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Lian Li again manages to improve an already extremely functional and chic case. The Lian Li O11Dynamic XL Midi-Tower combines brushed aluminum with tempered glass elements. The dimensions of the case have been adjusted so that even huge SSI-EEB motherboards ASUS ROG Dominus Extreme with Intel's C621 chipset and socket 3647 for Xeon processors can be comfortably accommodated in the case with the help of an optional expansion rail. What has remained is the wide two-chamber design of the Midi-Tower, which offers plenty of space for further sophisticated gaming components with excellent cable management and enables the installation of extensive air or custom water cooling.
The features of the Lian Li O11Dynamic XL (ROG Certified) Midi-Tower:
Noble combination of aluminum, tempered glass and steel
Space for motherboards with E-ATX, ATX, Micro-ATX or Mini-ITX form factor
6x 2.5 "SSDs & 4x 3.5" HDDs including HDD hot swap function
Front panel with 4x USB 3.0 Type-A & 1x USB 3.1 Type-C
Graphics cards up to 44.6 cm in length
Three installation slots for 360 mm radiators
Up to ten 120 mm fans possible
E-ATX case with elegant design: brushed aluminum meets tempered glass
With the modular Lian Li O11Dynamic XL (ROG Certified) Midi-Tower, steel is skillfully combined with a side part made of tinted tempered glass. Lian Li goes one step further and equips the right side part and the lid with 1 millimeter thick aluminum. The front is also made of tempered glass and, together with the side part, allows an almost unobstructed view of the inside of the housing.
The right part of the front houses the I / O panel with a USB 3.1 Type-C port, two USB 3.0 ports and the two mandatory audio connections. Two further USB 3.0 ports are located on the right foot end of the front. There is a subtle RGB LED strip between the I / O panel and tempered glass pane, which extends from top to bottom and whose lighting can be controlled via two switches on the panel. Optionally, the RGB LED strip can also be connected to a conventional 5VDG slot on an appropriately equipped mainboard.
Plenty of room for gaming hardware
The Lian Li O11Dynamic XL (ROG Certified) Midi Tower offers plenty of space for powerful gaming hardware. Even the huge SSI EEB mainboard ROG Dominus Extreme from Asus can be installed with the help of an optional expansion rail from Lian Li. Graphics cards can be up to 446 millimeters long, CPU coolers can have a height of 167 millimeters. An ATX power supply is installed upright at the bottom left and can be 210 millimeters long.
For the installation of AiO or custom water cooling, the case offers the option of accommodating up to three 360 mm radiators at the same time: one in the lid, one on the bottom and one next to the mainboard. In the right side part there are also ventilation slots to dissipate the heat accordingly. If you want to install three 360 mm radiators at the same time, narrow specimens should be used in the lid and a slim radiator next to the mainboard. In general, the installation of three triple radiators is possible, but this requires some attention when choosing the components for the custom water cooling. In the lid there is also the option of installing a 280 mm radiator.
Excellent airflow for fantastic cooling
The radiator slots can of course also be filled with fans. On the side behind the front, on the lid and on the bottom there can be up to three 120s, on the lid and on the bottom there are two 140s instead of three 120s. For a clean cable management, there are several partially rubberized cable bushings, which are placed on the middle plate next to the mainboard. The right chamber houses the hardware that hardly radiates heat and does not need to be cooled, such as the power supply and the HDD drives.
The Lian Li O11Dynamic XL (ROG Certified) Midi-Tower stands slightly elevated on rubberized steel feet, so that cool air gets into the case through the bottom provided with a dust filter. Due to the chimney effect, the warm air rises, where it escapes through the lid, which is also equipped with a dust filter. Two additional dust filters cover the two perforated grilles in the right side section. The elegant Lian Li O11Dynamic XL (ROG Certified) Midi-Tower is not only definitely a real eye-catcher and can easily accommodate gaming hardware, but is also particularly suitable for PC enthusiasts who want to cool their hardware using a custom loop.
There are two HDD cages for mounting the data storage, in which four 3.5-inch HDDs or four 2.5-inch HDDs / SSDs can be accommodated. The four slots can be reached from the back of the housing, they are covered by a perforated cover. Three 2.5-inch drives can also be found on the back of the mainboard tray
INTEL Core i9-12900KF, clock frequency @ 5.20GHz,Socket 1700, code name Alder Lake-S, cores 16 (8 + 8), threads 24 (16 + 8), base clock 3.20GHz (P-Core), 2.40GHz (E-Core) Turbo clock 5.20GHz (Max Turbo), 5.10GHz (P-Core), 3.90GHz (E-Core), SMT yes (Intel Hyper-Threading), memory controller Dual Channel PC5-38400U (DDR5-4800), also supports PC4-25600U (DDR4-3200), free multiplier yes, CPU functions GNA 3.0, Thread Director, DL Boost, Optane Memory Support, Speed Shift, Turbo Boost Max 3.0 (5.20GHz), Turbo Boost 2.0, Hyper-Threading, VT-x, VT-d, VT-x EPT, Intel 64, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, Idle States, EIST, Thermal Monitoring, VMD, AES-NI, Secure Key, OS Guard, XD Bit, Boot Guard, MBE, CET, chipset suitability Z690, L2 cache 14MB (8x 1.25MB + 8x 512kB), L3 cache 30MB, chipset interface DMI 4.0, 16GT / s (PCIe 4.0 x8), PCIe lanes 16x PCIe 5.0, 4x PCIe 4.0, memory max.128GB, memory bandwidth 76.8GB / s.
Intel Alder Lake-S alias Core i-12000 is the expected big step for Intel in many areas in the form of the first three models Core i9-12900K, Core i7-12700K and Core i5-12600K.
The CPUs offer much more performance in almost all disciplines than their predecessors, the IPC increase in the P-Cores also ensures very good results, especially in single-core scenarios and games - over 40 percent growth in single-core benchmarks Within less than two years / generations, of which almost 20 compared to its direct predecessor, Intel has returned to first place in both disciplines. Multi-core scenarios also benefit from additional threads.
In the end, Alder Lake-S won the gaming crown with the fast, but thirsty and very large P-Cores. The gains are not only clear compared to the predecessor, the competitor is also kept in check almost everywhere. One year after the market launch of Ryzen 5000 at the upper end of the range, however, that was also necessary. The bottom line is that Intel Alder Lake-S is still a big hit for Intel. The CPUs bring significantly more life to the market than previous models and with the price advantage especially compared to the 12 and 16 core Ryzen from competitor AMD.
The question of the right mainboard for Alder Lake-S with the new LGA 1700 socket is quickly clarified today: DDR4 is not only more than sufficient, but in many cases even faster than DDR5 and in the end it is definitely much cheaper in the overall package. Even slightly overclocked DDR5 memory doesn't stand a chance against the solid DDR4-3200 setups.
With the Gletscherwasser, Alpenföhn, in cooperation with overclocking legend Roman "der8auer" Hartung, presents a premium complete water cooling system with digitally addressable RGB lighting. The included Wing Boost 3 ARGB fans and the Thermal Grizzly Hydronaut thermal paste complete the package and offer uncompromising performance with quiet operation at the same time. The replaceable logo plate also enables individual designs. The assembly of the water cooling takes place in Germany!
Complete water cooling system in cooperation with overclocking legend Roman "der8auer" Hartung
Quiet and powerful pump with 3-phase motor
Thermal Grizzly Hydronaut thermal compound
Pre-filled and completely maintenance-free
WingBoost 3 ARGB premium fan
Interchangeable logo plates
Safe mounting system
The diamond-cut copper base plate of the pump unit has large micro-channels to quickly and efficiently dissipate the processor's waste heat to the cooling circuit. 1200 rpm to 2550 rpm offer an extremely balanced range of performance to provide the necessary resources for your use in every situation. Decide for yourself whether you want maximum overclocking or subjectively silent silence in your silent project. An intelligent cooling circuit in the two-chamber design inside the pump housing also reduces the background noise of the pump unit and increases the cooling capacity and service life compared to conventional designs. The pump housing and pump cover are elaborately finished with piano lacquer after the injection molding process.
Gletscherwasser relies on a high-performance aluminum radiator. For even more security in your system, this radiator has a "leak-free" design. In the very unlikely event of a leak in the cooling system, the pressure in the cooling circuit is automatically regulated, which prevents possible coolant leakage. So your hardware is always SAFE.
With its excellent thermal conductivity, the Thermal Grizzly Hydronaut can also be used for overclocking. It was specially developed for use with large-area heat sinks, which are used, for example, in water cooling systems. Advantages: No hardening, silicone-free and not electrically conductive.
Wing Boost 3 ARGB
With 16.8 million colors, the Wing Boost 3 ARGB offers numerous options for uniquely staging the case. The addressable RGB LED lighting is integrated in the fan frame and casts a light glow on the impeller and shines stylishly to the outside.
Airflow optimized fan blades
With a new angle of attack for the fan blades, the rotor has been optimized for low speeds in order to achieve a significantly higher volume flow, total pressure and outlet speed at the same speed compared to other fans. Thanks to the Wing Boost 3 technology, air turbulence on the impeller is greatly reduced to ensure even quieter operation at full speed.
IC engine control
High-quality IC motor control minimizes electrical noise, especially in the low speed range, to a minimum.
Fluid Dynamic Bearing
By using the fluid dynamic bearing, we can realize low-vibration and whisper-quiet operation of the fan.
PWM speed control
The new Wing Boost 3 supports speed control using the PWM signal from the mainboard.
De vibration pads
Thanks to their excellent anti-vibration properties, the de-vibration pads reduce the often annoying noises that are transmitted to the housing by the vibrations of the fan to a minimum.
ASUS Prime Z690-P WIFI D4, Intel 1700 socket, Intel Z690 chipset, RAM 4x DDR4 DIMM, dual PC4-42666U/DDR4-5333 (OC), max. 128GB, expansion slots 1x PCIe 5.0 x16, 1x PCIe 4.0 x16 (x4 ), 2x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4), 1x PCIe 3.0 x1, 1x M.2/M key (PCIe 4.0 x4, 22110/2280/2260/2242), 1x M.2/M key (PCIe 4.0 x4, 2280/2260/2242), 1x M.2/M-Key (PCIe 4.0 x4/SATA, 22110/2280/2260/2242), 1x M.2/E -Key (PCIe/Intel CNVi, 2230, occupied by WiFi+BT module), external connections 1x HDMI 2.1 (iGPU), 1x DisplayPort 1.4 (iGPU), 1x USB-C 3.2 (20Gb/s), 1x USB -A 3.1 (10Gb/s), 2x USB-A 3.0 (5Gb/s, Z690), 2x USB-A 2.0 (480Mb/s), 1x 2.5GBase-T (Realtek), 5x jack, 1x Toslink , 1x PS/2 combo, internal connections 1x USB-C 3.0 Key-A header (5Gb/s, Z690), 2x USB 3.0 header (5Gb/s, 4x USB 3.0, Z690), 2x USB 2.0 header ( 480Mb/s, 4x USB 2.0), 4x SATA 6Gb/s (Z690), 1x serial, 1x TPM header, 1x Thunderbolt header 13-pin, header cooling 2x CPU fan 4-pin, 3x fan 4-pin , 1x AIO pump 4-pin, header lighting g 1x 4-pin RGB (+12V/G/R/B, max. 3A), 3x 3-pin ARGB (+5V/DATA/GND, max. 3A, ASUS Gen2), Audio 7.1, Wireless Wi-Fi 6 (WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, 2x2), Bluetooth 5.2, RAID level 0/1/5/10 (Z690), BIOS 1x 24MB (192Mb), special features Audio+solid capacitors, 1x M.2 passive cooler, onboard TPM 2.0 support (Intel PTT).
ASUS Prime Series motherboards are expertly engineered to unleash the full potential of the 12. generation of Intel processors. With a robust power supply design, comprehensive cooling solutions and intelligent tuning options, the Prime Z690-P WIFI D4 offers users and PC builders a range of performance tuning options via intuitive software and firmware functions.
The ASUS Prime Z690-P WIFI D4 features a sleek, futuristic-looking design with black and white finishes, space shuttle-inspired design elements, metallic nameplate, and a PCB cover.
Extensive control options form the basis of the ASUS Prime series. The Prime Z690 motherboard offers flexible tools that allow you to optimize every aspect of your system. So you can perfectly adapt the performance to the way you work and maximize your productivity. The mainboard's revised circuit board routing allows the latest Intel processors unrestricted access to the memory bandwidth. ASUS OptiMem II technology carefully maps the memory signal paths across the various PCB layers to reduce vias and adds shielding zones that significantly reduce crosstalk.
Advantages of ASUS OptiMem II:
Improved storage stability and compatibility
Enables lower memory latencies at the same voltage
Higher memory frequency reserves
Mainboards with OptiMem II technology were tested with Synopsys' HSPICE simulation software
Top layer - ground ring to prevent lateral interference
The Prime Z690 Series is equipped with multiple onboard heatsinks and a range of hybrid fan headers to ensure your system stays cool and stable even under heavy loads. The Prime Z690-P WiFi D4 offers a total of three M.2 slots that support data transfer speeds of up to 64 Gbit/s via PCIe® 4.0, enabling faster boot and load times for operating systems or applications.
KINGSTON FURY Beast RGB DIMM Kit 32GB, DDR4-3200, CL16-20-20, Type DDR4 DIMM 288-Pin, Clock 3200MHz, Module 2x 16GB, JEDEC PC4-25600U, CAS Latency CL 16 (corresponds to ~10.00ns), Row- to-Column Delay tRCD 20 (corresponds to ~12.50ns), Row Precharge Time tRP 20 (corresponds to ~12.50ns), voltage 1.35V, Housing heat spreader, RGB lighting, special features Intel XMP 2.0.
Kingston FURY Beast DDR4 RGB delivers impressive performance with speeds up to 3733MT/s, bold style and full-length RGB lighting for mesmerizing, continuous lighting effects. This affordable kit offers compelling speeds from 2666MT/s to 3733MT/s, latencies from CL15 to CL19 and single module capacities from 8GB to 32GB and kit capacities from 16GB to 128GB. With automatic plug-and-play overclocking for speeds of 2666MT/s2 speeds, it's both Intel® XMP-ready and AMD™-ready. FURY Beast DDR4 RGB keeps a cool head with its elegant, flat heat sink. The affordable kit is a worry-free package for any Intel or AMD based system, 100% speed tested and backed by lifetime warranty.
KFA2 GeForce RTX 4080 SG (1-Click OC), 16GB GDDR6X, connections 1x HDMI 2.1a, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a, chip clock 2230MHz, boost: 2580MHz (OC mode), memory 16GB GDDR6X, 22.4Gbps (22400MHz effective), 256bit , 716GB/s, shader units/TMUs/ROPs 16384/512/176, cooling 3x axial fans (102mm), 1-clip booster 2.0 fan, special features real-time raytracing (128 cores), tensor cores (512), NVIDIA G-Sync, NVIDIA VR-Ready, AV1 Decode, HDCP 2.3, 0dB Zero Fan mode, backplate, LED lighting (RGB), incl. graphics card holder (KFA2 Dark Obelisk), boost clock overclocked (+ 75MHz), interface PCIe 4.0 x16, computing power 85.03 TFLOPS (FP32), 1.33 TFLOPS (FP64), DirectX 12 Ultimate (12_2), OpenGL 4.6, OpenCL 3.0, Vulkan 1.3, shader model 6.6.
The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 offers the ultra-performance and features that avid gamers and creators expect. Bring your games and creative projects to life with ray tracing and AI-powered graphics. This is backed by the ultra-efficient NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture and 16GB of super-fast G6X memory.
Hyperrealistic. hyper fast.
The Ada architecture unleashes the full glory of ray tracing, which simulates how light behaves in the real world. With the power of the RTX 40 series and the third generation RT cores, you can experience incredibly detailed virtual worlds like never before.
The power multiplier with AI.
DLSS is a revolutionary breakthrough in AI-powered graphics that massively boosts performance. DLSS 3 leverages the new fourth-generation Tensor Cores and Optical Flow Accelerator on GeForce RTX 40-series GPUs to use AI to create additional high-quality frames.
Victory measured in milliseconds.
NVIDIA Reflex and GeForce RTX 40 series GPUs offer the lowest latency and best responsiveness for the ultimate competitive advantage. Designed to optimize and measure system latency, Reflex delivers faster aiming, faster response times, and the best aiming accuracy for competitive games.
FSP Hydro G Pro 1000W ATX 2.52, fan 120mm, semi-passive, fully modular cable management, connections 1x 24-pin, 2x 4/8-pin ATX12V, 8x 6/8-pin PCIe, 14x SATA, 5x IDE, 1x floppy , Average efficiency 90% (80 PLUS, 115V), certificates 80 PLUS Gold (115V), dimensions (WxHxD)
150x86x150mm, manufacturer's guarantee ten years, number of 12V rails 1 + 3.3V 20A + 5V 20A + 12V 83.33A -12V 0.3A + 5Vsb 2.5A PFC active, form factor ATX PS / 2, special features ErP Lot 6, supports "Haswell" C6 / C7 Low-Power States, semi-passive mode switchable.
Compared to the previous generation, the Hydro G Pro is an IEC62368 certified power supply, which has been greatly improved in its safety design and has a more compact dimension without affecting its efficiency. Like all power supplies from FSP, the Hydro G Pro also delivers constant power. The 80 Plus® Gold certification serves as a globally known quality feature, which guarantees the user a carefree gaming experience. This power supply also has interchangeable side stickers that DIY enthusiasts can use to color-match and customize their PC build perfectly. All power supplies of the Hydro G Pro - series are provided with a coating, which guarantees a reliable performance in a rough and unusual environment. Compared to conventional power supplies, it can work with a humidity of 95% without any problems.
Complies with ATX12V and EPS12V v2.52 standards
High efficiency ≥ 90%
Intelligent fan control
Quiet and durable 120mm FDB fan
Ribbon cables for DIY enthusiasts
12V single rail design
Japanese capacitors - 105C
Compatible with Intel's current CPUs
Full protection: OCP, OVP, SCP, OPP, OTP
Extra coating for high demands on the environment
SAMSUNG SSD PM9A1 1TB, M.2, design Solid State Module (SSM), form factor M.2 2280, interface M.2 / M-Key (PCIe 4.0 x4), read 7000MB / s, write 5100MB / s SLC-Cached IOPS 4K read / write 1000k / 850k, memory modules 3D-NAND TLC, Samsung, 136 layers (V-NAND v6), reliability prognosis 1.5 million hours (MTBF), Samsung Elpis (S4LV003) controller, 8 channels, 1GB cache (LPDDR4), SLC cache, NVMe 1.3c protocol, data protection functions 256bit AES, TCG Opal 2.0, power consumption 0.035W (idle), 0.005W (sleep mode), special features L1.2 low-power standby.
The Samsung OEM SSD PM9A1 is made entirely of semiconductor components and uses NAND flash memory, which has high reliability and advanced technology in a small form factor. Thanks to the support of the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) 4.0 interface standard, performance is much faster than that of SATA SSDs. A comparison of the speed makes it clear that the PM9A1 version is definitely ahead. In contrast to the 6,000 MB / s, the two previous models only offered 3,500 MB / s. This is no wonder. After all, both OEMs were equipped with PCIe 3.0 and not the latest PCIe 4.0 standard.
The Samsung PM9A1 is an M.2 SSD with PCIe 4.0 and practically the OEM counterpart to the 980 Pro.
SEAGATE BarraCuda Compute 4TB, 3.5", 256MB, SATA 6Gb/s, form factor 3.5", 20mm, cache 256MB, power consumption 3.7W (operation), 2.5W (idle), noise level 24dB(A) (operation), 22dB(A) (idle), recording method Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR), Drive Managed SMR, sectors 4KB with emulation (512e).
After Hitachi and Western Digital, Seagate is now also offering a 4 terabyte model for desktop PCs. On the other hand, the manufacturer has the edge in terms of data density with 1000 GB per magnetic disk.
The rotational speed of the is only 5400 instead of 7200 revolutions per minute, as was previously the case with the Barracudas. This ensures lower power consumption, but at the expense of the transfer rates. However, Seagate compensates for this slowdown with the high data density and packs a whole terabyte onto a magnetic disk. According to the manufacturer, this corresponds to up to 340,000 data tracks on a width of around 25 millimeters. Converted, the track width is only 75 nanometers.
This requires extremely precise control of the read/write heads. To do this, Seagate uses AcuTrac technology, which constantly determines the flying height of the heads via two sensors and compensates for it with the finest temperature changes in the carrier material. In addition, Seagate uses Advanced Format technology to increase the sector size from 512 bytes to 4 kilobytes - this reduces the additional memory requirements for address and check bits, which are then available for user data.
The sequential transfer performance of the 4 TB drive from Seagate is impressive: the 3.5-inch hard drive achieves a maximum of almost 175 MB/s. In the particularly fast burst mode, in which the hard disk transfers data directly via the 64 MB buffer memory, the transfer rate even climbed to almost 250 MB/s.
No optical disc drive in the system!
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port (1 x USB Type-C®)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 port (1 x Type-A)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (2 x Type-A)
2 x USB 2.0 ports (2 x Type-A)
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI® port
1 x Wi-Fi Module
1 x Realtek 2.5Gb Ethernet port
5 x Audio jacks
1 x Optical S/PDIF out port
1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse combo port
Monitor connections can be found in the detailed description of “GRAPHIC CARD(S)”
Front ports of the PC / Cases can be found in the detailed description of „CASE“
Integrated WLAN. For more information click "Motherboard" or "Interfaces" !
The ultimate pleasure for your ears thanks to Creative Sound Blaster Cinema.
MSI, the world's leader in motherboards and graphics cards has chosen Creative Sound Blaster Cinema audio technology for its new motherboard lineup. Sound Blaster is the leading brand in PC gaming audio and MSI is excited about the prospect of providing class-leading audio technology with its motherboards. Thanks to the Sound Blaster Cinema suite of audio technologies, gamers can enjoy upgraded surround sound through their stereo headphones, enhanced gaming sound effects and Smart Volume control for long gaming sessions.
When using Sound Blaster Cinema, gamers will be able to hear their opponents more clearly and easily while enjoying the competitive advantage of accurate positional audio to reveal the precise location of their opponents.
Sound Blaster Cinema
Armed with the technology of the biggest name in PC gaming audio, gamers can leverage Sound Blaster Cinema to get the best sound enhancements for today's games powered by Sound Blaster SBX Pro Studio technology. Each of the five technologies of SBX Pro Studio is focused on delivering a more immersive gaming experience:
-SBX Bass - SBX Bass technology dramatically improves the sound experience by expanding the low frequency tones
-SBX Crystalizer - Ensures that every audio detail is heard by restoring the "highs" and "lows" that are compromised with audio compression
-SBX Dialog Plus - SBX Dialog Plus intelligently enhances voices in games and moves for dramatically clearer dialog
-SBX Surround - Goes beyond 7.1 surround sound creating unprecedented levels of audio realism including stunning surround effects that produce virtual speakers around, above and below you
-SBX Smart Volume - Address the problem of abrupt volume level changes in games by intelligently applying gain and attenuation to deliver consistent volume levels
Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64Bit, pre-installed with all necessary device drivers. Switch on and get started!
The launch of Windows 10 and the associated developments are among the most important market launches in Microsoft's corporate history. Windows 10 not only brings a new version of the operating system onto the market, Windows 10 enables a new platform generation:
"We want to ensure that we offer developers the largest and most vibrant user base for their applications," said Satya Nadella in his opening keynote at BUILD 2015 in San Francisco. Windows 10 is now available in 190 countries and 111 languages.
The browser is really new in Windows 10: Edge replaces Internet Explorer. The new browser doesn't just have the cooler name. It is also much faster. In almost all browser benchmarks, Edge depends on IE 11 from Windows 8.1. It can almost double its pace in Mozilla's Kraken benchmark. It looks the same in Google's Octane 2.0 test. Its pace remains roughly the same in the Sunspider test and the Peacekeeper benchmark. Conclusion: When it comes to the browser speed, Windows 10 with Edge catches up a lot. In Kraken and Octane, Edge overtakes the competition, in the Sunspider he stays ahead. The old conditions are only preserved in the Peacekeeper test.
Microsoft already shortened the start times of Windows extremely with Windows 8. If the computer is switched off using "Shut down", it does not switch itself off, but only goes into hibernation - from which it can wake up more quickly. Even with a real Katlstart or restart, Windows 8.1 is slightly slower: However, over time, Windows remembers the files that it needs for the start: The start time is shortened with repeated starts. After ten starts, the two operating systems were almost on par with 20 seconds (Windows 10) and 22 seconds (Windows 8.1).
Windows is actually getting faster and faster the older it gets: For most components, manufacturers are releasing ever more up-to-date drivers that accelerate the hardware. Windows feels like it is getting slower and slower: This is mostly due to the fact that the autostart folder is filling up with more and more entries, more and more tools are running in the background and more and more programs that are no longer used are littering the memory. The performance tests show hardly any difference between Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Sometimes one system is faster, sometimes the other. But all the results are so closely related - with less than three percent difference - that no difference is noticeable in practice. This also applies to tests such as Cinebench R15, which primarily check the processor performance. Even if we repeated the tests several times, nothing changed: When saving and buffering frequently used files, nothing seems to have changed between Windows 8.1 and 10. Conclusion: When it comes to hardware performance, Windows 10 is as fast as Windows 8.1 - or vice versa. So that Windows 10 stays fast, the same rules apply as always with Windows: Install the latest drivers and keep the system clean.
Windows 10 comes with the new Direct X12 3D interface. DX12 is designed to allow game programmers to use the capabilities of the GPU more efficiently. Computers with less powerful graphics cards can also benefit from this and display graphically complex games more smoothly. At the moment, the potential of DX12 can only be demonstrated using synthetic benchmarks such as the API overhead test. Conclusion: Windows 10 has the potential to accelerate games on weaker systems thanks to the DX12. But the concrete results will only show games that use DX12. The first should appear at the end of the year.
Windows 10 lays a good foundation: the hardware manufacturers have to use this to tease out a performance plus with improved drivers. Or in the case of Direct X12 game programmers who use the capabilities of the new interface in games.
HI-TECH anti-cucumber guarantee (already included in full when purchasing a HI-TECH PC and / or notebook)
a) Complete assembling of the PC system or notebook including serial number management
b) Optimization of the cabling between the individual PC components for the purpose of optimal air flow in the system
c) Optimization and performance enhancement of various hardware components (GraKa / CPU etc.)
d) Installation of the latest BIOS updates (motherboard, GraKa)
e) Complete configuration of the BIOS settings to provide the maximum performance and reliability of the PC system + storage of the settings in order to be able to reload them later (e.g. after changing the BIOS battery)
f) free hotline
g) 24-hour long-term test for quality control of the PC components
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