PC upgrade phase II

Tomorrow is a huge day for a lot of pc gamers around the world, especially those who are finally looking to upgrade their GPU to the latest NVIDIA RTX 3080. Officially launching on September 17 all around the world, as someone who has been using the 1080ti for the past 3 years, I am very... Continue Reading →

NVIDIA Ampere GPUs launched

Yesterday NVIDIA announced three new Ampere GPUs, the 3070, the 3080 and the bfgpu, the 3090. Prices and relative performance improvements compared to the last generation Turing cards were compared through a series of gameplay demonstrations and bar-charts. The performance increase across the board is nothing short of phenomenal. The generational leap is substantial compared... Continue Reading →

PC upgrade (Phase I)

The biggest announcement by Nvidia is just around the corner (tomorrow in fact as of this writing) and it is without any surprise that they are going to announce a whole new lineup of GPUs based on the 7nm Ampere architecture that we have all been patiently waiting for. It will come as no surprise... 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 →

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 →

Happy one-year anniversary gaming rig!

Exactly one year ago today, I completed building my first ever gaming rig. I was an increadible experience. I learnt a lot PC gaming rigs and how to build one. It was a journey I started months ago before actually acquiring the parts. But once I did, it was a journey I enjoyed tremendously. One... Continue Reading →

Ethereum Mining Rig

After weeks of planning and acquiring all the necessary hardware, I finally completed assembling my first Ethereum mining rig. This is no walk in the park. Everything I learnt about building a gaming PC rig was upturned. I had to un-learn and re-learn a lot on what it took to build a PC. Building a... Continue Reading →

Tipping point

I am at a tipping point where I am very close to buying all the parts needed to build my very own DIY PC. I think I can safely say that the¬†tipping¬†point for that decision came about when I impulsively bought 2 EVGA GTX 1070 SC Gaming ACX 3.0 GPU at a relatively competitive price... Continue Reading →

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