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MSI GTX 1070 Quick Silver 8G Video Card Review

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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

EVGA GTX 1080 FTW HYBRID GAMING Review

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These days, who doesn’t like water cooled computer parts? It’s a good thing too, EVGA’s latest version of the flagship NVIDIA GTX 1080 has a built-in AIO cooler. Coming in with a hefty overclock and the FTW PCB, this should be a real contender on the performance side as well. What do you say we strap it to the bench and put the EVGA GTX 1080 FTW HYBRID GAMING through the paces? Read More

MSI GTX 1080 Gaming Z 8G Video Card Review

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Today we will take a detailed look at the performance and features of the MSI GTX 1080 Gaming Z 8G video card. For this Gaming card, MSI strapped on its Twin Froz VI cooler and gave the VRM area some additional support for quieter, cooler running parts, and a more stable overclock. Let’s see how they did! Read More

MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X 6G Video Card Review

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Today I bring you the latest, custom GPU from MSI, based on the newly released NVIDIA GTX 1060, the MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X 6G! There have been a number of improvements made by MSI to this model of 1060 including, but not limited to, a custom PCB, a dual-fan heatsink, and an 8-pin power connection (in lieu of a 6-pin)! The TwinFrozr heatsink and ZeroFrozr technology should help keep this bad boy both cool and quiet no matter what you’re using it for. Before I get to rambling, let’s take a deeper dive into the card! Read More

NVIDIA Announces GeForce GTX 1060

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Today I come bearing the news of imminent arrival of the GTX 1060. NVIDIA has announced this GPU will be available on July 19th, starting at an MSRP of $249 (Founders Edition $299). Performance is being compared to the GTX 980 which, at the price and power (120 W), is quite a solid graphics card! Read More

MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G Video Card Review

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The long-awaited NVIDIA Pascal architecture was released a few weeks ago in the form of the GTX 1070 and GTX 1080. It was worth the wait! The new GPUs sport large performance increases (up to 30%) and lower power consumption compared to the mighty 980Ti. Even though we did not get a Founders Edition sample from NVIDIA, we have the opportunity today to look at MSI’s GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G GPU. This card features an improved TwinFrozr cooler with its Torx 2.0 double ball bearing fan design, better than reference power delivery (additional 6-pin required!) including MSI’s Military Class V parts, and its Zero Fan technology which shuts down the fans until the GPU hits 60 °C. Features aside, it’s time to dig in and see what all of the fuss is about! Read More

MSI Announces Full Line-up GTX 1070 GPU's

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MSI has just announced the release of their full line-up for the NVIDIA GTX 1070 series GPU’s. The line-up will include the GTX 1070 Aero 8G, Aero 8G OC, Armor 8G, Armor 8G OC, Gaming X 8G, and Seahawk X. Here is what MSI has to say about their latest product line. Read More

NVIDIA GTX 1080 Launch Day Coverage

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The day we’ve all been waiting for is finally here! Who is ready to crown a new king when it comes to GPU performance? NVIDIA’s GTX 1080 details are now officially available along with benchmark results galore. Read More

NVIDIA GeForce Livestream - May 6th

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Howdy Overclockers! Today I bring news of the impending NVIDIA GeForce livestream. On May 6th at 6PM (Pacific Standard Time) the stream will be hosted on the NVIDIA Twitch.tv channel. There has been no official announcement, but one can presume the event will be directed toward the consumer level Pascal-based… Read More

ASUS ROG Striker Platinum GTX 760 Graphics Card Review

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The NVIDIA GTX 760 series of graphics cards has become a very popular option when considering great gaming performance at an affordable price. Looking to expand on this popularity, ASUS has released their latest offering in this category… The ROG Striker Platinum GTX 760. New features include an updated DirectCU II cooler, CoolTech fan technology, and a color coded LED that changes shade to reflect the GPU’s load status. Oh, and lest we forget – the Striker Platinum comes with a pretty stout factory overclock too. So, let’s jump right in and find out if ASUS has another product worthy of the ROG name! Read More