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CPU & Mainboard | 12th October 2011
The Bulldozer CPUs are finally here and we're looking at the top of the range eight-core FX8150. Worth the wait?
CPU & Mainboard | 28th September 2011
With the Gen3 technologies starting to appear on motherboards, we take a look at the GD65 from MSI.
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Mark Campbell | 18th November 2014
Gigabyte has announced today the new X99M-Gaming 5, a mATX addition to its X99 lineup
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?
CPU & Mainboard | 17th August 2011
Today we're taking a look at the follow-up to the very popular X58 Assassin Motherboard, the Z68 G1.Sniper 2.
CPU & Mainboard | 1st August 2011
At last, we are proud to present to you our verdict on AMD's latest APU platform.
CPU & Mainboard | 22nd July 2011
Today we take a look at the UD3 version of the Gigabyte Z68 line of motherboards. How does it stack up?
CPU & Mainboard | 19th July 2011
Fancy entering the LGA1155 world on a budget? Perhaps the latest Biostar board is just the ticket.
CPU & Mainboard | 8th July 2011
Today we're taking a look at the latest ITX board from Zotac, based around the Z68 chipset. Is it a pocket powerhouse?
CPU & Mainboard | 29th June 2011
Today we take a look at the ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z. Does it live up to the Maximus name?
CPU & Mainboard | 27th June 2011
Today we have something different at OC3D, a review of the dedicated overclocking board from Gigabyte, and starring 20KG of DICE.
CPU & Mainboard | 16th June 2011
We take a look at a very simple kit from Swiftech thats bursting with high quality parts. How does it perform on the OC3D test rig?
CPU & Mainboard | 31st May 2011
Today we take a look at the latest AMD AM3 motherboard based upon the 990FX Chipset, the ASUS Crosshair V Formula.
CPU & Mainboard | 25th May 2011
Today we take a look at a motherboard from Foxconn, the P67 Rattler. How does it stack up against the competition?
CPU & Mainboard | 12th May 2011
Following our earlier preview, let's take a full look at the latest motherboard from Gigabyte, the Z68X UD5 B3.
CPU & Mainboard | 10th May 2011
The latest chipset for LGA1155 processors is upon us. Prior to our full review at the end of the week, here is a quick preview.
CPU & Mainboard | 21st April 2011
We take a first look at what could be the best hardcore overclocking motherboard on the planet...
CPU & Mainboard | 8th April 2011
Today we take a look at the sequel to one of the finest motherboards we've tested. Does the switch to P67 keep the Sabertooth at the top?
CPU & Mainboard | 28th March 2011
Today we're taking a look at the latest high-end motherboard from MSI, the Big Bang Marshal. How does it perform?
CPU & Mainboard | 23rd March 2011
When we first reviewed the Maximus IV it was prior to the well documented P67 problems. ASUS are back with the B3 revision, so we had to take a fresh look.
CPU & Mainboard | 28th February 2011
Today we look at possibly the last hurrah for the LGA1366 socket, the Intel 990X. Did you win the lottery this weekend? This is for you.
CPU & Mainboard | 21st February 2011
It's been a while since we've seen a new X58 motherboard, and Gigabyte have just solved that with one of the highest spec models we've ever seen. The Assassin.
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!
Mark Campbell | 25th July 2014
Some tech sites are reporting on the possibility of a 12-core APU with the leak of some AMD PR material. Here is what the PR truly means.
Mark Campbell | 18th July 2014
The first specifications of AMD's Next Generation APU have been revealed. What can we expect from this APU?
Mark Campbell | 17th July 2014
Everything has been quiet on the AMD CPU front for a while. Now AMD are teasing a Core Evolution, Is AMD ready for the big leagues again?