The Asus Rampage II Extreme X58 LGA 1366 motherboard was deisgned to be the ultimate gaming/overclocking platform for the Intel Core i7 processor series. Based on the Intel X58 chipset, the Asus Rampage II Extreme supports Intel’s new QuickPath Interconnect, 12GB of DDR3 triple-channel memory, and multiple graphics cards!
Based on a small 170mm x 170mm footprint, the ZOTAC GeForce 8200-ITX WiFi is feature packed with support for AMD Phenom II, Phenom, Athlon and Sempron processors, dual-channel DDR2 memory, integrated 802.11b/g WiFi, Gigabit LAN,
PCI Express x1 expansion, four SATA 3.0 Gbps ports and dual-display. The ZOTAC GeForce 8200-ITX WiFi also supports NVIDIA CUDA-enabled applications
with its integrated graphics!
Today we have Gigabyte’s GA-MA790GP-DS4H motherboard for review. Equipped with the AMD 790GX north bridge chipset and the AMD SB750 south bridge, this board makes for an excellent candidate for an HTPC while packing enough of a punch to handle the fastest chips AMD has to offer.
CeBIT has had a number of very interesting products announced this year and the ASUS MARINE COOL Motherboard is certainly one of them. ASUS wanted to show off a revolutionary design with new innovations that would deliver the ultimate in stability and durability for consumers. The motherboard they came up with is called the Marine Cool and it shows what the future might hold for motherboard design.
The A780GM-A Ultra is one of the latest motherboards in the ECS Black Series. This performance oriented motherboard features the AMD 780G and AMD SB750 chipsets to get the most from AMD Phenom and Phenom II processors. The A780GM-A Ultra can even support 160W processors, which means you can overclock without having to worry about ruining the board.
Today’s hard drive market is starting to grow towards enterprise level hardware, which is SAS. SAS, or Serial Attached SCSI, is the server grade storage medium of choice these days. Some desktop motherboards like the ASUS P6T Deluxe offer support for up to a pair of SAS drives, so read on as we show you how to setup a pair in RAID and install Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit.
We showed you a preview of the ASUS M4A79T Deluxe socket AM3 motherboard last month and today we will show you how it benchmarks against a socket AM2+ motherboard. Read on to find out if DDR3 memory helps boost performance over a board running DDR2 memory and if 8GB of DDR3 memory is stable on the board. If that isn’t enough we also overclock the CPU over 1.2GHz!
The ASUS P6T Deluxe OC Palm motherboard features Intel’s latest X58 Express chipset and supports all of the new generation Core i7 processors. It also supports DDR3 triple-channel memory architecture with speeds up to 2000MHz, but overclocking is required. This board is packed full of features that might just leave you wanting one!
ASRock has recently been including a feature called Instant Boot on their N7AD-SLI motherboards and claims that it only takes 3 to 4 seconds to boot up to Windows. Read on as we benchmark the ASRock N7AD-SLI motherboard and overclock it to see what it can really do. We also tossed in a couple of videos to better explain the board layout and BIOS functionality.
While we’ve had a number of engineering sample motherboards floating around our test bench in recent weeks the ASUS M4A79T Deluxe motherboard is the first retail AMD Socket AM3 motherboard to show up at our door step. Read on to see what this upcoming motherboard is all about it as you look at some of the very first pictures of the ASUS M4A79T Deluxe motherboard to be posted online.
The Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P motherboard features Ultra Durable 3 technology with a 2oz copper PCB for 50°C cooler working temperature when working under extreme loads. With 16 Intel P45 Express motherboards on the market, Gigabyte has a ton of motherboards to pick from. Read on to see if the Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P motherboard is right for you.
The Black Series X58B-A “Nehalem” Motherboard with LGA1366 socket support for Intel’s all-new “Core-i7” processors is currently the flagship motherboard for ECS Elitegroup. With the Intel X58 Express chipset handling the North Bridge duties and the Intel Intel ICH10R South Bridge handling the rest of the board you know this will be a sound and stable platform. Read on to see how the ECS X58B-A motherboard does on the benchmarks and to see it overclocks.
ASRock has recently been including a feature called Instant Boot on their N7AD-SLI motherboards and clams that it only takes 3 to 4 seconds to boot up to Windows. ASRock also claims that Instant Boot consumes less power, but does it really work? That is what we intend to find out in our video review as we bring out the timer and put it to the test.
The ECS GF8200A motherboard is part of the ECS Black Series and uses an NVIDIA GeForce 8200 single chipset in order to support 95W TDP AMD Phenom quad-core processors up to HT 5200 MT/s with Hyper Transport 3.0 technology links. The board also supports DDR2 1066MHz memory kits and features like GeForce Boost. With the economy doing poorly the need for budget boards is higher than ever and this board can be found for just $69.99 at Newegg.