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Controller round-up seeks fastest USB 3.0 solution
— 10:44 AM on August 24, 2011

USB 3.0 was a long time coming, and it finally seems to be taking hold. Blue SuperSpeed ports can be found on a range...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Storage

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Gigabyte X79 board lends credence to cut-down chipset rumors
— 11:14 AM on August 11, 2011

Despite everyone at Computex talking about Intel's upcoming Sandy Bridge E processors arriving in the August/September timeframe alongside X79 motherboards, the rumor mill has

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Report: 7-series Intel chipsets may arrive in March
— 9:53 AM on July 13, 2011

DigiTimes' sources buried deep in the motherboard industry are talking again. This time, it's about Intel's upcoming 7-series chipsets for Ivy Bridge processors....

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

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Llano motherboards from Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI
— 11:54 PM on June 29, 2011

AMD's Llano APU arrives on the desktop with an FM1 socket that requires a new motherboard. We've assembled three candidates from Asus, Gigabyte,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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PCI-SIG to concoct an alternative to Thunderbolt
— 9:32 AM on June 23, 2011

As if the fight for supremacy between Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 weren't bad enough, it now looks like a third contestant might enter the ring....

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

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X79, Llano motherboards break cover at Computex
— 9:38 AM on May 31, 2011

Computex — Intel's X58 chipset is in dire need of an upgrade, and we caught a glimpse of what that will look like while visiting...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Bulldozer mobos from Asus and MSI: Sabertooth 990FX & 990FXA-GD80
— 10:57 PM on May 30, 2011

Bulldozer-based Zambezi CPUs are coming, but motherboard makers can't be bothered to wait. We take a detailed look at a pair of Bulldozer...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Virtu d-Mode puts discrete GPUs first, QuickSync second
— 12:48 PM on May 16, 2011

When we took a closer look at Lucid's GPU virtualization tech in our Z68 review last week, we tested Virtu in its default configuration,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets

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Z68 Express motherboards from Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI
— 2:01 AM on May 11, 2011

Intel's Z68 Express has finally arrived. Join us as we explore the chipset's QuickSync transcoding support, accompanying GPU virtualization, new Smart Response SSD...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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It's official: Nvidia will license SLI for next-gen AMD mobos
— 11:36 AM on April 28, 2011

The rumors were true. Nvidia confirmed on its blog this morning that SLI support is finally coming to motherboards with AMD chipsets. That's been...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Poll: Rawest tech deal?
— 12:07 PM on April 20, 2011

Sometimes, life gives you a raw deal. Other times, the tech industry is the one handing out crappy cards. Crysis 2's $60 asking...

Poll Question: • Rawest deal:

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Gaming Personal tech

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Report: Intel to release Z68 chipset in early May
— 6:00 AM on April 20, 2011

As we saw yesterday, a Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD7-B3 motherboard based on Intel's Z68 chipset has already been found in the wild in Taiwan. That's all...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Gigabyte Z68 board pops up in Taiwan
— 12:40 PM on April 19, 2011

Giving credence to rumors that Intel's Z68 chipset will be launching soon, Gigabyte's Z68X-UD7-B3 has reportedly gone on sale in Taiwan. The

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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USB 3.0, Thunderbolt are 'complementary,' says Intel
— 9:32 AM on April 14, 2011

We already know AMD will offer USB 3.0 support in the chipsets that accompany its Llano processors later this year. What about Intel? According...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Storage

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USB-IF announces SuperSpeed certification of AMD chipsets
— 4:40 PM on April 12, 2011

In case the rumors weren't enough for you, the USB Implementers Forum has made it official: two upcoming AMD "Fusion controller hubs" have...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

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Report: SLI support coming to AMD's 990-series chipsets
— 11:16 AM on March 31, 2011

Remember when running a couple of GeForces in SLI mode required the use of an Nvidia nForce chipset? Things may have changed in the Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Leaked slides detail X79 Express chipset
— 6:00 AM on March 31, 2011

Chinese website it.com.cn has posted a couple of official-looking Intel slides detailing an upcoming replacement for the X58 Express chipset. Due in the...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

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Leaked slide teases PCIe 3.0 for Ivy Bridge
— 11:48 AM on March 28, 2011

The good folks at SemiAccurate have come across an interesting slide revealing details about Intel's upcoming Ivy Bridge processor and its accompanying Panther Point...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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