It has been a long time since we reviewed a CPU block here at OCF. But that will have changed after today! Aqua Computer has released another CPU water block in its long running Cuplex series (started in 2001) named the Cuplex Kryos NEXT. This product aims to improve on the last generation Cuplex Kryos and and help keep Aqua Computer well placed in the market. Get comfortable in your chair and let’s see what the Cuplex Kryos NEXT has to offer!
The TZ77XE4, it’s new, it’s shiny, it has bright orange heatsinks and lightning bolts on the box! Sounds like a good start to me.
The most obvious feature of this motherboard is the new Intel Z77 chipset and all it brings with it. Primarily that means full support for the Ivy Bridge Intel CPUs. Other highlights include full PCIe 3.0 support (though this does require an Ivy Bridge CPU), Lucid Virtu MVP and a pretty serious looking CPU power section.
The Intel P67/H67 (Sandy Bridge) chipset will be released in the coming months and Gigabyte is ready with a very complete line up of motherboards featuring this new chipset. Release dates and pricing information are still NDA, but here is some brief information and specs of the boards that make up the new Gigabyte line.