3 Step Guide to Overclock Your i7 / i5 Haswell Platform

Well, we skipped a generation on the front page, because overclocking Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge were both relatively similar, and relatively easy. The overclocking game, however, is in for a bit of a facelift with Haswell. We have an overclocking guide ready for you on day one, so grab your CPU, sit back and relax while we overclock them together! Read More

Intel i7 4770K - Haswell - CPU Review

Intel’s clock keeps ticking and tocking like…um…clockwork. Today we have a big fat tock for you in the form of Intel’s new microarchitecture, code-named Haswell. It manifests itself in our hands as the brand new 4th generation Intel Core processor, the i7 4770K. Read More

ASUS GTX 770 DirectCU II OC Graphics Card Review

NVIDIA’s GK104 based graphics cards made quite a splash while being used in some of the GTX 600 series cards, and now they make their presence known in the GTX 700 series as well. Today, we have a GTX 770 series card from ASUS to check out – the GTX 770 DirectCU II OC. We just knew ASUS was going to take the GTX 770 reference design, beef up the power delivery, and overclock it. It’s what they do after all! So, let’s take this latest offering from ASUS for a test drive and see how well their efforts have paid off. Read More

MSI GTX 770 OC Graphics Card Review

Outside of the release of the 7990 and TITAN, from AMD and NVIDIA respectively, the GPU landscape has been a bit mundane in 2013. This week has brought with it the release of something new(ish) from the NVIDIA camp in the GTX 780, today will we look at the MSI GTX 770 OC. These cards, I heard someone say, are ‘a GTX 680 on steroids’. At this point all I know is it sports a new cooler and is part of MSI’s new Gaming Series. Get cozy as I take you on a short journey showing you the new card, and how it stacks up against the competition. Read More

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 Graphics Card Review

It’s release day again for NVIDIA, and this time we have the second card in the 700 series. We had the GTX 780 a week ago, and now it’s the GTX 770’s turn for the spotlight. Based on the same GK104 core as the GTX 680, the GTX 770 could be just a rebrand, but maybe there’s more. Continue on to see what we can uncover. Read More

EVGA GTX 780 Superclocked ACX Graphics Card Review

With the recent release of the GTX 780, almost all the models available are sporting the reference clocks and reference coolers from NVIDIA. The exception happens to be EVGA, they had factory overclocked models and even a custom cooling solution ready for launch day. Today’s review sample happens to feature both of those exclusives. EVGA’s new Active Cooling Xtreme (ACX) dual axial fan cooler is meant to compete with and beat the competitors’ custom cooling designs. We’ll be testing this cooler and, of course, GPU performance of EVGA’s factory overclocked GTX 780 Superclocked ACX. Read More

NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 780 Graphics Card Review

In the lead-up to Computex, NVIDIA is heading the pack, releasing their new GEFORCE GTX 780. This is their flagship for the GTX 700-series. While TITAN should remain at the top of NVIDIA’s single-GPU lineup, the GTX 780 – based off of the same GK110 GPU – shouldn’t be any slacker. Read on and we’ll show you just how close the GTX 780 can get! Read More