Stuart Gale

Stuart Gale is retired from the Australian Army and now resides in Thailand. He loves to do extreme overclocking and benching using Liquid Nitrogen. He is also a tech lover and enjoys reading about new and old technology.

Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX SE Chassis Press Release

Phanteks today announces the new Special Edition Enthoo Evolv ITX which brings two new colors to the Enthoo Evolv ITX Series. The two color options are PH-ES215P_WT (White with Black Interior) and PH-ES215P_SRD (Black with Red interior). Phanteks are well known for thier air cooling solutions as well as cases and now bring you two new cases to thier Enthoo Evolv …

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A Beginners Guide To LN2 Benchmarking – Subzero Series

If you are reading this, then maybe you are ready to make the jump into subzero benchmarking or just interested in a simple how to. Subzero benchmarking is where you use LN2 (Liquid Nitrogen), DICE (Dry Ice), Phase change units or even, for those daring enough, LHE (Liquid Helium). The main focus of this guide is to show you what …

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NVIDIA Quadro M5000 and Quadro M4000 Anounced

Nvidia has announced two new Quadro cards to thier workstation card line up based on the Maxwell graphics core. The Quadro M5000 and Quadro M4000 both share the Maxwell 2 GM204 based architecture but with some minor differences. The Nvidia Quadro M5000 features 2048 cuda cores, 128 TMUs and 64 ROPs with a core speed of 1050MHz. The card also comes …

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Intel Skylake Arrives – Packaging & Pricing Revealed

Now that Skylake has been released, here are some pictures of the retail boxes which are surprisingly colorful. They seem to be a throwback to the pre-Pentium 4 era. These are shots of the packaging for the Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K. The I7-6700K has been seen on Amazon for $397.99 whilst the I5-6600K is at $274.99. Intel Core I7-6700K  Now we …

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Intel’s Tick-Tock Production Cycle Slows Down

Most PC enthusiasts have heard about Intel’s Tick-Tock production cycle. Simply put, each Tock introduces a new micro-architecture while the Tick then miniaturizes to a small fabrication process. This meant the new CPU series was introduced once a year where one year a Tock is introduced and the following a Tick is then introduced in which the process repeats itself. …

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G.Skill Ripjaws 4 DDR4-3000 Memory Review

G.Skill memory has a great reputation, especially with PC enthusiasts, gamers,  overclockers and extreme overclockers. They have made DIMM’s using various IC’s from PSC on their DDR3 Pi series, Hynix IC’s on the Ripjaws line and with Samsung on their DDR3 TridentX line up.  Today, we have  G.Skill Ripjaws4 DDR4 3000CL15 16GB kit on the Bench with the product code …

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