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MSI’s Next Generation Intel Gaming Motherboards “Leaked”?


Earlier today, we received a “leak” detailing features of MSI’s new gaming series motherboards. Now this wouldn’t normally be a big deal because motherboard companies rename stuff all the time. However, what is significant about this information is that the “leak” details the naming scheme of motherboards based on the next generation Intel chipset, which is due to succeed the …

ASRock Shows Off AM1 Boards for Latest AMD APUs


There is one thing no one can deny about the AMD APUs, especially the latest release of Kaveri, and that is the great SFF gaming performance. When you need to squeeze as much gaming power as possible from something the size of a console, then AMD is the way to go. ASRock has matched this with 3 great new boards …

ASRock FM2 A85X-ITX Motherboard Review


AMD has finally delivered on the new Richland APUs. And yes, they come with complete backwards compatibility. The question is, are any of the motherboards that were designed for the FM2 socket and Trinity still worth using with their latest chip? Or do you need something more? ASRock, a leader in innovative motherboard design, might have had the answer all …

GIGABYTE’s New Motherboard Is a Server Waiting to Happen


We're always curious to see what motherboard companies like GIGABYTE cook up, and this announcement is no different. GIGABYTE is releasing a motherboard with a built in 10 gigabit network connection. That's right; with just the addition of a CPU, RAM, and some storage you can easily build your own high bandwidth server.

The GA-6PXSVT is GIGABYTE's first single 2011 …

CES 2014 – GIGABYTE Throws Overclocking Party


What is more fun than an overclocking event? An overclocking event in Las Vegas during CES 2014, complete with world-renowned Overclockers like Hicookie and Dinos22. The centerpiece of this event is the GIGABYTE Z87X-OC designed from the ground up for overclocking. We had a chance to review this board recently and it’s quite a beast.

If you are in …

GIGABYTE G1-Killer Sniper 5 Z87 Gaming Motherboard Reviewed

GIGABYTE G1 Killer Series Sniper 5 Motherboard Review 8

What makes a motherboard a gaming platform? Simply stated, it has to offer more than fancy colors, packaging, and clever marketing labels. The features and components should be designed to improve or create a better than standard gaming experience. For motherboards, this is a difficult challenge because it requires serious quality control to ensure proper implementation of gaming specific features …