Category : Computer

The Ethereum Effect: Graphics Card Price Watch (Updated)

About Ethereum Mining Ethereum, one of the most popular cryptocurrencies, is largely responsible for the sudden shortage of GPUs. The price of Ethereum has grown slowly over the last couple of years, and it really took off at the beginning of…

No Comments / 2 View / May 23, 2017

Id-Cooling Launches Three New Frostflow+ All-In-One Coolers

Just weeks after unveiling a new line of all-in-one coolers and CPU heatsinks at Computex, Id-Cooling is back in the news with the launch of its Frostflow+ series of closed-loop all-in-one coolers. The Frostflow+ series coolers are available in 280mm, 240mm, and 120mm…

No Comments / 1 View / May 22, 2017

Gigabyte Responds To Intel ME Updates With New Motherboard BIOS

In response to Intel’s latest Management Engine firmware updates, Gigabyte is in the process of updating the BIOS for its Q270, Q170, and X170-WS ECC series motherboards. The company has issued BIOS updates for motherboards equipped with X170, X150, B150,…

No Comments / 3 View / May 21, 2017

Extreme Overclocking: 10 Ryzen CPUs Under LN2

AMD’s Ryzen processors offer a compelling price/performance ratio right out of the box. But despite their many overclocking-friendly knobs and dials, most enthusiasts struggle to take the CPUs beyond 4 GHz. Given that we know the ins and outs of…

No Comments / 5 View / May 20, 2017

AMD’s AM4 Ryzen Chipsets

Ryzen is here, and with it comes a new generation of motherboard chipsets from AMD. We covered the X370 in some detail in our Ryzen reviewand touched lightly on the others before, but we’ll compare their features more closely in this…

No Comments / 1 View / May 10, 2017

NZXT Offers Free AM4 Upgrade Kits For Kraken Series Coolers

AMD’s Ryzen 7 CPUs are now available, but how will you keep these 8-core workhorses cool? The new CPU architecture comes with a brand new AM4 socket, and with it comes new CPU mount measurements, which means your existing CPU cooler…

No Comments / 1 View / May 9, 2017

AMD Ryzen CPUs Top Amazon’s Best Sellers List

Everyone’s getting ready for AMD Ryzen to debut. Manufacturers are releasing motherboard compatible with the new CPUs, AMD is steadily releasing more information about the processors, and now consumers have pre-ordered enough Ryzen chips to push them to the top of…

No Comments / 1 View / May 8, 2017

AMD Ryzen 1800X Appears Sold Out At Some Retailers (Updated)

The AMD Ryzen hype train can’t be stopped. Not long after the upcoming CPUs reached the top ofAmazon’s best sellers list, the 1800X has apparently started to sell out at some retailers, including Amazon itself. But fear not–some retailers still have the 1800X…

No Comments / 1 View / May 7, 2017

AMD Ryzen Motherboards Could Pose Heatsink Pressure Problem

Major new CPU launches rarely go without a hitch. Tom’s Hardware has learned that Ryzen motherboards (Socket AM4) could pose a potential problem with some of the announced CPU cooling solutions. This problem is specifically related to the backplates designed…

No Comments / 1 View / May 6, 2017

AMD Ryzen CPUs Top Amazon’s Best Sellers List

Everyone’s getting ready for AMD Ryzen to debut. Manufacturers are releasing motherboard compatible with the new CPUs, AMD is steadily releasing more information about the processors, and now consumers have pre-ordered enough Ryzen chips to push them to the top of…

No Comments / 1 View / May 5, 2017