Despite news of the delayed volume shipments of successor CPUs to the current Sandy Bridge processors, we press ahead with our sneak peek of a board featuring the upcoming Intel Z77 Express chipset - the ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe. With or without the processors, the show must go on!
Better late than never, Gigabyte held its X79 motherboard seminar to showcase its range of boards that support the Sandy Bridge-E processors as well as their exciting new features.
The ASUS Next Generation Motherboard Technical Seminar gave us our most intimate look at the new X79 boards to date. With exciting new offerings from ROG and TUF series, ASUS also showcased its new P9X79 series.
The MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) is a high-end X79 motherboard featuring eight DDR3 DIMM slots and claims to be the first motherboard with support for PCIe 3.0. We show you the board in detail.
The soon to be released Sandy Bridge-E processor (also known as the Extreme Edition) with new X79 motherboards were spotted at IDF 2011's tech showcase.
Platforms that are based on the AMD's A75 chipset and Llano APUs have started to seep in. An ECS A75F-A Black Deluxe with an AMD A8-3850 APU reached our testing grounds recently. Here's our quick take at these new mainstream offerings.
At Computex, ASUS not only showcased its Intel-based motherboards, but also a slew of solutions from AMD. Among which are the boards based on the AMD 9 series of chipsets, the 990FX, 990X and the 970, which includes the M5A97 EVO mobo (AMD 970).
With AMD launching its desktop Llano APUs very soon, we take a look at the new A75 motherboards that will support these upcoming processors. Here are some examples of what you can expect from ASRock, ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI.
During our week at Computex Taipei, we managed to chat with ASUS' Jackie Hsu on the future of its ROG brand, the design process at ASUS and more. Read all about it here.
Gigabyte's GA-X58A-OC is an Intel X58-based motherboard that integrates exclusive features intended for overclockers: OC-VRM, OC-Cool, OC-Peg, and OC-DualBIOS. Intrigued? Find out more about this overclocking platform here.