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EVGA 04G-P4-2983-KR GeForce GTX 980

If you’re looking for a graphics card that will work and is one of the best on the market, then this is the graphics card you’re looking for. The new EVGA GeForce GTX 980 is powered by the next-generation NVIDIA Maxwell architecture, giving you incredible performance, unmatched power efficiency, and cutting-edge features.
This graphics card has 4gb. The card is not one of the biggest ones on the market but it certainly makes up for that with the speed it possesses. And to turn on this beast you need a minimum of 500w just to turn on. And Overclocking always helps if you are looking for even more power.
Now keep in mind that this card is not for just any gamer, you need to know what you are doing if you are thinking about buying this card. Although the price is up there, it is definitely worth. Because if you want the best you can get this is the card for you.

  • GPU: GeForce GTX 980
  • Outputs: 1x HDMI, 3x Display Ports, 1x DVI
  • Memory and Type: 4GB, GDD5
  • Motherboard Interface: GDD5
  • Cooling: Fan
  • Max Resolution: 4096 x 2160
  • Power Connection: 2 x 6-pin
  • DirectX: DirectX 12
  • Core Clock: 1266 MHz
  • Boost Clock: 1367 MHz

I would personally recommend this card to any of my friends or family. This motherboard does come with decently large price tag though. The card is priced at $554.99]]>

MSI Z97-G45 Gaming LGA 1150 Reveiw

MSI was established on August 1986. The headquarters are located in New Taipei. MSI started from the motherboard and graphics card industries and extended into consumer and electronics including notebooks, All-in-One PCs, servers, workstations, industrial PCs, household appliances, car products, multimedia, communication devices, and others. If you want to learn more about them, click here.
The motherboard I am going to tell you about today is the MSI Z97-G45 Gaming. It has a socket of LGA 1150, which means that any CPU socket like that will be able to fit into this motherboard. This motherboard has 4 banks of DDR3 memory that can have up to 32GB at the maximum. With such a large amount of memory you may be able to upgrade your computer to make it faster. This motherboard also has 2 PCI express x16 slots that can hold a new video card that you may want to put into it.
VGA: Integrated
Audio: Realtek ALC1150
8 HD Channels
LAN: Qualcomm Killer E2205
Max LAN Speed: 10/100/1000Mbps
Bus Speed: 3000 FSB
Expansion Slots: PCI Express 3.0 x16: 2
PCI Express 2.0 x16: 1
PCI Express x1: 4
SATA 6Gb/s: 6 x SATA 6Gb/s
Specifications for the back panel:
Video Ports: 1xDVI
USB 3.0: 4xUSB 3.0
USB 1.1/2.0: 4xUSB 2.0
Audio Port: 6 ports

Overall this motherboard is a pretty good motherboard to buy if you like to use your computer to play games. This motherboard can be purchased on Newegg at the good price of $139.99. Although before you buy I would check over the specifications to make sure that it is the one you are looking for.]]>

Intel Core i7-4790K Haswell Quad-Core Reveiw

This is the Intel Core i7-4790K Haswell Quad-Core. Intel was founded in 1968 by Gordon E. Moore. Intel is a corporation that is the leading CPU producer. This company’s headquarters is located in Santa Clara, California.
This CPU is a popular choice among high-end gaming computers. It has 4 cores at 4.4 GHz. This CPU is also and i7 which is pretty cool. This CPU is not usually for beginner users, although all Intel computers can use this CPU in them. I would recommend this CPU to anyone that is looking for a reliable and good CPU to use.

—Max Clock Speed- 4.4 GHz
—L3 Cache- 8MB
—Socket- LGA 1150
# of Cores- —Quad-Core

Although this CPU is not very cheap, it well worth the price at $339.99. Before you buy this CPU I would recommend reviewing the specs before.
Works Cited:
—  “Support For Z97-G45 GAMING.” MSI USA. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Dec. 2014. <>.
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—  “Support For H81M-P33.” MSI USA. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Dec. 2014. <>.
—  “Intel Celeron G1840 Haswell Dual-Core 2.8GHz LGA 1150 53W Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646G1840 Intel Celeron G1840 Haswell Dual-Core 2.8GHz LGA 1150 53W Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646G1840.” Intel Celeron G1840 Haswell Dual-Core 2.8GHz LGA 1150 53W Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646G1840. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Dec. 2014. <>.]]>