MSI today launched their AMD 9-Series chipsets products: the 990FXA-GD80 and 990FXA-GD65 mainboards. Both of these boards are ready for AMD ‘Bulldozer’ octa-core AM3+ CPUs when they arrive later this year. The AMD 9-series isn’t that different from the 8-series that it replaces. In fact, the block diageam from the both series would look the same, so the biggest difference is certainly socket AM3+ and the ability to support upcoming AM3+ packaged processors. Read on to see how the MSI 990FXA-GD80 motherboard compared to an 890FX board from ASRock!
GIGABYTE has been putting out quality motherboards for years now! Today we have the opportunity to look at the Flagship Intel P67 motherboard, the P67A-UD7-B3. With an impressive number of USB 3.0 ports and 24 phase power for the CPU the GIGABYTE P67A-UD7-B3 is sure to please. How will this flagship product stack up to the other Intel P67 motherboards we have tested? Read on to find out!
The new ASUS P8Z68-V Pro takes advantage of the latest chipset from Intel. The new Intel Z68 chipset combines the best from the previous Intel P67 and Intel H67 chipsets. Find what’s new and how well it performs compared to an Intel P67 motherboard as you join us in our first look at an Intel Z68 motherboard!
The Intel Desktop Extreme Board DX58SO2 is designed to unleash the power of the new Intel Core i7 processors and was created by Intel, so you should expect rock solid stability and good performance numbers with it. Read on to see how the Intel X58 Express motherboard solution does when compared to a couple other Intel X58 motherboards as all fight for the top spot in the benchmarks!
The Gigabyte G1.Assassin is the flagship motherboard in the GIGABYTE G1-Killer series. Based on the Intel X58+ICH10R Chipset, this features a gun clip heatpipe design, 16 power phase design, Dual CPU Power and Driver MOSFETs for the best in power stability. Gigabyte also put on Sound Blaster X-Fi Digital Audio Processor with X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity for superior audio to make your games sound better. Read on to see how this board does as it costs $510 and for that price it better be perfect!
It has been a few years since Sapphire has put out a new motherboard. Here we are though, getting ready for a look at their first Intel motherboard since the days of the Intel Pentium 4! The Sapphire Pure Black X58 supports USB 3.0, SATA 6, and CrossfireX for starters! Is the Sapphire Pure Black X58 motherboard going to be the right board for you? Read on to find out!
BIOSTAR products don’t come into the Legit Reviews test lab very often, and when they do, they don’t disappoint. Or at least they haven’t yet. Today we have the chance to take a look at the new TP67XE from BIOSTAR. This particular board is based on the Intel P67 series chipset. Featuring support for Crossfire and SLI, it promises to be a very full featured board. It may be full featured but it’s not priced like it! How will it perform against the other Intel P67 boards we have looked at? Read on to find out!
Sandy Bridge is more than just a powerful CPU, it’s also one of the most powerful integrated graphics processors ever seen. Coupled with the ECS H67H2-M motherboard we get into Blu-ray playback performance and bitstreaming HD Audio. Could a Sandy Bridge CPU and H67 be the future for your HTPC? Read on to find out!
GIGABYTE Motherboards have always employed a wide variety of colors on them. At least until now. The GIGABYTE P67A-UD4 motherboard features the all new blacked out color scheme! First impressions, they look great! Unfortunately, looks won’t do anything for performance. Today we are going to take the newly designed GIGABYTE P67A-UD4 out for a test drive. While it looks great, the question will be does it perform? Read on to find out if the performance matches the looks!
ECS is trying to gain a foothold in the “Extreme” motherboard market. They are trying to do this with the Black Extreme series of motherboards. Today we are going to look at one of the the Black Extreme motherboards, the ECS P67H2-A Black Extreme. We were able to take a sneak peak of it in late December 2010, and it looks promising! How well is the ECS P67H2-A Black Extreme going to perform when we compare it to several other Intel P67 motherboards? Read on to find out!
The MSI P67A-GD65 is the next motherboard to come across the Legit Reviews Intel Sandy Bridge test bench. Our first article featured the ASUS P8P67 Deluxe as well as the ASUS P8P67. Both of these boards did a bang up job and set the bar high. This will give the MSI P67A-GD65 P67 based motherboard something to strive for. Will the MSI P67A-GD65 meet that challenge or will it crash and burn? Read on to find out!
Now that the N.D.A.’s have been lifted, we can give you the low down on the new Intel P67 chipset, A.K.A. Sandy Bridge. In this article we will take a look at two new ASUS P67 motherboards. The first motherboard is the entry level ASUS P8P67. The ASUS P8P67 features USB3, SATA6, and CrossfireX support. The second board is the top tier of the ASUS P8P67 series, the ASUS P8P67 Deluxe has all the features of the ASUS P8P67 plus SLI, a 16+2 phase power design and more! How will it perform against the Intel P55 system? Read on to find out!
Today we have the opportunity for you to take a sneak peak at one of the new Intel P67 motherboards. All of the P67 motherboards will be hitting the shelves of stores near you soon, but we wanted to give you a peak at the ECS P67H2-A Black Extreme. We aren’t going to give you any performance numbers on the ECS P67H2-A Black Extreme, Yet! Check back often for more of these previews to come, and ultimately the performance numbers!
Are you trying to build a great performing Intel X58 system? Are you trying to do it on a budget? GIGABYTE may just have the board that you are looking for! The GIGABYTE GA-X58-USB3 retails for only $179.99 and if it lives up to the GIGABYTE name, you know it is going to offer up some great performance! Read on to see how it performs in our battery of tests and see if we can get some extra performance by overclocking our Intel Core I7 950 with this “budget” board!