CPU/CHIPSET NEWS

November 5th, 2009, 11:35 AM

DFI MI P55-T36 First Mini ITX P55 Motherboard

While we would have thought that innovation such as this would be first seen from a company such as Asus or Gigabyte, it is DFI who is paving the way, releasing a mini-ITX board based on the Intel P55 chipset with LGA-1156 support. Mini-ITX has been gaining ground as a popular solution in the home [...]

November 4th, 2009, 11:56 AM

AMD Retrofitting Phenom II X4 965 with Lower Wattage

AMD’s Phenom II X4 965 is still their crown jewel, however according to the OverclockersClub, the company is planning on releasing an updated version of the chip which features a TDP lowered from 140W to a more reasonable 125W. The new chip will be the C3 version, model HDZ965FBK4DGM, as opposed to the old C2 [...]

November 3rd, 2009, 11:53 AM

VIA Introduces New VIA Nano 3000 Series Processors

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today introduced its new VIA Nano 3000 Series processors, bringing enhanced digital media performance and lower power consumption to Windows 7 thin and light notebook and all-in-one desktop PC markets.   Based on the 64-bit superscalar ‘Isaiah’ architecture, VIA Nano 3000 Series processors [...]

October 30th, 2009, 10:59 AM

DFI Lanparty Launches Blood Iron P43-T34 Motherboard

DFI LANParty today introduces its new motherboard, the Blood Iron BI P43-T34, after the launch of the high-end P55 motherboard. BI P43-T34 makes LANParty Blood Iron series a more complete product line. For those who like LANParty products, it is the best value motherboard. To provide consumers with better value platform, BI P43-T34 is equipped [...]

October 30th, 2009, 10:46 AM

ASRock Unveils Budget M3A785GM-LE AM3 Mothervboard

When it comes to building affordable, practical motherboards few can compare to ASRock and its offerings. Recently announced is the M3A785GM-LE bringing the newest AM3 offerings, right to your front door. ASRock is a jack-of-all-trades company. Often combining the latest technology and integrated hardware in compact designs. Built to appeal to the vast majority of [...]

October 29th, 2009, 1:44 PM

MSI to Unleash Big Bang Gaming Series Mainboards

MSI, a leading high-performance mainboard company, unveil its first gaming series mainboards in Intel P55 platform featuring awe-inspiring graphics and audio functionality to offer serious gamers immersive gaming experience. The state-of-the-art gaming line is inspired by the mighty Big Bang. Unique and innovative, the all-new Big Bang series will deliver the shock and awe of [...]

October 29th, 2009, 12:25 PM

Intel Rumoured to Release Core i7 930 in Q1 2010

Intel has ever so slowly, completely reworked its original Core i7 product line. The Extreme i7 965 was phased out in favour of the high powered i7 975 along with the addition of the  i7 950 to replace the i7 940. We then had the recent the introduction of the i7 960, and now the [...]

October 29th, 2009, 11:21 AM

ASRock Launches P55DE3 for Core i5 Users on a Budget

Of all motherboard manufacturers out in the market today, few can compare to ASRock when it comes to building on a budget. In keeping with that tradition, the new P55DE3 announced by ASRock should appeal to those with tight wallets. Some say that the newest technology doesn’t come cheap, however there are a certain few [...]

October 27th, 2009, 11:52 AM

The Latest Generation of Motherboards Shown in the ASUS P6X58D Premium

When it comes to the cutting edge of technology ASUS has always been a leader in the industry. With USB 3.0 and SATA 6GB/s looming on the horizon it is only natural they announce a new wave of Motherboards supporting this technology; enter the P6X58D. To many, this board is somewhat older news, as we [...]

October 20th, 2009, 11:27 AM

AMD Extends Mainstream Processor Family with Low Cost Athlon II Series

AMD today announced several new AMD Athlon II processors that offer outstanding performance and low power consumption, while enabling sleek desktop PC designs and attractive price points. In addition to the standard power processors, the full AMD Athlon II processor family now delivers high-performance, low-power dual-, triple- and quad-core processors to meet a range of [...]