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AnandTech | Intel Iris Pro 5200 Graphics Review: Core i7-4950HQ Tested

The Prelude As Intel got into the chipset business it quickly found itself faced with an interesting problem. As the number of supported IO interfaces increased (back then we were talking about things like AGP, FSB), the size of the North Bridge die had to increase in order to accommodate all of the external facing […]

AnandTech | The Haswell Review: Intel Core i7-4770K & i5-4560K Tested

The Launch Lineup: Quad Cores For All As was the case with the launch of Ivy Bridge last year, Intel is initially launching with their high-end quad core parts, and as the year passes on will progressively rollout dual cores, low voltage parts, and other lower-end parts. That means the bigger notebooks and naturally the […]

AnandTech | MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming Review

In recent motherboard generations, the ‘in style’ thing to do is to separate the SKU line of a company into several compartments – channel/mainstream, overclocking, budget, smaller-than-ATX, X feature enabled (such as Thunderbolt), and gaming. The latest addition to the gaming scene is MSI, who have recently released their Z77 Gaming range, despite being a […]

AnandTech | The HTC One Review

It is nearly impossible to begin to review the HTC One without some context, and I’ll begin our review of the HTC One (formerly the device known as codename M7) much the same way I did my impressions piece simply by stating that HTC is in an interesting position as a result of last year’s product cycle. […]

AnandTech | The Great Equalizer 3: How Fast is Your Smartphone/Tablet in PC GPU Terms

For the past several days I’ve been playing around with Futuremark’s new 3DMark for Android, as well asKishonti’s GL and DXBenchmark 2.7. All of these tests are scheduled to be available on Android, iOS, Windows RT and Windows 8 – giving us the beginning of a very wonderful thing: a set of benchmarks that allow us […]

AnandTech | 3DMark for Android: Performance Preview

3DMark for Android: Performance Preview As I mentioned in our coverage of GL/DXBenchmark 2.7, with the arrival of Windows RT/8 we’d finally see our first truly cross-platform benchmarks. Kishonti was first out of the gate, although Futuremark was first to announce its cross platform benchmark simply called 3DMark. Currently available for x86 Windows 8 machines, Futuremark […]

AnandTech | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost Review: Bringing Balance To The Force

AnandTech | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost Review: Bringing Balance To The Force. To get our weekly geekiness quota out of the way early, the desktop video card industry is a lot like The Force. There are two sides constantly at odds with each other for dominance of the galaxy/market, and balance between the […]

AnandTech | ASUS Maximus V Formula Z77 ROG Review

AnandTech | ASUS Maximus V Formula Z77 ROG Review. The motherboard market is tough – the enthusiast user would like a motherboard that does everything but is cheap, and the system integrator would like a stripped out motherboard that is even cheaper.  An overclocker would like a minimalist setup that can push the limits of […]

AnandTech | AMD Radeon HD 7790 Review Feat. Sapphire: The First Desktop Sea Islands

AnandTech | AMD Radeon HD 7790 Review Feat. Sapphire: The First Desktop Sea Islands. In an industry that has long grown accustomed to annual product updates, the video card industry is one where the flip of a calendar to a new year brings a lot of excitement, anticipation, speculation, and maybe even a bit of […]