Chris Angelini On Tom's Hardware In 2012
Jan 16, 2012 - in Reviews
I just got back from CES 2012. And although I’ve attended a great many Consumer Electronics Shows, Computexes, and Comdexes (never a CeBIT), this year’s show was by far the most intense. It wasn’t that there were tons of really awesome products. In fact,
Patriot: We Built a 40 SSD Drive Crazy Computer
Mar 3, 2010 - in News
Patriot is showcasing the "world's fastest PC" at CeBIT 2010.
MSI Unveils DDR2+DDR3 Combo Motherboard
Mar 7, 2009 - in News
MSi is reaching out to touch the memory lover in every gamer with two very unique motherboards: the 790GX-SD and the P45-8D. What's so special about these boards? Read on...
Asus Shows Off Dual Socket 1366 Motherboard
Mar 6, 2009 - in News
While at CeBIT in Germany, Asus unveiled its new LGA1366-based dual socket motherboard.
Gigabyte Unveils Core i5 Motherboard
Mar 6, 2009 - in News
Core i5 isn't necessarily a new term floating around the Internet, however lately there's been quite a bit of talk about the "Core i7 lite," and now there's a motherboard to support it.
AMD Foundry Spinoff Named GlobalFoundries
Mar 5, 2009 - in News
In October 2008, AMD announced that it’d be ditching the actual fabrication of its chip technology, and will be spinning off its factories to an outside company.
Intel to Start Shipping P55 Motherboards in July
Mar 4, 2009 - in News
Seems as though it may be possible that P55 motherboards compatible with Intel's Core i5 CPUs (Lynnfield) may actually start shipping in July. Ultimately, that's Intel's call.
VIA Unveils Mini-ITX's on Steroids: Em-ITX
Mar 3, 2009 - in News
VIA Technologies announces a new form factor designed for embedded developers named the Em-ITX form factor – 30 percent smaller than Mini-ITX.
ASRock Crams CrossFire and SLI in One Board
Mar 3, 2009 - in News
As if giving Nvidia the middle finger or slapping the graphics company in the face, ASRock managed to make ATI CrossFire cards run on Nvidia SLI motherboards.
The Elitegroup PF88 Extreme: An Athlon 64 or Pentium 4 Motherboard
Apr 27, 2005 - in Reviews
There was plenty to say about the PF88 Extreme when it debuted at CeBIT earlier this year: its capability to accommodate either an Athlon 64 or Pentium 4 and many other features that come with a high-end motherboard. Our tests tell the rest of the story.
Asus A8N-SLI Premium Allows SLI to be Enabled in Software
Mar 23, 2005 - in Reviews
The Premium version of Asus' A8N-SLI motherboard allows you to turn on or off SLI in software, rather than requiring you to open your system case. Will this new feature help alleviate one of the issues that some people have with SLI?
Gigabyte Creates a 915P Motherboard With SLI
Nov 30, 2004 - in Reviews
Finally, somebody did it: Gigabyte sent us a motherboard based on Intel's 915P chipset with two physical x16 PCIe connectors. By merging the ICH6's four x1 PCIe ports into one physical slot, an NVIDIA SLI graphics solution on the Intel architecture is now a reality.
Pentium 4 with Dual DDR: Endurance Test of Seven Motherboards with the Granite Bay Chipset
Feb 3, 2003 - in Reviews
Intel's E7205 chipset (alias Granite Bay) is descended from its E7500 server counterpart and is supposed to speed up the Pentium 4 by means of a dual-channel memory interface. And this workstation chipset really does offer the best performance of any DDR-SDRAM-based product. We rounded up seven of today's boards in our lab for a test of strength.
The First Hammer Board Hits the THG Lab
Oct 17, 2002 - in Reviews
We bring you a first look at details of the board with Socket 754 for ClawHammer. Top secret: new info for manufacturers from VIA, NVIDIA and AMD, as well as an overview of roadmaps.
VIA KT333 Put To The Test: 18 Motherboards Compared
May 9, 2002 - in Reviews
KT333 brings the promise of more speed; with fast DDR333 memory, the AMD Athlon XP speeds up accordingly. New features such as ATA/133 and USB 2.0 complete the picture. And to top it off, two of the boards come with thermal protection.
SiS 645DX - Is This The Best Chipset For The P4?
Mar 11, 2002 - in Reviews
Our previous tests have shown that Rambus holds the performance edge for P4. However, this Wednesday, SiS will announce the SiS 645DX, which supports DDR333 and 133 MHz FSB, at CeBIT. We test eight P4 chipsets and get an exclusive preview of how the 645DX stacks up. Find out if this is the best chipset for the P4.
VIA's DDR-Runner For Athlon - The Apollo KT266 Chipset
Apr 9, 2001 - in Reviews
VIA doesn't like to rush things. The Taiwanese chipset maker always takes a bit longer to provide the latest technologies, especially for AMD processors. Finally VIA is able to provide a SocketA-platform with DDR-support. Now the long expected Apollo KT266 has to stick up against AMD's 760 DDR-platform. Is it a worthy competitor to AMD's product?
Tabula Rasa: Six Boards for the Pentium 4
Mar 21, 2001 - in Reviews
The successor of the i820/Camino and the i840/Carmel chipset is i850/Tehama. We tested six boards for the Pentium 4.
Intels New Blessings for the PC and More ...
Apr 15, 1998 - in Reviews
Intel launches a new chipset called 440BX. It is the first official product in the PC business that offers a system bus of 100 MHz. Intel calls it 'front side bus'
Performance Preview - of Systems with Intel 440BX Chipset
Feb 12, 1998 - in Reviews
What will 100 MHz front bus bring Pentium II Systems?
Review of Socket 7 AGP Boards
Jan 20, 1998 - in Reviews
Five Socket 7 AGP boards, new chipsets, new CPU
100 MHz Motherboard Clock Frequency for Socket 7 - First Results
Jul 21, 1997 - in Reviews
A quick look at Intel's latest road map and AMD's promises at Cebit 97 leave no doubts that the times of 66 MHz system clock frequency