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Cooler Master is offering AM4 upgrade kits

A few weeks back, we learned that a few CPU cooler makers were preparing to offer up AM4 upgrade kits to ensure compatibility for AMD’s upcoming Ryzen processors. Since then, a few cooler makers have confirmed compatibility via upgrade kits, including Phanteks and Noctua but this week, Cooler Master is …

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Rumour: AMD won’t be releasing six-core Ryzen CPUs

Update: Some new reports have now come to light claiming that six core Ryzen CPUs are possible and may see release after all. The rumour mill can’t make up its mind, you can find the updated information, HERE.  Original Story: AMD is gearing up for the launch of its first …

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Some CPU cooler makers are offering free AM4 upgrade kits

AMD is all set to launch its first Ryzen processor in just over a month, which means there will be many looking to upgrade. However, making the jump to the AM4 motherboard socket could introduce some compatibility issues with certain after-market coolers, which is why companies like Phanteks are offering …

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Intel said to launch Skylake X and X299 in August

It looks like Intel’s next batch of enthusiast grade high-end processors will be heading our way this Summer as fresh rumours this week claim that Intel will be launching the X299 chipset and Skylake X processors in August. This particular rumour comes from sources speaking with BenchLife, which has been …

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Intel brings Hyper Threading back to Pentiums with Kaby Lake

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Intel has officially launched its Kaby Lake desktop CPU lineup, we’ve already had a chance to review the Core i7 7700K and Core i5 7600K but there are lower end CPUs coming down the pipeline too. However, with Kaby Lake Intel is shaking up its Pentium-class processors a bit by …

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AMD set to launch Ryzen before March 3rd

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If you are still hanging on for AMD to release its first Ryzen CPU before upgrading your system, then it looks like you won’t need to wait much longer as reports this week indicate that the launch will be happening before the 3rd of March. AMD has been showing off …

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Every AMD Ryzen CPU will have an unlocked multiplier

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AMD has confirmed with some slide releases that the next-generation CPUs it will be releasing as part of its Ryzen range, will have fully unlocked multipliers. That’s not a restriction to high-end chips either: every single Ryzen CPU will be ‘unlocked,’ meaning every chip can be overclocked very easily. While …

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Intel confirms 10nm Cannon Lake still coming 2017

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The 10nm process has presented its fair share of technical difficulties for Intel. However, it looks like we should not expect any further delays to Cannon Lake, as this week Intel confirmed that we will see the first 10nm processors show up in PCs by the end of this year. …

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Intel Core i7 7700K and Core i5 7600K now available in UK

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If you have been keeping up with tech news over the last few days, then you probably noticed that Intel has officially launched its Kaby Lake desktop processors. We have already had the chance to review the Core i7 7700K and the Core i5 7600K but now, both processors are …

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OC record broken with MSI Z270 XPOWER mobo and 7700K at 7GHz

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At this point, it is well known that Intel will be launching its next generation Kaby Lake processors this week alongside the Z270 platform and while reviews have yet to land, it looks like overclockers are already getting to grips with the new Core i7 7700K. Today, Overclocking team ‘BenchBros’ …

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AMD’s Extended Frequency Range could auto-overclock Ryzen CPUs

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AMD’s big New Horizon show last night went a long way to giving people confidence that its upcoming Zen processors will be competitive with Intel’s best. However beyond stock performance, Ryzen CPUs will also be able to take advantage of AMD’s Extended Frequency Range (XFR) feature, which should automatically overclock …

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Reminder: AMD will show off Zen tonight at 9PM GMT

Announced at the tail end of November, AMD’s New Horizon event to show off its upcoming Zen CPU architecture takes place later today, 13th December. Although attendance will be restricted, any and all can view online. If you’d like to check in on the livestream, make sure to be ready …

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Intel and AMD are teaming up for a CPU/GPU bundle

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It looks like Intel and AMD are getting into the holiday spirit with a new CPU/GPU/Game bundle for Christmas, before January hits and the two have to become rivals once again. This month, AMD Radeon is joining forces with Intel to offer a bundle that includes a Core i5 6600K, …

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Report claims early details of Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X

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We have had Broadwell-E for around six months now, which means its about time we started hearing rumours about its replacement. This week, reports have begun popping up with new details on Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X, which will feature a new socket and a new chipset. The initial report comes …

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Qualcomm beats Intel to 10nm with 48-core server CPU

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It looks like Qualcomm is getting competitive with Intel in the server market by launching the ‘world’s first’ 10nm FinFET Centriq 2400 CPU featuring 48-cores. Qualcomm is primarily aiming this processor at datacenter use and the first 48-core samples are ready. The Centriq 2400 is the second generation of Qualcomm’s …

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