i7 3970X imminent and Ivy Bridge-E due in Q3 2013

Intel’s enthusiast LGA 2011 platform gets updated much less frequently than the mainstream consumer platforms like LGA 1155. As a result we still have to wait another year until the third quarter of 2013 before Ivy Bridge-E, the 22nm version of LGA 2011, will become available to consumers. According to the updated roadmap the i7 […]

AMD A6 5400K Trinity APU detailed

Even though Llano APUs were a great success on the whole, the dual core Llano APUs were quite rubbish for anything other than basic gaming. However, AMD looks to be turning this on its head with the Trinity APUs. The A6 5400K dual core APU is expected to pack two cores at 3.6GHz with a […]

Ivy Bridge: i7 3770K Processor reaches a record high of over 7 GHz

Yesterday we learned that the AMD FX-8150 had again broken its own record, reaching this time 8805.64 MHz but today was Intel’s turn with its third generation of Intel Core Ivy Bridge. Gigabyte has announced a recordĀ  that has been beaten with the Intel Core i7 3770KĀ  processor, paired with a Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H,that exceeded 7 […]

AMD Bulldozer FX 8150 breaches 8.8GHz

AMD’s FX may have been an almost total let down for the mainstream consumer market but across the extreme overclocking community AMD platforms make some of the best overclocking systems. Whilst Llano FM1 is widely recognised for its ability to help memory reach record levels, Bulldozer and AM3+ performs extremely well under LN2 cooling. The […]