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February 15th, 2017

MSI Z270 Gaming M7 Motherboard Review

The Gaming M7 sits near the top of MSI’s Z270 motherboard lineup and it has the features to match a premium price. But how does it match up against the better-entrenched competition?


February 1st, 2017

MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard Review

MSI’s Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon is loaded with features and comes in at a fair price….but there’s a lot of competition at this end of the market.


January 16th, 2017

ASUS Maximus IX Hero Motherboard Review

Buyers of Intel’s new Kaby Lake processors already have a huge number of Z270 options but the ASUS MAXIMUS IX Hero stands apart with an awesome combination of features and pricing.


January 15th, 2017

ASRock Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming K6 Review

Our first Z270 motherboard is here with ASRock’s Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming K6. This board represents a huge step up from the Z170 K6 by adding a number of new features including Intel Optane support.


January 13th, 2017

Gigabyte Aorus Z270X-Gaming 5 Motherboard Review

Gigabyte has launched their hat into the Z270 market with the affordable Aorus Z270X-Gaming 5. While Aorus may not be the most recognizable brand, the motherboard should be on your short list.


October 3rd, 2016

GIGABYTE Z170X-UD5 TH Motherboard Review

GIGABYTE’s Z170X-UD5 TH has it all; awesome overclocking headroom, a great price and Thunderbolt 3 compatibility but is that enough to differentiate this board from its countless competitors?


September 27th, 2016

ASUS ROG STRIX X99 GAMING Review

It may not be inexpensive, but for the socket 2011 platform at least, the ASUS ROG STRIX X99 Gaming seems to provide an excellent combination of price, overclocking, performance and features.


September 15th, 2016

ASRock Z170M OC Formula mATX Review

ASRock’s Z170M OC Formula may be one of the most powerful mATX motherboards ever created. Designed by famed overclocker Nick Shih, it has massive OC chops and yet still boasts gamer-friendly usability.


August 24th, 2016

MSI Z170A Tomahawk AC Motherboard Review

MSI’s Z170A Tomahawk AC motherboard has a long list of gaming-centric features and even includes an integrated Wireless AC module. It also costs under $140. So what was cut to justify such a low cost?


July 13th, 2016

ASUS X99 Deluxe II Motherboard Review

ASUS’ Deluxe series is considered by many to be the pinnacle of motherboard design and performance. The X99 Deluxe-II takes that thought process to the next level for Broadwell-E