July 8th, 2010, 10:32 AM

ASRock P55 Extreme4 Brings Four SATA III and USB 3.0 Ports

ASRock,  a company known for their unique and often inventive products is said to be launching its ninth Intel P55 board, the P55 Extreme4. To date, nearly all Intel chipset motherboards have featured only 2 SATA 6Gbps ports, the limitation of the add in chip. However, ASRock clearly sees a need to expand this standard [...]

June 30th, 2010, 11:05 AM

MSI Launches Two Fuzion Motherboards for Intel and AMD

MSI is continuing the roll out of its Fuzion motherboards with the Lucidlogix’s Hydra 200 chip starting with the P55A Fuzion & 870A Fuzion motherboards. The Lucid Hydra chip allow for “non-identical cross-vendor multi-GPU processing”, in layman’s terms, almost any combination of NVIDIA and/or ATI based graphics cards can be installed on the same system [...]

June 21st, 2010, 12:19 PM

Intel Presents 20 Threaded Westmere-EX Processor

Intel is forging ahead at an astonishing rate when it comes to the development of its next generation processors and the upcoming Westmere-EX server focussed chips may have more threads than previously expected. Intel intends to present a paper at the Hot Chips 22 conference, held at Stanford University between August 22 and 24, titled [...]

June 21st, 2010, 10:59 AM

Intel to Slash Core i7 Prices Over Summer

Consumers on the lookout for a deal on a major Core i7 upgrade may want to stall plans until late summer as reports claim Intel will be slashing prices on at least one CPU in the line. The Intel Core i7 950 3.06GHz chip is slatted to drop from its current unaffordable $562 price point, [...]

June 10th, 2010, 12:34 PM

Intel Sandy Bridge CPU Details and Benchmarks Leaked

Computex 2010 saw numerous motherboard manufacturers showing off their 6-series chipset offerings for Intel’s new generation of Sandy Bridge based processors. The only thing missing was details on the new CPUs themselves. Fortunately for all the tech junkies out there, an engineering sample has landed in the hands of Coolaler.com who has been kind enough [...]

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 [...]