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AMD 790GX Face-Off: Foxconn vs MSI

AMD 790GX Face-Off: Foxconn vs MSI

AMD's new 790GX chipset comes paired with a new Southbridge and a feature that's touted to improve the overclocking on Phenom processors. For enthusiasts looking for a quick and dirty CrossFireX setup, this seems like great news. We check out the facts with two motherboards from Foxconn and MSI.

Intel X58 Sighted! Sneak Peek of the ASUS P6T Deluxe

Intel X58 Sighted! Sneak Peek of the ASUS P6T Deluxe

Intel's next generation X58 chipset is about to hit the stores but before we get down to testing it, here's an early look at ASUS' X58 board, the P6T Deluxe.

DFI LANParty DK P45-T2RS PLUS (Intel P45)

DFI LANParty DK P45-T2RS PLUS (Intel P45)

9.0

Making overclocking a simple one-click affair is a commendable goal and that is exactly what DFI plans with its Auto Boost System, now found on its new LANParty DK and Blood Iron motherboards. We take a look at this new feature via the DK P45-T2RS PLUS.

Intel X58 Motherboards Support SLI Natively!

Intel X58 Motherboards Support SLI Natively!

By now you should be aware that Intel's new Nehalem architecture based processor codenamed Bloomfield is due end of the year. Latest news has it that the accompanying chipset, the Intel X58, will have native SLI support and we've a lot more details straight from NVIDIA's recent NVISION'08 show. Step right in!

MSI P45D3 Platinum (Intel P45)

MSI P45D3 Platinum (Intel P45)

8.0

The last of the big three motherboard vendors, MSI is ready to unleash its DrMOS powered Intel P45 motherboards. We check out the DDR3 compatible P45D3 Platinum and see how it stands against its ASUS and Gigabyte competitors.

Gigabyte GA-EP45T-EXTREME (Intel P45) - The Full Review

Gigabyte GA-EP45T-EXTREME (Intel P45) - The Full Review

8.0

You have probably seen our preview of Gigabyte's high-end P45 motherboard. Most of all, you know of its impressively large heatsink and full copper liquid cooling block. Now, you won't have to wait anymore for the performance numbers. Read on for the full review.

Introducing the SB750 Southbridge: Foxconn A79A-S Preview

Introducing the SB750 Southbridge: Foxconn A79A-S Preview

January of 2008 was when we first heard of AMD's new SB750 Southbridge. Details about this new part was scarce and we wondered what were its new features. Now, Foxconn is one of the first to introduce a motherboard using this new SB750 Southbridge - the A79A-S.

Only Hardcores Need Apply: Gigabyte GA-EP45T-EXTREME Preview

Only Hardcores Need Apply: Gigabyte GA-EP45T-EXTREME Preview

8.0

People expect big things when a product gets labeled "EXTREME", and today we take a quick look at Gigabyte's latest offering for overclocking enthusiasts, the GA-EP45T-EXTREME.

MSI P45 Launch Event

MSI P45 Launch Event

Held at VivoCity's Golden Village Cinemas, MSI, together with local distributor Corbell, sprung a launch event showcasing their latest P45 motherboards. Also spotted at the event were other MSI products which included the newer ATI and NVIDIA graphic cards and the MSI Wind NB U100.

DFI LANParty UT X48-T2R (Intel X48)

DFI LANParty UT X48-T2R (Intel X48)

8.0

Equipped with a new extended cooling system from Thermalright, DFI's LANParty UT X48-T2R is designed for those waiting to test the limits of their processors. With a staggering list of overclocking options, could this be the true enthusiast's X48 motherboard?

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