The Mini-ITX form factor has been extremely popular lately since it is so compact, but still offers great features. MSI has introduced three new LGA1150 Haswell mini-ITX motherboards that are basically the same, but they will be running on different chipsets. These motherboards include the Z87I, B85I and the H87I.
CyberPowerPC which is a global manufacturer of custom gaming PCs like the other traditional PC builders is restoring its product offerings with intel’s new 4th generation core Haswell processors and Z87 based motherboards which assures maximum power efficiency and graphic performance. CyberPowerPC will offer the new CPUs with the fast Z87 Express chipset in the complete Zeus Evo thunder series, which is a designed to satisfy gaming enthusiasts. It will be offered for both generation core i5 and core i7 series.
Apple’s WWDC is expected to take place next week in San Francisco. Assumptions are that most likely Apple’s notebook line up will get the modifications. Since Intel is also planning to release its latest Haswell processor this week, Apple will come up with some significant upgrades as well.
It looks like the Intel 4th Generation Core processors that were on sale over in China earlier this month were in fact real! With the Haswell launch less than a week away many retailers are stocked with the chip and one Japanese retailer took a few photos of the Core i7-4770K box. Read on to check them out!
We have been talking about Intel getting out of the desktop motherboard business for quite some time now, but they are going to be releasing a few desktop boards to go along with their upcoming Haswell processors. These could be the last Intel board we ever see! The guys over at eTeknix have done a lengthy preview of the Intel DZ87KLT-75K motherboard.
ASUS has always been a leader in innovation when it comes to their motherboards and the SupremeFX audio chips and “Redline” are a perfect example of that. ASUS was the first to put a dedicated audio chip on a motherboard that gave you gaming-class audio quality, while keeping the audio components isolated from the rest of the motherboard. Now they are teasing us with the upcoming SupremeFX audio that will be coming on the Maximus VI Formula Z87 motherboard.
MSI’s Z87 XPower overclocking motherboard has been one of the Z87 motherboards we have been most excited about. MSI has been teasing this board all month and now we have even more details on the board as Chinadiy has unveiled a full preview of the board which gives you all of the details of what the Z87 XPower Overclocking motherboard has to offer. Read on to check it out!
We have detailed many of Gigabyte’s upcoming Haswell motherboards. These have included the G1.Sniper 5 and G1.Sniper M5, Z87X-OC and the Z87X-UD4H. Those were the more high-end motherboards, but what about the value boards? Today we are detailing Gigabyte’s sub-$150 boards based on the Z87 Express and B85 Express chipsets. The boards we will be looking at are the Z87-UD3H, Z87-D3HP and the B85M-D3H.
We have already seen reviews of the flagship Haswell processor the Core i7 4770K, hell it was already overclocked to 7 GHz! How about the Haswell Core i5 processors? Well the first review of a Haswell Core i5 desktop processor has been published by Chinese website PCOnline. They took the Core i5 4670K processor through an extensive set of benchmarks and tests. Want to see how it performed? Read on!
I’m sure you have been hearing the reports about compatibility issues with Haswell desktop processors and certain power supplies. That is because Haswell processors have a new sleep state called C6 and C7. In these states the processor is nearly shut off, bringing down the power consumption. Intel’s laptop processors in the Haswell will have the same feature as well as better power effeciency. Intel has said that Haswell processsors offer 50% more battery life in laptops than did their “Ivy Bridge” predecessors did.
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