With HBM2 memory

AMD
Over the last weeks we have already seen some details and various leaks about AMD RX Vega and today there is a news about the upcoming versions, which are supposed to become available. According to latest rumors, AMD RX Vega will available with 4GB and 8GB HBM2 versions and this also explains why there have been several different device IDs visible in the latest Linux GPU drivers.

With up to 512GB drives

Transcend
NVMe capable SSDs are growing increasingly popular these days, offering much higher transfer speeds than the usual SATA drive. New markets always offer new opportunities and that on the other hand means that different vendors will launch new products. Transcend is one of those having presented their new MTE850 NVMe SSD.

More details unveiled

Gigabyte
Last week we have seen the first rumors regarding the upcoming Gigabyte AORUS GTX 1080 Ti Extreme Edition. Meanwhile Gigabyte has published more details on the AORUS GTX 1080 Ti and the flagship AORUS GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Edition. Both models feature a triple-fan cooler with black and orange color scheme.

Intel Core i7-7740K spotted

28.03.2017 - Posted by Luca Rocchi

On an ASRock X299 Professional Fatal1ty Gaming i7

Intel
According to a rumor from Benchlife.info, Intel is going to launch their Core i7-7000 Skylake-X series processors during Gamescom in August. This new series of CPUs will be a bit different compared to what we have seen so far from Intel. With X299, the manufacturer is going to launch a platform that will be host to processors with four to ten cores.

Rig of the Day - Wade

28.03.2017 - Posted by Luca Rocchi

Staszek Tips Wiertelak

ocaholic
Today we have a new build from Staszek Tips Wiertelak for you. Staszek is a new modder from Poland and this is its first mod that we share in our Rig of the day. Since we don't know what there is under the hood you will not find any specification.

Weblinks

ocaholic
In our hardware roundup we post all reviews from the hardware sites around the globe we can find. Apparently we wish you a lot of fun browsing the lists and we hope you're going to enjoy those reviews.

The new high-end parts from AMD

AMD
A Reddit user posted two diagrams showing details on the upcoming AMD X390 and X399 chipsets. Both of them should be compatible with the allegedly upcoming AMD Ryzen 9 series CPU, which might feature 12 or even 16 cores. Although we don't know if these diagrams are real or fake, they certainly look like something that could be possible for AMD to come up with.

Overview

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Here is a summary of what you missed this week! We have received many configurations via email, we thank all our fans and next week we will continue uploading new pictures. Stay tuned! If you'd like to join, send to us a message at our official facebook page: facebook

First board with silver PCB from Gigabyte

Gigabyte
Gigabyte already has a wide portfolio when it comes to motherboards but that didn’t stop them from teasing yet another model. The new board is going to belong to the Designare series. Their Designare line has been first shown in combination with Intel Z170 and X99 chipsets.

First mini-ITX model

Biostar
Biostar has been the first manufacturer to show AMD AM4 300-series motherboards. A few months ago, during an event in Taiwan, Biostar has shown 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 Racing X370-GTN motherboard.

Compatible with AMD X399 chipset

AMD
There's not a day that we’re not talking about AMD Ryzen. According to a rumor that originated in the SiSoft Sandra database, AMD is already working on a new high-end Ryzen CPU which will feature 12 cores and 24 threads. Furthermore this new CPU will be compatible with the upcoming AMD X399 chipset.

Rig of the Day - Orange

27.03.2017 - Posted by Luca Rocchi

Jozh Eusebio

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Today we have a new build from Jozh Eusebio for you. Jozh is a new modder and this is its first mod that we share in our Rig of the day.

Soon available

Gigabyte
A few days ago, Gigabyte has shown a teaser about the GTX 1080 Ti AORUS Extreme Edition graphics card which is based on the new flagship chip - GP102 - from NVIDIA. While there are still no details available, another card has meanwhile been outlined with pictures.

Price set to 5000 dollars

Dell
Dell has expanded its monitor lineup with a new model which features a 32-inch panel with 7680 x 4320 resolution. According to Dell the display covers 100 percent of the Adobe RGB, sRGB and Rec709 color spectrum and a few other color standards. The new Dell UP3218K is one of the first 8K monitors that you can buy.

Another benchmark for the Vulkan API

Futuremark
Futuremark has just updated its 3DMark benchmarking suite and this new build adds Vulkan support. There is now an API Overhead feature test to compare Vulkan, DirectX 12, and DirectX 11. The Vulkan test requires compatible video drivers with Vulkan support. The new update also brings some additional fixes and improvements.

Memory prices on the rise

24.03.2017 - Posted by Luca Rocchi

Price going up also in 2017

DRAMeXchange
If you’ve been looking for new DRAM for your rig during the past months you might have noticed that prices were on the rise continuously. TrendForce has published their quarterly report explaining the different factors that contribute to this development. Between September and October of 2016 the average price of 4GB DRAM memory has increased by 20% jumping from 14.5$ to 17.5$.

Four models available

Corsair
Corsair has announced their new Corsair One systems. They are supposed , a new lineup of pre-built systems designed to deliver high performance in a tiny package. The design remind us a bit of a Mac Pro, however Corsair has added several vents to improve the airflow and a few LEDs can be found as well.

Rig of the Day - Antec Cube

24.03.2017 - Posted by Luca Rocchi

GGF Lan Party

ocaholic
Today we have another build from GGF Lan Party for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good.

Featuring air and water cooling

MSI
A few weeks ago, MSI was teasing its Gaming X version of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics cards. With the new series, MSI offers three different custom air cooled GeForce GTX 1080 Ti cards, a Sea Hawk model with a preinstalled Corsair CLC all-in-one water cooler, and a Sea Hawk EK card with an water cooler from EK Water Blocks.

RGB memory controlled via software

Gigabyte
RGB Fusion is available on many Gigabyte and Aorus Gaming Series Motherboards. Whether you plan to use an Intel or AMD platform, RGB Fusion is available on several Gigabyte motherboards and features a whole set of lighting options. RGB Fusion from Gigabyte is the first motherboard software to support lighting control for the recently launched Corsair Vengeance RGB memory kits.
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