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CES 2017: Mushkin Displays New SSDs, RGB Keyboard and More

One of our stops at CES 2017 led us to our friends at Mushkin and Edge. Mushkin showed off a new m.2 2280 PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD drive named, Helix. It uses a Silicon Motion SM2260 SSD controller using 3D MLC flash. This brings speeds of up to 2500MB reads and 1100MB writes along with 185K write IOPS. The 3D MLC NAND is going to give you more performance and endurance versus TLC based NAND. We should expect to see this drive hit the market in the coming months. Read More

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CES 2017: Logitech Shows G533 Wireless Headset

Today, Logitech G introduced the Logitech® G533 Wireless Gaming Headset. With professional grade wireless technology, patent pending Pro-G audio drivers and DTS Headphone:X 7.1 surround sound, this new PC gaming headset delivers advanced audio performance and wireless convenience. It also features a long battery life and high performance design, for comfort over long gameplay sessions. Read More

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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

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Help Overclockers.com Win the HWBOT 2016 Team Cup

Calling all members! Here’s your chance to do a little bench-marking and help the Overclockers.com benching team push for first. You may think ,”I’m not a bencher” or “my hardware is too old” but that doesn’t apply here. The team cup has such a large variety of hardware that just about anyone can help, no liquid nitrogen required.

HWbot hosts a yearly competition called the Team Cup. This competition calls for a wide variety of hardware ranging from antique to modern, even cellphones and tablets can be used. This is great but also in a way makes it very difficult. Having all the necessary hardware is nearly impossible for our team, so I’m calling on all members of Overclockers.com to help out if you can. I’ll include the list of benches and hardware in this article. Take some time and have a look there might be something here for you. Read More

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NVIDIA Announces GeForce GTX 1060

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