When Intel launched the Broadwell-E platform earlier this year, Intel’s X99 chipset saw a surge in interest as many users became interested in upgrading their systems which required a suitable motherboard to match. Today we have an X99 platform motherboard that sits at below the $250 pricepoint and has the features to keep up with most users needs.
Today we’ll be reviewing the Gigabyte X99P SLI which is a motherboard that falls into the $200 range with a fairly extensive list of features making it quite competitive on paper.
The original X99 SLI motherboard from Gigabyte was priced at the $200 price point [...]
At long last the latest and heavily anticipated Battlefield game has been released. Showcasing the grim atmosphere of World War 1 the game takes us from the trenches in France, to the Ottoman Empire in modern day Turkey.
The Battlefield series has always been one of the quintessential PC titles since the original Battlefield 1942 way back in 2002 and its developer DICE has been known for going the extra mile for PC gamers, with fantastic hardware optimization and being at the forefront of AMD’s mantle back in Battlefield 4, though Battlefield games have always been plagued with glitches and bugs at launch the worst of which was Battlefield 4 and while having [...]
During AMD’s press conference at Computex 2016 in Taipai, the company unveiled their first GPU to utilize the company’s all new Polaris graphics architecture. Dubbed the RX 480, the new card is targeted at the mainstream graphics segment and priced at just $199.AMD Announces RX 480 VR Ready Graphics Card
With the new Radeon RX 480, AMD aims to bring VR gaming to the masses with an under $200 price point. The company even demoed the two of the new GPUs running in CrossFireX playing Stardock’s Ashes of Singularity, in DX12. The cards were compared against NVIDIA’s recently released flagship GTX 1080, and managed to deliver better performance [...]
DeepCool seems to think many PC gamers and enthusiasts are having trouble installing their own water-cooling systems. Either that or they think you’re too lazy to figure it out. If that sounds like you, they’ve made the perfect solution for you. DeepCool’s newly announced GENOME case features an integrated liquid cooling system inside a standard ATX chassis.
The case is available in two colors, black (with red accents) or white (with blue accents) and comes pre-installed with a 360mm radiator, 3x PWM fans, and an externally mounted reservoir which can be seen at the front.
Other unique features include two extra expansion slots [...]
AMD has finally officially taken the wraps off their long-awaited Antigua XT based Radeon R9 380X GPU. The newest member of the R9 300 series family aims to take on the entry-level 1440p gaming market with a price point of under $250. The launch of the new card will also be shortly followed by the release of AMD’s Radeon Software Crimson edition driver, which should also help to boost sales as AMD seeks to compete with NVIDIA’s GeForce Experience ecosystem.AMD Launches Radeon R9 380x GPU with 2048 Cores for $229
While we haven’t had the opportunity to take a look at the 380X ourselves yet, early reviews show it beating out NVIDIA’s GTX 960 [...]
Today, in post on their blog, Ubisoft has revealed the specifications for their upcoming PC release of Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, which is due out on November 19th. They are quite high, as to be expected, requiring a modern quad-core processor and 6GB of RAM, at minimum.Minimum CPU Intel Core i5 @ 2400S 2.5GHz or AMD FX-6350 @ 3.9GHz RAM 6GB or more for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon R9 270 (2GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0) Storage 50 GB available space OS Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-Bit) Sound DirectX compatible sound card with latest drivers DirectX DirectX June 2010 [...]
It has been reported that AMD may be set to launch its most powerful graphics card yet; the ‘R9 Fury X2’ which as the name implies will feature two of the company’s high-end HBM powered, Fiji GPU cores, is rumored to be launching sometime within the next two months, or before the year’s end. While the official product name is still unknown, the card has apparently been going by the codename “Gemini” and has had multiple engineering samples in circulation for the past few weeks.
It is rumored that both Fiji XT GPUs inside of the ‘R9 Fury X2’ will be full featured, and will operate at clock speeds up to 1,000MHz. While [...]
PowerColor has just announced the Devil 13 Dual Core R9 390, the next iteration of its ultra high-end Devil 13 Dual Core series graphics card.
The Devil 13 Dual Core R9 390 is aesthetically similar to the older (yet still incredibly powerful) Devil 13 Dual Core R9 290X. It features PowerColor’s custom triple fan, triple-slot Devil air cooler painted in its signature black and red color scheme. The massive cooler requires plenty of space horizontally as well, measuring in at 30.4cm long by 13.6cm wide. Rear I/O include 2x DVI ports, 1x HDMI port, and 1x display port.
As its name suggests, the Devil 13 Dual Core R9 390 uses a pair of Grenada [...]
CyberPower Inc., a global manufacturer of custom gaming computers, today announced the Zeus Storm series – a powerful trio of desktop gaming computers equipped with cutting edge processors from Intel and AMD, godly NVIDIA and AMD graphics, and a host of performance peripherals that will prompt your opponents to batten down the hatches and take cover.
A “storm” is coming and CyberPowerPC does not want gamers to be left out in the cold. The Zeus Storm series includes three models that stand ready to battle. Customers can select from the Zeus Storm 1000 with 8-Core [...]
The SAPPHIRE HD 7770 FleX brings easily configured multi-screen graphics to the mainstream. The FleX feature enables users to connect low-cost DVI monitors for the first three screens in landscape or portrait mode providing a cost-effective solution for increased productivity in content creation and editing applications as well as for display systems or multi-screen gaming. By also using the DisplayPort output, [...]