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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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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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Intel i7 4960X - Ivy Bridge-E - CPU Review

Intel is back with a new socket 2011 processor. After what seems like a long wait since Sandy Bridge-E, which launched in November, 2011, we now have Ivy Bridge-E, Intel’s newest top tier line of CPUs. Much stays the same with this platform, but there have been advancements too. Is it enough to make you upgrade from Sandy Bridge-E, or to invest in a socket 2011 platform in the first place? That’s what we’re here to help you figure out! Read More