ECS refreshes the 945G-M3 to ride on the Viiv bandwagon, but is it really worth it to jump onto the whole Viiv hype? Early adopters will definitely want to give it a look or two, but we find out that this little gem of a board isn't really about the Viiv at all. Find out more inside.
If you ever look at enthusiast motherboards and think you'll never need the abundance of features, you will want to see what the ASUS A8R-MVP can do for you. The A8R-MVP is ASUS' mid-range CrossFire ready motherboard with a surprise - The ATI CrossFire Xpress 1600 chipset.
The MSI K8NGM2-FID brings out the capabilities of NVIDIA's GeForce 6150 GPU chipset with a decent set of video outputs that should please users looking to base their HTPC upon. Its business-like features also make the board very attractive as a productivity platform, so keep on reading.
ASRock delivers a motherboard with features that shouldn't be available at its price range. The 939Dual-SATA2 is just the thing for anyone with an upgrade fetish but finding it hard to choose between keeping their AGP graphics card or moving to a new CPU. More on this one-of-a-kind board inside.
The ECS KA1 MVP is the latest CrossFire motherboard to face the rigors of our test lab and we seem to think that it signifies a 'grown up' ECS. The KA1 MVP delivers on features, performance and stability, giving premium boards a run for their money. Purple never looked so good.
MSI's first CrossFire motherboard for the AMD platform isn't some overpriced enthusiast monster. In fact, this little baby is priced so reasonably, it may have slipped the notice of many gamers. Looking for native multi-GPU without the fluff? Then you need to read this review.
The Chaintech MK8T890 is a low-end motherboard with basic features, but does it have the performance to overcome its spartan feature set? You'll just have to read our review to find out. If you're looking for a no-frills workstation or an ultra budget gaming system though, this motherboard is reliable and on the cheap too.
ASRock brings another cost/performance motherboard into the market with CrossFire capabilities. The 775XFire-eSATA2 is not the fastest motherboard, nor is it expected to be. However, as far as mainstream goes, a new chipset and CrossFire on the cheap is the right combination.
MSI delivers a new motherboard with native CrossFire capabilities using the Intel 975X Express chipset. This board makes good on performance and stability in our tests and we think it will make a great mid-level gaming board if MSI can match it with a reasonable price.
ASUS takes a go at the nForce4 SLI X16 chipset and comes out looking like a champ not because it carries the most features, but because of its impeccable design. In the midst of the rat race comes a gaming motherboard designed to deliver stability first.