With plenty of eyes all around IDF, there are some oppertune moments to see some exciting hardware on display. Over at VR-Zone, these eyes caught glimpst of GIGABYTE's entrant into the X79 refresh: the G1.Assassin 3. This motherboard follows the G1 line of gaming motherboards with green and black styling, but one of the main additions over the previous X79 line is the OP-AMP technology as seen on particular Z87, B85 and H81 models. Alongside using the 2011 socket and being based on the X79 chipset, the motherboard looks to support four-way SLI and Crossfire, a full compliment of DIMMs, use at least one USB 3.0 controller for a total of four onboard USB 3.0 ports, and a SATA 6 Gbps controller to total...

A Closer Look at Broadwell & its New Small Form Factor Package

First, a quick recap. There are four different Haswell versions: D, M, ULT and ULX. D is for desktop, M is for mobile, ULT is for Ultrabooks and ULX...

18 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/11/2013

Acer Previews Haswell Chromebook at IDF

While they’re not for everybody (yet?), Chromebooks have become one of the most popular laptops to buy online lately – more specifically, Acer’s $200 C710-2833 Chromebook is reportedly selling...

4 by Jarred Walton on 9/11/2013

Chenbro’s Cubicom 200 NUC Enclosure

As the demand for increased CPU performance has largely plateaued during the past five or so year, Intel has looked to expand into other markets to continue supporting the...

17 by Jarred Walton on 9/10/2013

Intel Announces “Quark” SoC Family: Tiny SoCs For Tiny Devices

Kicking off today is the 2013 Intel Developer Forum, Intel’s annual gathering of developers, press, and techies. Among the many sessions scheduled over the rest of the week we’re...

26 by Ryan Smith on 9/10/2013

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