|Ultimate 8-core mATX Powerhouse: Xeon E5-2690, R4G, 7970DCi|
|Friday, 09 March 2012|
Ultimate 8-core mATX Powerhouse: Xeon E5-2690, R4G, 7970DCi Article
What if I have about US$5000 to spend - Could I have a true 8-core/16-thread CPU in a small form factor setup without compromising on storage, thermals or online gaming prowess?" Well, we show that we can!
Previously at CES, we came across a similar mATX based rig huming along discreetly in a hotel suite without anyone noticing. Since then, we have been obsessed with building a similar setup, specced out with some of the best hardware from around our lab, to see how much compute power we could squeeze in a small form factor. The following is a list of parts that we've used... VR-Zone