Two Intel X99 motherboads compared: ASUS X99-Deluxe & ASRock X99 Extreme6

Two Intel X99 motherboads compared: ASUS X99-Deluxe & ASRock X99 Extreme6

The Intel X99 chipset is the foundation of the ultimate desktop PC platform today. We pit two different Intel X99 motherboards from ASUS and ASRock with the top-end Intel Core i7-5960X CPU to find out what they bring to the table. Who knows, one of them could be your next motherboard upgrade!

ASRock Z97 Anniversary motherboard – Easy to OC, but stripped to the bone

ASRock Z97 Anniversary motherboard – Easy to OC, but stripped to the bone

6.0

The ASRock Z97 Anniversary is touted as the ideal full ATX motherboard for the Intel Pentium G3258 Anniversary Edition processor. It also boasts of ASRock Pentium Anniversary Boost technology for easy overclocking. Devoid of any extra features, we check out how it performs with its back to basics design mantra.

WD Prototye SATA Express Drive Benchmarked

WD Prototye SATA Express Drive Benchmarked

Prototype WD PCI Express hybrid drive benchmark spotted in the wild at Computex 2014 and appears to achieve the current gen SATA Express 1GB/s bandwidth utilization.

First Looks: ASRock Fatal1ty Z97X Killer

First Looks: ASRock Fatal1ty Z97X Killer

The ASRock Fatal1ty Z97X Killer is a motherboard targeted at gamers, designed by gamers. Onboard, you'll find Killer E2200 Gigabit LAN controller, and multi-GPU support with up to 3-way AMD CrossFireX, and NVIDIA quad-SLI configurations. Find out what else is in its arsenal of features.

High-End Intel Z87 Motherboard Shootout

High-End Intel Z87 Motherboard Shootout

The launch of the 4th generation Intel Core processors brought with it a new LGA 1150 CPU socket and the Intel 8-series motherboards. We rounded up the top-end Intel Z87-based motherboards from five manufacturers (ASRock, ASUS, ECS, Gigabyte, MSI) and put them through their paces. Find out who came out on top!

AMD A85X Motherboard Roundup

AMD A85X Motherboard Roundup

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.

ASRock Z77 OC Formula - Intel Z77 Chipset Goes High-End

ASRock Z77 OC Formula - Intel Z77 Chipset Goes High-End

7.5

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.

ASRock P67 Transformer - Small Boon for Upgraders

ASRock P67 Transformer - Small Boon for Upgraders

7.5

ASRock has done it again. The manufacturer known for its esoteric board designs has married the latest Intel P67 chipset with the older LGA1156 Lynnfield based Intel Core processor, bringing native SATA 6Gbps support along the way. Is this the board that some upgraders have been holding out for?

Intel P67 Shootout - The Top Guns

Intel P67 Shootout - The Top Guns

Bought a new Sandy Bridge processor recently and raring to overclock it? We tested five premium Intel P67 motherboards from the industry's biggest players - ASRock, ASUS, ECS, Gigabyte and MSI. Find out which emerged top of the class.

Intel P67 Roundup - The Mainstream Invasion

Intel P67 Roundup - The Mainstream Invasion

It's the start of the Sandy Bridge era and to help you decide on which mainstream motherboard to select for this new platform, we look at six Intel P67 motherboards from the likes of ASRock, ASUS, ECS, Gigabyte, Intel and MSI.

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