The latest mobile related releases of 2012

In just a few months over the year 2012. However, we can already say that it was lived not in vain. This year in the computer world, set forth a series of important and interesting events, some of which we’ll tell you. Earlier, in 2011, the whole computer world was talking about the Intel processors, […]

AMD A8-5600k APU Processor Review

You won’t normally find us taking a look at processors, even though we use them daily in our tests when looking at the huge array of motherboards from brands such as Asus, ASRock, Gigabyte and MSI, but sometimes a processor in its own right gets a bit overlooked shall we say. We tend to reserve an […]

MSI FM2-A85XA-G65 (A85X) Motherboard Review

Today sees the official launch for AMD’s new APU platform named Virgo. It doesn’t just include a whole stack of new APU processors, but also sees a release of some new motherboards, featuring the FM2 socket and of course a variety of new chipsets. The flagship chipset for the FM2 platform is the A85X chip […]

Lenovo ThinkPad T430u, a low-cost ultrabook

After presenting the new ThinkPad Tablet 2, Lenovo has just announced the new ThinkPad T430u ultrabook it will finally reach retail stores later this month for. The 14-inch Notebook, which was first announced in January, features the latest generation Ivy Bridge processors, up to 8GB of RAM and up to 1TB of internal memory, but […]

Google reserves a patent for “Smart Glove”

We have seen the augmented reality project Google Project Glass, consisting of transparent glasses with built-in display, in which various information is projected. Now it seems that Google may be working on another augmented reality project, as they have received a patent for a “smart glove”. The so called smart glove consists of cameras, processors, […]

AMD FX-8350 VS AMD FX-8150: First performance comparison

The second generation AMD FX, is just around around the corner, this new generation will be based on the Piledriver architecture, successor to the Bulldozer architecture. We know some of the processors arrived and now thanks to the site OBR-Hardware we can learn its first performance data. The new AMD FX-8350 is compared to the […]

Ivy Bridge Core i3 and Pentium processors finally here

Many people have been eagerly awaiting Intel’s next instalment of budget orientated Core i3, Pentium and Celeron processors for the updated LGA 1155 platform and 7 series chipsets. They will bring the new increased efficiency and clock per clock performance of the 22nm architecture to the masses. Although that won’t be the case for all […]

Ivy Bridge-E supports PCI-E 3.0

When Sandy Bridge-E first arrived support for PCI Express Generation 3 was not certified or listed. Nvidia later released a patch to allow X79 systems to support PCI Express 3.0 as they were hardware ready. It also didn’t help that Sandy Bridge-E turned up largely well before the first PCI Express 3.0 graphics cards arrived. […]

AMD’s Bobcat low power successor “Jaguar” detailed

AMD’s Bobcat was developed to compete with Intel’s low power Atom solution. Bobcat spawned Brazos and currently Brazos 2.0 is far superior to anything Intel’s Atom can offer right now. Intel is planning to give the Atom’s a boost by adding two extra cores, shrinking to 22nm and dramatically improving graphics performance 400 to 700%. […]

AMD SouthBridge chipset to last until mid-2013

With the upcoming Piledriver processors from AMD expected later this year you’d probably expected a chipset change from AMD. We can confirm now, according to sources, that AMD’s South Bridge chipset will bear no changes although we have not been informed about the rest of the chipset yet. The South Bridge chipset will remain as […]