Posts Tagged: amd

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

Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 3600 Review

Today we have the opportunity to test something a little different in the modern DDR4 memory market. For high-end computer builders and enthusaiasts, Samsung B-Die has remained the undisputed champion in recent years. Although other options have always been available, when it comes to overclocking and performance, there is simply no competition. Today, we are testing the Crucial Ballistix Elite, which is running a new breed of Micron memory IC’s. With very high XMP ratings, and moderately tight timings, it promises to be a contender in this space. Please read along to find out more. Read More

G.SKILL Trident Z Neo For AMD X570

AMD’s new X570 platform introduces enhanced memory speed capabilities. The integrated memory controller in previous generations of Ryzen CPU’s severely limited the frequency and range of timings. To take advantage of the all new memory capabilities, G.Skill introduced the Trident Z Neo. The Neo’s built-in XMP memory profile is optimized to work with AMD Ryzen 3 series CPU’s and X570 motherboards. We got our hands on the new G.Skill Trident Z Neo, so join us as we evaluate this memory using an X570 motherboard. Read More

GIGABYTE X570 AORUS PRO WiFi Review

Today we’re looking at the GIGABYTE X570 AORUS PRO WiFi with its 6-phase, doubled to 12, 40 A power stages. Is it enough? We’ll run it through our usual battery of testing and see how it holds up to the biggest mainstream CPU currently available. Read More

AMD Ryzen 5 3600X CPU Review

We covered the launch of AMD’s new 7 nm CPUs just a couple of weeks back when we reviewed the 3900X and the 3700X. Today we’re dropping down in core count and price and taking a hard look at the Ryzen 5 3600X. Read More

Team T-FORCE XCALIBUR RGB DDR4 3600 Review

When blistering-fast Samsung B-DIE performance and trend-setting style are not enough, Team Group goes and steps up their game by adding RGB lighting! Today we are reviewing some DDR4 memory which has already gained a strong footing in the market, just a few short months after launch. Team Group sent us their flagship RGB memory, the T-Force Xcalibur RGB. Released in 2018, this memory has disrupted the premium RGB DDR4 market by offering aggressive styling, faster speeds, and lower price points. Read More

Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB DDR4 3200 Memory Review

The premium DDR4 memory market just became a whole lot more interesting! A new kit of memory from Corsair has landed in our hands, and we are going to take a good look at this memory to see what makes it noteworthy. Corsair has added a new member to their flagship Dominator line. Today, we are looking at the Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB. This new Dominator module, which was first introduced back in 2010, has been redesigned from the ground up to achieve the highest Intel XMP standards for modern DDR4 memory. Read More

AMD Radeon VII Video Card Review Roundup

Today is the day AMD is set to release a new GPU into the market with its Radeon VII video card. Early rumors and ramblings from the AMD camp has this card pegged as a $700 (MSRP) card which is said to compete with NVIDIA’s RTX 2080 on the performance front, gaming at least. The card should do well in compute as the silicon it is cut from, the professional MI50/60 cards, are professional/server type of cards. Read More

ASRock X399 Phantom Gaming 6 Motherboard Review

Today we have ASRock’s latest addition to their Threadripper line, the X399 Phantom Gaming 6. This motherboard appears to offer most everything that the other boards do but comes in at the lowest price on the market. Let’s take a closer look at ASRock’s budget X399 motherboard and see how it handles itself. Read More