One noted trend in computing is the desire for more compute in a smaller space. Imagine mixing High Performance Computing with Small Form Factors, if such a thing could be possible without tons of heat or extreme fan noise/cooling. Haswell-E is the peak of multithreaded throughput on the consumer platform, and the choices for small systems based on this CPU line are limited to custom system integrators or micro-ATX motherboards for home builds. At present there are three micro-ATX X99 motherboards on the market, and GIGABYTE becomes the forth by entering the fray with the X99M-Gaming 5. The X99M-Gaming 5 matches the current generation gaming motherboards from GIGABYTE with its G1.Gaming styling, and unlike other motherboards in this segment uses the CPU PCIe lanes (with...

Iwill DVD266-R Dual Socket-370 Apollo Pro266 Preview

Only about a month after the release of the VIA Apollo Pro266 chipset, dual Socket-370 motherboards using the chipset have started to emerge. Iwill caught our attention by sending...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 3/27/2001

EPoX EP-3SPA3 i815EP Socket-370 ATX

The first i815EP board to find its way into the AnandTech lab is the EPoX EP-3SPA3. What's so different about the i815EP and how does the EPoX fare...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 3/15/2001

AOpen AK73 ProA KT133A ATX

The latest KT133A board to arrive in the AnandTech lab comes from AOpen, the winner of numerous awards back in the days of the i440BX. Is the AK73...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 3/12/2001

Gigabyte GA-7ZMM Socket-A KM133 micro-ATX

VIA's low-cost KM133 chipset has been announced and available for quite some time however we are just now receiving the first boards based on the chipset. Gigabyte's 7ZMM...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 3/11/2001

Gigabyte GA-6RX Apollo Pro266 ATX

Gigabyte was the first to deliver an Apollo Pro266 based motherboard to us. Let's find out if DDR SDRAM and the Pentium III was in fact a match...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 3/8/2001

Iwill KK266 Socket-A KT133A ATX

Providing excellent value with extreme speed, it is not surprising that VIA's KT133A chipset has become an instant hit. As a result of the chipset's success, many manufacturers have...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 2/22/2001

FIC AD11 Socket-A AMD 760 DDR ATX

Remember the AMD 760 Preview that we ran on the beta FIC AD11 motherboard? After 5 months of waiting we are able to bring you a final review...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/13/2001

ASUS A7V133 Socket-A KT133A ATX

One of our favorite Socket-A motherboards is back in KT133A form. We took a very thorough look on what may end up being the best KT133A we've seen...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 2/12/2001

MSI K7T Turbo Socket-A KT133A ATX

Continuing our KT133A coverage we have the MSI K7T Turbo. You've already seen what ABIT and EPoX have brought to the table, now find out if MSI can...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 1/30/2001

EPoX EP-8KTA3 Socket-A KT133A ATX

Continuing AnandTech's KT133A motherboard coverage is a full review of the EPoX 8KTA3. Offering quite a few unique features such as AGP voltage manipulation, can EPoX hold its...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 1/25/2001

ABIT KT7A-RAID Socket-A KT133A ATX

While they were late to the game with their first Athlon board, ABIT is now back with their third Athlon platform. This time around they are one of...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 1/21/2001

AOpen AK73-1394 Socket-A KT133 ATX

AOpen brings us yet another well made KT133 motherboard, this time with an affordable on-board Firewire solution. However with KT133A motherboards hitting the streets, is the AK73-1394 too...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 1/21/2001

Integrated Video Chipset Roundup - January 2001

Although a integrated video may not be desirable in a high performance gaming system, it may strike the perfect balance between price and functionality in a value system. But...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 1/10/2001

ABIT SH6 Slot-1 i815E ATX

If the lack of Slot-1 i815E boards is the only reason you haven't upgraded your motherboard, then you no longer have an excuse. ABIT's got the first Slot-1...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 12/28/2000

AOpen AK73 Pro Socket-A KT133 (686B) ATX

AOpen is at it again, attempting to produce the most stable, well manufactured, fully featured motherboard on the market. Today we look at their newest, and ...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 12/7/2000

Socket-A VIA KT133 Motherboard Roundup - November 2000

While AMD's 760 chipset has drawn quite a bit of attention, the market for a Socket-A KT133 based motherboard is still very prominent. With many more mature platforms...

0 by Henry Kuo on 11/30/2000

ALi in 2001: DDR SDRAM for all

How does the former king of Super7 chipsets plan to make a comeback from such a long fall over the past year? By giving the public what they...

0 by Henry Kuo on 11/29/2000

Motherboards in 2001 Preview: Part 2

Part 2 of our motherboard in 2001 preview is ready, covering Gigabyte, Microstar, Shuttle, and Transcend, plus a summary to wrap up both parts of the preview. Read on...

0 by Henry Kuo on 11/28/2000

Motherboards in 2001 Preview: Part 1

What do ABIT, AOpen, Chaintech, EPoX, and FIC have planned for 2001? Read on as we reveal their upcoming product lines and keep your eyes peeled for what...

0 by Henry Kuo on 11/27/2000

FIC AZ11E Socket-A KT133 (686B) ATX

FIC was the first manufacturer to have KT133 boards available for purchase with the original AZ11. They've tweaked that design with multiplier adjustments and Ultra ATA 100 support...

0 by Henry Kuo on 11/15/2000

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