• News tagged "x79"

Thursday, 29 Dec 2011

Gigabyte Issues BIOS Update for X79 Motherboards Prone to Overheating when Overclocked

Gigabyte Issues BIOS Update for X79 Motherboards Prone to Overheating when Overclocked

Gigabyte has issued a crucial BIOS update for three of its X79 motherboards which are the GA-X79-UD3, GA-X79-UD5 and G1.Assassin 2. The company has admitted these boards may overheat and burn when they are overclocked.

Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011

ASRock Fatal1ty X79 Professional Launched!

ASRock Fatal1ty X79 Professional Launched!

ASRock has just announced the availability of its Fatal1ty X79 Professional motherboard for Sandy Bridge-E processors. This motherboard is targeted at gamers and rig builders who are enamored with the Fatal1ty series.

Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011

Memory Vendors Launch New Quad-Channel Kits for Intel's X79 Platform

Memory Vendors Launch New Quad-Channel Kits for Intel's X79 Platform

In order to support the new Intel Sandy Bridge-E based quad-channel memory processors (like the Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition), memory vendors such as Patriot Memory, Kingston, and Mach Xtreme are launching their new memory kits.

Monday, 14 Nov 2011

ASUS Unveils Innovative X79 Motherboards

ASUS Unveils Innovative X79 Motherboards

ASUS releases a wide range of optimized X79 motherboards to suit different usage needs.

Gigabyte Launches X79 Series Motherboards

Gigabyte Launches X79 Series Motherboards

Gigabyte today announced the launch of their latest X79 series enthusiast motherboard range.

Monday, 31 Oct 2011

X79 Motherboard Offerings from ASRock!

X79 Motherboard Offerings from ASRock!

ASRock has joined the X79 pack! It has released pictures of its X79 offerings and they boast of opulent gold-capped capacitors set against black printed circuit boards.

Friday, 28 Oct 2011

Gigabyte Announces Four X79 Motherboards to Get You Excited!

Gigabyte Announces Four X79 Motherboards to Get You Excited!

The boards are here and there but the chip is nowhere to be seen. Nonetheless, we herald the arrival of four new X79 Gigabyte motherboards!

Friday, 21 Oct 2011

ECS X79 Motherboard Spotted!

ECS X79 Motherboard Spotted!

The latest ECS motherboard based on the X79 chipset has been spotted! Resembling an offering from ECS's Black Series, it supports DDR3 2400MHz memory modules to let overclockers take it to the next level.

Friday, 9 Sep 2011

Intel Sandy Bridge-E Processors Set to Arrive At Year End?

Intel Sandy Bridge-E Processors Set to Arrive At Year End?

There are rumors that Intel's Sandy Bridge-E CPUs will be shipped by November. These consumer processors' target audience are the enthusiast overclockers.

Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011

Sandy Bridge-E CPUs Not Shipping with Stock Heatsink and Fan?

Sandy Bridge-E CPUs Not Shipping with Stock Heatsink and Fan?

It is rumored that the upcoming Core i7 processor from Intel, the 3820, 3930K and the 3960X will all ship without a cooler in the box.

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