Tag: socket

Review: Intel Core i7-3970X 
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Review: Intel Core i7-3970X

Intel’s fastest Extreme Edition CPU to date shows just how irrelevant the Socket 2011 platform has become.
PCs: another Ivy Bridge board spotted 
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PCs: another Ivy Bridge board spotted

Intel's new chip Ivy Bridge isn't expected to arrive till sometime around April, but new motherboards have already been spotted.
Socket 2011-fest: GIGABYTE's UD3 and UD5 X79 motherboards 
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Socket 2011-fest: GIGABYTE's UD3 and UD5 X79 motherboards

Gallery: Here's the last of the GIGABYTE X79 boards we spotted on a recent jaunt to Taiwan - the UD5 and UD3 mobos.
Gigabyte's G1.Assassin.2 X79 gaming motherboard 
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Gigabyte's G1.Assassin.2 X79 gaming motherboard

Gigabyte has revamped its G1 motherboard design just in time for this X79 based version, the G1.Assassin.2
Reviewed: Intel Socket 1155 Sandy Bridge CPUs 
REVIEW

Reviewed: Intel Socket 1155 Sandy Bridge CPUs

Sandy Bridge processors are the champions of the market, but there’s a price to be paid for that performance
State of the CPU: AMD and Intel sockets and upgrade options compared 
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State of the CPU: AMD and Intel sockets and upgrade options compared

The current range of sockets and CPU combinations from Intel and AMD poses some interesting choices. We've surveyed the current landscape to come up with this guide to the best mainstream chipset/socket combinations for your PC
LGA-1156 socket to have a short life 
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LGA-1156 socket to have a short life

Intel's newest socket may only get a year in the spotlight.
AMD Barcelona 
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AMD Barcelona

We test AMD’s first quad-core processor for both speed and power efficiency
Gigabyte GA-N680SLI-DQ6 
REVIEW

Gigabyte GA-N680SLI-DQ6

There's no kill quite like overkill.
AMD AM2 motherboard roundup 
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AMD AM2 motherboard roundup

Upgrade to an AM2 Athlon 64 system now

First look: ASUS KFN32-D SLI 
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First look: ASUS KFN32-D SLI

Remember the days of the dual Athlon MP? Things are about to get crazy again.
AMD Sempron 3100+ 
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AMD Sempron 3100+

John Gillooly becomes a Sempron fiend.

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