Archive for the ‘CPU’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 13, 2013 under CPU, Graphics
AMD has announced a new initiative to bridge the gap between the traditional high powered, productivity focused "old Windows ecosystem," and the high end displays and thin, light and easy to use Andro... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on October 30, 2013 under CPU, Graphics, Server, Workstation
Comparing the parallel computing performance of a graphic card to a CPU is like comparing the shoe-wearing ability of a centipede to a human. While the applications and environments around the GPU don... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on September 3, 2013 under CPU, Highlights 2, Motherboard
A little under two years after the release of Intel's high-end desktop - Sandy Bridge-E - LGA 2011 processors and the corresponding X79 chipset, it's time for the platform to go through its refres... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jules on August 20, 2013 under CPU, Highlights 2
When KitGuru ran a preliminary analysis of the price/performance for the AMD FX-9590, we calculated a bang-per-buck based only on early info from the channel. The conclusion at that stage was clear: T... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on July 16, 2013 under Channel, CPU
For those AMD gamers who want a piece of the new ultra high end pie ARIA have a deal on the AMD FX9590 right now - the price on launch was £719.99, but it has dropped to £659.99. Our review stated a... more.
37 CommentsPosted by Zardon on July 14, 2013 under CPU, Highlights, Motherboard
Today we are looking at the new AMD FX9590, clocked at an eye popping 5ghz. The FX9590 is shipped with a base clock of 4.7ghz and a maximum turbo speed of 5.0ghz - the all important figure which has a... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jules on July 9, 2013 under CPU
Quoting the physical speed of a processor is about as useful measure of performance as telling us that a car has a 5 litre engine. While there is an overall correlation, the winning-losing match-up is... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on June 13, 2013 under CPU, Highlights
Today we are going to take a look at the latest ‘Richland’ APUs from AMD which have been refreshed with ‘Piledriver’ cores to enhance performance. There are numerous other improvements inc... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Zardon on June 10, 2013 under CPU, Highlights, Motherboard
Regular readers will be aware that Intel recently launched their Haswell range of processors. Kitguru has already reviewed motherboards from partners such as MSI, ASUS and Gigabyte in the last week. T... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Zardon on June 5, 2013 under CPU, Highlights, Motherboard
It would have been difficult to miss Intel's launch of Haswell last weekend. On launch day we looked at the Gigabyte GA-Z87X-OC and the ASUS Z87 Sabertooth motherboards and today we analyse the latest... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Zardon on June 4, 2013 under APU, Channel, CPU
Our reviews of Richland are slightly delayed due to masses of content we have published in the last week, we are playing catchup. In the interim you will be pleased to hear that UK retailer ARIA are s... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Zardon on June 1, 2013 under CPU, Highlights, Motherboard
This weekend Intel launch their new Haswell range of processors and the major motherboard partners have a range of models for the enthusiast audience to choose from. We have several articles prepared ... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Zardon on June 1, 2013 under CPU, Highlights V, Motherboard
This weekend Intel launch their range of Haswell processors and companies such as Asus and Gigabyte have a new range of boards for the enthusiast audience to choose from. This review focuses on the Gi... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Carl on May 30, 2013 under Channel, CPU
Well you guys won't have too long to wait now for reviews of Haswell processors on your favourite websites. We noticed this morning that ARIA have just gone live with their stock of the new range of I... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on May 27, 2013 under CPU
With every new beginning, there comes an end. Just as Ivy Bridge slid into the Sandy Bridge space, so a new king will soon arrive - demanding the overthrow of the present regime. But with the glitzy n... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on May 23, 2013 under APU, CPU, Event
A short while ago, KitGuru was invited to AMD's press event with the agenda of discussing the company's mobile products for 2013. It is clear that the mobile market is a big priority for the US-base... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on May 14, 2013 under Channel, CPU, Laptop
In what seems a clear violation of Intel's NDA for Haswell, NEC has launched its next generation laptop far too early. Now that the details are out on the web, it's hard to know what will prevent othe... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 26, 2013 under CPU
Next Monday is the official day that AMD will be running our price drops on a whole host of chips, but ARIA has jumped the gun and offered up big discounts for two CPUs in the Piledriver lineup, knock... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on April 7, 2013 under CPU, Motherboard
One of KitGuru's bugbears has been AMD's consistency in releasing processors that may well be appealing - but then burying them under the weight of a mainboard that costs more than the chip. Now it se... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on March 16, 2013 under Channel, CPU
With so much emphasis on Intel's amazing 'k' series chips, it's easy to lose track of the fact that most systems sold in the USA and Western Europe, actually use something that costs far less. The lat... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on March 4, 2013 under APU, Channel, CPU, Event, Graphics, Interviews
The days of building a slightly better mouse trap and waiting for the customers to bang down your door are gone. These days, marketing is everything. Ahead of CeBIT 2013 and the showcasing of its late... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on February 28, 2013 under APU, Channel, CPU, Graphics
Seems like we can't open our inboxes without more news about AMD re-vamping its internal structure. The latest appointment put John Taylor (no relation to Roy, or so we're told) into the communication... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 27, 2013 under CPU
While it might not quite have all the features of the popular miniature computer on a PCB Raspberry Pi, the newly created Freescale Kinetis KL02 is offering up the building blocks of something much sm... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Mikey on February 8, 2013 under CPU, Event, Gaming, Laptop, Tablet PC
After the huge success of Angry Birds and all the other iPad-o-sphere games that followed, it looks like the next generation of man-machine interface is going to be a lot more mature. Intel and Eugen ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Mikey on February 7, 2013 under CPU, Laptop, Tablet PC
Despite Microsoft pushing through a touch platform for the PC more than a decade ago, it took Apple's iPad for anyone to notice. The increase in touch based systems, automatically leads to an increase... more.
2 CommentsPosted by faith on January 28, 2013 under Channel, CPU
Sometimes an upgrade is really simple to understand. Other times you need a mini-computer, advanced maths degree and several hours of umm-ing and arr-ing to see if the new products is, in fact, better... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on January 24, 2013 under Cooling, CPU, Highlights
Today we are going to look at the Corsair Hydro H110 which is the latest performance CPU cooler in their range, fitting in just above the H100i. It marks Corsair's response to the NZXT Kraken X6... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Jules on January 8, 2013 under APU, CPU, Event, Graphics
Both Intel and AMD have been puffing out their collective chests when it comes to graphics in the integrated market. It's the one area where AMD has consistently beaten Intel in recent years. It's an ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on January 8, 2013 under APU, CPU, Event, Motherboard
From the time we first saw the next generation of APUs (codenamed Richland) on AMD roadmaps, back in November, the general consensus among the press community was that 'nothing much' would be delivere... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Harrison on January 7, 2013 under CPU, Motherboard
The most powerful chip that most of us will consider buying is the Intel Core i7 3770k. It's fast, powerful and lives at the top end of affordable. Similarly, the Z77 is a great chipset. But, between ... more.
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