MSI Calls Out Gigabyte for "Not True PCIe 3.0"
Sep 8, 2011 - in News
MSI calls out Gigabyte on its claims of having 40 PCIe Gen3 ready motherboards and wants to set the story straight.
Asus Releases E45M1-M PRO with an AMD E-450 APU
Sep 7, 2011 - in News
The new Asus E45M1-M PRO micro-ATX motherboard features an AMD E-450 dual-core APU.
Six A75-Based Motherboards For AMD’s A8 And A6 APUs
Aug 16, 2011 - in Reviews
Advanced on-board graphics put AMD’s Llano-based APU far ahead of Intel’s Sandy Bridge architecture, at least when it comes to 3D apps. But you’ll still need a new motherboard to support the Socket FM1 platform. Today we test six affordable contenders.
SATA-IO Reveals SATA Express, µSSD Interfaces
Aug 10, 2011 - in News
SATA Express will take the PCIe route while SATA μSSD will allow SATA to be delivered using a single ball grid array package.
Gigabyte Re-Arms G1.Killer Series with Z68 Chipset
Aug 6, 2011 - in News
GIGABYTE's cool gun-themed motherboard series now has a version sporting Intel's Z68 chipset.
Extreme Computing: Using Diamond Circuits
Aug 5, 2011 - in News
Engineers at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, stated that they created transistors and logical gates using nanodiamond films. The benefit? More performance potential, especially in extreme environments.
Tom's Hardware Launches in Denmark
Aug 3, 2011 - in News
A hardware enthusiast site for Danes.
Why Apple Can Produce Tablets for Less Money
Aug 2, 2011 - in News
IHS released a report that describes some of the reasons why Apple has critical advantages in designing the iPad and why it may be able to keep those advantages in the foreseeable time.
ASRock Teams With Fatal1ty For AMD MoBo
Jul 16, 2011 - in News
ASRock and Fatal1ty teamed up to offer a gaming motherboard based on AMD's new 990FX chipset.
From $100 To $160: Five Z68-Based Boards, Compared
Jul 10, 2011 - in Reviews
Value-oriented system builders celebrate new-found performance and features as Intel continues pushing its mainstream platform towards the high-end. Today, we draw a line in the sand and consider five motherboards priced between $100 and $160.
The Brazos Round-Up: Eight AMD E-350-Based Motherboards
Jul 3, 2011 - in Reviews
AMD’s Brazos platform, driven by the Zacate APU, offers a lot of performance per watt. It comes up short on features, though. Eight manufacturers try to change that perception by adding slots, controllers, and even overclocking in a couple of cases.
Japan Chip Supply Chain Fully Recovered by Q3
Jun 30, 2011 - in News
While the disastrous earthquake in Japan will remain in our memory for years to come, it appears that businesses in Japan have made astonishing progress to bring back their production.
PCIe 3.0 is Here; PCIe 4.0 Already in the Works
Jun 28, 2011 - in News
Tons more bandwidth for future applications.
Nvidia Intros Beta Driver Supporting SLI on AMD 900 Series
Jun 22, 2011 - in News
Although SLI-certified AMD motherboards have been available for some time, Nvidia just released a set of beta drivers to unlock the requested feature.
Tom's Hardware Visits Intel's Motherboard Team
Jun 17, 2011 - in Reviews
We first covered Intel's Hawthorn Farm campus two years ago. A return visit with a video camera gives us the opportunity to film inside and ask some new questions about the company's efforts to design more enthusiast-oriented motherboards.
SPONSORED BY Intel - Intel Inside, Including the Motherboard?
Jun 13, 2011 - in Reviews
The market is brimming with motherboard options, and businesses of all sizes face the unenviable task of trying to decide which vendor to place at the heart of their productivity desktops.
Apple Has Become The World's Largest Chip Buyer
Jun 9, 2011 - in News
No other company buys more semiconductors than Apple.
2 PCs In 1: CUPP Showcases ARM For Notebooks
Jun 3, 2011 - in News
CUPP Computing has come up with an idea how to dramatically increase the time available for web surfing time on a PC.
Overclock Your Motherboard With Your Phone
Jun 1, 2011 - in News
What will they think of next?
Creative Reveals Multi-Core Sound Processor
May 31, 2011 - in News
Creative is launching a sound and voice hardware accelerator for the desktop and mobile markets.
Gigabyte Sticks 20GB SLC SSD On Z68 Mobo
May 31, 2011 - in News
It's not often that the ubiquitous motherboard gets considerable attention.
The 990FX Chipset Arrives: AMD And SLI Rise Again
May 30, 2011 - in Reviews
AMD is laying the foundation for its Socket AM3+, Bulldozer-based Zambezi processors with the 990FX chipset, functionally identical to 890FX. The big news is that motherboard vendors are licensing SLI again, and we want to compare performance to Intel.
Chip Industry Grew By 11-Percent in Q1, 2011
May 24, 2011 - in News
The global chip industry grew its revenues by about 11% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2011.
Super-Size Me: Gigabyte's G1.Assassin In An XL-ATX Monster
May 22, 2011 - in Picture Story
When it comes to PC form factors, they don't get much larger than XL-ATX. Just how large is Gigabyte's new super-sized G1.Assassin motherboard? Follow along as we walk you through our custom build (with four graphics cards, lots of memory, and an SSD).
Z68 Express Roundup: Three Motherboards Do Battle Around $200
May 15, 2011 - in Reviews
Intel reserved its most feature-rich LGA 1155 platform for (or four?) months past the launch of its Sandy Bridge-based processors, but was it worth the wait? We compare three upper-mainstream Z68 examples to a top-quality P67 predecessor to find out.
The Intel Z68 Express Review: A Real Enthusiast Chipset
May 11, 2011 - in Reviews
Back when Sandy Bridge launched (before the Cougar Point bug delayed Intel's platforms), we were already recommending that enthusiasts hold off on P67 and H67 in favor of Z68 Express. Was this enthusiast-oriented platform worth a four-month wait?
Tiny USB-Sized PC Offers 1080p HDMI Output
May 6, 2011 - in News
A game designer has created a USB Stick-sized PC to help bring technology to children and third-world countries.
SLI Arrives on AMD 9-Series Motherboards
Apr 28, 2011 - in News
Nvidia is licensing its SLI technology for AMD 990FX, 990X and 970 chipsets.
High-End P67 Express: Five $200-250 Motherboards
Apr 25, 2011 - in Reviews
With mainstream boards based on Intel's P67 Express chipset now priced well beyond $150, we reached into the $200-250 range to see what kinds of enhancements high-end buyers could expect just ahead of the anticipated Z68 Express launch.
Intel Ivy Bridge Getting USB 3.0, Thunderbolt
Apr 15, 2011 - in News
No additional chips needed... next year.