ASMedia USB3.1 10Gbps Benchmark

ASMedia Shows USB 3.1 Hitting 800MB/s with Type-C Connector

When Legit Reviews was looking at the Intel Developer Forum Product Showcase we were excited to ASMedia Technologies was demonstrating the industry’s first SuperSpeed USB 3.1 10 Gbps data connection on their hardware development platform. This is the first time that we have seen a working demonstration of SuperSpeed USB 3.1. For those that might …more

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NVIDIA Maxwell GM204 Die Photo Leaked

NVIDIA Maxwell GM204 Die Photo Leaked

Earlier today I posted up the leaked specifications of the new NVIDIA Maxwell cards, both the GTX 980 and the GTX 970. Now there has been a photo of the NVIDIA GM204 Die leaked out. If you missed my post about the specifications you can find them here. This photo is supposed to be from …more

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GeForce GTX 970 Video Card Specs

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970 Video Card Specs Leaked?

NVIDIA must be getting close to launching Maxwell GPUs as our inbox is full of readers tipping us off with news about the GeForce GTX 980 and GeForce GTX 970 cards. We aren’t sure if the images are real or not, but one site fan just sent in links (1, 2) to two screen captures …more

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corsair-dominator-3333mhz

Corsair Shows They Can Run DDR4 Memory At 3333MHz Too!

Corsair is one of the big names in the performance memory business and we were happy to see that they were showing off a kit of memory overclocked to 3333MHz, which ties the clock speed for the World’s highest clocked DDR4 memory kit. On display at IDF 2013 was a Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 16GB …more

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G.Skill Ripjaws 4 Fastest DDR4 Kit

G.Skill Has 32GB of DDR4 Memory Stable At 3333MHz With 1.35v

G.SKill recently announced that they had the fastest DDR4 memory kit in the world and was showing off that kit in the demo area at IDF 2014 today in San Francisco. Just this week we posted up a review on the G.Skill Ripjaws 4 16GB (4x4GB) 3000MHz DDR4 kit of memory, but it pales in …more

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Apple Debuts Next-Gen iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple Debuts Next-Gen iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple has announced their newest mobile device, the iPhone 6 Plus. This will be Apple’s largest phone with a screen meat 5.5-inches and thickness at just over 7-mm with a resolution of of 1920 x 1080 resolution.  The 4.7-inch Apple iPhone 6 was also introduced with a resolution of 1334 x 750 – almost 40% …more

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Brian Krzanich

Intel Shows First Skylake Processor Demo and Announces 2H 2015 Release Date

Moments ago Brian Krzanich, Intel Chief Executive Officer, kicked off this years Intel Developer forum here in San Fransisco, California. Mr. Krzanich shared Intel’s vision for the future and provides updates on advancements in Intel technologies. One of the most exciting announcements from the morning keynote from a high-end desktop hardware perspective was the demonstration …more

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Watch the IDF 2014 Opening Keynote Live Now!

Intel Chief Executive Officer, Brian Krzanich, has kicked off IDF 2014 and is on stage right now giving the opening keynote in San Francisco. Be sure to take a look at the livestream below that runs 9-10:30 a.m. PT.

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Intel XMP 2.0

What Is The Safe Voltage Range For DDR4 Memory Overclocking?

DDR4 memory is very new and we haven’t been told by anyone what the safe range is for DDR4 memory, which is a bit strange if you think about it. One of the key features of DDR4 memory is that the supply voltage has been reduced to just 1.2 Volts, providing a 20% improvement over …more

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 & GTX 970 3DMark FireStrike Performance

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 ‘Maxwell’ Performance Numbers Leaked

The rumors about the latest NVIDIA graphics cards code named Maxwell have been spinning for awhile now. Today though some of the performance numbers have leaked out. While I don’t have the exact specifications of the cards being used, the chart above does give us some clues. The chart from VideoCardz.com lists the GeForce GTX …more

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ASUS-OC-Socket-comparison

ASUS Shows Off Special Intel LGA2011-3 Socket With More CPU Pins!

Did you know that the ASUS ROG Rampage V Extreme, ASUS X99-Deluxe, ASUS X99-Pro and ASUS X99-A feature LGA2011-3 sockets? If you are an enthusiast you likely did, but did you know that ASUS went with a unique patent-pending OC Socket that has extra pins for extra performance? We weren’t aware of that before Haswell-E …more

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NVIDIA-GAME24

NVIDIA Announces ‘Game24′ Global PC Gaming Event on September 18th

  NVIDIA just announced their first ever global PC gaming celebration, GAME24! The 24-hour event starts on September 18th at 6PM PST and is headlined by NVIDIA with support from game developers and other PC gaming hardware companies. The goal of this event is to celebrate PC gaming, but there are also rumors that this …more

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AMD Never Settle Space Edition

AMD Never Settle Space Edition bundle

Over the weekend, AMD announced the Never Settle Space Edition game bundle that will roll out along with the new AMD Radeon R9 285 graphics card on September 2nd, 2014. The new game bundle promo is basically an update to the current AMD Never Settle Forever bundle that is being offered right now. Additions of …more

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Intel Slide Deck

Intel Haswell-E Processor Prices and Slide Deck Leak Early

It looks like Intel will be releasing the Haswell-E processor lineup along with the X99 platform on Friday the 29th, which is just several days away. According to leaked slides Intel will be launching three Haswell-E processors to start with.  The flagship model will be the Intel Core i7-5960X, which is an 8-core with 20MB …more

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