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Over at ASUS PC DIY, they’ve put the new Strix GTX 970 DirectCU II on the bench to whirl Nvidia’s new 2nd gen Maxwell through some benchmarks and overclocking.
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Our friends at PC DIY have dissected and detailed the latest 802.11ac routers: RT-AC87U (and related RT-AC87R available in Best Buy, USA). It might look closer to a G-series laptop than your average router, but it seems the design begets performance as these are the worlds first routers with 4-antenna, 4-stream design with beam-forming that can max wireless throughput at a combined (2.4GHz+5GHz) 2334Mbps, and world’s fastest 5GHz at 1743 Mbps.
This best bit is, arguably, applicable to most of our homes or offices that daily connect dozens of wireless devices – everyone’s smartphones, tablets, a few laptops and PCs – to a single wireless access point. Instead of limiting everything to the slowest device, The RT-AC87U can connect at their respective best speeds.
Click the link to read how the RT-AC87 does that, and more, like thermal and efficiency testing.
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The video above is a complete guide to building a 2014 gaming PC based on the Maximus VII Hero, Poseidon graphics card and popular Corsair kit. The chapter-by-chapter breakdown is listed inside.
PC DIY experiments with several ASUS, ROG and TUF Z97 boards with 6 4790K (Devil’s Canyon) CPUs to test OC performance and details how to use the ASUS UEFI options to tweak for best results.
For our Californian fans, ASUS North America will hold an event at Fry’s Electornics in Sunnyvale CA on June 27th and 28th. There’s activities around PCDIY, PC gaming, competitions and more! See inside for details.
ASUS PCDIY details why the new ROG Striker GTX 760 is the gamer’s sweet spot for new systems planned with the latest Maximus VII Hero or Ranger, for example.
Packing “double memory” of 4GB versus the usual 2GB, it’s great for gaming up to WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution like the upcoming Swift PG278, or tri-monitor FullHD surround.
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JJ and Alex go through all the new features and design of ASUS’ new Z97 motherboards in the video above.