While the desktop PC industry has been reported as shrinking these last few quarters, the dichotomy rests in a drive towards the smaller form factors while the large under-the-desk systems market remains steady. This would suggest a split between mini-ITX and ATX users, leaving micro-ATX platforms stranded in the middle. Is there still room in the market for this form factor? Today we review MSI’s take on FM2+ and micro-ATX with the A88XM-E35.

CeBIT 2000 Coverage - Athlon Motherboards

While we didn't spend much time at this year's CeBIT convention in Hannover, Germany, we did manage to take a look at a total of 20 Athlon motherboards that...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/29/2000

VIA Apollo Pro 133/133A Motherboard Roundup - February 2000

We took a look at a total of twelve motherboards based on VIA's Apollo Pro 133 and 133A chipsets and put them to the test. For the first...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/28/2000

EPoX 7KXA KX133 Slot-A ATX

With the recent release of VIA's KX133 Athlon chipset, you can expect a number of motherboard manufacturers to jump on the KX133 bandwagon. EPoX is the first to...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/22/2000

Iwill WS133-N i810E Slot-1 ATX

While most users are looking for the best Athlon motherboard or the most reliable Apollo Pro 133A board, there are some out there that demand a highly integrated solution...

0 by Elliott Lee Hazen on 2/12/2000

EPoX EP-3VCA Apollo Pro 133A Socket-370 ATX

As the search for the perfect Apollo Pro 133A board continues, we take a look at a fairly solid solution from EPoX. With a strong history of producing...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/8/2000

ABIT VA6 Apollo Pro 133 Slot-1 ATX

As ABIT's first VIA based motherboard, the VA6 had the potential to be an impressive Apollo Pro 133 solution or a very disappointing one. Unfortunately, following in ABIT's...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/8/2000

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