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A Gaming Motherboard to Add to Your Wishlist - AORUS GA-Z270X – Gaming 5

Posted by Alexandra Plummer on

AORUS has introduced a high-end gaming motherboard known as the GA-Z270X – Gaming 5. This brand of motherboards seems to cater to gamers who want the added experience while gaming along with the improved performance of a motherboard. A feature of the GA-Z270X – Gaming 5 that definitely adds to the gaming experience is the customizable RGB lighting from LED lights surrounding the board. Multiple lights allow for the display of different colours at once. Lighting effects include the display of one colour or the cycling of the board’s 16.8 million colour spectrum. The light display can also synchronize with...

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The Awaited Intel Core i7 – 7700K Desktop Chip

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 If you’re looking for a chip upgrade, the Intel Core i7 – 7700K may peak your interest. The Intel Core i7 – 7700K is Intel’s new LGA1151 CPU. It’s a quad-core processor with Hyper-Threading of up to 8 threads simultaneously which will make for smooth computer operation during multiple tasks. It also has 8MB of Smart Cache to share cache memory, an 8GTps DMI 3.0 link for data transfer and a dual channel memory controller for improved performance. The core clock also has a base speed of 4.2GHz. This chip’s bandwidth is 38.4GBps and can support up to 16PCIe 3.0...

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I Tried Microsoft’s Oculus Rift and Loved It!

Posted by Alexandra Plummer on

On July 7, 2015 I attended the ASI Tech Expo where many technology companies introduced their new devices and services to their partners. It was exciting to visit the booths and listen to the seminars of a few of Canada’s leader technology companies. Vendors like ASUS, Huawei, Lenovo, NVIDIA, Gigabyte and Intel were in attendance, just to name a few. I was quite impressed with the passion these companies had to create the best product for businesses and for the end-user. They also did not fail to appease attendees when it came to innovations and advancements of previous hardware. Though...

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Gigabyte 9 Series Black Edition Motherboard: Z797X-UD5H-BK

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The Z797X-UD5H-BK is new to the series with inventive features in performance, audio, networking and looks. This motherboard has better CPU power design, SATA Express which works with up to 10 Gbs of data transfer and uses the Killer E2200 gaming platform. The Realtek ALC 1150 115dB SNR HD audio has a built-in rear amplifier and the Gigabyte App Center programs like EasyTune and Cloud Station will be supported. The durability of this hardware is exemplified by the 2x Copper PCB design, the Black Solid caps and the gold plated CPU Socket. Safety is always important when using hardware of...

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Gigabyte 9 Series Black Edition Motherboard: Z97X-UD3H-BK

Posted by Alexandra Plummer on

The Z97X-UD3H-BK motherboard is new to the series with advanced features in performance, audio, networking and exterior.   Performance is impressive with the M.2 Connector for SSDs drives with a maximum of 10 Gbs of data transfer. The SATA Express also supports up to 10 Gbs data transfer. There is also the Internet Accelerator Software, Audio amplifier and Gigabyte Apps called EasyTune and Cloud Station. This motherboard is durable with the 2x Copper PCB design, black solid caps and gold plated CPU socket. Furthermore, it’s safe with the unique DualBIOS design, ESD protection for USB and LAN, Anti-Surge IC to...

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