MOTHERBOARDS

September 14th, 2009

EVGA P55 Classified 200 LGA1156 Motherboard Preview

Even though the Lynnfield processor lineup is still in its infancy, we have seen a massive number of motherboards become available for it in a very short time.  These P55-based boards run the gamut of both pricing and features but none have excited us more than the one we will be previewing for you today:  [...]


September 3rd, 2009

ASUS RoG Maximus III Formula Lynnfield Motherboard Preview

It seems everywhere we turn these days there is a new P55, Lynnfield-supporting motherboard coming out of the woodwork.  Today we take a quick look at the board that ASUS hopes will head up every enthusiast’s shopping list when the new i5 / i7 processors are released:  the Maximus III Formula.  This Republic of Gamers [...]


August 30th, 2009

ASUS Crosshair III Formula AM3 Motherboard Review

If we went back in time to just a few short months ago, there really wasn’t anything that was really exciting about what motherboard manufacturers had on tap for AMD’s lineup.  Now, with the resurgence of the AMD brand’s Phenom architecture, things are rapidly changing and the AM3 platform is being noticed by enthusiasts.  Today [...]


August 20th, 2009

MSI P55-GD80 Lynnfield Motherboard Preview

As of late, MSI seems to be a company on the upswing as they seem to be following up their success in the laptop and netbook markets by pouring money into their motherboard development teams.  Once the Lynnfield processors are released, expect MSI to be leading the P55 charge with the product we are previewing [...]


August 19th, 2009

EVGA P55 Motherboard Lineup Revealed + P55 FTW Preview

As our P55 previews continue, we are now able to bring you some exclusive information:  the details of EVGA’s entire P55 motherboard lineup along with some new pieces of overclocking technology.  Piggybacking onto this deluge of drool-worthy information is our preview of the upcoming EVGA P55 FTW motherboard. 


August 17th, 2009

ASUS P7P55D Deluxe Lynnfield Motherboard Preview

As a new generation of Intel processors approaches, motherboard manufacturers are understandably excited since most of them have had their P55 boards primed and ready for some time now.  Today we begin our series of P55 motherboard previews with a product that promises both performance and excellent pricing:  the ASUS P7P55D Deluxe.


August 10th, 2009

DFI Lanparty Blood Iron P45-T2RS Elite Motherboard Review

Even with the the i7 and their accompanying X58 boards being the current most sought-after combination when it comes to CPUs, LGA775 chips continue to sell well.  Because of this, many companies have opted to release additional P45 boards into their lineups.  DFI has done just that with their new $100 Blood Iron P45-T2RS Elite. [...]


July 28th, 2009

GIGABYTE GA-MA770-UD3 AM2+/AM3 Motherboard Review

Continuing our series of AMD-based motherboard reviews, today we have a review of Gigabyte’s budget-oriented GA-MA770-UD3.  This is one of the most popular AM2+ / AM3 compatible motherboards on the market for the simple reason that it offers a seemingly unbeatable price / performance with a rich feature set.


July 27th, 2009

MSI 790FX-GD70 AM3 Motherboard Review

With AMD’s newest processors making a splash into the CPU market, the demand  for boards based on their chipsets has suddenly expanded by leaps and bounds.  MSI has been leading the rush to cater to the burgeoning AM3 enthusiast market and the new 790FX-GD70 is their new top-end contender.  It makes some lofty promises but [...]


July 2nd, 2009

ASUS Maximus II GENE P45 mATX Motherboard Review

Technology in general advances at a breakneck pace and while the old adage of “faster, stronger” is still in full effect, miniaturization is the new flavor that is sweeping the industry.  The ROG Gene motherboards from ASUS take an overclocker’s dream and shrink it down to a more manageable size.  Can they actually fit in [...]