What's New With Intel's Z77 Panther Point Chipset

Continuing its tick-tock release cycle, Intel plans to unveil a new CPU microarchitecture at the end of April. Codenamed Ivy Bridge (tick), the update will bring a 22nm die shrink of current 32nm Sandy Bridge technology (tock), bringing greater efficiency and allowing Intel to cram more into the same size die.


Intel… » 4/18/12 2:20pm 4/18/12 2:20pm

The Mother of All Motherboard Shoot-Outs

Chipset delays aside, Sandy Bridge has been one of the most anticipated and impressive releases we've seen from Intel in recent years. The first wave of processors have demonstrated superior efficiency as they swept aside considerably more expensive processors of previous generations, while consuming even less power.… » 4/18/11 10:00am 4/18/11 10:00am