BACK TO PCSTATS Follow PCSTATS on Facebook PCSTATS RSS Feed PCSTATS Twitter Feed + Motherboards
+ Videocards
+ Memory
+ Beginners Guides
News & Advanced Search  Feedback?
[X]   Directory of
Guides & Reviews
The PCstats Forums

Beginners Guides
Weekly Newsletter
Archived Newsletters


Seagate Backup Plus Slim External USB 3.0 2TB Hard Drive Review

 Intel Sandy Bridge: Core i5-2500K and DH67BL Motherboard  - PCSTATS.com Intel Sandy Bridge: Core i5-2500K and DH67BL Motherboard
Mon, Jan 03 2011 | 12:53AM | Filed under: Motherboards| PermaLink Posted by: STAFF

When Intel gambled by packaging its graphics processing unit (GPU) with the central processing unit (CPU) in last year’s Clarkdale the home theater PC (HTPC) niche benefited immensely from the power saving, performance gain and features like HD audio bit streaming provided by the new platform. The bet obviously paid off, because this year’s Sandy Bridge melds the GPU and CPU on the same die promising significant performance improvements for both units, dedicated transcode hardware, further reductions in TDP and frame sequential 3D Blu-ray (BD)/HDMI 1.4 support. As good as Clarkdale was it was not perfect however, with issues in the level of refresh rate precision used to playback video content - most notably using 24Hz instead of 23.976Hz to handle 24p. Today we are fortunate to have an Intel Core i5-2500K CPU/GPU and BH67BL motherboard on hand to find out if Sandy Bridge is a worthy successor and viable competitor to the last twelve months of progress in our marketplace.

FULL STORY @ MISSINGREMOTE

Recent News in Motherboards
Gigabyte Next Generation Intel Motherboards @ Legit Reviews Apr 24
News: A first look at Gigabytes next-gen Intel motherboards Apr 24
GIGABYTE Next Generation Motherboards Apr 24
Whats New: Intel Z97 Motherboards Apr 24
Gigabyte Brix Pro GB-BXi7-4770R Ultra Compact Barebones System Review Apr 23
MSI A88X-G45 Gaming Motherboard Review Apr 23
ASUS A88X-PRO AMD Socket FM2+ Motherboard Review Apr 23
ASRock Fatal1ty FM2A88X+ Killer Apr 23
EVGA Z87 Stinger ITX Apr 23
ASRock Fatal1ty B85 Killer Motherboard @ Hardware Secrets Apr 23
more...

News Categories
Audio / Sound Beginners Guides Benchmarks
Biometrics BIOS Business / Industry
Cases Chipset Computer / SFF PCs
Cooling / Heatsinks CPU / Processors Digital Cameras
Drivers Editorial Games
Gossip Hard Drives Hardware
Home Theatre Imaging Memory
Mobile Devices Monitors Motherboards
Mouse Pads MP3 Players Networking
Notebooks Operating System Optical Drives
Overclocking Peripherals Power Supply
Press Release Printers Servers
Site News Software Tips
Tradeshows / Events Video Cards Web News
   Looking for something a little farther back? Try PCstats News Archives: 1999 - present
   04 / 25 / 2014 | 12:19AM
Hardware Sections 


google
 
PCSTATS Network Features Information About Us Contact
FrostyTech
TransmetaZone
BeginnersPC
PCSTATS Newsletter
PCSTATS Forums
ShoppingList Assistance
Tech Glossary
Technology WebSite Listings
PermaLink News
Archived News
Submit News (Review RSS Feed)
Site Map
PCstats Wallpaper
About Us
Employment
Privacy Policy
Advertise on PCSTATS

How's Our Driving?
© Copyright 1999-2014 www.pcstats.com All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of Use.