Intel Llama Mountain Reference Tablet

Intel Core M 5Y70 Broadwell-Y Benchmark Numbers Run At IDF 2014

Intel has officially revealed the Core M processors, the first fifth-generation Core processors that use the ‘Broadwell-Y’ microarchitecture. We’ve told you about Broadwell-Y before, but we’ve never been allowed to see detailed performance numbers, let alone run benchmarks ourselves on the reference platform. That all changed today when we were able to run benchmarks on …more

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Our First Dead Intel X99 Board and CPU

Intel X99 Motherboard Goes Up in Smoke For Reasons Unknown

This morning I woke up bright and early to benchmark some DDR4 memory kits and found myself waking up not to Folgers in your cup, but the smell of burnt electrical after loading the XMP profiles on a memory kit and restarting the system. Let me tell you what happened, the best I can. On Friday …more

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intel Core i7-5960X Haswell-E Processor

Intel Core i7-5960X 8-Core Haswell-E Processor Review

Intel Core i7-5960X – Haswell-E CPU’s Finally Cometh Intel today launched three new high-end Haswell-E processors for the brand new Intel X99 chipset based platform that was also launched today along with the new LGA 2011-v3 socket. This means that you’ll have to get a new motherboard with an LGA 2011 v3 socket, but your …more

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Digital Storm Bolt II

Digital Storm Bolt II Small Form Factor PC Review

Digital Storm Bolt II Introduction With the desktop PC market showing signs of faded interest over the past several years, Digital Storm is here to help spark interest to those who are gamers at heart. While at CES 2014, Digital Storm showed us their latest custom PC creation, the Bolt II. This hand crafted beauty …more

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ECS LIVA Mini PC Kit w/ 32GB of eMMC Storage

ECS LIVA Mini PC Kit Review – Intel Bay Trail-M System For Under $135

ECS LIVA Mini PC Kit – World’s Smallest Windows Based Mini PC ECS ELITEGROUP has been around for nearly three decades and over that period of time the company has become one of the leading OEM corporations, but they also have a consumer side of the product line where they make mostly motherboards along with …more

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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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