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New Haswell microcode to block overclocking on non-Z87 mobos
— 6:00 AM on July 26, 2013

Officially, Haswell overclocking requires two things: one, a K-series variant of the processor,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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There's still time to enter our MSI mobo and Corsair headset giveaway
— 5:41 PM on July 25, 2013

What, you missed the news about our latest giveaway? Well, worry not—there's...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia

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Enter here to win an MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming mobo and a Corsair Vengeance 2000 headset
— 5:44 PM on July 19, 2013

Yep. Our summer o' giveaways is still in full swing. This time, we've got fresh loot from the nice folks at MSI and Corsair—and all...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia

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Release roundup: Overclockable mobos, pre-built HTPCs, and low-end graphics
— 3:41 PM on July 12, 2013

In this edition of our (usually) weekly look at miscellaneous product releases and announcements, we've gathered news from Biostar, CyberPowerPC, and Sapphire. ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Systems

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ECS enables Haswell overclocking on H87, B85, and H81 chipsets
— 1:28 PM on July 8, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, ASRock announced that it had found a way to enable CPU overclocking on Intel's H87 and B85 chipsets. ...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Winners drawn in Biostar Hi-Fi A85W and AMD A8-6600K giveaway
— 4:11 PM on July 3, 2013

We've drawn three winners in our Biostar and AMD giveaway. Congratulations, Josh Burnham, Mark Davis, and Curtis Brabham. You've each won a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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ASRock's Z87E-ITX Mini-ITX motherboard reviewed
— 3:09 PM on July 2, 2013

With 802.11ac Wi-Fi, DTS-laced integrated audio, and the best firmware fan controls around, ASRock's Z87E-ITX sets a new standard for Mini-ITX motherboards. We put...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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There's still time to enter our Biostar mobo and AMD APU giveaway
— 2:49 PM on June 28, 2013

So, in case you missed the memo, we're giving away three sets...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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ASRock enables CPU overclocking on H87, B85 motherboards
— 9:36 AM on June 27, 2013

Intel places a couple of restrictions on Haswell overclocking. You'll need to pay extra for a K-series processor, for example. Overclocking is also...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Enter here to win a Biostar Hi-Fi A85W mobo and an AMD A8-6600K APU
— 8:51 PM on June 25, 2013

Our great summer o' giveaways continues, this time with loot from the kind folks at Biostar and AMD. Biostar has volunteered three Hi-Fi A85W motherboards,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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ECS Mini-ITX motherboards feature Kabini APUs
— 11:21 AM on June 21, 2013

Almost a month has passed since the release of AMD's Kabini APUs. It's about time we saw some Mini-ITX motherboards featuring the new chips,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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MSI's Z87-GD65 Gaming motherboard reviewed
— 8:51 PM on June 18, 2013

MSI's Z87-GD65 Gaming delivers Creative-enhanced audio and a Killer NIC for just $180. We take a closer look at how it stacks up...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Gigabyte's Z87X-UD3H motherboard reviewed
— 12:29 AM on June 11, 2013

For Haswell, Gigabyte has radically overhauled its motherboard firmware and software. We take a closer look at both in action on the Z87X-UD3H.

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Asus' Z87-PRO motherboard reviewed
— 11:35 AM on June 5, 2013

Haswell is upon us, but you'll need a new motherboard to run Intel's latest CPUs. We take an in-depth look at the Z87-PRO to...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Gigabyte AM3+ motherboard confirms '5GHz FX series processors'
— 10:43 AM on June 5, 2013

Remember the 5GHz AMD "Centurion" processor that was rumored to be in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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20Gbps Thunderbolt gets a name: Thunderbolt 2
— 9:07 AM on June 5, 2013

In April, we learned all about Intel's next-generation Thunderbolt controller, dubbed Falcon Ridge. This controller combines the dual 10Gbps channels of existing Thunderbolt implementations...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays

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Asus ROG Maximus VI Impact brings upgraded audio to Mini-ITX mobos
— 10:45 AM on June 4, 2013

When I met with Asus in April to get an early look at its Haswell motherboards, I was briefly pulled into a separate meeting...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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AMD roadmap suggests Kaveri APUs will use new FM2+ socket
— 11:15 AM on May 31, 2013

An updated AMD roadmap spotted by ComputerBase suggests that next-gen Kaveri APUs will use a new socket. One of the slides (PDF)...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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