March 17, 2014 - 11:00 AM
During the San Francisco CES conference, Gigabyte officially introduced the Brix Pro, the flagship model in its line of mini PCs. A sample system is currently in our lab and you can expect a review shortly. What's interesting is that the system comes equipped with an Intel Core i7 4770R processor, featuring the Iris Pro 5200 graphics chip. Reason for us to subject it...
January 31, 2014 - 12:58 AM
Intel's fourth generation of Core processors, also known as Haswell, are much more efficient in terms of performance per watt. Like the predecessor Ivy Bridge, they do still get very hot when you overclock them. There is something you can do to prevent that, but it's a risky endeavor. This guide shows you the best and safest way to do it.
January 21, 2014 - 01:56 PM
Late December, Intel dropped the recommended prices of a large number of mobile processors. The chip manufacturer has recently added various new mobile CPUs to its price list. A total of ten new processors have been added; five i7s, four i5s and a Celeron chip.
The prices of these new processors range from 107 USD for the entry-level Intel Celeron 2980U to 1096 USD f...
January 20, 2014 - 12:23 PM
AMD has published a document which reveals that the chip manufacturer is currently working on a new Opteron-processor, which features eight modules with two cores each. This means we're dealing with sixteen cores on a single die. In addition to the Streamroller-cores, the Uncore has also been integrated on the die.
Although AMD already has Opteron chips with si...