As part of its quest to squeeze out greater power efficiency, Gigabyte has launched a new series of motherboards built with twice the amount of copper in their PCB. Does this move bring any real benefits to users besides higher cost? We find out in this review of the Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P.
You first saw it in Apple's new MacBooks. Yes, we're referring to NVIDIA's latest IGP chipset, the GeForce 9300 mGPU. Read on to find out why Apple went with NVIDIA instead of Intel as we pit the Intel G45 Express chipset against the GeForce 9300 mGPU in this IGP showdown.
MSI is the next manufacturer to show us a tantalizing glimpse of the Intel X58 chipset with its upcoming Eclipse motherboard. Featuring MSI's DrDOS technology and a new dark blue color scheme, it's a departure from MSI's usual colors. Here's a pictorial feast for your eyes.
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'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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.