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Phanteks PH-TC12LS CPU Cooler Review – Quiet and Low-Profile Ready

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Last week we reviewed the Phanteks PH-TC14S, a slimline dual-tower CPU cooler, which proved to offer performance that rivals even the largest air coolers on the market. This week, we’re taking a look at an even smaller cooling solution from Phanteks, the PH-TC12LS, a low-profile ready 120mm cooler aimed at mini-ITX systems. Does the PH-TC12LS live up to the Phanteks name? ... Read More »

A Beginner’s Guide to Overclocking The Intel X99 CPU

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As we frequently visit many online PC gaming communities, and sub-reddits, we’ve noticed that there are actually a lot of people who don’t have any experience with overclocking. This is troubling, since overclocking can actually provide a significant increase in performance at virtually no extra costs to the end-user, and while it may seem daunting at first, it has actually become ... Read More »

Intel Press Conference – CES 2015 Update

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We had the chance to check out Intel’s Press Conference yesterday, and while interesting it definitely lacked in desktop hardware announcements. Instead, Intel focused on 3D cameras and wearable’s, the latter of which seems to be a running theme of CES 2015. INTEL REALSENSE 3D CAMERA Intel spent the bulk of the show talking about their RealSense 3D camera technology, ... Read More »

Intel Core i7 5960X CPU Review – What Has Become The Industry’s Best

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Ever since the first dual-core desktop CPUs started rolling out in 2005, the race to bring more computing cores to desktop processors has been on. Now, nearly a decade later, Intel has pushed ahead further than ever before with the release of the Core i7 5960X, their first ever consumer socketed eight-core CPU. While, this isn’t the first time we’ve ... Read More »

4K Gaming PC Under $1500 (USD) – Our Build Of The Week

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With the recent arrival of relatively inexpensive, high quality 4K ultra high-definition displays, 4K gaming is becoming more common and a lot easier to get into. The only problem is, many users don’t know exactly what kind of hardware they’d need in order to push their games at 4K. What’s worst is that many also think a 4K capable machine ... Read More »

Intel’s Pentium G3258 – Budget Overclocker’s Dream or Big Bust?

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INTRODUCING THE NEW PENTIUM G3258 The Intel Pentium G3258 Anniversary Edition CPU represents the first time Intel has allowed for overclocking on a Pentium series part since the introduction of it’s Core family of processors in 2009. What makes this worth writing about is the fact that this is Intel’s first enthusiast grade processor to be released at under $100, ... Read More »

Cooler Master Releases Two New Seidon CPU Liquid Coolers

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While having renowned air coolers in the V-series and Hyper-series, Cooler Master looks to add the same value in the form of liquid cooling. The AIO Seidon line has two new additions – the 120XL and the 240M. The 120XL is an upgraded version of the 120M that was released a few months back. The XL has an extra 120mm ... Read More »

AMD Partners With Dot Hill for APU Virtual RAID Adapter Technology – Is It Better Than Hardware RAID?

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Storage specialist Dot Hill has announced a partnership with AMD to provide virtual RAID adapter technology to be utilized with AMD’s newer generation of APUs.  Dot Hill’s Virtual RAID Adapter technology is proving to be more flexible, and in many cases, better-performing than traditional RAID-on-motherboard or hardware RAID solutions. What is a Virtual RAID Adapter?  Traditionally, RAID protection has been ... Read More »

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