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CPU & Mainboard | 27th July 2016
The MSI Z170A Titanium has a wealth of features to tempt you, and we show you them all.
CPU & Mainboard | 5th July 2016
After our preview earlier it's time to tweak the ASUS Strix X99 Gaming to within an inch of its life and put it through our benchmark suite.
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Mark Campbell | 22nd December 2014
MSI Announces Z97I Gaming ACK Motherboard, an M-ITX motherboard that is jam packed with features.
Mark Campbell | 24th November 2014
ENERMAX rolls out their second generation of LIQMAX All-In-One CPU liquid coolers. LIQMAX II has 2 models: LIQMAX II 120S and LIQMAX II 240.
Mark Campbell | 23rd November 2014
Far Cry 4 Does Not Support Dual-Core Processors. Is the Pentium K and other dual cores good enough for Today's gaming?
Mark Campbell | 18th November 2014
Gigabyte has announced today the new X99M-Gaming 5, a mATX addition to its X99 lineup
CPU & Mainboard | 22nd June 2016
Asus ROG has been with us for a decade now, and to celebrate this feat ASUS have released a special Rampage V.
CPU & Mainboard | 31st May 2016
The latest Intel CPUs are upon us, from the 6 Core i7-6850K to the full-on 10 Core i7-6950X. We see how they perform.
CPU & Mainboard | 18th May 2016
With the latest Intel CPUs on the horizon, we put our i7-5960X into the newest MSI motherboard, the X99A Gaming Pro Carbon Edition.
CPU & Mainboard | 10th May 2016
If you've been in the mood for a serious amount multiple core goodness then you need an X99 motherboard and the new ASUS Strix X99 Gaming might be just the thing.
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?
CPU & Mainboard | 12th February 2016
If the full TUF Armor of the Z97 Sabranco wasn't to your fancy, but you still want a white motherboard, ASUS have just the thing with the Sabertooth Z170 S.
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.
Mark Campbell | 3rd November 2014
Skylake-S will be Intel's 14nm processor that is set to replace the Core i7 4790 Haswell refresh in Mid-Late 2015. It will require you to upgrade to the new LGA 1151 Socket.
Mark Campbell | 21st October 2014
Buy ONE, get TWO! Two motherboards for the price of one with Gigabyte's upgrade warranty. Have Gigabyte gone mad?
Mark Campbell | 21st October 2014
Intel has decided to delay mass production of its next-generation Broadwell-E CPU to Q1 2016.
Mark Campbell | 18th October 2014
AMD's Zen CPU architecture should be coming in 2016, here is what we know so far.
Mark Campbell | 8th October 2014
Recent rumors now suggest that AMD's Next Generation Carrizo APUs could launch in December of this year.
Mark Campbell | 30th September 2014
AMD today will make the first public demonstration of Apache Hadoop running on an ARM Cortex-A57-based AMD Opteron A-Series processor.
Mark Campbell | 29th September 2014
Socket FM2+ ATX gaming motherboard delivers absolute fun with Gigabit Ethernet, exclusive SupremeFX audio and rock-solid Gamers Guardian components.
Mark Campbell | 26th September 2014
A typical feature for many high end motherboards now is improved Audio components. Now these features are trickling down to even low end boards, which is a great thing to see.
Mark Campbell | 24th September 2014
Intel will make the largest-ever investment by a foreign firm in Israel. The purpose is to build manufacturing capacity for next-generation 10nm chips.
Mark Campbell | 12th September 2014
Roy@AMD has revealed that AMD will be releasing their Quad core Steamroller CPU (not APU!) onto the market next week. We may have a budget performer on our hands.
James Riley | 1st September 2014
We take a look at MSI's top end motherboard on the new X99 platform.
Mark Campbell | 28th August 2014
Now after the X99 Deluxe and the Rampage V leaks we now have the ASUS X99-E WS Workstation Motherboard to have a look at.
Mark Campbell | 27th August 2014
Now for what many of you have all been waiting for, the ASUS Rampage V Extreme has been pictured!
Mark Campbell | 25th August 2014
Thanks to some recent leaks we finally have a first look at one of ASUS's X99 Boards, and my Gosh it is pretty!
Mark Campbell | 24th August 2014
Alongside the launch of AMD's new R9 285 series GPUs, AMD is refreshing it's FX series with higher performing and lower TDP FX variants
Mark Campbell | 23rd August 2014
The X99 MSI XPOWER motherboard has fully leaked online. It looks like it will be in the running for the title of "King of X99 Overclocking".
Mark Campbell | 16th August 2014
Intel X99 Motherboards are now up for preorder, and the prices are here for all of you to see.
Mark Campbell | 15th August 2014
With the high price of Intel's X99 platform, MSI are glad to offer cashback to those who will instead be moving to Intel's less costly Z97 and Z87 platforms.
Mark Campbell | 8th August 2014
The X99 platform is coming, and now Gigabyte has revealed one of their upcoming high end X99 boards.
Mark Campbell | 7th August 2014
ROG's first AMD FM2+ motherboard is equipped with core game-boosting features including Intel Gigabit Ethernet, GameFirst III, LANGuard and many more.
Mark Campbell | 2nd August 2014
AMD have announced that two new CPUs will be released, NOT APUs! One is an 8-core on the AM3+ Socket and the other is a Steamroller based Athlon-K on FM2+. Lets have a look.
Mark Campbell | 1st August 2014
I love the Mini-ITX form factor, the power to size ratio is simply put staggering. Now ASUS have crammed even more features into this already impressive package!
Mark Campbell | 31st July 2014
AMD are releasing lower wattage Kaveri, each of which present a much higher efficiency and larger feature-set than previous generation APUs.
Mark Campbell | 27th July 2014
Nvidia has finally spoken officially about AMD's Mantle API - They say they see no real benefit to it, and will not support it.
Mark Campbell | 27th July 2014
Reports are coming in that the IHS of Intel's upcoming Haswell-E CPUs is Soldered. Haswell-E could be an overclocking beast!