All the recent talk of Haswell-E and high-end refreshes has obscured the more casual computing market. The Bay Trail platform uses Intel’s Atom based Silvermont cores and competes directly against AMD’s Kabini for integrated computing, digital signage and cheap computing models. Today we compare two mini-ITX Celeron J1900 based motherboards: the GIGABYTE J1900N-D3V at $85 and the ASUS J1900I-C at $92, as well as the SoC itself.

MSI K8N Neo Platinum: First nForce3-250Gb

MSI is first to market with a motherboard based on the nForce3-250 chipset. Does the shipping nF3-250 measure up to the great expectations of our chipset review?

26 by Wesley Fink on 4/26/2004

AOpen AK89 Max: From Ugly Duckling to Swan

AOpen's second motherboard for the Athlon 64 delivers an nForce3-150 chipset with a long list of features. After recent BIOS updates, it also proved to be one of...

23 by Wesley Fink on 4/21/2004

AOpen AK86-L UPDATE: Uncommonly Good

AOpen delivers a well-priced Athlon 64 board with uncommonly good tweaking adjustments, a great selection of features, and the options to deliver blistering performance. Is the AOpen AK86-L...

22 by Wesley Fink on 3/30/2004

Soltek SL-PT880Pro-FGR: VIA Dual-Channel for the Pentium 4

Soltek launches a top-of-the-line board based on the new VIA PT880 chipset. How does VIA Dual-Channel performance compare with Intel and SiS chipsets? Is the new Soltek...

5 by Wesley Fink on 2/23/2004

ECS 755-A2: Performance and Value for the Athlon 64

ECS is the first to deliver an Athlon 64 motherboard based on our Editor's Choice SiS 755 chipset. How does the latest Revision A2 compare to the best...

14 by Wesley Fink on 1/30/2004

Socket 940 Roundup: Motherboards for the Athlon64 FX

The Socket 940 Athlon64 FX is the fastest processor that you can buy. With both nVidia nForce3 150 PRO and VIA K8T800 motherboards available, which is the best...

10 by Wesley Fink on 12/18/2003

Asus P4S800D-E Deluxe & Gigabyte 8S655TX Ultra: SiS 655TX Challenges Intel's Best

Since the introduction of the 800FSB Pentium 4 processors, the Intel 875/865 chipsets have dominated the motherboard market with their outstanding performance. The SiS 655FX didn't cut it...

24 by Wesley Fink on 12/9/2003

ABIT KV8-MAX3: Athlon64 and µGuru

Abit’s latest in their top-of-the-line MAX series is an Athlon64 motherboard based on the VIA chipset with the new uGuru overclocking and control chip. The KV8-MAX3 is loaded...

2 by Wesley Fink on 11/6/2003

Gigabyte K8NNXP-940: Built on Athlon64 FX51 Strengths

Gigabyte delivers an Athlon64 Enthusiast board with support for the Socket 940 Athlon64 FX51. With built-in Multiplier Unlocking, Dual-Channel Registered Memory, and 6-phase power, we take an in-depth...

35 by Wesley Fink on 10/9/2003

Inside Elitegroup Computer Systems: From Taipei to Shen Zhen

Recently, while at Computex, we had an opportunity to take a look at the inside of a working Elitegroup factory. SMT production, PCB layering, and system assembly are...

30 by Kristopher Kubicki on 10/4/2003

Athlon64 Motherboards: First Look at Chaintech, FIC, and MSI

AnandTech takes a first look at Athlon64 motherboards that use both nForce3-150 and VIA K8T800 Chipsets. How do the new offerings from Chaintech, FIC, and MSI compare? ...

12 by Wesley Fink on 9/23/2003

Gigabyte 8S655FX Ultra (SiS 655FX): Price/Performance Reaches a New Level

Gigabyte is the first motherboard maker to have their SiS 655FX enthusiast motherboard ready for prime time. Today, we take an in-depth look at the SiS 655FX chipset itself...

2 by Evan Lieb on 9/22/2003

Albatron KX18D PROII: nForce2 Ultra with Memory Ratios

Albatron delivers an nForce2 Ultra 400 with unique memory ratios and the best tweaking options that we have seen. Will this make Albatron the top performer among Athlon boards?

7 by Wesley Fink on 9/16/2003

ASUS P4P800S-E: Standing Out in the Crowd

ASUS is one of the first motherboard makers attempting to produce an attractively priced 800MHz FSB compatible motherboard that is not based on the well-known 865PE and 875P chipsets...

4 by Evan Lieb on 9/14/2003

ABIT KV7 (KT600): Budget Performance in a Small Package

Motherboard manufacturer ABIT is finally releasing their anticipated KV7 motherboard, based on the latest Socket A chipset, the oddly named KT600. Today, we take a look at what ABIT’s...

34 by Evan Lieb on 9/7/2003

Asus PC-DL Deluxe: 875 with Dual Xeons

Canterwood with Dual Xeon 1Mb cache 3.06Ghz Processors should be a system to be reckoned with! We take a look at the latest dually twist on 875 from Asus.

29 by Wesley Fink on 9/6/2003

Soltek KT600-R: Fast & Promising

Another plum-colored Soltek built this time on the VIA KT600. Soltek displayed impressive performance in their Single-Channel nForce2 400 board. Will Soltek be the best-performing KT600?

14 by Wesley Fink on 9/1/2003

Asus P4C800-E: Updating the Intel Flagship

Asus has updated their top-of-the-line P4C800 Deluxe to make it even more attractive to more PC buyers. Is the updated P4C800-E a real improvement – or just new...

30 by Wesley Fink on 8/30/2003

DFI 748-AL: First Look at SiS 748

DFI delivers the first SiS 748 motherboard with most of the tweaks and adjustments Athlon fans have been asking for. Does this new single-channel chipset out-perform VIA KT600...

22 by Wesley Fink on 8/30/2003

ASUS A7V600: Feature-Laden – Value-Priced

ASUS launches a KT600 motherboard loaded with features at a very attractive price. nForce2 Ultra 400 has won the Performance battle, but will ASUS tempt you to open...

19 by Wesley Fink on 8/17/2003

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