Johan’s awesome overview of the Haswell-EP ecosystem showed that the server processor line from Intel is firmly in the track for DDR4 memory along with the associated benefits of lower power consumption, higher absolute frequencies and higher capacity modules. At that point, we all assumed that all Haswell-EP Xeons using the LGA2011-3 socket were DDR4 only, requiring each new CPU to be used with the newer generation modules. However thanks to ASRock’s server team, ASRock Rack, it would seem that there will be some Xeons for sale from Intel with both DDR3 and DDR4 support.
Caught by Patrick at ServeTheHome, ASRock Rack had released their motherboard line without much of a fuss. There is nothing strange about that in itself; however the following four models...
ABIT takes aim at Intel gamers with a new Fatal1ty SLI. Will this new Gaming board continue Abit's reputation as a top make of Enthusiast boards? ...
Randi Sica & Wesley Fink on 10/7/2005
MSI and Gigabyte bring full-featured motherboards to market based upon the nForce4 SLI Intel Edition and Intel 955x chipsets.
Gary Key on 9/23/2005
Biostar is first with a GeForce 6100 board. How do the new NVIDIA Integrated Graphics compare?
Wesley Fink on 9/22/2005
Asus' Value Division is first to market with the ULi M1695/M1567 with full support for both PCIe x16 and AGP 8X. How does the ULi retail board compare...
Wesley Fink on 9/7/2005
Mix ATI, NVIDIA, AMD and Intel at ECS Editors Day and you have opportunities galore to look at future directions in the Computer industry.
Wesley Fink on 9/2/2005
Jetway introduces a unique nForce4 SLI board with 3 x16 slots, and the performance will surprise you. We take a look at how the 939GT4-SLI works and compare...
Wesley Fink on 8/24/2005
ULi sent us Revision 2 of the M1695/M1567 for a closer look. Now they add Dual 8X SLI to the PCIe/AGP/PCI mix.
Wesley Fink on 8/5/2005
ATI will soon be unleashing their Grouper, Jaguar, Crossfire AMD and Crossfire Intel chipsets. We take a first look at a production Sapphire board and the new family...
Wesley Fink on 7/29/2005
We get our First Look at the new ULi M1695/M1567 for AMD Socket 939. PCIe/AGP/PCI are all supported with the promise of Dual 8X PCIe.
Wesley Fink on 7/13/2005
With NVIDIA dominating the Athlon 64 landscape, it's time to take a closer look at seven nForce4 Ultra motherboards. Do they provide the bang that users are looking...
Wesley Fink on 7/5/2005
A closer look at OFFICIAL AMD and non-Official dual-core/Rev. E support for Socket 939.
Wesley Fink on 6/28/2005
Asus introduces an Intel 955x with memory options to DDR2-1066 and the promise of SLI performance.
Wesley Fink on 5/11/2005
Is it as much fun as a root canal? Are the results worth your efforts? We compare all the top SLI boards in both single video and...
Wesley Fink on 2/28/2005
UPDATE: nVidia Actions. DFI delivers SLI and Ultra based on the same basic board with tweaking options that will put a smile on the face of any enthusiast.
Wesley Fink on 2/5/2005
We get our First Look at a Socket 939 SiS 755FX motherboard. How does performance compare with other chipsets for AMD Athlon 64?
Wesley Fink on 12/16/2004
As 865/875 become more difficult to find, the 915 is becoming the only mainstream solution for an Intel CPU. We compare 915 Socket 775 motherboards to find the...
Wesley Fink on 12/7/2004
Asus updates their flagship P5AD2 to the 925XE chipset and 1066 FSB. Does the 1066 update deserve the title of top Socket 775 motherboard that was won by...
Wesley Fink on 11/29/2004
Gigabyte delivers an exciting SLI board based on the excellent nForce4 K8NXP-9. How does the Gigabyte SLI compare?
Wesley Fink on 11/24/2004
Gigabyte is first to market with an nForce4 board. Is performance all that we expected? We look at a production nF4 board featuring PCI Express for...
Wesley Fink on 11/12/2004
Abit launches a 1066 FSB 925XE board designed for gaming. Is it "Built to Kill" as Abit claims?
Wesley Fink on 11/9/2004