The announcement of the Republic of Gamers (ROG) Rampage IV Black Edition has finally been made by ASUS. This newest announcement is related to the introduction of the new E-ATX gaming and over clocking motherboard which has specifically been designed to work with and bring out the full potential of the Intel LGA 2011 Core i7 Ivy Bridge-E processors.
Not that long ago MSI released BIOS updates for their X79 motherboards to support Intel’s latest Ivy Bridge-E processors. Since that time 7 CPU-based word records have been broken by overclockers using MSI X79 motherboards.
At IDF13 San Francisco Gigabyte was displaying their G1.Assassin 3 X79 motherboard. It is the successor to the G1.Assassin 2 which made its debnut with Sandy Bridge-E. It has been released specifically for Intel’s latest Ivy Bridge-E processors and features the X79 chipset.
ASUS has just unveiled their latest Republic of Gamers motherboard the Rampage IV Black Edition at IDF13. The Rampage IV Black Edition features the X79 chipset and LGA 2011 socket which supports Intel’s latest Ivy Bridge-E Processors.
Last week we unveiled ASUS’s latest X79 Motherboard for Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E processors the X79 Deluxe. When we posted that article not much was know about the board, we just had to go on the photos that were leaked. Well our friends over at The Tech Report got their hands on the board for a full review so we have much more detail on this high-end board!
If you have been following our news section for the past month we have been talking about Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E processors a lot. Enthusiasts have been waiting quite a while for Intel’s next high-end desktop chips and they are finally here! Today we get the chance to take a look at the big daddy of the group the Core i7-4960X Extreme Edition. This processor features six cores with a base speed of 3.6 GHz and a turbo speed of 4.0 GHz with 15 MB of cache. You will have 40 PCI-Express lanes for building a pretty insane gaming machine or workstation. There is also support for 4 channels of DDR3-1866 memory. How is this chip improved over the previous generation? Will this be the chip for your next build? Read on as we take a look…
ASUS’s latest upcoming X79 motherboard has been unveiled, it is the X79 Deluxe. It will feature improved components and support for the upcoming Intel Ivy Bridge-E processors. Ivy Bridge-E processors are backwards compatible with all socket 2011 motherboards via a BIOS update, but that does not mean companies will not come out with new boards.
According to Hermitage Akihabara, Intel Ivy Bridge-E processors will arrive in just 2 months on September 11th. These new bridges are expected to stay ahead of the Sandy Bridge-E line up but shall work on the same socket and X79 chipset with a BIOS update. New amendments of X79 motherboards with BIOS updates will be issued for release to most of the sellers. With its launch, we will see the Intel Core i7 4960K, 4930K and 4820K all releasing too.
We have heard that Intel’s will be launching their upcoming Ivy Bridge-E HEDT (High-End-Desktop) platform in Q3 of this year. VR-Zone has confirmed this and that the launch of the new processors would take place between the 4-11 of September. A more exact date of the 9th was mentioned, but it is not official.
Full tower cases, massive CPU coolers, and quad-fan cooled GPU’s are what the PC industry is all about, right? If you talked to a representative from Xi3 and assumed those things you’d probably get slapped. Xi3 is a company that revolves around the idea that full function computing is something that sound be accomplished with hardware no bigger than your fist. Smaller is better and with a recent investment announcement made by Valve, Xi3 and there product line is nothing to look down at.
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