ASRock’s foray into nVidia’s ION platform, the A330ION Mini-ITX motherboard aims to compete with other small form factor ION boards by offering 4 SATA ports, PCIe x16 slot, and, most importantly, support for DDR3 RAM. In this review, we look at the A330ION and see what edge, if any, it has over the competition.
Based on the Intel X58 chipset, the GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD7 motherboard delivers all the killer next generation features that gaming enthusiasts and power users have been waiting for. The X58A-UD7 includes support for USB 3.0, SATA 6Gbps, Intel’s upcoming 32nm six-core high performance processors and NVIDIA 3-Way SLI and ATI CrossFireX multi-GPU configurations.
The ASUS P7P55D Premium motherboard is ideal for serious gamers and power users. The two-chip layout conserves power and delivers advanced performance tuning for a smoother, more realistic experience. Plus, Asus has pushed the envelope for the standard DDR3 memory specification, hitting speeds of 2133 MHz. The ASUS P7P55D Premium also supports both NVIDIA SLI and ATI CrossFireX multi-GPU technologies.
The Core i5 processor and P55 Express chipset are Intel’s flagship parts for the mainstream market. Today, Legit Reviews takes a look at the Intel Extreme Series DP55KG ‘Kingsberg’ and DP55WG ‘Warrensburg’ motherboard to see how these two board perform. Both offer the same level of performance at default clock speeds, but what about features and overclocking performance?
The ASUS P7P55D Deluxe motherboard is ideal for serious gamers and power users. The two-chip layout conserves power and delivers advanced performance tuning for a smoother, more realistic experience. Plus, Asus has pushed the envelope for the standard DDR3 memory specification, hitting speeds of 2133 MHz. The ASUS P7P55D Deluxe also supports both NVIDIA SLI and ATI CrossFireX multi-GPU technologies.
Zotac’s Mini-ITX motherboard platform, based on Intel Atom’s low-power cpu and Nvidia’s ION graphics platform, packs a full feature set in a tiny package. With built-on wireless internet, HDMI, high-def audio, and the ability to playback Blu-Ray content with ease, the IONITX-A-U motherboard stands to push HTPCs to a new realm of capabilities.
Some very interesting pictures just landed in the Legit Reviews mailbox of the upcoming ASUS P7H57D-V EVO Motherboard! These are the first good quality pictures that we have seen of the Intel H57 Express chipset, so we had to share them with our readers. Read on to take a sneak peak at the ASUS P7H57D-V EVO motherboard!
Earlier this year ASRock surprised us with their M3A780GXH/128M motherboard. Today we look at that boards successor, the ASRock M3A785GXH/128M motherboard. The new board features an integrated Radeon HD 4200 with 128mb of DDR3 onboard. Is it enough to run FarCry 2? Hit the link to find out.
Our first go at overclocking the MSI 790FX-GD70 was not a very good experience. We ended up blowing up a component on the board before we were able to get any results. MSI sent out a replacement board and today we will see if the new board will give us some love, or will it just blow blow up like the last one.
The Intel G41 Express Chipset is still alive and doing well for Intel LGA775 users that are looking for a value priced platform with integrated graphics. The DFI LanParty Blood-Iron G41-T33 motherboard is a micro-ATX motherboard based off that just so happens to be running G41 chipset. Read on to see what this sub-$65 motherboard can accomplish!
The P55-GD65 is one MSI’s P55 Express chipset based motherboards that can be used with Intel’s newest LGA1156 ‘Lynnfield’ processors and is part of MSI’s Gaming series motherboards. The board features Overclocking Genie technology, DrMOS and APS technology, which is still the only OS independent power saver on the market. Read on to see how it does!
LUXA2, a Division of Thermaltake, was created in 2009, with a sole purpose developing products of simplicity, luxury, and unique lifestyle for different segments within the society such as Creative Pro, Mobile Blogger, Leisure Seeker, Hip Newbie, Entertainment Junkie, and Apple’s Mac Lovers. Read on as we look at a mobile phone holder aimed at Apple iPhone users.
While building our NVIDIA Ion powered Mini-ITX computer system we found that the fan used to cool the Intel Atom 330 processor and Nvidia Ion chipset was louder than what we expected from our prototype ASUS AT3N7A-I motherboard. ASUS said they agreed with the feedback and sent us a new fan that is being used on the retail models. Read on to see how loud the new one is!
The new Core i7 and i5 processors that Intel launched today are the first designed to be used on the Intel P55 Express Chipset. A new Direct Media Interface (DMI) connects between the processor and chipset, so it should be interesting to see how these boards perform. Read on as we look at the Gigabyte GA-P55-UD6 and GA-P55M-UD4 motherboards.