EVGA Z170 Classified K

EVGA Z170 Classified K Motherboard Review

EVGA Z170 Classified K Motherboard Review With a change in Intel Chipsets we get new motherboards based on that chipset.  When the Intel Z170 chipset came out, EVGA provided us one of their three ATX Z170 based motherboards, the Z170 FTW.  We found that the motherboard provided the basic features that we were looking for in …more


ASUS Maximus VIII Extreme Motherboard Review

ASUS Maximus VIII Extreme Motherboard Review ASUS is one of the top motherboard manufactures with product lines ranging from the very basic consumer to the high end enthusiast gamer.  Their Republic of Gamer’s line builds in the best features that ASUS has to offer.  Today, we will be taking a look at their flagship motherboard the …more

ECS Z170 Claymore Motherboard

ECS Z170 Claymore Motherboard Review

ECS Z170 Claymore Motherboard Review Earlier this year, it was reported that Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) was no longer going to market its own branded motherboards, instead they were going to focus on OEM motherboards.  While OEM system builds has been ECS’s main focus for many years, they have released products for the DIY crowd, with …more

BIOSTAR Gaming Z170 Ver 5

BIOSTAR Gaming Z170X ATX Motherboard Review

BIOSTAR Gaming Z170X Review Depending on the specific features, there are multiple chipsets that support the Intel Socket 1151 processors, the Z170, H170 and B150.  Biostar has motherboards that support all three of these chipsets, with the Z170 chipset being the main enthusiast grade chipset.  For the Z170 chipset, Biostar has four motherboards that offer a …more

EVGA Z170 FTW Motherboard

EVGA Z170 FTW ATX Motherboard Review

EVGA Z170 FTW Motherboard Review EVGA is well known to produce high quality computer hardware.  In 2008 EVGA began releasing Intel based motherboards, and while some manufacturers release dozens of motherboards for each chipset, making it difficult to pick out the right motherboard, EVGA introduces a few motherboards geared towards key user types.  With the release …more

ASRock Z170 OC Formula Motherboard

ASRock Z170 OC Formula Motherboard Review

ASRock Z170 OC Formula Review Like most motherboard manufacturers, ASRock has an impressive line-up of new motherboards that support many of the various features of the latest Intel Z170 chipset.  ASRock has over 17 Z170 motherboards geared towards different types of users.  They sent over their Z170 OC Formula, which as the name implies is …more

Gigabyte Z170X-UD5

Gigabyte Z170X-UD5 ATX Motherboard Review

Gigabyte Z170X-UD5 Review Intel recently began releasing their latest CPU, which includes a change in the socket to 1151, while there isn’t a huge performance boost over the previous generation of Intel processors, the new Skylake processor does bring some new features.  Gigabyte recently sent us one of their new motherboards based on the Z170 …more

GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK Motherboard

Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H-BK Motherboard Review

Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H-BK ATX Motherboard The Intel Z97 chipset’s life is getting ready to come to an end as the next generation of Intel processors are due for an update soon, which means a change in chipset and socket.  That doesn’t mean that the Z97 motherboards and socket 1150 chips become useless, they’ll be available and …more

MSI Z97I Gaming AC Motherboard

MSI Z97I Gaming AC Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

MSI Z97I Gaming AC mITX Motherboard Review While the Intel Z97 chipset has been out for a while, that doesn’t mean that the chipset is no longer viable, systems built around the Z97 chipset and Intel socket 1150 processors will be popular for a few more years.  As people are looking to build small LAN boxes …more

GIGABYTE GA-X99-UD4P Motherboard

GIGABYTE GA-X99-UD4P LGA 2011-v3 Motherboard Review

GIGABYTE X99-UD4P Motherboard Review Today I am fortunate enough to have one of the GIGABYTE Intel X99 motherboards on hand to test and put through the paces. The GIGABYTE GA-X99-UD4P is a part of the GIGABYTE Ultra-Durable product stack, so it should be an ultra stable motherboard. If you hadn’t figured it out from the …more

ASUS Rampage V Extreme Intel X99 Motherboard

ASUS Rampage V Extreme Motherboard Review – Intel X99

ASUS Rampage V Extreme Motherboard Review The ASUS Republic of Gamers product line is arguably one of the best product stacks out there for gamers today. Everything ASUS puts into the ROG line-up is among the best they have to offer, today the ASUS Rampage V Extreme is sitting on the Legit Reviews test bench …more

ASUS X99A Intel X99 Motherboard Layout

ASUS X99-A Intel X99 Motherboard Performance Review

ASUS X99-A Motherboard Review The Intel X99 chipset is the current flagship line from Intel, being that it is the flagship the components are typically more expensive. Today I have the opportunity to look at a top tier board that isn’t going to break the bank! The ASUS X99-A Intel X99 motherboard is currently going …more

ECS Z97-PK Intel Z97 Motherboard

ECS Z97-PK Deluxe mATX Motherboard Review

ECS Z97-PK Deluxe mATX Motherboard I am constantly asked to help build a low cost system for the casual gamer.  Generally, I’ll point them to an AMD based system, which doesn’t compare to an Intel i5 system, but generally it’s within people’s budget and does what they need.  Earlier this year, Intel released the Pentium …more

ASUS Maximus VII Impact Motherboard Layout

ASUS Maximus VII Impact mITX Intel Z97 Motherboard Review

ASUS Maximus VII Impact mITX Intel Z97 Motherboard Today I have a chance to look at and play with the latest small form factor motherboard from ASUS, the ASUS Republic of Gamers Maximus VII Impact mITX Intel Z97 motherboard. The Maximus VII Impact may be tiny, but it packs a lot of features into that small …more