MIFCOM Blackbox Titan X Alpha & Mainframe

MIFCOM is the only system integrator and NVIDIA partner for Switzerland, Germany and Austria building systems with NVIDIA's latest and greatest Titan X (Pascal) graphics card. Since we're quite into high-end gaming hardware here at ocaholic we're going to show you around those systems and we'll give you a preview on how powerful those rigs are. On top of that all MIFCOM Blackbox systems can be custom configured.

MIFCOM Blackbox Titan X Alpha & Mainframe


Microsoft

More rumors on the Microsoft Surface Pro 5

07.12.2016: The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 was introduced in Q4 2015 and according to the latest rumors, Microsoft could be ready to hit the market with the Surface Pro 5. The new model will most likely be equipped with a Kaby Lake processor.


Overclocking

K|ngp|n breaks 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme world record

07.12.2016: We’ve covered K|ngp|n breaking world records in the past and apparently the US American, living in Taiwan has done it again. This time he used four NVIDIA Titan X Pascal cards to set the bar in Fire Strike Extreme and Fire Strike even higher. The new world record mark is now above the 41K mark.

MSI

MSI is teasing two Intel Z270 motherboards

07.12.2016: On their official Facebook page, MSI have shown a little preview regarding their upcoming next generation Intel Z270 motherboard. At the moment there is only a little teaser which shows a few parts of the Z270 SLI Plus and the Z270 SLI. Both motherboards feature a completely black color scheme with white labels on the PCB.

BenQ

BenQ unveils flagship display SW320 for photographers

07.12.2016: BenQ announced the SW320 monitor for photographers, which features a 31.5-inch panel with 3840 x 2160 resolution and IPS panel. Apart from that BenQ states that the panel used covers 99% of the Adobe RGB spectrum and 100% in the case of the sRGB profile.

Cooler Master

Cooler Master announces MasterCase Maker 5t

07.12.2016: Cooler Master has announced the launch of their latest MasterCase. The new Maker 5t is based on the original mid-tower launched last year during the Computex 2016 in Taipei and therefore it should be rather versatile.


ocaholic

Rig of the Day - Avoid

07.12.2016: Like every day we're showing you a very nice build or from one of our modder friends. As always we will show you the nicest pictures of the build and if possible also the specifications here in the news and the full album with all pictures can be found in our Case Mod Gallery.

Webnews

Hardware Roundup - Daily Report #4

06.12.2016: In our hardware roundup we post all reviews from the hardware sites around the globe we can find. Apparently we wish you a lot of fun browsing the lists and we hope you're going to enjoy those reviews.


Virtual Reality

VR sales very low

06.12.2016: According to the last reports it looks like VR product sales in 2016 have been lower than initially expected. The issues lies with the content that’s simply not there fore this hardware at the current time. due to the lack of content and the high product costs of devices.

NVIDIA

Nvidia releases GeForce 376.19 WHQL drivers

06.12.2016: Following the launch of Oculus Touch with over 50 games made for VR, Nvidia releases a new driver supporting all those new titles. Meanwhile we’re at version 376.19 regarding NVIDIA’s WHQL drivers. Apart from Oculus Touch support some bugs have been addressed as well.

AMD

Alleged benchmarks on AMD Vega

06.12.2016: According to the Ashes of the Singularity database benchmark results on an unknown GPU have surfaced. So far the rumor mills are suggesting that this could be AMDs upcoming RX 490 card, which is supposedly based on Vega.

AMD

AMD X370 motherboards during New Horizon event?

06.12.2016: AMD has announced its New Horizon event that will take place December 13th. This event is going to be streamed on Twitch, while being hosted by Gametrailers journalist Geoff Keighley. According to latest reports, it looks like AMD will show Zen-based CPUs as well as Summit Ridge during the event.

Solid State Drives

SSD prices are expected to rise

06.12.2016: Apparently NAND/flash storage is very popular these day and almost any mobile device has one such chip onboard. During Q4 2016 the price of MLC and SLC NAND flash has increased by 6-10%. These increased prices are linked to the higher SSD demand in PCs and to the slow transition process towards 3D-NAND technology.


Samsung

Samsung unveils CFG70 144Hz gaming displays

06.12.2016: Samsung has expanded its curved gaming monitor lineup by two curved gaming monitors. Both feature 144Hz refresh rate and are therefore perfect for first person shooter games. For better color reproduction the panels feature Samsung’s proprietary Quantum Dot technology. Apart from that the new displays are compatible with AMD FreeSync.

ocaholic

Rig of the Day - Thermaltake Tower 900

06.12.2016: Like every day we're showing you a very nice build or from one of our modder friends. As always we will show you the nicest pictures of the build and if possible also the specifications here in the news and the full album with all pictures can be found in our Case Mod Gallery.

Memory

DDR4 prices on the rise

05.12.2016: During the past months we have seen a steady decline on the price of DDR4 memory. Especially in the period from May 2015 to June 2016 the decrease was almost constant month over month. Lately, however, the prices have risen again.

Intel

More benchmarks on the Core i7-7700K

05.12.2016: Although the acclaimed launch date will be somewhen during or after CES 2017 news leaks related to Kaby Lake are making it through almost every day. This time expreview.com jumped the gun and their testing was conducted on an Intel Z270 series motherboard with an Intel Core i7-7700K and 8GB of DDR4-2133 memory.

Jonsbo

Jonsbo unveils two new cases

05.12.2016: Jonsbo has unveiled two new cases, which have been made from aluminum, steel and tempered glass. The first model goes by the name QT03A and is based on the already popular QT01 "Antiphon" while the second model, the VR2, is the bigger brother of the VR1.

Webnews

Hardware Roundup - Daily Report #3

05.12.2016: In our hardware roundup we post all reviews from the hardware sites around the globe we can find. Apparently we wish you a lot of fun browsing the lists and we hope you're going to enjoy those reviews.


ocaholic

Rig of the Day - Blue Moon

05.12.2016: Like every day we're showing you a very nice build or from one of our modder friends. As always we will show you the nicest pictures of the build and if possible also the specifications here in the news and the full album with all pictures can be found in our Case Mod Gallery.

ocaholic

Rig of the Day - Weekly Report #166

05.12.2016: Here is a summary of what you missed this week! We have received many configurations via email, we thank all our fans and next week we will continue uploading new pictures. Stay tuned! If you'd like to join, send to us a message at our official facebook page: facebook