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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

A Futurelooks News Flash - GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD5 AM3+ ATX Motherboard Review
     Thu, Feb 02 2012 | 9:39A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Futurelooks checks out a solid AMD board from GIGABYTE ... * * *GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD5 AM3+ ATX Motherboard Review* It was a busy end of the year with all the new product releases and announcements. We saw the release of the new AMD FX processor lineup which did not fair well overall, but still serves me well in my personal rig. However, a CPU is only as great as the motherboard to which you pair it. While many sites used the AMD issued ASUS Crossfire V 990FX boards for their initial reviews (a great board I might add) we were able to use something different for our tests. The GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD5 we found to be a very competent board, but let?s take a closer look to find out what else this motherboard brings to the table."
  FULL STORY @ FUTURELOOKS.COM

ASUS P8P67 Pro Intel P67 Motherboard Review
     Wed, Feb 01 2012 | 5:12P | 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

ASUS Maximus GeneZ Full-power half-pint
     Tue, Jan 31 2012 | 11:55A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Overall the ASUS M4 Gene-Z performs so well it is not fair to compare it with uATX form factor boards. This board stands up to full size ATX boards, laughs at them while it kicks sand in their face and then goes and games some more. Feature rich, the GeneZ includes an Intel NIC and Xfi2 audio via software licensing. It handles crossfire or SLI in a SFF layout. This could be an issue for large heatsinks, as the lack of a PCIE 1x slot above the 16x slot means that the back of the video card is very close to an oversized tower sink like the megashadow. An Archon cooler or other 140mm tower cooler would not fit on this board if using a discrete card. Of course, it is a SFF board, so water or tight heatsinks should be thought of as standard, and the stock Intel cooler fits with no issues what so ever. Extreme overclocking? Sandy Bridge does not need LN2 for general extreme overclocking as witnessed above, a standard air cooled setup with some nice cool air can run this system at ridiculous levels with no problems whatsoever. This chip was benched knowing it had a 55x multi limit and it it did it in spades. Pushing it via BCLK did not work and neither did BCLK skew settings, why? Because the chip limit was reached. All chips are not created equal, most wont get to 55x, others that are multi limited will get higher BCLK, others still will do both. It?s a crap shoot with Intel. ASUS provides everything you need no matter which type of chip you get. * *"
  FULL STORY @ TECHREACTION.NET

AMD Llano Extreme Overclocking on Gigabytes A75-UD4H @ ocaholic
     Mon, Jan 30 2012 | 1:01P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There is a Llano competition running at the moment on HWBot.org sponsored by Gigabyte called ``GIGABYTE X`MAS & New Year Contest``. And at ocaholic we are proud to show you how the young professional overclocker Christian Ney set up his system with the ambitious goal to lead the competition and break two World Records at once."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

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