Posts Tagged LGA1366

NZXT. HAVIK 140 CPU Cooler Review

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About two years ago, we discovered that NZXT was working on their brand new CPU cooler that didn’t have a code name. Later, we were fortunate enough to witness a prototype that cooled the hottest hexa-core processors impressively. It rivalled the Noctua NH-D14 which is still one of the best quiet, performance CPU cooler out there. This alone proved NZXT …

GELID Solutions GX-7 CPU Cooler Review

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CPU coolers are an interesting section of the PC market. It is one of the few categories where, barring size restrictions, there is often a clear king of the mountain. Many PC enthusiasts spend hundreds on top contenders, but they often overlook the fact that they don’t need the premium performance nor do they need to pay a premium price. …

ASUS Rampage III Extreme Black Edition X58 LGA1366 ATX Motherboard Review

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Everyone should understand by now that ROG (Republic of Gamers) series products cater to two types of enthusiasts which includes extreme overclockers and hardcore gamers who want the fastest, best tuned ASUS products money can buy. Not only does the series offer the most robust features, they also offer their best in terms of software when you get right down …

GIGABYTE X58A-OC LGA1366 ATX Extreme Overclocking Motherboard Review

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Various DDR3 memory kits are often marketed for setting some kind of MHz record. Even video cards carry the overclock (OC) moniker, yet most users don’t really do that with them. But every motherboard seems to advertise overclocking, yet only GIGABYTE hasn’t shied away from this extremely niche market. That’s why they’ve stepped it up by introducing the X58A-OC. It’s …

Video – Futurelooks Previews the Thermaltake Frio OCK CPU Cooler

Futurelooks checks out Thermaltake’s new air cooler built for hardcore overclocking. Known as the OCK, this new cooler improves upon the original Frio CPU Cooler with pretty much bigger everything. Like the original, the new cooler supports all AMD CPUs including AM3 and AM2 and INTEL’s LGA1366, LGA1155, and LGA775. We take you through some of the more unique aspects …

Video Preview – A Quick Look at the GIGABYTE X58A-OC INTEL LGA1366 Overclocking Motherboard

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GIGABYTE is one of the few companies that truly gets Overclocking and embraces it as part of their company culture. They’ve already been quite successful taking care of gamers with a specifically focused board like the G1.Killer series. Our recent review of the G1.Assassin definitely made that clear.

Now, GIGABYTE is targeting an often overlooked, but extremely passionate group of …

GIGABYTE G1-Killer Assassin X58 LGA1366 Gaming Motherboard Review

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If you try to please everyone with a product, then you won’t please anyone at all. And that seems to be the case with many motherboards on the market. Boards that combine gaming stability with features that overclockers want end up with an identity crisis. Monikers like ASUS’ ROG tend to fall into this category as gamers are not necessarily …