MOTHERBOARDS

October 6th, 2011

Gigabyte Z68XP-UD5 LGA 1155 Motherboard Review

With Sandy Bridge processors becoming all the rage, motherboard manufacturers have had to step up their game in the face of mounting competition.  Gigabyte may have a horrifyingly confusing lineup which consists of no fewer than 20 different Z68 models but their Z68XP-UD5 seems to have what it takes to stand apart from many other Sandy Bridge [...]


September 6th, 2011

Gigabyte G1.Sniper 2 Z68 Motherboard Review

Gigabyte has been pushing their G1 series “gaming” motherboards for some time now but the Sniper 2 represents their first step away from the aging X58 platform.  Not only is this board more affordable than its predecessor but it also comes with Z68-exclusive features like SSD caching and Virtu GPU switching technology.


July 27th, 2011

EVGA P67 FTW Motherboard Review

With the release of Intel’s Z68, the P67 chipset may have become yesterday’s news but no one seems to have told EVGA since they have recently introduced their flagship P67 FTW.  This motherboard has some big shoes to fill considering its predecessor –the P55 FTW- was a genre defining product.  But with a long list [...]


June 19th, 2011

Gigabyte A75-UD4H FM1 Llano Motherboard Preview

With AMD’s Llano architecture about to make its way into the desktop market via the Lynx platform and FM1 socket, motherboard manufacturers are ready with supporting A75 and A55 products.  In this article we take a quick tour around Gigabyte’s upcoming A75-UD4H; a fully featured yet well priced FM1 board that supports everything from Crossfire to [...]


June 14th, 2011

GIGABYTE X58A-OC LGA1366 Motherboard Review

Based on the platform that just won’t die, the GIGABYTE X58A-OC is arguably the first motherboard that has been designed from the ground up for the hardcore overclocking community. Featuring the very latest electrical components, some never-before-seen overclocking features, and a stripped out specifications list, can this model differentiate itself from every other X58 LGA1366 motherboard?


June 6th, 2011

ASUS Sabertooth P67 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Review

With most of the focus of the last month or so on the Z68 launch, P67 chipset may have taken a back seat but the motherboards based around it are still highly appealing.  The ASUS Sabertooth in particular is a unique P67  board which sports a great price along with high end features.


May 31st, 2011

ASUS Sabertooth 990FX AM3+ Motherboard Review

With Zambezi CPUs right around the corner, AMD is gearing up for their big launch with a “new” chipset dubbed the 990FX.  Motherboards based around the newest FX-series will have support for the upcoming AM3+ processors as well as backwards compatibility with current AM3 CPUs.  ASUS will have a full range of 990FX products but [...]


May 10th, 2011

Intel Z68 Review – The Sandy Bridge Platform Expands

With Intel’s Z68 platform finally here, there is a long list of new features like Intel’s Smart Response Technology and Lucid’s Virtu that need to be put under the microscope.  In this article we do just that in order to gauge whether the this new chipset is really worth more to the end user than [...]


May 10th, 2011

ASUS P8Z68-V PRO Z68 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Review

Intel has officially launched their highly anticipated Z68 chipset. It has all of the overclocking powers of P67 while adding in features like GPU switching through Lucid’s Virtu software and Intel’s own Smart Response Technology which allows SSD caching for dramatic load time improvements.   In this review we take a look at ASUS’ P8Z68-V [...]


April 25th, 2011

GIGABYTE G1.Assassin G1-Killer LGA1366 Motherboard Review

“Gaming” motherboards seem to be a dime a dozen these days but it’s rare to see a product that’s built from the ground up to cater to the unique needs of the gaming community.  This is exactly what Gigabyte is looking to accomplish with the G1 Killer series; particularly with the flagship G1.Assassin.  Packing a [...]