Texas freeze delays server hardware supply

Unknown to many, many Taiwanese firms utilize factories in Mexico to produce hardware for the US server market. The kicker is that most of the power supplied (over 50%) to these northern factories, such as those located in Juarez, comes from natural gas imported from Texas. With the recent freezing weather and snow in the […]

ASRock Z490 Taichi Physical Review

Today we are going to take a look at the build and brawn of the Z490 Taichi. The ASRock Taichi series motherboards have typically been enthusiast motherboards with straightforward features, but this particular chipset series has a lot of interesting capabilities. Let’s take a look! The box is typical of the recent Taichi series motherboards […]

Supermicro C9Z490-PGW / PG Physical Review

Supermicro has a long and dedicated history to enterprise class datacenter and consumer hardware, and today they are no different. Specializing in high-end products, the SuperO brand brings server-grade components and engineering to consumers at a reasonable price. For the Z490 chipset, SuperO products focus on the high-end, including the C9Z490-PG and the C9Z490-PGW, the […]

GIGABYTE Z490 Aorus Master Physical Review

Today we will take a look at the Z490 Aorus Master. It is a formidable motherboard for anyone looking for a great, tough, high-end motherboard for their 10th and future 11th generation Intel processors. Our giveaway of this motherboard can be found here! The box is very typical of Aorus products, not too much to […]

Intel i9-10900K and i5-10600K Review

Intel’s Rocket Lake processors feature higher boost clocks, higher core counts, and an all around promise of better gaming performance. Let’s see if Intel can deliver with their flagship i9-10900K and more affordable i5-10600K. A little while back we gave you a preview of what was to come with Intel’s 10th generation core processors, and […]