Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), well-known for its motherboard products, has announced that all their motherboards will be using solid capacitors around the CPU region.
We're not sure how much the Fatal1ty branding is really adding to ASRock's brand image, but at least the Fatal1ty series of motherboards stand out from the company's other products. The latest addition is the Fatal1ty 990FX Professional and as the name gives away, this board is based on the AMD 990FX chipset for AMD's
A couple of weeks ago we reported that Intel's upcoming Sandy Bridge-E processor and Waimea Bay platform had been delayed until January 2012. New information has reached us that suggest that Intel is trying very hard to get the new platform out this year, although this means that the company will axe a lot of
It's been a while since Zotac launched an ATX motherboard, in fact Zotac's last ATX form factor motherboard was based on Intel's X58 chipset back in 2009 and it's not exactly what we'd call an impressive motherboard in terms of features and layout. Fastforward to now and pictures of an upcoming Z68 from Zotac has
Details of several new motherboards with support for PCI Express 3.0 from ASRock have turned up, including specs of a couple of upcoming models. The most exciting model is the feature packed Z68 Extreme7 which has been given quite a makeover since Computex, not in terms of features, but in terms of looks.
So far MSI has only really launched five Z68 boards, although two has already been revised with PCI Express 3.0 support for Intel's Ivy Bridge processors that should launch sometime in the first half of next year. We've managed to get hold of a couple of pictures of a more affordable ATX size board that
We didn't get a chance to see Sapphire's Z68 board at Computex, but the board has appeared on the company website as well as being listed by a few online retailers. The motherboard is called the Pure Platinum Z68 and as always with Sapphire boards it brings an interesting mix of features to the
So far MSI has only announced a single socket FM1 motherboard for AMD's Llano APUs, the A75MA-G55, but we've managed to score some pictures of the final version of MSI's upcoming A75A-G35 motherboard. It's not MSI's most exciting motherboard ever, but it's an entry level model so take it for what it is.
Although Gigabyte has as yet to officially launch its new Z68 based G1-series motherboard, the company has settled on the final product name which will apparently be G1.Sniper 2, whereas earlier the board was simply known as the GA-Z68-Gaming. Gigabyte doesn't appear to have changed much since Computex, at least not anything that jumps
ASUS and VR-Zone held an online overclocking competition 'ASUS Overclocking Showdown' from May 28 to June 30 last month. Participant with the highest accumulated points will win the ASUS DirectCU II GTX 580 graphics card. Second place will walk away with ASUS DirectCU II HD 6970 graphics card as well. After a gruelling 25 days
In all fairness, this is hardly the most exciting news story, as AMD's A55 chipset is unlikely to put anyone's world on fire, but we've managed to score a picture of Gigabyte's upcoming GA-A55M-S2H and GA-A55M-S2V motherboards. We're talking about AMD's budget chipset for socket FM1 and considering that there's only two APUs to choose
Each time AMD or Intel releases a enthusiast chipset, you can be sure that ASUS will be ready with a Republic of Gamers motherboard. This time round, it's the 990FX and the motherboard waiting for us is none other than the Crosshair V Formula.
Intel specifically designed the 20GB SSD 311 to be used as a cache drive with Z68's Smart Response Technology. Now Gigabyte has taken the mSATA version of the SSD 311 and bundled it onto a full-fledged Z68 motherboard, hoping to save you the hassle of purchasing the SSD separately. We haven't had the chance to
ASRock will be the first to push out motherboards with PCIe 3.0 standard. The ASRock Fatal1ty Z68 Professional Gen3 is equipped with two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots allowing NVIDIA Quad SLI and AMD CrossFireX. More details inside.
ASRock launches the latest AMD A75 chipset based motherboards which will be available in five different models. Each model will cater for the different needs of various consumers. More details inside.
MSI has introduced their latest AMD A75 chipset based motherboard with MilitaryClass II components, the MSI A75MA-G55. More details inside.
Thursday is the official launch of AMD's desktop Llano platform, but it seems like the motherboard partners and online retailers are in a hurry, as most boards have already appeared online for sale, at least in some parts of the world. We've managed to dig up some pricing of boards from ASRock, Asus, Gigabyte and
Details of A75 motherboards have been leaking worse than Deepwater Horizon, but today motherboard makers have finally gone official. ECS has lined up three motherboards for use with A-series desktop APUs. Specifications and pictures after the break.
Not to be one upped by the competition, Asus has also announced some of its AMD A75 motherboards for AMD's upcoming Llano APUs which are launching later this week. Both of Asus' first models are full-size ATX boards and they're quite similar, but the boards aren't without differences. Click on through to check out some
Although we can't publish any actual benchmarks as yet, what we have for you is a quick preview of Gigabyte's upcoming A75M-UD2H motherboard alongside AMD's A8-3850 APU running Crysis 2 with a bit of a twist, or two. Click on through for a short video and some details on how to overclock an APU.