Misco UK shuts its doors, 300 jobs lost
Last-minute sale not enough to save it.
Last-minute sale not enough to save it.
'Scheduled maintenance,' officially.
South Park: The Fractured but Whole is Ubisoft's latest RPG. Does it cut the mustard or the cheese?
Gigabyte has primed its GA-EP45-UD3R Ultra Durable 3 motherboard for some hefty overclocking and claims serious DDR2 memory performance. Naturally curiosity got the better of us so we had to check it out!
Intel's new Core i7 processors are now in the channel and actually available to buy. We've scouted prices and rounded them up to see who has the cheapest i7 920.
With everything else tested, we put our math cap on and cracked out the calculators to work out which platform is the best punt for your pound. Does the supreme Core i7 performance warrant the extra cost it demands? Read on to find out!
We've seen the raw numbers but what about the overclocking potential? How much value does this add to an expensive platform? Equipped with the latest performance motherboards we strapped in an i7 920 under a huge Thermalright heatsink to find out.
Finally Corsair has updated its industry leading DHX! We've got our hands on the latest Corsair Dominator heatsinks for some close up action.
From top to bottom we review and compare the latest processors in Intel's performance line-up and stack all three up against the previous generation from both Intel and AMD to find out where exactly the improvements lie and if they are worth your money.
Intel's new, revolutionary CPU architecture has arrived and inevitably we take a deep dive into its workings and design to find what makes this tock, tick.
We've got hold of Noctua's latest Xeon Coolers and its new Core i7 mounting kit - plenty of pics inside.
Asus' new Rampage II Extreme is about as high-end as they come. Designed for Intel's next generation Core i7 CPU and X58 chipset, it's got one purpose only: extreme overclocking and breaking records. Well, OK, that's two but we digress...
Nvidia has quietly introduced a new GeForce GTX 260 with an increased stream processor count that is destined to confuse customers. We take a look at BFG Tech's new GeForce GTX 260 OCX Maxcore to find out whether the additional stream processors help improve performance.
Intel has quietly introduced three new processors to its lineup that are designed to target different segments of the market.
IDF FALL 2008: Dadi Perlmutter announces imminent availability of mobile quad-core processors based on the Penryn architecture.
Intel has formally announced that its upcoming line of Nehalem processors will use the Core i7 brand name.
HotHardware has shared the results of a performance test between the OCZ Core SSD and the high-end WD VelociRaptor mechanical drive - and the results may surprise you.
COMPUTEX 2008: We've got the pics of AMD's new RV770 GPU die, memory, PCB and cooling - click to find out what's going on underneath next this generation graphics.
COMPUTEX 2008: Nvidia has introduced the Tegra family of system-on-a-chip processors, which are aimed squarely at Intel's Centrino Atom platform.
AMD's Technical Director of Sales and Marketing has said that its next-gen CPU architecture will be "completely different" from Phenom.
Intel has announced another slew of price cuts on its processors in order to keep the pressure on AMD. Quad-core processors are starting to look even more attractive than ever before.
If you think quad-core is excessive but dual-core is old hat, how about a Ménage à trois from AMD's new Phenom X3 8750? Is it the cheap and cheerful multi-threading meat eater enthusiasts have been waiting to lap up? We just had to find out...
"End of July" for the Q9450, says Scan, as general availability is dire for these new chips.
The highly anticipated Phenom B3 stepping processors are here with slightly faster clocks and no TLB erratum. How does the new stepping overclock? How does it compare to other CPUs around the same price? We dive in to find out.
We test the latest 45nm Intel Core 2 Duo "Wolfdale" E8500, E8400 and E8200 processors to see how they compare to other popular, sub £200 CPUs from Intel's 65nm Core 2 line and AMD's Athlon X2 and Phenom lines.
IDF SPRING 08: Intel's 45nm Yorkfield desktop processors are still not as widely available as they should be. We have some answers... kinda.
CeBIT 2008: Intel talks to bit-tech and details its next generation 4-series, Eagle Lake chipsets which should arrive in May.
A bored hacker has succeeded in cramming a command-line version of the Transmission BitTorrent client onto the iPhone. A useful app, or a waste of time?
SCi, parent company of Eidos and owner of the Tomb Raider franchise, is being forced to cut jobs and cancel many projects in order to stay afloat.
Quad-cores? Pff, old hat! How does a hex-core chip with a over 25MB of cache sound? Intel preps its Dunnington processor for a 2H08 release.
Energy Efficiency seems to be the industry buzzword for 2008 and Gigabyte has completely relaunched its P35 motherboard range with that in mind. We look at its mainstream GA-EP35-DS4 model to see if it's a fuss worth making.
When your name is Intel and you're already winning the performance race, why stop there? The QX9770 has faster... everything. It uses an updated 1,600MHz front side bus, four 3.2GHz cores, a total of 12MB of L2 cache and it's a 45nm monster!
On one hand Intel offers an ultra low power, ultra tiny 45nm single core processor, on the other a 2Bn transistor quad core behemoth with 30MB of on-die cache!
We have a look at three mATX motherboards from Asus, Gigabyte and MSI based on three of the latest integrated graphics chipsets from Intel, AMD and Nvidia to see which is the best solution for a Home Theatre PC.
The original Striker was arguably the most popular motherboard in the Asus RoG series and now it gets a brother - the Striker II. It's based on the new Nvidia nForce 780i SLI chipset and has many tweaked features - we check it out to see what's changed.
MSI has shown off a revised motherboard with EFI firmware, but we've noticed that hidden in the pictures is a 45nm E8500 dual-core "Wolfdale" that overclocks pretty well...
AMD reached its lowest share price for more than four years last week and, as a result, its market value dropped to US$5 billion - that's less than it paid for ATI.
A report on DailyTech has suggested that there is more to AMD's tri-core Phenom processors than you would have first thought...
Just a year after its inception, AMD has canned the Quad FX platform to divert engineering resources elsewhere.
We've been digging for a little while now as rumours have been circling suggesting that existing Nvidia nForce 680i SLI boards likely won't support Intel's latest 45nm processors.
Enjoy some TF2 action from Valve's latest Orange box? Thanks to Intel, we've joined up to host an uber octo-core server, so join bit-tech for some online FPS action!
Intel's first 45nm desktop CPU from the Penryn family launches in the middle of next month. Today, we have a look at the new Core 2 Extreme QX9650 with side-by-side performance comparisons against a range of dual and quad-core CPUs in an x86-64 environment.
A lot of people have been slagging 64-bit Operating Systems like Vista, saying the only benefit is a true 4GB of RAM. So we decided to cut through the BS and anti-Microsoft sentiment and look at the real pros and cons of 64-bit computing.
IDF FALL 07: Intel's first 45nm desktop part, the Core 2 Extreme QX9650, will launch at 3.00GHz on a 1333MHz front side bus.