CPU/CHIPSET NEWS

September 30th, 2009, 12:50 PM

Zotac Releases New ION ITX-F Mini ITX Solution

Zotac is already one of the few manufacturer’s producing Mini ITX solutions based on the NVIDIA ION chipset, which allows for true seamless HD video due to the improved integrated graphics. Now they have released premiere offering which has managed to squeeze a PCI Express slot onto the 6.7″ x 6.7″ Motherboard. The board combines [...]

September 28th, 2009, 12:04 PM

ASRock Keeping Socket 939 Alive with New 785G Motherboard

Well if there was ever a company trying to keep dead technology alive, it would be ASRock. Sources at OCWorkbench claim that ASRock is looking to keep the heart of Socket 939 – replaced by AM2 in 2006 – still beating with a new motherboard based on the 785G chipset. The 939A785GMH128M retains some of [...]

September 24th, 2009, 11:45 AM

Intel Unveils Core i7 Mobile Processor

Intel Corporation introduced its revolutionary Intel Core i7 Mobile Processor and Intel Core i7 Mobile Processor Extreme Edition today, bringing Intel’s award-winning and super-fast Nehalem microarchitecture to the mobile market. These processors in addition to the new Intel PM55 Express Chipset, provide the best laptop experience for intense gaming, digital media, photos, music, business applications and other multi-threaded software [...]

September 22nd, 2009, 11:14 AM

AMD Confirms Release of Six-Core Desktop Processors for 2010

Well it looks like our original report that AMD would be releasing desktop six-core processors in 2010, was not nearly as far off the mark as some speculated. Attempting to hopefully steal a bit of the spotlight from Intel’s IDF conference announcements, AMD officially stated that they are on track to debut the 45nm “Thuban” [...]

September 16th, 2009, 10:59 AM

AMD Launches Sub $100 Quad Core Athlon II X4 Processors

As part of the new desktop platform designed for mainstream consumers, AMD  today announced the first ever quad-core processor for less than $100 Suggested System Builder Price (SSBP). By balancing the power of new AMD Athlon II X4 quad-core processors and the AMD 785G chipset featuring ATI Radeon™ HD 4200 graphics, AMD delivers smooth HD [...]

September 15th, 2009, 10:55 AM

VIA EPIA-P720 Brings Fanless HD Video Playback to Pico-ITX

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the VIA EPIA-P720 Pico-ITX board, which takes advantage of the latest VIA VX855 media system processor to deliver stunningly smooth playback of the latest HD video formats for next-generation digital interactive devices. “VIA continually strives to offer customers compelling product designs that [...]

September 14th, 2009, 10:59 AM

Intel Announces 32nm Production Set to Begin

It’s official,  Core i5 Lynnfield processors are so last week, and the next hottest product to get excited about is ready to enter production. Intel claims to be at “production readiness” with their 32nm next-gen chips, which could mean seeing mainstream processors out as early as the start of the new year. The company released [...]

September 14th, 2009, 10:18 AM

DFI Launches BI 785G-M35 Micro ATX AM3 Motherboard

Possessing industrial grade technology, DFI LANParty is going to launch the newest Blood Iron series product, 785G-M35 Micro ATX motherboard. Accommodating AMD 785 chipset, BI 785G-M35 incorporates integrated ATI Radeon HD 4200, which supports DirectX10.1, Shader Model 4.1, and UVD 2.0. With 128MB DDR3 Sideport Memory, graphics performance of BI 785G-M35 can be improved up [...]

September 10th, 2009, 10:53 AM

ASUS Launches P7P55 WS SuperComputer Workstation P55 Motherboard

ASUS has unveiled the ASUS P7P55 WS SuperComputer motherboard. Built around the Intel P55 Express chipset, it features the new LGA1156 socket for next-generation Intel Core i5 processors and DDR3-2133 (O.C.) memory for outstanding yet cost-effective performance. To enable multiple-GPU rendering, the motherboard supports both 3-way and 2-way graphics card configurations based on SLI or CrossFireX technology. [...]

September 10th, 2009, 10:21 AM

ASUS Introduces P7P55D Series Hybrid Motherboards

ASUS, the leading innovator of advanced motherboard solutions, today launched the ASUS P7P55D Series motherboards. Featuring the Intel P55 Express chipset, the P7P55D Series supports the latest LGA 1156 socket for Intel Core i7/Core i5 Processors for maximum performance. The P7P55 Series is based on groundbreaking “Xtreme Design”, a winning design formula drawn from many [...]