Articles tagged Sandy Bridge E,LGA2011,Waimea Bay,LGA 2011,Sandy Bridge-EP
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
MSI X79A-GD65 (8D): Almost Ideal LGA 2011 Mainboard.
This is a mainboard with good accessories bundle, convenient layout, efficient cooling system, wide functionality and low power consumption. It is really close to becoming a leader as soon as some minor issues are successfully resolved.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Asus Sabertooth X79 Mainboard Review.
A mainboard with rich accessories bundle, convenient layout, extensive functionality and 5-year warranty cannot be bad by definition. However, it is only a few small steps away from being named an absolute ideal.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
ASRock X79 Extreme6/GB = LGA 2011 Mainboard + PCI-E x1 Card.
Today we are going to talk about not the very top, but also not the very junior model from ASRock. However, we can’t call it mainstream either. It is a very feature-rich mainboard that tends to be closer to the flagship models. The “GB” letters in the model name are an abbreviation from “Game Blaster” – a complex expansion card that combines the functionality of a network and sound card.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3: Advanced Entry-Level LGA 2011 Mainboard.
This is a junior model in the line-up, but with a full feature set and unique peculiarities. Moreover, in some aspects it is even superior to some of the higher-end models, and its functionality is extended with a number of additional onboard controllers.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
ASRock Fatal1ty X79 Professional: Special LGA 2011 Mainboard for Gamers and Enthusiasts.
Fatal1ty mainboard series revived by ASRock offers extended functionality compared with the common models. So, what is so special about ASRock Fatal1ty X79 Professional and what are its unique distinguishing features?
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Asus Rampage IV Formula – Best Mainboard for LGA 2011 CPU Overclocking.
This new mainboard from Asus belongs to the “Republic of Gamers” series for gamers and overclocking enthusiasts. It has excellent set of features, proved to be a great overclocking platform, and the Rampage IV Formula/Battlefield 3 modification also has a free game coupon to sweeten the deal even more.
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Intel Core i7-3820 vs. Core i7-2700K and Core i7-3930K.
In the nearest future Intel is going to start selling their new quad-core LGA 2011 processor – Core i7-3820, which will boast low price tag of only $285. Let’s see how attractive the new product is going to be.
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Gigabyte GA-X79-UD7: Mainboard for LGA 2011 CPUs Overclocking.
Together with the new platform Gigabyte introduced new technologies called “3D Power” and “3D BIOS”. At this time, there is still room for improvement, but even now you can enjoy broad functionality and rich feature set of the high-quality mainboard designed according to the high standards.
Saturday, January 7, 2012
DDR3 SDRAM for LGA 2011: Which Memory Is Best?
Sandy Bridge-E processors brought a lot of new tasks to computer enthusiasts, one of which is to choose the optimal memory for the new system. What is more important for LGA 2011 performance: the number of memory channels, memory frequency or memory timings?
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Asus P9X79 Deluxe: Starting Point for LGA 2011 Platform.
ASUSTeK mainboards are the leading brand today that is why this particular model seems to be an ideal choice for opening a series of articles dedicated to the new platform. We will dwell on absolutely everything about it: package, accessories, technical specifications, EFI BIOS functionality, new programs and utilities, overclocking potential, performance and power consumption.
Monday, November 14, 2011
Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition and Core i7-3930K processors for LGA 2011 Platform.
Six-core processors for enthusiasts are finally migrating to Sandy Bridge microarchitecture. And in the process they acquire quad-channel memory controller, integrated PCI Express 3.0 controller and extensive overclocking-friendly functionality. Are these innovations enough to help them set new performance records?
Friday, September 16, 2011
LGA 2011 and Sandy Bridge-E News from IDF 2011.
Our final report from IDF 2011 is solely devoted to Sandy Bridge-E processors and LGA2011 platform. We gathered together everything that we learned about the upcoming processors, cooling systems and mainboards, and also found out how the new platform will overclock and what we could expect from the six-core Sandy Bridge-E CPUs.