Intel Core i5 11600K Review: six core wars

Six core CPU’s are pretty much now the standard for mid to high caliber computers, and Intel’s latest Core i5 11600K is their new top contender when it comes to that specific market segments. Based on the Sunny Cove microarchitecture, which provides improvements on what was basically five years of Skylake microarchitecture, the new CPU […]

Intel Launches 11th Gen Tiger Lake-H Mobile Processors

The long anticipated 11th Generation Core processors are finally coming to market. The 10th generation mobile processors were a nice step up, but once again Intel is stepping up its game and offering even more with its 11th generation lineup. Not only do we have some high-end desktop-like SKUs, but we also have a revamped […]

GIGABYTE Z490 Aorus Xtreme Review (Teardown and Physical)

Today we are going to venture into the world of extremely high-end Z490 motherboards. We will specifically examine GIGABYTE’s Z490 Aorus Xtreme. Priced between $500-$700 depending on the condition and seller of the motherboard, the Xtreme model is the best of the best when it comes to GIGABYTE’s Z490 offerings. It’s loaded with features, many […]

Intel Launches 11th Gen Desktop Processors

Today Intel officially allowed us to reveal details about its 11th generation Core processors, specifically the desktop version. The new processors codenamed Rocket Lake carry a new microarchitecture in both the CPU and the integrated GPU portions of the processors. As we learned earlier this year Intel is naming their new microarchitectures after coves instead […]

TSMC deploys 1,000 engineers to bolster 5nm production line output

Earlier this week Taiwan Semiconducting Manufacturer Co. announced it would be sending more than 1,000 engineers to its fab located in the Southern Taiwan Science Part in Tainan, Taiwan to help supplement production of its groundbreaking 5nm node. TSMC is one of Taiwan’s largest companies, and is the world’s largest contract chipmaker producing hardware for […]

GIGABYTE Z490 Aorus Master Giveaway!

If you haven’t read our physical review of the Z490 Aorus Master you can find it here here . Our video review can be found here . We found that the motherboard was very well equipped and comes in around $370, and it could be yours in two Fridays from now! All you need to […]

Throwback: GIGABYTE’s X58A-OC Glamour Gallery

Recently, while roaming GIGABYTE’s official Facebook page, I saw they shared one of my glamour shots used in an older review of the iconic X58A-OC. I decided to upload a set of my older pictures, which I think are the best I ever took of the motherboard so we can see where GIGABYTE first started […]