Processors

Intel Sandy Bridge Roadmap Leaked

German Tech site Comuterbase.de recently published an article showing ‘leaked’ Intel roadmaps for the Sandy Bridge based desktop and mobile CPUs and the new chipsets. A new range of i3, i5 and i7 chips is revealed, as well as some special ‘K’, ‘S’ and ‘T’ series chips. Read More

Intel to Restrict Overclocking on Sandy Bridge

After all the overclocking triumphs with the Core line of processors, it is hard to believe that the latest Sandy Bridge CPUs from Intel will be more difficult to overclock. Bit-Tech.net is reporting that Intel has “designed the CPUs to deliberately limit overclocking” according to slides prepared by Intel. Read More

AMD Black Ops Event - Today at 12 Noon CST

An extreme overclocking event hosted by AMD, centered around the new processor release we’ve been talking about all week – the hexa-core AMD Phenom II X6 Thuban. 500L of Liquid Nitrogen, 500L of Liquid Helium, and extreme AMD overclocking featured on a stage unlike any before it! Read More

Intel to Replace LGA1366 Socket in 2011

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Intel is set to replace its current high-end socket, LGA1366, when it releases its new 8-cores processors in the second half of 2011. The new socket and accompanying chipset bring several new features for better performance. Read More

AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Benchmarked

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AMD’s new flagship hexa-core processor, the Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition, has been benchmarked at Coolaler Forums. Tests results were leaked two weeks before the expected launch date of April 26th. Read More