• Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

Recent content by Jorge

  1. J

    AMD Zen-based 8-core Desktop CPU Arrives in 2016, on Socket FM3

    No surprises here, just as previously reported. Eight core desktop CPUs with sixteen threads (not sixteen cores and thirty-two threads), will be very powerful desktop CPUs with a max TDP of 95w. That's right 95w max for the Zen core desktop CPUs. Zen based APUs obviously will have a range of...
  2. J

    GIGABYTE Enables Support for Upcoming 5th Gen Intel Core Processors

    Obviously if properly designed, engineered and produce from the get go, they should perform properly with the new Intel CPUs. This is just marketing hype for the technically challenged. Let's hope that Gigabyte has learned from their recent VRM design issues and has their act together again as...
  3. J

    NVIDIA Releases GeForce 352.63 Beta Driver for Windows 10

    Ya gotta wonder how many hundreds of patches, updates will be required for Microsuck's Mistake # 10.
  4. J

    First AMD "Zen" Chips to be Quad-Core

    The Zen cores will be used across the entire AMD product line in both discrete CPUs and APUs for both consumer and enterprise. Zen was designed from the ground up to meet the performance and power consumption requirements of many segments. The max discrete CPU TDP is 95w for an 8-core. The Zen...
  5. J

    Reddit Discovers a Neat Performance Improving Trick for NVIDIA Users

    Not likely that a 3-5% change will make a game playable. Lets say we're at 10 FPS and you gain 5%. The net is 10.5 FPS. I doubt a half FPS is the diff in playability. If we're at 20 FPS then it's still only 1 FPS diff. It simply is not going to change a "no go" game into a playable game.
  6. J

    Intel "Skylake" to be 6th Generation Core Series, First i7-6700K Benchmarks

    It's nice to see some folks have finally figured out that there is no need to upgrade when a new CPU or DRAM series is released and offers no tangible system performance boost. If you're upgrading just because you want some new toys, that's perfectly fine. If you're updating because you didn't...
  7. J

    AMD Readying "Godavari" APUs for May Launch, 14 nm APUs in 2016

    It's funny to read the technical ignorance from people without a clue... It's easy to dupe the clueless.
  8. J

    AMD "Zen" CPU Core Block Diagram Surfaces

    Zen is a huge performance leap for AMD and also a very versatile core that will be applied across AMD's entire product line. Intel will be playing catch-u[p once again, especially in APUs. Hating on AMD products is a waste of energy. The current AMD products provide good performance and...
  9. J

    Scythe Ninja 4 CPU Cooler Pictured

    Well it has lots of heat pipes but until we see how it performs and what it costs, it's hard to determine the value. At least it doesn't leak coolant... ;)
  10. J

    Cryorig Announces the H5 Ultimate CPU Cooler

    Depending on how well this HSF performs and it's price, will determine it's success. I'm thinking it's going to be mid-field in the tower crowd with only four heat pipes. As far as liquid cooling goes, technically astute PC enthusiasts are aware that AIO/CLCs are basically inferior cooling...
  11. J

    GeIL Announces Super Luce DDR4 Enthusiast Memory Series

    If your RAM is operating at 40C or higher, it's probably over-volted or defective. This stuff is for the technically challenged spending mommy's money on marketing hype.
  12. J

    AMD to Skip 20 nm, Jump Straight to 14 nm with "Arctic Islands" GPU Family

    Exactly. And GloFo will be delivering a variety of 13 Nm chips - CPU, APU and GPU for said customers.
  13. J

    G.SKILL Announces the World's Fastest DDR4 128GB (8x 16GB) Memory Kit

    ...except few people have any need for such quantity of DRAM let alone DDR4. <LOL> Most systems do fine with 8-16 GB and more does not produce better performance. In fact some OSs can't even use more than 16-64 GB of RAM. Once you understand that DDR3 running at 1600 MHz or higher is not s...
  14. J

    Alpenföhn Announces Matterhorn Black & White Edition CPU Coolers

    Depending on how well they cool, these might be viable coolers for many. I suggest checking reputable HSF review sites (Frosty Tech, Hardware Secrets, etc.) before spending on CPU coolers. Then you'll have accurate cooling performance data to make an informed decision. You simply can't tell how...
  15. J

    Razer BlackWidow Tournament Edition Chroma Keyboard Now Available

    The sucker will buy these with Mommies money...