John Morris

John Morris is a former executive editor at CNET Networks and senior editor at PC Magazine.

Sean Portnoy

Sean Portnoy is a former executive editor at Computer Shopper magazine and editor at CNET Networks.

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IDF: Intel shows off liquid cooler, DX79SI motherboard for Sandy Bridge-E processors

It's been rumored that Intel would offer a liquid-cooling solution instead of a stock cooler with its new Sandy Bridge-E "extreme" processors, and multiple enthusiast sites have indeed snapped photos of the new cooler on the IDF exhibition floor.From the photos, we can determine that the RTS2011LC cooler has been created in conjunction with Asetek, which had previously announced it was working on a Sandy Bridge-E liquid-cooling solution.

September 13, 2011 by


Intel readying Core i7-2700K CPU to spoil AMD Bulldozer launch?

It looks like Intel may have a two-pronged approach to combating the imminent debut of AMD's new Bulldozer desktop processors. Not only does the company plan to release its new Sandy Bridge-E "extreme" chips a few weeks after Bulldozer's launch, but it also appears to have another CPU up its sleeve to send out against AMD's new FX series.

September 12, 2011 by


Intel preparing Sandy Bridge-E processors for November 15 release?

While AMD's new Bulldozer desktop chips are getting their roll-out delayed to next month, Intel may be firming up the release date for its new Sandy Bridge-E processors. According to a report from DonanimHaber, Intel will drop the new "extreme processors" on November 15, potentially just a few weeks after Bulldozer attempts to swing enthusiast attention back to AMD.

September 9, 2011 by