January 10th, 2011, 2:26 PM

Intel & NVIDIA Officially Bury Hatchet: Intel to Pay $1.5 Billion in Licensing Fees

The Intel / NVIDIA licensing dispute has finally come to an end with Intel agreeing to a new 6-year cross-license agreement worth $1.5 Billion. For the future use of NVIDIA’s technology, Intel will pay NVIDIA an aggregate of $1.5 billion in licensing fees payable in five annual installments, beginning Jan. 18, 2011. NVIDIA and Intel [...]

January 4th, 2011, 10:00 AM

GIGABYTE Unveils Its First AMD Fusion Mini-ITX Motherboard

Delivering Outstanding Integrated Graphics from a Low Power, Small Form Factor Hi-Def Home Entertainment Platform GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions today proudly announced its first ever Mini-ITX form factor motherboard for the AMD platform called the GA-E350N-USB3. The new addition to GIGABYTE’s small form factor [...]

December 30th, 2010, 2:08 PM

GIGABYTE Dropping Hints about New G1-Killer Motherboard Series

GIGABYTE has been dropping some seriously tantalizing hints about its upcoming line of enthusiast/gaming series motherboards. Now we have learned both the series name, G1-Killer, and that the first board on the market with be an x58 based unit. While other companies such as Asus have their R.O.G, MSI their XPower/Big Bang and EVGA, the [...]

December 30th, 2010, 12:48 PM

MSI and Killer NIC Partnership Could See Improved Integrated NIC

MSI recently released a press notice alongside Killer NIC announcing an informal partnership between the companies that will see Killer NIC products coupled with the sale of MSI Big Bang Motherboards, but rumour has it the match may bring with it, a whole new level of integrated networking. MSI has been relatively on the ball [...]

December 21st, 2010, 1:23 PM

MSI P67 Mainboard Showcases 8GB DIMM Compatibility

Intel’s anticipated Sandy Bridge processors and P67 chipset, expected to debut shortly after the New Year, bring a new level of memory support for 8GB DIMMs. The board uses the familiar dual channel, four DIMM slot configuration, initially appeared it may be a step backwards from the large memory potential we had come to enjoy with x58 [...]

December 17th, 2010, 12:21 PM

EVGA P67 Classified Motherboard Spotted

EVGA’s Classified series boards have always been the premier products in the companies line, but the recently spotted EVGA P67 LGA-1155 Classified motherboard appears to be on a whole new level of awesome. The Sandy Bridge board is ready for anything and everything, geared towards the hardcore enthusiast with dual 8-pin CPU power plugs, a [...]

December 7th, 2010, 4:10 PM

NVIDIA SLI Technology Confirmed for Intel Sandy Bridge Motherboards

NVIDIA today announced that NVIDIA SLI technology has been licensed by the world’s leading motherboard manufacturers — including Intel, ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI and EVGA — for use on their Intel P67 Express Chipset-based motherboards designed for the upcoming Intel Sandy Bridge processors. As a result, customers who purchase a SLI-certified P67-based motherboard and a Sandy [...]

December 7th, 2010, 1:02 PM

AMD Launches New Flagship Hexacore Processor and Expands Midrange

AMD has introduced three new CPUs to its lineup today, including the new top contender, the Phenom II x6 1100T Black Edition, as reviewed by Hardware Canucks. A Phenom X2 565 BE fills out the mid range, and the Athlon II x3 455 slots in for the budget builders. The new flagship Phenom II X6 [...]

November 18th, 2010, 12:44 PM

ASRock Showcases LGA-1155 ‘Sandy Bridge’ Motherboards

With companies such as GIGABYTE and ASUS, breaking the silence on the public debut of their upcoming Sandy Bridge, Socket LGA-1155 motherboards, ASRock has jumped in the ring, ready with a full compliment of boards for all market segments. The company has planned for eight models, four ATX based on the P67 chipset along with [...]

November 4th, 2010, 12:06 PM

Gigabyte Expands P67 Series Motherboard Lineup

We got a glimpse of Gigabyte’s lineup of Sandy Bridge ready motherboards late last week, however today we get to see the full lineup of products, which includes an expansion of the new black PCB that was first revealed with the P67-UD3R. All models will have full support for Intel’s 32nm Sandy Bridge CPU’s when [...]