For all of those looking forward to reading all the wonderful reviews of the upcoming Intel Core i7-6700 flagship processor aka Skylake, the wait is still on, but one Chinese tech website, TechBang, published a host of benchmarks on the upcoming CPU way ahead of its supposed launch. While the review has now been pulled, it wasn’t until after practically everyone had an opportunity to take their obligatory screenshots.
The screenshot above of CPU-Z and GPU-Z provides some insight on the specifications of the Intel Core i7-6700 including the onboard graphics. As expected, the Intel Core i7-6700 has four cores, eight threads, and 8MB of L3 cache. Similar [...]
According to a report by Bloomberg, Samsung (KRX:005935) recently filed a complaint with the ITC to block Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) chips from being sold in the US.
Although a full copy of the ITC complaint isn’t available for more in-depth review, the USITC website shows that Samsung is trying to block both Nvidia SoCs and GPUs from being sold in the US. In addition to Nvidia, Samsung also named various smaller Nvidia AIB partners including EVGA, ECS, Biostar, Zotac, and more. Samsung however, did not include some of Nvidia’s larger AIB partners such as ASUS, Gigabyte, and MSI in the complaint, which could indicate that Samsung is strategically trying to [...]
NVIDIA today introduced two new high-performance GPUs, the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 660 and GeForce GTX 650. These new gaming GPUs deliver the exceptional performance and power efficiency of the award-winning NVIDIA® Kepler™ architecture at price points that will allow more gamers to experience the richness of next-generation PC gaming.
The GeForce GTX 660 and GeForce GTX 650 GPUs set a new benchmark for high-performance, remarkably-priced gaming when paired with the incredible line-up of topDirectX 11 games, including Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Assassin’s Creed [...]
The NVIDIA® Kepler™ architecture, which has revolutionized how PC games are played since its introduction in March, powers the new NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 660 Ti GPU, which is available today starting at only $299.
Delivering truly game-changing performance for the most demanding PC games played at the gamer’s preferred resolution of 1080p, the GTX 660 Ti is a dramatic upgrade for anyone playing on previous-generation graphics technology. The GTX 660 Ti is 41 percent faster on average than the GTX 560 Ti from 2011, and 58 percent faster [...]
NVIDIA today launched the third GPU based on its next-generation Kepler™ graphics architecture, the GeForce® GTX 670, which brings dramatically improved levels of price-performance, power efficiency and whisper-quiet operation for PC gamers, starting at $399 USD.
Engineered from the same DNA as the recently announced GTX 680 — NVIDIA’s top-of-the-line, single-GPU — the GTX 670 packs a mean punch in its lithe 9.5-inch-long frame. It outpaces the closest competitive product in gaming performance by upwards of 45 percent,(1) while consuming approximately 18 percent less [...]
Think your PC got bling because your motherboard has a couple gold capacitors? Better think again!
ECS recently announced that they will be producing the new Z77 Black Extreme Series – Golden Limited Edtiton motherboard that will include tons of bling for you to really up your PC’s gansta cred.
According to their recent press release, ECS is including triple thickness gold plated connectors for all the motherboard’s connections, so even if you swap components frequently, rest assured the connectors won’t wear out. Additionally, it looks like a whole ton of components are gold plated as well from the entire I/O panel, the heatsinks, the CPU [...]