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ASRock Fatal1ty Z68 Professional Gen3 Review @ Vortez

A month on and we are taking a look at yet another ASRock Z68 Gen3 offering. This time its the turn of the Fatal1ty Z68 Professional Gen3. As the name suggests, this motherboard is the out workings and involvement with gaming sensation Jonathan Fatal1ty Wendel. Fatal1ty has been working with ASRock for some time now and this latest release is …

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Intel Smart Response Technology Showdown w/ GIGABYTE Z68XP-UD3-iSSD Review @ Tweak Town

Intel was quick to fulfill the needs of their customer base and set their sights on an on-board solution that allows system builders to bring the performance gains of solid state technology to mainstream customers. The end product was the Z68 chipset. Z68 includes Intel’s Smart Response Technology, also known as on-board SSD caching and is part of Intel’s Rapid …

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Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3: Z68 Done Right

  Company: Gigabyte Technology Product: GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 Price: ~$170 CAD Availability: Global Warranty Period: Three Years Introduction The much riled and awaited Sandy Bridge platform and Cougar Point chipset were released at the beginning of January, signalling the start of a dominant new era for Intel. Indeed, with AMDs upcoming Bulldozer lineup still in the process of rolling out, Intel theoretically …

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Intel Releases Larson Creek SLC SSD For New Z68 Motherboards

The race  just doesnt seem to be slowing in the world of SSDs these days.  Just when we wonder if Intel has finished with their complement of SSD releases, a new 20GB slc SSD, codenamed Larson Creek, is released to pair up with new Z68 motherboards. New Z68 motherboard contain a new ssd caching ability known as Smart Response Technology …

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Gigabyte on Verge of Introducing first mSATA Capable Motherboard

Gigabyte introduced it new line of Z68 motherboards capable of ssd caching with Intels Smart Response technology but their upcoming release in June will be of particular interest. It seems that Gigabyte is pushing to be the first to release a motherboard with mSATA capabilities to take advantage of Intels Larson Creek slc SSDs. We have to wonder whether this …

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