ASUS has finally revealed its new Z68 Based motherboards featuring the Next Generation PCI-Express 3.0 Expansion Slots. The Lineup includes Three new boards, The top tier P8Z68 DELUXE/Gen3 falls in the 250$ Price Segment, P8Z68-V PRO/Gen3 in the $200-segment, and the P8Z68-V/Gen3 in the sub-$200 segment.
AMD has started preparing the A85FX-FM2 Chipset for its next generation Trinity APU’s which are part of its “Comal” Platform. The Comal Platform along with Trinity APU’s are expected to launch in Q1-Q2 2012 and this news suggest that AMD is gearing up for an early 2012 launch of its new APU platform.
DICE has confirmed the release of its Open Beta for this year’s most anticipated FPS title “Battlefield 3″. The Beta is already available to users who Pre-Ordered Battlefield 3 on Origin or Medal of Honor: Limited Edition. Access to the Open Beta will begin on 29th September (According to the timer here) for PC/PS3/Xbox 360.
Leaked Benchmarks of AMD’s Upcoming Bulldozer FX platform have been leaked over at Donanimhaber.com. The Leak includes multiple presentation slides which detail Performance, Pricing and the platforms launch lineup which are scheduled for release on October 2011.
Nvidia has revealed the Benchmark Numbers of its Tegra 3 “Kal-El” which is said to hit markets this current year. The forthcoming Tegra 3 featuring a 40nm manufacturing Process, Double the number of cores and enhanced graphics core was compared to the previous gen Tegra 2 and other Dual chip rivals.
Benchmarks of Intel’s Upcoming Flagship Sandy Bridge-E Processor have been revealed over at Coolaler Forums. The benchmarks redefine high performance computing where Intel’s current flagship Core i7 990X was put to test against Intel’s Upcoming Core i7 3960X Extreme Edition (Sandy Bridge-E) Processor which will launch in Q4 2011.
Donanimhaber has unveiled new release date and pricing info of AMD’s Upcoming Bulldozer FX Processors. According to the details, Sources among retailers have revealed that AMD will be launching three new processors as part of its FX-Series Lineup on October 12 2011. This almost sounds legit since AMD delayed the launch of its processors from Q3 2011 (September) to Q4 2011.
A new update for DICE’s FPS “Battlefield: Bad Company 2″ has been confirmed by Mikael Kalms over at Battlefield Blog. The Update is exclusive to the PC and would address some stability problems with the game and performance issues.
Benchmarks of AMD’s Upcoming FX-8120 Processor have been posted by a user over at Coolaler Forums. The Zambezi-FX chip is an B2 Engineering Sample which is supported on the AM3+ Socket Motherboards featuring AMD’s 990FX/SB950 Chipset.
An online Chinese store has put up Intel’s Upcoming Sandy Bridge-E on sale for 2000$. The Processor “Core i7 3960X” would be Intel’s flagship Extreme Edition Processor of its LGA 2011 lineup, The one being sold is still an engineering Sample and costs 2001.72$.
A clock-to-clock comparison of AMD’s Upcoming Bulldozer FX-8150 versus the Phenom II X6 1100T Processors has been posted over at OBR Blog. The Zambezi and Phenom based processors were overclocked to 4.2Ghz for a fair benchmarking session since both come at Different Stock frequencies.
Gigabyte has also displayed its motherboard lineup based on Intel’s Enthusiast X79 Chipset. The motherboards were displayed at the IDF 2011 event where Gigabyte showed its Socket 2011 Lineup including the high end GA-X79-UD7 and G1.Assassin 2 Motherboard.
MSI has unveiled its LGA 2011 lineup of Motherboards at the IDF (Intel Developer Forum) 2011 event. The lineup consisted of three new motherboards based on the X79 chipset featuringthe LGA2011 socket which would support Intel’s Upcoming Sandy Bridge-E Processors.
This just in, A Group of professional overclockers from Advanced Micro Devices have set a CPU Frequency World Record. The Record was set on 31st August 2011 during an AMD FX pre-launch briefing in Austin, TX at AMD Headquarters. The Record was set by an Eight Core Bulldozer CPU “FX-8150″ which was overclocked beyond the 8Ghz barrier.