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Release roundup: Cases, cooling, and solid-state caching
— 5:18 PM on January 5, 2012

We're kind of in limbo this week as far as new hardware releases are concerned. The holidays are just behind us, and the Consumer Electronics...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Storage

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MSI outs ultra-high-end X79 motherboard
— 11:01 AM on January 4, 2012

When Intel launched its Sandy Bridge-E processors and accompanying X79 chipset, MSI didn't have an ultra-high-end board ready to show off. At...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Leaked pictures tease Ivy Bridge motherboard
— 11:06 AM on January 3, 2012

Heard of motherboard maker Wibtek? Yeah, me neither. The Chinese firm has popped up on our radar because pictures of one of its...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Overheating fix released for Gigabyte X79 mobos
— 11:18 AM on December 29, 2011

Gigabyte has cranked out UEFI updates for four of its motherboards based on Intel's X79 Express chipset, and it's urging users to upgrade. According...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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MSI X79 and GTX 580 giveaway: we have our winners
— 6:20 PM on December 8, 2011

The next step in our MSI Thanksgiving giveaway has begun. We've just selected our three winners in a random draw from the pool of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards

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Release roundup: Cases, power, cooling, and SO-DIMMs
— 3:01 PM on December 2, 2011

We've got a packed roundup this week. No fewer than three announcements from NZXT have hit our inbox, and we have news from Cooler Master,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Cooling Memory

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Don't forget to enter our MSI giveaway
— 2:22 PM on November 30, 2011

While some of you were plotting an early escape for the Thanksgiving holiday last week, we put together a rather enticing giveaway with a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards

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Fan controllers square off in nine-way comparison
— 10:48 AM on November 30, 2011

For years, we've bemoaned the state of motherboard-based fan speed controls. There are alternatives to letting a motherboard's firmware manage system cooling, though. ...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Cyber Monday spawns more deals
— 10:52 AM on November 28, 2011

Despite offering Black Friday sales last week, some retailers have put together a selection of deals for Cyber Monday. Newegg's Cyber Monday sale is...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Cooling Storage Gaming

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We're thanks-giving away an MSI X79 mobo and GTX 580 video card
— 5:39 PM on November 23, 2011

'Tis the season of giving. In that spirit, we're following up our Anomaly: Warzone Earth giveaway with another, even grander contest. This time, three...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards

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Sandy Bridge-E CPUs, motherboards already selling at Newegg
— 12:35 PM on November 16, 2011

Just two days after Intel lifted the lid on Sandy Bridge-E, CPUs are already in stock at Newegg. The flagship Core i7-3960X is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Hard-drive shortages impact motherboard shipments
— 9:59 AM on November 14, 2011

Unless you've been living under a rock these past few weeks, you know the flooding in Thailand has caused hard-drive prices to go through...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Sandy Bridge-E motherboards from Asus, Gigabyte, Intel, and MSI
— 2:02 AM on November 14, 2011

If you want to get in on Intel's new Sandy Bridge-E CPU, you'll need an LGA2011 motherboard. We've gathered four examples from Asus, Gigabyte,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Report: Next-gen Bulldozer chipsets due next year
— 11:16 AM on November 8, 2011

As advanced as AMD's Bulldozer architecture may be, the accompanying chipsets are relatively pedestrian. Much of the blame lies with the SB850 south-bridge component,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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MSI teases X79 motherboard family
— 6:00 AM on November 8, 2011

As Intel's Sandy Bridge-E processors draw nearer, companies are eagerly sending out snapshots of their matching X79 motherboards. After Asus and ASRock, we've...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Gigabyte shows off '3D' UEFI implementation
— 10:59 AM on November 4, 2011

Gigabyte has famously dragged its feet in transitioning its motherboard firmware from old-school BIOSes to next-generation UEFIs. What has the motherboard maker been working...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Release roundup: Multi-display madness and LGA2011 brackets
— 5:36 PM on November 3, 2011

Beside what we've featured in our regular coverage, this week hasn't been particularly eventful. A few announcements from Shuttle, Silicon Power, and Thermaltake still slipped...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Systems

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Poll: What's the best premium upgrade?
— 12:29 PM on November 3, 2011

When upgrading their PCs, most enthusiasts seem to focus on swapping in faster CPUs and graphics cards. The CPU has the biggest impact on...

Poll Question: • Best premium upgrade:

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cooling Displays Input devices

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