New features

Software
The freeware GPU-Z has been a reliable tool for anyone who wants to know more about their graphics card. Meanwhile the software is available in version 2.1. The new release introduces a new advanced tab, which gives you in-depth information related to your installed graphics hardware and software. Furthermore GPU-Z 2.1.0 adds support for EVGA iCX technology.

240Hz, 1ms and G-SYNC

AOC
AOC already has a vast portfolio of displays and with the AG251FG the vendor is launching yet another full HD model. The 24.5-inch panel supports 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution at an astonishing refresh rate of 240 Hz, which makes this particular display relevant for playing fast first person shooters.

Based on ATX form factor

ASUS
The ASUS ROG B350-F Strix Gaming is another AMD AM4 motherboard that should help filling gaps ASUS’ AM4 lineup. So far there are only four B350 motherboards from ASUS that all belong to the Prime series. Compared to the ROG X370-F Strix Gaming, the new B350-F Strix Gaming should be cheaper yet still pack quite a few features.

80+ Platinum and water cooling support

FSP
If you want to drive water cooling to the absolute extreme FSP is now offering the possibility to integrate your power supply into a custom loop. The unit features a cooling block that comes from Bitspower.

With sleek design

Cooler Master
Cooler Master has announced a new model in their COSMOS series celebrating 25th anniversary of the company. The new case is called the COSMOS II 25th anniversary edition and comes with brushed aluminium panels and several modern features like tempered glass side panels.

SaaintJimmy

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Today we have another build from SaaintJimmy for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good. Since we don't know what there is under the hood you will not find any specification.

Overview

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Here is a summary of what you missed this week! We have received many configurations via email, we thank all our fans and next week we will continue uploading new pictures. Stay tuned! If you'd like to join, send to us a message at our official facebook page: facebook

New flagship model

MSI
You might have already known, that the Z270 Gaming M7 is MSI’s latest flagship gaming model regarding Intel’s Z270 Express chipset. Today MSI adds another model to their Gaming lineup which goes by the name Z270 GODLIKE GAMING. During the past weeks several teasers have been posted and today there is finally the complete picture.

Works with all Founders Edition cards

EK Water Blocks
A few weeks ago EK Water Blocks announced a full-cover GPU block that’s specifically compatible with NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition. Meanwhile the guys from Slovakia have been working on a new series of water blocks, which are compatible with multiple reference design Founders Edition graphics cards.

Optimizations and bug fixes as always

NVIDIA
NVIDIA has released yet another updated driver. Meanwhile the version number is 382.33 and it brings performance improvements to Tekken 7 and Star Trek Bridge Crew. Furthermore this driver fixes more bugs related to Windows 10 Creator’s Update.

Up to 1TB capacity

Plextor
NVMe capable SSDs are growing increasingly popular these days, offering much higher transfer speeds than your usual SATA drive. New markets always offer new opportunities and that on the other hand means that different vendors will launch new products. A few months ago Plextor unveiled the M8Se NVMe SSD and those drives are now available.

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SS PC Modding

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Today we have another build from SS PC Modding for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good. Since we don't know what there is under the hood you will not find any specification.

With $10,000 US cash prize for the champion

G.Skill
G.SKILL has announced its 4th annual OC World Cup overclocking competition which attracts some of the biggest names in the overclocking community, not only due to the US $10,000 cash prize for the champion. This time also our Italian overclocking team member Franco “RULE” Valtulina will be there as well.

Sounds reassuring

AMD
According to latest rumors the yields manufacturing AMD Ryzen processors is reaching strong values and therefore good quality. As we already know, Ryzen is manufactured using the 14nm FinFet process. This technology has been used and refined for over a year now.

Quite an impressive thing

Lenovo
It looks like Lenovo is going to sell a new high-end gaming notebook. The company has just launched the so called Legion Y920 Gaming Notebook, which comes with a 17.3-inch, Full HD screen with IPS panel and NVIDIA G-Sync technology. Apart from that the rest of the specs are pretty interesting as well.

Thanks to microcode update

ASUS
ASUS has released a new beta BIOS which includes an AGESA Microcode update improving memory compatibility on their Crosshair VI Hero. According to ASUS, the updated microcode should enhance memory compatibility in combination with high clocking memory, adding support for 3466MHz, 3600MHz, 3733MHz, 3866MHz and 4000MHz memory multipliers without the need of BCLK overclocking.

Modder CROW

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Today we have another build from Modder CROW for you. In the past we’ve shared several of his builds and as you might know they always look exceptionally good. Since we don't know what there is under the hood you will not find any specification.

But just a soft-launch

AMD
During AMD's official Vega AMA (ask me anything) on Reddit, Raja Koduri has confirmed that RX Vega will be showcased at Computex. AMD has also confirmed that RX Vega will not be hitting the shelves during Computex time frame with the gaming oriented RX Vega still not having an official launch date.

A slight upgrade for the high-end ASUS AM4 model

ASUS
The ROG Crosshair VI Hero from ASUS has received a little upgrade regarding wireless LAN. This new model packs 2×2 dual-band 2.4/5GHz antennas with the latest MU-MIMO (Multi-User, Multi-in, Multi-Out) feature. This little upgrade makes the board much more versatile.

Game optimizations

AMD
Following the launch of AMD’s ReLive 17.5.1 drivers there is already another update available. This release offers a 4.5% performance improvement in Prey with in combination with the Radeon RX 580. On top of that AMD has also fixed some issues related to Forza Horizon 3 and NieR Automata.
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