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CPU & Mainboard | 15th April 2016
As more and more mITX motherboards provide exceptional performance, we take three of ASUS offerings and discuss which is the one for you.
CPU & Mainboard | 21st March 2016
All the performance of an Intel Core i7-6700K for the price of a i5-6600K. Too good to be true?
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Derrick Huey | 13th May 2010
Overclockers' hopes of a cheaper, unlockable quad-to-hex core appear to be dashed.
Bryan Waters | 7th May 2010
Put the children to bed. This is an x-rated motherboard.
James Banks | 28th April 2010
USB 3.0 being the fastest thing out there is something manufacturers do not want to pass by and ASUS have come out in all force promoting their USB 3.0 working a long side a lot of big names.
CPU & Mainboard | 5th February 2016
ASUS have really separated their various iterations of the Maximus VIII into distinct types, and we have two takes upon the Maximus VIII Extreme to review today.
CPU & Mainboard | 22nd January 2016
A long time coming, we're finally able to bring you our review of the Gigabyte Z170X - Gaming 7.
CPU & Mainboard | 15th January 2016
Following the success of the MSI Z97 Krait SLI they have returned to the fold with the SLI PLUS, and we put it through our test suite.
CPU & Mainboard | 8th January 2016
Following on from the amazing customisation offered by the Hero Alpha, the ASUS Maximus VIII Formula takes lighting to a different planet.
CPU & Mainboard | 6th January 2016
ASUS have updated the excellent Maximus VIII Hero, and we take a look at what it has to offer.
CPU & Mainboard | 23rd December 2015
We put the BIOS that allows for overclocking of non-K series on Asus boards through its paces.
CPU & Mainboard | 30th November 2015
Fancy getting hold of the latest Intel Chipset but want to keep your system compact? Perhaps the ASUS Maximus VIII Impact will be just the ticket.
CPU & Mainboard | 6th November 2015
Fancy upgrading to Skylake but you're on a tight budget? Maybe the Intel Core i3's will be just the ticket.
CPU & Mainboard | 29th October 2015
If you've been tempted by the Z170 chipset, and want a motherboard with all the bells and whistles, the ASUS Z170 Deluxe might be just the ticket.
CPU & Mainboard | 23rd October 2015
The latest top-of-the-line XPOWER motherboard is here, and it doesn't look remotely like you'd expect...
CPU & Mainboard | 9th October 2015
An MATX Skylake motherboard, well it looks like ASUS have you covered with the Maximus VIII Impact.
CPU & Mainboard | 8th October 2015
Things at OC3D are getting a little..... Extreme. How good can ASUS' flagship ROG Board be?
CPU & Mainboard | 7th October 2015
If you're in the mood for all the latest technology but want it in the smaller form factor then the Maximus VIII Gene is just the ticket.
CPU & Mainboard | 30th September 2015
Gigabyte's new Z170X -Gaming 7 motherboard has just arrived through our door. Red and white... is this love?
CPU & Mainboard | 22nd September 2015
Last weekend OC3D was at Dreamhack London with Intel educating the masses on PC Building, Overclocking and even on the topic of SSD storage. Did you guys see us there?
CPU & Mainboard | 2nd September 2015
MSI have grown some seriously huge balls and released a SILVER motherboard.... Brave yes, but is it genius?
CPU & Mainboard | 2nd September 2015
Today we have a look at the only Asus MATX X99 Motherboard available, the X99-M WS Workstation Motherboard.
CPU & Mainboard | 5th August 2015
The latest generation of Intel CPUs is finally here. We look at the top i5 and top i7, as well as run you through a brief overview of the Z170A chipset.
James Banks | 21st April 2010
Intel has been working hard at their Core’s on all levels from the top end to the bottom to satisfy the needs of the different consumers.
Milind Chidrawar | 20th April 2010
The Republic of Gamers have quite a treat in store for prospective AMD buyers...
James Banks | 19th April 2010
With a high demand for more power in netbooks Intel are stepping up and giving the users what they want with the dual core Atom’s.
Gaurang Shah | 30th March 2010
Leading systems manufacturer ASUS has revealed that its workstations and server motherboards are now ready to support the new Xeon 5600, Core i7-980X, and Xeon W3680 processors from Intel.
Gaurang Shah | 24th March 2010
Intel is planning a double whammy in unlocked CPUs for enthusiasts; the chip major is reportedly working on a second unlocked chip for the Mainstream 2 market to go along with its Core i7 875K.
Bryan Waters | 22nd March 2010
Overclock3D have secured our sweaty mits on one of the three Rampage III Extremes that exist on the planet.
Gaurang Shah | 22nd March 2010
Intel is working on an all new CPU specifically for enthusiasts, which will come with its core completely unlocked.
Derrick Huey | 22nd March 2010
A Bahrain-based e-tailer has given word on a couple official pricing numbers for AMD's upcoming hex-core processors.
Tom Logan | 19th March 2010
This week I met with MSI who were kind enough to give me a preview of two of their upcoming motherboards.
Bryan Waters | 18th March 2010
Today we get a sneak preview of the ASUS Rampage III Extreme.
Gaurang Shah | 15th March 2010
AMD finally seems to have woken up to the fact that Intel and nVIDIA are leading the netbook market; the chip manufacturer has announced the development of its own low-power netbook platform.
Bryan Waters | 9th March 2010
Today we get a preview of the latest EVGA 1366 board. Hold onto your socks because they're about to be blown off by two LGA1366 sockets of goodness...
Gaurang Shah | 5th March 2010
Intel is gearing up to woo enthusiasts; plans are afoot by the tech major for the release of inexpensive CPUs with unlocked multipliers specifically for overclocking.
Gaurang Shah | 3rd March 2010
ASUS today unveiled an exclusive core unlocking technology that’s part of its newly launched M4A89GTD Pro Series motherboard.
Gaurang Shah | 26th February 2010
ARM has tied-up with AMD spin-off Globalfoundries to unveil a new series of SoC chips that are based on the latter’s ground-breaking 28nm HKMG process.
Gaurang Shah | 26th February 2010
AMD will soon be unveiling its new high-end 890GX IGP chipset; according to reports, the launch should take place next month.
Gaurang Shah | 25th February 2010
Intel is all set to update its notebook and desktop CPU lineups with a range of new releases in the coming months.
Gaurang Shah | 23rd February 2010
Asus today unveiled its new motherboard design in the form of the ASUS Protect 3.0; based on Xtreme Design, the motherboard boasts of the lowest electromagnetic radiation standards in the industry.
Gaurang Shah | 22nd February 2010
Intel is gearing up to launch an all new Pentium CPU with the brand name Pentium E6700.
Derrick Huey | 8th February 2010
AMD's upcoming hex-core Thuban processor will come bearing a Turbo Boost-like feature.
Gaurang Shah | 30th January 2010
AMD and Intel – the two giants of the CPU domain are both ready to go to market with their 6-core CPUs.
Derrick Huey | 29th January 2010
Word is AMD's desktop hex-core Thuban processor line is expected to hit the market in May.
Gaurang Shah | 29th January 2010
Apple has used an all new chip for its recently launched iPad tablet; according to iFixit, the tablet is powered by an Apple CPU that is based on an ARM design.
Bryan Waters | 28th January 2010
Was the Classified a bit weedy for your requirements? Got a few grand kicking about and a need for speed? EVGA have your answer.
Derrick Huey | 19th January 2010
Intel keeps the LGA775 platform alive with the release of three new processors.