More Sandy Bridge motherboards have arrived in our labs. This time, we take a sneak peek at two premium boards in this category from ASUS and Gigabyte.
It's probably the worst kept secret in the industry - that Intel will be launching its next-gen Sandy Bridge processors in January 2011. Intel's restrictions prevent us from revealing any performance related figures but the motherboards are fair game. So, here to whet your appetite are five upcoming motherboards from ASUS, ECS, Gigabyte and MSI based on Intel's P67 and H67 chipsets.
With the P55H-AK, ECS reveals its ambitions of competing in the consumer enthusiast segment. Packed with features that are practically unheard of on an ECS board, can this board change ECS' image in the market? Find out in our review.
15 contestants from all over the world have made it to the grand finals of Gigabyte's Open Overclocking Championship 2010. Who among them will emerge as the king of OC? Stay tuned for the live coverage straight from Huashan Creative Park in Taipei.
Join us as we report live from MSI's gathering of overclocking experts at its Master Overclocking Arena 2010 from the National Taiwan University Sports Centre.
Being the first motherboard to have front USB 3.0 ports may seem like a dubious honor, but that's exactly what ASRock touts for its new P55 board. We test drove ASRock's new premium motherboard to find out if it has anything more to offer.
We all know that Intel's X58 platform is dedicated to the high-end segment. However, besides the extreme and expensive models, there are some that are closer to mainstream prices. Check out these relatively affordable boards from ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI.
MSI brings Lucid's multi-GPU technology back to the AMD platform with the mainstream 870A Fuzion. Once again, you can enjoy NVIDIA SLI with an AMD processor. Plus this time, you can even consider an ATI and NVIDIA mixed-mode solution. We find out whether Lucid's Hydra Engine is ready for the masses.
Even the most jaded observer will be awed by these motherboards based on Intel's enthusiast chipest, the Intel X58 Express. Get ready for the most powerful and expensive boards ever reviewed in our labs.
Small form factor PCs have often compromised on the performance aspect, but with the Intel H55 Express chipset and its relatively decent integrated graphics, this is set to change. Gigabyte's latest mini-ITX board hopes to change our mindsets about tiny boards and their capabilities.