Archive for the ‘Motherboard’ Category
9 CommentsPosted by James Morris on January 22, 2016 under Highlights V, Motherboard, Workstation
Motherboards aimed at professional usage have quite different requirements to those aimed at consumer activities like gaming. For a start, whilst gamers are swiftly moving onto the Z170 chipset and In... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 18, 2016 under Highlights V, Motherboard
Right now, the mini-ITX scene is extremely popular for gamers and enthusiasts. A combined effort by component manufacturers has seen greater emphasis being put on innovative mini-ITX cases, short grap... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 14, 2016 under Motherboard
Today, EVGA officially introduced its latest motherboard, the Z170 Classified K, boasting next-generation features, support for extremely high-speed RAM, USB 3.1 and 4-way SLI. On top of that, EVGA ... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 11, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard
Tackling the premium gaming market, MSI outfits the Z170A Gaming M7 with a number of features that will have eager buyers licking their lips. Alongside the eye-catching red and black colour scheme, ha... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 8, 2016 under Motherboard
ASUS has even more announcements in store for us today with the announcement of the new TUF Sabertooth Z170S Motherboard, which Asus says is designed tough and built to last. The ATX board features ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 6, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard
The availability of multiplier-locked Skylake chips has sparked an even greater emphasis on the need for low-cost motherboards to partner with such processors. ASRock's affordable Z170 Extreme4 utilis... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 4, 2016 under Motherboard
If you've been planning on making the jump to Intel's Skylake platform or even the X99 chipset, then chances are you're planning to spend a fair bit on a new motherboard. Fortunately, right now MSI is... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 4, 2016 under Motherboard
MSI has expanded its range of X99 and Z170 chipset motherboards, with a new pair of Carbon mobos, each sporting its new "mystic light," features, which adds RGB LEDs to the PCB - because RGB lighting ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 30, 2015 under Motherboard
Asus has today revealed the latest addition to its ROG Maximus lineup with the ROG Maximus VIII, a top of the line motherboard with tons of overclocking features and an integrated EKWB water cooling b... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 15, 2015 under Motherboard
Over the weekend, we heard that several motherboard makers had begun working on BIOS updates to enable overclocking on some of Intel's locked Skylake processors. The feature was first made available o... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 7, 2015 under CPU, Motherboard
The rumour mill has powered back up this week, bringing us information regarding AMD's future AM4 socket motherboards, which could launch as early as March next year, according to new reports. The new... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 4, 2015 under Motherboard, Software & Gaming
As much as many of you could be considered hardware enthusiasts, who love building, tweaking and overclocking for the pure fun of it, the majority of us also use those systems for gaming. Which means ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 23, 2015 under Motherboard
Asus is expanding its Skylake lineup with its new Maximus VIII Hero Alpha motherboard, bringing some important additions to the feature set, including a new USB 3.1 controller, support for memory spe... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on November 19, 2015 under Highlights V, Motherboard
With Skylake chips still selling through retailers for a significantly greater price than Intel may have intended, the HEDT X99 platform quickly becomes an even more appealing option to power users. T... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 6, 2015 under Motherboard, Software & Gaming
MSI has launched the second season of its Pro Talk web-show that talks to various high-profile individuals related to gaming hardware, with Mike 'hastr0' Rufail, who's credits include being a pro-play... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on November 4, 2015 under Highlights, Motherboard
Asus' TUF series of motherboards takes a different approach towards the market when compared to the gaming, overclocking, and 'standard' line-ups each vendors has in its product catalogue. Built prima... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 3, 2015 under Motherboard
MSI has completed its PRO Series motherboard line up today with the addition of the Z170A SLI Plus motherboard, packed with features in a stealthy, black design. At first glance, you can spot the simi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 3, 2015 under Motherboard
ASRock has pulled out all the stops for the launch of its new Fatal1ty Z170 pro-gaming motherboard, with the inclusion of a bundle of features to help it appeal to a wide range of system builders; as ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 30, 2015 under Motherboard
ASUS might be known for producing some of the world's most premium gaming and overclocking motherboards, but it's never done anything quite like this one before. Bundling monstrous on-board heatsinks,... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 29, 2015 under Motherboard
Thunderbolt 3 is the holy grail of USB connections. Using type-C as it's base, it's reversible, can deliver as much as 100 watts of power and it can throughput data at a blistering 40Gbps, making it t... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 22, 2015 under Motherboard
You don't necessarily need an ultra high-end motherboard to achieve a great overclock. This was proven by OC team 'The Overclocking Knights' this week, who used MSI's Z170A Gaming M7 motherboard to p... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 16, 2015 under Highlights 2, Motherboard
It is almost undeniable that performance is the primary currency when purchasing components for a pixel-pushing gaming machine. But in the same way that enthusiasts may appreciate a fast car for its s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 12, 2015 under Motherboard
ASUS has just showed off its latest motherboard, the mini-ITX ROG Maximus VIII Impact, bringing the benefits of Intel's latest platform to small, compact rigs. With a new platform, comes new benefits,... more.
17 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 29, 2015 under APU, CPU, Motherboard
An undisclosed maker of motherboards has already added mentions of AMD’s upcoming accelerated processing units in the binary of its BIOS. It is highly likely that AMD’s latest reference BIOS versi... more.
18 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 29, 2015 under Memory, Motherboard
Intel Corp.’s latest “Skylake” processors officially support only DDR3L and DDR4 memory, but there are motherboards for the new chips that can also use DDR3. While the chips can work with previo... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 26, 2015 under Motherboard
Asrock has introduced its new Fatal1ty-branded mini-ITX high-end motherboard for gaming PCs. The new system board is designed for Intel “Skylake” processors and sports numerous advanced features t... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on September 25, 2015 under Highlights, Motherboard
MSI has made a bold move by giving the company's Z170 XPower motherboard a Titanium theme. What exactly does that mean? Well firstly the motherboard features a unique metallic styling which is sure to... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 25, 2015 under Motherboard
Earlier this year it transpired that Gigabyte Technology was working on a new ‘Super Overclock’ motherboard designed for extreme overclocking and setting records in benchmarks. As it appears, the ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 24, 2015 under Motherboard
Asustek Computer this week introduced its Z170I Pro Gaming mainboard, which is desinged for Intel Corp.’s latest microprocessors code-named “Skylake” and provides ultimate feature-set. The plat... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 18, 2015 under Motherboard
Although makers of mainboards tend to start selling their high-end products right after developers of microprocessors introduce their new central processing units, some unique products take longer tim... more.
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