The Modding Toolbox: Tools for Marking Out
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'Virtual Fences' not enough for Variant 4, sources say.
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We review PNY's XLR8 version of the GTX 780, which has an impressive overclock and three fan cooler
We take a look at MSI's Radeon R9 280X, featuring a core overclock and a Twin Frozr IV cooler.
Water- and nitrogen-cooling ready.
We've updated our cooler test rigs and retested a handful of coolers too.
MSI drop 1GB of memory from the Radeon HD 7850 for this version. What's the impact?
We evaluate the long awaited 6-core version of the Sandy Bridge CPU family
AMD has finally released Bulldozer – find out how well the new FX range performs.
Intel has revealed how best to overclock a Sandy Bridge E PC.
Next-gen Bulldozer CPU sets new Guinness world record for overclock.
Asus has revealed its Mars II graphics card, based on two GTX 580s!
A bug in a particular driver can cause Nvidia's latest GeForce GTX 590 graphics card to blow up.
A tiny AMD mini-ITX board with USB 3 and SATA 6Gbps support
Details of Intel's Z68 Express chipset for Sandy Bridge processors appeared on a leaked slide.
We see if XFX's first stab at a Radeon HD 6850 card is up to scratch
MSI has updated its N460GTX Hawk with new, low-latency RAM and a faster stock overclock.
Build your own supercomputer with two overclocked CPUs and up to seven graphics cards.
We've learnt Intel's upcoming Sandy Bridge CPUs might have some serious OC issues.
Get a huge performance boost for free, and without much extra noise or heat
Want to overclock your CPU to 5GHz? Then you'll need a water chiller (aka, a fridge)
Will Intel's first mid-range unlocked CPU set the market on fire?
Possibly the most overclockable CPU on the planet, and it costs less than £75!
This ASRock micro-ATX LGA1156 motherboard is one of the cheapest we've seen, and it has some odd but novel features: a Good Night LED? With a loaded BIOS loaded and some interesting overclocking results, we show you what the H55M Pro can do.
Now that motherboard BIOSes have matured for Intel's latest Clarkdale CPUs, we taken a return visit to Intel's cheap and cheerful Core i3-530, turn up the voltage and really see what it can do! Inside we've included a step-by-step guide on exactly how to overclock it on a couple of popular motherboards too.
AMD's latest chipset is the first to bring SATA 6Gbps support, but it also seems to bring massive overclockability. We look at the first board from Asus - priced at around £120, it looks like a bargain for getting the most from your Phenom II or Athlon II CPU.
The original Core i7-920 is the best selling high-end CPU, but as it's now nearing its 18-month birthday Intel has decided it's due for retirement. We check out its replacement, the i7-930. Clocked at 2.8GHz, it's only 133MHz faster than the i7-920 - but thanks to overclocking, it's still the chip to buy.
The latest LGA1156 Evo motherboard from Asus features sharp styling and Intel's newest chipset, the H57. The board also adds in USB 3.0 and SATA 6Gbps - but its high price means it struggles against cheaper P55 boards.
bit-tech forum member, windwithme, has got his hands on Intel's latest 6-core Gulftown CPU with some very interesting results!
Memory manufacturer Kingston has released a couple of sneak previews of a new liquid-cooled range of RAM, expected to launch at CES next month.
The Maximus III is a Lynnfield Republic of Gamers board with a serious legacy to live up to - Asus's Maximus II was a 10/10 product, and powered by Intel's P45 chipset, it was the ideal board for overclocking a Core 2 CPU. We see if this pimped out sequel lives up to its predecessor.
As probably the last Nvidia performance board we'll ever see: this AM3, DDR3 nForce 750 chipset G55 from MSI is one of the few SLI capable motherboards for AMD out there. How does it stack up against other budget AMD chipsets? We found out.
AMD updates its Deneb core on its fastest Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition, and claims the C3 can overclock more, yield faster DDR3 memory and has even fixed the performance bug with its sleep states. Does it make a difference? We put the claims to the test.
One of AMD's cheapest quad cores to date is a further evolution of the Athlon brand: the Athlon II X4 630 and 620. Without cache we check to see how it performs against Intel alternatives for the same money, if cache makes a difference and if it overclocks better.
The ATI Radeon HD 5870 is the fastest single GPU graphics card available right now, but Asus looks to have a way to make it even faster with its Voltage Tweak edition. Allowing you to alter the card's Vcore voltage and unlock even more overclocking headroom, just how fast can the HD 5870 go? We find out.
Test your overclocking skills againt Gigabyte and bag yourself a top-end graphics card or gaming mouse.
We dive through a variety of motherboards to investigate what BIOS settings are best over a range of motherboards to overclock the only Lynnfield that UK customers should buy: the Intel Core i5 750.
MSI's performance-orientated P55 motherboard is the GD65. With the looks and some of the features its bigger brother, the GD80, but a price closer to its cheaper brothers, we had a look to find out if this board is the Lynnfield board to buy.
MSI has applied its lightning technology to the GTX275. We've put it through its paces to see if it can add more pizazz to the equation than the MSI NGTX260 we looked at in July.
We've tested five coolers that are not only on sale now, but are also ready to fit Intel's forthcoming LGA1156 Lynnfield CPUs. Get ready for Lynnfield by bagging your LGA1156-compatible cooler before the rush. Read on to find out which can handle a big overclock the best.
In conjunction with AMD's new 785G chipset, the elaborately named Gigabyte GA-MA785GMT-UD2H is setup for AM3 and DDR3 support, as well as the latest integrated graphics with nifty home theatre features to boot. Is it worth the upgrade from 780G and how does it compare to a discrete HD 4350?
DFI's latest LANParty board is built on the 790FX platform for AMD AM3 CPUs is a yellow and black update to the AM2+ M2RSH. Has DFI changed anything underneath to make it a better buy? Or is it in the same mould with the same limitations? Read on to find out.