MIFCOM Battlebox

MIFCOM is a German system integrator focussing on the German, Austrian and Swiss market. At this point we're going to show you there Battlebox, which is based on an Intel Core i7-6950X CPU and one or two GTX 1080 graphics cards.

MIFCOM Battlebox

Against an Intel Core i7-6800K CPU

A few days ago AMD has announced their new Ryzen 7 series processors including three new 8-core chips and they all come with a highly competitive price tag. So far we’ve only seen numbers in multi-threaded benchmarks, however thanks to a leak from PCEVA there are now more real-world benchmarks floating around.

On ASUS Crosshair VI Hero motherboard

AMD has posted a picture on Twitter of a Ryzen 7 1700 microprocessor running with 16GB of G.Skill 3400MHz DDR4 memory. In past days we have come across many rumors about Ryzen supporting high-speed DDR4 memory. This screenshot finally seems to prove that the IMC of the new AMD chips can perfom. On another note it’s interesting to see that a Ryzen 7 1700 has been used, which apparently is a non-”X” model.

Both compatible with E-ATX motherboards

The case manufacturer Anidees has now released their new AI Crystal Cube and AI5S PC cases in the US and in European markets. Both cases are compatible with E-ATX motherboards and they offer extensive water cooling support. There is for example enough space for 240 or 280 millimeters radiators in the front and in the top of both cases.

With black and red color scheme

XFX already has a wide portfolio when it comes to graphics cards but that didn’t stop them from launching yet another model. The new card belongs to the Crimson Edition series and it is supposed to deliver solid performance at a competitive price point. The new Radeon RX 480 Crimson Edition graphics card features a dark color scheme with red LED illumination.

PayFrog Custom

Today we have another build from PayFrog Custom for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good.


In our hardware roundup we post all reviews from the hardware sites around the globe we can find. Apparently we wish you a lot of fun browsing the lists and we hope you're going to enjoy those reviews.

Featuring X370 and B350

In the shape of a press release MSI has officially announced that they are launching five different gaming motherboards, supporting AMDs new Ryzen processors. Since this is an official statement from MSI it finally includes information on the pricing.

Ryzen APUs in late 2017

27.02.2017 - Posted by Luca Rocchi

Cheaper than Ryzen 3 chips

With Ryzen AMD is on the verge of launching their new high-end desktop processors. The lineup includes octa-core, hexa-core as well as quad-core parts but nevertheless customers will also expect even cheaper parts to follow and in that case we’re talking about upcoming APUs.

But so could AMD

With Skylake-X Intel is going to bring new high-end processors to the market. Apart from that there will also be a new chipset. According to new rumors the chip giant might come up with a 12 core / 24 thread flagship model.

Maybe a smart marketing stunt

Finally, there is competition in the market for desktop processors again. A few days before AMD is going to launch its Ryzen processors Intel is cutting the prices of a number of processors. The price cut is not that significant yet from a consumer’s perspective it really is good to see that the market starts moving.

More game optimisations

Following the launch of Sniper Elite 4, Halo Wars 2 and For Honor, NVIDIA releases a new driver supporting all those titles. For that purpose the GeForce 378.77 Hotfix driver has been launched and it’s also supposed to address some bugs that have surfaced.

AMD B350 compatible with Crossfire

With Ryzen AMD has introduced six new chipsets and two of them are already available for pre-order and they are about to become available next week. As we already mentioned a few times the X370 chipset marks the high-end segment, while the B350 is the mid-range offer and with the A320 AMD is taking care of the entry-level market. On top of that there are also three additional chipset, which have been developed for small form factor (SFF) solutions and they go by the names X300, B300 and A300.

Rig of the Day - Zalvaje

27.02.2017 - Posted by Luca Rocchi

TantricmodZ PC Casemodding

Today we have another build from TantricmodZ PC Casemodding for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good.


Here is a summary of what you missed this week! We have received many configurations via email, we thank all our fans and next week we will continue uploading new pictures. Stay tuned! If you'd like to join, send to us a message at our official facebook page: facebook

Goodbye AMD OverDrive!

Although Ryzen is still a week away from its official launch, we are still receiving a lot of informations and details regarding AMD's upcoming architecture. Thanks to a leak from the Youtuber "The Tech Chap" there are more details about AMD's new overclocking utility.


Today we have a new build from iSynapse93 for you. Ronni is a new modder and this is its first mod that we share in our Rig of the day.

Against an Intel Core i7-7700K CPU

AMD has finally announced their new Ryzen 7 series processors including three new 8-core chips and they all come with a highly competitive price tag. At the moment we have seen only numbers in multi-threaded benchmarks, however thanks to a leak from DinoPC on OCUK there are now more real-world benchmarks floating around.

To be available soon

EK Water Blocks
EK Water Blocks have shown their upcoming ASUS Maximus IX Hero monoblock that will take care of both motherboard VRM and CPU water cooling thanks to a huge single water block. Since the ASUS Maximus IX Hero is a high-end ATX motherboard, it is quite predictable that this motherboard is going to be part of water cooling projects to come.

ASRock unveils X370 Taichi

24.02.2017 - Posted by Luca Rocchi

A new black and white model

A few months ago, during CES 2017, ASRock has shown their first batch of socket AM4 motherboards for AMD’s upcoming Ryzen processors and Bristol Ridge APUs. During their latest Webinar session, ASRock has shown five X370 motherboards and today we have some more information on the X370 Taichi.

On Ashes of the Singularity

According to latest rumors from Videocardz, new scores on two upcoming AMD RX 500 series graphics cards have appeared. Although Ashes of the Singularity isn’t a great benchmark to use for comparisons, there are plenty of scores in a similar range to the RX 580 and RX 560. The AMD RX 580 should compete against the NVIDIA GTX 1070, while the RX 560 might be fast as a NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti graphics card.
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