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CPU & Mainboard | 11th December 2009
Biostar bring us their latest micro-ATX board based upon the 785 chipset.
CPU & Mainboard | 30th November 2009
Overclockers UK believe that they have the solution to the concerns of non-overclockers. Let's take a look
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Bryan Waters | 23rd December 2014
Tis the season to be jolly, unless you own a Gigabyte motherboard then it's the season to pore over it with a magnifying glass.
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.
CPU & Mainboard | 11th November 2009
As AMD face ever increasing pressure from rival Intel, what does their latest incremental improvement have to offer? Let's find out
CPU & Mainboard | 9th November 2009
Size is not everything according to Asus as they present their latest motherboard based on the P55 chipset - the P7P55 mATX motherboard. See how it gets on inside...
CPU & Mainboard | 3rd November 2009
AMDs Athlon II 620 X4 is the cheapest quad core available. Have they released an i5 beater? Read on to find out ...
CPU & Mainboard | 26th October 2009
The never ending battle of Intel and AMD has landed on OC3D soil. Who shall win this time round...?
CPU & Mainboard | 21st September 2009
P55 Motherboards are starting to appear and for our first review of a retail board we have MSI's flagship motherboard, the extreme performance P55-GD80. See how it performs inside...
CPU & Mainboard | 17th September 2009
Is an updated southbridge and a sprinkle of copper sufficient to see the successful return of the AMD 770 Northbridge? Let's find out...
CPU & Mainboard | 8th September 2009
i7 for socket 1156? How can this be? More importantly, how does it perform? With the NDA now lifted we can reveal Intels new 8 series range topper. Find out how it gets on in our latest review...
CPU & Mainboard | 8th September 2009
We can finally reveal the performance of Intel's latest CPU. Find out how it performs as we pitch it against both i7 and AM3 based setups on an Asus P7P55D EVO motherboard...
CPU & Mainboard | 29th August 2009
In June of this year, AMD launched it's budget/mainstream line of processors named Athlon II. Today we checkout the top-end X2 250 model.
CPU & Mainboard | 17th August 2009
With a 200MHz speed increase, can AMD's latest Phenom II CPU offer anything more than its predecessors?
CPU & Mainboard | 14th August 2009
In todays economic climate, shelling out over £300 for a motherboard may seem like madness but EVGA have a product that may sway your opinion - May I present you with the X58 3x Classified...
CPU & Mainboard | 4th August 2009
With AMD's AM3 processors now available quite cheaply we take a look at the Asus M4A785TD-V EVO with the integrated AMD 785G chipset
CPU & Mainboard | 29th July 2009
They say that size doesn't matter, It's what you do with it that counts. But will ASUS's latest mATX motherboard - the Maximus II GENE hit all the right spots? Read on to find out..
CPU & Mainboard | 26th July 2009
Have AMD made up any ground on Intel since we last checked them out? Find out as we pitch two AM3 motherboards against each other. You might be surprised!
CPU & Mainboard | 22nd July 2009
They say that the best things come in small packages, but does this rule also apply to PC components? Join us as we review the Zotac ION 330 ITX platform.
CPU & Mainboard | 8th June 2009
The DK series of DFI boards offer value for money yet bundles of performance. Can the X58 varient of the DK series follow suit or have DFI stripped too many goodies from the Ultra?
CPU & Mainboard | 5th May 2009
Budget does not always mean a comprimise on performance. Gigabyte's entry level X58 motherboard might just throw up a few surprises in our latest motherboard review...
CPU & Mainboard | 27th April 2009
The best things come in small packages so they say. DFI's mATX motherboard is the latest X58 mainboard to arrive at OC3D for analysis. See how it performs in our latest review...
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?
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.