Intel might be planning eight-core desktop CPUs but AMD will still be strong in 2018
2018 looks set for more CPU battles with AMD refining its Ryzen CPUs and Zen core and Intel posed to release low-end chipsets and eight-core mainstream CPUs.
Rick looks back at the infamous PC melter and asks what's left now you can (probably) run it.
Children as young as 11 involved.
Joint ventures protected, TMC sale going ahead.
The Gertboard add-on experimenters' board for the Raspberry Pi is available to order now.
SteelSeries announces a range of Diablo III peripherals, including a mouse, headset and mouse pads.
A tiny Pico-ITX barebone kit for a fuss-free tiny PC, but what about the performance?
We get inside Kingston's latest "value" V+ SSD featuring a Toshiba controller and 128GB capacity. Kingston bundles this along with disk cloning software and an external case as part of its "Performance Upgrade Kit". Click in to see more!
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.
We've been looking for new ideas on memory coverage on bit-tech and last month we announced a competition asking your opinion.
Want to win some Core i7 triple channel memory? Just suggest to us how you'd like it reviewed!
MSI has a new feature on its upcoming P55 boards: the V-Kit allows the end user to check the real voltages while the board is running.
Nvidia, in conjunction with Overclockers UK, is giving away a GeForce 3D Vision Kit worth £398.99! Read on to find out how you can win.
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.
Our second winner for 2009 and 5th of the bit-tech Mod of the Year competition has been chosen - check inside to see if you've won!
This time around we've got a pair of performance Patriot Viper modules and some inexpensive Elixir memory to see which DDR3 kit offers the best package, best performance and best value for money.
Finally Corsair has updated its industry leading DHX! We've got our hands on the latest Corsair Dominator heatsinks for some close up action.
We've got hold of Noctua's latest Xeon Coolers and its new Core i7 mounting kit - plenty of pics inside.
Water, water everywhere! Well, only if you've fitted it wrong! We take a look at a pre-watercooled pair of 9800 GTX+ cards in SLI from ECS to see if they can compete with the newer GPUs. Can the 9800 GTX+ ride the wave of awesome frame rates, or is it just all washed out? We find out!
We take a look at not only OCZ's latest super-fast super-cool 4GB kit of Flex II, but also the watercooling kit designed for it from Aqua PCs. How does it fare under air and water? Does 1,150MHz make that much difference? We found out.
COMPUTEX 08: Noctua already has designs for a Nehalem mounting kit ready not only for future products, but current ones as well.
4GB kits are swiftly becoming the choice of gamers and enthusiasts - and since prices have dropped considerably for DDR2, it makes upgrading all that much sweeter. We look at Crucial's new Ballistix Tracer modules, which are now available all in red.
Not everything has to be built around a huge ATX case, and Shuttle's XPC range gets another revision to include yet more features: Oasis cooling, solid aluminium capacitors our favourite P35 chipset to make a potential teeny performance monster.
Everyone loves a bit of watercooling, and the original Zalman Reserator was a popular hit, so what does the updated Reserator XT add to the equation? Is it worth the hassle or do you just want to buy it so you can stroke it all day?
Is your PC too noisy? Tried everything from low noise fans to silent PSUs and quiet hard drives and it's still not good enough? How about a foam kit to cover the inside of your case as well!
It looks like Sony is back with another rootkit after two years in the dark. This time the company's MicroVault USB thumb drives are the carriers.
Sony is giving British universities access to the the PSP developer kit at a vastly reduced rate. Hey - with the saved cash you could probably buy 1/8th of a PS3!
Mark Rein, VP at Epic Games has revealed that Silicon Knights has filed a lawsuit against the Unreal Engine 3 creator.
We check out some shots of the HTPC-a-like PS3 dev kit, and Sony reveals that PS3 production hasn't started yet.
Looking for 2GB of fast DDR2 to stick in your Intel rig? SuperTalent, a new brand in enthusiast components, is upping the ante with its new T1000UX2G5 kit designed for overclocked Pentium 4s. Do the extra megahertz matter?
Corsair takes another dive into the watercooling world, ditching the Hydro-Cool 200 in favour of the Nautilus 500. Both are external all-in-one watercooling boxes designed for people new to liquid cooling. Can Corsair keep us cool?
New to watercooling? Alphacool has assembled a solid Starter Kit that provides all the basics: 120mm radiator with quiet fan, Eheim pump, reservoir and copper waterblock. Can it do the business for just £100?
Want a Media Center? Don't want to buy a pre-built rig, but worried about MCE's notorious component compatibility woes? QuietPC has brought out a kit that pairs build-your-own flexibility with guaranteed component choices. Is this the quietest PC we've ever (not) heard?