Motherboards

ASRock Announces X299 Professional Gaming i9 with 3-Way Multi-GPU, 10Gb Ethernet, Wi-Fi

July 30, 2017

ASRock has introduced its flagship motherboard for Intel’s upcoming Core X series HEDT processors. The Fatal1ty X299 Professional Gaming i9 packs about everything that that is possible, including advanced VRMs, multiple PCIe slots, a Wi-Fi module, as well as a 10 GbE port. Despite being extremely feature-rich, the new product is not going to be […]

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CES 2017: Gigabyte “Aorus” Press Event Live Blog

July 30, 2017

04:18PM EST – I'm here at Gigabyte's CES 2017 Aorus press event 04:19PM EST – Aorus is Gigabyte's premium gaming brand 04:20PM EST – So expect to see a gaming-focused lineup from Gigabyte's product stack, including PC and laptops 04:21PM EST – (Gigabyte's slide deck is having some technical difficulties) 04:22PM EST – Aorus is […]

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ASUS Maximus IX Extreme Z270 Motherboard Now Available: $629 with Water Block

July 30, 2017

First unveiled at CES 2017, and launched by ASUS back in early March, the availability of the flagship Republic of Gamers (ROG) Z270 motherboard has thus far been limited to Newegg in North America. That changes today with the announcement that the Maximus IX Extreme is now widely available at leading resellers in both Canada […]

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Rivet Networks Announces Killer Support for 10 Gbps Network Controllers

July 30, 2017

As part of several announcements today, Rivet Networks (the company behind the Killer branded network controllers, and formerly a brand under Qualcomm) is starting their Computex news with software support for upcoming platforms featuring multi-gigabit technologies. In the past few months we have seen network controllers, such as those from Aquantia, supporting new multi-gigabit standards, […]

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ASRock Gives AMD Ryzen Mini-ITX Treatment, Launches X370 Gaming ITX/ac

July 30, 2017

ASRock has introduced a miniature motherboard for AMD Ryzen microprocessors, one of a few such motherboards in the industry. Despite being very small, the X370 Gaming ITX/ac offers everything that a fairly powerful gaming system might require and its price is not too high. The ASRock X370 Gaming ITX/ac is based on the AMD X370 […]

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GIGABYTE Joins AM4 Mini-ITX Club with GA-AB350N-Gaming Wi-Fi Motherboard

July 30, 2017

GIGABYTE has announced its first Mini-ITX motherboard for AMD’s AM4 processors. The GA-AB350N-Gaming WIFI (or simply AB350N-Gaming) Mini-ITX is based on AMD’s ‘performance-class’ B350 chipset and provides modern features like USB 3.1 Gen 2, support for PCIe 3.0 x4 SSDs, Wi-Fi 802.11ac connectivity and even LED lights and controls. In addition, the motherboard can support […]

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MSI Announces the X299 XPower Gaming AC Motherboard: Five M.2 Slots

July 30, 2017

This week MSI has announced a new X299 motherboard: the MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC. This is designed as a flagship motherboard for MSI's X299 range, and aims to combine gaming features and performance with the overclocking pedigree of their XPower family from previous generations.  One thing that may jump out is MSI is adjusting its aesthetic […]

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Gigabyte Announces H110-D3A Motherboard for Mining Rigs: The Mining Cart Rolls on

July 30, 2017

GIGABYTE this week has taken the wraps off of a new motherboard built specifically for the again popular cryptocurrency mining crowd: the H110-D3A. Like other boards targeted at mining, there are a plethora of PCIe x1 slots. Having several PCIe x1 slots on mining motherboards make it more cost effective to simply add more video cards into a single […]

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AMD Announces X370 Motherboards for AM4: Laying the Groundwork for Ryzen

July 30, 2017

At the CES 2017 show today, AMD is lifting the lid on some of the upcoming AM4 motherboard designs coming to end users for Ryzen/Summit Ridge and Bristol Ridge. The sixteen boards being displayed come from the major manufacturers, and include overclocking and gaming oriented models. These boards will be the base for system integrator […]

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The MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard Review

July 30, 2017

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 […]

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