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.

Socket-A VIA KT133 Motherboard Roundup - August 2000

We rounded up 10 of the hottest Socket-A motherboards based on the VIA KT133 chipset and crowned one as the best overall board for AMD's Socket-A Athlon (Thunderbird) and...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/9/2000

Intel i815 / i815E Motherboard Roundup - August 2000

It's been a little over a month since the release of the i815(E) chipset from Intel, giving us just enough time to roundup 10 boards that are already here...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 8/3/2000

ABIT BX133-RAID i440BX Socket-370 ATX

With BX boards decked out with just about every add-on you can think of and the recent release of the i815, we wondered if we had finally seen the...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 7/28/2000

Microstar K7T Pro Socket-A KT133 ATX

After success with the BXMaster, one of our favorite 440BX boards, and the 694D Pro, our first stable Dual VIA 133A board, Microstar is back with the K7T Pro...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 7/23/2000

VIA Apollo Pro 133A Motherboard Roundup - July 2000

A few months ago, AnandTech looked at 12 of the top VIA Apollo Pro 133/133A motherboards. Today, a lot has changed, so we've decided to take a look...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/21/2000

Gigabyte GA-7ZX Socket-A KT133 ATX

Last week, we looked at our first KT133 board, the Gigabyte GA-7ZM. While that board was pretty good, we know that most AnandTech readers are more interested in...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 7/15/2000

ASUS CUSL2 Socket-370 i815E ATX

ASUS always seems to come through with the some of the best motherboards in the industry. The last two ASUS boards to pass through AnandTech were the K7V...

1 by Mike Andrawes on 7/9/2000

FIC AZ-11 Socket-A KT133 ATX

FIC builds on the popularity of the SD-11 with a Socket-A KT133 motherboard that is expected to be one of the first available. We may have even discovered...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 7/8/2000

Gigabyte GA-7ZM Socket-A KT133 microATX

So you've decided that you want AMD's Thunderbird or maybe even their Duron, but what you can't decide on is what motherboard to get. Gigabyte may have just...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 7/6/2000

Socket-A Motherboard Preview

So you're itching to buy the new AMD Athlon "Thunderbird" or the upcoming Duron processor. Those processors are primarily going to be available in Socket-A format, so a...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 6/8/2000

Intel 440BX 133MHz Motherboard Roundup (June 2000)

Two years after the release of the Intel 440BX chipset the platform is still running solid as ever. This time around we're not testing the boards as they...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/2/2000

ASUS P3V4X / VIA AGP GART Performance Explored

On May 12, 2000, VIA released a new AGP GART driver for all VIA chipsets. While this may seem like a relatively minor event, for ASUS P3V4X owners...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 5/17/2000

Gigabyte GA-7VX Slot-A KX133 ATX

Gigabyte won our award for the best VIA Apollo Pro 133A motherboard, but how would they fare with VIA's sister chipset for the Athlon platform? Read on to...

1 by Mike Andrawes on 5/6/2000

Elitegroup P6BAP-Me / P6BAP-A+ VIA Apollo Pro 133 Socket-370 microATX / ATX

It's been a while since we've looked at a board from Elitegroup. Their return to AnandTech is with a pair of VIA Apollo Pro 133 boards that differ...

1 by Elliott Lee Hazen on 4/15/2000

AOpen AX64Pro Apollo Pro 133A Slot-1 ATX

AOpen boards have consistently received praise from the AnandTech staff for their excellent quality, stability, and features. When AOpen announced a VIA 133A board, we couldn't wait for...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 4/13/2000

ABIT KA7 KX133 Slot-A ATX

For the first time since the release of the BX6, ABIT has managed to restore some meaning to their name with their first Athlon motherboard, the KA7. Read...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/12/2000

ASUS K7V KX133 Slot-A ATX

We were very impressed by ASUS' microATX K7V-RM when we first tested it, but we were blown away by their ATX K7V. Read on to find out more...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/4/2000

Tyan Trinity K7 S2380 KX133 Slot-A ATX

While offering very little over the competition, Tyan's first Athlon motherboard is a viable option if you're looking for a KX133 motherboard. But the real deal will be...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/29/2000

Athlon Motherboard Roundup - March 2000

In our first official Athlon motherboard roundup we take a look at eleven of the hottest Athlon motherboards to hit the market of the AMD 750 and KX133 varieties...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/27/2000

DFI PW65-E i810E ATX

DFI manufactured a solid i810E with FSB speeds to make overclockers drool. Take a read to see why the PW65-E is worth purchasing.

1 by Elliott Lee Hazen on 3/26/2000

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