Including the new XPower Gaming AC

MSI
MSI has also shown their first batch of X299 motherboards for Intel's Basin Falls platform during Computex. Meanwhile there are quite a few pictures available online. So far MSI is presenting four new ATX models based on the same PCB and one E-ATX motherboard.

Both of them with ATX form factor

ASUS
During Computex 2017, two upcoming ASUS X299 motherboard have been pictured by our friends from Techpowerup. This time ASUS has unveiled the TUF X299 Mark 2 and the Prime X299-A, both feature an ATX form factor with eight DDR4 DIMM slots and several M.2 slots.

First X399 motherboards

ASRock
It looks like AMD and Intel are ready to compete head to head with high-end desktop platforms at this year’s Computex. During the show, ASRock has unveiled the first two AMD X399 motherboards which are compatible with the upcoming AMD Threadripper processors. With the X399 chipset, AMD uses the so called socket SP3r2 LGA (Land Grid Array).

First mini-ITX model - finally!

ASRock
ASRock has been one of the manufacturers to show AMD AM4 300-series motherboards. A few months ago, during an event in Taiwan, ASRock presented a few details on an upcoming mini-ITX model, that is based on AMD’s AM4 chipset. Meanwhile there are all the details on the X370 Gaming-ITX/AC motherboard.

Five new models

ASRock
At Computex 2017 ASRock has shown their first batch of X299 motherboards for Intel's Basin Falls platform. Meanwhile there are quite a few pictures available online. So far ASRock has unveiled four new ATX models and one mini-ITX motherboard.

Rig of the Day - Trip

30.05.2017 - Posted by Luca Rocchi

JP Modified

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Today we have another build from JP Modfied for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good. Since we don't know what there is under the hood you will not find any specification.

2025 MHz out of the box

EVGA
It was simply a matter of time until EVGA would launch their GTX 1080 Ti K|NGP|N Edition. These cards are usually as fast as it gets and therefore the absolute flagship that can be bought. Already a few weeks ago, Vince "K|NGP|N" Lucido uploaded a few 3DMark scores in order to show some numbers. Today the card has been unveiled and there are new details.

The most powerful graphics card from MSI

MSI
MSI has a new GeForce GTX 1080 Ti with custom design up its sleeve as well. The GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z is the vendor’s flagship model, featuring a custom PCB and a custom cooler. This model is usually created for performance and extreme cooling enthusiasts, being equipped with a triple-fan cooler. Apart from that there is a new lighting system which allows you to change the color of the LEDs. In other words, the Lightning graphics card are not black and yellow anymore.

Lots of DRAM improvements

AMD
Lately the community updates from AMD are a great source to find out what the folks have been working on regarding their Ryzen processors. A while ago we’ve covered that AMD has been rolling out the AGESA v1.0.0.4 update and in the meantime v1.0.0.6 has become available to the motherboard vendors for implementation.

With hybrid liquid cooler

EVGA
EVGA has posted a teaser regarding their upcoming GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 Hybrid graphics card, which is going to feature a hybrid liquid cooler. According to the latest rumors, this card is supposed to feature a full custom design with an all-in-one liquid cooling unit taking care of the GPU and active cooling for the VRMs.

The first LGA 2066 motherboard from ASUS

ASUS
Intel’s Basin Falls platform (X299) is just about to be announced. Although Computex 2017 has not yet started, images of an ASUS STRIX X299-E Gaming motherboard have leaked online. This model is aimed at the upper mid-range market and therefore come with quite a bunch of features.

Greek retailer jumps the gun

AMD
During the past weeks there were several leaks regarding AMD’s upcoming Threadripper CPUs. This time a Greek online shop has decided to start listing some of the upcoming AMD Threadripper processors, although without price-tags. According to the latest rumors, AMD is supposed to release the Threadripper series CPUs during the Summer.

Three models

Gigabyte
Intel's X299 platform is right around the corner and during the upcoming weeks we should see all the new models. Thanks to Videocardz, we can already have a glance at Gigabyte's X299 Aorus Gaming series of motherboards, coming with plenty of new features, a lot of LEDs and an insane number of M.2 slots.

A rather long GTX 1080 Ti

PNY
During Computex, PNY has unveiled a new graphics card which is based on the new flagship chip from NVIDIA. Like all NVIDIA AIB partners PNY is releasing a customized GTX 1080 Ti as well, which goes by the name PNY GeForce GTX 1080 Ti XLR8 Gaming OC. After a first look it appears that it’s going to be a rather long graphics card.

Bye bye yellow

ASRock
Judging by the sheer number of rumors that are surfacing today, the Intel’s new high-end desktop processors and motherboards are very close. During the upcoming weeks we should see all the new models and several motherboards as well. Thanks to a picture from our Italian overclocking team member Franco “RULE” Valtulina, we now know details regarding the upcoming X299 OC Formula motherboard.

Rig of the Day - Hulk

29.05.2017 - Posted by Luca Rocchi

Snef Computer Design

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Today we have another build from Snef Computer Design for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good. Since we don't know what there is under the hood you will not find any specification.

Might be bundled with new motherboards

MSI
If these days you would like to buy a really fast SSD you’re going to choose a M.2 drive. Those drives are not just fast some of them also struggle with overheating issues. A few months ago, MSI introduced the M.2 Shield which is supposed to help keeping the temperatures low. MSI has now announced their latest M.2 cooling solution, which integrates a large M.2 heatsink into the chipset heatsink of your motherboard.

Up to 960GB capacity

Kingston
NVMe capable SSDs are growing increasingly popular these days, offering much higher transfer speeds than your usual SATA drive. New markets always offer new opportunities and that on the other hand means that different vendors will launch new products. Kingston has just announced the KC1000 NVMe PCIe SSD that offers up to 290'000 IOPS and up to 960GB capacity.

Two compact GTX 1080 Ti

Zotac
Shortly after Zotac has announced the GeForce GTX 1080 Mini, two more GPUs with smaller-than-usual dimensions are being shown. This time ZOTAC unveils two of the smallest GTX 1080 Ti GPUs to date, and one comes with a dual fan cooler and the other features a custom water block.

Already available

EK Water Blocks
EK Water Blocks has announced a new water block for Gigabyte’s GeForce GTX 1080 Ti AORUS graphics card. The block is going to look similar to the model EK produced for the non-Ti version of the Gigabyte GTX 1080. As always the water block is available in different versions.
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