Motherboards

Something was clear during 2016: RGB LED is here and it wants to be everywhere. It seems that a multicolored piece of computer hardware is the new thing, and every vendor wants to show it off. Usually the LED comes with a colored product anyway, so there are multiple angles for aesthetics, but some motherboard manufacturers have decided that sometimes a cleaner look is needed. MSI’s Carbon series is meant to be this – clean, black, and carbon fiber accented. With today’s review, we’re looking at the MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon which follows this understated classical elegance, but then straps RGB LEDs on the top anyway.

Socket-A AMD 760 Motherboard Roundup: Farewell to a Beauty

It's been just over a year since the release of the AMD 760 chipset and we're finally ready to say farewell to it. Being replaced by cheaper and...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 11/3/2001

VIA KT266A Initial Roundup - October 2001

Motherboards based on VIA's KT266A chipset are finally here and we take a look at three of them.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/24/2001

Tyan's Tiger MP: Affordable Multiprocessing

What do you get when you combine the performance of the 760MP platform with a $220 price tag? The new Tyan Tiger MP.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/26/2001

Intel 850 Motherboard Roundup: September 2001

Now that the Pentium 4 is finally becoming a viable processor solution we bring you a roundup of the highest performing motherboards on the market.

0 by Mike Andrawes on 9/12/2001

Intel 845 Chipset Review & Motherboard Roundup: September 2001

Intel's 845 chipset has been released and we provide you with a roundup of the latest 845 motherboards.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/11/2001

Value Dual Socket-370 Motherboard Roundup - August 2001

In a day in age where dual CPU setups no longer cost an arm and a leg, AnandTech takes a look at which value dual Socket-370 is best for...

1 by Mike Andrawes on 8/24/2001

i815 B-Step Tualatin Motherboard Roundup - July 2001

Following yesterday's release of the first 0.13-micron Pentium III processor, we have a roundup of four of the first motherboards that can run the CPU.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/31/2001

VIA KT133A Motherboard Roundup - June 2001

With the KT133A chipset all grown up and finally leaving the house, it's time to roundup the boards that are out there and crown a winner. It's been...

1 by Mike Andrawes on 6/13/2001

Gigabyte GA-7ZXR (Rev. 2.2) Socket-A KT133A ATX

A bit on the late side, Gigabyte releases their second KT133A motherboard. Read on to see how it does given the fierce competition.

1 by Mike Andrawes on 6/7/2001

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

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