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Intel i7-7700K Kaby Lake CPU Review

It seems like only yesterday we were reviewing the Skylake CPU, but it turns out that was nearly 17 months ago! Back then, Skylake was the “tock” of Intel’s “tick-tock” release strategy, but recent times has seen them add a phase to this, almost a tick, tock, and refine. Since we have seen the tock, we now expect even further refinement. Queue the 7th generation of Intel CPUs, dubbed, Kaby Lake (pronounced KAY-BEE). Read More

ASUS ROG Strix Gaming GTX 1080 Video Card Review

Today we will be reviewing our first ASUS GPU in the Pascal line, believe it or not! We will start out with their current 1080 flagship, the ROG Strix Gaming GTX 1080 OC. The ROG Strix series promises to be highly overclocked out of the box with its DirectCU III cooler, and has some fully customizeable RGB LED’s on it as well some pretty good looks. Let’s take a gander at some details and see what changes ASUS has made and how they shake out. Read More

Gigabyte Radeon RX 480 G1 Gaming 8G Video Card Review

Today we will cover only our second Polaris 10 based card to date, another RX 480, but this time from Gigabyte. The Gigabyte Radeon RX 480 G1 Gaming 8G brings a more robust VRM and newer Windforce cooler to keep things cool and quiet. Did I mention it has a sizable overclock from the factory? It does! If that sounds interesting, scroll on down, take a look at more details, and see how it performed in our testing suite! Read More

MSI GTX 1070 Quick Silver 8G Video Card Review

Today we get a chance to look at one of MSI’s newest cards in their Pascal lineup in the GTX 1070 Quick Silver 8G video card. This GPU isn’t different at all under the hood when comparing it to the MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G we reviewed as far as the upgraded PCB, power phases, and Twin Frozr VI cooler. It’s more of an aesthetic change and to add another option to their Gaming lineup that isn’t in their established red and black color scheme. The Quick Silver version, as you may have guessed, comes in with a black and silver look which matches their latest MPower and XPower Titanium boards really well. Being it is silver and has LEDs, it can fit in with a lot more themes than the regular Gaming X would. We know the looks are different, so let’s get to looking at what else is may be different and see how it passed our testing! Read More

Aqua Computer Cuplex Kryos NEXT CPU Water Block Review

It has been a long time since we reviewed a CPU block here at OCF. But that will have changed after today! Aqua Computer has released another CPU water block in its long running Cuplex series (started in 2001) named the Cuplex Kryos NEXT. This product aims to improve on the last generation Cuplex Kryos and and help keep Aqua Computer well placed in the market. Get comfortable in your chair and let’s see what the Cuplex Kryos NEXT has to offer! Read More

MSI GTX 1050 Ti Gaming X 4G Video Card Review

In our hands we have MSI’s take on NVIDIA’s mainstream offering in the MSI GTX 1050 Ti Gaming x 4G. It promises to offer improved cooling and performance over the reference models using a Twin Frozr Cooler variant as well as increased clocks. Take a look below to see how it performed in our testing. Read More

EVGA GTX 1060 FTW+ Gaming ACX 3.0 Video Card Review

Today I had a chance to review EVGA’s flagship GTX 1060 in its FTW+ Gaming ACX Video card. This card has the updated ACX 3.0 Cooler, a better power delivery area/PCB, as well as the highest clocks of EVGA’s GTX 1060 lineup. Take a read below and see what features it brought and how it performs in our testing suite! Read More

G.SKILL Launches RIPJAWS KM570 MX Keyboard

Hot off the presses: G.SKILL just launched the newest addition to the gaming peripheral family in the RIPJAWS KM570 MX keyboard, which was unveiled earlier this year at Computex. Featuring Cherry MX switches, seven different lighting effects and fully customizable settings, the RIPJAWS KM570 MX should be able to satisfy gamers looking for a new toy. Read More

ADATA Ultimate SU800 512GB SSD Review

With 2016 coming to a close, we have seen the continual decline in price per gigabyte for solid state drives over the past several years. Speeds have reached their maximum through the SATA3 6Gbps ports so performance differences between most drives can only be seen in benchmarks. ADATA has had a few SSDs out in the past. Their latest, the ADATA Ultimate SU800, is their first foray into 3D NAND and promises to deliver a higher storage density, efficiency, and reliability. Let’s see what it is made of and how the tests shake out! Read More