Overclocker Claims Intel X299 VRM Temps are a ‘Disaster’ With Skylake-X

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According to one prominent member of the overclocking community, the VRM cooling on X299 motherboards isn’t good enough to keep the boards stable — and no overclocker should buy a board with just one 8-pin CPU power connector.

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AMD Ryzen CPUs are readily available, but Ryzen motherboards? Not so much

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AM4 motherboards are in short supply, and AMD has a very different explanation for that compared with its motherboard partners. Overall platform availability should improve in the weeks ahead.

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New crowdfunding project promises an ATX motherboard for IBM’s Power8

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A new crowdfunding project wants to build ATX motherboards compatible with IBM’s Power8 CPU. Non-x86 chips are making something of a comeback this year — could Intel’s data center dominance be in danger?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/237905-new-crowdfunding-project-promises-an-atx-motherboard-for-ibms-power8?source=Computing

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New ASRock motherboards sport external clock generators for Intel CPU overclocking

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ASRock has launched a pair of motherboards designed to keep non-K Skylake chips overclockable. If the company plays its cards right, it could quickly become the go-to solution for enthusiasts who overclock on a budget.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/224561-new-asrock-motherboards-sport-external-clock-generators-for-intel-cpu-overclocking

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AMD’s last FX gasp: 5GHz FX-9590 down to $230, new lower-power 8-core chips debut

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AMD is launching multiple new processors today, including new high-powered options for midrange motherboards as well as a slight upward tip for the FX-8xxx family.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/189064-amds-last-fx-gasp-5ghz-fx-9590-down-to-230-new-lower-power-8-core-chips-debut

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