Johan’s awesome overview of the Haswell-EP ecosystem showed that the server processor line from Intel is firmly in the track for DDR4 memory along with the associated benefits of lower power consumption, higher absolute frequencies and higher capacity modules. At that point, we all assumed that all Haswell-EP Xeons using the LGA2011-3 socket were DDR4 only, requiring each new CPU to be used with the newer generation modules. However thanks to ASRock’s server team, ASRock Rack, it would seem that there will be some Xeons for sale from Intel with both DDR3 and DDR4 support. Caught by Patrick at ServeTheHome, ASRock Rack had released their motherboard line without much of a fuss. There is nothing strange about that in itself; however the following four models...

NVIDIA Will Buy ULi

NVIDIA has announced they will buy ULi Electronics.

17 by Wesley Fink on 12/14/2005

FIRST LOOK: ULi M1697 for Athlon 64/x2

ULi has just released a low-cost single-chip solution for AMD Athlon 64. With HD Audio, SATA2 RAID, and Dual x8 PCIe video, we take a look at how the...

51 by Wesley Fink on 12/13/2005

Intel chipset roadmap update

Intel introduces four new chipsets to its roadmap heading into the 2H of 2006 and upgrades FSB and memory support. Pricing doesn't fluctuate much and the high-end solutions remain unchanged.

13 by Tuan Nguyen on 12/7/2005

Intel Yonah Performance Preview - Part I: The Exclusive First Look at Yonah

We've had Yonah for a month, but we finally got a motherboard that it'll work in. It didn't take us long to put the two together and present...

135 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/30/2005

Athlon 64 3000+ EOL'ed, New 3200+ and 3500+ E4 Stepping

Athlon 64 3000+: 2003 - 2005 RIP. We also have details on the new Venice E4 steppings.

23 by Kristopher Kubicki on 11/26/2005

ULI chipset roadmap update

New updated information on chipsets from ULI to support the latest from Intel, AMD and ATI.

11 by Tuan Nguyen on 11/23/2005

ATI RD580: Dual x16 Crossfire Preview

An exclusive look at the upcoming ATI RD580 Dual x16 chipset and the Manta motherboard.

52 by Wesley Fink on 11/16/2005

Itanium - is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Despite its rather dull reputation of being a big iron CPU, and the flood of negative predictions, the EPIC CPU family has something fascinating. From a purely technical ...

42 by Johan De Gelas on 11/9/2005

Intel's reopens Fab 12; prepares for 65nm

After a long closing and revamp, Intel finally reopens its Fab 12 plant and prepares to produce processors based on 65nm technology.

6 by Tuan Nguyen on 11/7/2005

Crowning a new Champ; AMD's Opteron 165

Costing nearly half the price of the speedier 175 part, the Opteron 165 latest pricing of $300 is generating high demand.

26 by Tuan Nguyen on 11/5/2005

Socket M2 Processor Roadmap; FX-62 and Athlon 64 X2 5200+

AMD's newest roadmap - complete with details on the newest M2 socketed chips.

28 by Kristopher Kubicki on 11/3/2005

New NVIDIA MCPs for AMD and Intel

New NVIDIA MCPs are on the way with more PCIe lanes and extra PHYs, and at a new low cost too!

8 by Kristopher Kubicki on 11/1/2005

Intel's 65nm Processors: Overclocking Preview

Today, we provide a preview of Intel's upcoming Pentium and Pentium D processors built on their new 65nm process. We focus on overclocking potential and power consumption. Let's...

42 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/25/2005

NVIDIA Dropping 975X Support and More Yonah Tidbits

We have more info on Intel's upcoming 975X chipset and details about Yonah

12 by Kristopher Kubicki on 10/18/2005

Intel To Change The Product Name, Again

Less than 18 months after the last time Intel changed its product names, the company is at it again - new naming tables inside.

34 by Kristopher Kubicki on 10/16/2005

AMD's Phil Hester Speaks: Next Generation Architecture, Sort of

What's in store for AMD after the K8 architecture? We haven't the faintest clue, but we tried to find out a little more from AMD's new CTO -...

21 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/14/2005

AMD's Fab 36 Grand Opening - 90nm and 300mm in Germany

AMD invited us to the grand opening of their first 300mm fab in Dresden, Germany. We got a chance to hear AMD talk about Fab 36, the potential...

70 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/14/2005

ULi M1575 for ATI Crossfire – SATA2 and Fast USB for the ATI Chipset

ULi delivers a South Bridge for the ATI chipset with SATA2 and competitive USB Performance.

15 by Wesley Fink on 10/13/2005

Pentium M Dual Core in January 2006 - Summary of the Intel Mobile Roadmap

Intel's next generation mobility CPU is almost upon us. We have new information detailing the release schedule and product names of these new chips inside!

34 by Peter Mayerhofer on 10/6/2005

Investigations into Socket 939 Athlon 64 Overclocking

Many people don't fully understand the intricacies of overclocking, particularly with the Athlon 64 options. Our goal here is to provide some detailed information about overclocking as well...

100 by Jarred Walton on 10/3/2005

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