used to seeing the "good till the last drop" overclocking based boards and the ones targeted toward gamers. Looking to please the working crowd is the ASUS Z170 WS! This board is loaded with features. Continue on below as we take a deep dive into this workstation level motherboard. Read More

GIGABYTE Announces the Z170 March OC Madness Competition

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As esports around the world takes off in one way or another, the OC eSports is in full swing at Hwbot. GIGABYTE has put together another overclocking competition in time for "March Madness" (for those that don't care about sports, March Madness is another name for the premier NCAA College Basketball Tournament - Its MADNESS!). Below are some details and links for the competition. Go get 'em! Read More

OCZ Trion 150 480GB SSD Review

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In a bit of a change from my last few reviews on motherboards, I will be looking at a new SSD! Today we will be reviewing OCZ's latest offering, the OCZ Trion 150. If you remember, we reviewed the Trion 100 last year. The drive was budget oriented, focused on reads more so than writes, and performed pretty well around. OCZ has updated the Trion series and while the specifications are remarkably similar, some reworking of the controller and firmware, as well as a switch in NAND, should allow for a bit better performance while still being at a very affordable price point. Have a seat and let's see how it does! Read More

Mushkin atom 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

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Following in the wake of the Mushkin IMPACT review we come in today with the Mushkin atom! Instead of looking at a flash drive built for raw speed we take a bit of a detour today. The atom is an absolutely tiny 128GB USB 3.0 flash drive which is meant to be ultra portable without sacrificing capacity. Who's ready to see how much punch Mushkin packed into the atom? Read More

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