One LGA1366 and one LGA2011 socket allows a perfect upgrade path, according to Asus
Gigabyte's new G1-branded board attempts to storm the top end of the X58 motherboard market.
Can Intel's new top-end CPU put Sandy Bridge in its place?
X58 never stopped being fast - we test Sapphire's new LGA1366 board for overclockers.
We get some hands-on time with Thermaltake's latest high-performance CPU cooler, the FrioOCK.
Asus looks to raise the LGA1366 stakes by revising its top-end offering.
We test and compare memory performance, scaling from 1,333MHz to 2,133MHz, to find the sweet spot.
Motherboard maker's website leaks details of upcoming LGA1366 CPU.
The cheapest X58 board we could find, at just £135, and it overclocks well too!
Military-grade components, a fancy paint job and a keen price make for a great board.
The i7-950 has crashed in price over the last month. Is this enough to make the i7-930 obsolete?
A great board for an affordable yet lightning fast Core i7 PC, but can it match the Gigabyte UD3R?
We see if the slightly tweaked second revision of the UD3R is still worth buying
Build your own supercomputer with two overclocked CPUs and up to seven graphics cards.
We get our hands on the update to our favourite micro-ATX motherboard
Want a 6-core CPU but can’t afford the i7-980X? How about an i7-970?
Intel is set to shake up its CPU line-up with new CPUs and price cuts
We get deeply techy and quiz Asus PMs about its new Ares graphics card and Immensity motherboard.
Scan manages to tame a GeForce GTX 480, and find room for a 4GHz Core i7-920 too
A Core i7 and Radeon HD 5870 gaming powerhouse, if you can handle the noise.
We take a look at a new micro-ATX board, a return to quad-SLI and a £1,000 graphics card.
Core i7-920s are still available, and are £50 cheaper than the i7-930 - which is the better buy?
We take a look at Asus’ third attempt at an extreme overclocking Core i7 motherboard.
Gigabyte trims the fat from its latest Core i7 board, but leaves in USB 3 and SATA 6Gbps.
Asus adds USB 3 and SATA 6Gbps to its latest LGA1366 Core i7 motherboard.
Who says a Core i7 system has to be large? We put EVGA's X58 micro-ATX motherboard through its paces.
Gigabyte's new X58 motherboard has tons of ports, but can it tame the mighty Core i7-980X?
An image purporting to be a shot of an as-yet unannounced Gigabyte motherboard featuring seven PCI-E x16 slots has found its way onto the Internet.
If the 6-core Core i7-980X Extreme Edition wasn't fast enough for you, we've another treat for you today. Meet the world's first 12-core CPU and its Intel rival, which hopes to get by with six physical cores and six logical Hyper-Threaded cores.
MSI dropped in its latest high-performance Intel X58 XPower and AMD 890FX motherboards to bit-tech HQ. We've put them under the microscope to discover what's new, and whether they're worth looking out for in the coming weeks.
The follow up to the Akasa Nero, the Nero S fancies itself as a premium cooler ready to take on the best. With four fat direct-contact heatpipes and a nifty S-blade fan it certainly looks up to the task. We see if it'll triumph or go up in flames in the bit-tech thermal test rigs.
Asus' latest LGA1366 Rampage has been let out the bag and we have pictures and motherboard specs.
Intel has finally released a CPU worthy of its premium Extreme Edition brand - the first six-core desktop processor. Previously known as Gulftown, the Core i7-980X Extreme Edition is not only brutally fast out of the box but also a fantastic overclocker thanks to its 32nm transistors.
The original Core i7-920 is the best selling high-end CPU, but as it's now nearing its 18-month birthday Intel has decided it's due for retirement. We check out its replacement, the i7-930. Clocked at 2.8GHz, it's only 133MHz faster than the i7-920 - but thanks to overclocking, it's still the chip to buy.
MSI's XPower motherboard looks distinctly MSI, but it has clear influences from EVGA - that's a *lot* of power sockets after all.
We take a look at the X120TF, a weighty copper heatsink and no fan from Korean newcomers CoolAge. It uses an interesting new honeycomb design for its heatsink fins - but unfortunately, it doesn't seem set to displace our current favourite coolers.
Could turkey, fir trees and rubbish telly be joined by overclocking this Christmas? That's certainly what Titan is hoping for with its updated xmas edition of the superb Fenrir CPU cooler, rebadged for the festive season. Seriously.
First look at the new six-core CPU from Intel - will it be a Core i9? Who knows...
Intel may be scrapping the Core i7-920, but its replacement, the 2.88GHz Core i7-930, will fill the gap in Q1 2010.
In this tiny micro ATX Core i7 board, Asus has managed to squeeze more kit than most others manufacturers can cram into a full sized board. The Republic of Gamers Rampage II Gene is the bigger brother to the Maximus II Gene - but is it any better?