Posts Tagged ‘motherboard’
3 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 18, 2017 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
ASUS has given its Republic of Gamers (ROG) series of motherboards a shake-up with the launch of Intel’s new Z270 chipset. The mid-range offerings that bring ROG features to more affordable sections... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 17, 2017 under Gaming PC, Highlights, Motherboard
KitGuru was recently invited to Gigabyte’s Aorus press event at Dreamhack Leipzig where new hardware and features were being showcased. We took a look at Gigabyte’s new Aorus offerings and got som... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 12, 2017 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
MSI's Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon is the company's take on a mid-range motherboard with features that will appeal to gamers. Noteworthy inclusions are a comprehensive set of RGB LEDs spread across the boar... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 4, 2017 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
Gigabyte is introducing its Aorus brand to the desktop components market in an effort to segregate its higher-end product offerings. Aorus is to Gigabyte what ROG is to ASUS, or at least that's what t... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on January 3, 2017 under Highlights 2, Motherboard, Reviews
The Gigabyte Ultra Gaming motherboard is a fairly new model which was first released for the Z170 chipset shortly after Computex 2016. Only half a year later and Gigabyte has released a Z270 variant o... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on January 3, 2017 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
The Maximus IX Formula is the latest top-tier ASUS Republic of Gamers motherboard for Intel's new Kaby Lake CPUs and Z270 chipset. While below the Maximus IX Extreme in the ROG product hierarchy, the ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on December 27, 2016 under Highlights V, Motherboard, Reviews
Biostar isn't the first brand that comes to mind for a mid-range gaming motherboard as the big four, ASRock, ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI, dominate this segment. However, with the Racing Z170 GT7 motherboar... more.
1 CommentsPosted by James Morris on November 14, 2016 under Component, Highlights, Motherboard, Professional, Reviews, Workstation
The Intel Broadwell-E generation is where the top end of the enthusiast market crosses over into the professional space. MSI’s X99A Workstation motherboard is based on the same consumer-oriented Int... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on October 21, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
X99 holds a relatively exclusive status in the PC market, even among DIY builders and enthusiasts, since the entry costs to the platform are higher in a variety of areas. ASRock addresses this price-l... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on October 14, 2016 under Competitions
In September, we teamed up with Biostar to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a Racing Z170GT7 motherboard, worth almost £125. The draw has taken place and the winner of this impressively speci... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on October 12, 2016 under Component, Highlights 2, Motherboard, Reviews
MSI has been keenly expanding its range of X99 motherboards, particularly gaming-oriented varieties, in reaction to Intel's Broadwell-E CPUs for LGA 2011-3. Prospective X99 buyers now have a formidabl... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on September 5, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
Intel's next-gen CPU architecture, Kaby Lake, is expected at some point in the coming months but for now Skylake remains the prominent choice for PC builders. Z170 continues to be the flagship chips... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on June 17, 2016 under Component, Highlights V, Motherboard, Reviews
MSI's Godlike Gaming X99 motherboard first made an appearance mid last year with a striking design and a brazen claim to X99 motherboard superiority. Positioned against the ASUS Rampage V Extreme, now... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on May 12, 2016 under Component, Highlights V, Motherboard
KitGuru has seen a lot of evidence that new HEDT CPUs from Intel could be around the corner, under the name of Broadwell-E, including ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 10, 2016 under Motherboard
It seems that several motherboard makers are preparing for the upcoming launch of Intel's Broadwell-E CPUs, as Asus has become the latest to unveil their new line-up of X99 Signature and ROG Strix mot... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on May 5, 2016 under Component, Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
MSI has delivered a bold and uniquely styled range of gaming motherboards for the Z170 platform since it's launch, the XPower Gaming Titanium and Gaming M7 are two excellent examples that we've tested... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on May 3, 2016 under Component, Highlights 2, Motherboard, Reviews
While the glitz and glamour of flagship motherboards may have many enthusiasts reaching for their wallets, most will spend a much more conservative sum on the board that forms the basis of their gamin... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 27, 2016 under Security
It looks like quite a few Minecraft players may need to check their accounts, as a hack has leaked the details of seven million players. This wasn't a hack in Minecraft itself but rather, a fan site. ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on April 27, 2016 under Component, Highlights 2, Motherboard, Reviews
There are an extraordinary number of Z170 motherboards currently available to buy, of which a substantial proportion of these directly target the growing PC Gaming market. While it is true that Gaming... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on April 8, 2016 under Highlights-new, Motherboard
Retailing just under £110, MSI's Z170A SLI Plus is targeting Skylake users with an eye on SLI support for their graphics subsystem. With the Z170A SLI Plus motherboard's use of an Intel NIC and large... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 23, 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.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 18, 2016 under Motherboard
Building a new PC can be expensive so shopping around and saving money where you can is always great news. Today, ASUS is launching a new cash back scheme for those looking to pick up one of its X99, ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 15, 2016 under Cebit, Channel
We are still making our way through all of the CeBIT coverage delivered to us from Leo, our man on the ground at the event. Today, he popped by the MSI booth to take a look at the company's new, impre... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Rikki Wright on February 23, 2016 under Highlights 2, Motherboard
Hitting the mid-high end market hard is the Supermicro C7Z170-SQ. Taking inspiration from the past and adding modern components is sure to rock the competition with server grade components, high-speed... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 5, 2016 under CPU
Earlier this week, rumours began circulating suggesting that Intel is due to release a BIOS update in order to block BCLK overclocking on locked (non-K) Skylake p... 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.
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.
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