When any company goes out and names one of their products the “Dominator”, you simply can’t help but think that this product, whatever the product may be, must be really good, and as luck would have it, Corsair’s Dominator line of memory has traditionally been just that – really good.
Today, we’ll be reviewing Corsair’s newest line of Dominator memory, the Corsair Dominator Platinum. The specific kit we’re reviewing today is the Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR3 2133MHz 16GB kit, but Corsair will be selling these kits in a variety of configurations ranging from 8GB to 64GB with frequencies from an already fast [...]
It’s been a long wait here at Custom PC Review, but we finally have Intel’s top of the line LGA 2011 processor, the Intel Core i7 3960X Extreme Edition along with ASRock’s newest X79 board.
So, for those of you who haven’t been keeping up with Intel’s enthusiast class gear, the last time Intel announced a high end platform was way back in November 2008 when the socket LGA 1366 along with the Intel X58 chipset was born. At the time, it was the high end enthusiast class product providing support for triple channel DDR3 memory and up to 40 PCIe lanes.
Of course, 3 years is [...]
Recently did some testing on the new ASRock X79 Fatal1ty Professional, so I decided to do a video on the UEFI BIOS as well as a quick look at overclocking on the motherboard. The ASRock X79 Fatal1ty Professional features a 16+2 DigiPower VRM design, support for 4 DIMMs of DDR3 2600+ memory, 4 way SLI or CrossFire, and much, much more!
In this video I overclock the Intel Core i7 3960X Extreme Edition to 4.8GHz on the ASRock X79 Fatal1ty Professional motherboard, set the Kingston HyperX Genesis DDR3 2133MHz memory to use the XMP profile, and I do a run through of the ASRock UEFI bios as well.
I conclude the video with a bit of stress testing using AIDA 64 Extreme [...]
According to Fudzilla, the Quad Core i7-3820 is slated for release on January 13th with a clock speed of 3.6GHz (3.9GHz with turbo mode).
As the only quad core CPU in the Sandy Bridge E lineup, the i7-3820 has a suggested retail price of $285, more economical when compared to the the $583 price tag found on the i7-3930.
So you think you’ve got skills? You think you can overclock? Put your skills to the test!
MSI and Futuremark team up for operation overclock. Your goal? Overclock the @#$% out of your Sandy Bridge and Sandy Bridge E processors and post the top 3D Mark 11 Physics Test score. I mean, how hard can that be?
Prizes are as follows:
1st place prize: MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) Motherboard MSI N560GTX Twin Frozr II/OC Graphics Card
2nd place prize: Kingston Genesis quad-channel memory kit Enermax Platimax 1000W Power Supply
3rd place prize: COUGAR Evolution Case COUGAR Vortex HDB Fans
Ready to dominate the competition? Hop to the link below for more [...]