Subject: General Tech, Motherboards | October 28, 2016 - 12:25 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: Z170, LGA 1151, kaby lake, Intel H170, Intel B150, H110, bios
If you are running an LGA 1151 Gigabyte motherboard then you should stop at this post over at the Guru of 3D some time in the near future and grab an updated BIOS. They were kind enough to provide links for the updates of 47 different motherboards ranging from Z170's down to H110's. Q-Flash means you can update from within the BIOS with USB drive and with Q-Flash Plus you don't even need memory or a CPU installed; we've come a long way from the customized 3.5" boot disks involved in flashing. On the other hand that special thrill of terror has gone away.
"Following MSI and ASUS, Gigabyte now as well offers Kaby Lake compatible BIOS updates for their Z170, H170, B150 and H110 series motherboards. "
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- Samsung's free-falling financial flameout @ The Register
- Samsung teases Galaxy S8 with 'slick' new design and AI smarts @ The Inquirer
- Chapeau Is Exactly What the Linux Desktop Needs @ Linux.com
- Divide the internet into compartments to save us from the IoT fail whale @ The Register
- AMD will sell server CPUs at Happy Meal prices so you can supersize servers @ The Register
- Google's AI machines are sending encrypted messages to each other and it's creepy @ The Inquirer
Subject: Motherboards | October 6, 2016 - 10:06 PM | Tim Verry
Tagged: Z170, msi, kaby lake, Intel B150, Intel, H110
MSI has announced that it will be supporting Intel's next generation "Kaby Lake" LGA 1151 processors via a BIOS update. The company has updated its website with the new UEFI/BIOS updates that add support for Kaby Lake on all of its 100-series motherboards.
According to MSI, in addition to Kaby Lake support, the updates improve stability and overclocking potential. Currently, the following Z170, B150, and H110 chipset based motherboards have a BIOS update available.
- Z170 Motherboards
- Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION
- Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM
- Z170A GAMING M9 ACK
- Z170A GAMING M7
- Z170A GAMING M6
- Z170A GAMING M5
- Z170A-G45 GAMING
- Z170A GAMING M3
- Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON
- Z170A GAMING PRO
- Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X
- Z170A KRAIT GAMING R6 SIEGE
- Z170A KRAIT GAMING
- Z170 KRAIT GAMING
- Z170I GAMING PRO AC
- Z170A TOMAHAWK AC
- Z170A TOMAHAWK
- Z170M MORTAR
- B150 Motherboards
- B150 GAMING M3
- B150M NIGHT ELF
- B150M GAMING PRO
- B150I GAMING PRO AC
- B150I GAMING PRO
- B150M MORTAR ARCTIC
- B150M MORTAR
- B150M BAZOOKA PLUS
- B150M BAZOOKA
- B150M BAZOOKA D3
- B150M GRENADE
- H110 Motherboards
- H110M GAMING
- H110M GRENADE
To grab the latest bios, head over to https://www.msi.com/support#support_download and use the drop down menus to search for your motherboard model. The BIOS download will be available towards the top of the list of available downloads.
MSI and ASUS have both announced support for Kaby Lake on their existing motherboards which is nice to see. If leaks are true, Intel is readying Z270 Express chipset for release in late 2016 or early 2017, but it is nice to know that you will not have to upgrade the motherboard if you do not want to just to get the latest Intel CPU.
Subject: Cases and Cooling, Memory | August 3, 2015 - 08:10 PM | Scott Michaud
Tagged: corsair, dd4, ddr3l, memory, PSU, hydro, h100, H100i GTX, H110, H110i GTX
Skylake is coming up, with rumors pointing to a release at Gamescom in Germany, which is August 5th through August 9th. Beyond seeing the retail packaging, we are beginning to see to companies open up about how their products relate to the new architecture and chipset.
Corsair put up a blog post a few days ago to explain how their memory, water coolers, and power supplies interact with Skylake and Z170. On the PSU side, nothing has changed since Haswell. In terms for memory, DDR3L is supported with Skylake under certain motherboards, but users should look to DDR4.
None of the above should be new information.
What might be new information, though, is that Skylake supports existing LGA-1150 cooler mounts. This means that the Corsair Hydro series of sealed CPU liquid coolers will support Skylake without modification. This is where Corsair's blog stops but, knowing Intel's typical release structure, this likely means that the story will not change for Kaby Lake or Cannonlake, either. These three architectures are expected to use the same socket, which should mean the cooler is the same too.
So your aftermarket cooler should have quite a bit of legs, even with the stock mounts.
Subject: General Tech | June 18, 2015 - 12:20 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: Skylake, lga1151, Intel, i7-6700K, i5-6600K, H110, 14nm
DigiTimes has some dates for Skylake, with the desktop chips you are most interesting being revealed at Gamescon in Germany at the end of August. There will be a pair of i7 models, one unlocked K model and a power optimized T model and six i5 models, three with lower TDPs and at least one unlocked i5, the 6600K. A month after the new chips are shown off will come the arrival of the new LGA 1151 socketed H110 chipset, which will likely be compatible with a certain AiO watercooler. Mobile versions will not be for sale until the new year but the long wait will likely mean the inclusion of the new USB 3.1 Type-C ports on those laptops.
"Intel will then unveil its Skylake-based Core i7-6700/6700T, Core i5-6600, 6500, 6400, 6600T, 6500T and 6400T, and H170 and B150 chipsets between August 30-September 5."
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- Encryption Would Not Have Protected Secret Federal Data Says DHS @ Slashdot
- Apple CORED: Boffins reveal password-killer 0-days for iOS and OS X @ The Register
- AT&T fined about 3 days of profit ($100m) for limiting 'unlimited' plans @ The Register
Subject: Cases and Cooling | March 4, 2013 - 01:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: watercooling, corsair, H90, H110, 140mm
The Corsair H90 and H110 use larger 140mm fans with 140mm and and 280mm radiators respectively. [H]ard|OCP compared them to also relatively recent H100i and H80i, 120mm based coolers that are controllable with Corsair's LINK technology. The comparison was rather favourable for the new 140mm coolers, with both new models beating the H100i at stocks speeds and beating their respective cousins on an overclocked chip; perhaps more importantly these two models did so with noticeably reduced sound levels. If you need serious cooling and aren't crazy about noise, these two coolers should be on your list.
"Corsair, once known only for quality enthusiast RAM modules, has successfully diversified its products reaching into cases, power supplies, processor cooling solutions. With the release of the H90 and H110 Hydro Series, we see the first new refresh in its closed loop liquid cooling systems."
Here are some more Cases & Cooling reviews from around the web:
- Corsair Hydro Series H90 Review @ OCC
- Corsair H110 CPU Cooler Review @ Hardware Secrets
- Thermalright AXP-100 Low-Profile CPU Cooler @ Tweaktown
- Corsair H90 and H110 CPU Cooler Review @ Hi Tech Legion
- Thermalright Archon SB-E X2 @ eTeknix
- Deepcool FROSTWIN CPU Cooler Review: Overclocking on a Budget @ X-bit Labs
- Cooler Master Seidon 240M CPU Cooler Review @ Hardware Canucks
- Noctua Low Profile Heatsinks @ Bjorn3D
- DeepCool IceBlade Pro V2.0 Heatsink Review @ Frostytech
- Noctua NH-L9i Low Profile Cpu Cooler @ Rbmods
- Evercool Venti CPU Cooler Review @ Hardware Secrets
- BitFenix Spectre Pro PWM and Spectre LED PWM Fan @ eTeknix
- Aerocool Strike-X X-1000 Fan Controller @ eTeknix
- CoolerMaster HAF XB @ FunkyKit
- Aerocool Strike-X Air @ Kitguru
- Fractal Design Node 304 @ LanOC Reviews
- Shuttle Barebone DS61 Review @ Madshrimps
- Cooler Master HAF XB LAN Box @ Modders-Inc
- Nox Xtreme Coolbay VX @ techPowerUp
- BitFenix Raider Case Review: All These Little Things @ AnandTech
- Fractal Design Define R4 @ LanOC Reviews
- Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Case Review @ Hardware Secrets
- Nanoxia Deep Silence 2 Case Review @ Hardware Secrets
- Lian Li PC-7HX @ LanOC Reviews
- Thermaltake Armor Revo Full-Tower @ Funkykit
- Silverstone Raven 3 @ LanOC Reviews
- AZZA Silentium 920B Mid-Tower Chassis @ Tweaktown
- Silverstone SUGO SG09 Small Form Factor Chassis @ eTeknix
Subject: General Tech | February 28, 2013 - 03:45 PM | Ken Addison
Tagged: video, titan, sli, R5000, podcast, nvidia, H90, H110, gtx titan, frame rating, firepro, crossfire, amd
PC Perspective Podcast #240 - 02/28/2013
Join us this week as we discuss GTX TITAN Benchmarks, Frame Rating, Tegra 4 Details and more!
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Hosts: Ryan Shrout, Jeremy Hellstrom, Josh Walrath and Allyn Malventano
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Introduction and Technical Specifications
Hydro Series™ H110 Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
Courtesy of Corsair
Hydro Series™ H90 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
Courtesy of Corsair
Corsair has upped their presence in the cooling field with the new 140mm fan-based additions to the Hydro Series™ CPU water cooler lineup. Corsair was kind enough to provide us with samples of their H90 and H110 series cooling units, both using 140mm fans. We put these coolers up against their H80i 120mm fan-based unit as well as our custom-built Swiftech Apogee HD cooling system to see how well these new Corsair units performed. Starting at a base price of $99.99 for the Corsair H90 cooler, you can't go wrong with either unit.
Hydro Series™ H110 Extreme Performance CPU Cooler without fans
Courtesy of Corsair
Hydro Series™ H90 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler without fans
Courtesy of Corsair
Corsair worked with Asetek to design their new 140mm-based line of coolers with the H90 and H110 introduced to enhance their current line of coolers. Both coolers are built using aluminum radiators capable of holding 140mm fans and copper cold plates. The rubber coated tubing used is low permeability 1/4 inch based tubing with multiple layers used to prevent liquid evaporation and to provide maximum tubing flexibility. Unlike their Corsair Link™ based coolers, the Corsair H90 and H110 units do not have integrated LEDs nor the Corsair Link™ based monitoring system.
Subject: Cases and Cooling | January 17, 2013 - 02:11 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: water cooling, radiator, Hydro Series, H90, H110, corsair, 280mm, 140mm
Corsair is thinking big with their Hydro series of self contained watercoolers, the $130 H110 model sports a 280mm radiator while the $100 H90 is a smaller 140mm, both using Corsair's high static pressure 140mm fans for cooling. That should keep the noise down as well as your temperatures and as long as your case supports 140mm fans you should be able to mount the radiators with no problem.
FREMONT, California—January 17, 2013—Corsair, designer of high-performance PC hardware components, today announced the Hydro Series H110 and H90 liquid CPU coolers. With huge radiator cooling surfaces areas of 280mm and 140mm respectively and specially designed 140mm low-speed, high static pressure fans, the new coolers deliver superior CPU cooling and quieter operation than smaller 120mm designs.
The Hydro Series H110 is a low-noise, high-performance liquid CPU cooler with a double-length 280mm by 140mm radiator. The H110 radiator's large surface area provides more contact room for heat dissipation and for side-by-side mounting of dual fans. Each fan is a specially-designed low-speed 140mm static pressure fan, which moves much more air per decibel of noise than 120mm fans. Combined, the larger radiators and lower fan-speeds produce better performance with much lower noise levels than smaller 120mm dual-fan coolers. The H110 fits cases with dual 140mm top fan mounts and 20mm screw spacing.
The Hydro Series H90, like the H110, is a low-noise, high-performance liquid CPU cooler, but with a more compact square 140mm radiator and a single 140mm static pressure fan. The large radiator and spacious surface area combined with lower fan-speeds produce better performance than smaller 120mm single fan coolers with lower noise. The H90 is compatible with many cases with a rear or top 140mm fan mount.
The Hydro Series H110 and H90 liquid coolers feature an enhanced copper cold plate with soaks up heat more efficiently than previous generation designs. Both coolers are compatible with most modern CPU platforms including AMD AM2, AM3, AM3+, FM2 and FM1 and Intel LGA 1155, LGA 1156, LGA 1366, and LGA 2011.
"Many PC enthusiasts choose liquid cooling for its extreme cooling efficiency and quiet operation," said Thi La, Senior VP and GM of Memory and Enthusiast Component Products at Corsair. "To take liquid cooling the next level, we super-sized the Hydro Series H110 and H90, providing users our best cooling-to-noise ratio ever."
Pricing and Availability
The Corsair Hydro Series H110 and Hydro Series H90 liquid coolers are immediately available from Corsair’s worldwide network of resellers and distributors. Suggested retail prices in the United States are $129.99 for the H110 and $99.99 for the H90.
For more information on Corsair Hydro Series Liquid CPU Coolers, please visit: http://www.corsair.com/us/cpu-cooling-kits/hydro-series-water-cooling-cpu-cooler.html