The wait is over, AMD has officially lifted the embargo on the new desktop version of Llano. Everybody was impressed with the mobile versions of the AMD A8 series of APU’s, but will they hold up against the stiff competition in the desktop world? Join us as we take a look at the performance of our first Socket FM1 APU motherboard the ASUS F1A75-M Pro!
ASUS has a long history of great performing motherboards. Hopefully the ASUS Sabertooth 990FX motherboard will continue that history. The ASUS Sabertooth is the first ASUS AM3+ motherboard to come across the Legit Reviews test bench. Featuring support for the up and coming “Bulldozer” Octo-core processors as well as many other features it looks like it will be a great motherboard! Are the looks going to be deceiving? Read on to find out!
Recently ASRock has been really coming out with some great products to make a name for themselves. Now they have teamed up with the world class gamer Fatal1ty to build their name further. The ASRock Fatal1ty Professional P67 Motherboard is chocked full of features and looks like it is going to be another great product by ASRock! Am I way off base or are my first impression spot on? Read on to find out!
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!