Motherboards

I love a good workstation – something with the power under the hood that acts as the silent black-box knight when work needs to be done. Most workstations are pre-built, expensive and come with a support package under the impression that the person using it might not know exactly what is involved (but the software package will do). They are also usually based on the enterprise level platforms. There is still a market for self-build workstations too, focusing most on ISV compatibility, hardware compatibility and longevity that cross the line between enterprise platforms and consumer platforms, usually to differentiate cost structures. ASUS’ line of consumer oriented workstation motherboards fits in this space. We tackled the ASUS P9X79-E WS from the last generation of products, and...

Gigabyte GA-8TX i850 Socket-423 ATX

With the appeal of the Pentium 4 growing, more and more motherboard manufacturers are jumping on the i850 boat. Today we take a look at Gigabyte's RDRAM Pentium 4...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 6/3/2001

Gigabyte GA-6VXD7 Dual Socket-370 Apollo Pro133A ATX

Gigabyte brings us dual Socket-370 performance with their VIA Apollo Pro 133A implementation. Does it have what it takes to make it against ABIT's, MSI's and Iwill's Apollo Pro...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 5/28/2001

ASUS P4T i850 Pentium 4 ATX Motherboard

With the Pentium 4 becoming more affordable, it's time to take a look at Pentium 4 motherboard solutions. Luckily, the first one we've reviewed happens to be one...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 5/9/2001

ASUS CUV266 Socket-370 Apollo Pro 266 ATX

ASUS brings to the market their first Apollo Pro 266 based motherboard and they bundle it with a 128MB DDR SDRAM stick.

0 by Mike Andrawes on 4/18/2001

MSI 694D Pro Dual Socket-370 Apollo Pro133A ATX

Although it's been out for a while, MSI's 694D Pro is still a favorite of ours when it comes to Dual Socket-370 motherboards. Find out how it stacks...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 4/9/2001

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

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