ASUS has recently released their new flagship motherboard in the new P8Z77-V Premium and it’s an addition we have been anticipating for some time. As much as the Z77 series has benefited from such things as WiFi, Bluetooth, integrated graphics, faster USB and ASUS has stepped even further with Thunderbolt Technology, Smart Digi+ Power Control [...]
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Just prior to CES we had received an e-mail from a reader who had spoken of a company called Kupa, a tablet manufacturer who, as the reader had stated, “wasn’t afraid to experiment outside the box”. It took us all of two seconds to get to the Kupa Website and discover the Kupa X11, a [...]
Today we are going to test the new X79 Extreme9 ASRock Motherboard in a variety of high powered benchmarks. This new high end enthusiast-class motherboard looks to set the tone for the high powered X79 overclocking segment and we are testing to see if it can live up to its reputation as the “Overclocking King”. [...]
COMPANY: ASRock Incorporated PRODUCT: Z68 Extreme 4 PRICE: ~$200 CAD AVAILABILITY: Global WARRANTY: Two-Year INTRODUCTION While starting the year in a promising and dominant fashion, Intel veered a bit off-track with Cougar Point malfunctions and setbacks. Fast-forward seven months and things have finally begun to stabilize. Without going into a rant about the [...]
If it seems like Gigabyte is on top of the world these days, there just may be a reason why. Given exception to their industry leading motherboard selection which seems to be taking awards from all directions, their main Headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan is simply breathtaking. This Gigabyte HQ invite was definitely one of our [...]
Company: Gigabyte Technology Product: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 Price: ~$170 CAD Availability: Global Warranty Period: Three Years Introduction The much riled and awaited Sandy Bridge platform and Cougar Point chipset were released at the beginning of January, signalling the start of a dominant new era for Intel. Indeed, with AMDs upcoming Bulldozer lineup still in the process [...]