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Leaked Slide details Intel's Lynx Point Chipset
Feb 16, 2012 - in News
With Haswell set to release in 2013, we continue to learn more about Intel's new platform with leaked information on the Lynx Point chipset.
Intel Haswell iGPU to support DirectX 11.1, OpenGL 3.2
Feb 14, 2012 - in News
Intel Haswell's iGPU set to support DirectX 11.1, OpenGL 3.2 and OpenCL 1.2
Leaked Slide Shows Intel Haswell Set for March-June 2013
Feb 10, 2012 - in News
Intel's tick-tock approach looks to be in full swing with Ivy Bridge in 2012 and Haswell planned for 2013.
Intel Adds Seven New Sandy Bridge Processors
Jan 30, 2012 - in News
Intel has quietly added seven new Sandy Bridge processors in the i5 and Celeron M series.
Intel's Creates New Protection Plan Just for Overclockers
Jan 19, 2012 - in News
Intel has announce its Performance Tuning Protection Plan for a worry free overclocking experience.
The Winners of Our Asus X79 System Design Challenge
Jan 5, 2012 - in News
Build the coolest system to win.
Report: Intel to launch Ivy Bridge on April 8
Dec 28, 2011 - in News
Information about Intel's Ivy Bridge launch appears to have leaked out of Taiwan.
Intel Thunderbolt Coming to Windows PCs in April
Dec 27, 2011 - in News
Thunderbolt could become much more available in April as Intel is apparently working with first-tier vendors to integrate the interface in their systems.
System Builder Marathon, Dec. 2011: System Value Compared
Dec 22, 2011 - in Reviews
A 20% budget boost for this quarter’s machines gave every builder room to fix former foibles, yet only the cheapest system showed big performance gains. What effect will those big and small changes have on price-per-performance proficiency?
System Builder Marathon, Dec. 2011: $600 Gaming PC
Dec 20, 2011 - in Reviews
You've already seen our first two System Builder Marathon configurations, both of which are more expensive than last quarter's. Our entry-level build costs a bit more too, but we think it's a much more capable collection of parts.
Intel's Ivy Bridge CPU Prices to be Similar to Sandy Bridge
Dec 20, 2011 - in News
We get an early price listing for Intel's Ivy Bridge processors, and compared them to similar current generation Sandy Bridge processors.
System Builder Marathon, Dec. 2011: $2400 Performance PC
Dec 18, 2011 - in Reviews
Lessons learned over the past two quarters have helped us build one of our fastest PCs yet. But is it really worth the extra $400 over the previous high-end System Builder Marathon PC? The benchmarks will answer that question.
Win an Intel Core i7-3930K + X79 + SSD System Kit
Dec 17, 2011 - in News
Here's your chance to win one of our favorite processors.
Trouble May be Ahead for Intel Medfield's Fight Against ARM
Dec 16, 2011 - in News
2012 is generally seen as a do-or-die year for Intel as far as its smartphone and tablet play is concerned.
Intel Phases Out 19 Core-i3, i5, i7 and Pentium CPUs
Dec 9, 2011 - in News
Intel has notified its partners to prepare for a significant change in desktop processor supply in 2012, which clears the company's product portfolio to accommodate the Sandy Bridge-E processors as well as the upcoming 22 nm product generation.
Intel Patents Redundant Cores In a Many-Core Processor
Dec 8, 2011 - in News
Intel has just been granted a patent that claims the rights to the concept of using initially inactive processing cores to replace failing cores.
Intel Currently Testing 14 nm Tri-Gate Transistors
Dec 7, 2011 - in News
In an interview with Nordic Hardware, Pat Bliemer, the Managing Director of Intel Northern Europe, discusses where Intel will go after the release of the 22 nanometer process.
Intel Has Android ICS Running on Smartphones, Tablets
Dec 5, 2011 - in News
Intel has reportedly Android 4 up and running on its Medfield platform.
More Details on Ivy Bridge Models "S" and "T" Emerge
Dec 2, 2011 - in News
Leaked details point to possible "T" and "S" models of Ivy Bridge CPUs.
Intel's Ivy Bridge vs. Sandy Bridge Benchmarks Leaked
Dec 1, 2011 - in News
We get an early glimpse of the potential of the upcoming Ivy Bridge CPUs through initial benchmarks.
Is Intel Going to Kill its Celeron Processor Brand?
Nov 28, 2011 - in News
There are some rumors that Intel could be phasing out the Celeron brand for low-end processors.
The First Intel Ivy Bridge CPU Clock Speeds and More
Nov 28, 2011 - in News
Intel's Ivy Bridge specifications and release windows for Q2 2012 and beyond.
Report: Intel Scheduling 22 nm Ivy Bridge for April 2012
Nov 26, 2011 - in News
Following a report that AMD is scrapping the production of its 28 nm processor at GlobalFoundries, there is a note that Intel may also be delaying at least some of its 22 nm processors due to manufacturing hiccups.
More Details on Intel's Ivy Bridge and Maho Bay Leaked
Nov 22, 2011 - in News
Recently, more information on the upcoming Ivy Bridge processor and Maho Bay platform has been leaked providing further details on the new platform coming in 2012.
Intel Outs DX79SI Extreme Series Motherboard Details
Nov 2, 2011 - in News
Intel has published details about its DX79SI Extreme Series Sandy Bridge-E motherboard on its website a bit earlier than anyone expected.
Intel Releases Core i7-2700K Processor
Oct 24, 2011 - in News
Intel has updated its processor price list once again, this time to add the already leaked Core i7-2700K and to reflect the lowered price tag of the Core i3-2120 and of the Pentium G850 and G630.
Ivy Bridge to Have a Maximum TDP of 77 Watts
Oct 18, 2011 - in News
Based on information leaked from Chiphell, the new Ivy Bridge processors will have a maximum of 77 watts TDP (thermal design power), which is down from 95 watts for the current Sandy Bridge.
Intel to Bundle Liquid Cooler with Sandy Bridge-E CPUs
Oct 12, 2011 - in News
Intel has confirmed that they will be bundling a sealed liquid cooling system with its next-generation Core i7-3000 series (Sandy Bridge-E) CPUs.
Building A Liquid-Cooled MicroATX Gaming Monster
Oct 4, 2011 - in Reviews
You don't need a massive case to cram in tons of computing muscle. With a little help from a few manufacturers, our excessively-overclocked GeForce GTX 580 SLI build is small enough to sit atop most desks (and smoke our $2000 SBM machine).
System Builder Marathon, Sept. 2011: System Value Compared
Sep 25, 2011 - in Reviews
Big changes to a few components radically alter the performance profile of every machine in this quarter's competition. We’ve already seen how these changes affect the value of each machine, but how will they compare to each other?