Gskill Releases New DDR4-4333 Kits

Memory speeds keep on climbing! This kit at4333mhz is  double the clockspeed of standard ddr4 2133.

Taipei, Taiwan (15 April 2015) – G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and gaming peripherals, is raising the bar on memory frequency yet again with the announcement of the newest Trident Z series DDR4-4333MHz CL19 8GB (4GBx2) memory kit with a timing of CL19-26-26-46 running at 1.4V.

As we advance in technology and DDR4 becoming a more popular selection for system builds, G.SKILL is dedicated in maintaining its lead in developing the ultimate memory kit. Using only strictly screened performance components; the Trident Z DDR4-4333MHz memory kit is designed for the 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processor and the Z170 chipset platform. As shown in the testing screenshot below, the DDR4-4333MHz memory kit has been validated with the ASRock Z170M OC Formula motherboard and the Intel® Core™ i5-6600K processor.

Click here to find out more on this memory.

Intel® Core™ i7-6950X specs released

Intel has published some information regarding the newest desktop flagship cpu. The I7-6950X  it features 25mb of cache, and turbo boost speed of 3.5ghz. This is also the first consumer cpu with 10 cpu cores. Comes with hyperthreading so can handle 20 threads.  Quite they have not officially released the cpu, this information is taken from their support pages.

 

 

Getting ready for Summer

Well the gaming industry has been rather dead lately. Not much to talk about unless you’re a Tom Clancy’s division fan.  The next biggest thing would be the hard launch of the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift.  Moving on into the future Both AMD and Nvidia are getting ready to release their next generation GPU’s. AMD has Polaris, and Nvidia has Pascal. There will be several different card skews available.  Both companies are touting performance per watt figures to be double or more versus their current generation of products. These new cards will be the next evolutionary jump we gamers need to experience VR and native 4k gaming.

Other news Driver updates from both AMD and Nvidia. Make sure you’re running the latest graphics drivers for best performance.

Nvidia Drivers

GeForce 364.72 WHQL 3/28/2016

AMD Drivers

Crimson Edition 16.3.2 3/28/2016

 

AMD is having a AMA Day tomorrow

The first reddit AMD Q&A/AMA is happening soon. Right here.

It’s extremely likely that a new thread will be created, so you’ll have to copy-paste your well-made comments from this one.

The Q&A is open to all topics dealing with anything under the Radeon Technologies Group (the Radeon division of AMD). Some big secrets could be unveiled this Thursday, so bring your best questions! Likely topics of discussion will most likely include Vulkan, FreeSync, GPUOpen, Polaris, Fury X2, VR, DirectX 12, and anything else you’re curious about.

Don’t ask about Zen. It’s still a super secret.

Click here to submit your questions

Steam Publishes Virtual Reality Benchmark

Hey to all my fellow gamers out there. Today Steam released there new virtual reality benchmark. This tool is freeware available on steam tools. The test determines if your computer is capable of running VR. The test will conclude if you are being held back by your CPU, or your GPU. Here is a screenshot of the completed benchmark on my personal system.

steamvrtest

For those of you that cannot find it, you can click here to bring you to the steam page

 

Hardocp Tests Titan X Sli user experiance

If you are not familiar with HardOCP, you should be. Instead of running canned benchmarks which will only tell you the average frame rate. They actually play through bits and pieces of games to see what settings do to image quality and overall user experience (choppiness, stutters, improper rendering etc)

Check out the article here.

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