Last week when AMD released the 780G chipset they claimed that it redefines gaming for the mainstream PC. Legit Reviews spent some extra time with this board before we cranked out the review just to get a little better feel for the board and to make sure it was fully stable. Read on to see how for the first time a complete GPU has been integrated into the chipset of a motherboard!
During a recent trip to visit ATI we got a chance to see numerous AMD 780G motherboards and while we are finishing up our 780G review this should hold you over. With the 780G and SB700 chipsets motherboard manufacturers can come up with some interesting designs and today we will be showing you what ASUS, ECS, Foxconn, Gigabyte, MSI, J&W and Jetway have developed.
For most consumers, upgrading you system is an every 3-4 year ordeal. Most people do not have the typical enthusiast mentality that says “UPGRADE” every time something can give you a .005% increase in frame rates. The question for every upgrade has to be, “Is it worth it?” AMD tried to make it worth it with the Spider platform. Did they make the case that an upgrade is in the works for you?
The Foxconn X38A motherboard is the flagship Intel LGA775 board from Foxconn. This motherboard supports the latest industry technologies – Intel Core 2 Quad and Core 2 Duo processors, and DDR3 1333MHz memory. With Foxconn Combo Memory capability, both DDR3 and DDR2 memory are supported on this motherboard, which means you can upgrade your memory without changing your motherboard. Read on to see how it works!
With the release of AMD Phenom processors, manufactures have been ramping up production of compatible chipsets to support the new CPU. Following suite, ECS released the A770M-A motherboard, which is their mainstream offering for socket AM2+. It based on AMD 770 Chipset with SB600, and equipped with new technologies like PCI-E Gen 2 and HT 3.0. Read on to see if this board is right for you!
The AMD 790FX chipset is the latest enthusiast chipset from AMD and for our first 790FX review we bring you the ASUS M3A32-MVP Deluxe motherboard. This socket AM2+ motherboard supports the latest Phenom X4/X2 processors as well as the Athlon 64 X2 series. With four PCIe x16 slots for ATI CrossFireX support this is one killer board. Read on to see if the ASUS M3A32-MVP Deluxe motherboard should be on the list for your next AMD based system.
This week NVIDIA introduced the company’s next-generation NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI media and communications processor (MCP), designed specifically for 1333FSB Intel QX9650 (Yorkfield) processors. The new nForce 780i SLI MCP brings support for 45nm quad-core processors, PCI Express Gen 2.0. 1200MHz DDR2 memory and more. Read on to see how the board performs with the latest in hardware technology!
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.