CORE I5

July 13th, 2011

Intel Core i3-2120 & Core i5-2400 LGA1155 Processors Review

Given how great the Core i5-2500K and i7-2600K perform, it is easy to forget that the current Sandy Bridge LGA1155 processors are part of Intel’s mainstream series, not their high-end one. Therefore, it is more than due time for us to test out some of the lower priced offerings. Although we would love to try [...]

January 3rd, 2010

Intel Westmere 32nm Launch & Clarkdale Core i5 661 CPU Review

In recent years, Intel used Nehalem architecture to push both a high end platform with their Bloomfield-based CPUs and their newly released Lynnfield generation of LGA1156 chips.  Today they reveal their more moderately-priced Westmere series with the introduction of the Clarkdale desktop and Arrandale mobile CPUs.  In this review we will be looking at the [...]

November 23rd, 2009

Intel Core i3 and i5 Processors Seen in Retail

A little more than a month before the expected launch date of the lower end Intel Core i3 and i5 CPU’s, the 32nm have been spotted on a German retailer’s (HPM-Computer) website. And while the units are only available for pre-order, the listing does give some confirmation to the rumours about the processor’s specs along [...]

November 23rd, 2009

MSI Prepares the First Wave of H57 Chipset Boards

With Dual Core Intel i3 and i5 on the Horizon, board makers prepare for the next wave of chipsets to be released. Heading this new technology is MSI, with their H57 Based micro-ATX board the H57M-ED65. With each sucession of Chip type and chipset , we see many old and common technologies cast aside. The [...]

October 29th, 2009

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 [...]

September 8th, 2009

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 1st, 2009

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 10th, 2009

NVIDIA SLI Technology To Be Featured With P55 Chipset

VIDIA Corporation today announced that Intel Corporation, and the world’s other leading motherboard manufacturers, including ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte, and MSI, have all licensed NVIDIA® SLI® technology for inclusion on their Intel® P55 Express Chipset-based motherboards designed for the upcoming Intel® Core™ i7 and i5 processor in the LGA1156 socket. As a result, customers who purchase [...]

June 29th, 2009

Intel Looking to Go 32nm By the End of the Year!

Oh rumours are abound this morning! The good fellows over at Digitimes have made some interesting speculations regarding Intel’s plan for their 32nm lineup, which so far, has been incredibly “hush hush”. Some speculations were made about the future of Intel’s lineup when Intel announced their “re-branding” Core scheme, to help consumers separate the benefits [...]