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CPU & Mainboard | 27/07/2016
The MSI Z170A Titanium has a wealth of features to tempt you, and we show you them all.
CPU & Mainboard | 05/07/2016
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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CPU & Mainboard | 18/11/2014
Gigabyte has announced today the new X99M-Gaming 5, a mATX addition to its X99 lineup
CPU & Mainboard | 03/11/2014
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.
CPU & Mainboard | 21/10/2014
Buy ONE, get TWO! Two motherboards for the price of one with Gigabyte's upgrade warranty. Have Gigabyte gone mad?
CPU & Mainboard | 23/06/2016
The MSI Krait was very popular in its Z97 form, and we take a quick look at the Z170A version.
CPU & Mainboard | 22/06/2016
Asus ROG has been with us for a decade now, and to celebrate this feat ASUS have released a special Rampage V.
CPU & Mainboard | 31/05/2016
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 | 18/05/2016
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 | 10/05/2016
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 | 15/04/2016
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 | 21/03/2016
All the performance of an Intel Core i7-6700K for the price of a i5-6600K. Too good to be true?
CPU & Mainboard | 12/02/2016
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 | 05/02/2016
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 | 22/01/2016
A long time coming, we're finally able to bring you our review of the Gigabyte Z170X - Gaming 7.
CPU & Mainboard | 15/01/2016
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 | 08/01/2016
Following on from the amazing customisation offered by the Hero Alpha, the ASUS Maximus VIII Formula takes lighting to a different planet.
CPU & Mainboard | 06/01/2016
ASUS have updated the excellent Maximus VIII Hero, and we take a look at what it has to offer.
CPU & Mainboard | 23/12/2015
We put the BIOS that allows for overclocking of non-K series on Asus boards through its paces.
CPU & Mainboard | 30/11/2015
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 | 06/11/2015
Fancy upgrading to Skylake but you're on a tight budget? Maybe the Intel Core i3's will be just the ticket.
CPU & Mainboard | 29/10/2015
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 | 23/10/2015
The latest top-of-the-line XPOWER motherboard is here, and it doesn't look remotely like you'd expect...
CPU & Mainboard | 18/10/2014
AMD's Zen CPU architecture should be coming in 2016, here is what we know so far.
CPU & Mainboard | 08/10/2014
Recent rumors now suggest that AMD's Next Generation Carrizo APUs could launch in December of this year.
CPU & Mainboard | 30/09/2014
AMD today will make the first public demonstration of Apache Hadoop running on an ARM Cortex-A57-based AMD Opteron A-Series processor.
CPU & Mainboard | 29/09/2014
Socket FM2+ ATX gaming motherboard delivers absolute fun with Gigabit Ethernet, exclusive SupremeFX audio and rock-solid Gamers Guardian components.
CPU & Mainboard | 26/09/2014
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.
CPU & Mainboard | 24/09/2014
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.
CPU & Mainboard | 12/09/2014
[email protected] 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.
CPU & Mainboard | 01/09/2014
We take a look at MSI's top end motherboard on the new X99 platform.
CPU & Mainboard | 28/08/2014
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.
CPU & Mainboard | 27/08/2014
Now for what many of you have all been waiting for, the ASUS Rampage V Extreme has been pictured!
CPU & Mainboard | 25/08/2014
Thanks to some recent leaks we finally have a first look at one of ASUS's X99 Boards, and my Gosh it is pretty!
CPU & Mainboard | 24/08/2014
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
CPU & Mainboard | 23/08/2014
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".
CPU & Mainboard | 16/08/2014
Intel X99 Motherboards are now up for preorder, and the prices are here for all of you to see.
CPU & Mainboard | 15/08/2014
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.
CPU & Mainboard | 08/08/2014
The X99 platform is coming, and now Gigabyte has revealed one of their upcoming high end X99 boards.
CPU & Mainboard | 07/08/2014
ROG's first AMD FM2+ motherboard is equipped with core game-boosting features including Intel Gigabit Ethernet, GameFirst III, LANGuard and many more.
CPU & Mainboard | 02/08/2014
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.
CPU & Mainboard | 01/08/2014
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!
CPU & Mainboard | 31/07/2014
AMD are releasing lower wattage Kaveri, each of which present a much higher efficiency and larger feature-set than previous generation APUs.
CPU & Mainboard | 27/07/2014
Nvidia has finally spoken officially about AMD's Mantle API - They say they see no real benefit to it, and will not support it.
CPU & Mainboard | 27/07/2014
Reports are coming in that the IHS of Intel's upcoming Haswell-E CPUs is Soldered. Haswell-E could be an overclocking beast!
CPU & Mainboard | 25/07/2014
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.
CPU & Mainboard | 18/07/2014
The first specifications of AMD's Next Generation APU have been revealed. What can we expect from this APU?
CPU & Mainboard | 17/07/2014
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?