CPU/CHIPSET NEWS

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 [...]

September 10th, 2009, 10:14 AM

Asus Releases High Performance ROG Maximus III Series P55 Motherboards

ASUS has added the Maximus III Formula and Maximus III GENE to its Republic of Gamers (ROG) lineup of high performance motherboards. Based on Intel’s P55 chipset and purpose-designed for gaming, both motherboards are equipped with a wealth of exclusive gamer-centric features that improve all facets of the user’s gaming and overclocking experience—from improved in-game [...]

September 9th, 2009, 11:13 AM

DFI Launches Single P55 Motherboard, DFI LANParty DK P55-T3eH9

Finally, a company taking a more modest approach to the Intel P55 chipset launch. DFI is not spreading themselves to thin and focussing on releasing just a single high caliber board that hopefully lives up to its DFI name. Equipped with Industrial grade technology, DFI LANParty motherboard is always the best choice of enthusiasts in [...]

September 9th, 2009, 11:07 AM

Gigabyte’s 11 SKU P55 Motherboard Lineup Revealed

GIGABYTE Technology a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, is pleased to launch their latest generation P55 series motherboards, based on the Intel P55 chipset, GIGABYTE P55 motherboards build upon the success of their Ultra Durable™ 3 design featuring 2oz copper PCB and deliver a host of cutting-edge features including the industry’s first 24 phase [...]

September 8th, 2009, 10:02 AM

Intel Introduces Core i7, Xeon® 3400 and First Core i5 Processors

So if you weren not already aware, today is the official launch of the next generation of Intel technology; including the Core i5 processors, new Core i7 CPU’s and the P55 chipset. Along with that Intel has also released a whole slew of Intel Xeon processors, based on the same technology as the desktop units. [...]

September 2nd, 2009, 10:25 AM

AMD Rumoured Release of 6-Core Desktop Processors

Monday we reported the news that AMD was releasing its six core Opterton processors to the market in the near future, showcasing the first production of units beyond the current 4-core limitation. This was not big news to many though, as Opteron CPU’s are geared solely for the server and business markets, and not intended [...]

September 1st, 2009, 10:57 AM

Intel Launch for Core i5, i7 and P55 May Be Just Around the Corner!

Argued as the next big thing since, well, the last big thing, Intel’s  Core i5 and new i7 processors along with the P55 chipset could be hitting store shelves as early as this time next week! Reports from gossip mill publication DigiTimes claim that the big unveiling for this next big step in hardware will happen [...]

August 31st, 2009, 10:45 AM

AMD Announces 40W Six-Core AMD Opteron EE processor

AMD  today announced the immediate availability of the new Six-Core AMD Opteron EE processor at 40W ACP. Delivering up to 31 percent higher performance-per-watt over standard Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors, the Six-Core AMD Opteron EE processor is tailored to meet the demands of customers who need strong performance, but must trim out every watt possible [...]

August 27th, 2009, 11:32 AM

Asus Annouces “Absolute Pitch” Series Motherboards for Audiophiles

ASUS today announced the launch of a series of specially-developed motherboards that lets theater-sound aficionados and audiophiles build their dream home-theater PC. The ASUS Absolute Pitch Series features three audio technologies for different forms of aural enjoyment. The DTS Surround Sensation UltraPC delivers theater-like sound on modest equipment for an affordable, full-range sound, ENVY HD [...]