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.
The Republic of Gamers consists only of the best of the best and the ASUS Crosshair III Formula motherboard is no exception. With support of AMD AM3 processors up to 140W and top notch features like SupremeFX X-Fi audio, the Crosshair III Formula motherboard is about as good as it gets when it comes to the AMD 790FX/SB750 chipset combination.
Legit Reviews is down in Dallas, Texas for Quakecon 209 and we got a nice little surprise when we arrived. At the Intel booth they are showing three of their four upcoming P55 Express chipset based motherboards here at the show. On display are the DP55KG, DP55WG and DP55SB motherboards.
Even though the formal release of the AMD 785G chipset is not set to occur until some time in August, the first 785G motherboards have been shipping to retailers for weeks and one managed to find its way to our front door here at Legit Reviews. Today, we have the ASUS M4A785TD-V EVO motherboard to take a peak at.
Today, we have a sneak peak at the Gigabyte GA-P55-UD5 revision 0.2 motherboard for the upcoming Intel Core i5 processor series. This LGA1156 motherboard is part of the UD5 motherboard family, which means it features Gigabyte’s Ultra Durable 3 technology and is loaded with goodies. Read on to see what this early Lynnfield motherboard offers!
DFI tries their hand at the mATX socket AM3 market with their LanParty series and the 790GX chipset. Do they have a board that will compete and be a draw for gamers and enthusiasts alike? That is what we want to find out on this AMD Phenom II ready motherboard!
Legit Reviews got some exclusive pictures of the ASUS P7P55D EVO motherboard from Taiwan this morning that are from a new revision of the board that has never been seen before. Read to see the most recent design changes and to see why the Marvell controller has been removed, which means SATA 6GB/s is no longer a board feature.
MSI brings an AM3 socket motherboard to the table that is supposed to be their flagship. Will it be a board that will rival other makers in performance and overclocking? That is what we intend to find out as we look at the MSI 790FX-GD70 motherboard!
The Intel X58 Express chipset is your only choice for Intel Core i7 processors, but that doesn’t mean that all motherboards have been created equal. The EVGA X58 Classified motherboard raises the bar for enthusiast grade motherboards with several features not on any other motherboard!
ASRock has released a series of boards based on AMD’s AM3 socket and here today is one of their first AM3 motherboards, the M3A780GXH/128M. Coupling AMD’s 780G chipset with integrated ATI Radeon HD 3200 graphics and the SB710 southbridge, this $89.99 motherboard strives to cover lots of ground with its IGP configuration and three PCIe slots supporting CrossFireX.
Gigabyte gives us a look at another AMD socket AM3 based motherboard, the GA-MA770T-UD3P. This time, we get to see how the AMD770 chipset with the SB710 southbridge stack up against 790FX and 790GX motherboards. Will the AMD 770 powered board be able to hang at all? That is what we intend to find out!
Gigabyte supports AMD Socket AM3 processors with their latest and greatest motherboard in the GA-MA790FXT-UD5P. This board supports DDR3 memory and sports the 790FX/SB750 combination of chipsets. Is this the board you have been looking for as you build that new AMD socket AM3 system? Take a look and see how it performs!
The Intel Desktop Board DX58SO is designed to use the Intel Core i7 processors with support for up to eight threads of raw CPU processing power, triple channel DDR3 memory and full support for ATI CrossfireX technology. Intel’s flagship X58 Express chipset comes packaged on an attractive board, but does the performance match its looks?