If you`re going down the path of building an absolute beast of a system between now and Christmas, the chances are you`re going to be looking at the X79 chipset and the new LGA 2011 CPUs from Intel. At launch we`ve seen so many motherboards from companies that offer so many different features and hit us at so many different price points. With such a huge list of boards available at launch, we need to take some time and see what they`re all about and we`ve already had a look at some absolutely awesome boards. The ASUS Rampage IV Extreme is an absolute beast and offered us huge overclocking and just a massive amount of features. Along with that we also checked out the GIGABYTE G1.Assassin2 and MSI X79A-GD65."
You do software updates to get the most from favourite programs right? Updating a motherboard BIOS can in a timely manner is also critical. The guide to Flashing a Motherboard BIOS spells out the often complicated steps in plain english. PCSTATS Tips