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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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ASUS X99 Motherboard Launch Coverage

Introduction & The Boards The run-up to the launch of Intel’s new X99 chipset has been very similar to that of Z97 in that nothing has been kept a secret. Everything about the new chipset, the…

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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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Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 “Ivy Bridge-EP” Processor Review

Introduction When it comes to x86 processors of pure unadulterated power Intel’s high-end Xeon platforms are the only way to go. Intel’s “EP” (Efficient Performance) SKUs are often some of the most impressive processors that come to…

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LGA 2011 Stock Cooler Gets An Upgrade: Is The Core i7 5960X Going To Run Hotter?

Intel’s stock coolers may typically end up in most enthusiast’s bin, but for a lot of people they come in handy. Generally speaking they can deal with the CPU easily at stock, run quietly and are…

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Intel 18 Core and 36 Thread “Xeon E5-2699 V3” CPU Spotted And Tested

Everyone knows that Intel’s Xeon processors offer a crazy level of CPU performance: the current flagship part, the E5-2697 V2, has a whopping 16 cores and 32 threads. With Haswell-EP, that’s the next generation of Xeon…

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Enermax’s LIQMAX 120S Liquid CPU Cooler Series Announced

ENERMAX announced a new LIQMAX 120S series composed of the ELC-LM120S-HP and ELC-LM120S-TAA, which features a patented Shunt-Channel-Technology to improve thermal conductivity, a unique 3D extruded cold-plate structure designed for better stability and rapid heat conductivity.…

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Gigabyte G1.Assassin 3 Motherboard Detailed

Legit Reviews have managed to get a hands-on with Gigabyte’s G1.Assassin 3 at the Intel Developer Forum 2013 event. This new X79 chipset LGA 2011 socket motherboard is revamped for Ivy Bridge-E and is built on the…

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G.Skill Expands RipjawsZ DDR3 Range With 15 New Kits

G.Skill have revealed fifteen new quad channel memory kits designed specifically for use with Intel’s new Ivy Bridge-E processors on the X79 platform. These kits are available in 1866MHz to 2933MHz frequencies. They all use voltages…

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ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition Motherboard Revealed

With the launch of Ivy Bridge-E comes a new high performance motherboard from ASUS. The ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition is not to be confused as the Rampage IV Extreme painted black because this is a…

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MSI Announces X79 BIOS Updates For Ivy Bridge-E

MSI has just announced that all its X79 motherboards are now ready for Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E processors. Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E retains the same socket and chipset as Sandy Bridge-E so users can just drop the new…

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ASUS Reveal X79 Deluxe LGA 2011 Ivy Bridge-E Ready Motherboard

The TechReport has revealed ASUS’ brand new X79 motherboard the ASUS X79 Deluxe. This motherboard was launched alongside the Intel Ivy Bridge-E launch and uses the same LGA 2011 socket and X79 chipset. It will support…

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Intel Core i7 4960X Extreme Edition Processor Review

Introduction   Ever since Intel released Ivy Bridge to the LGA 1155 platform, LGA 2011 owners were wondering when they would see High End Desktop (HEDT) processors based on the 22nm Ivy Bridge architecture. Up until…

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ASUS Rolls Out More Ivy Bridge-E BIOS Updates For LGA 2011 Motherboards

Around 3-4 weeks ago ASUS released a wave of BIOS updates believed to add Ivy Bridge-E support to LGA 2011 socket and X79 chipset motherboards. Today ASUS has rolled out another set of updates believed to…

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Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 CPU Cooler Review

It has been a long time coming, but finally the king has graced us with its presence! The Noctua NH-D14 was released back on November 2nd 2009 and it has been the benchmark for high performance…

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Ivy Bridge-E A Native 6 Core, Not Cut Down 8 Core Like Sandy Bridge-E

According to some information from VR-Zone Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E platform will be quite different to Sandy Bridge-E. The Ivy Bridge-E CPUs will be native 6 core dies as opposed to cut down 8 core dies like…

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Core i7 Ivy Bridge-E Pricing Is Revealed, Slightly Cheaper Than Expected

If you are interested in getting a Ivy Bridge-E CPU when they come out later this year, expected September, then you may be pleased to know pricing details have surfaced from VR-Zone. The first “entry” model,…

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ASUS Introduces Ivy Bridge-E BIOS Updates For X79

With Intel’s next generation High End Desktop (HEDT) platform CPUs just around the corner, Ivy Bridge-E that is, ASUS have been rolling out a wave of BIOS updates to prepare their current X79 motherboards for the…

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Ivy Bridge-E Will Arrive By September 11th

According to Hermitage Akihabara, via TechPowerUp, Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E processors will arrive in just under 2 months on September 11th. These new processors will succeed the Sandy Bridge-E line up but will work on the same…

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Intel Core i7 4960X Previewed

Tom’s Hardware are at it once again with their Intel Core i7 4960X preview coming out way before the Intel NDA. While media publications line up to complain to Intel over this blatant violation of industry rules, for…

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Core i7 Ivy Bridge-E CPUs Will Arrive In Second Week Of September

Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E CPUs may still be unreleased but that hasn’t stopped them being in the news quite a lot. According to a report by VR-ZoneTh Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E CPUs will be hitting the market for…

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ASUS P9X79-E WS LGA 2011 Motherboard Gets Launched

The ASUS WorkStation (WS) series of motherboards have taken off in popularity recently as they offer consumer platforms (such as LGA 1155/2011 with Z77/X79) but with workstation features and reliability. ASUS’ latest motherboard is no exception…

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Intel’s Desktop Roadmap Reveals New Ivy Bridge-E And Haswell Parts

CPU World have managed to confirm some leaks of Intel’s roadmap made quite a while ago by Asder00 Italy Blogspot. These leaks essentially reveal to us some details on Ivy Bridge-E, that is the next revision of the…

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Rumour: Intel’s Haswell-E Platform To Bring DDR4 Support and 8 Cores

The guys over at VR-Zone have a long tradition of getting leaks about new Intel platforms quite early and they have published news of Intel’s new Haswell-E platform before we’ve even seen its predecessor Ivy Bridge-E.…

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Computex: EVGA Reveal X79 Dark Motherboard

We actually heard rumours of an EVGA X79 “Dark” motherboard quick a while back, in fact well before CES 2013 and we actually saw the product in prototype at CES 2013, now it has finally materialised…

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Ivy Bridge-E i7 4960X Roughly 10% Faster Than Sandy Bridge-E i7 3970X

We haven’t really seen much in the way of Ivy Bridge-E performance but given the roughly 5-10% leap in performance we saw between Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge we can probably expect to see something similar…

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Intel’s Haswell-E To Bring DDR4 Support And Arrive In Late 2014

A new roadmap of Intel products has been leaked and it shows details on the distant future release of the Intel HEDT Haswell-E platform. Apparently the new Haswell-E “Lituya Bay” platform, which will succeed the yet-to-be-released…