Motherboard Buying Guide – TechARX

Motherboard buying guide

Motherboard Buying Guide So what is a motherboard? And what role does a motherboard play in a Computer? Don’t worry. All your questions will be answered in this article. There is something special about “Motherboard Buying Guide” by TechARX. In this article, we will talk about all the important factors which should be taken care of when it comes to purchasing a motherboard for your build. A motherboard is a very important component which should be given utmost importance. The way your components communicates with each other and the efficiency…

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G.SKILL Announces Trident Z DDR4-3600MHz CL15-15-15 16GB(8GBx2) Low-Latency Memory Kit

G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., just announced a new DDR4 memory kit at DDR4 3600MHz CL15-15-15-35 1.35V under its legendary Trident Z flagship series! This memory kit will be made available in 8GBx2 configuration for a total of 16GB, making this Trident Z kit an essential part of any high-performance system builds. High Performance, High Efficiency Utilizing specially selected high-performance memory components, G.SKILL has continued to improve upon the specifications of DDR4 to maintain a latency of CL15 at 3600MHz, a high frequency that typically could only be achieved with…

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TechArx Build Guide: Best Gaming Build For ‘1080P Gaming Under’ 70K

 Who is this build for?  This build guide is focused towards the gamers who want to play all the recent games in 1080P and 60fps on Medium to High settings. The parts in this build is chosen such that the gamers get bang for their buck. All the parts are listed below with their short description. The links and pricing of each product will be provided below itself.   ANTEC GX 200 : GX200 comes with up to three 120mm fans. One standard fan has already been mounted at the…

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Intel shuts down the low cost overclocking party by closing Skylake loophole

The overclocking party for low cost Skylake processors is over folks! Intel on an recent industry interaction stated that they will be shutting down the overclocking on low end Skylake processors through an Microcode update. Intel blocking overclocking on non-K chip was speculated this month itself which is somewhat found to be true right now although the update hasn’t been issued yet. Talking with PCGAMER earlier this week Intel stated ,”Intel regularly issues updates for our processors which our partners voluntarily incorporate into their BIOS”. They also stated that “The latest…

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MSI again goes green with their ECO series of motherboards

MSI has a long standing tradition of releasing ECO series of motherboards with every new chipsets that come out on the lower ends of the spectrum. Sticking to it they just revamped the lineup with Sixth generation motherboards The ECO series boasts features like hardware based control to cut off all power when needed,ECO GENIE solution and an on-board software solution called ECO Center Pro which allows complete control over almost all the connected components like case fans,leds etc. The lineup consists of three mATX boards as of now, the…

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GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-Gaming G1 Review : Ferrari for Z170 arrives

It’s another year of the same thing. Intel has released another refresh of their processor and chipset generation, and we’re back to square one discussing about how much money should you really spend on it? The abundance of low and medium range motherboards coming with more and more features is a strong sign that users do not want to spend an absurd amount of money in their base setup. Not everyone needs dual NICs, twelve SATA ports, plethora of bundled applications or a throw-everything-at-you UEFI. But every year we see…

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Asus Maximus VIII Hero Z170 Motherboard Review

[nextpage title=”Introduction, Specification and Pricing”]Intels Z170 chip-set just landed with the 6600K and the 6700K and today we have our first ROG board in our hands, the Asus Maximus VIII Hero. The Rog lineup is Asus flagship board and known for its quality, performance and good looks. Asus usually releases a board in every form factor in the ROG Lineup, starting form the MiniITX Impact to the Full ATX big brother the Extreme. In the Z170 lineup Asus has three boards till now : the Micro ATX Gene, the relatively…

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ASUS Announces H170 Pro Gaming and B150 Pro Gaming D3

We often see in the pursuit of performance the whole system’s cost is miscalculated, and more often than not people etnd to skimp on the backbone of the system : the motherboards, and lose out a lot in features and performance at times. Asus seem to have to those people in mind when they announced the H170 Pro Gaming and B150 Pro Gaming D3 motherboards. While both H170 Pro Gaming and B150 Pro Gaming D3 have LGA 1151 sockets and are ready for CrossFireX multi-GPU configurations The B150 Pro Gaming D3 is…

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Intel Skylake Review Part 2 : Feat. Core i5-6600K & GIGABYTE Z170X-Gaming 7

Intel has spilled very few details about its Skylake processors during its initial release, and in my previous review I covered most of what was revealed at launch. But that changed in the Intel Developer’s Forum (IDF). In this year’s edition, Intel removed the lid from a lot of details it earlier held back about the architecture for Skylake. While we will be reserving the detailed look into Skylake’s iGPU architecture in a separate article, for this one I’ll be looking at Intel’s first Skylake i5 part, the Core i5-6600K.…

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