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Mushkin Redline DDR4 3000MHz 16GB (4x4GB) Quad Channel Memory Kit Review

Introduction The Mushkin Redline series is engineered to provide magnificent reliability and low latency while utilizing impressive memory speeds well beyond the DDR4 standard. Each Mushkin kit undergoes a rigorous testing procedure to reduce the possibility…

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ASRock Announces the X99M-Killer USB 3.1 Socket LGA2011v3 Motherboard

ASRock has just announced its latest socket LGA2011v3 motherboard addition, the X99M-Killer USB 3.1, tailored specifically for Intel’s Core i7 Haswell-E processors. It comes in a micro-ATX form factor, featuring two 10 Gb/s USB 3.1 ports…

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ASRock X99 Haswell-E Mini-ITX Motherboard at CeBIT 2015

This is easily one of the greatest bits of technology we’ve seen this year, Haswell-E support on a Mini-ITX motherboard! That means all the ultra high-end performance you would associate with the new processors, suitable for…

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ASRock to Launch mini-ITX Haswell-E X99E-ITX/ac at CeBIT

ASRock is launching its first X99 plus mini-ITX motherboard, the X99E-ITX/ac, at computer expo CeBIT later this month. The Haswell-E-based board is small yet powerful, but sacrifices have been made in the name of size: it…

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Trouble and Confusion with Intel’s X99 Chipset and SATA Ports

There has been a lot of confusion the past couple of weeks where it first was thought that Intel had pulled back the latest RSTe drivers, but in fact the were just listed wrong as they’re not…

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ASRock X99 Extreme6 (LGA 2011-3) Motherboard Review

Introduction and Closer Look During Intel’s X99 launch in early September one motherboard vendor was noticeably absent from the scene – ASRock. While we’re not sure as to the exact reason for ASRock’s delayed entry, they…

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PC Specialist Vortex 440 System Review

Introduction It has been an exciting few months for PC enthusiasts. We’ve seen the arrival of Intel’s new flagship Haswell-E CPUs, high-performance DDR4 memory and Nvidia’s Maxwell GTX 980. Those three things combined have the potential to produce…

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ASRock X99 Extreme11 Motherboard Revealed

The drive for extreme performance is never-ending and the Haswell-E X99 hardware is no exception. ASRock already have some very impressive X99 motherboards on the market, but that hasn’t stopped them from revealing the world’s most…

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Gigabyte X99 UD4 (LGA 2011-3) Motherboard Review

Introduction, Specifications and Packaging A short while ago we took Gigabyte’s X99 Gaming 5 motherboard to our test bench for a review. As the name suggests that particular motherboard was targeted at Gamers with its feature…

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Asus X99-E WS Workstation Motherboard Announced

Asus have revealed the X99-E WS, their latest Compact Electronics Bay (CEB) workstation motherboard. The board features the new Intel X99 chipset and comes loaded with features that will make it a popular choice with professional and…

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Alienware Area 51 Gaming PC Sports Very Unique Chassis Design

I’m not a fan of what Alienware do, to my mind they’re the Bose of the computer world, selling massively overpriced products that are more show than go, especially when compared to the newer system integrators…

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Intel Core i7 5960X “Haswell-E” Processor Review Featuring The Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5

Introduction & What’s New?   The Intel Core i7 5960X, codename Haswell-E, is probably 2014’s worst kept secret. As I am writing this review the full specifications, pricing and pictures of just about every X99 board…

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Exclusive: Gigabyte GA-X99-UD5 WiFi Motherboard Revealed

We have managed to get our hands on an exclusive picture of Gigabyte’s upcoming GA-X99-UD5 WiFi motherboard, pictured above. This motherboard will be part of Gigabyte’s Ultra Durable line for X99 meaning it has the black…

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Gigabyte X99-UD7 Flagship Is Revealed

Gigabyte’s flagship overclocking board, the X99 SOC-Force, has already been revealed and looks like an absolute treat for overclockers and enthusiasts. What about for users who aren’t so focused on overclocking and want a more rounded…

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ASUS Goes White & Black – X99 DELUXE Is Revealed

An image of an upcoming ASUS X99 motherboard has been leaked into the public domain just ahead of the X99 platform launch that is speculated to be on August 29th. The image is of the ASUS…

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ASRock Reveal X99 Professional “Fatal1ty” Haswell-E Motherboard

Just yesterday ASRock’s beastly X99 OC Formula motherboard was unveiled and now it’s the turn of their Professional motherboard. The ASRock X99 Professional board is part of ASRock’s Fatal1ty series of motherboards designed for gamers. The funny…

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Intel’s Core i7 5960X Gets Priced At Retailer – Eyewateringly Expensive

We always knew Haswell-E wasn’t going to be cheap. If Intel’s six core i7 4960X was priced at $1000 on launch, then how much more would an eight core i7 5960X cost? According to the latest…

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ASRock’s X99 OC Formula Finally Gets Pictured

Anandtech have managed to nab themselves some exclusive pictures of ASRock’s flagship X99 overclocking series motherboard. The first standout thing is the design: the black and yellow colour scheme is very brave but I think it…

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EVGA Preparing Micro-ATX X99 Motherboard

EVGA may be a fairly small player when it comes to motherboards but they are never one to miss the launch of a high-end Intel platform, at the end of the day its enthusiasts that make…

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MSI X99S MPower Motherboard Gets Pictured

If the MSI X99S XPower AC motherboard is a little too expensive and feature packed for your liking then MSI will also be offering another OC series board that is a few notches down. THE X99S…

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ASRock Claim X99 OC Formula Offers 1300W of CPU Power Capability

ASRock is preparing to go all out for extreme Haswell-E overclocking with their X99 OC Formula motherboard. According to an image they posted up on their Facebook page the OC Formula X99 motherboard will boast a…

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MSI X99S Gaming 7 And X99S SLI Plus Motherboards Spotted

The run-up to the launch of Intel’s X99 Haswell-E platform continues and this time it is more MSI motherboards on the menu for a bit of pre-NDA showing off. We’ve already seen the MSI X99S XPOWER…

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Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5 Motherboard Pictured in Detail

Many companies have teased and presented us with their new X99 motherboards and DDR4 memory kits the past weeks, and with the impending release of Intel’s newest platform on the 29th, but this time we get…

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ASRock X99 WS LGA2011 Motherboard Revealed

There are just two weeks left until Haswell-E and the Intel X99 chipset becomes available and already there is a nice selection of motherboard products creeping up ready for launch day. One of the latest is…

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Intel Core i7 “Haswell-E” and X99 Motherboards Launch Dates Revealed

The final release date for the upcoming Intel Core i7 HEDT (High-End Desktop) processors, which go by the codename Haswell-E. The new chips will also launch along side the new Intel X99 Express chipset, and we…

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MSI Tease Their Upcoming X99S Gaming 9 AC Motherboard

MSI are one of the top motherboard manufacturers around, so imagine my excitement when they decided to show off a teaser for their next-gen motherboard. The new board comes with support for the flagship socket LGA…

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ADATA Ready DDR4 2133MHz Premier Series Memory For X99

The first major consumer platform to support DDR4 memory will be Intel’s Haswell-E with the X99 chipset and LGA2011-3 socket. According to the most recent rumours Intel’s X99 is expected as soon as September 14th, but…