ASUS has just announced their new range of Intel 8-series motherboards with support for Intel's upcoming 4th-generation Core CPUs. Introducing a new look for some of its Intel Z87 boards, ASUS has also complemented them with a slew of new and exciting features. We showcase some of what we're allowed to report from the seminar.
MSI reveals their first Intel Z87 motherboard and it's from their much hyped Gaming lineage. We take a good first look at their upcoming MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming Motherboard in this preview article.
The Z77A-GD65 Gaming is MSI's flagship Intel Z77 Express-based motherboard that is a nod to the gaming community. We check out how this gaming board performs as we put it through its paces!
Banking on the success of its MSI Gaming series laptops, the company has launched its flagship MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming motherboard that is targeted primarily at gamers and power users. It is also the most feature-rich board following in the footsteps of the MSI Big Bang Z77 MPower motherboard.
With a whopping 32 phases of CPU power circuitry, the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP7 is definitely an Intel Z77 board that is not meant for the faint-hearted. It also features the new Ultra Durable 5 technology, so the board sports PowIRStage ICs and high-current 60A chokes to enable 2,000W of power delivery!
AMD's latest interpretation of Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) has been brought to the desktop and mobile computing fronts in the form its Trinity A-series APUs. We've put together resources on what you need to know about these new processors and the hardware ecosystem such as motherboards and even notebooks.
With the introduction of the AMD Trinity desktop APUs that require the new AMD FM2 CPU socket, there has been a trickle of such motherboards from the usual board makers. We gathered four motherboards from ASUS, ASrock, Gigabyte and MSI that feature the AMD A85X chipset and put them to the test.
The ASRock Z77 OC Formula motherboard is built for overclocking, from its liquid-cooling points at its CPU VRM heatsinks to the manual onboard OC buttons. Bundled with extra goodies and lots of software tools, we test the board in detail to find out how it fares.
The MSI Big Bang Z77 MPower is the flagship Intel Z77 Express-based motherboard to be OC Certified. We put the board through its paces to ascertain if its overclocking accolades make it stand out from the slew of Intel Z77 mobo offerings.
Known as the next unit of computing, we spotted this new ultra tiny motherboard at the IDF Tech Showcase. It's a full system as it comes built with an Intel Core i3 processor and it measures no more than 4-inch by 4-inch. But the question is, what will you do with it?