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Asrock readies new HTPC with Sandy Bridge, GeForce chips

Few companies have remained as competitive as Asrock in the HTPC segment in recent years. In late 2009, the Taiwanese manufacturer impressed us with its Intel Atom and Nvidia Ion-packing 330HT-BD, an ultra-compact powerhouse capable of driving 1080p videos and…

Sandy Bridge E Core i7-3960X performance revealed early

Although an exact release date for Intel's upcoming X79 chipset and Sandy Bridge E processors remains uncertain, DonanimHaber has revealed some new details about one of the parts. The Turkish site has published some internal slides that compare Intel's existing…

AMD's Bulldozer-based FX-8130P benchmarked early

Last month at the E3 conference in Los Angeles AMD officially reintroduced the FX brand for their top performing processors aimed at PC enthusiasts and gaming aficionados. Although no actual products were launched, we already have a pretty good idea…

Rumor: Apple Mac Pro, Mac mini updates coming in August

We've been hearing about an imminent update to Apple's MacBook Air lineup that will include Intel's latest generation Sandy Bridge processors and the new high-speed Thunderbolt port. Apparently, it won't be too long before Mac Pros and Mac Minis get…

Intel launches sub-$100 Sandy Bridge processors

Intel's Sandy Bridge architecture has finally pierced the sub-$100 market with the addition of four new Pentium processors: the G620, G620T, G840 and G850. Although Intel's pricing sheet only reveals basic information, the fine detectives over at Tech Report have…

Apple readying iMac, MacBook Air Sandy Bridge refreshes

If you're shopping for new iMac or MacBook Air, it's probably in your best interest to hold off for a few weeks. Current iMac supplies are very constrained and according to 9to5 Mac's sources, Apple stopped shipping iMacs to resellers…

Report: Intel readies Sandy Bridge-based Pentium chips

Intel is looking to introduce a range of Pentium processors based on the 32nm Sandy Bridge microarchitecture, according to a report by Chinese site Inpai. The budget-oriented family will apparently comprise four different chips, with the dual-core Pentium G850 leading…