MOTHERBOARD NEWS

August 29th, 2012, 9:17 AM

GIGABYTE Launches Flagship Z77X-UP7 Motherboard

Gigabyte, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today launched their latest overclocking powerhouse Z77X-UP7 motherboard, featuring the industry’s most robust 32+3+2 power design with Ultra Durable™ 5 high current capable components including 60A rated IR3550 PowIRstages chips from IR. “With the Z77X-UP7 and its 32+3+2 power phase design featuring Ultra Durable 5 technology, we have [...]

August 23rd, 2012, 11:44 AM

ASRock Releases Z77 OC Motherboard, GELID Solutions Rolls Out Cooler Solution

Two interesting announcements came down the wire earlier this week: ASRock released an OC-oriented motherboard designed by OC master Nick Shih, and Gelid Solutions released a thermal paste for said motherboard also designed by Mr. Shih. Here’s ASRock’s announcing press release: Global top3 motherboard manufacturer, ASRock Inc., today excited to release its first OC-oriented mobo [...]

August 20th, 2012, 11:07 AM

Intel’s TRIM Support for RAID Coming to X79 ‘Soon’

When Intel finally announced TRIM support for systems using RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10 setups, users with multiple SSDs and Intel motherboards couldn’t have been happier.  Before this, TRIM was available for SSDs but only when single drives were used outside of a RAID environment. The Rapid Storage Technology (RST) 11.2 driver update was [...]

July 5th, 2012, 11:50 AM

GIGABYTE Launches World’s First Fully Certified Dual Port Thunderbolt Motherboards

Computex 2012 was the coming out party of Thunderbolt: much like the Firewire protocol of yore, Thunderbolt made the jump from Mac to PC. Dual Thunderbolt boards are sure to be promising, as theoretically one could have 12 devices and 2 displays powered from just these two ports.  GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., today announced the [...]

June 8th, 2012, 2:48 PM

Thunderbolt Has P.C Coming-Out Party at Computex

Wander away from the phalanx of manufactures hawking ultabooks and tabets ready for Windows 8, and you’ll find the other emerging story of Computex – the coming-out party of Intel’s Thunderbolt on P.C hardware. Much like the FireWire port of yore, Thunderbolt – originally known by the code name of “Light Peak” – began its [...]

June 7th, 2012, 11:03 PM

Desktop Trinity a No-Show at Computex 2012

As predicted by numerous industry pundits, due to delays the desktop version of AMD’s Trinity APU is a no-show at Computex. Originally projected for an August launch, the desktop version of Trinity is now expected in September-October. SemiAccurate’s Charlie Demerjian first reported on the delay in early June, followed by TechEye. Benchmarks done to date indicate that [...]

April 30th, 2012, 12:10 PM

ASUS Shows Off Latest Ivy Bridge Offering, the P8Z77-V Motherboard

ASUS announced late Friday the ASUS P8Z77-V Premium, its newest addition to its P8Z77 motherboard lineup. The ASUS P8Z77-V Premium sports an Ivy Bridge supporting LGA1155 CPU socket, 9 SATA ports, 4 way SLI and 4 way Crossfire support via a new PLX Gen 3 switch, USB 3 boost support, USB BIOS flashback, on board wifi, [...]

April 25th, 2012, 2:37 PM

ASUS Shatters Performance Barriers with Intel Z77 Chipset and 3rd Gen Core i7 CPUs

ASUS continues its industry lead in performance, superior design, quality and ease of use with its latest Intel Z77 chipset based motherboards. ASUS is excited to announce our Z77 line of motherboards has reached new performance heights. These include reaching the 7 GHz clock speed threshold on the ASUS P8Z77-V DELUXE motherboard, as well as [...]

April 20th, 2012, 10:32 AM

ASUS Debuts the SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard

ASUS has introduced a new addition to their acclaimed TUF series of motherboards, the SABERTOOTH Z77, based on the latest Intel 3rd Generation Ivy Bridge processors and Z77 Chipset. The TUF Series’ commitment to provide users a stable computing experience is built on strong foundations, starting with military-grade components to ensure long-lasting quality and reliability. [...]

April 18th, 2012, 8:51 AM

BIOSTAR Unveils the TZ75B (Z75) Motherboard

BIOSTAR, a world famous manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, industrial computing systems and peripherals, starts the delivery of the BIOSTAR TZ75B Motherboard fulfilled in the ATX form-factor and positioned as an ideal base for high-performance gaming desktop systems with optimal costs. The TZ75B board is based on the latest Intel Z75 chipset manufactured using the [...]