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be quiet! Announces Free LGA1700 Mount Upgrade Kits

Today, be quiet! announced a free upgrade mounting kit for socket LGA1700 for several of its existing CPU coolers. To receive this upgrade kit, you simply need to provide proof of purchase for one of the listed be quiet! coolers and either an LGA1700 motherboard or Intel 12th Gen Core-i processor. Once verified, be quiet! will ship the new mounting kit to you free of charge. If you are unable to provide a valid receipt, all is not lost as you can buy the kit for a low cost of $6.38. The official press release below contains the link to participate as well as the list of included CPU coolers. Read More

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CPU Binning Company Silicon Lottery Shutting Down

For the last seven years, Silicon Lottery seeded the overclocking community with CPU binning and delidding services. As we here at Overclockers.com all know, achieving useful overclocks on Intel and AMD CPUs has become far less productive of late. Add in Intel’s use of soldered TIM rather than a polymer TIM for the past three generations, there just isn’t enough meat left on the bone for Silicon Lottery to help the community. So the owners have decided to shut down operations with the following statement… Read More

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AMD's 3rd Gen EPYC Processors due to Launch March 15th

AMD has scheduled the digital launch of its 3rd Generation EPYC processors for March 15th, 2021. EPYC is AMD’s Server and Datacenter grade processor and is utilized for cloud management, database analytics, virtualization, and many other services. The 3rd Gen EPYC, code-named Milan, will be based on the Zen 3 architecture and feature up to 64 cores, 7nm process node, and 280W TDP. Read More

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Scythe Mugen 5 ARGB Plus Heatsink Review

Scythe comes in bringing yet another revision of its acclaimed Mugen 5 heatsink, the Mugen 5 ARGB Plus. This time the changes are mostly cosmetic in the form of an ARGB top cover and two ARGB Kaze Flex fans. However, this revision does use two fans instead of one, and the ARGB fans have a higher speed rating. So, there is potential for increased performance as well. Read More

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Silverstone PF360 All-In-One Liquid CPU Cooler Review

Silverstone has been around since 2003 and have a sizable stake in the PC chassis, power supply, CPU cooler, fans, and accessory markets. Personally, I was first introduced to them as a top tier PC case manufacturer, and I still have and use some of their older cases such as the PS07, TJ08-E, and the TJ07. However, we have one of their all-in-one liquid CPU coolers up for testing, the PF360. The PF360 is a large 3×120 mm CPU cooler featuring addressable RGB on both the fans and pump/block housing. Read More

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Scythe Big Shuriken 3 Heatsink Review

Scythe remains a household name in the air cooling segment of PC hardware due to their well-received heatsinks and fans over the years. Today, we have Scythe’s Big Shuriken 3 which is a low profile cooler aimed at small form factor (SFF) builds and touts a “zero interference” claim for motherboard and RAM. Let’s see how well it holds up against a test bed full of tower heatsinks and all-in-one liquid coolers. Read More