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Overclocked your Skylake CPU? See how it measures up here

Overclocking today is far easier than it once was, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t some real science behind it. Only a deft hand can coax those few extra megahertz from a CPU, especially this latest generation of Skylake chips. If you think you might be one of those …

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G. Skill breaks DDR4 OC record

G.Skill is no stranger to breaking new ground when it comes to memory speed world records, so it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that it’s done that once again, this time smashing the DDR4 world record with a frequency of 4255MHz. Unlike some previous records however, this wasn’t …

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K|NGP|N overclocks GeForce GTX 980 to record-high frequencies again

Vince “K|NGP|N” Lucido, a legendary overclocker who works with EVGA, has managed to overclock a GeForce GTX 980-based graphics card to record-high 2.20GHz/9GHz (GPU/memory) clock-rates and break a couple of world’s records in 3DMark FireStrike benchmark once again. In a bid to prove his world-class skills in overclocking, K|NGP|N pushed …

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Intel Core i7 4790K Devil’s Canyon Review (inc. Overclocking)

Our review of the new Intel Core i7 4790K. It has been some time coming even though we have had an Intel sample for some time now. We wanted to take our time and not only review the processor but create a little overclocking guide for our readers buying one. We found a lot of interesting things - including some processor degradation when we pushed it too hard, for too long. All things considered Is this the processor you want to consider for your next system? What about Intel's new Intel’s NGPTIM? How does it overclock? How is power consumption? How does it rate beside the 4770K?

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Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Case Review

Today we are going to take a look at the Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 which directly replaces the Arc Midi case that  we looked at in-depth last year over here.  The Arc range of cases are designed with performance users in mind as they don’t focus specifically on noise suppression like …

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Braebo Enforcer Gaming PC Review

Today we are going to look at the Enforcer gaming PC which is a mid-range system from a company called Braebo Computers. They are a relatively small company who cater predominantly for the low to mid range of the PC market, however they have a few attractively featured overclocked gaming …

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NZXT Kraken X40 Review

Today we are going to take a look at the Kraken X40, which is one of NZXT’s first attempts at a performance liquid cooler.  It is a similar design to the X60, however it features a smaller 140 mm radiator for those who don’t have room for a 280 mm …

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Sapphire Vapor-X CPU Cooler Review

Renowned for enthusiast-grade graphics cards that push the boundaries of performance, Sapphire is on the hunt for success with the company’s first ever CPU cooler – the Vapor-X. Utilising vapour chamber technology, can Sapphire replicate the success of the critically-acclaimed Vapor-X coolers used on their graphics cards? A direct-contact vapour chamber base should …

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Asus P8Z77-V LX Motherboard Review

Asus produce a comprehensive range of motherboards which spans the performance and budget friendly ends of the market.  We have already looked at some of their high performance Z77 motherboards including the Sabertooth Z77 and Republic of Gamers Maximus V Z77  Gene which are designed for users who want the ultimate …

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