In few months already?
Looking at the Z370 line-up from ASUS quite a few things have change compared to the past and one of those things is the “ROG STRIX” series. There is now a complete lineup of STRIX Gaming motherboards and one of those is the ROG STRIX Z370-I Gaming, which is mini-ITX board that sports several features and RGB lighting.
Today we have another build from HRC for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good. Like every day we're showing you a very nice build or from one of our modder friends. As always we will show you the nicest pictures of the build and if possible also the specifications here in the news and the full album with all pictures can be found in our Case Mod Gallery.
With 32GB capacity
When G.Skill isn't breaking world records for the speed of its memory, it's raising the bar for latency instead. The company has announced yet another memory kit for modders, gamers and overclockers. The TridentZ RGB DDR4-4266MHz are now available with 32GB (4x8GB) capacity and ultra-low latency at a tiny CL17 timing. They're aimed at high-end X299 and Z370 platforms.
Featuring two large fans
A few weeks after we first saw leaks of the card, XFX has officially announced the RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 Double Edition. Both cards come with a custom cooler which sport two large red fans. Although both cards belong to the custom series they seem to match clock speeds of the reference RX Vega models.
A new All-In-One
With GTX 1080 Ti Kingpin Edition
We have covered K|ngp|n breaking world records in the past and apparently the US American Vince Lucido did it again. This time he used one GTX 1080 Ti Kingpin Edition to raise the bar in Futuremark’s Fire Strike Extreme benchmark even higher. The new world record is beyond 20K points and 600 points higher than the polish overclocker Xtreme Addict.
With up to 1920 GB capacity
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. With the EPX series, LiteOn introduces enterprise-grade SSDs with M.2 22110 form factor and PCI-Express 3.0 x4 interface.
Faster than NVIDIA GTX 1080
Compatible with Core i9 7980XE processor
Designed for overclockers
During Computex 2017, ASUS has unveiled several Intel X299 motherboards and they're all starting to hit the market. The ROG Rampage VI Apex has been announced several times but it will be available only now. This motherboard features an E-ATX form factor with several PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slots and M.2 slots. The motherboard is finally available and listed also on Geizhals.
Until November 28th
First security update
A few days ago, Intel announced a complete review of its ME firmware and created some fixes for that, as well as for the Intel Server Platform Services (SPS) and Intel Trusted Execution Engine (TXE). At the moment there is a tool (available for Windows and Linux) from Intel that detects vulnerabilities on your PC. However for Elevation of Privilege fixes you will have to wait the service of your motherboard maker or laptop OEM.
Standard or windowed
Futuremark's latest virtual reality benchmark VRMark Cyan Room is finally available for download. This new test measures your PC's performance with the more efficient DirectX12 API. According to the company, the test sports a new DirectX 12 engine which allows complex environment and gorgeous graphics.
Today we have another build from Mod'n'Go Design for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good. Like every day we're showing you a very nice build or from one of our modder friends. As always we will show you the nicest pictures of the build and if possible also the specifications here in the news and the full album with all pictures can be found in our Case Mod Gallery.
According to JPR Q3-2017 research
A few weeks ago, NVIDIA has published its latest set of financials. According to the papers, the results were good with revenues and profits topping the final score. Furthermore, according to NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang, the company did pretty well in the gaming market. However NVIDIA didn't share any data about units and market share, but Jon Peddie Research has just published a report about it.
80 Plus Bronze efficiency rating
With a pre-installed full cover water block
EVGA already has a wide portfolio when it comes to graphics cards but that didn't stop them from launching yet another model. A few days ago, EVGA has introduced their new GTX 1080 Ti Kingpin Hydro Copper graphics card which comes with a liquid cooling block. As all the other Kingpin Edition cards before, this version is also aimed at overclockers and performance enthusiasts.