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AMD Zen Architecture Officially Detailed – Promises 40% IPC Gain Over Excavator

AMD laid out the company’s future to their investors at their financial analyst day, yesterday, and what a future it is. While the company denied the legitimacy of the recently leaked investor presentation, which supposedly offered detailed specifics for their upcoming ‘Zen’ CPU architecture, they did offer some worthwhile details of said architecture. AMD’s ‘Zen’ is a completely new design, …

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Thermaltake Water 3.0 Ultimate CPU Cooler Review

System cooling is very important in high end systems. Gamers and enthusiasts are always looking for another way to push their system to its limit, whether it be by operating system tweaks or overclocking their CPU for every last bit of performance. With CPUs hitting overclocks in the 4.5GHz to 5GHz range, CPU cooling is very important. High performance air …

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