Since fourth generation Intel Core processors require a different socket, we tested a large number of new Haswell-compatible motherboards. We tested everything from compact boards, very basic boards all the way up to the most high-end ATX motherboards for overclockers and gamers. The new generation has some interesting new features such as Thunderbolt and high-quality integrated audio, and the BIOSes from the different brands have received some major updates as well.
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