Intel recently announced that its new range of Y-Series fourth generation (Haswell) processors will be shipping to manufacturers later in the year. These low powered chips are said to have a 4.5W scenario design power (SDP), and will power devices such as tablets and hybrid PCs.
Biostar has announced support for overclocking of 4th generation Intel Core K-series processors, on its entire Intel 8-series motherboards. This includes boards that feature the H87, B85 and H81 chipsets.
Notebook contract manufacturers, mostly based in Taiwan, have been reporting low notebook shipments for a while now. However in Q1 2013, shipments hit the lowest point in three years -- lower than even what analysts have expected it to be.
Driven by a Intel Haswell i7 mobile processor along with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M graphics, the 13.3-inch XG13 runs on the Windows 8 platform, and features a backlit keyboard, a 2-megapixel webcam, as well as two storage slots.
Powered by the lntel Haswell i7/i5 processors, the G10 and M51 are the first ASUS desktops to incorporate SonicMaster-enhanced audio. They also include ASUS Power Pack, a removable UPS for data safety with mobile device charging.
Zotac has announced a new mini-ITX platform for the 4th gen Intel Core (Haswell) processors, the H87-ITX WiFi, which allows for acommodation of high-end graphics cards, storage devices and peripherals with a full-sized PCIe x16, mSATA slots, SATA 6.0 Gbps and USB 3.0 ports.
ASRock has announced its new Non-Z OC feature that will allow owners of H87 and B85 boards, the option of overclocking their unlocked 4th generation Intel Core processors. The H87 and B85 boards don't have official support for CPU overclocking.
HP today announced a broad portfolio of PCs that point to the evolutionary direction of desktop PCs, providing enterprise customers with powerful and progressively designed devices that meet a range of deployment scenarios and needs.
With Intel's new Haswell-class processing platform officially launched, motherboard vendors are reaching out to update the PC DIY enthusiasts on their new focus and features. MSI and Corbell held such a session yesterday, so check out some of the gadgets and gear on show!