In recent months it would seem that ASUS’ Republic of Gamers brand has split into some very distinct segments. We used to only have three SKUs to choose from: the Extreme, the Formula and the mATX Gene. Along came the mini-ITX Impact, then the Ranger, and then something called the Pro Gamer. Today we received a press release regarding the announcement of the B85M-Gamer, which has very little mentioning of ROG at all. Typically ROG is ASUS’ high-end gaming brand, so it would make sense to align something more budget just under the ‘Gamer’ name rather than a full blown ROG. The B85M-Gamer, despite being a business chipset, it going for the cheaper Intel market which already includes non-overclocking products from GIGABYTE and MSI. This...

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

Soltek NV400-L64: Purple, Practical, AND Performance!

Soltek delivers the first nForce2 400 chipset board using the single-channel nForce2 400 chipset. Is it really faster than the more expensive dual-channel as many have reported? ...

35 by Wesley Fink on 8/11/2003

MSI KT6 Delta-FIS2R (KT600): Feature Packed Fun

Today, we take a look at the third KT600 motherboard to hit AnandTech’s West Coast Labs. It’s MSI’s turn to prove that they can transform the KT600 into a...

15 by Evan Lieb on 8/5/2003

DFI NFII Ultra: Mean Green Dream Machine

DFI targets the Athlon enthusiast with a LanParty board built on the nForce 2 Ultra 400 chipset. DFI? Read on to see how an unfamiliar name has...

46 by Wesley Fink on 7/30/2003

Gigabyte 7VT600 1394 (KT600): More Fun with KT600

Today we take a look at the second KT600 to hit AnandTech’s West Coast Labs. This time, Gigabyte takes a shot at VIA’s KT600 chipset in an attempt to...

9 by Evan Lieb on 7/26/2003

Gigabyte 7NNXP (nForce2 Ultra 400): Gigabyte Goes nForce

Today we bring you an in-depth review of Gigabyte’s first retail motherboard based on NVIDIA’s immensely popular nForce2 Ultra 400 chipset. Read on to find out if this motherboard...

29 by Evan Lieb on 7/5/2003

Epox 8KRA2+ (KT600): KT600 Hits the Streets

Epox is the first out of the gate with a KT600 motherboard. Read on to find out if the hype lives up to expectations…

14 by Evan Lieb on 7/1/2003

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

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