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...

Microstar K7T Master Socket-A KT133 ATX

For years AMD users have never enjoyed the benefits that Intel owners did when it came to having features on motherboards. More specifically, you never saw any boards...

0 by Henry Kuo on 9/28/2000

Soyo SY-K7VTA Socket-A KT133 ATX

Often times a fierce competitor of ABIT, Soyo has brought forth their latest Socket-A solution for AMD's Duron and Thunderbird processors. Can it compete with the already crowned...

0 by Henry Kuo on 9/22/2000

ASUS A7V Socket-A KT133 ATX

ASUS has been impressing us time after time with their motherboard releases. With the Socket-A Athlons & Durons growing in popularity, let's take a deeper look into whether...

2 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/22/2000

ABIT KT7-RAID Socket-A KT133 ATX

We already gave ABIT our Editor's Choice Award for the KT7-RAID in our Socket-A KT133 Motherboard Roundup, but today we take a closer look at the board itself and...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/12/2000

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

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