1. R

    Alienware X58 MOBO Overclocking

    Sorry to bring up something that I'm sure has been discussed. I have had my rig for awhile, upgraded it many times. Never manualy overclocked it just ran with the overclock setting 1 in my BIOs. My Bios version is A11. Red some pretty good threads on how to overclock the old Bloomfield i7-920...
  2. J

    Help! trying to get i7 950 on a Asus Sabertooth x58 board to 4GHz !!

    System Specs : Asus Sabertooth X58 i7 950 H80 liquid cooler 12gb Kingston Hyper X memory Msi Radeon 6850 x2 850w PSU
  3. Skyguy

    ASUS P6X58-E Pro

    We all know that LGA1366 X58 motherboards are not new products. They've been around for some time now and have proven to have quite a bit of longevity. Today we will take a peek at the ASUS P6X58-E Pro motherboard and see what goodies ASUS has added to this long lasting and versatile chipset...
  4. L

    Z68 vs. X58 - Which Is The Better Gaming Platform?

  5. Skyguy

    Sapphire Pure Black X58

    The Sapphire Pure Black X58 is the company's first foray into the premium Intel motherboard market, and this board sports gorgeous styling, strong features, and impressive performance. But it's in for a very tough fight against some established companies and products. Can the Pure Black X58...
  6. Skyguy

    Gigabyte X58-USB Motherboard

    Priced at about $180 USD, the Gigabyte X58-USB3 is probably the least expensive X58 boards out there that has USB 3.0 included as a feature. There isn't SATA 6G here unfortunately, but that won't likely affect many users with a modest budget anyways. In fact, the X58-USB3 looks and handles very...
  7. Skyguy

    ASUS Sabertooth X58

    The ASUS Sabertooth X58 is part of the ASUS TUF, or The Ultimate Force, series. A play on words, it is indeed "tough", both in styling and fabrication. It looks like military camoflauge, with a very unique colour scheme, its components are coated in ceramics, and it's built to military...
  8. Skyguy

    ASRock X58 Extreme6

    The ASRock X58 Extreme6 motherboard offers performance and value in a quality package to consumers. It has extensive SATA 6G and USB 3.0 connections, an improved layout from the Extreme3 predecessor, and some handy enthusiast tidbits that should interest those who want a strong overall board but...
  9. Skyguy

    ASRock X58 Extreme3

    The ASRock X58 Extreme3 motherboard looks to be one such product that offers performance and value in a quality package to consumers. It has SATA 3, USB 3.0, and some handy enthusiast tidbits that should interest those who want a strong overall board but don't have a hefty budget to spend...
  10. Skyguy

    Gigabyte GA-X58-UD9

    We've seen many X58 motherboards since their initial launch, and lately some refreshes with SATA 6G and USB 3.0 coming to the market. But we've never seen a board with a price tag like the Gigabyte GA-X58-UD9. We are well aware of Gigabyte's reputation among overclockers, and truth be told...
  11. Skyguy

    MSI Big Bang XPower

    Looking to build a monster Folding @ Home rig? This may be the board for you. MSI has fashioned the Big Bang XPower board for enthusiasts, as it's built with SIX PCI Express slots, military-grade components, and OC Genie for some easy auto overclocking. Toss in a great price and you've got an...
  12. Skyguy

    Asus P6x58d-e

    ASUS has released the P6X58D-E, featuring USB 3.0 and SATA 6G, hence the "-E" suffix on the model name. The P6X58D-E appears to be an evolution of the vaunted ASUS P6T Deluxe, and probably more specifically the P6X58D, bringing a strong feature set at a price tag that won't drain your...
  13. Skyguy

    ASUS P6X58D Premium Motherboard

    Often seen as trailblazers, ASUS has released the P6X58D Premium, currently their only board that features USB 3.0 and SATA III, as well as being ready for the upcoming 32nm 6-Core processors. The P6X68D Premium is positioned to be the successor to the P6T going forward in the ASUS product...
  14. Skyguy

    OCZ Reaper 6GB DDR3-1866

    Today we’ll be looking at the OCZ Reaper 6GB DDR3-1866 modules, which sport some slick heatspreaders at a very attractive price. What's not to love about good looking and cheap? Err.......let's not go there. Anyways, what about performance? In our world, Performance is King, so today we’ll found...
  15. Skyguy

    EVGA X58 Classified

    Look what arrived and will be featured very soon in a new review, hot off the production line for PureOC :D
  16. Skyguy

    ASUS Rampage II Extreme

    There are several manufacturers that offer various products in the new X58 chipset, and today we’ll be looking at what is probably the most coveted (and expensive) one: the ASUS Rampage II Extreme. It is manufactured and marketed as a high-end, enthusiast board, and features some unique goodies...
  17. S

    Need help getting to 1866

    So i called EVGA earlier in the day and they said maybe a future bios update will help... But anyways here we go Evga X58 mobo with the latest bios SZ1C i7 965 at stock speeds for now, 12gb total of Corsair TR3X6G1866C9DF @ 1.65v 3 9800GTX's waiting to see what else comes out of Nvidia, and...
  18. Skyguy

    ASUS P6T Deluxe

    The P6T Deluxe seems to correct and avoid many mistakes of the previous Socket 775 boards, in addition to offering several new features unique to the X58 chipset. These new i7 chips also change many of the operational rules altogether, from memory controller to multi-GPU support, and ultimately...
  19. Deton

    Intel Core i7 Processors & Models

    According to HwBox here are the prices & Models for the upcoming Nahalem: |Core i7 920| Core i7 940 | Core i7 965 Produce Code|BX80601920|BX80601940|BX80601965 die|45nm|45nm|45nm transistor|731mil|731mil|731mil socket|LGA1366|LGA1366|LGA1366 threading|8 |8 |8 Mhz| 2.66Mhz|2.93.Mhz|3.20Mhz L2...