MOTHERBOARD NEWS

January 3rd, 2012, 9:20 AM

VIA Announces Latest VB7009 Mini-ITX Embedded Board

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the VIA VB7009 embedded Mini-ITX board. Measuring only 17cm x 17cm, the VIA VB7009 Mini-ITX is an extremely flexible embedded board with top class functionality and performance for POS and kiosks. The VIA VB7009 is a cost effective solution offering a [...]

December 1st, 2011, 11:56 AM

‘K|ngp|n’ Sets New Overclocking Record

Early this morning EVGA announced that master overlocker Vince ‘k|ngp|n’ Lucido has shattered the 3DMark 11 Extreme world record using EVGA gear. ‘k|ngp|n’ hit a score of 12,554 in 3DMark 11 with the Extreme preset, using an EVGA X79 Classified motherboard and 4 EVGA GTX 580 Classified videocards with a core clocked in at 1.3GHz [...]

November 15th, 2011, 1:13 AM

GIGABYTE Launches X79 Series Motherboards

GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the launch of their latest X79 series enthusiast motherboard range. Supporting the latest 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 processor family for high-end desktops, these new X79 Express Chipset motherboards unite unrivalled desktop PC performance with a new level of hardware flexibility [...]

November 15th, 2011, 12:55 AM

ASRock Unveils Superb X79 Overclock ‘KING’ Motherboard Series

Motherboard platforms change frequently, especially when a new chipset is unleashed. The big change coming from Intel recently is the high-end X79 chipset, taking over from the crusty old X58 chipset. The new socket boasting a scarcely credible 2011 pins to allow the new Sandy Bridge-E processor has more memory channels. The newly released X79 [...]

November 15th, 2011, 12:44 AM

MSI Announces All-New X79 Motherboard Series Featuring Military Class III Components

Leading international mainboard and graphics card manufacturer MSI today announces the official release of its X79A-GD65 (8D), X79A-GD65, X79A-GD45, and X79MA-GD45 mainboards. The new mainboards are based on Intel’s latest X79 chipset and uses the LGA 2011 socket supporting the 2nd generation Core i7 processors. The X79A-GD65 (8D) features with 8 memory DIMMs, supports 16GB [...]

November 14th, 2011, 3:16 PM

EVGA Launches X79 Motherboard Lineup

EVGA has launched their X79 line of motherboards: the Classified, the FTW, and the SLI. EVGA promises that these new boards will give users an uncompromised experience. Here are the details from the EVGA press release: Unparalleled memory bandwidth with true quad channel DDR3 memory support, and Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 gives you intelligent [...]

November 11th, 2011, 2:17 PM

VIA Releases VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX Mainboard for Digital Home Media Enthusiasts

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX Mainboard, immediately available worldwide at incredibly competitive pricing. The VIA VE-900 Mini-ITX provides the ideal platform for DIY enthusiasts to custom build stylish home desktop and media center PCs. Featuring a high-performance 1.4GHz VIA Nano X2 dual [...]

October 31st, 2011, 11:15 AM

ASRock Gives a Preview of X79 Motherboards

ASRock sent over these preview pictures of their new line of X79 motherboards. While the company was scant on details, the pictures they enclosed tell a pretty detailed story of what the company will be offering shortly.  

October 26th, 2011, 11:09 AM

MSI Announces Z68MA-G43 (G3) PCI-Express Gen. 3 Ready mATX Motherboard

Leading global graphics card and motherboard brand and manufacturer MSI officially announced the Z68MA-G43 (G3) motherboard today. The new motherboard will be the first in the industry to adopt the next-generation PCI Express Gen 3 high-speed data transfer standard to deliver unprecedented levels of performance with a staggering 32GB/s of bandwidth. The motherboard will also [...]

October 25th, 2011, 8:28 AM

Gigabyte Gives a Sneak Peek of X79 Series Motherboards

Gigabyte has released some new pictures of their X79 series of motherboards. They certainly have some exciting stuff on the horizon, so take a look and head over to the forums to discuss.