Asus announces E3 Pro Gaming V5 Intel Xeon motherboard
Published in Motherboards


Server chipset designed for gamers

Asus has announced its new gaming-grade E3 Pro Gaming V5 motheboard based on Intel's C232 Express chipset as well as Asus exclusive gaming features.

Futuremark releases new 3DMark Holiday Beta version update
Published in Graphics


With new 3DMark UI and VRMark preview

Futuremark has released the new 3DMark Holiday Beta update for its 3DMark benchmarking software which brings both a new UI for 3DMark as well as a preview for the upcoming VRMark benchmark. 

AMD releases new Radeon Software 15.12 Crimson Edition drivers update
Published in Graphics


Brings a couple of game improvements

AMD has released a new WHQL-certified update for its Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers, which includes a couple of game fixes and improvements, the Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 WHQL.

G.Skill announces new 64GB DDR4-3200 Trident Z memory kit
Published in Memory


Based on four 16GB modules and tight latency

G.Skill has announced its highest capacity DDR4 memory kit so far, the 64GB DDR4-3200 Trident Z which is based on four 16GB modules and Samsung chips.

MSI fixes Skylake bending with CPU Guard 1151 bracket
Published in Motherboards


Originally developed for overclockers

Due to the recent bending issues with certain Intel Skylake CPUs and aftermarket coolers, MSI has launched a rather simple solution in the form of the new CPU Guard 1151 bracket which should prevent these issues but also be handy to those that decide to delid their CPU.

Asrock releases motherboard BIOS updates for non-K Skylake overclocking
Published in Motherboards


Calls it Sky OC technology 

Asrock has decided to join in on the fun of non-K Skylake CPU overclocking by releasing new BIOS updates that include the so called Sky OC technology feature and allow BCLK overclocking for non-K series Skylake CPUs on Asrock Z170 Express chipset based motherboards.

AMD R9 390 4GB not coming to Europe or the US
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 15:04

AMD R9 390 4GB not coming to Europe or the US


Limited to China market

While Radeon R9 390 4GB was spotted on sale in China, same versions of the Radeon R9 390 graphics card will not bee seen in Europe or the US.

Sapphire working on a custom Radeon R9 Fury Nitro
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 14:22

Sapphire working on a custom Radeon R9 Fury Nitro


Successor to the R9 Fury X Tri-X with new custom PCB

According to a fresh report, Sapphire is working on a new Radeon R9 Fury graphics card with a completely custom design, featuring new custom PCB and a triple-fan cooler, the Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury Nitro.

AMD releases new FX-6330 Black Edition CPU
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 16:31

AMD releases new FX-6330 Black Edition CPU


32nm Piledriver architecture and 3.6/4.2GHz clocks

AMD has silently launched its new FX-6330 Black Edition six-core CPU which is currently available only in the APAC region.

DICE confirms new Battlefield game
Published in Games
Monday, 14 December 2015 20:40

DICE confirms new Battlefield game


Expected before holiday 2016 season

A senior executive at DICE has confirmed that the developer is working on a new game in the Battlefield franchise and according to earlier details, it will be once again set in military setting, as opposed to the recently released Battlefield Hardline.