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AMD's SB800-series fan speed controller exposed
— 11:00 AM on October 26, 2010

We've long bemoaned the sorry state of BIOS-level fan speed controls, but AMD's SB800-series south bridge chips have a lot to offer on that...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Cooling

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A cautionary tale
— 10:04 AM on October 7, 2010

Boy, Tuesday was a rough day. Walked into my office in the morning expecting to get some testing done, only to discover that my...

Type: Blog post Tags: Motherboards

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Asus' Rampage III Gene and Sabertooth X58 motherboards
— 11:10 AM on October 4, 2010

Asus' latest X58 boards have very distinct personalities. We take a closer look to see if either matches yours.

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Latest Republic of Gamers motherboard has Lucid Hydra chip
— 11:38 AM on October 1, 2010

Have you ever thought that Asus' high-end Republic of Gamers motherboards weren't quite... extreme enough? If so, you're in luck, because the company has...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Texas Instruments USB 3.0 controller has four ports
— 10:45 AM on September 30, 2010

Add Texas Instruments to the growing list of companies developing USB 3.0 controllers. SemiAccurate caught a glimpse of several SuperSpeed devices during IDF,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Biostar preemptively shows off P67 motherboard
— 6:00 AM on September 29, 2010

Perhaps Biostar is hoping to cash in on the fresh, post-IDF buzz surrounding Sandy Bridge, or maybe it's just ensuring everyone knows what to expect...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Gigabyte's H55 Mini-ITX mobo squeezes into the Silverstone SG07 case
— 12:07 AM on September 20, 2010

Join us as we build a shoebox-sized gaming rig to test the latest Mini-ITX components from Gigabyte and Silverstone.

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Cases

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MSI's Master Overclocking Arena Grand Final
— 6:48 PM on September 17, 2010

Only one event this month combined extreme overclocking and Star Wars stormtroopers doin' the hustle in Taiwan's capital city. We were there.

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards

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PCI Express 3.0 base spec to be ready by November
— 10:30 AM on September 15, 2010

Now that newer PCs are rocking PCI Express 2.0 slots, it's time for an upgrade, don't you think? EE Times reports that PCI-SIG will...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Gigabyte dresses up Sandy Bridge in gold, blue
— 11:04 PM on September 13, 2010

IDF —Motherboard makers have, of course, been prepping for Intel's next-gen Sandy Bridge processors for some time now, and the folks at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

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Report: High-end MSI graphics cards and motherboards to be ruggedized
— 1:42 PM on September 13, 2010

In a report regarding MSI's August revenues, DigiTimes has revealed that the company plans to introduce "ruggedized" motherboards and graphics cards. No additional...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards

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Poll: How important is USB 3.0?
— 1:38 PM on September 8, 2010

After making its debut on high-end motherboards, USB 3.0 is quickly trickling down to more affordable boards and making its way into notebooks. It's...

Poll Question: • USB 3.0 is...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Mobile computing

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Metro 2033 and MSI Big Bang winners... claim your prizes!
— 1:43 PM on September 7, 2010

Good news, everyone. We've drawn the seven winners from last month's Metro 2033 and MSI Big Bang Xpower giveaway. Let's start with our grand prize...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Gaming

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USB 3.0 controllers from ASMedia, Via, and Eton still not certified
— 11:00 AM on September 7, 2010

Perhaps no PC interface is in more dire need of an upgrade than USB. USB 3.0 has come to the rescue, but it's thus...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Report: Next Intel reference mobo to have USB 3.0
— 9:22 AM on September 7, 2010

Recent stories have suggested that Intel might not release a chipset with built-in USB 3.0 support until 2012. That may be so, but according...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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A few hours remain in our Metro 2033 and Big Bang Xpower giveaway
— 11:10 AM on September 2, 2010

Almost a week has passed since we kicked off our latest contest, in which we're giving our loyal readers a chance to win one...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Gaming The Tech Report

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Release roundup: Golden PSUs, a big honkin' laptop, and Mini-ITX goodness
— 5:56 PM on August 26, 2010

This week in our release roundup, we have news from Corsair, Eurocom, XFX, and Zotac:

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Mobile computing

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Win one of six Metro 2033 copies or an MSI Big Bang mobo
— 2:00 PM on August 26, 2010

Hot on the heels of our last two giveaways, in which we distributed a motherlode of game licenses and some shiny hardware, we're...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Gaming The Tech Report

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