x79 – Bjorn3D.com http://www.bjorn3d.com Bjorn3d.com - Satisfying Your Daily Tech Cravings Since 1996 Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:32:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.3 ASUS X79 Deluxe Motherboard Review “Ground Up Redesign For Ivy-E” http://www.bjorn3d.com/2014/02/asus-x79-deluxe-motherboard-review-ground-redesign-ivy-e/ http://www.bjorn3d.com/2014/02/asus-x79-deluxe-motherboard-review-ground-redesign-ivy-e/#comments Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:39:09 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=25320

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Introduction – ASUS X79 Deluxe We recently looked at the X79 refresh from the ROG line newly optimized for top tier performance with the new Ivy-E chips and well not everyone needs that level of extreme feature set and compatibility so ASUS stepped it down a notch in some of the more extreme LN2 and …

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The Black is Back! ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition Motherboard Review http://www.bjorn3d.com/2014/01/black-back-asus-rampage-iv-black-edition-motherboard-review/ http://www.bjorn3d.com/2014/01/black-back-asus-rampage-iv-black-edition-motherboard-review/#respond Thu, 09 Jan 2014 14:08:35 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=24858

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Introduction – ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition Echoes of AC/DC ring in my head as I came up with this title, and it took everything in me not to have about a thousand different “Back in black” references but I think we can survive a few. ASUS seems to reserve its “Black Edition” moniker for …

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Dynatron R17 – LGA2011 3U+ Server or Workstation CPU Air Cooler http://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/09/dynatron-r17-lga2011-3u-server-workstation-cpu-air-cooler/ http://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/09/dynatron-r17-lga2011-3u-server-workstation-cpu-air-cooler/#respond Mon, 30 Sep 2013 07:20:04 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=22991

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  Closer Look When we first took on the Dynatron coolers honestly one of the most excited I was to work with was this one and that’s because I feel a bit more at home working on a tower cooler like this as the small flat coolers you get with servers just do not seem …

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Ivy Bridge-E is here! Intel Core i7-4960X Extreme Edition Processor Review http://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/09/ivy-bridge-e-is-here-intel-core-i7-4960x-extreme-edition-processor-review/ http://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/09/ivy-bridge-e-is-here-intel-core-i7-4960x-extreme-edition-processor-review/#respond Tue, 03 Sep 2013 07:09:04 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=22762

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Intel’s New Ivy Bridge-E Has Landed! Normally when Intel launches a new CPU it is brought along with a new chipset even if its the same socket. If you remember the launch a short while ago moving from Sandy Bridge to Ivy Bridge, it utilized the same 1155 socket but launched a new chipset Z77 …

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Kingston HyperX Beast 2133 64GB http://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/06/kingston-hyperx-beast-2133-64gb/ http://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/06/kingston-hyperx-beast-2133-64gb/#comments Mon, 24 Jun 2013 08:13:54 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=19042

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We are featuring the exceptionally large 64GB HyperX Beast kit today. If that doesn’t spark your interest, this kit runs at a blazing 2133MHz for extreme enthusiast systems. Continue reading for more….. Introduction Kingston RAM is known worldwide as a leader of high performance and value modules. The going buzz is that if you buy …

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Patriot “Intel Extreme Masters” Limited Edition 32GB 1600MHz Review http://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/01/patriot-intel-extreme-masters-limited-edition-32gb-1600mhz-review/ http://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/01/patriot-intel-extreme-masters-limited-edition-32gb-1600mhz-review/#comments Thu, 17 Jan 2013 10:28:41 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=14528

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Today’s market of RAM is pretty saturated, as we all know. This means that RAM manufacturers have to get creative to make their kits stand out. Not only that, but with prices being so low it’s hard to offer top shelf stuff for lower prices. Patriot happens to do this with their Viper 3 kits, …

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Corsair Dominator Platinum 2800 MHz – Breaking the speed barrier and then some http://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/12/corsair-dominator-platinum-2800-mhz-breaking-speed-barrier/ http://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/12/corsair-dominator-platinum-2800-mhz-breaking-speed-barrier/#comments Tue, 04 Dec 2012 09:01:35 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=12649

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¬† Corsair has recently extended its grasp into the PC market into so many different areas, its almost hard to fathom. With this, they have not forgotten what made the company which is memory, and more importantly high performance DIMMs. Today we have the Dominator Platinum series coming in at a blazing fast 2800MHz. Read …

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ASUS P9X79WS Motherboard http://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/03/asus-p9x79ws-motherboard/ http://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/03/asus-p9x79ws-motherboard/#comments Mon, 26 Mar 2012 05:00:00 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/03/asus-p9x79ws-motherboard/

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Today we look at the ASUS P9X79 WS board, one of a long line of Workstation motherboards from ASUS. Keep reading to find out what kind of power this beast conceals. Introduction – ASUS P9X79 WS We have seen our fair share of X79¬†chipset boards at this point, most of them ASUS models since they …

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GIGABYTE X79-UD5 Motherboard http://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/03/gigabyte-x79-ud5-motherboard/ http://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/03/gigabyte-x79-ud5-motherboard/#respond Wed, 21 Mar 2012 05:00:00 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/03/gigabyte-x79-ud5-motherboard/

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The GIGABYTE X79-UD5 support up to 8 DIMMs, the latest X79 Extreme Processors, 3-way SLI/CrossfireX configurations and also comes with WiFi/Bluetooth add-on card. Introduction If you’re an avid reader of Bjorn3D, you may have realized that we have reviewed a lot of motherboards in the past years. I have personally been on the band wagon, …

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ASUS Rampage IV Gene http://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/03/asus-rampage-iv-gene/ http://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/03/asus-rampage-iv-gene/#respond Mon, 12 Mar 2012 05:00:00 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/03/asus-rampage-iv-gene/

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Here we have the smallest of the ROG X79 boards: the Rampage IV Gene. Let’s see if great things really do come in small packages. Introduction – ASUS rampage iv Gene The ROG clan has been hard at work pumping out X79 boards. Those familiar with the ROG naming scheme recognize that the Rampage Gene …

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