For years, the motherboard has been the foundation for any PC and even as we march into the 21st century, it is still the case. Here, we look back at the past 10 years in the evolution of the motherboard from 1998 to 2008.
Gather together LAN party-goers, for the Intel P45 platform gets a lot smaller with DFI's LANParty JR P45-T2RS, the first P45 motherboard to come in a mATX form factor. Is it the best choice for those intending to build a handy LAN gaming PC? Read on to find out how it stands.
After looking at the IGP options for the Intel platform, our attention today switches to AMD. Both AMD and NVIDIA have released IGP chipsets this year and we put them to the test to find out the ultimate one - AMD 780G/740G vs. GeForce 8300/8100 mGPU. Read on to find out which chipset and board to get for your next AMD HTPC!
Intel's Core i7 has been released and despite its merits, we doubt enthusiasts would go for Intel's reference version. Instead, they will turn to their favorite vendors so we have gathered three of the top models from the top three and presented them here.
Not sure whether you want DDR2 or DDR3 memory? MSI's P45-8D Memory Lover motherboard has 8 DIMM memory slots and is compatible with both DDR2 and DDR3 memory, so you can be on the safe side.
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.