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...

865PE/875P Motherboard Roundup June 2003 - Part 1: 20-way Shootout

We've got over 30 875P and 865PE motherboards in our West Coast Labs that have been or are currently going through intensive benchmarking and stress testing. Here is a...

18 by Evan Lieb on 6/12/2003

DFI PRO875 (875P): Introducing the LAN Party Series

Today we bring you yet another 875P motherboard review, this time from desktop motherboard manufacturer DFI.

0 by Evan Lieb on 6/10/2003

Albatron PX865PE Pro II (865PE): It's Springdale Time

We kick off our coverage of 865PE motherboards with Albatron's offering. Read on to find out if the PX865PE Pro and PX865PE Pro II (review board) are right for you...

0 by Evan Lieb on 5/23/2003

ABIT IC7-G (875P): Challenging the Overclocking Throne

We were impressed with MSI's 875P solution but now it's time to take a look at the IC7-G, from a company who is no stranger to overclocking - ABIT.

1 by Evan Lieb on 5/21/2003

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

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