So what do you do when you own the GPU top performance tiers? You release a collector's set of your flagship GPU! AT NO EXTRA COST! Nvidia just showed off their new Star Wars Collector's Titan Xp video cards for $1200 which can be purchased on their site. They are currently on pre-order. Click the image or source link to be taken to their page!
Enermax has been the first to release a proper AIO solution for the AMD Threadripper platform offering the AMD TR die full coverage. [H]ardOCP now seems to be the first (that I have seen) to offer a review of the cooler. Good news is is did very good at cooling the 16 cores of the 1950x. Check the source link below or click the image to see their review! Newegg also has these units for sale as well.
Wow this is big news as PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS is still technically beta but it is Steam's #1 most played game with almost double the current players as CS:GO!! Check out OC3D for the full article as they are a great source of news. Also, my Gaming GS1 system in the gaming section is fully capable of playing this game on 1080p!
Brian at BPS Customs on YouTube does a great job explaining what "mining" is. Go give him a follow if you already do not! Source link below.
Check out the optimization guide Bryan of Tech City on YouTube did! All looks pretty solid and I will be trying this out in my system. Click the video to play or the source link below!
I am happy to share this awesome PC I got to build for NZXT and Bud Light. Check out the NZXT Blog for photos and the Bud Light Contest page for a chance to win! (click the images for each link)
The system packs a punch featuring NZXT hardware and an Intel i7 7700k along with an EVGA GTX1080 FTW DT. Check out the Bud Light page for more specs and contest information by clicking the top contest image.
I want to thank Aaron of WazzModz (custom cables) and Matt of Sharkbaitdesignwork (custom paint) for their hard work in helping get this build done in time!
AMD's new CPU architecture Ryzen has had some launch bugs but that has not stopped it from being a great CPU. Good news is that BIOS updates have been improving performance and AMD continues to release more bug fixes for motherboard makers to implement in their BIOS updates! Check out the article at OC3D on the subject!
Mark at Overclock3D reports that Microsoft is clamping down and blocking updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 systems running a AMD Ryzen, AMD Bristol Ridge and Intel Kaby Lake CPUs. It has been known that these CPU were not officially supported by the older operating systems; it just shows that some users need to be careful with their new computer purchases.