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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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?
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.