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    Issue 40, the first of 2017 is here. Featuring CORSAIR’s finest SPECIAL EDITION Dominator Platinum DDR4 kit, ASUS reaches the zenith of overclocking motherboards with the MAXIMUS IX APEX and GIGABYTE releases a sleeper hit with the GAMING 8. All this and more. Stay tuned for a special insert…

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    Issue 39 is here, with an interview with the host of one of the best hardware and overclocking channel on YouTube, BuildZoid. We look at the most powerful desktop CPU ever – the Intel Core i7 6950X, Barkskin takes a look at the 2016 Doom reboot and the we…

  • TheOverclocker Issue 38

    And it’s here. TheOverclocker Issue 38, arriving just two weeks after the end of Computex 2016. We were there took in the sights and sounds, so be sure to check it out in this issue. We also managed to get some one on one time with the competitive overclocker,…

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    The first issue of TheOverclocker for 2016 is here. Featured inside is a Q+A with upcoming extreme overclocker “Lays” from Salem, two $399 motherboards the ASUS Maximus VIII Extreme and the GIGABYTE Z170X SOC-Force. We look at quite literally the best GTX 980Ti for gaming and consider the future…

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    Here it is, the last issue for 2015. We chat with American extreme overclocker, “Strong Island”, take a look at two of the best Z170 motherboards. Most of all however, we look at the greatest graphics card ever produced. The EVGA GTX 980 Ti K|NGP|N Edition.

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TOPPC PUSHES THE X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC MOTHERBOARD TO REACH NEW DDR4 FREQUENCY MILESTONE

One year ago, MSI’s in-house overclocker, Toppc, broke the DDR4 5GHz barrier using G.SKILL memory and the MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC motherboard. Today, 1 year later, he raises the bar once again and became the first ever to push DDR4 speeds to 5.5GHz under liquid nitrogen cooling using the new MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC motherboard. With the MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC, MSI’s most customizable high-performance Intel X299 based motherboard, Toppc was running G.Skill DDR4 memory with an unbelievable DDR4-SDRAM clock speed of 5500MHz. This world record shows MSI’s dominant position on performance for X299 by using MSI’s unique and patented DDR4 Boost technology. The MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC is not only feature packed for gamers and great for case modding, it is also perfectly suited to deliver power for heavy gaming & overclocking sessions.

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Taipei, Taiwan (7 June 2017) – G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and gaming peripherals, is excited to announce the DDR4 frequency world record at DDR4-5500MHz. This astonishing achievement was accomplished by the Taiwanese professional overclocker, Toppc, using G.SKILL DDR4 built with Samsung 8Gb ICs, on the latest MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC motherboard and Intel Core X-series processor.

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Taipei, Taiwan, June 6th, 2017 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., A leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards continues to solidify its position as the top enthusiast hardware manufacturer in the world. Last week GIGABYTE hosted an X299 OC gathering which broke numerous launch day world records on the latest Intel® X299 platform.

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Taipei, Taiwan-June 2nd, 2017-Thermaltake today showcased the latest Riing Plus RGB Radiator Fan TT Premium Edition Series during COMPUTEX 2017 at Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei. Available in 120mm and 140mm, the Riing Plus RGB Series is the world’s first high-static pressure fan that is engineered with a patented 16.8 million colors LED ring and 12 addressable LEDs. Features like compression blades and hydraulic bearing deliver impressive cooling performance and ultra-silent operation. Users can also monitor the fan performance, change the fan speeds, and customize the lighting with Thermaltake’s patented Riing Plus RGB Software and the exclusive Riing Plus RGB App. Functions within the software and app allow users to personalize colors for each LED, and also provide users with numerous lighting schemes, such as Sound Control, Ripple, and RGB Spectrum. The lights can even correspond to CPU temperature by applying Thermal Mode. Other basic functions are also designed in the software, including Color Palette, LED Brightness, Fan Speeds, PWM Mode, CPU temperature monitoring.

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EK Water Blocks, the Slovenia-based premium computer liquid cooling gear manufacturer is proving its market leadership once again by releasing a new AM4 socket based monoblock tailor made for the MSI X370 XPOWER Gaming Titanium motherboard. The EK-FB MSI X370 XPower RGB Monoblock has an integrated 4-pin RGB LED strip which makes it compatible with MSI Mystic Light Sync, thus offering a full lighting customization experience!

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Taipei, Taiwan (1 June 2017) – G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and gaming peripherals, is thrilled to exhibits a series of ultra-fast DDR4 memory on the new Intel Core X-Series Processor and X299 chipset motherboards.

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Taipei, Taiwan-May 31st 2017-Thermaltake, as the first in the world to incorporate RGB lights into its products, has brought RGB-lit PSU to the next level with its new Toughpower iRGB PLUS 1250W Titanium- TT Premium Edition. Coming with high-quality components, this fully modular member is equipped with the patented ultra-silent, 16.8 million color Riing 14 RGB fan and 12 controllable single LEDs, featuring seven lighting modes (Full lighted, Flow, RGB Spectrum, Ripple, Blink, Pulse and Wave), and each lighting mode features three color modes (RGB, Single and Off mode) and four light speed options (Slow, Normal, Fast and So Fast). The Titanium certification PSU also supports three of Thermaltake’s intelligent platforms – DPS G PC APP 2.0, DPS G Smart Power Management (SPM) Cloud 1.0, and DPS G Mobile APP 1.0 – to help users monitor smart power supply units, save energy and stay green.

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EK Water Blocks, the market leader in PC custom liquid cooling, is launching its new brand created for PC gamers called EK Fluid Gaming. Bringing the best price/performance ratio imaginable, it’s set to change how water cooling is perceived. This is real EKWB water cooling at an affordable price thanks to innovative patent pending technology.

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COMPUTEX 2017, TAIPEI, TAIWAN — May 30th, 2017 — Corsair, a world leader in enthusiast memory, high-performance gaming hardware and PC components today revealed two amazing concept PC systems and a range of innovative new technologies, leading the way for the next generation of CORSAIR products. Unveiling Concept Slate, Concept Curve and a host of new RGB lighting and liquid cooling demos on its suite at The Grand Hyatt Hotel, Taipei, CORSAIR continues more than 20 years of innovation for PC builders, gamers and enthusiasts, helping them build their PC’s better.

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Taipei, TW (May 30, 2017) — A new era of high-end desktops is here. Intel® just took the wraps off its long-awaited Core™ X-Series processors and accompanying X299 chipset, which bring enough horsepower and bandwidth for everything from professional content creation to hardcore gaming. The new LGA2066 processors require new motherboards, and ASUS has a diverse lineup split between the Prime, TUF, and ROG families.

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