LGA 2011

Intel Core i7 5960X “Haswell-E” Processor Review

Introduction & What’s New?   The Intel Core i7 5960X, codename Haswell-E, is probably 2014’s worst kept secret. As I am writing this review the full ...

August 29, 2014 at 5:00 pm by

ASUS X99 Motherboard Launch Coverage

Introduction & The Boards The run-up to the launch of Intel’s new X99 chipset has been very similar to that of Z97 in that nothing has been kept a secret. Everything ...

August 29, 2014 at 5:00 pm by

MSI X99S MPower Motherboard Gets Pictured

If the MSI X99S XPower AC motherboard is a little too expensive and feature packed for your liking then MSI will also be offering another OC series board that is a few notches ...

August 23, 2014 at 5:36 pm by

Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 “Ivy Bridge-EP” Processor Review

Introduction When it comes to x86 processors of pure unadulterated power Intel’s high-end Xeon platforms are the only way to go. Intel’s “EP” ...

August 11, 2014 at 7:50 am by

LGA 2011 Stock Cooler Gets An Upgrade: Is The Core i7 5960X Going To Run Hotter?

Intel’s stock coolers may typically end up in most enthusiast’s bin, but for a lot of people they come in handy. Generally speaking they can deal with the CPU ...

August 6, 2014 at 11:11 am by

Intel 18 Core and 36 Thread “Xeon E5-2699 V3” CPU Spotted And Tested

Everyone knows that Intel’s Xeon processors offer a crazy level of CPU performance: the current flagship part, the E5-2697 V2, has a whopping 16 cores and 32 threads. ...

June 2, 2014 at 9:12 am by

Enermax’s LIQMAX 120S Liquid CPU Cooler Series Announced

ENERMAX announced a new LIQMAX 120S series composed of the ELC-LM120S-HP and ELC-LM120S-TAA, which features a patented Shunt-Channel-Technology to improve thermal ...

November 29, 2013 at 8:25 pm by

Gigabyte G1.Assassin 3 Motherboard Detailed

Legit Reviews have managed to get a hands-on with Gigabyte’s G1.Assassin 3 at the Intel Developer Forum 2013 event. This new X79 chipset LGA 2011 socket motherboard is ...

September 12, 2013 at 4:15 pm by

G.Skill Expands RipjawsZ DDR3 Range With 15 New Kits

G.Skill have revealed fifteen new quad channel memory kits designed specifically for use with Intel’s new Ivy Bridge-E processors on the X79 platform. These kits are ...

September 11, 2013 at 10:53 am by

ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition Motherboard Revealed

With the launch of Ivy Bridge-E comes a new high performance motherboard from ASUS. The ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition is not to be confused as the Rampage IV Extreme painted ...

September 11, 2013 at 10:28 am by

MSI Announces X79 BIOS Updates For Ivy Bridge-E

MSI has just announced that all its X79 motherboards are now ready for Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E processors. Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E retains the same socket and chipset as ...

September 9, 2013 at 10:15 am by

ASUS Reveal X79 Deluxe LGA 2011 Ivy Bridge-E Ready Motherboard

The TechReport has revealed ASUS’ brand new X79 motherboard the ASUS X79 Deluxe. This motherboard was launched alongside the Intel Ivy Bridge-E launch and uses the same ...

September 7, 2013 at 11:39 am by

Intel Core i7 4960X Extreme Edition Processor Review

Introduction   Ever since Intel released Ivy Bridge to the LGA 1155 platform, LGA 2011 owners were wondering when they would see High End Desktop (HEDT) processors based ...

September 3, 2013 at 7:57 am by

ASUS Rolls Out More Ivy Bridge-E BIOS Updates For LGA 2011 Motherboards

Around 3-4 weeks ago ASUS released a wave of BIOS updates believed to add Ivy Bridge-E support to LGA 2011 socket and X79 chipset motherboards. Today ASUS has rolled out ...

August 22, 2013 at 11:35 am by

Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 CPU Cooler Review

It has been a long time coming, but finally the king has graced us with its presence! The Noctua NH-D14 was released back on November 2nd 2009 and it has been the benchmark ...

August 15, 2013 at 8:54 am by


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