kaby lake

  1. J

    2017-18 Intel vs AMD which is better?

    2017-18 Intel vs AMD which is better? I am still not sure which to go with, Intel or AMD ... I like to game but I do a lot of work on my PC as well so, I need/want the best of both worlds - best bang for the buck. I'd to be able to game in 4k at 144fps, stream, and run a business ... render to...
  2. R

    Budget HTPC spec for 4k HDR x265 HEVC 10bit?

    Hi all, As I am considering buying a Shield TV for my Samsung KS8000, I was wondering if a HTPC wouldn't be a better/more future proof option. My budget would be around 500 EUR. As I already own a copy of Windows 10 and PowerDVD 17, I was wondering what would be the most optimum setup I could...
  3. FrgMstr

    ASUS ROG Strix Z270i Gaming Motherboard Review @ [H]

    ASUS ROG Strix Z270i Gaming Motherboard Review - ASUS brings big gaming power in a tiny package with its latest mini-ITX motherboard: The ROG Strix Z270i Gaming motherboard. We’ve been huge fans of these mini-ITX powerhouses over the years. ASUS has arguably dominated this market with few...
  4. FrgMstr

    GTX 1080 Ti Test on Ryzen and Intel Kaby Lake

    Nuggety Nathan Kirsch of Legit Reviews fame has put Ryzen up against Kaby Lake in four benchmarks that are specific to gaming with the brand new GTX 1080 Ti. (See the full HardOCP review of the 1080 Ti here.) He comes to an opinion that will not be popular with some of the fanoby crowd. The...
  5. S

    Philosophy of Overclocking and Stability

    I was just wondering how people who OC their rigs deal with system stability. Every time i OC and something crashes, i just assume its the OC and roll it back. How can i relatively easily OC my CPU without constantly worrying that it is compromising system integrity? I want to get a 5.0 GHz...
  6. Zarathustra[H]

    Intel Reportedly Preparing Two New Chips in Kaby Lake Refresh

    The folks over at Canard PC have certainly been getting lots of attention lately. Now they have some fresh rumors about a pair of new Intel Kaby Lake CPU's. (Link to article translated from French using Google Translate.) They report that we will likely soon be seeing a Core i7-7740K at 4.3Ghz...
  7. FrgMstr

    Overclocking Intel Kaby Lake Core i3-7350K

    Mad Marco of Hot Hardware fame has gotten into the spirit of trying our best to void warranties and having fun while doing it. He puts the fairly inexpensive Core i3-7350K Kaby Lake CPU ($180) on the grill to see what he can get out of it in terms of clock speeds. The fact that the Core...
  8. FrgMstr

    Naked! Intel Core i5-7600K Kaby Lake How To @ [H]

  9. FrgMstr

    Intel Kaby Lake i5-7600K CPU De-Lid & Re-Lid Temp Results @ [H]

    Intel Kaby Lake i5-7600K CPU De-Lid & Re-Lid Temp Results - We got in our retail purchased Intel Core i5-7600K Kaby Lake architecture processor and of course the first thing we wanted to do was overclock it to 5GHz, and then very quickly remove the Integrated Heat Spreader and see how much...
  10. FrgMstr

    3D Print Your Own Kaby Lake DeLid Tool

    This was posted over on the 3D Center Forums. The post points to an "Intel Kaby Lake delid tool" design that can be implemented on a 3D printer. A simple delid tool that for chopping Intel Kabylake and Skylake CPU The author of the design does not have a 3D printer to try it out and test on...
  11. FrgMstr

    Intel Core i7 7700K Linux Benchmarks

    After a preview last week, Phoronix has made good on its promise of serving up the full Linux and Kaby Lake Benchmark Enchilada plate. If you like graphs, you will get some damn graphs! Lots of graphs covering a wide range of benchmarks. There is not much analysis however. You can buy the...
  12. FrgMstr

    Intel Kaby Lake i7-7700K CPU Overclocking Follow-up @ [H]

    Intel Kaby Lake i7-7700K CPU Overclocking Follow-up - Last week we shared our overclocking results with our retail purchased Core i7-7700K Kaby Lake processor. We then took the Integrated Heat Spreader off, replaced the Thermal Interface Material and tried again for 5GHz with 3600MHz memory...
  13. FrgMstr

    Windows 10 vs Linux OpenGL Performance on Kaby Lake

    It is the ultimate showdown of hipster neckbeards and nerds, and will surely end in a bloodbath. Then again maybe not. There are a lot of us interested in Linux as a gaming platform however, and phoronix has a bevy of benchmarks that address exactly that when compared to Microsoft's latest and...
  14. FrgMstr

    Intel Kaby Lake i7-7700K CPU De-Lid & Re-Lid Results @ [H]

    Intel Kaby Lake i7-7700K CPU De-Lid & Re-Lid Results - Is there any reason at all to take a razor blade, garage workbench vice, or any sort of other tool to your brand new Kaby Lake CPU? Of course there is. That reason being that the Thermal Interface Material used by Intel on its desktop CPUs...
  15. S

    Pentium G4560 Tested - Core i3 Performance For $64

    ComputerBase: Intel Pentium G4560 Tested - Applications Performance (Windows): 15% faster than $90 FX-6300 21% faster than $60 Pentium G4400 (predecessor) 23% faster than $149 A10-7890K - Gaming Performance (1080P): 16% faster than $89 FX-6300 26% faster than $60 Pentium G4400 (predecessor)...
  16. FrgMstr

    Kaby Lake 7700K vs Sandy Bridge 2600K IPC Review @ [H]

    Kaby Lake 7700K vs Sandy Bridge 2600K IPC Review - There are many HardOCP readers that are still running Sandy Bridge CPUs and have been waiting with anticipation of one day upgrading to a new system. One of the biggest things asked in the last month is just how the 2600K stacks up against the...
  17. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE Z270X Gaming 7 LGA 1151 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE Z270X Gaming 7 LGA 1151 Motherboard Review - GIGABYTE’s Z270X based offerings feel like slightly modified clones of the Z170X line. But hey there are tons of pretty lights on these! In all seriousness, the Z270 chipset based offerings are far more of an evolution than a revolution...
  18. FrgMstr

    Intel Kaby Lake Core i7-7700K Overclocking Preview @ [H]

    Intel Kaby Lake Core i7-7700K Overclocking Preview - After having a few weeks to play around with Intel's new Kaby Lake architecture Core i7-7700K processors, we finally have some results that we want to discuss when it comes to overclocking and the magic 5GHz many of us are looking for, and...
  19. FrgMstr

    Core i7-7700K - Kaby Lake & Corsair RAM Overclocking @ [H]

    Core i7-7700K - Kaby Lake & Corsair RAM Overclocking - We were lucky enough to get our hands on a new set of Corsair Vengeance LPX 3600MHz RAM this week and we immediately put it work with the new Intel Kaby Lake Core i7-7700K processor that is to be launched next month.
  20. FrgMstr

    Intel Kaby Lake Core i7-7700K IPC Review @ [H]

    Intel Kaby Lake Core i7-7700K IPC Review - We have now gotten to spend a good amount of time with Intel's new Core i7-7700K processor, codenamed "Kaby Lake." This processor family is set to be launched at CES next year. Today we are pushing through a suite of benchmarks to see what Kaby Lake...
  21. S

    First Kaby Lake-S Core i7-7700K Previews/Reviews

    First Kaby Lake-S Core i7-7700K Previews/Reviews - bit-tech: Intel Core i7-7700K Preview - Gaming/3D www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cpus/2016/12/05/core-i7-7700k-performance-overclock-preview/1 - Hexus: Review: Intel Core i7-7700K (14nm+ Kaby Lake)...
  22. FrgMstr

    Intel Core i7-7700K CPU Synthetic Benchmark Sneak Peek @ [H]

    Intel Core i7-7700K CPU Synthetic Benchmark Sneak Peek - If you are wondering what Intel's new Core i7- 7700K Kaby Lake processor's performance will look like when it is launched next month at CES, we have a quick preview for you here today. Just some quick and dirty synthetic benchmark...
  23. S

    Kaby Lake (i5-7600K) Overclocking Results

    Core i5-7600K overclocked to 5.1 GHz on Air 4.8 GHz - Stable, 1.28V (BIOS) / 1.296V @ Windows 4.95 GHz - Stable, 1.408V - Multiplier at 49, BCLK at 100.93MHz 5 GHz - BSOD after 4 minutes of AIDA64 Stress FPU, requires more voltage 5.1 GHz - Boots to Windows, 1.488V - runs basic tests, SuperPi...
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