ASUS ROG Strix B550-E Gaming Motherboard

Why You Need The ASUS ROG STRIX B550-E GAMING Motherboard Review

ROG STRIX B550 Boards Are Ready For The Future When the AMD B550 motherboards were set to launch we reached out to ASUS and inquired about getting their lowest cost motherboard out to look at. The thought of having a low priced AM4 board with 20 general-purpose PCIe 4.0 lanes for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen …more


ASUS ROG Maximus XII Hero Wi-Fi Motherboard First Look

If you happen to have an existing Intel LGA1151 motherboard for one of the 9th Generation Core processors and want to upgrade to the 10th Generation processors you’ll be needing a new motherboard. The new 10th Gen Core ‘Comet Lake’ processors feature a new socket called LGA1200 and you’ll find that on motherboards running Intel …more

ASUS ROG Maximus X Hero Motherboard

ASUS ROG Maximus X Hero Z370 Motherboard Review

The Hero Coffee Lake Deserves Intel’s 8th Generation Core processor, code named Coffee Lake, is living up to the hype. The gaming performance and clock speed potential of the Intel Coffee Lake “K” series is unprecedented. Some of you (those lucky enough to get your hands on a CPU) may still be wondering which motherboard …more

Gigabyte Aorus AX370-Gaming 5 Motherboard Review

Aorus AX370-Gaming 5 AM4 ATX Motherboard Review The AMD Ryzen processor has been out for four months now, and there have been many updates to make things run a little smoother.  While many were very upset at the launch issues, we should all acknowledge that these type of issues happen whenever there is a major architecture …more

AMD X370 Chipset Motherboards

Thermal Image Testing on AMD X370 Motherboards by ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI

AMD X370 Motherboards Meet The FLIR Thermal Imager Thermal performance is important to PC gamers and enthusiasts, so we wanted to take a look at VRM thermal performance on some of the AMD X370 motherboards that we have in our possession for testing. Those boards would be the ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Hero ($254.99), GIGABYTE GA-AX370-Gaming 5 ($194.99) …more

AMD AM4 Motherboards Are Hard To Find

One Motherboard Maker Explains Why AMD AM4 Boards Are Missing

If you’ve looked at building an AMD Ryzen 7 system you’ll find that the processors are pretty easy to find, but good luck finding a motherboard. Most of the AMD motherboards based on the X370 and B350 chipsets are out of stock and back-ordered. It doesn’t matter what brand you are looking for as ASUS, ASRock, …more


AMD Ryzen Motherboards Explained – What AMD AM4 Chipset To Buy

X370, B350 or A320 – Finding The Right AMD AM4 Chipset For Your Needs Tomorrow, AMD will be launching the Ryzen 7 processor series and this is a hard launch with product availability happening that day. That means tens of thousands of the pre-ordered and newly released processors will be headed out or picked up by the …more


ASUS ROG STRIX Z270G Gaming mATX Motherboard Review

ASUS ROG STRIX Z270G Gaming mATX Motherboard Review Most enthusiast look at the standard ATX motherboard because it usually includes more features than their little brothers mATX or mITX.  Over the past several generations of motherboards, that has been changing to where a new mATX motherboard can include nearly every feature that a standard ATX …more

MSI Z270 XPower Gaming Titanium

MSI Z270 XPower Gaming Titanium Motherboard Review

MSI Z270 XPower Gaming Titanium Motherboard Review At CES 2017, MSI introduced their latest motherboards designed to support the Intel Kaby Lake processors with the Intel Z270 chipset.  Their motherboard line-up covers all users with 14 different models across three segments of motherboards.  The highest end of these segments is the Enthusiast Gaming class.  This segment …more

MSI Z270 XPower Gaming Titanium

MSI Allowing CPU Overclockers To Hit 5.2GHz On Select Intel Z270 Motherboards

MSI Makes it Easy for Intel i7-7700k To Hit 5.2GHz with Liquid Cooling At CES 2017, MSI was presenting their hardware line-up that included the latest Intel 270 motherboards.  They had an interesting demo running the MSI Z270 XPower Gaming Titanium ($329.00) with an Intel Core i7-7700K processor at 5.2GHz, the same can be applied to their Z270 …more

Gigabyte Aorus Z270X-Gaming 9 Motherboard

Three Intel Z270 Platform Benchmarks That You Don’t Want To Miss

Hundreds of reviews went up today on the new Intel Core i7-7700K Kaby Lake processor along with dozen of Intel 200 series board reviews that were also announced today. We covered the processor launch today in our in-depth look at Core i7-7700K CPU performance and then posted up two Intel Z270 motherboard reviews on boards …more

ASUS Prime Z270-A

ASUS Prime Z270-A Motherboard Review

ASUS Prime Z270-A Motherboard Review ASUS is one of the premier motherboard manufaturers, it is one of a handful of companies that enthusiast keep an eye on for new technology.  As Intel is releasing a new processor, a new motherboard chipset comes along with that.  The Intel Z270 includes a number of enhancements for 4K …more

Gigabyte Aorus Z270X Gaming-9

Gigabyte Aorus Z270X-Gaming 9 Motherboard Review

Gigabyte Aorus Z270X-Gaming 9 Motherboard Review As many companies are doing, Gigabyte is diversifying their product lines; separating their mainstream product lines and their premium gaming lines.  Aorus might not be a name many are familiar with, this is where Gigabyte will focus on their premium gaming products that includes GeForce GTX gaming laptops with …more

ASUS Sabertooth Z170 S

ASUS Sabertooth Z170 S Motherboard Review

ASUS Sabertooth Z170 S Motherboard Review ASUS is one of the most recognizable names in the enthusiast community, with a product line that covers nearly every aspect of computer hardware, including motherboards, graphics cards, monitors, networking devices and many other product lines.  One of their most well known product lines is their award winning motherboards. …more