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ASRock Extreme9 Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews
     Wed, Feb 15 2012 | 4:33P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The ASRock X79 Extreme9 ultimately was a pleasure to work with. The beauty of it was that it just worked, and it worked extremely well during our testing today..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

GIGABYTE - Spring Extreme Contest - Win with SuperPi!
     Wed, Feb 15 2012 | 3:16P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
GIGABYTE's Spring Extreme Contest starts today with an overclocking competition hosted on HWBOT.org.

GIGABYTE invites anyone in possession of an AMD processor and a GIGABYTE motherboard to tackle four uncompromising stages that will decide once and for all who rules the AMD roost... the winner walks away with a top-of-the-range GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD7!

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Spring Extreme Contest Stages
Stage 1 - Super PI 1M
Stage 2 - Super PI 32M
Stage 3 - PiFast
Stage 4 - PC Mark 05

Gigabyte's ‘Spring Extreme Contest’ will run from February 15th to March 15th 2012. The winner will take home a GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD7 motherboard, with second and third places taking a 990FXA-UD5, and 990FXA-UD3 respectively. This contest is open to all HWBOT members. In the event of a tied score, the highest PC Mark 05 score will determine the contest winner.

For complete contest rules, scoring and more details, please visit the contest page hosted on HWBOT.org: http://hwbot.org/competition/gbt_spring_extreme

About the GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD7

The 990FXA-UD7 motherboard is designed to offer a blisteringly fast and efficient, high-speed platform for the latest AMD FX Series processors. With a unique hardware design that includes lower resistance fuses for ensuring lower voltage drops and providing more stable and plentiful power delivery, the 990FXA-UD7 is the ultimate platform for AMD ‘Bulldozer’ performance processors. To learn more, visit: http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3880#ov

  FULL STORY @ HWBOT.ORG CONTEST PAGE

A Futurelooks News Flash - GIGABYTE H61M-S2P-B3 LGA1155 Sandy Bridge mATX Motherboard Review
     Wed, Feb 15 2012 | 9:24A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
a post to your own news section would totally be appreciated. If we`re sending our news to the wrong place, we apologize. Just send us a message with the correct address to the address below. Don`t forget that,Futurelooks checks out a board for up-graders dragging lots of legacy stuff around ... * * *GIGABYTE H61M-S2P-B3 LGA1155 Sandy Bridge mATX Motherboard Review* * * One question I often hear is what brand and model motherboard would I recommend for someone looking to spend the least amount of money to upgrade. The answer always comes down to the user?s particular purpose and peripherals needed to fill that purpose. A basic assumption users make is that they have to buy a model motherboard somewhere in the middle just short of the flagship to get the most out of the processor or peripherals. But that?s not always the case. For example, this entry level micro-ATX motherboard from GIGABYTE called the H61M-UD2-B3 offers the same advanced Sandy Bridge performance features as premium boards, but costs well under $100. Let?s see what it can do! *"
  FULL STORY @ FUTURELOOKS.COM

Biostar TPower X79 @ Bjorn3D
     Tue, Feb 14 2012 | 3:02P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we will be taking a look at the Biostar TPower X79: the first high-end offering from a company that traditionally focuses on lower-end budget hardware."
  FULL STORY @ BJORN3D.COM

Foxconn A75M FM1 Motherboard Review
     Mon, Feb 13 2012 | 9:01A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
For users which are not pretentious, the A75M FM1 motherboard from Foxconn represents a solution to consider, in case we want to get the benefits of the Lynx platform, like the powerful IGP or the quad core APUs. For making this board even more attractive, the Dual Graphics feature should be enabled, along with the ability to be able to modify the memory speed and its timings.
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

ASRock X79 Extreme6/GB Motherboard @ Hardware Secrets
     Sun, Feb 12 2012 | 3:02P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
ASRock has released seven motherboard models for the new socket 2011 platform, heavily betting that this platform will become more mainstream after Intel releases cheaper LGA2011 processors during this year. Let`s take a look at the X79 Extreme6/GB, which comes with three PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots, five SATA-600 ports, six USB 3.0 ports, and a high-end, add-on sound card called Game Blaster."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

Sapphire PURE Black X79N (Intel X79) Motherboard Review
     Sat, Feb 11 2012 | 9:53A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The company`s entry into the motherboard market hasn`t been a smooth one, even though, it started off well with the PURE Black X58. Following the X58 we saw the PURE Platinum P67 Hydra miss the mark. The release of the new AMD A75 chipset and the Sapphire PURE Platinum A75 saw the company again shine in the motherboard market. The shine was quickly taken off as the delayed Intel Z68 offering of the Sapphire PURE Platinum Z68 again lagged behind its competitors. From a pure statistics standpoint with the on again off again relationship we`ve had with Sapphire motherboards, the new PURE Black X79N based on the new Intel X79 chipset which we are looking at today should be on the mark. Before we find out just how performance on the board goes, though, we need to first take the time to check out the package that Sapphire are offering us here. From there we`ll take the time to have a closer look at the motherboard itself to see how the design of it all is. After that it`s time to get into the BIOS, an area that Sapphire has been a bit weak in since launch. With the move over to UEFI for the X79, we hope that Sapphire has been able to do something here that moves its BIOS in a positive direction. Once we`ve done all that, though, it`s time to really get down and dirty with the BIOS to see what kind of overclocking potential the new board has before we of course check out the performance of it."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

 
ASUS Rampage IV Formula BF3 Edition Motherboard Review @ Hi Tech Legion
     Thu, Feb 09 2012 | 9:40P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Rampage IV Formula motherboard comes in two versions: a standard edition and one that comes bundled with Battlefield 3. The Rampage IV Formula X79 motherboard uses a standard ATX form-factor unlike the wider E-ATX Rampage IV Extreme and the shorter Micro-ATX Rampage IV Gene. Like previous Republic of Gamers Rampage lineup motherboards, the Rampage IV Formula is designed for ultimate gaming performance as well as comfortable extreme overclocking. With the new Extreme Engine DIGI+ II bringing precise fully digital power delivery towards the CPU, memory controller and system memory, the Rampage IV Formula is stable whether you are using a regular air cooler or you are an LN2 extreme performance tuner. The Rampage IV Formula supports up to Quad-SLI or CrossfireX setups natively and provides superb network performance via Intel LAN plus GameFirst for the ultimate gaming experience.///"
  FULL STORY @ HITECHLEGION.COM

Preview: MSI Big Bang Xpower II X79 @ ocaholic
     Thu, Feb 09 2012 | 4:36P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With the Big Bang Xpower II, MSI has a very well equipped X79 motherboard in its portfolio that comes with a huge XL-ATX formfactor. You`ll for example find seven full size PCI Express slots. Furhtermore MSI has been very brave regarding the design of the onboard coolers and you`ll either love or hate them."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

REVIEW: ASRock Z68 Extreme 7 @ PureOverclock
     Thu, Feb 09 2012 | 3:58P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We have the ASRock Z68 Extreme 7 Gen 3 on the test bench. The aesthetics and performance level of ASRock products has lived up to their billing so far and they compete with other top tier motherboard companies, so let`s get the Extreme 7 fired up and see what it has to offer."
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK.COM

REVIEW: Gigabyte X79-UD5 @ PureOverclock
     Thu, Feb 09 2012 | 9:53A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We`ve seen Gigabyte make great strides in their latest X79 lineup, including the new BIOS and auto features designed with the enthusiast in mind. So let`s take a closer look to see if the X79-UD5 board can continue that successful trend."
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK.COM

GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD7 Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews
     Wed, Feb 08 2012 | 4:01P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD7 is built for those looking to push the envelope with the latest technology. The GIGABYTE X79-UD9 uses Intel`s second generation Core i7 processors in the LGA2011 package. The GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD7 isn`t priced for those looking to cut corners or save a few bucks, it steps up to the plate with a price tag of $369.99 plus shipping. It`s not the most expensive Intel X79 motherboard out there, nevertheless it isn`t for the faint of heart..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

ASUS P8P67 Pro Intel P67 Motherboard Review
     Mon, Feb 06 2012 | 4:01P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The ASUS P8P67 Pro motherboard is a pretty standard platform with a good feature set, ideal for mainstream overclockers and gamers. Along with the dual PCI Express x16 slots for x8/x8 SLI/Crossfire, ASUS include SATA III, USB 3.0, a powered eSATA port for external storage devices, integrated Bluetooth v2.1 ( particularly unique and handy for smart phone interfacing ), 8-channel audio with DTS Surround and a whack of proprietory ASUS stuff that's guaranteed to glaze your eyes over."
  FULL STORY @ PCSTATS

MSI Z68A-GD65G3 Motherboard
     Fri, Feb 03 2012 | 4:00P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we have a motherboard review for you, we finally got back on track and are focusing on hardware and MSI is a big step towards our goal. We are looking at the Z68A-GD65G3 that has some nice features such as; UEFI, Military class components, and even THX audio. Lets find out if also performs as well as expected.
  FULL STORY @ RBMODS

ASUS P9X79 WS @ ocaholic
     Fri, Feb 03 2012 | 11:45A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With the P9X79 WS, ASUS has a very well equipped X79 motherboard in its portfolio regarding Intels latest chipset. Therefore this motherboard comes with a long feature list. You can for example find six PCI Express x16 slots as well as eight DIMM slots."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4 Intel Z68 Motherboard Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Thu, Feb 02 2012 | 11:01A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel?s Z68 chipset has been out for sometime now and it brings together some of the best features of Intel?s P67 and H67 chipsets. Today we are taking a look at another Intel Z68 motherboard, this time it is the Z68XP-UD4 from Gigabyte. Gigabyte has loaded with motherboard with features like a 16 phase power design, Intel Quick Sync video, switchable graphics with LucidLogix Virtu GPU virtualization, and Gigabyte?s new touch BIOS. Read on as we take this board through the paces and see what it can do!"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

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