Despite being an integral part of Intel's product stack, reviews of the lower power models are few and far between. For those of us that have no interest in overclocking, the lower power parts offer similar stock performance to the big boys but at 65W and 35W. Today we are testing three chips available from Newegg at $135, $200 and $300.
AMD has shared a number of new details about what they will be doing over the coming year giving us a more complete look at their road maps.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/26/2007
We take a quick glance at NVIDIA's 680i SLI chipset to see how well it supports the latest Intel 1333MHz FSB quad core processor.
Gary Key on 7/20/2007
We tried, we really did. We tried to stay on topic, but next week's price cuts are just so damn shiny that we got distracted. Today's review...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/16/2007
Later this Summer, Intel will release its first 1333MHz FSB Core 2 CPUs onto the desktop market. Does the faster FSB do anything for performance? And how...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/25/2007
AMD introduces mainstream dual core X2s with a 45W TDP and that cost less than $100. How does that sound?
Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/5/2007
We provide a quick second look at game performance utilizing the ASUS P5K3 Deluxe, DDR3, and ATI HD 2900XT CrossFire combination.
Gary Key on 5/23/2007
Intel launches DDR3 support, introduces a new ICH9 Southbridge, and promises to bring improved performance to the table. What does the new P35 add to the P965 it replaces?
Gary Key & Wesley Fink on 5/21/2007
Our recent review found a 16% to 18% improvement in P35 memory bandwidth. We take a closer look at the components of that performance improvement.
Wesley Fink on 5/18/2007
AMD is continuing with its disclosure of future plans, this time talking about Griffin and Puma, it's new mobile architecture and platform.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/18/2007
With the utmost caution, AMD slowly unveils its processor plans. It all starts with a name.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/14/2007
AMD has decided to be even more forthcoming with details on their current and future plans. What's in store, and can they continue to compete with Intel?
Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/11/2007
In its recent tradition, Intel gave us an indication of Penryn performance well before its official ship date. Get a preview of what the first 45nm Intel CPUs...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/18/2007
The first day of IDF Beijing has begun and Intel gave away some more information on Penryn, as well as its first real ATI/NVIDIA competitor.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/16/2007
Intel gave its quad-core Kentsfield a speed bump, meanwhile AMD went through a significant set of price cuts. The landscape has indeed changed.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/9/2007
Today we met with Intel and were given some additional juicy details of what is in store for CPUs due for release during the next year. Think QX6700...
Johan De Gelas on 3/28/2007
We provide our first impressions of NVIDIA's 680i LT SLI chipset using EVGA's board and wonder if cost reductions are always beneficial.
Gary Key on 3/28/2007
We perform a quick performance comparison of an Intel G965 mATX platform and similar Intel P965 platform.
Gary Key on 3/16/2007
We compare AMD's new 690G chipset against NVIDIA's GeForce 6150 and Intel's G965 chipsets with some surprising results.
Gary Key on 3/6/2007
After a tremendously successful K8 architecture, AMD lost the performance crown when Intel released Core 2. Details on the upcoming Barcelona architecture are here, but will it be enough...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/1/2007
We provide our first impressions of AMD's new integrated graphics chipset before we roll out our performance review.
Derek Wilson and Gary Key on 2/28/2007