G.Skill Ripjaws 4 Fastest DDR4 Kit

G.Skill Has 32GB of DDR4 Memory Stable At 3333MHz With 1.35v

G.SKill recently announced that they had the fastest DDR4 memory kit in the world and was showing off that kit in the demo area at IDF 2014 today in San Francisco. Just this week we posted up a review on the G.Skill Ripjaws 4 16GB (4x4GB) 3000MHz DDR4 kit of memory, but it pales in …more

Apple Debuts Next-Gen iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple Debuts Next-Gen iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple has announced their newest mobile device, the iPhone 6 Plus. This will be Apple’s largest phone with a screen meat 5.5-inches and thickness at just over 7-mm with a resolution of of 1920 x 1080 resolution.  The 4.7-inch Apple iPhone 6 was also introduced with a resolution of 1334 x 750 – almost 40% …more

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Intel Shows First Skylake Processor Demo and Announces 2H 2015 Release Date

Moments ago Brian Krzanich, Intel Chief Executive Officer, kicked off this years Intel Developer forum here in San Fransisco, California. Mr. Krzanich shared Intel’s vision for the future and provides updates on advancements in Intel technologies. One of the most exciting announcements from the morning keynote from a high-end desktop hardware perspective was the demonstration …more

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Watch the IDF 2014 Opening Keynote Live Now!

Intel Chief Executive Officer, Brian Krzanich, has kicked off IDF 2014 and is on stage right now giving the opening keynote in San Francisco. Be sure to take a look at the livestream below that runs 9-10:30 a.m. PT.

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What Is The Safe Voltage Range For DDR4 Memory Overclocking?

DDR4 memory is very new and we haven’t been told by anyone what the safe range is for DDR4 memory, which is a bit strange if you think about it. One of the key features of DDR4 memory is that the supply voltage has been reduced to just 1.2 Volts, providing a 20% improvement over …more

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 & GTX 970 3DMark FireStrike Performance

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 ‘Maxwell’ Performance Numbers Leaked

The rumors about the latest NVIDIA graphics cards code named Maxwell have been spinning for awhile now. Today though some of the performance numbers have leaked out. While I don’t have the exact specifications of the cards being used, the chart above does give us some clues. The chart from VideoCardz.com lists the GeForce GTX …more


ASUS Shows Off Special Intel LGA2011-3 Socket With More CPU Pins!

Did you know that the ASUS ROG Rampage V Extreme, ASUS X99-Deluxe, ASUS X99-Pro and ASUS X99-A feature LGA2011-3 sockets? If you are an enthusiast you likely did, but did you know that ASUS went with a unique patent-pending OC Socket that has extra pins for extra performance? We weren’t aware of that before Haswell-E …more


NVIDIA Announces ‘Game24′ Global PC Gaming Event on September 18th

  NVIDIA just announced their first ever global PC gaming celebration, GAME24! The 24-hour event starts on September 18th at 6PM PST and is headlined by NVIDIA with support from game developers and other PC gaming hardware companies. The goal of this event is to celebrate PC gaming, but there are also rumors that this …more

AMD Never Settle Space Edition

AMD Never Settle Space Edition bundle

Over the weekend, AMD announced the Never Settle Space Edition game bundle that will roll out along with the new AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics card on September 2nd, 2014. The new game bundle promo is basically an update to the current AMD Never Settle Forever bundle that is being offered right now. Additions of …more

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Intel Haswell-E Processor Prices and Slide Deck Leak Early

It looks like Intel will be releasing the Haswell-E processor lineup along with the X99 platform on Friday the 29th, which is just several days away. According to leaked slides Intel will be launching three Haswell-E processors to start with.  The flagship model will be the Intel Core i7-5960X, which is an 8-core with 20MB …more

Sapphire R9 285 2G GDDR5 ITX COMPACT OC

Sapphire R9 285 2G GDDR5 ITX COMPACT OC Video Card Announced

We were just sent over images of a SAPPHIRE ITX COMPACT Edition video card for the upcoming AMD Radeon R9 285 video card series! The dimensions on the Sapphire R9 285 2G GDDR5 ITX COMPACT OC video card are 171(L)X110(W)X35(H) mm and it supports up to four displays. The AMD Radeon R9 285 has 1972 stream …more

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Amazon Aqcuires Twitch for $970 Million

In an open letter addressed to the community, Twitch Interactive CEO Emmett Shear announced that Twitch has been acquired by Amazon. Rumors had been abound this morning, but the following except from the statement confirms the deal . “Today, I’m pleased to announce we’ve been acquired by Amazon. We chose Amazon because they believe in …more

Charter Communications Comments on Major Internet Outage

Charter Communications Comments on Major Internet Outage

We noticed that Charter Communications was having Internet outage issues this afternoon and it looks like reports are coming in across the country that there are issues. We reached out to one of our Charter contacts here in St. Louis and found out that they were well aware of the issue and are looking into …more


AMD Radeon R9 285 2GB Video Card Will Be $249 on September 2nd – #AMD30LIVE

Devon Nekechuk and John Byrne are just wrapping up at #AMD30LIVE and have announced the AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics card!  The AMD Radeon R9 285 2GB reference card has 1,792 stream processor, running at up to 918MHz, which is good for 3.29 TFLOPS of compute power. The card comes with either 2 to 4 …more