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Intel DZ77GA-70K @ LanOC Reviews
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 12:02P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Now that Intel has opened up the flood gates with Ivy Bridge we can finally take a full look at their latest chipset including testing with the i7-3770. When combining the two we get the latest CPU with the latest chipset and a load of new features. You can now take advantage of PCIe 3.0 along with USB 3.0 integrated into the chipset. We were very impressed with the DZ77GA-70K when we first took a look at it, let?s finally see how it performs!"
  FULL STORY @ LANOC.ORG

Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge CPU and DZ77GA-70K Motherboard Review @MissingRemote
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 12:01P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Last year Intel?s Sandy Bridge ?TOCK? married the graphics processing unit (GPU) and CPU on the same die, making it a first class citizen in the system and introduced a true integrated processor graphics (IPG) solution. With HD audio bit steaming introduced in the previous generation, full hardware acceleration of VC-1, AVC (H.264), MPEG2 as well as 3D Blu-ray (MVC) and reasonable refresh rate accuracy already offered; Ivy Bridge?s 22nm die-shrinking ?TICK? could have easily rested only on improved process technology for frequency gains or power efficiency, but instead promises a little bit of raw performance with significant reductions in consumption. Most importantly for the home theater PC (HTPC) enthusiast significant improvements to the GPU are also included - offering greater flexibility in playback software selection as well as improvements to the existing media consumption experience. *"
  FULL STORY @ MISSINGREMOTE.COM

Intel i7 3770K Ivy Bridge CPU Review @ Hardware Canucks
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 12:00P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today, Intel is officially unveiling Ivy Bridge, and it is a significant launch.  Not only is Ivy Bridge manufactured on the brand new 22nm manufacturing process but it also features some worthwhile microarchitectural changes.   The 3770K is currently the pinnacle of the Ivy Bridge desktop lineup and looks like a perfect successor to the Sandy Bridge architecture.  "
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS.COM

Intel i7-3720QM Review; Ivy Bridge Goes Mobile @ Hardware Canucks
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 12:00P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With such a big deal being made about the introduction of Intel`s Ivy Bridge lineup on the desktop side, their new mobile chips deserve a chance in the spotlight as well.  In this review, we take a closer look at the new i7-3720QM notebook processor which promises to be a significant step forward for the mobile product space.  "
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS.COM

Intel i7-3770K Ivy Bridge @ LanOC Reviews
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 12:00P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
It seemed like the virtual ink hadn?t even dried on our Sandy Bridge review and people were already talking about waiting for Ivy Bridge to come out. The same goes for our Sandy Bridge E write-up, a lot of people on the forums and at our events spoke about waiting for Ivy before making a decision. Well I can finally say that today is that day. We are going to take a look at Intel?s new Ivy Bridge CPUs, specifically the i7-3770K. We will put it up against all that Sandy Bridge had to offer along with a few Sandy Bridge E CPUs, including the competitively priced i7-3820. At the end of the day you will know what it?s all about and we will hopefully help give you the facts in your buying decision."
  FULL STORY @ LANOC.ORG

Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge Launch Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 12:00P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge Launch Review @ HardwareHeaven.com Today Intel launch their CPU range and we are combining the i7-3770K with Gigabytes rather impressive looking G1.Sniper 3 and G1.Sniper M3 to find out if these components can make the ultimate Ivy Bridge System. Testing will of course include synthetic and real world, with the likes of 3DMark 11 and Battlefield 3 making an appearance with the GeForce GTX 680."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

OC3D: Intel DZ77GA-70K and Core i7-3770K Review
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 12:00P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The wait is finally over and Intel`s 3rd Generation CPUs are = upon us. How does it stack up to the current LGA1155s?"
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCK3D.NET

 
Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 3570K & Core i7 3770K Review @ Vortez
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 11:59A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today Intel launch their 3rd Generation of processors codenamed Ivy Bridge. We take a look at the Core i5 3570K and Core i7 3770K CPUs."
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ.NET

Intel Third Generation Core i7 3770K Review
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 11:59A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Is Ivy Bridge all it`s cracked up to be and well worth the wait? It seems so. With measurable performance improvement in just about every benchmark, it`s hard to make a case for sticking with a Second Generation Core series processor for a new build. With performance improvements anywhere between 3 and 10+%, it`s just simple math when you look at the price point between the $313 Third Generation Core i7 3770K and $339 Second Generation Core i7 2600K."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

[Tech ARP] Desktop CPU Comparison Guide Rev. 12.0
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 8:56A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There are so many CPU models that it has become quite impossible to keep up with the different models or even remember their specifications. Therefore, we decided to compile this guide to provide an easy reference for those who are interested in comparing the specifications of the various desktop CPUs in the market, as well as those already obsolescent or obsolete. Currently covering 837 desktop CPUs, this comprehensive comparison will allow you to easily compare up to 19 different specifications for each and every CPU. Here`s the latest update in Revision 12.0 : - Added the AMD Athlon II X4 651 quad-core processor. - Added the AMD Athlon II X4 641 quad-core processor. - Added the AMD Athlon II X4 638 quad-core processor. - Added the AMD Athlon II X2 221 dual-core processor. - Added the AMD Sempron X2 198 dual-core processor. - Added the Voltage specifications to the AMD FX series of processors. - Updated the Transistor Count and Die Size specifications of the AMD FX series of processors. - Updated the Release Date for the AMD FX-8100 8-core processor. - Updated the Release Date for the AMD FX-4170 quad-core processor. - Corrected the Multiplier specifications for the AMD Fusion (A) series of processors."
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP.COM

Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Full Tower Review @ Hi Tech Legion
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 8:39A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Full Tower is built to watch over any gamers system. The Overseer RX-I combines a futuristic look with loads of high end features. The front of the Overseer RX-I features a pulsating emblem. There are two USB 3.0 ports that connect through an internal 20 pin connector. Behind the USB 3.0 ports there is a BlacX HDD docking station. Both the internal 3.5 and 5.25 bays have a tool free design. PSU is bottom mounted with a removable and washable filter under the intake vent. The Overseer RX-I can support all of the latest GPU sizes up to 12.5in.///"
  FULL STORY @ HITECHLEGION.COM

Kingston HyperX 3K 120 GByte SSD @ Ocaholic
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 5:00A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With the HyperX 3K 120 GByte SSD, Kingston has a Solid State Drive in its portfolio which is based on the latest SandForce SF-2281 series SSD processor and it also comes with a competitive price tag. The drive also features SATA-III support and Kingston claims that the drive can reach throughput rates of more than 500 Megabyte per second. Also for the IOPS the manufacturer promises sky-high numbers. When writing 4 KByte blocks the drive should be able to hit a whopoing 60`000 IOPS and more."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 2GB OC Edition Video Card Review
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 1:04A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We check out Sapphire`s OC Edition variant of the new HD 7870 and see what it does for us today. Let`s check it out!"
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Crucial M4 256GB Solid State Drive Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Mon, Apr 23 2012 | 12:40A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Crucial M4 solid state drive was one of the most popular and most successful solid state drives of 2011. Much of that success can be attributed to Crucial?s reputation for reliable, quality-made products and because they are one of the largest memory producers out there. When the M4 first came out it only had a rated read speed of 415MB/s, which is pretty far off from what we?ve seen from other solid state drives in 2011. Towards the end of 2011 Crucial released a firmware upgrade that boosted the rated speeds to 500MB/s read and 260MB/s write. A nice improvement! So today we have the M4 in our labs and we will be taking it through the paces."
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

Intel's Ivy Bridge chips launch using '3D transistors'
     Sun, Apr 22 2012 | 10:57P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
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"Intel is launching its Ivy Bridge family of processors - the first to feature what it describes as a "3D transistor". The American firm says the innovation allows it to offer more computational power while using less energy. The initial release includes 13 quad-core processors, most of which will be targeted at desktop computers. This is the world's first 22 nanometre product and we'll be delivering about 20% more processor performance using 20% less average power." The firm has already built three factories to fabricate the new chips and a fourth will come online later this year. Mr Skaugen said that those who use the integrated GPU (graphics processing unit) on the chips, rather than a separate graphics card, would see some of the biggest gains. He said the processing speed had been significantly boosted since Sandy Bridge, meaning devices would be capable of handling high-definition video conferences and the 4K resolution offered by top-end video cameras. The GPU's transcoding rate also benefits from the upgrade, allowing users to recode video more quickly if they want to send clips via email or put them on a smartphone. The chips also offer new hardware-based security facilities as well as built-in USB 3.0 support. "

  FULL STORY @ BBC

CustomSLR C-Loop HD and Split Strap Camera Strap for DSLR Cameras @ TechwareLabs
     Sun, Apr 22 2012 | 5:31P | Digital Cameras | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
So you like to take pictures and either already own a Digital SLR camera or are getting ready to purchase one. It goes without saying that you intend to use your DSLR to take pictures and probably often. You should be thinking usability and comfort. With all that extra quality comes larger lenses and more bulk. You still want those great pictures but like me are searching for an easier more comfortable way to carry and use your DSLR."
  FULL STORY @ TECHWARELABS.COM

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