With every new chipset release, a large part of the community is always interested in the smaller form factor builds. Building a small yet powerful system seems to be an expanding niche, and for Intel’s Z97 platform we took three of the cheaper mini-ITX motherboards to see how they compare. The ASRock Z97E-ITX/AC, the MSI Z97I AC and the GIGABYTE Z97N-WIFI are all between $130 and $140, all feature 802.11ac support but vary in other connectivity, ease of use and their packages. We compared all three.

MSI 875P Neo-FIS2R (875P): Our favorite thus far

A new month, a new motherboard. Take a look at everything MSI's 875P has to offer and why we're thoroughly impressed by it.

1 by Evan Lieb on 5/6/2003

ASUS P4C800 Deluxe (875P)

Another day another 875P motherboard review. Today we take a look at ASUS' entry into the 875P motherboard line with their P4C800 Deluxe motherboard. Does the ASUS board have...

0 by Evan Lieb on 4/17/2003

Gigabyte 8KNXP Ultra: The 875P in Retail Action

Today we take a look at what will be the first in a long line of 875P motherboards that we will be investigating in the coming weeks and months...

0 by Evan Lieb on 4/17/2003

ABIT BH7 (845PE): Entry Level 800MHz FSB

Today we take a look at one of the few 800MHz FSB 845PE motherboards that will be available on the market along with the upcoming 865 and 875 dual...

0 by Evan Lieb on 4/6/2003

Gigabyte 7VAXP-A Ultra: The KT400A in Retail Action

Just recently you learned about VIA’s latest Socket A chipset, the KT400A. With its improved memory controller among other performance enhancements, we had hoped the VIA KT400A would dethrone...

0 by Evan Lieb on 3/31/2003

ASUS P4SDX Deluxe (SiS 655)

Today we get our hands on another motherboard based on the chipset currently making waves in the Pentium 4 market. The ASUS P4SDX Deluxe is a SiS 655 motherboard...

0 by Evan Lieb on 2/18/2003

Gigabyte SINXP1394 (SiS 655): More Dual Channel DDR for P4

We continue our coverage of dual channel DDR Pentium 4 motherboards based on the SiS 655 chipset with Gigabyte's offering, dubbed SINXP1394. Find out how the SINXP1394 stacks...

0 by Evan Lieb on 2/11/2003

MSI 655 Max (SiS 655)

Today we take a look at the SiS 655 based MSI 655 Max-FISR. Featuring a dual channel DDR memory controller able to operate at DDR400 speeds, does the MSI...

1 by Evan Lieb on 2/3/2003

ABIT IT7 MAX2 V.2 (845PE)

A couple months ago, ABIT refreshed their successful IT7 MAX2 V.1 845E-based motherboard with the 845PE-based IT7 Max2 V.2. Today we take a look at ABIT's latest 845PE motherboard...

1 by Evan Lieb on 1/13/2003

nForce2 6-way Motherboard Roundup - December 2002

We’ve spent the last two weeks, including much of our Thanksgiving break, testing, stressing and researching six of the latest Athlon XP motherboards based on NVIDIA’s flagship chipset, the...

1 by Evan Lieb on 12/4/2002

Intel's E7205: Granite Bay Hits the Streets

While Granite Bay isn’t the second coming that some in the computer hardware world were hoping it would be, it turns out that Intel has produced yet another solid...

2 by Evan Lieb on 11/18/2002

ECS L4S8A (SiS 648): Value P4 Performance

Today we take a look at rare motherboard to come out of ECS's manufacturing plants, the ECS L4S8A based on the SiS 648 chipset. Despite the fact that this...

0 by Evan Lieb on 11/11/2002

MSI 845PE Max2-FIR (845PE)

MSI just recently introduced their line of 845PE boards, dubbed the 845PE Max2 series. MSI sent us their top-of-the-line Pentium 4 motherboard dubbed 845PE Max2-FIR, and today we stress...

0 by Evan Lieb on 10/31/2002

AOpen AX4PE Max (845PE)

In the days of Socket-7 and Slot-1 motherobards AOpen was a popular brand in the community. Stability was a cornerstone of their products and performance was top-notch. ...

0 by Evan Lieb on 10/22/2002

Epox 4PEA+ (845PE): A well rounded 845PE

Epox is getting ready to release their latest enthusiast motherboard, based on Intel's brand new discrete DDR333 chipset, the 845PE. We take a look at the Epox 4PEA+ by...

0 by Evan Lieb on 10/17/2002

Intel D845PEBT2 Blue Mountain 2 (845PE): Intel's Enthusiast Board

For the first time ever we're reviewing an Intel-made motherboard targeted at the "enthusiast" crowd. Will Intel's latest motherboard beat out competing solutions from the likes of ASUS and...

0 by Evan Lieb on 10/10/2002

Intel announces DDR333 Chipsets: 3-way 845PE shootout

Today Intel finally announces their family of DDR333 chipsets. We take a look at 845PE boards from Albatron, ASUS, and Gigabyte. Find out what's new with the 845PE...

0 by Evan Lieb on 10/7/2002

Gigabyte 7VAXP (KT400): Breathing Some Life Back into KT400

Another day, another KT400 motherboard. Well, not exactly. Even though the Gigabyte 7VAXP motherboard has been out on the market for nearly 3 weeks now, a new BIOS revision...

0 by Evan Lieb on 10/3/2002

Tyan Tiger i7500: E7500 meets ATX

Today Tyan introduced the world's first E7500 motherboard available in a standard ATX form factor and work off of a standard ATX power supply.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/30/2002

Soyo KT400 DRAGON Ultra Platinum Edition: Full-Featured KT400

We take an in-depth first look at the Soyo KT400 DRAGON Ultra based off of VIA's KT400 chipset. What does this board offer that no other motherboard does? We'll...

0 by Evan Lieb on 9/27/2002

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