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EKWB launch the EK-Quantum Momentum ROG Strix X299-E Gaming II D-RGB monoblock for Asus X299 motherboards

EKWB is actively releasing new products featuring addressable D-RGB products recently. Over the last few weeks, we have seen a vast range of new GPU water blocks and other custom cooling products being launched. EKWB has now introduced another D-RGB enabled monoblock for Asus X299 socket-based motherboards. The new monoblock …

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New images of TRX40 motherboards appear

We are possibly only days away from the latest generation of high-end desktop processor wars between AMD and Intel. Until now, AMD has been rather quiet about information and specification of its new 3rd generation Ryzen Threadripper platform, although we expect some official details very soon. There has been a …

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Intel announce new Xeon W-2200 series processors

Intel has announced a new Xeon W-2200 series to join the Cascade Lake-X HEDT line-up for 2019. The Xeon W-2200 series will offer lower performance options compared to some Cascade Lake-X processors, with quad-core CPUs available. The top four Xeon W-2200 processors will effectively share the same characteristics as Cascade …

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Intel slightly delays introduction of Core i7 “Broadwell-E” processors

Intel Corp. has decided to postpone release of its next-generation high-end desktop microprocessors code-named “Broadwell-E”, based on a media report. The new central processing units will be formally introduced in February or March, 2016, not in January, as expected before. According to excerpts from an Intel’s document published by BenchLife, …

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EVGA adds USB 3.1 type-C to micro-ATX Intel X99 platform

EVGA has upgraded its micro-ATX mainboard for Intel Corp.’s high-end desktop processors. The new platform features all the advanced capabilities that the EVGA X99 Micro had to offer a year ago, but adds more Serial ATA-6Gb/s ports as well as one USB 3.1 type-C connector. The new motherboard is one of …

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Asus unveils ultimate micro-ATX Intel X99 mainboard for workstations

Asustek Computer has quietly unveiled what could be the world’s most advanced micro-ATX motherboard. The mainboard features Intel X99 core-logic and supports multi-GPU technologies, M.2 solid-state drives, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.1 and so on. The platform is designed for workstations. The Asus X99-M WS mainboard supports processors in LGA2011-3 form-factor, …

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Intel could cancel ‘Broadwell-E’ in favour of ‘Skylake-E’

Intel Corp.’s high-end desktop (HEDT) processors for enthusiasts deliver unbeatable performance, but are based on rather outdated micro-architectures compared to mainstream chips. In a bid to fix that, the world’s No. 1 maker of microprocessors for personal computers may abandon its next-generation “Broadwell-E” and bring more advanced “Skylake-E” forward. Intel …

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Asrock to use O.C. socket on its Intel X99 mainboards

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 “Haswell-E” processors. Earlier this year Gigabyte Technology also started to equip its X99 “Champion” mainboards with custom sockets. …

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