After looking into the LGA 1366 processors recently, HT4U.net presents measurements of the real power dissipation of Intel’s LGA 1156 processors. The measurements on an especially prepared mainboard include details on the influence of the Turbo Mode and integrated graphics cores.
FULL STORY @ LEISTUNGSAUFNAHME (http://ht4u.net/reviews/2010/leistungsaufnahme_intel_sockel_1156/)
The ASRock A330ION motherboard is interesting in many respects. The first is that the system supports an external graphics card via a PCI Express 2.0 x 16 slots. That means if you want to use a Radeon HD 5870 video card you can, depending on the size of the case you install this motherboard into. The second point is that it supports RAID 0, 1 among four SATA drives meaning multi-terabyte RAID arrays a possibility. The motherboard has support for DDR3 memory, another difference versus the Intel platform which does not yet support it.
FULL STORY @ MOTHERBOARDS (http://www.motherboards.org/reviews/motherboards/2049_1.html)