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MSI X299 XPower Gaming AC Motherboard Pictured

Here we have the first picture of MSI’s flagship LGA2066 motherboard, the X299 XPower Gaming AC. Looking at the board it has a black PCB with silver / white accents. You can see thermal armor covering the rear I/O, audio, and even a cool M.2 shield.

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Posted by amiller in All News, Basin Falls, Blog, Computex 2017, Hardware News, Kabylake-X, LGA2066, Motherboard, MSI, Skylake-X, X299, X299 XPower Gaming AC

Intel Could Launch The Core i7-7740K at E3 2017

Intel is expected to be fighting back against AMD’s Ryzen, and their first assault will be the Core i7-7740K and the “Basin Falls” platform. This processor and platform could possible launch at E3 2017 on June 12th. Intel is the main sponsor of the PC Gaming Show hosted by PC Gamer Magazine, which takes place in the backdrop of E3.

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Posted by amiller in All News, Basin Falls, Blog, Core i7-7740K, Hardware News, i5-7640K, i7-7740K, intel, LGA2066, Processors, X299

Intel’s Skylake-X, Kaby Lake-X To Come Ahead Of Schedule

According to the latest reports we could see Intel’s Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X desktop processors ahead of the earlier rumored dates. The latest reports put the release between June 19th and July 9th. This means we should see an announcement of the new chipset and CPUs likely at Computex 2017, which kicks off on May 30th in Taipei.

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Posted by amiller in All News, Basin Falls, Blog, Computex, Hardware News, HEDT, intel, Kaby Lake-X, LGA 2066, Processors, Skylake-X