CPU/CHIPSET NEWS

May 12th, 2011, 11:21 AM

Via Working on Quadcore Processor, Expects Q4 2011 Release

Via Technologies is reportedly working on a Quadcore processor which they expect to have on the market sometime in late 2011. Via, known for manufacturing chips for systems such as netbooks or small form factor PCs, said that the cores on their latest processor entry will run at 1.2GHz with a frontside bus speed of [...]

May 11th, 2011, 2:24 PM

Intel Releases Details on Sandy Bridge Based Celeron Chips

Intel has certainly had a busy day for releases: the Z68 chipset platform, the Larson Creek SSDs (to be shipped with iMacs), and their new Smart Response technology. Somehow they managed to find time to release details on their new Sandy Bridge based Celeron chips. The three newest entries into the LGA1155 family, Celeron G440 [...]

May 3rd, 2011, 11:22 AM

Motherboard Manufacturers Expected to Show X79 at Computex 2011

With the Z68 chipset release on the horizon, it has already become  old news, with the attention of consumers and manufacturers turning to the next generation of Intel chipsets based on the yet to be released LGA 2011 socket. Details have surfaced that the first iteration of the next-gen systems chipset will be labeled the [...]

April 28th, 2011, 2:15 PM

ZOTAC Introduces FUSION-ITX WiFi A-series

ZOTAC International, a leading innovator and the world’s largest channel manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and mini-PCs, today introduces the new FUSION-ITX WiFi A-series – a world-class mainboard that combines the power of AMD Radeon™ HD graphics processing with class-leading energy-efficiency for the ultimate flexible mini-ITX form factor. The ZOTAC FUSION-ITX WiFi A-series features the [...]

April 26th, 2011, 12:59 PM

ASUS Rampage III Black Edition, Back In Full Black

ASUS Republic Of Gamers (ROG), the most innovative and award winning enthusiast and gaming motherboard brand, is excited to introduce the Rampage III Black Edition. Team ROG is resetting the bar by which motherboards are judged by incorporating new levels of design, quality, functionality and connectivity that enthusiasts and gamers demand in current products. Years [...]

April 20th, 2011, 11:16 AM

ASUS P6Z68-V Pro Z68 Chipset Motherboard Pictured

With P67 only just making its way back out to consumers after the B2 stepping fiasco, the high performance Z68 chipset looks to be well on its way to launch. HardwareZone has captured photos and done a preliminary review of of the ASUS P6Z68-V Pro motherboard, one of the first to be seen with the [...]

April 4th, 2011, 11:50 AM

Intel To Continue Introducing New LGA1366 Chips Into Q3 2011

Despite the fact that Intel socket LGA1366 is expect to go the way of the dodo before years end, rumour has it that the company will release yet another flagship CPU for the two year old platform, the Intel Core i7 995x (or i7-1000x). The new six-core 32nm Gulftown based chip will feature a blistering [...]

April 1st, 2011, 7:15 PM

GIGABYTE Announces AM3+ “Black Socket” Motherboards

GIGABYTE today announced a new line of 16 “Black Socket” motherboards previously unveiled at CeBIT 2011 that offer support for AMD’s next generation , 32nm AM3+ CPUs and are based on current generation AMD 800/700 series chipset-based motherboards. Wanting to ensure users their motherboard is able to take advantage of all the performance enhancements that [...]

April 1st, 2011, 7:11 PM

MSI AM3 Boards to Support AM3+ CPUs

MSI has officially announced compatibility with all AMD AM3+ multi-core processors on its AMD AM3 mainboards. By upgrading the BIOS with a few simple steps, users can enjoy the powerful performance of AMD AM3+ multi-core processors without having to purchase a new motherboard. The brand new AMD AM3+ multi-core processors are built on the latest [...]

March 29th, 2011, 10:03 AM

GIGABYTE Announces 3TB+ Unlock Utility

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, today officially announced the availability of the 3TB+ Unlock Utility that allows GIGABYTE motherboards without Hybrid EFI Technology to recognize and use unallocated space on new 3TB and larger hard disc drives (HDDs). The utility is freely available from the utilities page of the official GIGABYTE website: http://www.gigabyte.us/support-downloads/Utility.aspx. GIGABYTE 3TB+ Unlock optimizes HDD [...]