March 1st, 2010

AMD’s 890GX Chipset: Low-End Price, High-End Features

After years of waiting for an update for an aging 700-series chipset lineup, AMD’s faithful have finally been rewarded with the release of the 800-series of AM3 boards.  In this article, we take an in-depth look at what the 890GX has to offer and preview boards from ASUS and Gigabyte.

February 23rd, 2010

ASUS P7H57D-V EVO LGA1156 Motherboard Review

With P55 boards making inroads into nearly every price segment, there doesn’t seem to be too much place in the market for boards based on Intel’s lower-end chipsets.  However, ASUS has released what some would call the King of H57 boards with their new P7H57D-V EVO.  Not only does it come with SATA 6Gbps and [...]

January 25th, 2010

Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7 LGA1366 Motherboard Review

With the dawn of the USB 3.0 and SATA 6Gb/s age, motherboard manufacturers have been quick to adopt both of these new technologies.  Gigabyte in particular has been at the forefront of technology and with their flagship GA-X58A-UD7, they are hot on the heals of the best of the best in terms of high-end features, [...]

December 28th, 2009

EVGA P55 Classified 200 LGA1156 Motherboard Review

What is black and red and full of sexy all over? Well we can’t tell you because it is Classified. That’s right, this is another installment of the EVGA Classified show. Our guest star is of the P55 variety sporting the latest mainstream LGA1156 socket from Intel.  The term mainstream, which is what the Intel [...]

December 20th, 2009

Gigabyte P55-UD6 LGA1156 Motherboard Review

Gigabyte has a long-standing tradition of manufacturing some of the most reliable motherboards on the market but reliability is just one of many necessities when competing in the P55 market.   Their new P55-UD6 board has something for everyone in terms of features but can it match or surpass the performance of similarly-priced boards from [...]

December 9th, 2009

ASUS M4A785TD-V EVO & M4A785TD-M EVO AM3 Motherboards Review

There is no hiding the fact that while AMD can’t compete in the high end portion of the CPU market just yet, they have some amazing budget-minded processors that will appeal to a broad market.  However, these processors would be nothing if they couldn’t be paired up with well priced yet fully featured motherboards such [...]

November 30th, 2009

EVGA P55 FTW LGA1156 Motherboard Review

EVGA hasn’t always been known for their motherboards.  Rather, their NVIDIA GPUs have always been the bread and butter of the company but that has changed in the last few years.  With the advent of their FTW and Classified series of boards, EVGA has taken the reins at the forefront of the enthusiast segment.  In [...]

November 18th, 2009

ASUS Maximus III Formula LGA1156 Motherboard Review

P55 motherboards come in all shapes and sizes while retailing for prices that are sure to fit anyone’s budget.  On one end of the spectrum we have the budget friendly, basic products while on the other there are the high-end, feature rich  enthusiast boards like the ASUS Maximus III Formula.  This board looks to offer [...]

October 18th, 2009

MSI P55-GD80 LGA1156 Motherboard Review

We all know MSI as the company that had so much potential but then faded a bit right as the X38 boards were released.  However, they are back with a vengeance and are sporting one of the strongest P55 lineups of any manufacturer.  Their flagship board is the P55-GD80 and its looking to take on [...]

October 1st, 2009

ASUS P7P55D Deluxe LGA1156 Motherboard Review

As Lynnfield processors muscle their way into the market, the number of motherboards available for the platform has grown in leaps and bounds. Unfortunately, many manufacturers are struggling to find ways to differentiate their products from those of the competition.  ASUS hopes their P7P55D Deluxe will have enough unique features to make it stand out [...]