Motherboards

If you’ve been following motherboard coverage over the past few years, you can’t help but notice that all the major consumer players also have their own server based business units that primarily sell to businesses. They each have a varying amount of input into the consumer space, but ultimately it depends on the product line. ASRock has their ASRock Rack brand (which should be called ASRack in my opinion!) that has had success on the consumer side with the likes of the C2750D4I which we reviewed, but they also produce a full line of products. ASUS’ server team consistently pop out consumer favorites for dual processor high-end systems, such as the Z9PE-D8WS, but they also serve a larger market away from the spotlight. Arguably...

Computex 2010: Motherboards

Another year, another Computex. Every time it comes around, vendors attempt to tease and tantalise both journalists and Joe Public alike with concept models, previews, machines running really...

33 by Ian Cutress on 6/16/2010

Gigabyte H55N-USB3 : Mini-ITX done the Gigabyte way...

We’ve been waiting for one of the major players to get their mitts into mini-ITX for Intel’s chipsets and finally Gigabyte has delivered with the Intel H55 chipset based...

78 by Rajinder Gill on 6/15/2010

ASRock X58 Extreme3: An Enthusiast X58 Motherboard at a Budget Price?

Today, we take a look at an X58 motherboard from ASRock, the Extreme3. The Extreme3 is the next iteration up from the ASRock X58 Extreme, with the notable...

36 by Ian Cutress on 6/2/2010

News Just In: Gigabyte Announces USB3 Mini-ITX H55 Motherboard

In the race to get a USB3 capable mini-ITX motherboard to market, Gigabyte has today announced the first entry into the arena - the GA-H55N-USB3. Measuring a tiny...

43 by Ian Cutress on 5/24/2010

Gigabyte Announces Their New Flagship Motherboard: The X58A-UD9

Gigabyte are currently attacking the X58 market; with no less than 10 boards, from the budget EX58-UD3R (and it's upgrade, the X58A-UD3R) to the premium EX58-EXTREME, their latest board...

14 by Ian Cutress on 5/12/2010

MSI has announced the HTPC oriented 740GM-P25

Announcing high end products and 'Halo' type hardware is relatively easy for manufacturers - slap some snazzy artwork next to a few pictures, wring a few industry related endorsements...

33 by Ian Cutress on 5/8/2010

ECS H55H-I Review: Mini-ITX at a Sensible Price

So far we’ve looked at three different mini-ITX motherboards here at Anandtech over the past 6 months. While each of the products we’ve reviewed have ticked a certain number...

68 by Rajinder Gill on 5/6/2010

Biostar announce the TA890FXE and ‘BIOKING’

Okay, I lied a little. Biostar announce their new tech as ‘BIO-unlocKING’, a feature on their latest 8xx series motherboard to unlock the quad core Thuban based processors...

11 by Ian Cutress on 5/3/2010

Big Bang-XPower: A new MSI motherboard announced

Popular motherboard manufacturer MSI has announced the next weapon in their motherboard arsenal - the MSI Big Bang-XPower. Like other second generation X58 motherboards, the XPower will feature...

9 by Ian Cutress on 5/1/2010

Phenom II X6 Compatibility, Over 170 Boards Supported at Launch

Earlier today AMD announced its Phenom II X6 processors. One vendor even started offering them at a huge discount if you're willing to put up with a mail in...

35 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/27/2010

ASUS Maximus III Extreme - P55 for $349

Uncharacteristically late for ASUS, the P55 based Maximus III Extreme was rolled out to retail a couple of weeks ago. ASUS’s “M3E” follows in the footsteps of boards from EVGA...

23 by Rajinder Gill on 4/26/2010

Intel DP55KG and DP55SB - Two P55s Reviewed

It’s been a while since AnandTech featured a P55 board review, but while Intel is expanding on their high-end with $1,100 Core i7 980X CPU’s, their low-to-mid-range P55 platform...

27 by Rajinder Gill on 4/6/2010

ASUS M4A89GTD Pro - A Core Unlocking 890GX for $140

With less than a week of public release mileage under its belt, how close have ASUS come to hitting a home run with the M4A89GTD Pro?

47 by Rajinder Gill on 3/10/2010

Intel DH57JG “Jet Geyser” - Intel's First Mini-ITX H57

Intel delivers mini-ITX without the frills and fuss...

33 by Rajinder Gill on 3/1/2010

Zotac H55-ITX Review - The World's First mini-ITX H55 Motherboard

Zotac unleashes the first H55 based mini-ITX board on the market, we take a look...

69 by Joshua Youngberg on 2/28/2010

Choosing the Best H55/H57 Motherboard, Part 2

As promised, we're back with part 2 of our H55/H57 coverage. Find out which boards come out on top in our user experience based review.

56 by Rajinder Gill on 2/22/2010

Choosing the Best H55/H57 Motherboard - Part 1

January 3, 2010 saw the lift of Intel's embargo on the Clarkdale family of processors and supporting H55/H57 series chipsets. Boards featuring these chipsets have been in our labs...

60 by Rajinder Gill on 1/31/2010

DFI P55 MI-T36: Little Cutie

DFI unveiled the P55 MI-T36 to the public a couple of months ago. It's an exciting little board based upon the P55 chipset, cut back to the most desirable...

42 by Rajinder Gill on 1/4/2010

MSI Big Bang -Trinergy

MSI continues their quest to become one of the top high-end motherboard makers with the P55 Trinergy, with a price to match.

15 by Rajinder Gill on 12/23/2009

Biostar TPower i55 – Super Middle Weight Contender

We take a look at Biostar's top end P55 motherboard and find that it really is a heavyweight contender with a middle range price tag.

49 by Rajinder Gill on 11/25/2009

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