Posts Tagged ‘asrock’
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 19, 2015 under Memory
The 5GHz frequency milestone for computer memory is yet to be achieved, but professional overclockers are probably not far from hitting it. This week Chi-Kui Lam, a well-known computer tweaker, manage... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 14, 2015 under Motherboard, Peripheral
While there are many mainboards with USB 3.1 support available today, they feature type-C ports on their back panels and it is uncomfortable to use such connectors. Asrock this week introduced a speci... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 13, 2015 under Highlights V, Motherboard
Exploiting the Skylake CPUs for their allure to gamers, ASRock's Fatal1ty Z170 Gaming K6+ is a motherboard that targets the enthusiast gaming audience by offering a wide range of the bells and whi... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 5, 2015 under Gaming Rig, PC
Small form-factor multi-GPU project Quantum concept personal computer that Advanced Micro Devices demonstrated earlier this year was an impressive piece of hardware. Unfortunately, it may never really... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 16, 2015 under Channel, Motherboard
Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology remained the top mainboard makers in the first half of this year, according to a media report. Each company shipped about eight million motherboards globally, ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 14, 2015 under Motherboard, Peripheral
Asmedia and Intel Corp. have started to reduce prices of their USB 3.1 controllers in a bid to gain market share. Intel Corp.’s “Alpine Ridge” chip offers Thunderbolt 3 in addition to USB 3.1, b... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 25, 2015 under Motherboard
Elitegroup Computer Systems has reportedly announced that it will not actively promote its own-brand mainboards aimed at the DIY market going forward. The company will continue to produce motherboard... more.
33 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 18, 2015 under Gaming Rig
Advanced Micro Devices’ project Quantum small form-factor system concept is nothing but impressive. It promises to deliver leading-edge performance in all games in ultra-high-definition resolutions ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on June 16, 2015 under Motherboard, SSD Drives
We had a chance to take a look at ASRock's USB 3.1 implementation with the company's excellent X99E-ITX/ac motherboard and a custom USB 3.1 RAID testing card. How does ASRock's 10Gbps USB 3.1 solution... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on June 11, 2015 under Highlights, Motherboard
The push for small yet powerful computers has been evident over the past few years. Many enthusiasts are no longer happy with an ATX motherboard and full tower chassis to house their single graphics c... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 4, 2015 under Motherboard
Several months ahead of commercial release, Asrock demonstrated its upcoming mainboards for Intel Corp.’s “Skylake-S” processors at Computex this week. The initial lineup of motherboards with so... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 3, 2015 under Base Unit, Computex, General Purpose PC, HTPC
Intel Corp.’s ultra-small form-factor NUC desktops have become pretty popular on the market and many makers of mainboards, PCs and barebones are now trying to offer something similar. Asrock at Com... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 1, 2015 under Motherboard
Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology managed to remain the world’s largest suppliers of branded motherboards in the first quarter of 2015, a media report claims. Gigabyte even managed tom outsel... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 18, 2015 under APU, CPU, Motherboard
Advanced Micro Devices plans to release its code-named “Godavari” accelerated processing units (also known as “Kaveri Refresh”) sometimes in June, but manufacturers of mainboards already add t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on March 16, 2015 under Cebit
KitGuru is busy trawling the stands at CEBIT in Hannover, Germany. Today we were able to get some time at the ASROCK stand - they were keen to show us their new ASROCK X99E-ITX/AC motherboard. ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on March 16, 2015 under Highlights 2, Motherboard
ASRock's Fatal1ty series of motherboards caters for gaming enthusiasts and today we have the line-up's flagship in for review - the X99 Professional. With 4-card SLI and CrossFire support, Killer and ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 14, 2015 under Motherboard
Asrock, one of the world’s largest makers of mainboards, this week announced an ultimate mini-ITX mainboard that can not only enable small form-factor desktops with performance on par with full-size... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 7, 2015 under Motherboard
Just several months ago Asustek Computer started to use a special LGA2011-3 socket on its mainboards based on the Intel X99 core-logic in a bid to enhance overclocking potential of Intel Core i7 “Ha... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 25, 2015 under CPU, Motherboard
At the Embedded World 2015 trade-show this week Asrock demonstrated its first mainboard for LGA1151 central processing units code-named Skylake. DFI, a well-known maker of mainboards that no longer pr... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 18, 2015 under Motherboard
Asrock has announced two mainboards with USB 3.1 interconnection technologies. The motherboards will support Intel Corp.’s processors and will add USB 3.1 connectors using add-in-cards. It is unclea... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on February 11, 2015 under Highlights 2, Motherboard
ASRock is aiming to offer gamers an uncompromising set of features with its micro-ATX X99M Fatal1ty Killer motherboard. Doing so will require integration of the X99 chipset's features and the plentifu... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 7, 2015 under Graphics
Asrock did not manage to achieve its mainboards shipments target in 2014 because it did not want to lower prices. This year the situation on the motherboard market promises to be significantly differ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 3, 2015 under Motherboard
Asustek Computer, the world’s largest maker of mainboards, has announced that it had sold its 500 millionth motherboard since its establishment in 1989. To celebrate the milestone, the company annou... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on November 28, 2014 under Motherboard
In a bid to maintain market shares and unit shipments this year leading manufacturers of mainboards had to cut prices and initiate various campaigns to boost sales. Such tactics lead to price-cuts as ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on November 17, 2014 under Highlights 2, Motherboard
With the highest possible compute performance that consumers can purchase, Intel's Haswell-E processors and the X99 chipset make a viable combination for users with demanding workloads. If the ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 6, 2014 under Highlights V, Motherboard
In case you missed our recent review of the Core i7 5960X, Intel's first consumer eight-core CPU is an all-round powerhouse with strong overclocking potential to boot. So what better way to analyse AS... 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 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 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.
6 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.
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