Extreme overclocking using LN2 (Liquid Nitrogen) to get the best scores possible has had a recent infusion of interest from PC component vendors. In the past there were some minor sponsored events, or there would be a tie-in with a major product release. However that changed fairly significantly last year with over 50 of the top overclockers descending on Taipei for Computex 2013 for a variety of vendor sponsored events. 2014 just kicked it up a notch, and G.Skill was at the forefront. For the past two years, G.Skill has run their World Record Stage, inviting the employed or sponsored motherboard manufacturer overclockers to break records using G.Skill’s memory live at Computex. For 2014, G.Skill added in another element: the First...
The topic of SO-DIMM memory is an interesting one. As it currently stands, almost all laptops with interchangeable memory slots have SO-DIMM slots, as well as a few...12 by Ian Cutress on 4/22/2014
One of the many issues presented with a SO-DIMM capable system, whether laptop or desktop, is one of performance. In our recent Haswell memory scaling article using regular...10 by Ian Cutress on 2/21/2014
When Swiftech offered to provide us with the materials to build a full custom loop, we couldn't resist.108 by Dustin Sklavos on 9/30/2013
‘How much does memory speed matter?’ is a question often asked when dealing with mainstream processor lines. Depending on the platform, the answers might very well be different...89 by Ian Cutress on 9/26/2013
Next in our line of memory reviews is a kit I have actually had at my work desk for a while. In the land of overclockers, synthetics are...28 by Ian Cutress on 10/28/2012
Memory reviews are, in my opinion, actually quite hard to do. There are plenty of memory kits available that are nice and cheap, and the easy way to...112 by Ian Cutress on 10/18/2012