MOTHERBOARD NEWS

June 2nd, 2014, 8:53 PM

ASUS Announces Z97 Maximus VII Formula & Impact

As Computex kicks off, ASUS has announced two new Z97 motherboards: the Maximus VII Formula and Maximus VII Impact With Z97 gaining popularity due to its forwards compatibility with upcoming Broadwell and Devil’s Canyon Processors alongside a robust feature set, Computex represents the perfect launching ground for a new crop of motherboards. ASUS ‘ Republic [...]

June 2nd, 2014, 8:49 PM

ASUS Unveils FM2+ ROG Crossblade Ranger

AMD’s FM2+ platform for Kaveri APUs hasn’t received much attention from the gaming motherboard front but ASUS is aiming to change that with the upcoming ROG Crossblade Ranger. When enthusiasts think of the optimal platform for gaming, overclocking and benchmarking, few tend to lean towards AMD’s APU offerings these days. There’s good reason for that: [...]

August 19th, 2013, 7:16 PM

ASUS Z87 Maximus VI Hero Review

Combining price and performance isn’t something ASUS’ ROG motherboards are known for but the Maximus VI Hero bucks that trend by delivering an incredible array of features at a lower than expected cost.

August 17th, 2013, 4:37 PM

Gigabyte’s A88X FM2+ Motherboards Detailed

With AMD”s Kaveri APU architecture on the horizon, companies have begun launching their A88 FM2+ motherboards.  Gigabyte’s new A88X G1.Sniper and F2A88X-UP4 are among the first.

August 5th, 2013, 7:51 PM

GIGABYTE Z87X-UD5H Motherboard Review

Gigabyte’s new Z87X-UD5H may be targeted towards the upper end of the mid-range market but it incorporates features normally found on flagship models.  But with such cutthroad competition among Haswell motherboards, will this be enough?

June 27th, 2013, 7:34 PM

ASUS Z87 Deluxe Motherboard Review

ASUS’ Z87 Deluxe is a $300 board that’s packed full of features but it is also one of the most expensive Z87 boards on the market.  Novice overclockers will be particularly interested since three kinds of auto-overclocking modes have been included too.

February 20th, 2013, 11:28 AM

GIGABYTE Launches Thin Mini-ITX Series Motherboards

Gigabyte., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the debut of its latest motherboards series based on the Thin Mini-ITX form factor. The new GIGABYTE H77TN and B75TN motherboards enable the creation of slim and compact All-In-One (AIO) PC designs that adhere to Intel’s AIO PC specification. Featuring a low profile design [...]

January 22nd, 2013, 5:02 PM

Intel Announces Gradual Discontinuation of Desktop Motherboards

In an announcement that will likely come as a shock for some, Intel has announced they will be ramping down their desktop motherboard business over the next three years. In another sign that the desktop market as we know it is facing obsolescence, just minutes ago, Intel announced they will gradually cease production of their [...]

January 15th, 2013, 9:43 AM

ASRock Updates AM3+ Lineup With Flagship 990FX Extreme9

Instead of being content to retain the status quo, ASRock is forging ahead with a flagship 990FX motherboard for AMD’s newest generation of Vishera processors.  Much like the Z77 and X79 versions before it, the new 990FX Extreme 9 is packed to the brim with features and includes plenty of options for both gamers and [...]

January 8th, 2013, 8:00 AM

EVGA Teases Upcoming X79 Dark Motherboard

EVGA’s tradition of releasing high end overclocker-friendly motherboards continues with the upcoming X79 Dark. EVGA typically keeps their product development under lock and key until they’re ready to show something off.  Motherboards may not be their primary focus these days but that doesn’t mean EVGA has forgotten about past successes.  The X79 Dark is an [...]