March 17th, 2010, 11:09 AM

AMD Phenom II X6 “Thuban” Clock Speeds Leaked

Far ahead of schedule, details on AMD’s hexa-core Phenom II (Thuban) lineup has come to light, courtesy of a motherboard manufacturer’s CPU support list. The list includes the codenamed 1035T and 1055T models, and from previous AMD information we know the top end chip will be the 1075T and a dual TDP variation of the [...]

March 16th, 2010, 11:19 AM

ZOTAC Unleashes World’s First ION Upgrade Kits

ZOTAC International, the world’s largest manufacturer graphics cards, mini-ITX motherboards and mini-PCs in the channel, today unveils the world’s first ION Upgrade Kits featuring a ZOTAC small form factor motherboard and ZOTAC ION graphics card for a combination that delivers phenomenal value with premium graphics and outstanding user experience. A ZOTAC ION graphics card with [...]

March 16th, 2010, 11:04 AM

ASUS Introduces P7F7-E SuperComputer Motherboard with Next-Gen Connectivity Features

ASUS today announced the launch of the new ASUS P7F7-E WS SuperComputer motherboard which maximizes transmission speeds by integrating the industry’s latest I/O technologies such as USB 3.0, SATA 6G storage interface, and IEEE 1394b FireWire standard. Additionally, the ASUS P7F7-E WS SuperComputer is equipped with the LGA1156 socket and the latest Intel 3450 chipset [...]

March 8th, 2010, 12:00 PM

Intel Looks to Launch 8-Core Xeon Nehalem-EX

The server market always gets the cool stuff first. Intel is readying to launch its first 8-core processor to combat the already launched AMD 8 and 12 core Opteron units. Named the Nehalem-EX, these octo-core chips are manufactured on the 45nm process, featuring  8 physical cores each support two simultaneous threads through Hyperthreading. It includes [...]

March 5th, 2010, 10:45 AM

Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 Revealed

With the 890 Chipset fast approaching retail shelves we are seeing more and more the offerings from all of AMD’s board partners. With the 890GX board already seen webwide from Gigabyte, we get to take a look at their higher end offering in the form of the GA-890FXA-UD5. Based solely upon AMD’s 890FX chipset and [...]

March 3rd, 2010, 11:30 AM

ASUS M4A89GTD PRO Series Motherboard Featuring Core Unlocker

ASUS today launched the M4A89GTD PRO Series motherboard that delivers added core processing power by enabling the instant unlocking of latent AMD CPUs. Incorporating the latest AMD 890GX chipset with an advanced AMD graphics core, the M4A89GTD PRO Series also supports both ATI CrossFireX and Hybrid CrossFireX technologies. Combined with advanced rendering from the DX10.1 [...]

March 1st, 2010, 12:33 PM

AMD 890GX Chipset Motherboards Launched

This morning the press box was full of manufacturer’s announcing the launch of AMD’s 890GX chipset, available on boards of all shapes and sizes currently being debuted at CeBIT. Hardware Canucks has compiled all of the manufacturer’s product offerings in one simple news post for your convenience. Use the page links below to get to [...]

February 26th, 2010, 10:31 AM

Shuttle Barebone XS35 Mini-PC Announced

Shuttle, a leading manufacturer of compact and small for factor (SFF) solutions announces today its latest barebone. The XS35 Mini-PC. At the heart of this seemingly small and compact unit is an Intel Atom D510 Dual Core Processor that runs at a nominal 1.66GHz. Based on the NM10 Express Chipset the XS35 takes power savings [...]

February 25th, 2010, 10:43 AM

Gigabyte is First in With Their 890GX Motherboard

With the upcoming Phenom II X6 Processors it was only a matter of time before all the speculation ended and new boards started appearing on store shelves. Gigabyte looks to be the first with their entry level GA-890GPA-UD3H. Based on AMD’s 890GX and SB850, these new boards will feature full support for the next generation [...]

February 8th, 2010, 11:48 AM

AMD Implementing “Dynamic Speed Boost” on Upcoming Thuban CPUs

Possibly  jealous of all the attention (and marketing appeal) Intel has received over its “Turbo Boost” technology, AMD is said to be including “Dynamic Speed Boost” with its upcoming Thuban hexa-core processors. In many facets of computing, speed still reigns supreme, with many programs still unable to take full advantage of all processing cores. With [...]