June 2nd, 2014

ASUS Announces Z97 Maximus VII Formula & Impact

As Computex kicks off, ASUS has announced two new Z97 motherboards: the Maximus VII Formula and Maximus VII Impact With Z97 gaining popularity due to its forwards compatibility with upcoming Broadwell and Devil’s Canyon Processors alongside a robust feature set, Computex represents the perfect launching ground for a new crop of motherboards. ASUS ‘ Republic [...]

May 1st, 2014

Intel 730 240GB SSD Review

Intel’s newest enthusiast SSD, the 730 series boasts their X25 Gen3 controller and a premium price. But with so much competition near its $250 price, is there enough to set the 730 apart?

April 27th, 2014

GIGABYTE 9-Series Intel Motherboards Preview

A couple of days ago we had the opportunity to get an exclusive first look at a large portion of Gigabyte’s upcoming Intel 9-Series LGA1150 motherboards. They will have an incredible thirty seven models.

March 19th, 2014

Intel Talks Haswell-E, Broadwell & Devil’s Canyon

Intel has unveiled a few more details about upcoming products. Among them, Haswell-E, Haswell’s Devil’s Canyon derivative, Pentium 20th Anniversary Edition Unlocked CPUs, and Broadwell

January 7th, 2014

Intel Launches Edison, an SD Card-Sized PC

Intel has taken the wrapper off of Edison, their new ultra small computing module which is no bigger than an SD card. Based off of the Quark SoC technology, Edison is a miniature computer based off of Intel’s 22nm manufacturing process and comes equipped with both WiFi and Bluetooth modules. It is aimed directly at [...]

September 10th, 2013

Intel i7-4930K & i7-4820K Ivy Bridge-E Review

Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E may be associated with extreme pricing, but the i7-4930K and i7-4820K brings things down a notch. With great performance and lower price points, they add some value to the IVB-E equation.

June 4th, 2013

Taking on ARM Defines Intel’s Announcements at Computex 2013

There once was a time when Intel was in crisis mode. While it could make a damn fine processor that ran circles around its competition in speed tests, growth in that sector is non-existent thanks to the market shifting towards a mobile centric growth structure. If Intel didn’t move with the market, it wouldn’t necessarily [...]

May 2nd, 2013

Intel Names New CEO

Intel’s board of directors has appointed Brian Krzanich, the company’s former chief operating officer and senior vice president, as its new chief executive officer beginning May 16. Intel’s current CEO, Paul Otellini, announced he would retire last fall on November 20. Reportedly, the vetting process for the company’s new CEO lasted six months. “After a thorough and [...]

April 10th, 2013

Intel Announces 4K Video Optimized Thunderbolt 2.0

Intel announced this week that its next-generation Thunderbolt protocol will be twice as fast as its predecessor and available by the end of this year. Current gen-thunderbolt, which first appeared in Macs in 2011 and began rolling out on the PC last year, has a theoretical throughput of 10 Gbps while Intel promises that Thunderbolt [...]

April 9th, 2013

Haswell Ships, With a Bug

Intel’s fourth-generation Haswell chip reportedly on its way to OEMs for a launch this quarter, even though it contains a bug that will impact the performance of USB 3.0 devices. CNET first reported that Haswell is on its way to manufacturers. An official announcement is expected an Intel’s Developer Forum in Beijing later this week. [...]