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Sapphire shows A75 mobo, passive Radeons
— 10:58 AM on June 4, 2011

Computex — While visiting Sapphire in Taipei this week, we got a quick look at new motherboards based on AMD's 990FX and upcoming A75 chipsets....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Systems

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Shuttle displays two new Mini-ITX barebones
— 5:10 PM on June 2, 2011

The folks at Shuttle have been keeping busy with their work on modular notebooks, but they're not neglecting their bread and butter: barebone PCs....

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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IHS iSuppli: iPad chipped away at PC shipments last quarter
— 3:30 PM on May 25, 2011

Seemingly countering the defiant optimism of folks like Intel CEO Paul Otellini, IHS iSuppli reports that PC shipments took a dive last quarter—a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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HP opts for USB 3.0 over Thunderbolt in desktops
— 9:58 AM on May 17, 2011

Well, that's interesting. Last month, whispers from the rumor mill suggested that PC makers see Intel's Thunderbolt interface as a replacement for USB 3.0,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Input devices

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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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Apple adds Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt to new iMacs
— 11:36 AM on May 3, 2011

As expected, Apple has rolled out an iMac update that brings Intel's Sandy Bridge CPUs to the all-in-one desktop line. Quad-core processors have...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Release roundup: Pre-built PCs, SSDs, and extreme mobos
— 4:13 PM on April 28, 2011

This week in our roundup of miscellaneous product launches and announcements, we've got news from Asus, iBuypower, OCZ, and Origin PC.

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Systems Mobile computing

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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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Intel's Xeon X7560 and Dell's R810 server
— 10:41 AM on April 25, 2011

Intel's eight-core Nehalem-EX processor and Dell's R810 chassis combine to form a new class of 2P server, with huge memory capacity at a lower...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Systems Servers

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Intel's Otellini shows optimism about the PC industry
— 11:28 AM on April 21, 2011

The way Paul Otellini sees things, analysts have got it wrong: the PC industry is booming... just maybe not necessarily in mature markets like North...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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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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