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April 11th, 2011

Gigabyte P67A-UD7-B3 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Review

Earlier this year, Intel’s new Sandy Bridge architecture went on a bit of a hiatus as a recall swept the market clean of supporting motherboards.  Now all-new “B3″ models have started hitting retailers’ shelves and one of the premier boards is Gigabyte’s P67A-UD7.  It boasts a remarkably full feature set, some great overclocking potential and [...]


March 16th, 2011

ASUS P8P67 PRO LGA1155 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Review

Even though Intel’s Sandy Bridge has had its fair share of ups and downs, it remains one of the better price / performance platforms currently on the market.  With B3 revision motherboards finally arriving at retailers, we take ASUS’ budget friendly yet feature rich P8P67 PRO board out for a test drive.


March 9th, 2011

ASUS M4A88TD-M/USB3 & M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3 AM3 Motherboards Review

AMD has made it a point of marketing to concentrate upon adding value to certain price segments and their supporting motherboard manufacturers have really caught on.  Today we will be taking a look at two products which take this mantra to heart:  the sub-$110 ASUS M4A88TD-M/USB3 and M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3.  Both use the 880G/SB850 chipset combination [...]


March 8th, 2011

Sapphire Pure Black X58 LGA1366 Motherboard Review

Around here, we usually see motherboards from the like of ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI.  Even EVGA makes an appearance every now and then but there is one other company which is trying to break into this market once again:  Sapphire.  With their new Pure Black X58, they hope to once again make an entry into [...]


December 28th, 2010

MSI P67A-GD65 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Preview

MSI has long been held in relatively high regard by the vast majority of the enthusiast community but competing against the likes of Gigabyte and ASUS is never easy.  Nonetheless, their upcoming 1155 lineup is looking strong and in this preview we will be taking a look at the P67A-GD65, a board that will certainly [...]


December 28th, 2010

Gigabyte P67A-UD7 & P67A-UD4 Sandy Bridge Motherboards Preview

With Intel’s Sandy Bridge architecture right around the corner, motherboard manufacturers are naturally chomping at the bit to introduce their newest generation of products.  Gigabyte will have a full lineup of P67 and H67 boards and in this article we take a quick look at two of them:  the inexpensive P67A-UD4 and the enthusiast-oriented P67A-UD7


November 14th, 2010

ASUS P67 ‘Sandy Bridge’ Motherboards Preview

Many have heard rumors of Intel’s upcoming Sandy Bridge architecture and the motherboards which are sure to accompany any upcoming products.  Naturally, motherboard manufacturers are well on their way towards releasing supporting designs and in this article we take a quick look at some of ASUS’ offerings.


October 13th, 2010

Gigabyte 890FXA-UD7 AM3 Motherboard Review

With AMD’s release of the Phenom II X6 processors, the popularity of their products has slowly been on the rise.  Motherboard makers have been taking advantage of this newfound popularity by releasing a wide range of products which cater to the needs of everyone from enthusiasts to entry level users.  Gigabyte has attacked the high [...]


August 25th, 2010

ASUS Crosshair IV Formula 890FX Motherboard Review

With the release of the 890-series chipset, AMD firmly planted their flag in the enthusiast arena.  Interestingly enough, most motherboards sporting the 890FX retail for significantly less than their Intel counterparts while being equipped with similar feature sets.  In this review we take a look at one such board from ASUS’ Republic of Gamers series: [...]


June 30th, 2010

GIGABYTE 870A-UD3 AM3 Motherboard Review

AMD processors  have come a long way in the last year and have been making some serious inroads in the price / performance market.  The motherboards have been following along with the newly-released 800-series chipsets competing directly with the best Intel has to offer.  In this review we will be looking a fully featured, sub-$110 [...]