In previous generations, GIGABYTE has often been ambitious with the number of models it produces and supports. X99 is no different, so while the other manufacturers have four or five models coming through launch and September, GIGABYTE is starting with eight. These are split into three categories: Gaming, OC and Ultra Durable (aka ‘channel’). The gaming line will be headed by the X99-Gaming G1 WiFi, an E-ATX motherboard aimed at four-way GPUs and as much functionality as possible. This means dual network ports (Intel + Killer), 2T2R 802.11ac WiFi, the Creative Sound Core 3D audio codec, AMP-UP audio, ten SATA 6 Gbps ports, twelve USB 3.0 ports, two M.2 ports (One 2.0 x4, one 3.0 x4), dual DAC-UP for clean USB power and the styling...

Conroe Buying Guide: Feeding the Monster

Conroe requires new parts, and help through the Buying Jungle is here!

123 by Gary Key & Wesley Fink on 7/19/2006

Abit AB9 Pro: A sneak peek at Intel's new P965 chipset

We're taking an early look at Intel's P965 chipset courtesy of Universal Abit's AB9 Pro as we continue our preview of Core 2 Duo capable boards.

33 by Gary Key on 7/3/2006

ASUS M2N32-SLI & Epox MF570SLI: AM2 Wunderkinder

The impressive ASUS M2N32-SLI and value-packed Epox MF570SLI race through Part 3 of our AM2 Motherboard Roundup.

23 by Wesley Fink on 6/28/2006

Foxconn and Gigabyte Tackle Socket AM2

The transition of motherboard manufacturers to socket AM2 is in full swing, and Gigabyte and Foxconn sent us their premium nForce 590 SLI models for review. Could one...

36 by Jarred Walton on 6/22/2006

NVIDIA nForce 500: Biostar and MSI Aim for the Gold

Our first look at Biostar's nForce 590-SLI and the MSI nForce 570-SLI for the new AMD AM2.

17 by Gary Key on 6/8/2006

CrossFire Xpress 3200: RD580 for AM2

ATI introduces the RD580 chipset for AM2 processors. RD580 was designed from the ground up for high speed overclocking and dual X16 CrossFire. How does it compare?

71 by Wesley Fink on 6/1/2006

DFI CFX3200-DR: ATI RD580 Tweak Attack

DFI launches their ATI RD580 chipset motherboard with every tweak an enthusiast can imagine. How does the first DFI dual X16 compare with other top Athlon 64 boards?

25 by Wesley Fink on 5/8/2006

Intel Core Duo: AOpen i975Xa-YDG to the Rescue

Looking for a great Core Duo Mobile on Desktop motherboard? AOpen's uniquely designed and performance oriented i975Xa-YDG features the Intel 975X chipset and shows impressive performance.

81 by Gary Key on 5/4/2006

ASUS A8R32-MVP: Taking the Overclocking Route via the 0404

We do an overclocking double take with the Asus A8R32-MVP and the new 0404 bios. Is there improvement or will the hardcore enthusiast remain disappointed?

23 by Gary Key on 4/20/2006

MSI: SLI Plus Eight

Our take on MSI's Diamond series motherboard featuring the NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16 chipset.

42 by Gary Key on 4/11/2006

ECS: RD480 in the Extreme

An ECS motherboard sets a new AMD Overclocking record for AnandTech! A closer look at the amazing ECS KA1 MVP Extreme motherboard featuring the ATI Radeon Xpress 200...

22 by Gary Key on 4/4/2006

NVIDIA nForce4 SLI XE: Enthusiast Features on a Budget

We review ECS's affordable performance-oriented board based on the recently introduced nForce4 SLI XE chipset for the Intel platform.

11 by Gary Key on 3/23/2006

VIA PT880 PRO: Biostar’s Deluxe Dual Combo

A quick look at Biostar's new budget based Intel board featuring the VIA PT880 PRO chipset.

17 by Gary Key on 3/20/2006

EPoX EP-9U1697-GLi: ULi M1697 Goes Mainstream

Our first look at EPoX's value based performance board utilizing the ULi M1697 chipset and offering dual x8 SLI operation.

35 by Gary Key on 3/15/2006

Abit AT8: µGuru comes to the RD480

Our look at Abit's first ATI CrossFire-capable motherboard featuring the ATI Radeon Xpress 200 CrossFire chipset.

42 by Gary Key on 3/10/2006

ASRock 939SLI32-eSATA2: ULi Dual x16 SLI

Our first look at ASRock's value performance board based on the ULi M1697 and M1695 chipsets offering dual x16 SLI operation.

46 by Gary Key on 3/2/2006

Asus A8R32-MVP Deluxe: First ATI RD580

Asus has an RD580 at launch that upgrades the top-selling A8R-MVP with Dual x16, more features, and better performance.

65 by Wesley Fink on 3/1/2006

Live from Taiwan: ATI RD580 Motherboards

ATI launches RD580 today, and Socket 939 boards from Asus, DFI, Abit, and Sapphire will be coming your way.

24 by Wesley Fink on 3/1/2006

NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra: Biostar's Performance Surprise

Our first look at Biostar's new Intel value performance board based on the nForce4 SPP Ultra chipset.

31 by Gary Key on 2/16/2006

Intel D975XBX: Intel brings their Bad-Axe to Market

Our first look at Intel's new enthusiast board based on their 975X chipset.

34 by Gary Key on 1/26/2006

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