MSI Z77-A GD55 Photographed

07-02-2012 by Tony Le Bourne
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The first pictures of what is expected to be the MSI Z77A-GD55 has been posing for the cameras.

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Tagged as: msi, z77, intel, lga 1155, ivy bridge, pci-e 3.0

Z77 Motherboard Seen from Wibtek

02-01-2012 by Tony Le Bourne
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An unfamiliar name to those in the West, Chinese brand Wibtek show off their coming 'Hacker Z77' motherboard.

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Tagged as: intel, z77, wibtek, panther point, ivy bridge, LGA 1155

Intel Ivy Bridge to Arrive 8th April

29-12-2011 by Tony Le Bourne
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The release date of Intel's Ivy Bridge platform is rumoured to fall on or just after the 8th of April 2012.

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Tagged as: intel, 22nm, ivy bridge, 1155

Intel Projected Ivy Bridge Benchmarks

01-12-2011 by Tony Le Bourne
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A score of expected benchmarks for Intels coming 22nm Ivy Bridge CPUs have emerged, revealing a 7-25% performance advantage.

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Tagged as: intel, ivy bridge, 22nm, 1155

Ivybridge Launch Range Details Outlined

28-11-2011 by Tim Harmer
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Model numbers, clock speeds, TDP highlighted for Intel's upcoming 22nm replacement of Sandybridge on LGA1155

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Tagged as: Intel, Ivybridge, Sandybridge, 22nm, LGA1155

Intel Give Asetek Liquid Cooling Their Seal Of Approval

15-11-2011 by Tim Harmer
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Asetek to manufacture the first Intel branded closed loop cooling system, designed with SandyBridge-E in mind.

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Tagged as: Asetek, Intel, Liquid Cooling, Closed Loop, SandyBridge-E, LGA2011, 1155, 1156, 1366

ECS Announces H61H2-A2 Black Deluxe

01-11-2011 by Tony Le Bourne
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ECS release a new addition to the Black Edition family, this time on the H61 platform, the ECS H61H2-A2 Black Deluxe.

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Tagged as: ecs, 1155, intel, sandy bridge, motherboard, black deluxe

Thermaltake Announce Contac 30, 39 CPU Coolers

31-10-2011 by Tim Harmer
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Filling out their budget range, Thermaltake announce the Contac 30 and Contac 39 variant, with 3 direct contact heatpipes and clear LED fans.

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Tagged as: Thermaltake, Contac, Contac 30, Contac 39, cpu cooler, air cooler, lga2011, 1155, 1156, 1366, am2, am3, fm1

Intel Core i7 2700K Released

24-10-2011 by Tony Le Bourne
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Intel release the Core i7 2700K, though only an incremental upgrade, this will provide more options to customers.

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Tagged as: intel, sandy bridge, lga 1155, core i7, 2700k

Cooler Master Add Hyper 412PWM To HSF Range

20-10-2011 by Tim Harmer
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The LGA2011-compatible Cooler Master Hyper 412 PWM is designed for low-noise cooling, but finding a gap in this busy market may be difficult.

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Tagged as: coolermaster, hyper 412pwm, cdc, 120mm, am2, am3, fm1, lga2011, 2011, 1155, 1156, 1366, 775

ASUS Join In with PCI-E 3.0 Support

04-10-2011 by Tony Le Bourne
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ASUS prep Z68 board revisions to join ASRock, MSI and GIGABYTE in the support of PCI-E 3.0 for Intels Ivy Bridge.

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Tagged as: asus, motherboard, pci-e, gen 3, ivy bridge, z68, intel, lga 1155, sandy bridge

Cooler Master Unleashes a Silent Storm with the Hyper 612S CPU Cooling Solution

02-08-2011 by Tim Harmer
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CM officially launches the Hyper 612S CPU Cooler in Europe

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Tagged as: cooler master, hyper 612s, cpu, cooler, 1155, 1156, 1366, 775, am2, am2+, am3

GIGABYTE G1 Sniper 2 For Sandy Bridge 1155

06-07-2011 by Tony Le Bourne
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GIGABYTE have confirmed the name of the coming Z68 based G1-series motherboard for the 1155 platform.

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Tagged as: G1 sniper, gigabyte, z68, 1155, intel, motherboard

MSI launches the world’s first PCI Express Gen 3 mainboard

05-07-2011 by Tony Le Bourne
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MSI, the world-renowned mainboard and graphics card manufacturer, officially launches the Z68A-GD80 (G3)


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Tagged as: msi, pci-e 3.0, pcie gen 3, motherboard, z68, 1155, intel

Power Up ! Dedicated Gaming Motherboard - Fatal1ty Z68 Professional Gen3

29-06-2011 by Tony Le Bourne
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ASRock is keen on delivering the most powerful motherboard products to satisfy the serious gamers.

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Tagged as: asrock, fatal1ty, z68, 1155, sandybridge, intel, motherboard, PCI-E 3.0

Intel Ivy Bridge, Crossing Waters In Q2 2012

25-05-2011 by Tony Le Bourne
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Sources say that there is a good indication that Intel's 22nm Ivy Bridge CPUs may come later than expected. Initially Q1 was expected but now it would appear that the new CPUs may arrive sometime in March-April.

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Tagged as: Ivy Bridge, intel, 22nm, tri gate, 1155

Details Emerge of New Intel Core i3 2120K Unlocked CPU

19-05-2011 by Tony Le Bourne
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So far, overclocking has been limited on the 1155 platform to the i5 2500K and i7 2600K but details have emerged of an i3 2120K processor based on Intel's Sandy Bridge architecture that will have an unlocked multiplier to offer more variety to the enthusiast on the 1155 platform.

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Tagged as: intel, I3, 2120K, sandy bridge, 1155, unlocked

ASRock set to Unleash Z68 series

05-05-2011 by Tony Le Bourne
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ASRock lash out at other board makers in an agressive manner and explain why their coming Z68 boards will offer the best solution on the Z68 platform. The Z68 platform, set to be released May 11th, has caused a stir amongst many owners of P67 boards but ultimately Z68 is coming and offers some new features.

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Tagged as: ASRock, intel, Z68, 1155, extreme 4, lucid virtu, sandy bridge, ivy bridge, motherboard