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Might AMD's next Tonga-based graphics card come with a 384-bit memory interface?

Tutorial - SEPTEMBER 29

hello guys . iam going to build a hardcore gaming pc i am going to buy i5-4670 and gtx 970 . though because of the processor iam crossing my limit...

news - SEPTEMBER 29 7

Details on EVGA's GTX 980 Classified and GTX 980 HydroCopper have surfaced.

news - SEPTEMBER 29 2

Gigabyte has launched a more moderate version of its GTX 970 graphics card, although this one is still very powerful.

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We looked at our previous-quarter builds, assessed their weaknesses, and made our upgrades. Each builder found better value by holding the line on price. Today, we find out which machine balances performance...

news - SEPTEMBER 25 2

DeepCool's latest water cooling unit is inspired by the looks of a nuclear reactor.

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Today’s high-end build adds a little muscle to last quarter’s parts list thanks to Devil's Canyon and a little bit of luck. Will a $1600 machine finally score big wins in both value and performance? A...

news - SEPTEMBER 24 6

Raijintek has built a rather interesting all-in-one water cooling unit.

reviews - SEPTEMBER 24 56

Don changes his focus this month, putting an emphasis on host processor performance rather than graphics potential. Does his gamble pay off in our benchmark suite, or does Intel's improved Devil's Canyon design...

news - SEPTEMBER 24 23

The Nvidia GeForce GTX SLI bridges match the styling of the high-end reference Nvidia cards.

reviews - SEPTEMBER 23 45

Paul Henningsen kicks off our System Builder Marathon with a stunning low-cost system that leans on Intel's Pentium G3258 processor, a Radeon R9 270 graphics card, and plenty of DDR3 memory. His hardware costs...

reviews - SEPTEMBER 22 59

Going more slowly is more efficient. That’s what AMD must have thought when they designed its new FX-8370E processor, thus closing a gap in the company's line-up. We evaluate whether this CPU is really more...

news - SEPTEMBER 19 27

Yesterday Nvidia launched its Maxwell-based GTX 980 and GTX 970 graphics cards, and today we bring you a roundup of various cards from the company's authorized board partners.

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Nvidia shows us what second-gen Maxwell architecture can do with its new GM204 chip and the GeForce GTX 970 and 980 graphics cards that wield it.

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Nvidia has launched its all-new GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970 graphics cards, which come packed full of new features and deliver this at a much lower TDP than before.

news - SEPTEMBER 18 7

BitFenix's new case combines an efficient Micro-ATX design with sleek looks and an LCD screen.

reviews - SEPTEMBER 18 22

Buyers of Intel's X99 platform, which supports Intel's Haswell-E and new DDR4 memory, were probably prepared to pay a premium for mid-market boards. Are any of these $240 to $300 models worthy of Intel’s...

news - SEPTEMBER 16 13

Can EKWB's pricey water block give you more performance-per-dollar than the stock cooler?

news - SEPTEMBER 16 5

Phanteks' Enthoo Evolv is a roomy micro-ATX case with all-aluminum side panels.

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This month reveals a wealth of new processors including Intel's eight-core beast, the Core i7-5960X. We also look at other Haswell-E options and consider AMD's new 95 W, eight-core FX processors, the 125 W...