CPU/CHIPSET NEWS

May 28th, 2010, 6:48 PM

Asus ROG Rampage III Gene Details and Pictures Surface

With the Taipei Computex event starting soon, you can expect to see a whole host of un released and hopefully up coming hardware, pictured and detailed here soon. Our first spy snapshot comes in the form of the Asus Republic of Gamers Rampage III Gene motherboard, an LGA1136 matx board utilizing the X58 Express chipset. [...]

May 7th, 2010, 10:07 AM

MSI Builds HTPC Friendly Motherboard

MSI has announced its newest 740GM-P25 mATX board is available for pre-order and it looks to be a real winner in the HTPC market. Not all board solutions need to be top of the line to fulfill the demand users have in the market place. One of the growing markets as of late has been [...]

May 3rd, 2010, 9:30 AM

BioStar Releases TA890FXE Motherboard

Biostar Microtech is a less well known name amidst the enthusiast circles. However that hasn’t stopped them from releasing some outstanding boards to compete with the better known manufacturers. Up today is their latest for AMD, the TA890FXE. Based upon the newest 890FX and SB850 chipset the newest in Biostar’s stable looks poised to claim [...]

April 26th, 2010, 9:45 AM

Rumors Of AMD’s Latest Processor Being Shipped in Europe/US

Although yet to be seen on most e-tailer websites and in stores yet, that hasn’t stopped some places from getting some sales early. According to TCMagazine, retailers across Europe and the United States have already been shipping the Thuban hexa-cores. Although it remains to be seen if these rumors hold true or not, one thing [...]

April 20th, 2010, 11:38 AM

MSI Updates Mainboard Compatibility for Phenom II X6 Six-Core Processor

To facilitate the upgrade to AMD’s next-generation processors, world-renowned mainboard and graphics card manufacturer MSI has announced that all AMD series products will be compatible with the Phenom II X6 6-core processor. With a simple BIOS update, older MSI AM3 mainboards will be capable of supporting this processor. The all-new Phenom II X6 processor features [...]

April 19th, 2010, 10:29 AM

Intel Adds Core i5 680 and Pentium E5500 Processors

Intel has expanded on its mid-range LGA-1156 lineup, introducing the Core i5 680. It also looks to keep LGA775 alive by also releasing the Pentium E5500. The Core i5 680 is just a rung up over the 670, clocked at a blistering 3.60 GHz with Turbo boost at 3.86GHz.  It is a dual core CPU, [...]

April 14th, 2010, 1:19 PM

ASUS Launches the Rampage III Extreme and Maximus III Extreme Motherboards

ASUS, the leading provider of high performance motherboards, launches the highly anticipated Republic of Gamers (ROG) Rampage III Extreme and Maximus III Extreme motherboards in North America today. Featuring class leading designs and innovative features, the ROG Rampage III Extreme and Maximus III Extreme set a new standard for world class enthusiast motherboards. Rigorously tested [...]

April 14th, 2010, 10:08 AM

GIGABYTE First With Motherboard iPad Recharging Capability

This could be the technology of the decade.. no wait, the century! GIGABYTE  today proudly announced their full range of Intel chipset-based X58, P55, H55, H57 as well as current and upcoming AMD 800 chipset series motherboards all allow charging of Apple’s latest hot selling iPad while the device is in use (on) and also [...]

April 9th, 2010, 9:57 AM

ASRock Unveils 870 Extreme3 Motherboard

The advent of AMD’s 800 series chipset has seen many new boards surfacing in the marketplace. Latest in this lineup is ASRock’s 870 Extreme3. Based off of the 870 and SB850 chipset combination this board looks to pack a lot of punch for the mainstream user. Crossfire is supported via twin PCI-e 16X slots although [...]

April 7th, 2010, 10:57 AM

ASUS Releases KGPE-D16 Socket G34 Motherboard for 12-core AMD Opteron Processors

ASUS today introduced the new ASUS KGPE-D16 motherboard featuring the AMD G34 socket for 8- and 12-Core AMD Opteron 6100 Series processors. Equipped with an AMD SR5690/SP5100 chipset as well as supporting 4-channels of DDR3 memory per processor, ASUS’ unique PIKE upgrade kit, and ASUS ASMB4-iKVM module for remote management, the KGPE-D16 is a reliable [...]