Posts Tagged INTEL

Intel Says Companies Should Update Their Outdated PCs

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Over the course of the last few years, we have watched the PC market shipment numbers drop every quarter. This is mostly due to the large number of mobile device sales taking the place of desktop PC sales. Many stores minimized the desktop offerings in favor of more stylish mobile items like tablets. Well, Intel analysis says this is coming …

The Intel Core i7-4790K “Devil’s Canyon” Processor Reviewed

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Haswell’s successor is code named “Devil’s Canyon” and it’s here for us to check out today. And it turns out that the LGA 1150 socketed processor is compatible with both Z87 and Z97 motherboards which is great news for all enthusiasts. In short, Devil’s Canyon has two major revisions, which include a better thermal interface underneath the aluminum cap and …

Intel Z97 Motherboard Round Up – GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-UD5H, MSI Z97 Gaming 7, ASUS Z97 Sabertooth MKI, ASRock Fatal1ty Z97 Killer

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The computer DIY market is an interesting paradox these days. The Intel 9 Series “Broadwell” chipset motherboards released, while Z87 boards seemingly start hitting their prime with solid BIOS and software updates. In fact, there are still quite a few excellent Z87 boards on the shelves. But it makes sense since the Z97 chipset isn’t really a major leap forward, …

SSD Prices Are About to Plummet, Get Out Your Credit Cards

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Have you been thinking about upgrading your system to include an SSD or three? You just might need to pull the trigger soon, because it sounds like SSD prices are about to get a heck of a lot more competitive. Are you ready for a deal you can’t refuse?

The word that’s making it’s way around the Internet is that …

Pentium Anniversary Edition Overclockable on ASUS Motherboards

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Remember the name “Pentium”? The flagship brand from Intel was synonymous with computer processors for a number of years. While the Core architecture has long since replaced it, the Pentium name still rears its head from time to time. Unfortunately that’s only been in the budget side of Intel’s line of CPUs. Today’s release isn’t exclusively about the Pentium name …

COMPUTEX 2014 – ZOTAC Brings Four Silent ZBOX Mini-PCs

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I hope you didn’t think it was just the standard sized ZBOXes that would be updated at Computex. ZOTAC actually brought even more to the party this year including some silent but deadly mini-PC models to add to the series. The new ZBOX C-Series has a lot of nice goodies beyond all the extras we are going to need.

The …

COMPUTEX 2014 – MSI Shows Off New Flagship Motherboard and Other Goodies

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As expected of COMPUTEX 2014, MSI remembered to bring everything in their product warehouse for a night on the town. There is a lot of goodies including new laptops, new server equipment, new motherboards, Lightning edition AMD graphics cards and more. Lets look at some of the highlights for DIY enthusiast and gamers, shall we?

Lets start with the award-winning …

be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 CPU Cooler Review

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In the quest for higher performance and higher overclocks, processors keep heating up our cases, and hardware manufacturers are always looking for new methods to keeping their products cool. And, with motherboard partners helping enthusiasts overclock so easily today, companies like be quiet! have their work seriously cut out for them. Their previous Dark Rock Pro and Pro 2 CPU …

Meet HEXA, the New Compact Performance Computer System from iBUYPOWER

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I always like to see new announcements for compact computer systems. In this day and age, unless you are doing something involving graphics or large amounts of number crunching, a modern compact computer will fill most of your needs. They just keep getting smaller and more powerful too, as is the case with the HEXA. This new compact performance computer …