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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Intel NUC Kit DN2820FYKH

Intel NUC DN2820FYKH Bay Trail System Review

The Affordable Bay Trail Powered Intel NUC DN2820FYKH What kind of DIY desktop computer kit can you get for just $128.00? The Intel NUC DN2820FYKH is so inexpensive and tiny (measures just 116.6mm x 112.0mm x 51.5mm) that it grabbed our attention and we just had to get our hands on one. The Intel NUC Kit …more

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Intel NUC KIT D54250WYKH

Intel NUC KIT D54250WYKH Review – Finally a 2.5-Inch Drive Fits

In our September 2013 review of the Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK we told you that Intel was coming up with a version that had an enclosure that was large enough to fit a 2.5-inch SATA HDD or SSD. In October 2013 we were able to get our hands on some early images of Intel NUC …more

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GIGABYTE BRIX Ultra SFF PC & Projector Packaging

GIGABYTE Brix Ultra Small Form Factor PC & Projector Review

GIGABYTE BXPi3-4010 PC & Projector When Intel first released the NUC (Next Unit of Computing) it was intriguing to me to see where PC computing was going, it was getting smaller and smaller. Personally I wasn’t convinced about the next wave of computing, I’ve always been one who’s looking for more power, more speed and …more

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Alienware X51 R2 Performance Review

Alienware X51 R2 Desktop Gaming System Review

Alienware X51 R2 Gaming Desktop System Some say desktop computers are fading into a thing of the past, personally I prefer them over a laptop or tablet any day of the week. Laptops and tablets certainly have their place in today’s on-the-go lifestyle we lead. In fact I’m typing this while sitting in a hotel …more

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Intel Haswell NUC Gets HyperX

Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK Overclocking

How We Overclocked Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK We’ve spent pretty much all our free time this week using the Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK and if you couldn’t tell from our review, we love the new design and the Intel 4th Generation Core i5-4250U Haswell processor that powers it. In our review we showed you the …more

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Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK

Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK Review – The NUC Gets Haswell Power!

The Intel NUC DIY Barebones Kit Arrives For Haswell CPUs Last year the Intel introduced the Next Unit of Computing (NUC) and we were amazed by the power, capabilities and performance of what you could do with a four inches square.  PC users around the world quickly found out that the Intel NUC was small …more

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Intel Atom Processor Bay Trail

Intel Atom Processor Z3770 Bay Trail First Look and Performance Testing

Intel Bay Trail Processor – Overview of The New Atom Today Intel introduced the world to “Bay Trail,” Intel’s first 22nm system-on-a-chip (SoC) for mobile devices. Bay Trail is a complete redesign of the Intel Atom processor series and offers performance that comes closer to Intel’s mainstream processors lines. Since Bay Trail is based on …more

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LGA2011 Gets Ivy Bridge-E Processors

Intel Core i7-4960X Ivy Bridge-E Processor Review

Intel Ivy Bridge-E Processors Arrive The Intel LGA 2011 socket and Intel X79 Express chipset came to market in November 2011 when Intel first introduced 6-core Sandy Bridge-E processors. This platform has been around for quite some time and early adopters might be itching to update to something a bit newer. Intel today is finally …more

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What Enabling C6/C7 Low-Power States Do on the Core i7-4770K Haswell CPU

What Enabling C6/C7 Low-Power States Do on the Core i7-4770K Haswell CPU

Intel’s 4th Generation Core series processors have been out for a couple weeks and we have had a chance to better look at Haswell’s C6/C7 low-power states. This is a power saving feature that will help reduce temperatures and lower power consumption, but sadly most motherboard vendors have chosen to disable C6/C7 by default in the BIOS. Read on to see what happens when we enable it on the Intel Desktop Board DZ87KLT-75K with the Core i7-4770K processor

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