Windows 10 October 2018 Update finally fixed
So says Microsoft, anyway.
Gains found in only one very specific workload.
Faster, but not quite ready for commercialisation.
AMD has re-hired Jim Keller, a chief designer on the K7 and K8 series.
AMD prepares its next generation "Trevally" RS690T and SB700 mobile chipset
AMD has announced the new DTX open standard for Small Form Factor devices.
Shuttle is back with a new look chassis that has a host of new components under the hood. The SN27P2 supports AMD's new AM2 processors and has an NVIDIA nForce 570 chipset to boot. Is it as good as the company's previous designs?
Today, we have a look at ECS' reasonably priced KN1 SLI Extreme. Is it worth your money over competing NForce 4 SLI solutions from the big guns like ABIT, ASUS, DFI, Gigabyte and MSI? We have the answers right here.
After the leaked pricing document uncovering the FX-60 and X2 5000+, AMD have disbanded a number of processors this week. Read on to find out more...
ABIT has announced their latest implementation of NVIDIA's NForce 4 SLI chipset: the AN8 32X, featuring two full-bandwidth PCI-Express x16 lanes.
Somehow, Epox has managed to marry NVIDIA's NForce 4 SLI chipset with the seemingly redundant Socket 754 Athlon 64 CPU's with its new EP-8NPA SLI motherboard. We didn't see this one coming...
Continuing this week's theme, we've had a pair of Intel's processors in the test labs this week: The 3.8GHz Pentium 4 670 and the 2.8GHz dual cored Pentium D 820. Which is best? High clock speed single core with HyperThreading, or the lower clock speed, two cores and no HyperThreading? We have the answers inside...
There is a suggestion that AMD are going to integrate the PCI Express controller on to their next generation processors.
Alienware are giving away a fully-loaded Athlon 64 Aurora: Star Wars Edition PC with SLI. Read on for details.
We have a look at a Shuttle based on ATI's Radeon Xpress 200G chipset: the ST20G5. It features an integrated graphics processor that will allow for up to three monitors to be driven when coupled with a discrete ATI-based video card.
This morning, AMD announce the fourth generation Athlon 64 FX: the FX-57. The chip is manufactured on a new 90nm process, using the San Diego core - Tim Smalley evaluates what the Athlon 64 FX-57 brings to bleeding edge gaming enthusiasts. Is the latest generation Athlon 64 FX worth buying? Read on to find out...
AMD finally confirm that they will be shipping 64-bit compatible Sempron processors. Intel's 64-bit Celeron D is also imminent
Today, Richard Swinburne has a look at Shuttle's SN25P barebones chassis. It is based on the NForce 4 MCP and is capable of supporting video cards with dual-slot cooling solutions.
In our first ever review of a full-system, we take a look at a mid-range PC from Watford, designed specifically to be upgradeable and appealing to modders.
ABIT have revealed a trio of Socket 939 motherboards featuring the zero-noise Northbridge cooling solution. The AN8 v2.0, AN8 Ultra and AN8 SLI are all based around NVIDIA's nForce 4 family of chipsets sporting (not surprisingly) NF4, NF4 Ultra and NF4 SLI Northbridges respectively.
AMD will be Technology Sponsor for Star Wars: Episode III "Celebration Day" event due to take place in London's Leicester Square this Monday (16th May)
We pit a pair of air cooled heatsinks from Cooler Master against a new offering from Gigabyte
May 2nd saw AMD release new prices for the Socket 754 Semprons. Prices are down in the region of 5-10% across the Socket 754 range, Socket A prices remain relatively unchanged.
The End Of Life date for all Socket 754 Athlon 64 processors has emerged. Sempron processors will remain on Socket 754, for the time being...
ExtremeTech suggest that the X2 processor caines Intel's offerings in performance benchmarks. Is dual core for gaming dead in the water?
Richard Swinburne takes a look at a Micro ATX board from EQS based on the Radeon Xpress 200G chipset, which includes a DirectX 9.0 integrated graphics chipset.
As bit-tech's chief hardware tester, things don't always go smoothly for Tim Smalley
Wil Harris states the case that everything in the hardware world right now is coooool.
VIA are first to market with a PCI Express platform for Athlon 64. Richard Swinburne provides a technical overview on this latest chipset, the K8T890