Archive for the ‘Motherboard’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on July 28, 2014 under Highlights-new, Motherboard
Flagship parts on a mainstream platform can cause confusion for motherboard vendors. Do they go all-out, offering 4-way SLI and CrossFire via a PLX chip, with the knowledge that many people inclined f... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on July 22, 2014 under Highlights V, Motherboard
Z87 saw cost-effective gaming-calibre motherboards take the limelight. All of the big vendors released at least one product that provided gaming-orientated features in a cost-effective package. Asus S... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 15, 2014 under General Purpose PC, Motherboard
The original Raspberry Pi miniature system birthed a bunch of exciting projects around the world, from teaching children the basics of programming and integration, to building quadcopters, MAME machin... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 14, 2014 under Motherboard
A web-site has published the first details regarding Intel 100-series chipsets that will power personal computers based on the code-named Skylake microprocessors. As expected, Intel’s next-generatio... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on July 6, 2014 under Highlights 2, Motherboard, SSD Drives
Intel's 9-series chipset saw the widespread adoption of high-speed storage connections operating via the PCI Express interface. While the 10Gbps transfer speeds of SATA Express and M.2 connections... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Katherine McKay on July 4, 2014 under Channel, Highlights, Interviews, Motherboard
One of the most remarkable stories in the technology industry has been the rise of Asrock as a leading mainboard manufacturer. This company started life as an off-shoot from established manufacturers ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on June 30, 2014 under Highlights, Motherboard
Boards designed for extreme overclockers have been constants for all of Intel’s most recent platforms. Gigabyte hit success with the Z87X-OC motherboard by driving the overclocking-geared part to an... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 24, 2014 under Graphics, Motherboard
Avago Technologies, the company, which agreed to sell its solid-state drive-related assets to Seagate earlier this year, announced plans to acquire PLX Technologies, a company which is widely known fo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 23, 2014 under Motherboard
Taipei electronics firm Biostar has announced a new motherboard, this timing pushing not only its abilities when it comes to the office or the game room, but the depths of its bitcoin mine as well. ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 18, 2014 under APU, CPU, Motherboard
Officially, Intel Corp. allows overclocking of its X- and K-series microprocessors on mainboards based only on the X- and Z-series core-logic sets. However, from time to time the company and its partn... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 17, 2014 under CPU, Graphics, Motherboard
The PCI Express technology has served as the main standard for PC and server expansion slots for exactly ten years now and will probably be used for many years to come. Members of the PCI SIG reporte... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 13, 2014 under APU, Channel, CPU, Motherboard
Asustek Computer on Friday announced a major promotion that it will be running together with Intel. From now on and until the 7th of July it will be possible to get up to £35 cash back when you purch... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on June 12, 2014 under Computex, Motherboard
When Intel updated its Core models with the Sandybridge refresh, it turned its back on highly affordable overclocking - leaving that segment exclusively to AMD. The advent of the Intel Pentium Anniver... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on June 12, 2014 under Computex, Motherboard
After so many years of knocking out new processors with silky smoothness using its Tick-Tock production strategy, Intel's 'Tick-ety-Tock' mis-step on Haswell has left a bad taste in a lot of people's ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on June 10, 2014 under Computex, Graphics, Highlights, Motherboard
One of the most popular sites at any technology show, is that of an expert overclocker pouring LN2 into a record breaking build. Gigabyte's suits in Taipai 101 was no different. KitGuru gets an introd... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on June 10, 2014 under Computex, Interviews, Motherboard
Founded in 1986, Gigabyte is one of the Taiwan Top 20 Global Brands, with a company motto that suggests you 'Upgrade your life'. With four new ranges of boards coming into the market, we wanted to mak... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 6, 2014 under APU, CPU, Motherboard
Advanced Micro Devices reportedly plans to outsource development of its core-logic sets to Asmedia, a controller chip developer co-owned by Asustek Computer. While the plan may further reduce AMD’s ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on June 5, 2014 under Computex, Motherboard
Deep inside the huge Nangang Exhibition centre at Computex 2014 in Taipei, one corner of one stand was drawing significantly less power than its neighbours this year. KitGuru wondered watt was going o... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 4, 2014 under Computex, Motherboard, SSD Drives
Modern solid-state drives often feature so high performance that even contemporary interfaces like the M.2 or the SATA Express (based on the PCI Express 2.0) cannot provide enough bandwidth for them. ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 3, 2014 under Memory, Motherboard
The DDR4 memory era is set to begin in several months from now. It is expected that the DDR4 standard will bring the world new performance heights thanks to increased memory frequencies and chip densi... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on May 23, 2014 under Highlights V, Motherboard
Continuing our recent focus on gaming motherboards, we have the Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 7 in for review. Hitting retail with an aggressive sub-£140 price tag, Gigabyte is aiming to lure in potential b... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 22, 2014 under Highlights, Motherboard
The MSI A88X-G45 Gaming is a handsome AMD A88X motherboard that sports a long list of features including triple graphics slots. That explains the 'Gaming' part of the name and as you would expect the ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 20, 2014 under Hard Drives, Motherboard, SSD Drives
Perhaps, the first-generation SATA Express (SATAe) implementation that relies on the PCI Express 2.0 technology is not truly revolutionary and does not bring a dramatic performance boost compared to S... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on May 20, 2014 under Highlights 2, Motherboard
Sitting in the middle of ASRock's current Z97 gaming motherboard line-up, the Fatal1ty Z97X Killer targets the fierce sub-£130 marketplace. Can its feature set, overclocking capabilities, and general... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 15, 2014 under Motherboard
Sometimes mainboard makers come up with rather interesting solutions that truly leap performance of desktop personal computers forward by overcoming limitations of mainstream PC platforms. Unfortunate... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on May 15, 2014 under Competitions 3, Motherboard
Its giveaway month! To celebrate Intel's recent launch of the Z97 platform we have another great competition for our readers - the chance to win one of three Biostar Hi-Fi Z97WE motherboards! ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 13, 2014 under APU, CPU, Motherboard
Intel Corp. has officially unveiled its latest core-logic sets for desktop computers, the Z97 and H97. The new chips support all existing microprocessors in LGA1150 packaging that belong to the Haswel... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on May 13, 2014 under Base Unit, CPU, Gaming Rig, Motherboard
As you'd expect, with the advent of a new Intel chipset, every major computer brand is pushing through new ranges of systems that promise to be better, faster and more feature-rich than anything you'v... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on May 11, 2014 under Highlights 2, Motherboard
Gamers have long been one of the core consumer groups for the DIY computing industry, but recent months have seen the popularity of gaming-branded components hit a new level. Motherboards are a great ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on May 11, 2014 under Highlights, Motherboard
Intel's Z97 chipset has launched and TUF series motherboards are part of the Asus welcoming party. Sporting the new Intel chipset and old TUF features that have made previous generation Sabertooth boa... more.
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