MSI has announced the X99A SLI and 970A Gaming Pro Carbon motherboards at Gamescom 2016. The X99A SLI features an all-black design much like the older X99A SLI Plus, while the 970A Gaming Pro Carbon marks MSI's introduction of its signature carbon fiber finish to its line of AMD boards.
The MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon boasts a sleek carbon fiber finish and a wide range of LED customization options. The good thing is, it's got the performance and features to back up its looks as well, so you get a sleek-looking board that delivers the goods where it matters.
ASUS' Aura lighting feature now allows you to synchronize effects across both motherboard and graphics cards. More features are on the way, including the ability for you to throw ROG keyboards and mice into the mix as well.
The MSI X99A Tomahawk provides gamers with all the key features they expect from a gaming-oriented board, while keeping cost down by cutting out superfluous details.
The ASUS ROG Strix was built with gamers in mind. It features a wide range of gaming-oriented features, and the ASUS Aura RGB lighting can be customized precisely to your liking. All in all, this is one solid performer.
You'd think that there are only so many things you can do to spruce up a plain ol' PCB. Well, not quite, because the latest Intel X99 motherboards from ASUS, MSI, and Gigabyte are quite a sight to behold. And yes, they'll work with the 10-core Intel Core i7-6950X.
MSI has announced that its upcoming MSI X99A Workstation motherboard has passed the NVIDIA Quadro SLI certification. More Intel X99 and Z170 boards are expected to be certified in the coming weeks as well.
MSI has announced the B150M Mortar Arctic and Bazooka Plus motherboards, two new micro-ATX boards that come with new features like support for USB Type-C.
ASRock has announced the Fatal1ty X99 Professional Gaming i7 and the X99 Taichi, two new Intel X99 motherboards that will launch next month. The boards are intended to be relatively easy on your wallet, while still providing a decent selection of enthusiast features.
Bristol Ridge may have dropped at Computex 2016, but that's far from the last we're going to see of AMD this year. AMD's upcoming AM4 socket will support both Bristol Ridge APUs and Zen CPUs, and as luck would have it, an AM4 motherboard has just been spotted on the internet.