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Gigabyte doubles down on Thunderbolt ports
— 6:00 AM on July 6, 2012

A single Thunderbolt port has an obscene amount of bandwidth: 10Gbps in each direction per channel, with two channels per port. The interconnect standard...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Displays

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Have lousy motherboard fan control? Install SpeedFan
— 11:56 AM on July 3, 2012

As TR's resident fan-control nerd, I've spent far too much time critiquing how motherboards go about adjusting fan speeds in response to system temperatures. ...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling Software

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Purportedly leaked Xbox 720 specs give us a headache
— 11:15 AM on June 18, 2012

The folks at PC Mag claim to have a leaked 56-page document that lays out in some detail Microsoft's plans for its next-gen game...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Motherboard makers say desktop Trinity delayed
— 1:50 PM on June 11, 2012

Computex — As you may be aware, AMD launched its long-awaited Trinity APU last month. Only mobile variants are available to start, and the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

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MSI MPower motherboards extend warranty to overclockers
— 3:46 AM on June 10, 2012

Computex — Enthusiast-oriented Z77 and X79 motherboards could be found all over the Computex exhibition hall. Two of them belonged to MSI's new MPower...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Gigabyte puts server chipset on Sandy Bridge-E motherboard
— 10:45 AM on June 6, 2012

Computex — Despite its breathtaking bandwidth, Intel's X79 platform was somewhat of a disappointment when it launched. The chipset lacked the extra SAS and SATA...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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ASRock doubles down on Thunderbolt ports, cables
— 10:51 AM on June 5, 2012

Computex — While touring ASRock's booth at the Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan this afternoon, we caught a glimpse of a rather interesting Thunderbolt...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Nintendo's WiiU commercial is just . . . I don't know
— 10:00 AM on June 4, 2012

Nintendo has a vision for promoting social interaction via its upcoming WiiU game console, and that vision is, er, well and truly bizarre. Have...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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ECS unveils production Socket FM2 motherboard
— 10:26 AM on June 1, 2012

Last week, we got to gawk at pictures of a prototype Socket FM2 motherboard. Today, we have a special treat: official pictures and details...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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MSI unveils Thunderbolt-equipped Z77 motherboard
— 5:32 PM on May 22, 2012

Hot on the heels of Asus, which unveiled a similar motherboard yesterday, MSI has announced its first Thunderbolt-equipped mobo: the Z77A-GD80. Just...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Via intros $49 Android PC board
— 11:08 AM on May 22, 2012

Android-powered mini PCs seem to be the hip new trend these days. The Raspberry Pi folks deserve a lot of the credit for inciting...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Systems

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Socket FM2 Trinity motherboard pictured
— 6:00 AM on May 22, 2012

Last week, we gave you the lowdown on AMD's new Trinity APUs and their top mobile incarnation: the A10-4600M. Trinity has turned out to...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Thunderbolt onboard two new Asus Z77 boards
— 11:28 AM on May 21, 2012

Adding Thunderbolt support to a desktop PC isn't as easy as dropping in an expansion card. Current Thunderbolt chipsets need to see a motherboard's...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Microsoft renews 'buy a PC, get a free Xbox' promo for students
— 9:40 AM on May 18, 2012

People are always comparing and contrasting PCs and consoles, but of course, the ideal is to have both platforms. For students, doubling up will be...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Release roundup: New coolers and old motherboards
— 5:18 PM on May 17, 2012

With the Computex trade show barely three weeks away, the flow of new releases from Far Eastern hardware makers is starting to slow. Still, a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling

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$99 Xbox 360 Kinect bundle is official
— 6:02 AM on May 8, 2012

Score another point for the rumor mill: last week's reports about a $99 Xbox 360 Kinect bundle were true. The offer went live...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Report: Microsoft to offer $99 Xbox 360 with a subscription
— 6:00 AM on May 3, 2012

Rumor has it that a new Xbox 360 Kinect bundle is on the way—and this one won't cost $300. In fact, The Verge says...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Zotac SuperClock ATX board spotted
— 11:15 AM on April 17, 2012

When touring Zotac's production facility last year, we learned that the Mini-ITX motherboard maker would be returning to the ATX market with enthusiast-class products....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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