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GIGABYTE Revs Overclocking Season with March OC Madness 2017

OC Madness 2017 Starts This March GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., is excited to kick-off March OC Madness 2017, an overclocking contest held by GIGABYTE and hosted on HWBot.org. Top overclockers can earn bragging rights along with a bundle of top-notch hardware from a total prize pool of over $2500 USD worth of computer hardware that any enthusiast would want to have. This competition will have four challenges that will test your computers 3D graphics and processing: XTU 5G, 3DMark Fire Strike Physics, Geekbench 3 Multi Core and HWBOT x256 Benchmark. In each of these challenges participants can score points...

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AMD Ryzen 1800X, 1700X, and 1700 Gets Official PH Pricing

AMD Ryzen 1700 + Wraith Aspire Cooler For 17, 500 PHP Hot after the San Francisco Event, AMD Philippines officially announces the Suggested Retail Pricing (SRP) of the Ryzen R7 CPUs. The CPUs are of course the recently announced Ryzen 1800X,  1700X, and the 1700 with the Wraith Spire Cooler. The 65W Ryzen R7 CPU is the only top-end SKU ” officially revealed yet” to feature a boxed cooler. 1800X 1700X 1700 + Wraith Spire Cooler AMD Philippines Official SRP 27,000 PHP 21,000 PHP 17,500 PHP AMD Official SRP 500 USD 400 USD 330 USD SRP Difference (Approximately) +7.7%  (+2,000 PHP)...

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AMD Details Ryzen R7 Series Performance Pricing & Specifications

Preorder for AMD Ryzen R7 CPUs Starts Today AMD today at the San Francisco Editor’s Day releases critical information about their upcoming Ryzen R7 CPUs. That includes the pricing, release date, benchmarks and the official technical specifications. AMD also popped up pre-orders for the CPUs as well. Now what we are talking about here are the top-end AMD Ryzen R7 SKUs. They are the Ryzen R7 1700, Ryzen R7 1700X, and the Ryzen R7 1800X. All 8 core / 16 thread CPUs with varying TDP and frequencies.  AMD Ryzen R7 1700, R7 1700X, & R7 1800XSpecifications: Ryzen R7 1700 + Wraith Spire Ryzen...

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GIGABYTE Announces The Overclocking Season for 2017

Over 10,000 USD Up for Grabs, In Hardware Prizes GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd.,  is excited to announce four overclocking competitions, starting from the beginning of March running to the end of July, to be held on HWBOT.org. Seasoned overclockers can test their mettle to see who reigns supreme. With over 10,000 (USD) worth in prizes, the stakes are higher than ever before. The “Lucky Draw” is open to all participants whether or not they score top marks, the only requirement is that they participate for each stage in one of the competitions. Novices and beginners will all have a...

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AMD Ryzen Stock Coolers Leaked – Features LED Lighting

HardwareBattle.com leaks out what appears to be AMD’s Stock Cooler line-up for the Ryzen CPUs. Raja Koduri himself teased a photo of a Ryzen based system with it on twitter – backing up the leaked image of the stock cooler line-up. The CPU cooler pictured has a pinkish glow to it, similar to ring based LED fans we’ve checked a couple of months ago. It is still a mystery if the cooler could actually feature RGB illumination, but it is safe to assume that they will feature a single LED color configuration. After all, it is a stock cooler...

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