Tag: motherboard

MSI Tomahawk Arctic H270 Review

When it comes to Kaby Lake, not everyone requires maximum theoretical speeds. Some users may want a full-strength Z270-based system, yet there is always demand for cost-conscious alternatives. Intel’s H270 chipset is the offering to satisfy this space. Devoid of overclocking options yet shaving pounds off …

MSI Unveils the X99A Workstation Motherboard

Last week MSI introduced its new X99A Workstation motherboard, part of the X99 refresh we've seen over the past couple of months following the launch of the Broadwell-E processor line. Despite the name 'workstation', this board is based on the consumer-grade Intel X99 PCH rather than …

BIOSTAR Announces TB85 Motherboard, Made for Mining

BIOSTAR is proud to announce the release of the latest motherboard intended for people pursuining cryptocurrency mining. The new BIOSTAR TB85 motherboard features multiple expansion slots to allow usage of multiple cards simultaneous for maximum efficiency for cryptocurrency mining.The board supports Intel 1150 processors and features …

Gigabyte X99 Designare EX Review

Today we dip back into the high end of the component market with a rather fancy looking motherboard from Gigabyte. Designed to work with the latest CPUs from Intel’s Broadwell-E range this board offers a massive range of features and promises great performance. Let’s see how …

ASUS Z170 WS Motherboard Review

Howdy everyone! Today we’ll take a look at an ASUS motherboard a little outside of the norm for our front page. We’re used to seeing the “good till the last drop” overclocking based boards and the ones targeted toward gamers. Looking to please the working crowd …

ASRock Z170 OC Formula Motherboard Review

In this review we will wrap up the “major” overclocking boards. We looked at the ASUS Maximus VIII Extreme and, more recently, the Gigabyte SOC Force. Both of which were pretty formidable motherboards in their own right. The last board is one of everyone’s favorites in …

Gigabyte unveils Z170X-UD5 TH Thunderbolt 3 motherboard

Gigabyte Technology has revealed its new Z170X-UD5 TH motherboard. This Skylake processor supporting (LGA1151) motherboard is claimed to be the world's first to be the Intel Thunderbolt 3 certified. Thunderbolt 3 connectivity is available over either of the two reversible USB Type-C connectors on the rear …

Intel gives its tiny socketed motherboard a name: 5x5

Between Intel’s NUC lineup, its Compute Stick (plus its many copycats) and the plethora of Chromeboxes, there’s never been a better time to buy a computer with a seriously small footprint. Heck, they’re even cramming computers into mice these days! The one shortcoming that most small …