Intel have declared that they intend to stop developing desktop motherboards, instead focusing on all-in-one retail products similar to Apple products. Desktops aren’t going anywhere though, as motherboard vendors like Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI will continue making motherboards for all markets.
Monthly Archive: January 2013
PC Hardware News Cont'd
This is an overclocking preview of Intel’s upcoming Haswell platform. We have noticed that they have made an architectural change that may be a great benefit to overclockers. Check out our thoughts on the potential return of BCLK overclocking!
The Intel SSD DC S3700 introduces a new Intel SSD controller for the first time in years. With a heavy emphasis on consistent performance, these drives bode well for the future of Intel SSD products. It may also refresh your opinion on some current SSDs that don’t perform as consistently as others.
AMD has quietly released an entire lineup of 8000 Radeon video cards. However if you look closely at the specs, you’ll see no reason to get too excited. In fact, things may get confusing once the real 8000 series cards are released.
There some confusion surrounding MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) and how it relates to SSD products. We explain what MTBF means for SSD, how it is tested, and how much it matters to the end user.