IVY BRIDGE

March 26th, 2014

ASUS RoG Rampage IV Black Edition Review

As ASUS’ flagship X79 motherboard, the Rampage IV Black Edition is one of the most expensive boards on the market but it’s feature list and capabilities are simply astonishing.

September 23rd, 2013

G.Skill Quad Channel Kits Goes to 4072MHz

With the launch of Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E architecture, memory overclocking records have been falling.  The latest is G.Skill’s achievement of an incredible speed of DDR3-4072.   Hitting ultra high memory frequencies with Intel’s latest Haswell and Ivy Bridge-E processors seems to be easier than it used to be and there’s no better example of this [...]

June 1st, 2013

Intel Haswell i7-4770K & i5-4670K Review

After more than two years of speculation Intel’s Haswell is finally here.  This new architecture incorporates several new and potentially game-changing features into a 22nm die that consumes substantially less power than Ivy Bridge.  In this review we take a look at two processors:  the i7 4770K and the i5 4670K.

February 4th, 2013

GIGABYTE Z77X-UD4H LGA1155 Motherboard Review

Gigabyte’s new Z77X-UD4H is among a new breed of motherboards which combine high end feature sets with an affordable price.  Boasting great overclocking abilities and dual card Crossfire / SLI compatibility, it seems to have everything a budget-conscious enthusiast could possibly want.

April 23rd, 2012

Intel Core i7-3720QM Review; Ivy Bridge Goes Mobile

With such a big deal being made about the introduction of Intel’s Ivy Bridge lineup on the desktop side, their new mobile chips deserve a chance in the spotlight as well.  In this review, we take a closer look at the new i7-3720QM notebook processor which promises to be a significant step forward for the mobile [...]

March 1st, 2012

Intel Confirms then Redacts Details of Ivy Bridge Lineup

Intel posted details of its entire Ivy Bridge desktop lineup early this morning, in a PDF file. That file could be found online early this morning, but has since been redacted (it can be seen with a google cache). Below are excerpts from that file which should interest all of you: What do you think?

February 28th, 2012

Overclockers Push Core i7-3770K to 7GHz

While an exact release date for Intel’s Ivy Bridge – the 22nm successor to Sandy Bridge – has yet to be confirmed, reports coming from Bright Side of the News indicate the processor has massive overclocking potential. Intel’s soon-to-be-released quad core Core i7-3770K is clocked at 3.5 GHz with an L1 cache of 128 KB, [...]

November 28th, 2011

Website Leakes Ivy Bridge Details

Hardware news website CPU World has managed to get their hands on leaked details about Intel’s new upcoming Ivy Bridge CPU desktop lineup. Citing sources in China, the site says that there will be “3 mainstream, 2 unlocked, three mid-power and three low-power models” in Intel’s Ivy Bridge lineup. The chips will share similar fundamentals [...]