Broadwell Y Details Emerge

Intel Broadwell Architecture Preview – Intel Core M and Broadwell-Y

Intel Core M – Broadwell-Y 14nm Processor Overview If you payed close attention to the announcements coming out of Computex 2014 you’ll recall that Intel announced the Core M processor series. The Intel Core M processors are based on the 14nm Broadwell micro-architecture and will be the most power-efficient processors offered by Intel in this …more

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AMD A10-7800 Kaveri APU

AMD Kaveri A8-7600 and A10-7800 APU Review

AMD Introduces The A10-7800 and A8-7600 Kaveri APUs AMD today introduced the new AMD A10-7800 and A8-7600 Accelerated Processing Units (APU) to the component channel. These processors are part of AMD’s 4th Generation of APU’s that are code named Kaveri. Kaveri is AMD’s first processor that utilizes the Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) and is aimed …more

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Intel Pentium G3258 Processor

Intel Pentium G3258 Dual Core Processor Gaming Performance

Intel Pentium G3258 Anniversary Edition Dual Core Processor Earlier this week Nate & I were able to get our hands on the Intel Pentium G3258 20th Anniversary Edition Processor to take for a ride. While he was doing this, he focused most of his time on the X86 performance of the 3.2GHz Dual Core processor. …more

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Intel Pentium G3258 Processor Retail Boxes

Intel Pentium G3258 Processor Review – Overclocking Quest For 5GHz

Intel Pentium G3258 CPU – Budget Overclocker of the Year? The Intel Pentium G3258 20th Anniversary Edition processor was released to the public this week and Legit Reviews have been waiting for weeks to pick this processor up. Why have we been highly anticipating a low-end Intel Pentium processor? Well, we remember the old days when …more

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Intel Core i7-4970K and Core i7-4770K

Intel Core i7-4790K Devil’s Canyon Processor Review

Intel Devil’s Canyon Processors Arrive – Core i7-4790K The Intel Core i7-4790K and Core i5-4690K are without a doubt the most anticipated processors to come to market for the LGA1150 platform since the first Haswell processors were released back in June 2013. Intel announced that they were going to be doing a Haswell Refresh in …more

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AMD Kaveri Notebook Prototype

AMD Kaveri Mobile APU Preview – FX-7600P with Radeon R7 Graphics

AMD Takes Kaveri Mobile and FX Returns – FX-7600P Earlier this year AMD launched their Kaveri APUs for desktops and now they are ready to release Kaveri APUs for mobile platforms. AMD’s Kaveri series of APUs feature enhanced Streamroller x86 cores and the latest in graphics cores thanks to the inclusion of Graphics Core Next …more

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Intel Devil's Canyon Logo

Intel Devil’s Canyon Coming This Month – Intel Core i7-4790K and Core i5-4690K

Intel has been talking about Devil’s Canyon for many months now and it appears that Devil’s Canyon will be available to purchase sometime later this month. We were hoping to have a review of Devil’s Canyon for you today, but Intel has yet to ship any samples to North American hardware review sites. We have …more

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AMD Mullins Discovery Tablet

AMD Beema and Mullins APU Performance – 3rd Generation APUs

AMD Beema and Mullins APU During CES 2014, AMD announced their development of their next generation low powered APUs being designed for tablets, notebooks and small form factor systems.  Detailed information is finally available for their new “Beema” and “Mullins” APUs.  Beema is being targeted at the notebook, ultrabook and small form factor type systems, …more

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AMD AM1 Platform For Kabini

AMD Athlon 5350 APU and AM1 Platform Review

AMD AM1 Platform – Kabini Comes To Socket FS1b Earlier this month AMD released the low cost AM1 platform that they believe will succeed in the low cost general everyday use and office markets. The AMD AM1 platform consists of a socketed Kabini Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) and a motherboard with the required FS1b upgradeable …more

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CyberpowerPC Zeus Mini-I 780 Review

CyberpowerPC Zeus Mini-I 780 mITX System Review

CYBERPOWERPC Zeus Mini-I 780 mITX Gaming System CYBERPOWER PC is one of the premier gaming PC boutiques out there these days, and recently they sent out there Zeus Mini-I 780 for us to play with! The Zeus Mini-I 780 is a small form factor PC, which are becoming more and more popular these days. People …more

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Intel Extreme Edition Lives On

Intel Desktop Roadmap Update – Devil’s Canyon, Broadwell, Haswell-E

Lisa Graff, Vice President and General Manager Desktop Client Platforms Group, gave a small group of journalists at the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco an update on the future of Intel’s desktop and enthusiast platforms. She also discussed the 2014 desktop roadmap and told us about several new and exciting products that Intel will …more

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Intel Pentium G3220 Dual Core Processor Review

Intel Pentium G3220 Processor Review

Intel Pentium G3220 3.0GHz Dual Core Processor The Intel Pentium name has been around for quite a long time, it’s a name that used to be synonymous with the latest and greatest processor. These days though, the latest and greatest Intel processors are part of the Intel Core series. Today the Pentium processors are more …more

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Gigabyte Brix Pro

Gigabyte Brix Pro Review – GB-BXi7-4770R

We Finally Get To Try Out The Gigabyte Brix Pro We first saw the Gigabyte Brix Pro Ultra Compact PC Kit in September 2013 at the Intel Developer Forum and instantly fell in love with the pint-sized system due to the hardware inside. Gigabyte managed to fit the Intel Core i7-4770R 3.9GHz quad-core processor  along …more

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Getting More Power From The Intel NUC

How To Get More Graphics Performance From The Intel NUC

How To Get More Graphics Performance From The Intel NUC There is a fine line that all manufacturers must be watch when it comes to having the right balance between energy-efficiency and performance. Intel’s motherboards have always been conservative when it comes to overclocking or pushing a system beyond its originally designed plans. We understand …more

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