MSI Launches Its New X99A And Z170 Titanium Motherboards

MSI Launches Its New X99 And Z170 Titanium Motherboards MSI have consistently been one of the crowd favorites when it comes to enthusiast grade products. And, to spice things even more this time, they’ve revealed their new X99A X-POWER GAMING TITANIUM and Z170A M-POWER GAMING TITANIUM Motherboards to the general public.  So what do these new boards promise? According to MSI, these new boards will feature exclusive MSI components, ranging from the Mystic Light extension RGB cable and a pin header that will allow gamers to decorate their rigs with…

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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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Maximus VIII Formula Review

[nextpage title=”Meet The Asus ROG Maximus VIII Formula”] The Asus ROG lineup from its inception was meant for the enthusiasts who like to stay at top. The lineup gradually matured into a foray of products which contained something for everyone at different pricepoints. Taking the current lineup Asus has eight different SKU’s for enthusiasts with different tastes and spending capabilities. Today we will be taking a look at something that belongs to the upper end of the spectrum of the ROG Z170 lineup. Meet the ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Formula ,…

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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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Asus announces Sabertooth Z170S motherboard

Asus just announced the much awaited Sabertooth Z170S motherboard with its Arctic camo.   The ATX board  features an arctic-white digital camouflage finish along with features like USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A and reversible Type-C sockets for data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps. The main selling point  of the board however would be the TUF feature set which includes ICe, Thermal Radar 2 and TUF Detective 2 along with 5 years Warranty and all the associated jazz.    

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ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces ROG Maximus VIII Formula

We heard the rumors! we saw a few ‘leaks’ here and there. And now we have the official confirmation from Asus. Coming with an water-block fitted out of the box Asus finally announced the Maximus VIII Formula along with some amazing features thrown in! Maximus VIII Formula is an ATX gaming motherboard equipped with an LGA1151 socket for the latest 6th-generation Intel Core processor and DDR4 memory.On the sound side of the board we have a new SupremeFX 2015 used in the Maximus VIII Extreme with an ESS ES9023P digital-to-analog converter (DAC), along with…

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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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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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