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ASUS Z87-Pro Intel Z87 LGA1150 Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews
     Mon, Jul 15 2013 | 11:23A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Right now we can all pick up our own ASUS Z87-Pro LGA1150 motherboard for $199.00 shipped. When you consider that this board was able to go head to head with the ASUS Republic of Gamers Maximus VI Hero in most all of our tests today you know this is a great board..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

ASUS Z87-Plus Review
     Sun, Jul 14 2013 | 11:23A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Overclocking with the ASUS Z87-Plus board wasn`t too difficult at all. Having a new chip with no known max OC was rather quick to find its limits with the board. As always, I try for my high hopes and attempted a 4.8GHz boot. That didn`t happen; 4.7GHz however, at least posted and made it to Windows before shortly failing through a run of IBT. Wiggling some settings and setting the voltage up to 1.3V finally got me to a very sound and stable maximum overclock of 4.6GHz. Any bit more and I would quickly find it throttling under the stress of higher temperatures. Sure it is lower than the the other max OCs on the chart, but you must remember that this is a different sample than the others it is compared to; thus, the maximum OC it may ever get on any board, stable, may be this same 4.6GHz. This won`t be known until the next board comes along, so don`t feel the ASUS Z87-Plus isn`t good enough just yet."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

Socket 2011 Charts: 15 Socket 2011 Boards - ASUS P9X79-E WS @ Ocaholic
     Sun, Jul 14 2013 | 9:17A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
So far we`ve tested 16 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

ASUS Z87-A Review @ Vortez
     Sat, Jul 13 2013 | 11:23A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Z87-A is an affordable LGA1150 motherboard with plenty of features to keep even avid enthusiasts entertained. Modelling the new gold theme, this motherboard promises to perform and overclock just as well as other mainstream and even higher-end models - will it have what it takes to impress us?"
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ.NET

ASUS Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 Review
     Wed, Jul 10 2013 | 11:23A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Overclocking with the ASUS Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 was a lot fun, and a big surprise. I opted in this case for a simple multiplier overclock and edged it up with a few ticks of the FSB for a final overclock of 5187MHz. To my surprise, this is the highest stable frequency I have been able to get out of this particular FX-8350. I am convinced that if I had more time and more cooling than the H-100 on my test rig, I could have gotten even more out of it. As it was I was pushing the cooling for all it was worth. I could tell after dissecting the board and power delivery that I was probably looking at a healthy overclock with the Sabertooth, but beating out the CVF-Z by a good 150MHz was a bit of a shock. Not to take anything from the Sabertooth to be sure, however I think this particular result may be a case of this CPU and chipset getting along in a rare pairing. In other words the Sabertooth is turning out to be a great overclocking board, however your mileage may vary, act now, supplies are limited, so on and so forth."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

ASUS Maximus VI Extreme Z87 Motherboard
     Tue, Jul 09 2013 | 11:23A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With the intro of Z87 we knew it would not be long until we started seeing the ROG boards rolling out and first up we have the Maximus VI Extreme which is the top of the line when it comes to ASUS innovation. Now lets see exactly what it has to offer."
  FULL STORY @ BJORN3D.COM

ASUS Maximus VI Hero Review @ Ocaholic
     Tue, Jul 09 2013 | 11:23A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With the Hero ASUS expands their high-end gaming line - Maximus VI line-up - by another model, which has gamers and enthusiasts in the crosshair that don`t want to spend too much money on decent hardware. Obviously, the Maximus VI Hero is based on the Z87 chipset, comes with ASUS ROG color scheme and you`ll also find ASUS ROG BIOS, which is always great if you want to tweak your settings."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

 
yte C847N Motherboard
     Sun, Jul 07 2013 | 9:03A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The Gigabyte GA-C847N is a Mini-ITX motherboard with a soldered Celeron 847 CPU. It uses the Intel NM70 chipset and has one PCI slot. Let's take a look at this little board."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS

MSI Z87 MPower Motherboard
     Sat, Jul 06 2013 | 4:01P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“We are looking at one of MSI’s flagship motherboards for the new Z87 architecture: the MSI Z87 MPower. MSI’s previous products in the Z77 chipset MPower line were typically top performers, and include excellent overclocking and features. Today, as we move forward, we are going to see just how the MSI Z87 MPower measures up to that previous reputation while using the new Haswell 4770K.”
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK

ASUS ROG Maximus VI Hero Review
     Sat, Jul 06 2013 | 9:25A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Overclocking is the bread and butter of a ROG motherboard from ASUS. The Maximus VI Hero has that overclocking DNA built in deep down into the product. You have ASUS` all digital Extreme Engine Digi+III 8+2 phase power circuit that utilizes 60A rated Black Wing Chokes with gold plated coils, 10K Nichicon GT Black Caps, and NexFet PowerBlock to deliver improved voltage regulation, higher efficiency, and a longer lifespan. Voltage regulation was really tight on this board and fell almost spot on to what was set manually. Haswell memory overclocking is much better than on Ivy Bridge, which was no slouch in its own right. ASUS T-Topology 2 technology improves memory overclocking by up to 10% with a single DIMM and up to 5% with two DIMMs installed. The fact that I was able to further overclock my set of G.Skill 2400MHz rated Trident modules up past 2600MHz is the proof of concept I needed."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

ASUS Maximus VI Hero Z87 Motherboard Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Fri, Jul 05 2013 | 9:25A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
For quite a while now ASUSs Republic of Gamers (ROG) motherboards have been the top of the line motherboards which offer very high-end and unique hardware and software features. For this reason they are a top choice of many enthusiasts and gamers. The one thing that keeps these boards out of the hands of many people is the price tag. The top of the line Maximus VI Extreme is currently selling for $399.99, which is quite a lot to just pay for a motherboard. ASUS knows that and wanted to give people the chance to get their hands on a Republic of Gamers board. That is where the Maximus VI Hero comes in, at just $229.99 it will still give you many of the same ROG features without some of the more Extreme ones that you may not use. This motherboard is designed for Intels latest 4th generation Haswell Core processors using the LGA1150 socket. Read on as we take this motherboard for a spin and see what all it has to offer."
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

Gigabyte Brix review: compact mini PC
     Fri, Jul 05 2013 | 9:03A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Gigabyte Brix is a good option if you're looking for a compact mini pc. The use of notebook hardware allows for the very small size, and thanks to the mSATA SSD it's also pretty fast.
  FULL STORY @ GIGABYTE

Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H Motherboard Review: The Editor's Choice
     Thu, Jul 04 2013 | 12:02P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Excerpt: We review the Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H ATX motherboard, which we have actually been using as a test platform for many months now. Read the review to see why it is literally The Editor's Choice here at HCW
  FULL STORY @ HARDCOREWARE

Asus Z87-A Exclusive Mainboard Video
     Thu, Jul 04 2013 | 9:00A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
As part of our extensive series of in-depth videos around the top Asus mainboards that are being produced for Intel’s 4th Generation Core processor, we take a look at the Asus Z87-A with an engineer from regional HQ. What does this board offer?
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Z87 Motherboard Charts: 17 Models tested - Update ASRock Z87M OC Formula @ Ocaholic
     Tue, Jul 02 2013 | 4:53P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In our comparison tables, meanwhile you find benchmark values regarding 17 recent Z87 motherboards. Furthermore we do not comment the benchmark values. The idea and also the goal is to present to you a market overview which helps you choose the right motherboard."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

Intel Z87-based board lineup
     Tue, Jul 02 2013 | 12:03P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today, Gigabyte unveiled their Intel Z87-based board lineup to select members of the press at a live event from their headquarters in City of Industry, CA. Their Z87 boards are broken down into four series - the Extreme OC series, the Gaming Series, the Thunderbolt series, and the Standard series.
  FULL STORY @ PCPER

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