AMD Athlon x4 880K

AMD Athlon X4 880K Processor Review & Overclocking to 4.5 GHz

AMD Athlon X4 880K Review – Godavari When purchasing a low cost processor, you need to know what your main use of it will be.  Depending on your needs, a low cost processor might not be the best choice; especially if you are wanting to do heavy duty tasks such as video encoding.  Of course, …more

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Gigabyte Brix Pro UHD GB-BNi7HG4-950

Gigabyte Brix Gaming UHD Mini-PC Review – GB-BNi7HG4-950

Gigabyte Brix Gaming UHD Mini-PC Review Gigabyte launched the BRIX series back in 2013 to cover the growing ultra compact and versatile DIY PC kit market. Gigabyte has offered a broad choice of processors covering a range of performance points and a couple of those systems have been aimed at gamers of the years. Gamers …more

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New 7th Gen Intel Core Logo

Intel 7th Gen Kaby Lake Processor Architecture Details Released

Intel believes that we are on the cusp of a new era for the PC and that the PC continually evolves and adapts to the trends around us. The new PCs coming to market now are the most innovative ever with not only touch interfaces, but IR cameras, pens, bio-metric inputs and so on. The …more

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CyberPowerPC Gamer Xtreme VR Box

CyberPowerPC Gamer Xtreme VR PC Review – GXiVR8020A

Amazon’s Choice For Desktop Gaming PC – CyberPowerPC Gamer Xtreme VR Last year Amazon began a new service called service called Amazon’s Choice that allows Amazon’s Echo (Alexa) voice-activated speaker to order something by just saying what you want aloud. You are effectively turning over your decision-making to Amazon, but is stands to make daily life easier. …more

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Intel Core i7-6950X

Intel Core i7-6950X Processor Review – 10-core Broadwell-E Benchmarked

Intel Core i7-6950X Arrives With 10-Cores! Intel Broadwell-E processors are finally here and sadly before I even started to type this review most of the details have been leaked out around the web this month and some have already made it up on eBay. It’s getting harder to keep a secret these days and it certainly …more

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The NUC6i7KYK Front Panel

Intel NUC NUC6i7KYK Skull Canyon Mini PC Review

Intel NUC NUC6i7KSYK – Skull Canyon Arrives If you are a big fan of the Intel NUC mini-PC series, but didn’t think they had enough power for your needs, we have a special treat for you. We’ve spent the past week playing around with the Intel NUC code named ‘Skull Canyon’ that features the latest 6th Generation …more

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Intel NUC NUC6i5SYK

Intel NUC NUC6i5SYK Skylake Mini PC Review

Intel NUC NUC6i5SYK – Your Gaming Solution The size of the PC market has been flat to decreasing in recent years, but Intel has always found ways to maintain solid profitability in their PC division. Right now Intel’s strategy appears to be focusing on the growing 2 in 1s and PC gaming market, but there …more

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Intel Pentium G4400 Box

Intel Pentium G4400 Processor Review – Budget Skylake

Intel Pentium G4400 Skylake Processor – A Low-Cost Gamers Skylake Processor? When Intel releases a new processor family, we immediately start seeing reviews and opinions on the enthusiast grade processors such as the i5-6600K and the i7-6700K, both of which are great processors, however there is a downside; they are some of the more expensive processors. …more

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Gigabyte BRIX S BSi7-6500 Front Panel

Gigabyte BRIX S BSi7H-6500 Ultra Compact PC Kit Review

Gigabyte’s BRIX Mini PCs Get Skylake Processors Today we have Gigabyte BRIX S Ultra Compact PC Kit in the hot seat. This isn’t the Gigabyte BRIX S BXi5H-5200 Ultra Compact PC Kit that we reviewed last year, but rather the Gigabyte BRIX S BSi7H-6500 Ultra Compact PC Kit. This is one of the many revamped …more

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Intel Compute Stick - Intel Atom x5-Z8300 Processor

Intel Compute Stick STK1AW32SC Review with Cherry Trail

Intel Compute Stick Gets The Latest Intel Atom Processor – Cherry Trail The Intel Compute Stick was introduced in April 2015 and received a luke warm welcome as the tiny HDMI computer stick certainly had a number of faults.  Most people need to keep in mind that the Intel Compete Stick was a first generation product …more

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Intel NUC Mini PC NUC5PGYH

Intel NUC NUC5PGYH Review – Complete Mini PC w/ Windows 10

Intel NUC NUC5PGYH – The First NUC That Comes With Windows! The Intel Next Unit of Computing (NUC) mini PC debuted in 2012 as a barebone kit that consisted of just a mainboard with a 22nm Ivy Bridge Processor, CPU cooler, enclosure, VESA mounting bracket and an external power supply. Over the past several years Intel …more

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ECS LIVA X2 Mini PC

ECS LIVA X2 Review – Fanless Mini-PC Powered By Intel Braswell

ECS LIVA X2 Fanless Compact PC Review When the ECS LIVA Windows Based Mini PC Kit came out in the summer of 2014 it was a pretty nifty little system that ran pretty good considering it only cost $135. Without breaking the bank you could purchase an ECS LIVA, assemble the included hardware and then put …more

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G.Skill Ripjaws V and ASUS Z170 Deluxe

Intel Core i7-6700K Cache Overclocking With DDR4 3600 MHz Memory

Last week I looked at DDR4 memory scaling from 2133MHz to 3866MHz on the new Intel 6th Generation Core i7-6700K ‘Skylake’ processor. Since that article was published I’ve received a number of kind and helpful letters from the overclocking community, board makers and memory companies with ideas on how to get even better memory performance. …more

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Intel Core i7-6700K CPU

Intel Core i7-6700K Skylake Processor Review

Intel Core i7-6700K Processor – Our First 14nm Skylake CPU Review! Intel today launched the 6th Generation Intel Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K processors along with the Intel Z170 at Gamescom in Germany. Intel released these two new 14nm ‘Skylake’ unlocked K-Sku processors at Gamescom to show that Intel remains dedicated to PC gaming. Intel believes …more

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