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FreshTech Solutions Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

FreshTech Solutions is one of the leading system integrators in the UK and forged an impressive reputation for their huge range of pre-configured PCs. Whether you’re on a tight budget looking to try out PC gaming…

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High-End Intel Broadwell-E Processors Listed and Priced

With the official release nearly upon us, Intel’s Broadwell-E CPUs have started popping up everywhere. First, we had all of the various motherboard vendors announce support for the new Broadwell-E CPUs for their X99 motherboards. Next, Intel…

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ASUS Adds Broadwell-E Support to X99 Motherboards

Last week, we saw the first sign of support for Intel’s upcoming Broadwell-E CPUs. MSI was the first out of the gate with their announcement of new BIOS revisions to support Intel’s new line of Extreme…

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Gigabyte Releases World’s First Thunderbolt 3 X99 Motherboard

Gigabyte is one of the leading motherboard vendors with a large X99 range including the X99-Gaming-5P, X99-UD4P and more. The 2011-3 platform is designed for professionals requiring additional multi-threaded processing power in complex workloads. Intel’s mainstream…

MSI Socket 2011v3

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MSI Socket LGA2011v3 Motherboards Now Support Broadwell-E

Intel has resigned the higher core count processors for the professional X99 platform and doesn’t look like changing this business strategy in the near future. As a result, users with hefty requirements might need a 6-core…

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MSI is Now Offering Cashback on Selected Motherboards

Consumers have a staggering array of options when considering a new motherboard and it can be quite tricky to narrow down the choices. MSI produces a stunning range which targets various price points and user demands.…

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Mushkin Redline DDR4 3000MHz 16GB (4x4GB) Quad Channel Memory Kit Review

Introduction The Mushkin Redline series is engineered to provide magnificent reliability and low latency while utilizing impressive memory speeds well beyond the DDR4 standard. Each Mushkin kit undergoes a rigorous testing procedure to reduce the possibility…

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Mushkin Blackline Ridgeback DDR4 2400MHz 16GB Memory Kit Review

Introduction The latest memory kit to arrive for review purposes is part of Muskin’s Blackline Ridgeback range. The sample we received opts for a 16GB capacity, 2400MHz speed and timings of 15-15-15-35. This is achieved with a…

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Patriot Viper 4 DDR4 3200MHz 16GB (2x8GB) Dual Channel Memory Kit Review

Introduction DDR4 memory kits are steadily superseding DDR3 DIMMs due to competitive pricing and the advent of Intel’s LGA1151 chipset which supports speeds in excess of 3200MHz. Furthermore, DDR4 modules require less voltage to remain stable despite…

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Intel’s 10 Core i7-6950X Cost may be Astronomical

Following right on the heels of the first consumer octa-core i7-5960X CPU, 2016 is the year that we may finally see a deca-core CPU from Intel. Called the i7-6950X, the new chip will be the flagship…

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MSI Launches X99 And Z170 Carbon Edition Motherboards @ CES 2016

CES 2016: MSI’s X99A GODLIKE GAMING motherboard is instantly recognizable with a feature list that almost defies belief. It’s certainly one of the best motherboards ever designed in terms of visual effects, build quality and overclocking prowess.…

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Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400MHz 16GB (2x8GB) Dual Channel Memory Kit Review

Introduction The overwhelming majority of gaming builds revolve around a red and black colour scheme which makes it relatively difficult for hardware manufacturers to produce other colours in large numbers. Any niche section of the market isn’t…

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G.Skill TridentZ 3200MHz DDR4 16GB Memory Kit Review

Introduction G.Skill is one of the most respected memory vendors in the technology industry and synonymous for selecting premium ICs to set world records. For example, back in August, Chi-Kui Lam overclocked G.Skill’s Ripjaws 4 memory made…

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EK WB Releases Monoblock for ASUS X99 Motherboards

It can be of great benefit to cool your CPU with liquid rather than air, but when you do that, you leave one area exposed. The VRM around the CPU area doesn’t get the same airflow…

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G.Skill Boosts DDR4 8GB Module Speed up to 4133MHz

G.Skill is synonymous with extreme memory speeds and a common choice for professional overclockers looking to break bandwidth records. Their latest product range is based on massive DDR4 frequencies which range between 3600MHz to a staggering 4133MHz.…

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Kingston Announces HyperX Savage DDR4 Memory up to 3000MHz

With the release of Intel’s new Skylake platform, more and more people are in the need for DDR4 memory instead of the older generation of DDR3 modules. Sure, there are a few boards that support DDR3,…

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Overclockers UK Expand Systems with Storm Range

  Overclockers UK already released some pretty impressive pre-built systems this year and it doesn’t look like they have any plans to stop that. They have expanded once more and added the Storm range of system that…

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Overclockers UK Offer a X99 System for Less than a Top-End Skylake i7 Setup

Intel launched their Skylake platform yesterday and we had you covered with both the two new processor reviews as well as a bunch of new Z170 motherboards. But not everyone is convinced that it might be…

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ASRock Rack EPC612D4U-2T8R Micro ATX Motherboard Launched

ASRock is mostly known for their consumer products, but they also have a range of server equipment in the ASRock Rack branding. Just that division has just announced the latest motherboard in their lineup and it…

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ASRock X99 Extreme6 Motherboard Giveaway Winner!

We love giving away prizes here at eTeknix and today is no exception. We’ve had the incredible ASRock X99 Extreme6 motherboard up for grabs in our latest competition, but now the competition has run its course…

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Crucial Announces Ballistix DDR4 16GB Performance Memory

Crucial is well known for their memory and storage drives, but this time it’s the memory that we’ll talk a little about. Crucial just announced the release of Ballistix DDR4 16GB performance memory with various heat-sink configurations.…

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ASUS TUF X99 Sabertooth (LGA 2011-3) Motherboard Review

Introduction, Specifications and Packaging X99, the chipset that has brought workstation power to the consumer level, has been around with us for a few months now. In this time, motherboard manufacturers have had time to tweak and…

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CyberPowerPC Infinity Xtreme Halo Review

Introduction CyberPowerPC are making a sizeable impact in the UK PC market in recent years since they came across the water and settled in the sunny North of England. They contacted us offering not just a glimpse at…

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EK Releases New X99 LGA2011v3 Water Block

Water cooling your components is a fun thing to do, whether it’s building your first CPU loop to completely redesigning the case interior to fit that 480mm radiator; you can never have too much cooling. In…

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EKWB Releases New Kit for GIGABYTE X99 SOC Champion Motherboard

When we are thinking of liquid cooling we mostly think of CPUs and graphics cards, but you can include pretty much any part of your system into your custom liquid loop. The motherboard with its southbridge…

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Gigabyte X99-Gaming-5P (LGA 2011-3) Motherboard Review

Introduction, Specifications and Packaging X99, the best of the best when it comes to general consumer chipsets. Released back in August 2014, this has quickly taken the technology world by storm; offering some of the best performance only…

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GIGABYTE Hosts X99 Champion Challenge on HWBOT

It’s that jolly season that is upon us again, it’s overclocking time. Okay, maybe not that jolly, but interesting none-the-less. GIGABYTE is hosting the X99 Champion Challenge on HWBOT.org. The contest is open to anyone and it…