This marks our second look at a Gigabyte component. The Taiwanese tech giant was gracious enough to provide EHW with their newest RAM kit. The AORUS RGB Memory DDR5 32GB (2x16GB) 6000MHz is part of the manufacturers recent venture into the DDR5 arena. I don't want to spoil the fun, however this particular kit comes with some of that sweet, sweet Hynix DRAM chips. Read on to find out more.
A CPU or “Central Processing Unit” as we know it in the modern era consist of many parts, some of which you need to know about and some that are things that used to be part of your motherboard which were later integrated into the CPU for efficiency. Read on to find out about the different elements of a CPU and what they are for.
By now you have all heard of the recent launch of Nvidia's RTX 3090 Ti or is it Tie? Whatever. Zotac was kind enough to send over their flagship model, the RTX 3090 Ti AMP Extreme Holo, so many thanks to them. This time around Nvidia has enabled all 84 SMs on the Ampere GA102 process, which translates to 10,752 CUDA cores, 336 Tensor cores, 336 TMUs, and 112 ROPs. The now little brother, the RTX 3090, has 82 of those SMs enabled, translating to 10,496 CUDA cores, however both models have the same amount of VRAM, 24GB of GDDR6X, BUT the RTX 3090 Ti ups the boost clock to 1.86GHz and memory clocks to 21Gbps over the 1.7GHz boost and 19.5 Gbps found on the RTX 3090. So just by looking at the numbers, the RTX 3090 Ti should only be around 2.4% faster on the core and 7.7% faster on the memory clocks than the RTX 3090, however the RTX 3090 Ti has a whopping 450w power consumption rating! So why was this card made? Well I think it's a case of, because Nvidia can and will continue to innovate. Looking at the raw specs alone, it doesn't really look like much of improvement, but to some the upgrade to an RTX 3090 Ti might be worth it. Read on to find out more.
Today we are going to examine the latest offering of NVME SSD's from Gigabyte. The Taiwanese tech giant was founded in 1986 and derives the bulk of it's revenue from GPU's, Laptops and Motherboards. The company only recently began manufacturing storage devices, with the first units being sold in late 2018. Gigabyte was generous and supplied us with it's latest 1TB AORUS Gen4 7000s SSD version. This drive is marketed specifically targeting PS5 console gamers. We will be testing their speed/specification claims via PC (Test setup below). I know I can't wait to see what this drive can do, how about you?
We take a look at the basics of a GPU and what makes them tick, the main players and what technologies are used under the hood. Read on to find out more in our "What Is A GPU" 2022 edition.
This year's Horizon festival takes place in a condensed, fictionalized Mexico that's larger and features more terrain variation than any past Forza Horizon game. We're talking dense jungles, towering sand dunes, colorful cities, overgrown runways, Mayan temples, and an active volcano that serves as the highest point in series history. (And yes, there's an epic driving road to the top.) The game's basic story, Sees you as an automotive celebrity and the star guest of the Horizon festival. You'll compete in races across four disciplines (road, dirt, cross-country, and street) while also performing PR stunts (speed traps, drift zones, huge jumps, etc. ), engaging in story missions, and hunting down barn finds.
Hey what's up guys, hope you all are doing well. I'm Ryan with ExtremeHW. So does anyone remember the Corsair Graphite 600T? What about the 780T? Well if you have been in the game as long as I have, you will remember these two iconic PC cases. Launched in 2011 and 2013 respectively, the Corsair 600T and 780T were two of the PC cases that were very widely used. I however never got the chance to use either but I feel a bit more redeemed today because our friends over at Corsair sent over their new iCUE 5000T RGB for review. Stay with me.
Today, I will be building a high-end Alder Lake PC for gaming/editing using the 12900K CPU. We will look at what Alder Lake has to offer and focus on its new features and chipset. We will also go over a little bit of overclocking and it's easier than ever but at a cost, I will show you some options and recommendations based on Alder Lake.
So this is going be an experience for me, this is the first time I am PUTTING TOGETHER a PC case. Yep I said that right, InWin sent over their new Airforce PC case, which is flat packed. Touting a “Build your own Chassis”, the Airforce takes aim for a different DIY experience.
Corsair Gaming Inc. is a computer peripheral manufacturer headquartered in Fremont, California. Established in 1994, Corsair has supplied the industry with it's products manufactured in Taiwan. Today we will examine the MP600 Pro LPX 2TB PCIe Gen 4.0 NVMe SSD supplied through Corsair's North American distributors. Will Corsair deliver on it's latest drives read/write promises? Read on.