The ultimate Intel Z170 motherboard shootout: Battle of the flagships

The ultimate Intel Z170 motherboard shootout: Battle of the flagships

Now that Intel Skylake is out in the wild, this is the best time in a long while to build a high-end gaming rig. But which Z170 motherboard should you get? We pit the flagship Z170 motherboards from ASRock, ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI against each other to find out!

High-end Intel Z170 motherboards duke it out

High-end Intel Z170 motherboards duke it out

Have you set aside a pretty budget for your new Skylake system? Maybe one of these motherboards will make it into your next rig. Read on to find out which one you should get!

Honey, I shrunk the boards! Intel Z170 boards for your mini-ITX system

Honey, I shrunk the boards! Intel Z170 boards for your mini-ITX system

Performance doesn't always have to come in a large package. These mini-ITX Intel Z170 motherboards show that it's never wise to judge a book by its cover!

More Intel 100 series motherboards: H170, H110, and B150 chipset boards unveiled

More Intel 100 series motherboards: H170, H110, and B150 chipset boards unveiled

Find Intel Z170 boards too pricey? More Intel 100 series motherboards have been announced, and we've rounded up boards based on the more affordable H170, B150, and H110 chipsets from key manufacturers to give you an idea of what's available now.

ASRock launches new Intel Z170 motherboards for gamers and overclockers

ASRock launches new Intel Z170 motherboards for gamers and overclockers

ASRock has taken the wraps off its Intel Z170 motherboards at a launch event for power users and the media. The new boards span a wide range, with models that will cater to both mainstream users and enthusiasts.

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

Two Intel X99 motherboards 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

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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!

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