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QNAP NAS’ Now Also Support Kodi Entertainment Center

It is great to see more and more NAS vendors perform the switch to the new Kodi and QNAP has done so too. Kodi was previously known as XBMC, but it got a rename and revamp…

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Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 32GB 1866MHz Quad Channel DDR3 Memory Kit Review

Introduction With the arrival of DDR4 it might be easy to forget that DDR3 is still the most popular memory choice for desktop PC platforms of mainstream and high-end varieties. Today we are taking a look at a…

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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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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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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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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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ASUS Breaks GTX Titan World Records

We always see the big graphics card and motherboard vendors (ASUS, MSI, Gigabyte, EVGA, etc) trying to get one over on each other when it comes to breaking world records. The idea is by showing everyone…

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ASUS Republic of Gamers Rampage IV Extreme Black Spotted

With motherboard manufacturers producing colour schemes of motherboards that they have never before, and being generally more experimental than in the past, it should come as no surprise that ASUS is planning a release of a…

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ASRock Fatal1ty X79 Champion (X79) Motherboard Review

When in the market for a motherboard, most users who have decided on Intel for their processor are left with a big choice, do they go X79 or Z77? Well it comes down really to your…

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Intel Ivy Bridge-E LGA 2011 Platform Detailed

Intel’s Haswell, LGA 1150, platform is expected to hit the market in June 2013 and by then the mainstream platform will be two generations ahead of Intel’s High End Desktop (HEDT) platform which is still stuck…