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16 AMD Athlon 860K Black Edition CPU Review

AMD Athlon 860K Black Edition CPU Review

CPU & Mainboard | 21st October 2014

If you want a budget gaming system, does AMD's budget oriented Athlon CPU cut the mustard?

4 MSI X99S Gaming 7 Review

MSI X99S Gaming 7 Review

CPU & Mainboard | 15th September 2014

Today we're taking a look at the latest Haswell-E motherboard courtesy of the MSI Gaming range. How does it stack up?

30 ASUS X99 ROG Rampage V Extreme Review

ASUS X99 ROG Rampage V Extreme Review

CPU & Mainboard | 29th August 2014

With a new flagship chipset we get a new flagship ASUS motherboard. Welcome to the OC3D Rampage V Extreme review.

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2 Intel Xeon is coming to laptops this fall

Intel Xeon is coming to laptops this fall

Mark Campbell | 10th August 2015

This fall Intel will be bringing their Xeon CPUs to Notebooks for the first time. Prepare your ECC memory.

22 Skylake delidding, Does it improve Thermals?

Skylake delidding, Does it improve Thermals?

Mark Campbell | 10th August 2015

Japanese Publication PC Watch has delidded Skylake, revealing a tiny CPU die and improving thermals dramatically.

6 Intel Skylake Box Pictured, K-CPUs will not come with CPU coolers

Intel Skylake Box Pictured, K-CPUs will not come with CPU coolers

Mark Campbell | 3rd August 2015

Intel Skylake's Retail packaging has been pictured, showing that K-series CPUs will not come with stock coolers.

7 Asus Z170 Motherboards to Feature Custom Color LEDs

Asus Z170 Motherboards to Feature Custom Color LEDs

Mark Campbell | 3rd August 2015

It looks like ASUS' Maximus VIII Hero will have custom colour LED's.

44 Intel i7 5960X Review with ASUS X99 Deluxe

Intel i7 5960X Review with ASUS X99 Deluxe

CPU & Mainboard | 29th August 2014

The next generation of premium Intel CPU and Chipsets are upon us, in the form of the 8 Core Haswell-E i7-5960X, on the ASUS X99 Deluxe motherboard.

13 ASUS ROG Maximus VII Gene Review

ASUS ROG Maximus VII Gene Review

CPU & Mainboard | 8th August 2014

Are you in the mood for a Z97 motherboard and all the goodness it has to offer, but require a more compact form-factor? Enter the Gene.

6 Asus H97 Pro Gamer Motherboard

Asus H97 Pro Gamer Motherboard

CPU & Mainboard | 5th August 2014

We show off Asus' latest H97 Gaming motherboard that comes with a ton of features at a low price.

9 MSI Z97 Gaming 9 Motherboard Review

MSI Z97 Gaming 9 Motherboard Review

CPU & Mainboard | 5th August 2014

Time for a look at the highest of the MSI Gaming models on the Z97 chipset, the Gaming 9.

41 ASUS ROG Maximus VII Formula Review

ASUS ROG Maximus VII Formula Review

CPU & Mainboard | 30th July 2014

The wait is finally over and you can stop asking us. Today we release our full review of the Maximus VII Formula.

25 Intel Pentium G3258 20th Anniversary Review with Asus ROG Z97 Ranger

Intel Pentium G3258 20th Anniversary Review with Asus ROG Z97 Ranger

CPU & Mainboard | 4th July 2014

If you want a cheap gaming system, or an inexpensive overclocking tool, the latest Pentium could be just the thing.

18 Gigabyte Z97X SOC Force Motherboard Review

Gigabyte Z97X SOC Force Motherboard Review

CPU & Mainboard | 26th June 2014

If you're in the mood to put your overclocking hat on, then Gigabyte might have the answer to your prayers with the Z97X SOC Force motherboard.

15 Club3D R9 290 Royal Ace Review

Club3D R9 290 Royal Ace Review

CPU & Mainboard | 20th June 2014

Today we're looking at a tri-fan card from Club3D, the Royal Ace R9 290.

32 Intel i7 4790K Devils Canyon CPU Review

Intel i7 4790K Devils Canyon CPU Review

CPU & Mainboard | 13th June 2014

Finally the new CPUs are here to go with the Z97 motherboards. We take a look at the range topping i7-4790K.

0 MSI Z97 Gaming 5 Motherboard Review

MSI Z97 Gaming 5 Motherboard Review

CPU & Mainboard | 3rd June 2014

The MSI Gaming is back, and today we're taking a look at the middle model in the Z97 range, the Gaming 5.

16 Gigabyte Z97X G1 Gaming 5 Motherboard Review

Gigabyte Z97X G1 Gaming 5 Motherboard Review

CPU & Mainboard | 19th May 2014

Today we're reviewing the first of the Gigabyte Z97X motherboards, the Gaming 5. How does it stack up?

22 ASUS Maximus VII Hero Review

ASUS Maximus VII Hero Review

CPU & Mainboard | 12th May 2014

The first of the Z97 ROG boards is the Maximus VII Hero. An affordable Z97 option with all the ROG bells and whistles. How does it perform?

12 MSI Z97 MPOWER MAX AC Review

MSI Z97 MPOWER MAX AC Review

CPU & Mainboard | 11th May 2014

That collection of capitals must mean a new MSI motherboard, and today we look at the Z97 MPOWER MAX AC.

15 ASUS Z97A Motherboard Review

ASUS Z97A Motherboard Review

CPU & Mainboard | 11th May 2014

The first of our multi-part Z97 reviews is the ASUS Z97A. A motherboard with far more than the price tag would indicate.

7 AMD Kaveri A10-7850K & A10-7700K Review

AMD Kaveri A10-7850K & A10-7700K Review

CPU & Mainboard | 3rd April 2014

We take a look at AMD's latest range of APUs - the A10-7850K, and the A10-7700K!

19 Intel Xeon 2697 V2 24 Core 48 Thread Madness Review

Intel Xeon 2697 V2 24 Core 48 Thread Madness Review

CPU & Mainboard | 31st January 2014

Today we return to the dual-Xeon test rig that has proven so popular. How well do the new 12 Core 24 thread 2697 V2 beasts do when doubled up?

1 MSI Z87i Gaming ITX Motherboard Review

MSI Z87i Gaming ITX Motherboard Review

CPU & Mainboard | 17th December 2013

The MSI Gaming range is one of our favourites, but has the ITX sized MSI Z87I Gaming still got the chops?

5 Gigabyte G1.Sniper Z87 Review

Gigabyte G1.Sniper Z87 Review

CPU & Mainboard | 9th December 2013

The latest in the growing range of G1.Sniper motherboards is on the Z87 chipset, and much cheaper than you could possibly imagine.

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5 ASUS announces the X99-M WS

ASUS announces the X99-M WS

Mark Campbell | 2nd August 2015

Today ASUS announced the X99-M WS, bringing workstation features to a compact microATX motherboard that's perfect for powerful small-form-factor builds.

1 Corsair Is Skylake Ready

Corsair Is Skylake Ready

Mark Campbell | 31st July 2015

Corsair has told us that all of their Corsair Hydro Series CPU coolers, power supplies, and memory lines are validated and ready for next generation Intel Skylake CPUs.

4 Intel Skylake i3 and Pentium CPUs rumoured to launch in September

Intel Skylake i3 and Pentium CPUs rumoured to launch in September

Daan van Monsjou | 31st July 2015

Skylake i3 and Pentium CPUs will launch at the end of September, after all other Skylake CPUs are available.

1 EVGA Announces the X99 Micro2 Motherboard

EVGA Announces the X99 Micro2 Motherboard

Mark Campbell | 31st July 2015

The EVGA X99 Micro2 takes all the great features from the EVGA X99 Micro motherboard, and upgrades it with USB 3.1 Type-C, improved layout and refreshed look.

9 MSI Z170 XPOWER Gaming Titanium Edition

MSI Z170 XPOWER Gaming Titanium Edition

Mark Campbell | 29th July 2015

Meet the MSI Z170 XPOWER Gaming Titanium Edition, MSI's flagship motherboard which is designed from the ground up for heavy overclocking.

8 Intel Skylake CPUs may be in short supply at launch

Intel Skylake CPUs may be in short supply at launch

Mark Campbell | 28th July 2015

Intel Skylake CPUs may be in short supply at launch says Swedish Retailer.

11 ASUS May be using a "OC Socket" Z170 Motherboards

ASUS May be using a "OC Socket" Z170 Motherboards

Mark Campbell | 28th July 2015

Rumor has it that ASUS will be using a special "OC Socket on their Z170 Skylake motherboards, which is said to improve power delivery and overclockabilty of LGA 1151 CPUs.

5 Skylake Slides Leak, Showing Massive Performance Boost

Skylake Slides Leak, Showing Massive Performance Boost

Mark Campbell | 24th July 2015

Slides for Intel's Skylake CPUs have leaked, showing a massive performance boost. 10-20% CPU boost and a 50% Gain in Graphics over Broadwell.

34 ASUS ROG Z170 Lineup Revealed

ASUS ROG Z170 Lineup Revealed

Mark Campbell | 24th July 2015

ASUS' ROG Z170 Lineup has been revealed, showing a more stealthy colour scheme and tonne of new features.

1 Qualcomm to lay off 15 percent of its workforce

Qualcomm to lay off 15 percent of its workforce

Mark Campbell | 23rd July 2015

Qualcomm plans to lay off 15 percent of its workforce as part of a major company restructure.

4 Gigabyte Z170-SOC Force Motherboard pictured

Gigabyte Z170-SOC Force Motherboard pictured

Mark Campbell | 22nd July 2015

Gigabyte's Z170-SOC Force motherboard has been pictured. Thank god it not red.

20 Skylake Sample Reported to Hit 5.2GHz on Air Cooling

Skylake Sample Reported to Hit 5.2GHz on Air Cooling

Mark Campbell | 21st July 2015

An Intel Skylake CPU has been reported to Hit 5.2GHz on Air Cooling at 1.35v. Has the Overclocking Golden Age returned?

16 AMD have taped out their first 14nm FinFET Products

AMD have taped out their first 14nm FinFET Products

Mark Campbell | 17th July 2015

AMD have taped out their first 14nm FinFET Products. Will Zen come within a year?

2 GlobalFoundries 14nm Yields on Track

GlobalFoundries 14nm Yields on Track

Mark Campbell | 17th July 2015

GlobalFoundries say that their 14nm yields are on track and are "on par with [their] partner Samsung".

1 EU opens Antitrust Investigations Against Qualcomm

EU opens Antitrust Investigations Against Qualcomm

Mark Campbell | 16th July 2015

The European Commission has opened two formal antitrust investigations into Qualcomm.

4 Intel to Bring back FIVR after Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs

Intel to Bring back FIVR after Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs

Mark Campbell | 13th July 2015

Intel are reported to be bring back Fully integrated Voltage regulator (FIVR) after their Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs.

17 MSI Unleashes the X99A GODLIKE Gaming Motherboard

MSI Unleashes the X99A GODLIKE Gaming Motherboard

Mark Campbell | 8th July 2015

MSI announces the most powerful X99 gaming solution, the X99A GODLIKE GAMING motherboard.

15 Gigabyte Shows off Z170 Motherboards

Gigabyte Shows off Z170 Motherboards

Mark Campbell | 7th July 2015

Gigabyte has shown off their whole lineup of Z170 Motherboards. What do you think of their new designs?

12 AMD Updates Second Quarter Outlook

AMD Updates Second Quarter Outlook

Mark Campbell | 7th July 2015

AMD has Updated their Second Quarter Outlook, expecting revenue to be decreased.

2 Intel Announces Leadership Changes

Intel Announces Leadership Changes

Mark Campbell | 3rd July 2015

Today Intel Corporation's CEO, Brian Krzanich, announced a series of leadership and organizational changes in a message to employees.

4 China will invest $100 billion in chipmakers

China will invest $100 billion in chipmakers

Daan van Monsjou | 1st July 2015

According to analysts, China will invest $100 billion in Chinese chipmakers, including Semiconductor Manufacturing International and Spreadtrum Communications.

2 IBM Gets Green Light to Sell it's Microelectronics Division to GlobalFoundries

IBM Gets Green Light to Sell it's Microelectronics Division to GlobalFoundries

Mark Campbell | 1st July 2015

IBM has received a Green Light to offload it's Microelectronics division to GlobalFoundries.

18 Microsoft may be interested in buying AMD

Microsoft may be interested in buying AMD

Mark Campbell | 30th June 2015

Microsoft may be interested in buying AMD. But would a Microsoft owned AMD be good for the Industry?

20 Gigabyte Green is Back!

Gigabyte Green is Back!

Mark Campbell | 26th June 2015

Gigabyte Green is Back! Meet the Gigabyte X97X-Game-Plus. These will be in short supply, so Pre-order now while you can.

8 Intel Kaby Lake to Replace Skylake next year

Intel Kaby Lake to Replace Skylake next year

Mark Campbell | 24th June 2015

It looks like Intel is going to replace Skylake with "Kaby Lake" CPUs next year. It will use the same 14nm process and have a max TDP of 91W

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