EVGA has released two motherboards in preparation for Intel’s upcoming 11th Gen Core processors. The EVGA Z590 Dark is a flagship E-ATX motherboard with 22 VRM phases and has been designed with massive overclocking potential and maximum performance. The EVGA Z590 FTW WIFI features 17 VRM phases and is geared for top enthusiast-level performance. As with all Z590 chipset motherboards, support for PCIe Gen4 graphics cards and NVMe SSDs is right at your fingertips. Below is EVGA’s press release.
Alphacool has just announced two new Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-A GPU water blocks. Designed for Radeon RX 6800 and 6800XT series cards, the first is compatible with ASUS ROG Strix and TUF video cards, while the other is made for XFX’s Speedster MERC 319 GPUs. As with all Eisblock Aurora Acryl water blocks, these will include an aluminum backplate for improved rigidity and thermal performance. Here is the official release from Alphacool.
MSI has officially launched its 500-series motherboards and the full line-up is quite extensive. Starting with the top series, there are four MEG Z590 motherboards listed including the GODLIKE, ACE, UNIFY, and an mITX UNIFY version. Next in line is the MPG Z590 GAMING CARBON WIFI and MPG Z590 GAMING FORCE. The MAG series is MSI’s “Military Grade” line and is highlighted by the MAG Z590 TOMAHAWK WIFI. Finally, for the business market MSI introduces several Pro series motherboards.
Biostar has just announced two new motherboards in preparation for the upcoming 11th Gen Intel CPUs. The Z590GTA and B560GTQ fall in line with Biostar’s Racing series high-end motherboards designed for overclocking and enthusiast-level performance. The Z590GTA is a full-size ATX board featuring a 14 phase power delivery system and rated for DDR4 5000+ MHz (OC) memory. The B560GTQ motherboard is a micro-ATX format that features a 12 power phase design with a DDR4 memory rating of up to 4000+ MHz (OC). Pricing and availability have not been released as of this writing but we will update you as soon as it becomes available. Here is Biostar’s official press release along with complete specifications.
EKWB recently announced the launch of its latest All-In-One CPU cooler, the EK-AIO 280 D-RGB. Powered by an integrated SPC style pump, it features a 27 mm thick 280 mm long radiator and a pair of 140 mm D-RGB Vardar S fans. The water block utilizes a copper cold plate with dense fins and a frosted acrylic top with RGBs underneath for light dispersion. Pre-ordering is available now with shipping expected in the second half of February. The retail price is set at $135 with free shipping to the United States. Here is EK’s press release.
Corsair just announced the launch of the Vengeance RGB PRO SL line of memory kits. Initial availability will be for frequencies up to 3600Mhz with capacities of up to 128GB (4x32GB). What sets these apart from the existing Vengeance RGB Pro line, is the height. The SL versions will measure 44 mm tall as opposed to 51 mm and should allow for more compatibility with CPU coolers. Available in black or white, the Vengeance RGB PRO SL also features 10 addressable RGB modules. At the time of this writing, pricing was only available for the 3200Mhz 2x8GB kit, it has been set at $104.99.
Today we have our hands on an aftermarket card, the MSI Radeon RX 6800 XT Gaming X Trio. The Gaming X Trio version of this card brings a more robust VRM design, a large triple-fan heatsink, and a small overclock out of the box. The 2.5-slot+ cooling solution includes RGB lighting on top and the front on the middle fan shroud. A full-length graphene backplate with a white MSI dragon cleans up the card’s backside while adding some rigidity. Overall, it’s a good looking card and will fit in well with most build themes.
Today we’ll take an in-depth look at Colorful’s iGame RTX 3060 Ti Vulcan OC-V and is the first product from Colorful that we have reviewed here at Overclockers.com. Colorful isn’t a new company, but being based in China, we don’t see many of their retail chains’ products. Don’t let that fool you. They’re one of the leading graphics card distributors in the world.