Planning my next gaming rig

My next gaming rig will not come so soon. In order for me to make the upgrade, two things must happen; the release of the Ryzen 4000 series desktop CPUs and Nvidia (or AMD) release of their next generation GPUs. Will it happen this year? Most signs point to the imminent release of AMD new... Continue Reading →

The force is strong in AMD

If I remember correctly, I impose a moratorium on myself with regards to gaming PC upgrades. Last year, I upgraded my PC by getting a new case to fit a new motherboard and CPU. That CPU is the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X. It is a beastly 8-core, 16-thread CPU. I love it to death. I... Continue Reading →

The Octavius Maximus Build!

When the new Ryzen's Zen+ Ryzen CPU was officially launched last week, I pulled the trigger to get their latest 2700x, 8C/16T CPU with an accompanying motherboard. I couldn't wait for the ITX motherboards to be released, so it was my first time getting a full ATX motherboard. Previously I mentioned that I never liked... Continue Reading →

Some clarity to my PC upgrade path

For some weeks now I have come with multiple iterations on my new gaming PC rig. Each iteration is an idea as to how my upgrade path will follow. Some of which became more expensive, some of which became cheaper. Each iteration follows a different idea of what it means for me to upgrade. What... Continue Reading →

PC upgrade woes

Ever since AMD released their latest line of 'Zen" CPUs, the CPU landscape has never looked so exciting in a long time. With competition from the red camp, Intel is now upping its game in pushing forward the release schedule of their latest 'Coffeelake" CPU, the 8th Generation of new CPU from Intel that is... Continue Reading →

All AMD build?

In the past couple of days, there has been a deluge of information regarding AMD's new product offering from the CPU and GPU departments. The latest monster of a cpu, Threadripper was launched to much fanfare and I really dig the review kits AMD distributed to all major influential tech reviewers on YouTube. The review... Continue Reading →

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