CPU/CHIPSET NEWS

February 1st, 2010, 12:48 PM

Upcoming Intel Core Series CPU’s Leaked

In another round of incremental updates to its Core series lineup, Intel will be debuting its hexa-core Gulftown processor, along with a few other pieces to fill in some perceived gaps. A report from OCWorkbench, citing Japanese news sources, claims we will be seeing the six core behemoth on March 16th, 2010. The report states [...]

February 1st, 2010, 10:48 AM

MSI Big Bang XPower X58 Board Pictured

With Intel working its way towards Hexa-Core Processors it is not uncommon to see some manufacturers showing off the future boards that will support these chips. Pictured here is the MSI Big Bang XPower that will be build on Intel’s Latest X58 Chipset. As always with early non-production models, details are a bit sketchy.  It [...]

January 25th, 2010, 11:14 AM

AMD Introduces Sub-$100 AMD Phenom II Processor, and AMD Athlon II Processors

AMD has expanded its AMD Phenom II and AMD Athlon II processor families for desktop with several new processors designed to give mainstream consumers advanced performance capabilities from their desktop PCs at increasingly attractive price points. As desktop PCs continue trending toward smaller form factors, AMD remains committed to maximizing the user experience by bringing [...]

January 22nd, 2010, 10:44 AM

Gigabyte Enters The 890GX Spotlight

Gigabyte a leading Motherboard and Video Card manufacturer has announced a new Line of Motherboards based on AMD’s latest 890GX Chipset. Enter the GA-890GPA-UD3H. At a glance we see that with AMD’s newest chipset has sparked a rework on what is offered on the entry level. One of the more important features we have been [...]

January 18th, 2010, 11:44 AM

Intel’s LGA775 Life Support Includes Introduction of New CPU’s

While rumoured in the late summer of 2009 (when the socket was still somewhat relevant) new Intel socket LGA775 chips have only just been released; the announcement falling by the wayside as Intel’s attempt for  price conscious Core i3/i5 products take the spotlight to start off the new decade. Intel is not only keeping the [...]

January 18th, 2010, 10:45 AM

Biostar Announces TH55B HD Motherboard

With Intel’s new Core i5 and Core i3 products coming into being, motherboard manufactures seek to provide new solutions for the end user. Biostar looks to appeal to the growing HTPC market with their new TH55B HD Board. Built into a MicroATX form factor the TH55B has many features which are more common on the [...]

January 11th, 2010, 12:11 PM

AMD 890GX Chipset Set to Launch in Q2 2010 – Four Boards Pictured

AMD is poised to be releasing its all new 890GX chipset in Q2 2010, marking the slow replacement of the aging 790 series chipsets released over two years ago. The new chipset is currently built around the AM3 socket, and includes updates for the anticipated Thunban 6-core CPU’s, it is said to also support DDR3 [...]

January 8th, 2010, 11:45 AM

EVGA Launches H57 and H55 Motherboard Lineup

EVGA Corporation announced a new line of motherboards based around the Intel H57 and H55 Express Chipsets, the EVGA H57 and H55. The EVGA H57 and H55 motherboards are based upon the award winning EVGA P55 motherboards which, in fact have been recognized by over 13 respected hardware review sites, with the general consensus that [...]

January 4th, 2010, 1:26 PM

ASUS Unveils Motherboards based on new Intel H57/H55 Chipsets

ASUS P7H57D/P7H55 Series with GPU Boost Delivers Stunning HD Visuals with Uncompromised Performance and Stability. ASUS today announces the launch of a new motherboard series based on the Intel® H57 and H55 chipsets. The ASUS P7H57D/P7H55 Series supports the new Intel® Core™ i7, Core™ i5, Core™ i3, and Pentium® processors with feature laden ATX and [...]

January 4th, 2010, 10:43 AM

EVGA Dual LGA1366 Monster Sighted

EVGA is a company that has been know to be both innovative and creative in its technology products. From the GTX285 Classified series graphics cards to this new board we see today. Coloured in EVGA’s classic red/black Classified scheme this board looks to take cutting edge right to the limits. With twin 1366 slots, 12 [...]