Western Digital, Toshiba announce BiCS4 QLC flash
Up to 2.66TB per package.
An inexpensive, well featured P35 board with Asus' energy efficient EPU and a full eight phase power regulation? The Asus P5K Pro seems to have it right - we find out if it's as good as the spec sheet implies.
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.
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...
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.
We test ATI CrossFire on 16x16, 8x8 and 16x4 configurations using the Intel X38 and P35 chipsets to see if the extra bandwidth actually makes a difference. From this we discuss what you should aim for if you've got your heart set on an Intel-CrossFire setup.
DDR3 is the new memory that you will need to take full advantage of upcoming chipsets featuring technologies like XMP and EPP. We grab some modules from Kingston and OCZ to see which is better if you feel the need to upgrade.
MSI's P35 Diamond features the same CircuPipe cooling system as the P35 Platinum, but comes with a few added features like a PCI-Express X-Fi, a SkyTel Skype card and DDR3 memory. Do these ingredients create a better board than the Platinum?
Straight out of an 80s cartoon, Foxconn launches the Quantum Force series, with its first mobo the MARS. Expect action figures and plastic lunch boxes featuring the logo in stores soon.
How about a motherboard with 2GB of DDR3 built in? Is a good price and guaranteed overclocking to 1,500MHz good enough to tempt people away from a standard bundle?
Intel is to launch two new technologies with X38: Extreme Memory and Extreme Tuning Utility. Good news: P35s might get it. Bad news: DDR3 only.
The new Foxconn Mars motherboard is set to be the most overclockable yet, and the core of this is the new Gladiator BIOS.
We take Intel's Core 2 Quad Q6600 for a spin on two motherboards to find out if it could be the next Athlon XP 2500+. Read on to find out how we got on...
Abit suggests that the IP35 Pro as an overclocker's wet dream with an attractive price. Thus, it follows in the footsteps of the cult classic AB9 QuadGT and promises to overclock just as well. Let's find out how it gets on...
Today, Intel pulls back the covers on its first desktop 1333MHz FSB processor, the Core 2 Duo E6750. We preview the chip's performance to find out whether the higher bus speed makes a fat lot of difference.
MSI adds a new Intel P35 motherboard to its line up with the P35 Platinum. Among other modern technologies we all know heatpipes are great, but this time, they're circular.
COMPUTEX 2007: DFI is due to revamp it's LANParty range, and the northbridge is just the start of the impending craziness.
COMPUTEX 2007: We catch sight of Intel's Turbo Memory modules for desktop motherboards in the wild, yet they won't be available to buy.
COMPUTEX 2007: Intel's 3-series chipsets and Robson technology come to Shuttle's next-gen XPCs, while the T-series is dispanded.
COMPUTEX 2007: It turns out that there's yet another 'hidden' feature in Intel's P35 chipset, as Intel has now revealed that it supports PCI-Express 2.0.
COMPUTEX 2007: Overclockers at Abit's stand here at Computex have managed to get quad core Core 2 processor to a massive 4.64GHz.
COMPUTEX 2007: Intel's upcoming X38 chipset will feature an integrated heatspreader. Pictures inside.
Don't want to spent £150 on the latest motherboard? Are cheap boards not worth the PCB they're made on, or is there occasionally a diamond in the rough? The Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3R may be light on features but does it still pack that Gigabyte punch? Read on to find out...
Asus P5K3 Delxue WiFi AP is the DDR3 version of the P5K Deluxe with an updated heatpipe array and support for DDR3 1333MHz FSB. Is the new memory technology worth investing in? We take an in depth look at DDR3 to try to find out.
Intel continues its yearly launch of new chipsets with the P35, formerly named Bearlake. We take a first look at the Asus P5K Deluxe WiFi AP, and see if this chipset is a worthy evolution from the fantastic P965.
Abit has released its IP35 series motherboards, which are not surprisingly based on Intel's P35 Bearlake chipset.
Foxconn has announced its first P35 "Bearlake" motherboards, the P35A-S and the P35A. Details inside.