Next in our recent run of lower cost motherboards is the MSI Z97 Guard-Pro, a motherboard that MSI billed to me as one suited for the overclockable Pentium G3258 on a budget. At $110, we see if it differs much from the more expensive options on the market.

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

ECS L7VTA (KT400): 1st with 333MHz FSB Support

Now it's ECSs' turn to take a shot at VIA's latest Athlon XP chipset, the KT400. We give you an in-depth look at this feature-packed (and well-priced)motherboard...

0 by Evan Lieb on 9/24/2002

Gigabyte 8SG667 (SiS 648): Big Power in a Small Package

What does the forth retail SiS 648 motherboard we've tested this summer got that other motherboards don't? How about DDR400, does it work in more than just one DIMM...

0 by Evan Lieb on 9/17/2002

ASUS A7V8X (KT400): The Athlon Gets DDR400

We take a look at one of the first KT400 motherboards on the market, the ASUS A7V8X. We look at the A7V8X's performance and what you can expect to...

1 by Evan Lieb on 9/6/2002

MSI 648 Max-F: SiS 648 Goes Mainstream

Introducing MSI’s 648 Max-F motherboard, one of the first top-tier SiS 648 motherboards to hit the mainstream. How does the DDR400 performance hold up? What does this board bring...

0 by Evan Lieb on 9/4/2002

ABIT SR7-8X (SiS 648): DDR400-Powered

We take a look at the SiS 648-powered ABIT SR7-8X motherboard. Is this the dream board with all the features and performance you've been looking for at a reasonable...

0 by Evan Lieb on 8/20/2002

Intel 845E Motherboard Roundup - August 2002

Now that the chipset has been out and about for three months, we bring you a roundup of the 11 most popular motherboards based on the 845E chipset. The...

0 by Evan Lieb on 8/5/2002

VIA and SiS Battle for Supremacy: 3-way P4 DDR Motherboard Roundup

We take a look at the raging war between VIA and SiS in the chipset market, and their current battle to be the first on the block with an...

0 by Evan Lieb on 7/30/2002

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