With Intel's X48 chipsets trickling in retail, it's almost time for the mainstream P45 motherboards to follow suit. All the major vendors are preparing for their upcoming P45 boards and we managed to snag a couple of demo units from MSI for a sneak preview.
NVIDIA has just launched their first DDR3 chipset, the nForce 790i Ultra SLI and we think it's just the thing for hapless NVIDIA fans hoping for a decent Intel processor based SLI chipset with great performance and stability. Find out what NVIDIA put into their latest core logic controller and hope for a price cut.
It's time to take AMD's newest performance chipset for a spin as we scrutinize four top-of-the-line AMD 790FX motherboards to find out what makes them tick. Which board has the most tricks up its sleeves? Which board has the best performance? Which board suits your needs the most? Answers inside.
NVIDIA officially lifts the veil on the GeForce 8200 mGPU chipset, which boasts the first retail integrated graphics solution capable of 100% HD decoding of MPEG-2, VC-1 and H.264. Finally, a proper low cost chip to build a HD HTPC around, but is it still too soon? Read our preview to find out.
Gigabyte has refreshed their enthusiast motherboard lineup with the all new Intel X48 chipset. And if you thought only a select few have access to it, you'd be wrong. The GA-X48-DQ6 combines the X48 with good old DDR2 memory and introduces a new power saving feature as well. Read on.
MSI's latest P7N SLI Platinum arrived in our labs sporting a modified version of NVIDIA's mid-range nForce 750i SLI chipset featuring three PCIe 2.0 graphics slots. Gamers will definitely want to take a look at this, but will be board hold up to our benchmarking scrutiny? Find out inside.
With NVIDIA still being the only place to go to get your SLI fix, we take the ASUS P5N-T Deluxe out for a spin to see where the new NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI stands in today's chipset market. If 3-Way SLI is high on your to-do list, you might want to see what ASUS has to offer.
MSI's X38 Diamond succeeds its older P35 Diamond flagship motherboard with better overclocking and power efficiency, a more comprehensive storage solution and support for quad-GPU solutions. Other highlights such as Creative X-Fi audio and SkyTel VoIP are still there too. Check out the full review here.
You've certainly heard of Hybrid SLI being in the works for ages, but today at CES, NVIDIA officially announced Hybrid SLI technology and a slew of products for this new ecosystem. What a way to start 2008 with a bright upswing and we've got the full details for you.
The latest attempt by Foxconn to establish itself as a serious enthusiast brand is also its most successful. The Foxconn MARS, hopefully the first of many in their Quantum Force series, has all the makings of high-end motherboard goodness. It overclocks great too. Read on.