Formerly a very exclusive component, the PCI Express switch that makes Intel’s LGA 1150-based platforms three- and four-way SLI-capable is now available across a range of high-end motherboards. Today we compare four premium enthusiast-oriented models.
There's a string of videos showing the unboxing of a Steam Machine prototype to disassembling the unit.
Z87 rules the PC enthusiast market by exposing the Haswell architecture's full feature set. We're particularly interested in mini-ITX-based platforms able to integrate Z87 in a compact form factor. Five boards contend for supremacy of compact computing.
Some of us love compact gaming builds, but the best of these have always been pre-configured into custom enclosures. Is ASRock’s M8 the perfect open-architecture alternative? We load this $550 barebones up with hardware and test its mettle.
Situated barely below the priciest premium boards, which typically exceed $300, high-end Z87 Express-based motherboards offer enthusiasts almost everything they could want except for three-way SLI support. We put four of these platforms to the test.
Intel’s Haswell architecture has mainstream leanings. And yet some of the motherboards out there are really high-end. Today we're looking at five platforms under the $160 mark that hopefully put some value back into being an enthusiast.
The XPG V2 3100 is the newest entrant into ADATA’s family of overclocking memory and aims to “bring ultimate performance to gamers using Intel’s 4th Generation processors.”
ASRock has managed to reach an effective DDR3 memory speed of 4285.6 MHz on a Micro-ATX motherboard.
Intel’s Haswell architecture displaces Ivy Bridge in its desktop line-up, bringing with it yet another new CPU interface. We tested six motherboards that claimed to be ready for your overclocking efforts, and included the five survivors in today’s review.
ASRock has released a live demo of the Waterproof by Conformal Coating feature for its A-Style motherboards.
ASRock has released a teaser for one of its features that will be present on its A-Style motherboards, 801.11ac WiFi. Now, with ASRock's A-Style motherboards, as seen in the video, you no longer have to wait for your porn.
It appears that a number of ASRock's upcoming Haswell motherboards might feature a waterproof coating, although no details have been given as to how the coating would actually be applied and what purpose it would serve in practice.