At Computex last week, ASRock demonstrated two motherboards designed for AMD’s upcoming ThreadRipper HEDT processors. The new platforms are for high-end workstations and designed to support up to four graphics cards though the 60 PCIe lanes from the CPU, over a dozen of storage devices and up to eight DIMMs. To a large degree, ASRock’s motherboards reflect overall positioning of the AMD X399 “ThreadRipper” platform as a premium high-end desktop play, and what to generally expect from makers of mainboards here.
ASRock plans to offer two motherboards for AMD’s ThreadRipper CPUs: the X399 Professional Gaming and the X399 Taichi. The mainboards are based on the same PCB (and the same AMD X399 chipset/socket), but have a slightly different feature set. The ThreadRipper motherboards that ASRock...
Today Intel finally announces their family of DDR333 chipsets. We take a look at 845PE boards from Albatron, ASUS, and Gigabyte. Find out what's new with the 845PE...
Evan Lieb on 10/7/2002
Another day, another KT400 motherboard. Well, not exactly. Even though the Gigabyte 7VAXP motherboard has been out on the market for nearly 3 weeks now, a new BIOS revision...
Evan Lieb on 10/3/2002
Today Tyan introduced the world's first E7500 motherboard available in a standard ATX form factor and work off of a standard ATX power supply.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/30/2002
We take an in-depth first look at the Soyo KT400 DRAGON Ultra based off of VIA's KT400 chipset. What does this board offer that no other motherboard does? We'll...
Evan Lieb on 9/27/2002
Now it's ECSs' turn to take a shot at VIA's latest Athlon XP chipset, the KT400. We give you an in-depth look at this feature-packed (and well-priced)motherboard...
Evan Lieb on 9/24/2002
What does the forth retail SiS 648 motherboard we've tested this summer got that other motherboards don't? How about DDR400, does it work in more than just one DIMM...
Evan Lieb on 9/17/2002
We take a look at one of the first KT400 motherboards on the market, the ASUS A7V8X. We look at the A7V8X's performance and what you can expect to...
Evan Lieb on 9/6/2002
Introducing MSI’s 648 Max-F motherboard, one of the first top-tier SiS 648 motherboards to hit the mainstream. How does the DDR400 performance hold up? What does this board bring...
Evan Lieb on 9/4/2002
We take a look at the SiS 648-powered ABIT SR7-8X motherboard. Is this the dream board with all the features and performance you've been looking for at a reasonable...
Evan Lieb on 8/20/2002
Now that the chipset has been out and about for three months, we bring you a roundup of the 11 most popular motherboards based on the 845E chipset. The...
Evan Lieb on 8/5/2002
We take a look at the raging war between VIA and SiS in the chipset market, and their current battle to be the first on the block with an...
Evan Lieb on 7/30/2002
The KT333 platform is definitely in its mature stage, and we're here with a roundup of the most popular boards based on the highest performing Socket-A chipset on the...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/13/2002
VIA's KT266A chipset has hit it big as many computer users find themselves turning to the KT266A chipset for a high performance Socket-A solution. Check out our roundup of...
Mike Andrawes on 1/18/2002
With so much political controversy surrounding VIA's P4X266 chipset very little attention has been paid to the quality of the actual boards that implement VIA's forbidden love. Read...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/4/2002
Intel's first DDR chipset has launched and we have rounded up the 12 hottest boards that use it. Find out what the best 845 DDR platform is for...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/17/2001
We started this tradition two years ago and we're continuing it as we bring you a preview of what to expect from motherboard manufacturers in the coming year. ...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/19/2001
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...
Mike Andrawes on 11/3/2001
Motherboards based on VIA's KT266A chipset are finally here and we take a look at three of them.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/24/2001
What do you get when you combine the performance of the 760MP platform with a $220 price tag? The new Tyan Tiger MP.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/26/2001
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.
Mike Andrawes on 9/12/2001