For gamers there is few things more exciting than major computer hardware releases. The thought of upgrading your current gaming rig to the latest and greatest or building a brand-new gaming PC from scratch is enough to have any loyal PC gamer reaching into their wallets.
With the upcoming release of Intel’s Alder Lake 12th Gen CPUs, so also does the release of the newest motherboards. But what exactly are these new motherboards all about, and why should you choose to make the move to the newest Z690 offerings?
Well, let’s take a look at the things that you need to be aware of when buying a Z690 motherboard and see why now is the perfect time to be thinking of an upgrade.
Packing up to 16 cores and 24 threads, the latest Intel 12th-Gen processors promise a significant leap in both single-core and multi-core performances, a major selling point for those looking to adopt the new Alder Lake platform. However, there are some caveats. If you pair the new chip with just any motherboard, the actual performance might not be as great as expected. In this article, we will highlight some of the features you may overlook regarding the Intel 12th-Gen processors and how to pick a motherboard so that you will be able to receive the best performance from the new CPU.
To have the best gaming experience or the most efficient content creation, many people will choose to upgrade the graphics cards or processors. However, if you’d like to possess a stable platform for constant gaming or content creation, the motherboards inside your system play important roles, especially the power design on it. Only when your motherboard features a promising power design, can you get rid of those annoying BSOD (Blue Screen On Display) or system crashes.
CPU, GPU, RAM, SSD, Fans, Cooler... All these components that lead us to a good PC-using experience are connected to the motherboard. But have you ever thought about how a motherboard is capable of handling the power needed by those components? Moreover, you must have wondered why some motherboards are better for overclocking than some others?
This article will give you the answer by breaking down how a motherboard handles power. Let's check it out together!
If you've had your computer for some years, then you could be experiencing some performance inconsistencies. Buying a brand-new gaming rig isn’t always an option, but don’t worry, simply upgrading some of your current hardware can get your PC running like new again. Today, we're going to discuss simple computer upgrades that make a big difference.
AORUS X570 Master Quick Review
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Video game streaming has exploded in popularity over the past few years with popular streamers entertaining us with the latest game releases on Twitch. Lots of PC gamers are turning to these streaming platforms to start their own streaming channels and grow a following thanks to the fact that its now easier than ever to become a streamer. The question is though, what does it require to start streaming PC games and what specs do you need to a streaming PC? Well, today we aim to answer some of those questions of how to stream on Twitch.
Building a new Intel Core i9-10900K PC with Gigabyte Aorus Master Mainboard
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AORUS B450 PRO Unbxing !
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It’s finally here, the latest Intel® 10th Gen platform – Z490, and it’s bigger and better than ever. Built on a brand new socket, LGA1200, Intel’s 10th Gen processors offers an additional two cores, and improved overclocking performance that has yet to be seen on the desktop platform! Of course, there’s other improvements that push the envelope of next gen such as, CNVi, support for Wi-Fi 6 connecting you to more—faster than traditional Gigabit ethernet!
So, it’s time, time to build that brand-new gaming rig that you have been saving up all year for, but what motherboard, also known as a mainboard, do you buy? Well, we have put together 5 tips for you that will show you how to choose a motherboard and to help ensure that you pick the best one for the job. As always, once you have an idea of what you might want it is recommended to do a motherboard comparison and compare motherboards so that you can compare your selection against all offerings available.
With all that said, let’s jump into our 5 tips so you can go ahead and pick the best motherboard for that new gaming rig. Afterall, the motherboard is one of the key components in your new gaming build. It is easy to pick things like your graphics card and hard drives but the motherboard can be hard to choose.
In Part 2 we looked at how to use the @BIOS update utility for updating your BIOS. Although @BIOS is the most user-friendly way to update your motherboards BIOS, a lot of people prefer the option of accessing the BIOS itself to perform the update.
This is where Q Flash comes in.
So, you've purchased yourself the brand new Z390 AORUS Ultra motherboard to go into your new beast of a gaming rig. The motherboard is installed, the RTX 2070 is hooked up and ready go, and your keen to jump straight into some CS:GO to start laying down the law to those that oppose you.
However, it's not quite time to spray and pray just yet. There is still one more crucial piece of the puzzle before your new build is complete. The dreaded BIOS update… Ok, that’s probably a little overdramatic, but there was a time that BIOS updates were the cause of pain for many PC users. A time where it was very common to see computers failing to boot because of problems from flashing the BIOS.
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
No hardware was present, not even a mouse;
The stockings were hung by the desk with such care;
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.
The gamers were nestled all snug in their beds,
While visions of graphics cards danced in their heads;
And motherboards, keyboards, and even mice too;
All hoping St. Nick will bring just a few.
AORUS Z390 motherboards represent the ultimate combination of power, performance, and technology. We've completely redesigned our boards from the ground up in order to deliver the best gaming experience. Dominate the future with AORUS Z390 series motherboards.
The GIGABYTE AORUS Z390 series motherboards were released on October 8, 2018. We’ve heard that the GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS MASTER motherboard is a gamechanger. what is the difference between this generation and the previous generation? What makes them so highly anticipated? Let’s spill some of the juicy details!
Lean in and let’s explore the new X399 AORUS XTREME and understand why it is the top choice to pair with 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors.
The hidden secret of performance, durability and overclocking capabilities of the 2nd Gen Ryzen Processors is the X470 AORUS power design.
Z370 AORUS GAMING 7-OP motherboards come with exclusive built-in 32GB Intel® Optane™ Memory to provide users with both the benefits of a high-capacity HDD and the read/write speeds of SSDs
This brand new design has its roots in one of the most advanced flying creatures nature has ever seen, the eagle. We built a more robotic version of it, AORUS style, with an armored first layer of feathers with elegant strips of light.