The Modding Toolbox: Tools for Marking Out
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'Virtual Fences' not enough for Variant 4, sources say.
Intel's new flagship desktop processor has been benchmarked, showing a 10% performance boost.
Can Intel's new top-end CPU put Sandy Bridge in its place?
Intel gives certain PC makers the go-ahead to keep using its faulty 6-series chipsets.
We test and compare memory performance, scaling from 1,333MHz to 2,133MHz, to find the sweet spot.
What bodes better for Intel's new dual channel CPU: high clock, low latency or both? We run the numbers for both so you know what memory kit to pair with your new Lynnfield system.
Intel may be scrapping the Core i7-920, but its replacement, the 2.88GHz Core i7-930, will fill the gap in Q1 2010.
Because of its vastly different architecture, how does Lynnfield compare to its Core i7 and Core 2 Quad brothers when it comes to PCI-Express performance and gaming? We setup a scientific test and got our game on, to find out.
The original Bloomfield Core i7s were a huge leap forward, providing masses of performance, both out of the box and when overclocked. Ten months on, Intel has finally released the range of CPUs to fill the gap between Core 2 and Core i7 with the new Lynnfield-core CPUs.
An in-depth analysis of what the new Lynnfield architecture of LGA1156 Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs is, what new things it brings and where it fits in Intel's CPU line-up. Read on to see what's new, what's great, and what's not!
We've been looking for new ideas on memory coverage on bit-tech and last month we announced a competition asking your opinion.
Images of an engineering sample from Intel's up-coming Westmere range of six-core Xeon processors have been leaked on an overclocking forum.
We've had a play with some P55 boards in the labs and come up with some interesting revelations about Intel's upcoming CPU.
Want to win some Core i7 triple channel memory? Just suggest to us how you'd like it reviewed!
Rebrands.. no sorry "modifiers" and new names all round as Intel lays down its new CPU naming guidelines.
COMPUTEX 09: Despite Intel giving us the smiles yesterday, bit-tech has seen confirmed roadmaps of the future of Core i7.
COMPUTEX 09: Intel makes the claim that the popular Core i7 920 won't be discontinued and what Lynnfield WON'T be called.
COMPUTEX 09: Akasa's new Nero S is bigger, cooler and wavier than the original.
Nvidia describes Intel's claims about Core i7's gaming performance as "disingenuous", and advises PC gamers to build a Core 2 Duo SLI rig instead.
Intel hasn't announced the 3.33GHz Core i7 Extreme 975, but the processor has appeared for sale on a number of UK retail sites today.
Terminal Reality demonstrates its Infernal Engine in Ghostbusters, showing how physics can scale over multiple CPU threads.
Not to be outdone by DFI and Asus, MSI has also got a mATX X58 in the works - click for a picture inside!
With a Core i7 965 overclocked to 4.8GHz, Cryo's new phase-change-cooled Velox is now the king of Custom PC's benchmark suite.
Leaked pictures show that the Core i7, Core 2 and Centrino brands could soon be getting shorter, wider logos.
Ostentatious good looks and over engineered to the limit - the Foxconn Blood Rage is another Quantum Force extreme overclocking board that has lots of new and lovely bits, but also a price tag to match. Is "the best Foxconn board we've ever seen" really all there is to say?
G.Skill's 1,600MHz kit for Core i7 CPUs runs at a tidy 8-8-8-21 and includes a smart, G.Skill design on some dark blue heatspreaders. How does it compare to the more elaborate Corsair DHX+? Read on to find out.
Intel's new Core i7 processors have some massive memory bandwidth potential, but what betters performance - high clock or low latency? Also, do you need expensive triple channel memory or will dual or even single channel DDR3 do? Read on to find out.
Intel has announced a massive 40 percent price cut on its top-end mainstream quad-core chip, in direct response to the launch of the Phenom II X4 series from rival AMD.
We're back with a full, unrestricted and in-depth review of the new Nvidia GeForce GTX 295. We also test Quad SLI for the third time, comparing it against quad CrossFire to see if the ultra-high end has a new performance leader. Read on to find out what happened next...
Intel has released Q4 earning figures ahead of its appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show which reveal a massive 23 percent drop in revenue.
MSI's Eclipse X58 motherboard for Intel's Core i7 processors sports a great new look and some fresh unique features from its DrMOS and GreenPower technologies. Does it stand tall, overshadowing the competition or fade out as quickly as it appeared? Let's find out.
Asus has announced that an i7 Extreme 965 processor running on one of its motherboards has been overclocked to an impressive 5.5GHz.
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.
Intel has restated its Q4 predictions for the second time in two months, warning investors to prepare for a fourteen percent drop in revenue.
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...