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BIOSTAR's TZ68A+ Intel Z68 motherboard
     Wed, Aug 10 2011 | 2:45P | Motherboards | PermaLink
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BIOSTAR MICROTECH INT'L CORP., A professional manufacturer of motherboards, introduces Intel Z68 chipset based motherboard that supports Intel 2nd generation Sandy Bridge processor family, it is special designed for advanced gamers and overclocking fans. BIOSTAR "TZ68A+", the only solution supports both built-in graphics and external overclocking among Intel Sandy Bridge processors; it is also equipped with Lucid Virtu GPU Virtualization - a dynamic switching between built-in processor graphics and high-end 3D performance discrete graphics cards. Moreover, it also fully supports Intel Smart Response Technology - enabling SSD like performance with HDD capacity.
 
BIOSTAR "TZ68A+", is ATX form factor with black color PCB design; it adopts Intel's latest Z68 B3 stepping chipset and BIOSTAR exclusive BIO-Remote2 & Charger Booster utilities. For the on board power supply, "TZ68A+" uses a 5-phase power supply design with 100% X.D.C solid capacitor.
 
For the memory, "TZ68A+" provides 4 DIMM slots supporting dual-channel DDR3 2133 (OC) and features a one-phase power supply independently. For storage, it provides 4 x SATA2 and 2 x SATA3 disk interfaces. For the extended slots, "TZ68A+" provides 2 x PCI-E x16 2.0 display card slots, supporting dual-card mode. Furthermore, various IO interfaces are available including 2 x USB2.0, 2 x USB3.0, PS/2, HDMI+DVI+HDCP, RJ45, and 6 channel HD audio outputs.
 
About BIOSTAR Group
BIOSTAR was established in 1986, ranked Top 20 most valuable international Taiwanese brand in 2008 with an estimate brand value of US$ 46 million. BIOSTAR has enriched its competence in the design and manufacture of motherboards, and will continue serving its customers with the best quality and services.

  FULL STORY @ BIOSTAR

ASRock PCIe Gen3 Motherboard Series To Revolutionize Desktop
     Wed, Aug 10 2011 | 2:30P | Motherboards | PermaLink
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Motherboard giant, ASRock unveils its new PCIe Gen3 Motherboard Series. The company's next-generation motherboard will be the first to work with PCI Express 3.0 specification, offering more bandwidth to enable faster communication between components inside a system. Coupled with ample amount of ASRock's exclusive features, impressive PCIe Gen3 bandwidth and ultimate hardware components, the ASRock latest Gen3 Motherboard Series is your best choice for PC solutions.
 
"ASRock is prioritizing PCIe 3.0 motherboard implementation. We are the first to produce the most sophisticated PCIe Gen3 motherboards." commented James Lee, V.P of ASRock Sales and Marketing. "ASRock has always been a leader in every evolutionary cycle. The latest Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 mainboard is the most powerful Gen3 appliance on the market can support Intel's revolutionary Ivy Bridge processors and full-power Nvidia 3-Way SLI technology".

When every dollar counts, you need to spend it wisely. PCIe Gen3 configuration is where the sensible money is at, and the ASRock Gen3 Motherboard Series will surly satisfy all your needs.

Herewith a quick possilbe way to eaily identify the PCIe 3.0 and 2.0 boards. With the listed PCIe 3.0 quick switch IC, users can enjoy the PCIe 3.0 brandwith by installing the PCIe 3.0 VGA card with Intel future Ivy Bridge CPU. (Note: The PCIe 3.0 lanes come from Ivy Bridge processors.)

With the listed PCIe 2.0 quick switch IC, even the PCIe 3.0 VGA card and the upcoming Ivy Bridge CPU are installed, it still can only run at PCIe Gen2 speed.

Ready to groove with the ASRock's top-shelf board Z68 Extreme7 Gen3? Coupled with all the ASRock's innovative features and the ultimate hardware enhancements, the board will serve advanced users pretty well.

The full-size ATX board comes with 1 PCIE 3.0 x16, and 4 PCIE2.0x16, supports Nvidia 3-Way ALI and AMD 3-Way CrossFireX. With Nvidia NF200 chip onboard, the Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 is capable of running dual VGA cards at PCI-E x16 / x16 mode and three VGA cards at x16 / x8 / x8 mode to get maximum graphics performance. 

Equipped with Premium Gold Caps and advanced V8 + 2 Power Phase Design, Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 performs hard-rock stability. It supports 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 / i5 / i3 in LGA1155 Package, Quad channel DDR3 2133 memory, Intel HD graphics with Built-in Visuals, 6 USB 3.0, 10USB2.0 and 7 SATA3. The onboard VGA outputs include D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI and display ports as well. Other ASRock exclusive features include XFast USB Technology, graphical UEFI BIOS, all-in-one AXTU tuning program and the support for 7.1 CH HD audio with THX TruStudio.

Digital life can be simple and easy, all you need is smart software tool. Gen3 series motherboards bundle with ASRock newest innovative technologies. XFast Charger enables users to quickly charge their mobile devices via PC by the fastest XFast Charger USB Port. The brilliant XFast LAN controls the web programs more efficiently. It can boost up the Internet speed by prioritizing internet applications and lower down the latency in games.

To personalize your digital life, ASRock Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 comes with MAGIX Multimedia Suite lets you create the personalized media environment for free, making it easier to enjoy the marvelous digital entertainments. There're 4 useful tools within this package. From music management, music creation, video editing to photo management, everything you craving for an ultimate media solution is in this all-in-one package.
 
The next-generation of PCIe 3.0 computers is on the way. Nothing catches users' attention more than this. Besides the premium board Z68 Extreme7 Gen3, the most thrilling Gen3 platform comes along with several models - Fatal1ty Z68 Professional Gen3 / Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 / Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 / P67 Extreme4 Gen3.

As the world top 3 motherboard manufacturer, ASRock aims to offer high-performance and best quality products to users. As the remarkable PCIE Gen3 Series that ASRock brings in, it announces the era of PCIe 3.0 is officially coming!

For more product information, please visit : http://www.asrock.com/microsite/pcie3/index.html
 

  FULL STORY @ ASROCK

ASRock Launches AMD A75 Chipset-Based Motherboard Stunners
     Wed, Aug 10 2011 | 2:27P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF

Hybrid chip architecture is a huge revolution. Say hello to the new-gen of AMD APU. Today, ASRock is confident to release their A75 Motherboard Stunners featuring the perfect integrated graphics performance to mainstream DIY market. Based on the latest AMD A75 chipset and FM1 socket, the ASRock A75 Motherboard Series support AMD's new Llano APUs. Coupled with the outstanding ASRock A75 mainboard and the exciting APU processor, ASRock is ready to rock the world with the best graphics performance ever seen on an integrated processor.

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"The motherboard is the beating heart of every PC, as ASRock's motherboards can be trusted to unlock the maximum potential from your PC." commented James Lee, V.P of ASRock Sales and Marketing. "ASRock always live up to our promise! The latest A75 motherboards bring the best kits for the users who demand astonishing gaming and media-focused performance on a budget platform. The A75 boards also offer several advanced functions that include Dual Graphics technology."

Featuring AMD A75 Hudson-D3 chipset, ASRock A75 boards are wonderfully suited to the latest 32 nanometer AMD APUs and can natively support USB 3.0 and SATA3 technologies. The APU is the architecture to feature a GPU on the same silicon die as the CPU and is a perfect combination of DirexX11 technology and high performance graphics, offering powerful visual experiences similar to a discrete graphics configuration.

A75 Extreme6, the top-of-the-line board of the innovative A75 APU motherboards. It is super powerful and brings visual enhancements in the field of integrated graphics. The APU processor integrates AMD Radeon HD 65XX/64XX and DX11 graphics technology, delivering the optimized visual enjoyment to users. AMD Radeon™ Dual Graphics Technology combines the powers of APU and discrete GPU, providing significant performance boost and immersive gaming experience. Steady Video™ leverages the processing power of the GPU in order to remove shakiness from the home/online video.

Powered by V8 + 2 CPU phase design, the ASRock A75 Extreme6 improves power solution and delivers Vcore voltage to the CPU more efficiently and smoothly. The board is also marked for its versatile. PC DIYers will definitely appreciate the onboard power/reset and clear CMOS switch buttons as well as the integrated display outputs (D-Sub, DVI-D and HDMI). Moreover, the board gives decent multi-GPU options as well - 3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots cater for Quad CrossFireX, 3-Way CrossFireX and CrossFireX settings.

In addition to the flagship board A75 Extreme6, the much-anticipated A75 platform comes with several models - A75 Pro4 / A75 Pro4-M / A75M / A75M-HVS. All of the excellent A75 Motherboard Stunners come in a feature-rich package too is likewise impressive. The full series supports a hot of unique features such as tweak-friendly graphical UEFI, XFast USB, On/Off Play and Cyberlink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial software. The most important feature of the bundled package is obviously the THX TruStudio™. It has been applied on all ASRock A75 Motherboard Series, bringing unparalleled audio experience. With the industry leading surround sound technology, you'll see a different A75 mainboard here.

Focus tightly to high performance and quality, ASRock has thrown everything essential to its A75 Motherboard Series. Picking an ideal board is so easy only at ASRock A75 Motherboard Stunners!

For more product information, please visit : http://www.asrock.com/microsite/a75/index.html

  FULL STORY @ ASROCK

GIGABYTE X58A-OC: World's First Overclocking Motherboard
     Wed, Aug 10 2011 | 2:24P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF

 GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions today announced the launch of the world's first motherboard designed from the ground up for extreme overclockers, the GIGABYTE GA-X58A-OC. Its overclocking specific performance design defines a whole new category of enthusiast focused motherboards that introduces never-seen-before tweaking and insulating features. 

"The GIGABYTE X58A-OC introduces some really exciting and unique overclocking technologies like the PWM frequency switcher, a full range of onboard hardware OC buttons, onboard SATA power connectors for stable multiple graphics configurations, and DualBIOS™ switcher that up until now have just been ideas discussed in private OC forums and messages," commented HiCookie, GIGABYTE In-house Overclocking Expert. "Tweaking features aside, we have also adopted high current components such as POScaps and MPFC (Max Power Ferrite Core) Chokes that allow overclockers to bench more reliably and with more power so they are able to smash more world records. As an avid overclocker myself, having the freedom to help design a board specifically for overclockers has been a dream come true, and I really hope that overclockers enjoy benching on this board as much as we enjoyed making it!"

Based on the Intel® X58 chipset (Tylersburg) and supporting LGA 1366 socket CPUs such as Intel's new top of the range Core™ i7 990X Extreme Edition CPU, the GIGABYTE X58A-OC takes advantage of all the performance benefits that the X58 platform has to offer including triple channel DDR3 memory support, 6 core 12 thread CPU support, and enough PCIe Gen 2.0 bandwidth to support 4-way CrossFireX™ and 3-way SLI™ for the best graphics performance in the world. 

GIGABYTE has listened closely to the overclocking community to make sure the X58A-OC has all of the overclocking features enthusiasts have been asking for, without some of the features that are unnecessary while overclocking, or can negatively impact performance - similar to a stripped down sports car where the aircon, radio, passenger seats, etc… have been removed to reduce weight. Layout was a critical aspect of the design, not only in choice of components used, but also spacing of the components so that insulation of the board is as easy as possible, while still maintaining the most efficient data pathways between the various components. GIGABYTE is also introducing 5 new main overclocking features on the X58A-OC that help to push the performance envelope of the X58A-OC even further including OC-VRM, OC-Touch, OC-PEG, OC-Cool and OC-DualBIOS™.

The GIGABYTE X58A-OC features a new VRM design called OC-VRM, which includes a combination of highly conductive POScaps, 50A rated MPFC (Max Power Ferrite Core) Chokes, and Driver-MOSFETs, which combined, are able to deliver higher current to the CPU, with better efficiency and lower temperature. OC-VRM also allows users to overclock the PWM frequency via an onboard switch, for real-time adjustment. When the CPU needs maximum power, users can raise the PWM frequency in order to deliver more current through this unique POScap and MPFC Choke design. In addition, GIGABYTE has specially chosen unobtrusive components and carefully designed their layout to make it easier and quicker than ever for extreme overclockers to insulate their boards. 

OC-Touch enables overclockers to quickly and easily get the best performance from their system. With onboard OC-Touch buttons, users are able to manually raise and lower the CPU ratio, change BCLK settings, and even change BCLK stepping to either 1MHz or 0.3MHz. These changes can be made at any time whether in the BIOS, DOS, or Windows and in real-time without the need for rebooting, so that users can quickly fine-tune to find their CPU's maximum frequency. The onboard 4G Ready button allows novice overclockers to automatically reach 4GHz, while advanced users can use it to get to 4GHz before continuing with OC-Touch to quickly find their CPU's best margin. Onboard voltage measurement modules are also included to help users to conveniently monitor component voltages.

OC-PEG provides two onboard SATA power connectors for more stable PCIe power when using 3-way and 4-way graphics configurations. Each connector can get power from a different phase of the power supply, helping to provide a better, more stable graphics overclock. The independent power inputs for the PCIe slots helps to improve even single graphics card overclocking. For 4-way CrossFireX™, users must install OC-PEG to avoid over current in the 24pin ATX connector. The entire board also features POScaps, helping to simplify the insulation process so overclockers can quickly reach subzero readiness.

OC-Cool features a new LED lit thermal design and 7x 4-pin Smart Fan connectors to allow overclockers to easily control system-wide temperature. The OC-Cool heatpipe maximizes system convection to expel hot air out through the IO panel and optimizes passive cooling. OC-Cool LED lighting on the North and South Bridges further adds to the X58A-OC's coolness.

OC-DualBIOS™ features an onboard BIOS switcher and LED indicator, allowing users to select one BIOS for normal use, and another one for overclocking. It can also act as a backup BIOS in case of BIOS failure during overclocking. With two BIOSes, users are able to save up to 16 different overclocking profiles - a very useful feature when overclockers want to update to a new BIOS, but don't want to lose their original settings.

By being able to switch between 2 different BIOSes, OC-DualBIOS also allows users to test drive a new BIOS without having to update both BIOSes with the same update, helping to save time and unnecessary BIOS reflashes.

To download high resolution pictures or learn more about the GIGBYTE X58A-OC motherboard , please visit the official GIGABYTE microsite or keep an eye on the GIGABYTE Tech Daily blog. Visit www.gigabyte.us for more information.

  FULL STORY @ GIGABYTE X58-OC

ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Motherboard
     Wed, Aug 10 2011 | 9:01A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Even though the Intel Z68 chipset is out there, motherboards based on the Intel P67 continue to be attractive options for systems based on Intel socket 1155 CPUs. In fact, according to ASUS, the sales of P67-based motherboards are still outperforming those of Z68-based products. ASUS offers a wide range of motherboards based on this chipset, and today we are going to take a look at the most high-end model from this manufacturer, the Maximus IV Extreme, which offers four PCI Express x16 slots supporting high speeds and a myriad of advanced options for the extreme enthusiast."
  FULL STORY @ MAXIMUS

GIGABYTE Rolls Out A75 Motherboards For AMD Llano A8 and A6 APUs
     Tue, Aug 09 2011 | 5:22P | Motherboards | PermaLink
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GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today launched its latest series of motherboards supporting the new AMD A75 series chipsets, and the latest AMD A-Series APUs (codenamed Llano) that are set to take the world by storm with the best graphics performance ever seen on an onboard graphics processor. GIGABYTE A75 based motherboards offer DIY PC builders and integrators a new world of 3D and multimedia performance with the most scalable, and best value upgrade path imaginable.

“At GIGABYTE, we are delighted to bring to market this new and exciting motherboard range, delivering our renowned durability and exceptional feature support to AMD’s ground breaking APU technology,” commented Henry Kao, VP of Worldwide Service and Marketing at GIGABYTE. “As well as bringing AMD A-Series technology to DIY users who demand excellent gaming and multimedia performance on a budget, these motherboards also offer a compelling upgrade path that includes Dual Graphics configurations.”
 
GIGABYTE A75 series boards features an AMD A75 ‘Hudson’ chipset supporting the latest 32 nanometer AMD A-Series APUs or Accelerated Processor Units. These processors are the first ever to combine a DX11-capable, high performance graphics processor with a choice of a dual or quad core CPU in one silicon die, offering a 3D gaming and multimedia experience similar to a discrete graphics configuration.
 
Supporting Microsoft® DirectX® 11, OpenGL 4.1 and OpenCL 1.1 standards, AMD A-Series graphics deliver a 3D gaming experience similar to entry-level discrete graphics card solutions, with 3DMark Vantage (Performance setting) scores of around 4000 points. Using GIGABYTE’s Easy Tune™ 6 utility, users can overclock the AMD A-Series APU to gain further performance enhancements over stock settings, offering 3DMark Vantage (Performance setting) scores of over 6000 points*.
 
The AMD A75 series platform showcases AMD Dual Graphics technology, allowing users to further boost 3D graphics performance by adding an additional discrete AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 series graphics card to the system. This unique Dual Graphics technology means users can enjoy higher frame rates on the latest gaming titles, utilizing the processing power of both discrete and onboard graphics processors.
 
All GIGABYTE A75 series motherboards are part of the GIGABYTE Super4™ motherboard range, and as such are equipped with the very best components and a comprehensive range of unique features that guarantee flawless system stability and extended product longevity without compromising on performance, features and device connectivity.
 
GIGABYTE Super Safe includes features that guard against system malfunction and ensure extended system longevity, including GIGABYTE DualBIOS™ to ensure that you never experience system failure due to BIOS corruption. Additionally, each USB port has its own dedicated power fuse that prevents unwanted USB port failure, helping to protect USB connected devices from malfunction and safe guard your important data during transfer. All Super4™ motherboards also use solid capacitors that guarantee system longevity with a minimum 50,000 hr lifespan.

GIGABYTE Super Speed ensures that you’re always on the cusp of PC performance, data transfer and device charging speeds. GIGABYTE 3x USB power means better device compatibility and faster charging on USB connected devices like portable storage devices without needing to use two USB ports. The additional power provided by 3 x USB Power allows iPad, iPhone and iPod devices to charge up to 40% faster compared to standard USB implementations, while On/Off charge allows fast device charging even when your PC is on standby or turned off.

All GIGABYTE Super4™ motherboards are equipped with the very best quality components that ensure that you PC is running at maximum power efficiency. Lower RDS(on) MOSFETs reduce energy wastage through unnecessary residual heat dissipation. This amounts to tangible energy savings which are beneficial for both end-users and the environment without impacting system performance. High-end 108dB HD Audio (3.5x better audio quality than standard PC audio solutions)
 
As the HD multimedia revolution continues to gain momentum, so too must hardware standards in audio quality. All GIGABYTE Super4™ motherboards offer excellent 7.1 surround sound audio backed by a proprietary converter that is able to achieve 108dB noise ratio (SNR) playback quality. This means that users will enjoy a better audio experience with lower levels of noise and hiss when enjoying the latest HD content.
 
* Overclocking configuration: GIGABYTE A75M-UD2H - AMD APU A8-3850 at 3.77GHz (Aircooling) - DDR3 - 2320MHz/ FSB-145MHz/GPU-870MHz
 
For more information about GIGABYTE A75 series motherboards, watch the video on the GIGABYTE Mobo TV youtube channel, visit http://www.gigabyte.com/microsite/284/a-series.html, or keep an eye on the GIGABYTE Tech Daily Blog.
 
About GIGABYTE
GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is known as a leading brand in the IT industry with branch offices located in 24 countries around the world. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE started as a small research and development team, quickly rising in prominence to become one of the world's top motherboard manufacturers. In addition to motherboards and graphics cards, GIGABYTE has further expanded its product portfolio to include notebook and desktop PCs, datacenter servers, networking products, mobile handsets and home entertainment devices - serving each facet of our digital life in the home and office. Everyday GIGABYTE aims to “Upgrade Your Life” with innovative technology, exceptional quality, and unmatched customer service. In 2011, GIGABYTE celebrates its 25th anniversary, and a quarter of a century committed to quality, excellence and serving our customers with the utmost enthusiasm and professionalism. We look forward to navigating the future at full sail. Visit www.gigabyte.us for more information.

  FULL STORY @ GIGABYTE

ECS Introduces APU Supported A55 Series Motherboards
     Tue, Aug 09 2011 | 5:16P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
ECS Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), the world's leading motherboard, graphics card, barebone system, notebook and mobile device manufacturer delightedly introduces new family members of AMD APU supported motherboards-A55 series, providing users more options to enjoy entertainment life.

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ECS A55 series-A55F-A, A55F-M2 and A55F-M3 support AMD A-series APUs for users to indulge in DirectX® 11 and UVD 3 graphics performance. That is to say, ECS A55 series fully supports AMD APU to present smooth and powerful gaming computing capability. With amazing overclocking power, ECS A55 series could support memory at least at 1866 MHz frequency. Furthermore, ECS A55 series also supports the Dual Graphics function to supply overwhelming graphics energy with one discrete graphics card.

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ECS strongly insists on the quality of our products. ECS A55 series motherboards adopt solid capacitors around the CPU area to supply stable and safe power to the motherboards. In addition to high-quality solid capacitors, ECS A55 series motherboards are implanted with ESD protection components and pass the anti-static test, as well. Therefore, ECS motherboards are safer and have a longer life-span than others.

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Model Chipset Supported CPU Specification Form Factor
A55F-A AMD
A55 AMD
A-Series APU 4xDDR3, 5xSATA 3Gb/s, 12xUSB 2.0, 1xPCIex16, HDMI/DVI/D-Sub ATX size
A55F-M2   2xDDR3, 6xSATA 3Gb/s, 12xUSB 2.0,
1xPCIex16, HDMI/DVI(Optional)/D-sub Micro-ATX size
A55F-M3   2xDDR3, 4xSATA3Gb/s, 8xUSB2.0
1xPCIex16, D-sub 

For more information, please visit ECS website: http://www.ecs.com.tw or contact your local distributor.

  FULL STORY @ ECS.COM

 
Intel's Z68 Express reviews
     Tue, Aug 09 2011 | 4:03P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel's Z68 Express has finally arrived. Join us as we explore the chipset's QuickSync transcoding support, accompanying GPU virtualization, new Smart Response SSD caching scheme, and motherbords from Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI.
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GIGABYTE Announces Entire 6 Series Ready to Support Native PCIe Gen. 3
     Tue, Aug 09 2011 | 1:39P | Motherboards | PermaLink
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www.pcstats.comGIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and computing hardware solutions today announced their entire range of 6 series motherboards are ready to support the next generation Intel 22nm CPUs (LGA1155 Socket) as well as offer native support for PCI Express Gen. 3 technology, delivering maximum data bandwidth for future discrete graphics cards.

Wanting to provide maximum upgradeability to customers, GIGABYTE has enabled native support for PCI Express Gen. 3 across the entire range of GIGABYTE 6 series motherboards, including the recently launched G1.Sniper 2 motherboard, when paired with Intel's next generation 22nm CPUs. By installing the latest BIOS for their 6 series motherboards today, users can be assured they are ready to take advantage of all the performance enhancements tomorrow's technologies have to offer.

To future proof your GIGABYTE 6 series motherboard, please download and install the latest BIOS update for your motherboard model from the GIGABYTE website: www.gigabyte.com.

GIGABYTE 22nm CPU and PCIe 3.0 Ready Motherboards

Chipset

Model

BIOS

Z68

G1.Sniper 2

F3

Z68X-UD7-B3

F8

Z68XP-UD5

F3

Z68X-UD5-B3

F8

Z68XP-UD4

F3

Z68X-UD4-B3

F8

Z68XP-UD3P

F4

Z68X-UD3P-B3

F6

Z68XP-UD3R

F3

Z68X-UD3R-B3

F4

Z68X-UD3H-B3

F7

 

Z68XP-UD3

F4

Z68MX-UD2H-B3

F8

Z68A-D3H-B3

F9

Z68MA-D2H-B3

F7

P67/H67

P67A-UD7-B3

F5

P67A-UD5-B3

F6

P67A-UD4-B3

F5

P67A-UD3P-B3

F5

P67X-UD3R-B3

F4

P67A-UD3R-B3

F5

P67X-UD3-B3

F5

P67A-UD3-B3

F5

P67A-D3-B3

F4

P67-DS3-B3

F2

PH67A-UD3-B3

F5

PH67-UD3-B3

F4

PH67-DS3-B3

F2

PH67A-D3-B3

F4

H67A-D3H-B3

F5b

H67M-D2-B3

F5a

H67N-USB3-B3

F6e

H61

H61M-D2P-B3

F6f

H61M-D2-B3

F7e

H61M-S2V-B3

F5g

H61M-USB3-B3

F8h

H61M-S2-B3

F2h

H61N-USB3-B3

F2c

HA65M-D2H-B3

F8o

P61-S3-B3

F4c

P61-DS3-B3

F3b

P6-USB3-B3

F8d

PA65-UD3-B3

F8c

 

About GIGABYTE
GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is known as a leading brand in the IT industry with branch offices located in 24 countries around the world. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE started as a small research and development team and has since taken a position as one of the in the world's top motherboard manufacturers. In addition to motherboards and graphics cards, GIGABYTE further expanded its product portfolio to include notebook and desktop PCs, datacenter servers, networking products, mobile handsets, and home entertainment devices to serve each facet of the digital life in the home and office. Everyday GIGABYTE aims to "Upgrade Your Life" with innovative technology, exceptional quality, and unmatched customer service. Visit www.gigabyte.com for more information.

 

  FULL STORY @ GIGABYTE

ASRock A75 Pro4 Motherboard Review
     Mon, Aug 08 2011 | 3:48P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we have the chance to look at one of the AMD Socket FM1 APU motherboards from ASRock. The ASRock A75 Pro4 supports the latest A series APU's from AMD. In past reviews of ASRock motherboards we have been impressed by their products. Will that trend continue, or will the ASRock A75 Pro4 be their first offering to let us down? Read on to find out how the ASRock A75 Pro4 stacks up against the competition! Quote: "Throughout the testing today the ASRock A75 Pro4 did not let us down. It was no real surprise that our gaming performance was right on par with our other A75 Llano motherboards. Considering that the main components of the system are all on the AMD A8-3850 Llano APU. One of the areas that I was happy with was the ease that we were able to overclock our AMD A8-3850 APU.."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

ZOTAC Z68-ITX WiFi
     Mon, Aug 08 2011 | 2:25P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
ZOTAC recently announced their mini-ITX Z68 motherboard. Supporting standard desktop parts for expansion, the ZOTAC Z68-ITX WiFi offers all the features of the Intel Z68 chipset, including some decent overclocking. We put the Z68-ITX WiFi through the paces, and take this little roadster for a wild ZOTAC ride.
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP

Zotac Z68-ITX WiFi Motherboard
     Mon, Aug 08 2011 | 2:25P | Motherboards | PermaLink
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"Zotac is establishing itself as one of the major Mini-ITX motherboard manufacturers. For the new Intel Z68 chipset, this manufacturer released two models, the Z68-ITX WiFi (a.k.a. Z68ITX-A-E, USD 170) and the Z68-ITX WiFi Supreme (a.k.a. Z68ITX-B-E, USD 210). Both come with integrated WiFi, but the latter also has an integrated GeForce GT 430 graphics chip. Let's take a look at the Z68-ITX WiFi model."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS

Zotac Z68-ITX WiFi Review
     Mon, Aug 08 2011 | 2:24P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we're taking a look at the latest ITX board from Zotac, based around the Z68 chipset. Is it a pocket powerhouse?
  FULL STORY @ MAINBOARD

AMD E3850 + GIGABYTE GA-A75M-UD2H Motherboard Review
     Mon, Aug 08 2011 | 9:00A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Llano APU (the desktop variety on test here is codenamed 'Lynx') contains the CPU, GPU and northbridge. As a consequence production costs and physical power costs are reduced greatly meaning cost to the consumer is lowered and a competitive performance level is maintained while providing a convenient and streamlined solution.
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ

ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Review
     Sun, Aug 07 2011 | 9:01A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We’ve seen the plethora of Intel P67 ASUS motherboards and experienced the mainstream segment of Sandy Bridge motherboards but the ASUS product line-up wouldn’t be complete without their flagship Republic Of Gamers board. Avid Vortez viewers will be familiar with the range of ROG branded motherboards we have tested here so you will no doubt know that they represent the most premium ASUS motherboards in both price and performance. The board we will be taking a look at today is the Maximus IV Extreme, representing their flagship overclocker board within the P67 line-up.
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ

EVGA P67 FTW motherboard
     Sat, Aug 06 2011 | 4:02P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With the release of Intel’s Z68, the P67 chipset may have become yesterday’s news but no one seems to have told EVGA since they have recently introduced their flagship P67 FTW. This motherboard has some big shoes to fill considering its predecessor –the P55 FTW- was a genre defining product. But with a long list of features and EVGA’s pedigree of creating overclocker friendly boards, this new FTW should have what it takes to compete.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS

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