Apple admits it stuffed up the MacBook Pro
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 12:00

Apple admits it stuffed up the MacBook Pro


Will release a proper one later in the year

The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple usually requires an order from the Supreme Court to admit that it has done anything wrong, but apparently has realised it stuffed up the MacBook Pro.

Gigabyte unveils Aorus v7 gaming notebooks at CES
Published in Notebooks


Kaby Lake, 144Hz and UHD displays, relatively lightweight


Gigabyte is a well-known PC company that has dofne a remarkable job in delivering top-tier components in its motherboard and notebook product designs over the last three decades for enthusiast overclockers and more recently a range of casual to serious gamers.

MSI unveils Z270 motherboard lineup at CES
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 08:14

MSI unveils Z270 motherboard lineup at CES


Supporting up to DDR4 4000MHz, Intel Optane SSDs


During a trip over the weekend to MSI’s product suite at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, we were able to check out the company’s Z270 desktop motherboard product line for overclockers, gamers, military users, and professionals alike.

EVGA unveils its new Intel Z270 motherboards at CES 2017
Published in Motherboards


Z270 Classified K, Z270 FTW K and Z270 Stinger

Following the launch of Intel's new 7th generation Kaby Lake CPUs and the new Intel Z270 chipset, EVGA has unveiled three new motherboards, the EVGA Z270 Classified K, EVGA Z270 FTW K and the EVGA Z270 Stinger.

Origin makes Kaby Lake worthwhile
Published in Processors
Friday, 06 January 2017 12:35

Origin makes Kaby Lake worthwhile


Professional overclocking to 5GHz


While we have said that Intel’s new Kaby Lakes are a bit of a snooze, a high-end custom PC builder has taken advantage of the one thing it is good at – overclocking.

G.Skill announces new DDR4 memory for Intel Z270
Published in Memory


Brings tighter latencies

G.Skill has announced its new DDR4 memory specifications designed for Intel's new 7th generation Core processors and Z270 motherboards, which will be a part of its well-known Trident Z series.

Intel NUC gets new processors
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 10:42

Intel NUC gets new processors


But its connections are more useful


Chipzilla’s "Next Unit of Computing" (NUC) hardware has been one of the few bright spots of the PC industry, and now it seems that Intel wants to give them a refresh.

Zotac bringing GTX 1080 Mini to CES 2017 show
Published in Graphics
Saturday, 31 December 2016 11:37

Zotac bringing GTX 1080 Mini to CES 2017 show


External Graphics Dock as well

Zotac will be bringing some rather interesting new products to the Consumer Electronics Show 2017, which starts on January 5th, 2017, in Las Vegas. In addition to the Mini PCs equipped with the latest Intel Kaby Lake CPU and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, Zotac will also show a short SFF-ready GTX 1080 Mini as well as its own external graphics dock.

Intel's Core i7-7700K overclocked past 7GHz
Published in Processors
Thursday, 29 December 2016 00:27

Intel's Core i7-7700K overclocked past 7GHz


Better overclocking than Skylake

While it might not be interesting for an average consumer, Intel's upcoming 7th generation Core Kaby Lake CPU series might be quite popular with overclockers as it is much better overclocker than Skylake and manages to hit a stable 7GHz overclock.

Retail Kaby Lake CPU boxes pictured
Published in Processors
Thursday, 22 December 2016 11:13

Retail Kaby Lake CPU boxes pictured


Nearly identical to Skylake ones

Picture of retail boxes for Intel's upcoming 7th generation Core Kaby Lake CPUs have found its way online showing that Intel won't change much, at least when it comes to packaging.