ASUS A88X-PRO FM2+ Motherboard ASUS recently released their latest motherboard for the new AMD Kaveri FM2+ APU, the A88X-PRO. Based on the A88X platform, the A88X-PRO is ASUS’s high end enthusiast motherboard that supports both the FM2 Trinity and Richland processors, as well as the new Kaveri. The FM2+ motherboard adds support for eight SATA …more
ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition: The New Flagship ASUS recently launched their new flagship for their LGA2011 product stack, the Rampage IV Black Edition. The ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition is the newest Intel X79 motherboard from ASUS and features, well just about everything under the sun! Since the ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition is …more
ECS L337 Gaming GANK Drone Z87H3-A3X Intel Z87 Motherboard ECS is working on making a bigger name for themselves. Recently they have been coming out with motherboards like the GANK Machine Z87H3-A2X Extreme that are targeted at the enthusiast level market. Today we have a second motherboard from the ECS L337 gaming series of boards, …more
GIGABYTE G1.Sniper 5 Intel Z87 Motherboard For years GIGABYTE has been among the best of the best when it comes to motherboards and other computer components. Today we will have the pleasure of looking at one of their flagship products, the G1.Killer Sniper 5 motherboard. The G1.Sniper 5 is a beast of a board, both …more
ECS GANK Machine Z87H3-A2X Extreme Motherboard The ECS L337 series of motherboards are the top tier boards from ECS. Today we just happen to have one of them to put through the paces and see how it’ll hold up. The ECS Z87H3-A2X Extreme motherboard is based on the latest Intel Z87 Express chipset for CPU’s in …more
We all love doing computer upgrades, but sometimes we have to ask ourselves if a full system upgrade is worth it or necessary. There are times that you may only gain a small percentage of a performance boost, where there are other times that you gain significant increases. Today I am going to compare my original Intel Kentsfield CPU and X38 motherboard to a shiny new Haswell CPU and Z87 motherboard.
Being one of the top tier manufacturers of computer parts, GIGABYTE isn’t a new comer to the performance and overclocking scene. Today we have the latest entry from their OC Series of motherboards. It started with the X58A-OC a few years ago, and now we are on the Intel Z87 platform with the Z87X-OC Force! First glance at the board and specifications look promising! Will it hold true to first impressions? Read on to find out!
ASUS recently sent over their mainstream Intel Z87 ‘Haswell’ Motherboard for us to run through the ringer. The ASUS Z87-Pro has the bells and whistles that separate ASUS motherboards from the rest of the pack. Though they don’t over do it with frivolous features, everything has a function that truly adds to the value of the board. How will the ASUS Z87-Pro stack up against our other Intel ‘Haswell’ Motherboards? Read on to find out!
ASUS is known for their quality, the Republic of Gamers motherboards and Graphics cards are known for an excessive amount of quality! Today we have one such board for you, the ASUS Republic of Gamers Maximus VI Hero Intel Z87 Motherboard. The ASUS ROG Maximus Hero is a Republic of Gamers board at a value price, well at least compared to other ROG motherboards. It retails well below the top branded ROG Maximus VI Extreme and will give those that couldn’t get an ROG board before, the opportunity now! Read on to see how our first ASUS Z87 Motherboard does!
GIGABYTE was among the first to send us over one of their Intel Z87 ‘Haswell’ Motherboards to play with. We have a shiny new Intel Core i7 4770K to drop in the latest Intel LGA1150 socket, and we’re excited to see what this platform is going to do. We’re going to pit it against the Intel Core i7 3770K to see what kind of performance gains we will see from the new platform! Join us as we look at our first Intel Z87 motherboard from GIGABYTE!
Gigabyte recently invited Legit Reviews to come out and take a look at some of their upcoming Intel Z87 motherboards and that is an offer that we could not resist. Gigabyte has roughly 30 Intel 7 series motherboards and expects to have about the same number of boards for the Intel 8 series. Gigabyte expects to have around 15 boards at launch, which is too many for any one site to cover. Today we’ll be covering a handful of their upcoming Intel Z87 motherboards and going over some of the key features of those boards.
Micro Star International, more commonly known as MSI recently sent us over one of their latest Intel Z77 Gaming motherboards. Part of the recently released Gaming series the MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming is meant for those looking for top tier gaming performance. The MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming is the top rung of MSI’s Gaming Series, and today we will get to spend some time with it and put it through the paces! Read on to see how well it does!
GIGABYTE has tossed their latest Intel Z77 Express motherboard our way, and we caught it with a grin. The GIGABYTE Z77X-UP7 is the flagship motherboard on the Intel Z77 side and has a number of impressive features! Among them is the 32 phase CPU power delivery, Quad SLI and CrossFireX capabilities. That’s not all though, want to find out more? Join us as we put the top dog from GIGABYTE through the paces!
Based on AMD A85X Chipset, the BIOSTAR Hi-Fi A85W motherboard supports the latest Socket FM2 ‘Trinity’ APUs and is priced under $100. Biostar also optimized this particular board for high quality sound reproduction, so audiophiles are in luck! Read on to see how the BIOSTAR Hi-Fi A85W motherboard does when we put it to the test with an AMD A10-5800K APU!