The Intel Core i7-4960X Extreme Edition CPU brings life to the LGA2011 chip package with its new 22nm microarchitecture. It also offers owners of Intel X79-based motherboards, a much-needed upgrade option. Find out if its performance levels make the option compelling!
With a tablet form factor that allows the attachment of a keyboard cover, the Intel Core i5-equipped and Windows 8 Pro-running Surface Pro is Microsoft showing the world how a no compromise device should be made. It even comes with a full HD screen and digital pen support. We find out if it lives up to its promise.
The 11.6-inch MSI Slidebook S20 is a Core i5 convertible Ultrabook that has a sliding form factor. It transitions from a tablet into a full-fledged notebook with ease. Priced at $1599, it's one of the most affordable notebooks in this form and function. We find out how it stacks up to the competition.
The ASUS Taichi 21 is the latest convertible Ultrabook that wields two full HD displays that are placed back-to-back. It's the first time we've seen this form factor on a Windows 8 Ultrabook, so how will it stack up against some of the other Ultrabooks already out in the market? We'll find out.
Banking on the success of its MSI Gaming series laptops, the company has launched its flagship MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming motherboard that is targeted primarily at gamers and power users. It is also the most feature-rich board following in the footsteps of the MSI Big Bang Z77 MPower motherboard.
With a whopping 32 phases of CPU power circuitry, the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP7 is definitely an Intel Z77 board that is not meant for the faint-hearted. It also features the new Ultra Durable 5 technology, so the board sports PowIRStage ICs and high-current 60A chokes to enable 2,000W of power delivery!
The Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro, is really an Ultrabook disguised as a tablet. It's as powerful as most other Ultrabooks in the market, but also gives users the option of discarding the keyboard dock for much more portability. Is this the ultimate combo product? Find out in our review!
The ASRock Z77 OC Formula motherboard is built for overclocking, from its liquid-cooling points at its CPU VRM heatsinks to the manual onboard OC buttons. Bundled with extra goodies and lots of software tools, we test the board in detail to find out how it fares.