Weekend News, May 8th 2011

Zotac is a company that muscled their way onto the graphics card scene in 2006, but they’ve not stayed stagnant. In the past couple of years they opened up their market to mini PCs and even ITX motherboards. Today that’s what we’re taking a look at the, M880G which packs an AMD Turion CPU.

As i type away on my quad core processor with its eight threads i can somewhat feel that a bit of light word processing isn’t really pushing its power to the max. Obviously when i need its four cores for some video rendering or photo work, it’s ready and waiting. Not everyone needs that amount of computing power though, and it would simply be money wasted. This is why AMD have continued to keep focus on dual core processors, but have still been squeezing higher clock speeds out and coming up with the the AMD Phenom II X2 555 dual core 3.2GHz AM3 processor that we’re looking at today. Also, did we mention it’s part of the Black Edition range?

The Sandy Bridge B3 revision motherboards are out and ready to go. ASUS has already re-released all of their previous motherboards under the new revision. You’ve seen our reviews of other ASUS P67 motherboards, and
Benchmark Reviews is now bringing you a look at the ASUS Sabertooth P67 B3 Rev 3.0 motherboard with its TUF Thermal Armor and military grade components. We have a good idea where the benchmark scores will fall, and we don’t expect any surprises there. But every motherboard is a little different. In this article, Benchmark Reviews is focusing on the ASUS Sabertooth P67, what it brings to the table, and how that compares with other P67-Express motherboards.


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Win not one, but two Bitfenix Shinobi cases!

Yes, it is that time again. Time for Kitguru to work with one of our many partners in bringing you, our readers, some sexy new hardware. This time our partner of choice is BitFenix, one of the most exciting new chassis
developers, who recently announced their new SHINOBI case.

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