PCSTATS Main Page Follow PCSTATS on Facebook PCSTATS RSS Feed PCSTATS Twitter Feed + Motherboards
+ Videocards
+ Memory
+ Beginners Guides
News & Advanced Search  Feedback?
[X]   Directory of
Guides & Reviews
The PCstats Forums

Beginners Guides
Weekly Newsletter
Archived Newsletters



Contact the Suite 66 Advertising Agency

Beginners Guide: How To Install / Remove an Intel Socket LGA2011 CPU
  More PCSTATS Reviews... and Beginners Guides.
Seagate Backup Plus Slim External USB 3.0 2TB Hard Drive Review
 [>>]
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB SATA III SSD Review
 [>>]
Beginners Guides: 99 Performance Tips for Windows
 [>>]
Beginners Guides: 99 Performance Tips and Tweaks for Windows
 [>>]
More>>

Search...
Motherboards RSS News Feed - PCSTATS
... 4 news stories awaiting approval  
ASUS P8H67-M Evo Intel H67 Express Motherboard Test Report
     Tue, Feb 21 2012 | 2:54P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If you're looking at an Intel H67 motherboard chances are good it's because you want to run your PC on Sandy Bridge's integrated graphics core, perhaps to take advantage of the media transcoding capabilities of Intel SmartSync. The Intel HD 2000/3000 IGP is more than sufficient for everyday desktop work and even a little bit of DX10.1 gaming at light image quality settings and modest resolutions. That being said, integrated graphics are under-powered compared to even mainstream graphics card.
In this context we find it a little amusing that ASUS are selling the P8H67-M Evo motherboard as a "Quad-GPU CrossFireX" platform. The two physical PCI Express x16 2.0 slots operate at x16 and x4 mode, but who in their right mind would run two dual-GPU videocards on a microATX motherboard?
Board expansion is limited to the aforementioned PCI Express x16 2.0 slots (x16/x4), one PCI Express x1 slot and one PCI slot. The board has four RAM slots that can be installed with up to 32GB of DDR3 memory.
  FULL STORY @ PCSTATS

Intel DH67BL Intel H67 Express Motherboard Review
     Tue, Feb 21 2012 | 2:46P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel's DH67BL motherboard is built around the Intel H67 chipset and supports socket LGA1155 Intel 2nd Generation Core i3/i5/i7 2xxx-series 32nm Sandy Bridge processors. It is not compatible with LGA1156 processors. On the storage front, the board offers up two 6Gb/s SATA III ports, three 3Gb/s SATA III ports and one eSATA III port. A UEFI BIOS ensures support for hard drives larger than 2TB. Dual USB 3.0 ports are handled by a discreet NEC controller as USB 3.0 is not natively supported by the Intel H67 chipset.
Since its release, the Intel Core i3/i5/i7 2xxx-series Sandy Bridge processor has met with fantastic success and given AMD a real run for its money.
  FULL STORY @ PCSTATS

Biostar TH67XE Intel H67 Express Motherboard Review
     Tue, Feb 21 2012 | 2:43P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The powerful socket LGA1155 Sandy Bridge processor may have the integrated graphics core, but it's the Intel H67 chipset which makes it possible to output HD video content via HDMI and Display Port to a big screen HDTV. The TH67XE can also support a couple LCD monitors for a cost effective dual screen office PC. The only thing this board really cannot do... is overclock. The Biostar TH67XE motherboard that PCSTATS is reviewing today supports one PCI Express 2.0 x16 videocard , a must if DX11 gaming is something you're planning on - the Intel HD 2000/3000 IGP in Sandy Bridge processors is only DX10.1 compliant after all. The really nice aspect to this Biostar motherboard is that it features DVI-D, Analog VGA, HDMI 1.4 and Display Port video outputs. Two of the video outputs may be used at any one time. In keeping with its HTPC lineage, the TH67XE platform supports THX TruStudio Pro Technology audio.
  FULL STORY @ PCSTATS

ECS H67H2-M Black Edition Intel H67 Express Motherboard Review
     Tue, Feb 21 2012 | 2:40P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF

Integrated Graphics (IGP) can save you a ton of money when building a workstation PC, it's for this very reason why your office computer is probably running on IGP graphics right now. The integrated graphics core at the heart of all Sandy Bridge processors is good for modest DX10.1 gaming, at best. It's not a realistic substitute for mainstream graphics cards, which is why the ECS H67H2-M motherboard PCSTATS has on the test bench today features a PCI Express x16 2.0 videocard slot.

With the H67H2-M Black Edition motherboard you have a fantastic choice of HDMI, Display Port, DVI and Analog VGA video outputs to choose from! Any two of the four video outputs can be used at the same time to take advantage of the Intel HD 3000 integrated graphic core made available by the Sandy Bridge + Intel H67 chipset combo. The HDMI and Display Port video outputs support resolutions of 1920x1200. The DVI port goes to 1920x1200 (WUXGA) while the Analog VGA supports 2560x1600.
  FULL STORY @ PCSTATS

Intel DX79SI: Super Energy-Efficient LGA 2011
     Tue, Feb 21 2012 | 9:02A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The flagship mainboard from the microprocessor giant doesn’t strike you with unique design, specific features or functionality. However, it is phenomenally energy-efficient in its category, of course.
  FULL STORY @ MAINBOARDS

Foxconn Quantum Force Quantumian-1 X79 Motherboard Preview
     Sat, Feb 18 2012 | 9:01A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In this preview we will be looking at one of the latest motherboards in the Quantum Force lineup the Quantumian-1 X79. The Quantumian-1n is an enthusiast level motherboard designed for high-end gaming and overclocking using the full set of features common to Quantum Force motherboards.
  FULL STORY @ MOTHERBOARDS

Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 Intel LGA1155 Motherboard Review
     Fri, Feb 17 2012 | 9:00A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Gigabyte offers with the GA-Z68XP-UD3 an Intel LGA1155 Sandy Bridge motherboard with some interesting characteristics and a lot of OC features. The Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 is based on the Intel Z68 chipset for current LGA1155 processors like e.g. the Intel Core i7-2700K, Intel Core i3-2100, or the Intel Core i5-2500K processor which is used for the overclocking tests. We test, overclock and benchmark the Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 with different video cards and compare the current consumption in this review.
  FULL STORY @ MAINBOARD

 
Charts: 13 Socket 2011 Boards - MSI Big Bang Xpower II @ ocaholic
     Thu, Feb 16 2012 | 3:02P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
So far we`ve tested 13 Socket 2011 motherboards and we have to say that sometimes we got quite interesting results. What we`ve also done is, we have added power consumption values as well as a performance rating which allows quick comparision of which board performs best and which is the most energy efficient."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

MSI Big Bang Xpower II X79 @ ocaholic
     Thu, Feb 16 2012 | 8:44A | 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

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

ASRock X79 Extreme9 Motherboard @ Hardware Secrets
     Wed, Feb 15 2012 | 4:33P | 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. This time we will take a look at the X79 Extreme9, which is the most high-end (and most expensive) socket 2011 motherboard offered by ASRock at this time, with five PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots, eight SATA-600 ports, eight USB 3.0 ports, and a high-end, add-on sound card called Game Blaster."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

ASUS Maximux IV Extreme Motherboard Review @ OCIA.net
     Wed, Feb 15 2012 | 4:33P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
?Today we are taking a look at a board from the latter series, the ASUS Maximus IV Extreme, a P67 B3 Revision board that throws caution to the wind by including virtually every bell and whistle one could desire. This board is specifically designed for Intel 2nd Generation Core CPU overclocking and supports Nvidia SLI and ATI CrossFire X multi-GPU configurations in addition to a treasure trove of ROG-specific features and applications.?"
  FULL STORY @ OCIA.NET

ASUS Rampage IV Extreme BF3 Review @ Vortez
     Wed, Feb 15 2012 | 4:33P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
So then, great looking, extremely configurable and technologically advanced all wrapped up in a class leading package. It should certainly be a contender for the top spot among our X79 motherboard range we have reviewed thus far. As is always the case though, if you want the best then you usually have to pay the price and at just short of £400, the ASUS Rampage IV Extreme is anything but a budget motherboard. You do however get quite a lot for the money as we will see over the next few pages. Whether that will be enough to tempt you damage the bank balance only you can decide so sit back and have a read through the next few pages before making that decision as we take you through what is one of the finest motherboards to grace the halls of Vortez..."
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ.NET

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!

www.frostytech.com
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

Motherboards NEWS PAGE: of 147    

Hardware Sections     12/22/2014 | 10:41AM  
Beginners Guides
PCSTATS RSS Feeds
RSS Newsletter
RSS News
Motherboards
Mouse Pads
Networking
Notebooks
Peripherals
Powersupply
Printers
Servers
Videocards
Editorials
Cases and Access.
CD-ROMs
Computers / SFF PCs
Cooling - Heatsinks
CPU / Processors
Digital Cameras
Hard Drives
Home Theatre
Memory
MP3 Players
Monitors
Technology Content    
Beginners Guides: 99 Performance Tips and Tweaks for Windows
Beginners Guides: 99 Performance Tips and Tweaks for Windows
Feb 25 | Beginners Guides
Rating:  
Beginners Guide: Hi-Resolution Panoramic Images with MSFT ICE
Beginners Guide: Hi-Resolution Panoramic Images with MSFT ICE
Jan 27 | Beginners Guides
Rating:  
Samsung ATIV Book 9-Lite NP915S3G-K01 13.3-inch Touch Screen Notebook Review
Samsung ATIV Book 9-Lite NP915S3G-K01 13.3-inch Touch Screen Notebook Review
Dec 23 | Notebooks
Rating:  
Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex TV HD Media Player Review
Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex TV HD Media Player Review
Nov 25 | Home Theatre
Rating:  
Beginners Guide: Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink
Beginners Guide: Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink
Nov 18 | Beginners Guides
Rating:  
Beginners Guides: Repairing a Cracked / Broken Notebook LCD Screen
Beginners Guides: Repairing a Cracked / Broken Notebook LCD Screen
Oct 02 | Beginners Guides
Rating:
A broken or cracked LCD screen makes a laptop utterly useless, good thing PCSTATS can show you how to replace that busted laptop screen with a minimum of fuss and for less money than a service center charges. PCSTATS will be fixing a cracked LCD screen on a Lenovo T530 ThinkPad notebook, the general procedures outlined here work for any notebook though.
Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel X79 LGA2011 Motherboard In-Depth Review
Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel X79 LGA2011 Motherboard In-Depth Review
Jul 27 | Motherboards
Rating:
The Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 is an awesome 'Sandy Bridge-E' motherboard for anyone in the business of content creation, yet still nimble enough to take on multi-videocard gaming and overclocking at the end of a days work.
MORE » Complete PCSTATS Article and Review Listings...

The best Guides by the best writers on the internet; PCstats Beginners Guides explain computers, software, and all those other wonderful things that cause you frustration.

Learn how to use your computer better, master the internet while protecting yourself, and know what to do when your hard drive kicks the bucket.

  1. 10 Steps to a Secure PC
  2. 101 Tips and Tweaks for Windows XP
  3. 104 Killer Tech Tips for Windows XP
  4. 99 Performance Tips for Windows XP
  5. 99 Windows Vista Performance Tips
  6. Annual PC Checkup Checklist
  7. Assembling Your Own PC
  8. Back up and Restore Data in WinXP
  9. Browser Hijacking and How to Stop it
  10. Building a Home Theatre PC / HTPC
  11. Burning CDs and DVDs
  12. Cloning WindowsXP
  13. Converting Videotape Into Video Files
  14. Crash Recovery: The Blue Screen of Death
  15. Creating a Weblog / Blog
  16. Creating MP3 Music Files
  17. Decrypting Lost Document & Zipped File Passwords
  18. Diagnosing Bad Hard Drives
  19. Diagnosing Bad Memory
  20. Downgrading Windows Vista Back To Windows XP
  21. Dual OS Installation of WindowsXP 32-bit/64-bit
  22. Encryption and Online Privacy
  23. Ergonomics & Computers
  24. Flashing a Video Card BIOS
  25. Flash Memory Data Recovery and Protection
  26. Firewalls and Internet Security
  27. Firewall Setup and Configuration
  28. Forgotten Passwords & Recovery Methods
  29. Formatting and Partitioning a Hard Drive
  30. Fundamentals of Upgrading a PC
  31. Hard Drive Data Recovery
  32. Home Networking and File Sharing
  33. How to Install: Intel Socket 775 CPU and Heatsink
  34. How to Install: Intel Socket 1366 CPU and Heatsink
  35. How to Install: Intel Socket 1155 CPU and Heatsink
  36. How to Install: AMD Socket AM3 CPU and Heatsink
  37. How to Install: AMD Socket FM1 CPU and Heatsink
  38. How to Fix Homesite Design Mode to Work in WindowsXP/ Vista
  39. How To Make a Budget Desktop Computer on the Cheap
  40. How to Update a Motherboard BIOS
  41. Installing RAID on Desktop PCs
  42. Installing Windows Vista
  43. Installing Windows XP
  44. Internet Connection Sharing
  45. Legally Copying Software and Music
  46. Linux Part 1: Getting Familiar
  47. Linux Part 2: Installing a PC
  48. Linux Part 3: New Software
  49. Little Known Features of WindowsXP
  50. Making Old Software Compatible with Windows Vista
  51. Making DVD Movies from Video Files
  52. Most Common Ways to Kill a PC
  53. Optical Drives & Recording Formats
  54. Overclocking the CPU, Motherboard & Memory
  55. Overclocking the Videocard
  56. Preventing Data Theft from a Stolen Laptop
  57. Printer Sharing on a Home Network
  58. Quick Guide for Eliminating Spyware and Hijacker Software
  59. RAM, Memory and Upgrading
  60. Registry: Backups, Repairs, and Protection
  61. Remote Access to Computers
  62. RSS Feed Setup & Subscriptions
  63. Safe Mode in Windows Vista For Crash Recovery
  64. Setting up an FTP Server in WinXP
  65. Slipstreaming WindowsXP with Service Pack 2
  66. Spyware Protection and Removal
  67. Stopping Spam
  68. Stopping Vista From Thrashing Hard Disks to Death
  69. Synchronizing Files and Folders
  70. Unattended Windows 2000/XP Installations
  71. Understanding & Creating Batch Files
  72. Understanding & Tweaking WindowsXP Services
  73. Upgrading A Motherboard Without Reinstalling
  74. Upgrading Win98 to Windows XP
  75. USB Memory Drive Projects & Tips
  76. VPNs and Internet Connection Security
  77. Website Hosting From A Home PC
  78. Website Hosting With Apache
  79. Windows Vista Crash Recovery and Repair Install
  80. Windows XP Command Prompt
  81. Windows XP Safe Mode Explained
  82. Wireless Home Networking
  83. Wireless Network Security
"Get the 'Stats and Stay Informed!"


Frostytech's Top 5 Heatsink Comparison Charts

Recommended Tech Resources:
Tom's Guide Frostytech.

 
The PCstats Forums
 
PCstats Network Features Information About Us Contact
FrostyTech
TransmetaZone
BeginnersPC
PCSTATS Newsletter
PCSTATS Forums
ShoppingList Assistance
Tech Glossary
Technology WebSite Listings
PermaLink News
Archived News
Submit News (Review RSS Feed)
Site Map
PCSTATS Wallpaper
About Us
Employment
Privacy Policy
Advertise on PCSTATS

How's Our Driving?
© Copyright 1999-2014 www.pcstats.com All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of Use.