MOTHERBOARD NEWS

February 9th, 2012, 1:01 PM

VIA Announces Highest Performance Dual Core VIA EPIA-M910 Mini-ITX Board

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the VIA EPIA-M910 Mini-ITX board, the latest dual core Mini-ITX board featuring one of the richest I/O sets available for a wide range of embedded applications including ATM, kiosks, POS, digital signage, healthcare and digital media applications. The VIA EPIA-M910 is [...]

February 3rd, 2012, 9:31 AM

Motherboard Price Hike Expected

Citing industry sources, Digitimes is reporting that motherboard manufacturers are expecting to have to raise their prices by 10% this year due to rising copper and labour prices in China. “Motherboard prices were hiked by 5-10% in early 2011 to reflect increased material costs and the impact of labor shortages, and by 3-8% in April 2011 [...]

January 18th, 2012, 2:06 PM

ASRock Slides into 3rd Place in Channel Motherboard Market Share

Digitimes [Link Paywalled] is reporting that Taiwan based motherboard manufacturer ASRock is now the 3rd largest channel motherboard manufacturer, having set target shipments of 10 million motherboards for 2012. Though ASRock missed its goal of shipping 9 million motherboards in 2011 by 13.3% (7.8 million units shipped), the company is nipping at the heels of [...]

January 11th, 2012, 8:20 AM

CES 2012: ZOTAC Launches Next-Generation DIY Home Theater PC Motherboards

ZOTAC International, a leading innovator and a channel manufacturer, today launches the ZOTAC D2700-ITX WiFi Supreme – a next-generation mini-ITX platform for DIY home theater PC users. The ZOTAC D2700-ITX WiFi Supreme combines the latest energy-efficient Intel Atom processor with world-class NVIDIA GeForce graphics processors for superior energy-efficiency and stunning high-definition video playback. The latest [...]

January 3rd, 2012, 10:50 AM

MSI Unveils Big Bang-XPower II

Motherboard manufacturer MSI announces today the official release of the Big Bang-XPower II, a flagship mainboard based on the Intel® X79 Express chipset. Featuring the latest PCI Express Gen 3 standard and 4-way NVIDIA SLI / AMD CrossFire technology with 8 slots of Quad-Channel memory to achieve extreme performance, the Big Bang-XPower II mainboard also [...]

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 [...]