Posts Tagged: p55

Re-Lighting Patriot's Inferno

Another look at Patriot’s Inferno 100G SSD – this time with AHCI. While we’re here, let’s throw in a chipset comparison for good measure. AHCI vs. IDE and Intel vs. AMD on a SandForce-based SSD! Read More

Gigabyte P55A-UD7 on liquid nitrogen

Gigabyte now has an extensive lineup of motherboards based around the LGA1156 socket. The top range boards use the P55 chipset, and at the top of the heap is the new UD7. I’ve already looked at the P55-UD3R, the P55A-UD3R, and the P55A-UD6…does this new entry really have what it takes to be called the best? Read More

Today in Hardware

The second installment of Dolk’s news column highlights new information about Intel Westmere. Also in the headlines, Fermi, Thuban, Clarkdale and the latest from the forums. Read More

Gigabyte P55A-UD6 Review And Testing

Gigabyte, as we all know, was one of the first motherboard manufacturers to roll out a solid implementation of USB 3 and SATA 3 in their products. In fact, Gigabyte now has an “A” option for most of their products. But since the devices capable of utilizing these higher speeds are still out of my reach, USB 3 and SATA 3 testing will be included in part 2 of this review. This part will focus on something I’m more concerned with anyway, and that’s overclocking performance. Read More

SuperSpeed USB - Gigabyte "Turbo" vs. Asus "True USB3.0"

There have been two major forces bringing this new technology to market; Gigabyte and Asus. The fact that it is these two manufactures first with new technology should be no surprise to anyone, and they are the two largest motherboard manufactures in the world. What nobody saw coming was the variety of implementation that would be used. Read More

X58 Motherboard Safari, which one is right for you?

We have all now seen the latest offerings for P55 chipset Motherboards and for many it was the best board for their needs and they upgraded. I found that there are still many undecided folks still delaying the decision to upgrade their computers. Read More