Cooling

Bitspower Universal Memory LN2 Container

The world of extreme subzero overclocking is a small one, but for those involved it can be fiercely competitive. The brand options and choices for extreme cooling solutions are very few and, in many cases, are not even available to the public. However, today we are evaluating a new retail product from Bitspower, which has been expressly designed to be used with extreme cooling solutions, such as liquid nitrogen or dry ice. Read More

News

CES 2019: AMD Reveals Ryzen 3 and 7nm Radeon VII Vega

Today at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, President and CEO of AMD, Dr. Lisa Su made some announcements that we in the enthusiast market have been waiting impatiently for. Aside from mobile Ryzen with Vega graphics and Epyc server solutions which have already been covered AMD revealed pricing and relative performance numbers for their new, first in the industry, 7nm gaming GPU the Radeon VII. Read More

Processors

AMD Ryzen 7 2700, Ryzen 5 2600 and StoreMI Review

Today I have the follow-up review of the Ryzen 7 2700 and the Ryzen 5 2600 CPUs. These are AMD’s lower wattage versions of the new Pinnacle Ridge eight and six-core CPUs. As mentioned in the Ryzen 7 2700X review, AMD has successfully raised the clock speeds, lower latency, and improved memory speeds/compatibility with its updated Zen+ architecture. I’m sure this is going to show in the Ryzen 7 2700 and Ryzen 5 2600 as well since all four CPUs are based on the same Global Foundries’ 12LP process. Read More