AMD 790FX 4-Way Motherboard Roundup

AMD 790FX 4-Way Motherboard Roundup

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 GeForce 8200 mGPU Preview

NVIDIA GeForce 8200 mGPU Preview

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 GA-X48-DQ6 (Intel X48)

Gigabyte GA-X48-DQ6 (Intel X48)

8.0

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 P7N SLI Platinum (NVIDIA nForce 750i SLI)

MSI P7N SLI Platinum (NVIDIA nForce 750i SLI)

8.0

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.

ASUS P5N-T Deluxe (NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI)

ASUS P5N-T Deluxe (NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI)

7.0

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 X38 Diamond (Intel X38)

MSI X38 Diamond (Intel X38)

8.0

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.

NVIDIA Announces Hybrid SLI Technology

NVIDIA Announces Hybrid SLI Technology

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.

Foxconn MARS (Intel P35)

Foxconn MARS (Intel P35)

9.0

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.

AMD 790FX Chipset and Motherboard Preview

AMD 790FX Chipset and Motherboard Preview

8.0

AMD officially launches their 7-series chipset today in conjunction to the hugely anticipated Phenom processor. Inside, check out what this new chipset means for AMD's Spider platform and take a look at some of the upcoming AMD 790FX motherboards from MSI and Gigabyte.

abit IP35 Pro "Off Limits" (Intel P35)

abit IP35 Pro "Off Limits" (Intel P35)

8.0

The abit IP35 Pro was abit's top Intel motherboard before the arrival of the Intel X38 chipset, but with the IX38 QuadGT launched, is the board still a good choice for the power user? We took the IP35 Pro for our usual spin and found a solid performer not to be overlooked.

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