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 [...]

September 23rd, 2009

EVGA X58 SLI Micro LGA1366 mATX Motherboard Review

The mATX form factor has really made a name for itself over the last few years and that has carried forward to the X58 chipset with fully featured monster boards packed into a small mATX form factor. The EVGA X58 SLI Micro continues that tradition by offering pretty much everything its full ATX X58 counterparts [...]

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 [...]