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December 30, 2018

The Best Gaming PC Builds of 2019

Welcome to Custom PC Review’s Best Gaming PC Builds! If you’re looking to build a new computer to play all the latest games, but you’re unsure of what parts to buy to create the optimal build at a certain price-point, we’re here to help.

Below you’ll find four builds sorted by budget of what we think will help create the best and most powerful gaming PCs for the price. Each piece of hardware in each build is hand-picked by our staff through consideration of a multitude of criteria such as price, performance, reliability, and cost. Furthermore, hardware recommend for our builds all have either been reviewed by us or is well known and [...]

 
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October 4, 2016

ASUS Releases BIOS Updates for Kaby Lake, 7th Gen Intel Core Processor Support

According to a recent announcement, ASUS is launching BIOS updates for their entire lineup of Socket 1151 based motherboards to support Intel’s upcoming 7th Generation Core processors, codename Kaby Lake. Owners of ASUS Z170, H170, B150, and H110 motherboards will be able to find BIOS updates for their respective motherboards directly through the ASUS Support website.

Intel’s upcoming 7th Generation Core Processors for desktop systems are expected to launch in January following Kaby Lake’s launch on notebooks by the end of this year. According to recent leaked performance figures, the Kaby Lake based Intel Core i7-7700K could offer at least 15% [...]

 
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May 18, 2016

Review: Noctua NH-D15S and NH-C14S CPU Coolers

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Noctua prides itself on creating products of the utmost quality. Love or hate their signature brown and beige color scheme, it has easily become synonymous with quality, innovation and most of all: silence.  Naturally, when you have such high success, it becomes easier to remain complacent and just coast off your already great designs. But, that isn’t what Noctua has done. Instead, they’re constantly iterating and improving upon its existing designs in order to push even higher performance, compatibility, and the overall user experience.

Today we’re taking a look at a pair of coolers which perfectly display that mentality. [...]

 
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October 8, 2016

Rumor: Cannonlake Pushed Back to H2 2017, Kaby Lake on Track for Q3/Q4 2016

According to benchlife, Intel’s Cannonlake CPUs may be postponed (again) to H2 of 2017. We should, however, expect to see the Kaby Lake CPU before the year ends.

According to the article, we’ll most likely be seeing Kaby Lake-U and Kaby Lake-Y series before the desktop versions are released in the first quarter of 2017. Laby Lake will require a new LGA1151 socket, and therefore a new motherboard.

Intel’s Kaby Lake processor will break Intel’s tick-tock nomenclature by not using finFETs built on a new manufacturing process. It will be used as a filler product between the release of Cannonlake and Skylake CPUs. It will be [...]

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