Lian Li Releases New Mid-Tower: PC-X510 Chassis

Today, Lian Li announced the latest addition to their stunning family of cases, the PC-X510 mid-tower. Highlights of this case include a built-in fan controller, three separate airflow chambers, side window and plenty of connectivity. Lian Li boasts the PC-X150 is geared towards a “full tower build in a mid tower” case. Read More

Saying Goodbye to Lvcoyote

On Saturday morning, the world lost a wonderful person in Dino DeCesari, aka Lvcoyote, an Overclockers.com editor and moderator. According to his wife, Dino passed away in his sleep at the age of 56. Although he joined Overclockers.com in 2002, his involvement took a massive leap when he began writing… Read More

ASUS Maximus VIII Gene Motherboard Review

The initial Z170 chipset motherboard offerings from ASUS included several options from their Channel and ROG series. We’ve already had a look at a couple Channel series motherboards in the Z170-Deluxe and Z170-A, so it’s time to step it up a notch and have our first look at a ROG Maximus VIII series motherboard. Currently available in the ROG series are the Maximus VIII Hero, Ranger, and Gene with the higher end Formula and Extreme motherboards to follow this fall. Today, we’ll be looking at the Maximus VIII Gene. Read More

MSI B150A Gaming Pro Motherboard Review

Today, we get a chance to review a unique motherboard from MSI. Typically, we look at enthusiast products, since we are, after all, Overclockers.com. But not all of our readers overclock (blasphemy!) or need high-end equipment. Sometimes you just need a no frills motherboard for standard day-to-day operation. In that light, MSI sent along thier B150A Gaming Pro that makes use of Intel’s B150 chipset devoid of overclocking bells and whistles. As the name implies, the board is steered towards the gaming crowd. Let’s take a look at the board and see what it has to offer! Read More

ADATA Premier SP550 240GB SSD Review

You certainly can’t accuse ADATA of sitting still as far as SSD offerings go. They’ve released a number of different SSDs over the past year featuring different NAND controllers, read/write speeds, and price points. They seemingly have something for everyone in this regard. Today’s review is on their latest Premier SP550 offering, which is aimed at users looking for an affordable upgrade without having to sacrifice performance. The SP550 is ADATA‚Äôs first foray into Silicon Motion’s SM2256 NAND controller and its NANDXtend technology. Let’s go find out how well the SP550 240 GB SSD performs and if it’s worth your hard earned dollar. Read More

Patriot Announces New Viper 4 3400MHz Dual Kit

Since the release of Intel’s Skylake/Z170 platform, demand for higher speed memory kits has risen. Looking to keep pace, Patriot Memory has announced a new DDR4 3400 MHz Viper 4 dual-channel memory kit designed specifically for the new platform. Here is the press release we received this morning. Read More

Swiftech Launches Komodo-R9 FuryX ECO GPU Waterblock

On Friday, Swiftech announced their newest reference R9 Fury and FuryX card water cooling solution, the Komodo-R9 FuryX Eco. Other than sporting good looks, this waterblock serves the practical purpose of cooling the GPU as well as other hot-spots like the memory and MOSFETS. Swiftech claims that a more holistic approach to video card cooling should lead to improved stability during the course of overclocking. Read More

HyperX Releases Additions to FURY, Impact Line of DRAM

HyperX sent along their latest press release today, which announces new DDR3L and DDR4 SO-DIMM memory kits. The new HyperX Fury DDR3L kits are offered in speeds of 1600 MHz and 1866 MHz with capacities ranging from 4 GB up to 16 GB. Single module or dual-channel kits are available. The HyperX Impact DDR4 SO-DIMMs are being offered in speeds up to 2666 MHz and capacities up to 16 GB. Kits of two, or single modules are available. Here is the press release we received. Read More

ASUS ROG Poseidon Platinum GTX 980 Ti Graphics Card Review

Have you ever considered purchasing a graphics card with the idea of adding it to your water cooling loop at a later time? Do you shudder at the thought of disassembling a graphics card to to install a water block? The ASUS ROG Poseidon Platinum GTX 980 Ti gives you the best of both worlds with its proprietary DirectCU H2O cooler. The DirectCU H2O cooler combines an effective air cooling solution with a GPU water block all in one package. Read More