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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Leaked slides point to eight-core Haswell-E CPUs with quad-channel DDR4 memory
— 11:03 AM on June 17, 2013

According to the latest rumors, Intel's Ivy Bridge-E platform will arrive in the third quarter of this year. Its successor, Haswell-E, is purportedly...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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

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

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

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

MSI teases Z87-GD65 Gaming mobo with onboard Killer NIC
— 4:34 PM on May 28, 2013

We've already gotten a sneak preview of MSI's Z87 MPower mobos, but those aren't the only Haswell-ready boards up MSI's sleeve. The company has...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

MSI lifts the curtain on Z87 MPower motherboards
— 11:34 AM on May 20, 2013

You didn't think MSI was going to sit out this round of Z87 motherboard previews, did you? The firm has revealed its overclocking-oriented

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

Release roundup: Flash drives, Thunderbolt, and an arcade controller
— 5:09 PM on May 16, 2013

This week on the roundup, we've got news about flash drives from Adata, a Thunderbolt-enabled Haswell mobo from ASRock, and an arcade-style fighting game controller...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Input devices

Details leak out on ASRock's 802.11ac Wi-Fi, water-proofing, and Home Cloud features
— 11:48 AM on May 14, 2013

Over the past few weeks, ASRock has released small nuggets of information on the features of its next-generation Haswell motherboards. We know that some...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

Leaked slides expose Haswell's integrated voltage regulator
— 11:18 AM on May 13, 2013

Intel is slowly but surely moving more platform components onto the processor. Over the years, the graphics, PCI Express, and memory controllers traditionally found...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power