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Asus' Xonar DG and Xense sound cards
— 11:22 PM on November 21, 2010

Do you really need a discrete sound card? Simple question, and we've taken a look at Asus' new Xonar Xense and DG sound cards to...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Multimedia

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PCI Express 3.0 base spec gets released
— 9:38 AM on November 19, 2010

Get ready for 16GB/s PCI Express x16 slots! PCI-SIG says it has released the PCI Express 3.0 base specification, allowing members to grab...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Asus details Sandy Bridge motherboard lineup
— 11:49 PM on November 14, 2010

Early last week I had a look at Asus' 6-series motherboards. Keep reading to see what the world's biggest mobo maker has in store...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Nvidia and Intel to settle chipset licensing lawsuit?
— 7:11 PM on November 12, 2010

No one is suggesting that Intel and Nvidia are going to be BFFs anytime soon, but a posting today over at SemiAccurate indicates there's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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A closer look at AMD's Brazos platform
— 11:01 PM on November 8, 2010

Last week, I flew down to AMD's Austin campus for enchiladas and some hands-on time with the Brazos platform, which will hit ultraportables, netbooks,...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets

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Gigabyte struts its Sandy Bridge mobos
— 6:00 AM on November 8, 2010

Apparently, Intel has some more of those CPU doohickeys coming out early next year, and motherboard makers are eagerly teasing their matching products. We already...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Swedes get sneak peek at Asus mobo with UEFI
— 3:43 PM on November 3, 2010

For all the strides PCs make toward greater speed and sophistication, hitting that delete key after startup always feels like stepping back in time. The...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Report: Next, next-gen Intel chipsets to offer USB 3.0 support
— 9:17 AM on November 1, 2010

Rumor has it that select desktop and notebook chipsets for AMD's upcoming Llano platform will offer native support for USB 3.0. SuperSpeed support...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

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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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Report: USB 3.0 support coming to Llano platform
— 11:19 AM on October 14, 2010

AMD's upcoming Fusion APUs combine CPU and GPU components on a single die. That's an impressive feat of consolidation, but one that still requires...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

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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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Settlement site for Nvidia class-action suit appears
— 2:49 PM on September 30, 2010

If one of your notebooks is misbehaving or kicked the bucket because of the whole Nvidia bumpgate debacle, you might be entitled to compensation,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets Mobile computing

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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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