AMD X370 Chipset Motherboards

Thermal Image Testing on AMD X370 Motherboards by ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI

AMD X370 Motherboards Meet The FLIR Thermal Imager Thermal performance is important to PC gamers and enthusiasts, so we wanted to take a look at VRM thermal performance on some of the AMD X370 motherboards that we have in our possession for testing. Those boards would be the ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Hero ($254.99), GIGABYTE GA-AX370-Gaming 5 ($194.99) …more

AMD Ryzen X370 Motherboards and Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 Memory Kits

AMD Ryzen – Single-Rank Versus Dual-Rank DDR4 Memory Performance

AMD Ryzen – Single-Rank Versus Dual-Rank DDR4 Memory Performance After finishing up our DDR4 memory scaling article on an AMD Ryzen processor with an AMD X370 chipset powered board we were left wondering if memory performance and scaling was similar on different AMX X370 motherboards from different manufacturers. We gathered up the MSI X370 XPOWER …more

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless Gaming Headset

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless Gaming Headset Review

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless Gaming Headset For Lag-Free Gaming SteelSeries is the most dominant peripheral manufacturer in eSports, with their sponsored teams winning more prize money and competitions than Razer and Logitech’s sponsored teams, combined. While winning eSports tournaments is great, producing quality peripherals that appeal to actual gamers is just one key to a successful business. SteelSeries, …more

Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X

Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X – Most Responsive Data Center SSD

Intel 3D Xpoint memory is a non-volatile memory (NVM) technology announced by Intel and Micron in July 2015 and today we are finally getting to see that technology come to market in a data center SSD, the Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X! The Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X will be offered in both PCIe add-in-board and U.2 form …more



ADATA XPG SX8000 – 3D MLC NAND NVMe SSD Aimed At Gamers If you are looking for a new M.2 PCIe NVMe you are in for a treat today as we will be looking at the ADATA XPG SX8000 512GB M.2 form factor Solid-State Drive (SSD) that utilizes the super fast PCIe Gen3x4 interface with …more

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1080

CPU Bottleneck? GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Tested on AMD Ryzen versus Intel Kaby Lake

CPU Bottleneck Exposed By GeForce GTX 1080 Ti? Last week, NVIDIA released the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition graphics card. This is the fastest desktop consumer graphics card in the world and we were torn on how we wanted to test it. We are in the middle of updating out GPU test bench and …more

HyperX Cloud Revolver S Gaming Headset

HyperX Cloud Revolver S Gaming Headset Review

HyperX Cloud Revolver S Gaming Headset Looks like the HyperX team is at it again and has come out with a new improved version of the HyperX Cloud Revolver S Headset. This is their flagship highest end headset and is made purely for the gamer in all of us. As most of you probably already …more

AMD AM4 Motherboards Are Hard To Find

One Motherboard Maker Explains Why AMD AM4 Boards Are Missing

If you’ve looked at building an AMD Ryzen 7 system you’ll find that the processors are pretty easy to find, but good luck finding a motherboard. Most of the AMD motherboards based on the X370 and B350 chipsets are out of stock and back-ordered. It doesn’t matter what brand you are looking for as ASUS, ASRock, …more

Ghost Recon Wildlands Ultra Image Quality

A Look at NVIDIA Turf Effects in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands

NVIDIA Turf Effects Finally Arrive in Ghost Recon: Wildlands On March 7, 2017 Ubisoft released the latest Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon game title, Ghost Recon Wildlands ($59.99 for PC). The game was developed by Ubisoft Paris and while it is the tenth installment in the Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon series, it is the first to be set …more

Official Ryzen DDR4 Memory Support

DDR4 Memory Scaling on AMD AM4 Platform – The Best Memory Kit For AMD Ryzen CPUs

Answering What DDR4 Clock Speed is Best For AMD AM4 Platforms AMD Ryzen processors are here and the number of people buying AMD platforms has spiked as a result. Those that are running out to buy Ryzen 7 series processor will need to also purchase the new AMD AM4 platforms using the B350 or X370 chipset with possibly …more

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 With ATI Ruby

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Overclocking – Best Ryzen Processor?

Is The Ryzen 7 1700 8-Core Processor For $329 The Best Value? On Thursday, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) launched their Ryzen 7 processor series and we looked at all three processors in our launch article. Over the past several days we’ve been able to spend more time with the Ryzen 7 1800X, 1700X and 1700 and …more

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X, 1700X and 1700 Processor Review

AMD Ryzen – Ready To Put The Pressure On Intel Today marks AMD’s grand re-entry to the high-end processor market after abandoning it years ago when they found that they were no longer competitive in that market. AMD exiting the high performance desktop computing market was a shock to many and it left Intel Corporation with …more


AMD Ryzen Motherboards Explained – What AMD AM4 Chipset To Buy

X370, B350 or A320 – Finding The Right AMD AM4 Chipset For Your Needs Tomorrow, AMD will be launching the Ryzen 7 processor series and this is a hard launch with product availability happening that day. That means tens of thousands of the pre-ordered and newly released processors will be headed out or picked up by the …more


Thermalright TRUE Spirit 140 Direct CPU Cooler Review

Introduction to the Thermalright TRUE Spirit 140 Direct Thermalright is a company that has been around for more than a decade, and they’ve been dedicated to making high quality performance cooling products for the enthusiast.  While we haven’t had a chance to review a Thermalright product in several years, we’re happy to have another one …more


ASUS ROG STRIX Z270G Gaming mATX Motherboard Review

ASUS ROG STRIX Z270G Gaming mATX Motherboard Review Most enthusiast look at the standard ATX motherboard because it usually includes more features than their little brothers mATX or mITX.  Over the past several generations of motherboards, that has been changing to where a new mATX motherboard can include nearly every feature that a standard ATX …more