Have you ever wondered what you could do with all of your high bandwidth, low latency RAM? Romex Software’s FancyCache has a suggestion for you: cache your drives. Caching has been all the rage lately in the SSD world. If there isn’t a caching solution to your liking now, chances are their will be soon enough although such options are …Read More »
Tag Archives: Sandy Bridge
Intel Core i7-3820 Quad-Core CPU Review – Get Ready for Some Great 5.0 GHz Speeds!
Today’s review will be just a bit different as we transition from the typical SSD review to that of CPU as Intel was nice enough to send along a newly released Sandy Bridge E i7-3820 for us to take a look at. The timing of this review couldn’t be more appropriate as many will be looking for that ‘last minute’ …Read More »
ASRock Z68 Extreme 4 Motherboard Review – “All Inclusive” Becomes The New Standard
COMPANY: ASRock Incorporated PRODUCT: Z68 Extreme 4 PRICE: ~$200 CAD AVAILABILITY: Global WARRANTY: Two-Year INTRODUCTION While starting the year in a promising and dominant fashion, Intel veered a bit off-track with Cougar Point malfunctions and setbacks. Fast-forward seven months and things have finally begun to stabilize. Without going into a rant about the Cougar Point chip set as …Read More »
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 …Read More »