X99, DDR4 and the Haswell-E series CPU’s now available in the Ragnarok custom gaming PC!

G1 X99 Gaming 5

The X99 series with all it’s Haswell-E and DDR4 glory has arrived at Evatech. While the components have been available separately for a while, supply is finally steady enough that we have upgraded our previously X79 based Ragnarok custom gaming PCs to the brand new X99 platform.

Your choice of six beastly motherboards to combine with any one of the three Intel Haswell-E series CPU’s and 8 different DDR4 kit options, assembled to order in your choice of case with your choice of accessories, coolers and other components. Continue reading “X99, DDR4 and the Haswell-E series CPU’s now available in the Ragnarok custom gaming PC!”

GTA 5’s PC Port Being Handled By Max Payne 3 Team @ Rockstar

In an interview with Alt-Tab, Rockstar games has told us that the team that handled the Max Payne 3 port to PC is the same team tasked with bringing GTA V to PC in January. Max Payne 3’s PC edition was arguably the best version of the game and great PC port with no performance issues or major bugs and top notch optimized menu’s, controls and textures to make full use of the strengths of the PC platform. Continue reading “GTA 5’s PC Port Being Handled By Max Payne 3 Team @ Rockstar”

November Sale! Custom Gaming PC Prices Slashed + New STRIX and GALAX GPUs.

Custom PC Sale

While other vendors are hiking up their prices to compensate for the recent falls in the AU dollar, Evatech is bucking the trend. For the month of November we have slashed the prices on custom gaming PCs and components! If you have already customized a PC on our website but not yet placed an order, all you need to do is click ‘Customize‘ and with all the options just as they where, click Save & Continue to get the new updated pricing. Continue reading “November Sale! Custom Gaming PC Prices Slashed + New STRIX and GALAX GPUs.”

GTA V gets next gen exclusive content for PC release.

Rockstar has announced a slew of added content for the upcoming PC release of Grand Theft Auto V including side missions, weapons, vehicles, races and challenges. There will be a hatchet melee weapon along side sci-fi style rail gun, new monster trucks, planes and blimps and a murder mystery side mission for Michael. PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game land November 18th while PC players will have to wait until January 27th to get their hands on a copy. The good news is, unlike GTA4 on PC, there should be no Games For Windows Live integration (fingers crossed)!

Checkout some of the screenshots below provided by Rockstar for a better idea of what to look forward to. Continue reading “GTA V gets next gen exclusive content for PC release.”

Gigabyte vs MSI, the Battle of the Factory Overclocked GTX 970 and GTX 980

A couple of weeks ago the first Gigabyte GTX 980 and GTX 970 cards hit the Australian market and were promptly added to our custom PC builder options the moment stock arrived. This week we welcome 4 more options for high end custom gaming PCs in the form of 1 more GTX 970 and 3 more GTX 980 cards.

MSI have introduced their GTX 980 and GTX 970 GAMING series each their well recognized TwinFrozr cooler, 4GB of memory and a factory overclock. With their non-reference coolers and factory overclock out of the box, these cards go head to head with Gigabyte’s G1 series. Continue reading “Gigabyte vs MSI, the Battle of the Factory Overclocked GTX 970 and GTX 980”

Gigabyte GTX 980 and GTX 970 G1 Benchmarked – Evatech

GTX 970 G1 Overclocked

With the drivers finally being released for Nvidia’s new GTX 9xx series, our technicians have finally had a chance to put our newest arrivals through their paces with a benchmark and temperature test. The GTX 980 and 970 are the newest additions to the Nvidia line up running on the more power efficient, DirectX 12 ready Maxwell architecture, announced today during Nvidia’s Game24 live stream.
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Build Log (Intel Ultimate – Custom Gaming PC in a Cooler Master Storm Strkyer)

CPU: Intel Haswell i7-4770K 3.4GHz
Motherboard: Asus Intel 1150 Maximus-VI-Formula
RAM: Corsair 32GB 4x8GB 1600MHz CL9 Dominator Platinum
Case: Cooler Master Storm Stryker Full Tower Case
Power Supply: OCZ Fatal1ty 1000W 80+ Gold Modular
Primary Storage Device: Western Digital 3TB Green
Second Storage Device: Western Digital 3TB Green
Graphics Card: MSI GTX 780 OC 3GB TF
Optical Drive: Pioneer Blu-Ray Writer
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master V8 GTS
120mm Fan: [2x] Cooler Master 120mm Sickleflow Blue
Total: $3,059 [To view, customise, or buy – visit Evatech]

This monster of a Gaming PC combines the beast of CPU cooler, the Cooler Master V8 GTS with the very striking pretty Cooler Master Storm Stryker White case with side panel. With all those fans you would expect it be pretty noisy but once the sides of the case is on you might just be pleasantly surprised.
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