The Gigabyte GA-X38-DQ6 motherboard is the latest high performance platform based on Intel X38 Express chipset. This motherboard has support for the latest multi-core processors up to FSB 1600MHz, including the upcoming 45nm processors that are due out soon. How will this stack up against our line-up of other great boards? Read on and find out!
Gigabyte has long been known as a major player in the motherboard market. They have a great name among enthusiasts, and their solid build and performance are a good reason why. Today, we look at an AMD based mATX form factor GA-MA69GM-S2H board from Gigabyte to see is they can pack their usually large punch into a smaller board. With the AMD 690G chipset this shouldn’t be a problem! Read on to find out how this board does!
ASRock brings another board to the market! This time it is an Intel P965 Express chipset based motherboard with the ICH8DH southbridge. Is it to late to bring this older chipset to market? Take a look and find out how this ASRock motherboard does against the newer P35 series boards when it comes to both performance and overclocking. The performance results might shock you!
The P35 chipset has been out for awhile now, and proven itself to be a great enthusiast chipset. Today Legit Reviews takes the opportunity to look at a slew of these boards to see who rises to the top. Included are boards from Abit, Asus, ECS, Foxconn and Gigabyte, which makes for a very interesting read if you are looking to purchase a P35 motherboard!
The ECS G33T-M2 motherboard features the Intel G33 and ICH9 integrated chipsets, which deliver great performance from a motherboard with integrated graphics. THe ECS G33T-M2 can also support Wolfdale, Yorkfield, Core 2 Quad and Core 2 Duo processors by Intel! Read on to see if this Micro-ATX motherboard is the one you’ve been looking to upgrade to!
The ECS P35T-A motherboard is built on the recently released Intel ‘Bearlake’ P35 and ICH9DH chipsets, which provides impressive performance and better efficiency. Legit Reviews takes a look at this board to see what it offers and how it performs compared to a number of other Intel solutions that are on the market today. Is the ECS P35T-A a sub $100 monster or will it be found to be lacking features? Read on to find out!
ASRock is at it again! ASRock has been known for its budget yet innovative boards and LR is taking a look at two more boards that may just fit the bill when it comes to finding a board for your budget and HTPC needs. The ASRock ConRoe1333-D667 and ConRoe1333-eSATA2 motherboards are in the hot seat this time around! Read on to see how these budget boards stack up against the competition.
XFX is a relative newcomer when it comes to motherboard production. They have been known for great performing video cards, but can they take that reputation and transfer it to a line of motherboards? XFX has released nForce 500 and 600 Series motherboards, but today Legit Reviews look at two of their motherboards in the 600 series lineup! Will the XFX nForce 680i SLI and nForce 650i SLI motherboard stand out from the crowd or blend in?
It’s not everyday that one gets to go to mainland China to see how a motherboard is made, but recently Legit Reviews was able to take a peak inside two ECS Elitegroup factories in Shenzhen, China to see how a motherboard is made from the ground up. If you want to know what all it takes to make a motherboard and ship it then this article is for you!
This time around we have a nice mATX form factor motherboard from ASRock. While it is our experience that mATX motherboards are stripped of both features and performance, we have run the ASRock ConRoe 1333-DVI/H through the paces right next to our top performers! Take a look and see if this little budget board will surprise you!
The GA-P35-DS3 motherboard is the latest high performance platform based on the killer combination of the new Intel P35 chipset from Intel and Gigabyte. The GA-P35-DS3 is part of the GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 2 Series of motherboards, featuring top quality electronic components which provide optimized power savings, ultra cooling and extended system durability. Read on to see how it performs compared to other leading chipsets!
The Adaptec RAID 3805 is an 8-port controller that supports SATA and SAS drives and next-generation PCIe connectivity. It features Adaptec RAID Code (ARC) with RAID levels 0, 1, 1E, 5, 5EE, 6, 10, 50, 60, JBOD and more! Read on to see how this MD2 low-profile RAID card does as we test it with 8 150GB Western Digital Raptor hard drives in 11 RAID configurations on Linux!
The Gigabyte GA-965P-DQ6 motherboard is the top of the line of Intel P965 motherboards that Gigabyte carries. Gigabyte has numerous Intel P965 based boards and keeps upgrading and improving on the previous versions. The GA-965P-DQ6 offers Quad Cooling, Quad eSATA 2, Quad BIOS, and Quad Triple Power Phase, all solid Capacitors and excellent heat resistance for enhanced system durability.
NVIDIA has recently released a new chipset based on their 600-series for the Intel platform. The new 650i Ultra chipset lacks SLI support, but offers strong features and performance for a ~$100 motherboard. The NVIDIA 650i Ultra chipset supports 1333MHz FSB processors and we were able to take it to 1950MHz with ease. Read on to see how this ~$100 motherboard does compared to several other chipsets as we run it through the standard benchmarking and overclocking tests.