While the desktop PC industry has been reported as shrinking these last few quarters, the dichotomy rests in a drive towards the smaller form factors while the large under-the-desk systems market remains steady. This would suggest a split between mini-ITX and ATX users, leaving micro-ATX platforms stranded in the middle. Is there still room in the market for this form factor? Today we review MSI’s take on FM2+ and micro-ATX with the A88XM-E35.

Asus P4C800-E: Updating the Intel Flagship

Asus has updated their top-of-the-line P4C800 Deluxe to make it even more attractive to more PC buyers. Is the updated P4C800-E a real improvement – or just new...

30 by Wesley Fink on 8/30/2003

DFI 748-AL: First Look at SiS 748

DFI delivers the first SiS 748 motherboard with most of the tweaks and adjustments Athlon fans have been asking for. Does this new single-channel chipset out-perform VIA KT600...

22 by Wesley Fink on 8/30/2003

ASUS A7V600: Feature-Laden – Value-Priced

ASUS launches a KT600 motherboard loaded with features at a very attractive price. nForce2 Ultra 400 has won the Performance battle, but will ASUS tempt you to open...

19 by Wesley Fink on 8/17/2003

Soltek NV400-L64: Purple, Practical, AND Performance!

Soltek delivers the first nForce2 400 chipset board using the single-channel nForce2 400 chipset. Is it really faster than the more expensive dual-channel as many have reported? ...

35 by Wesley Fink on 8/11/2003

MSI KT6 Delta-FIS2R (KT600): Feature Packed Fun

Today, we take a look at the third KT600 motherboard to hit AnandTech’s West Coast Labs. It’s MSI’s turn to prove that they can transform the KT600 into a...

15 by Evan Lieb on 8/5/2003

DFI NFII Ultra: Mean Green Dream Machine

DFI targets the Athlon enthusiast with a LanParty board built on the nForce 2 Ultra 400 chipset. DFI? Read on to see how an unfamiliar name has...

46 by Wesley Fink on 7/30/2003

Gigabyte 7VT600 1394 (KT600): More Fun with KT600

Today we take a look at the second KT600 to hit AnandTech’s West Coast Labs. This time, Gigabyte takes a shot at VIA’s KT600 chipset in an attempt to...

9 by Evan Lieb on 7/26/2003

Gigabyte 7NNXP (nForce2 Ultra 400): Gigabyte Goes nForce

Today we bring you an in-depth review of Gigabyte’s first retail motherboard based on NVIDIA’s immensely popular nForce2 Ultra 400 chipset. Read on to find out if this motherboard...

29 by Evan Lieb on 7/5/2003

Epox 8KRA2+ (KT600): KT600 Hits the Streets

Epox is the first out of the gate with a KT600 motherboard. Read on to find out if the hype lives up to expectations…

14 by Evan Lieb on 7/1/2003

865PE/875P Motherboard Roundup June 2003 - Part 1: 20-way Shootout

We've got over 30 875P and 865PE motherboards in our West Coast Labs that have been or are currently going through intensive benchmarking and stress testing. Here is a...

18 by Evan Lieb on 6/12/2003

DFI PRO875 (875P): Introducing the LAN Party Series

Today we bring you yet another 875P motherboard review, this time from desktop motherboard manufacturer DFI.

0 by Evan Lieb on 6/10/2003

Albatron PX865PE Pro II (865PE): It's Springdale Time

We kick off our coverage of 865PE motherboards with Albatron's offering. Read on to find out if the PX865PE Pro and PX865PE Pro II (review board) are right for you...

0 by Evan Lieb on 5/23/2003

ABIT IC7-G (875P): Challenging the Overclocking Throne

We were impressed with MSI's 875P solution but now it's time to take a look at the IC7-G, from a company who is no stranger to overclocking - ABIT.

1 by Evan Lieb on 5/21/2003

MSI 875P Neo-FIS2R (875P): Our favorite thus far

A new month, a new motherboard. Take a look at everything MSI's 875P has to offer and why we're thoroughly impressed by it.

1 by Evan Lieb on 5/6/2003

ASUS P4C800 Deluxe (875P)

Another day another 875P motherboard review. Today we take a look at ASUS' entry into the 875P motherboard line with their P4C800 Deluxe motherboard. Does the ASUS board have...

0 by Evan Lieb on 4/17/2003

Gigabyte 8KNXP Ultra: The 875P in Retail Action

Today we take a look at what will be the first in a long line of 875P motherboards that we will be investigating in the coming weeks and months...

0 by Evan Lieb on 4/17/2003

ABIT BH7 (845PE): Entry Level 800MHz FSB

Today we take a look at one of the few 800MHz FSB 845PE motherboards that will be available on the market along with the upcoming 865 and 875 dual...

0 by Evan Lieb on 4/6/2003

Gigabyte 7VAXP-A Ultra: The KT400A in Retail Action

Just recently you learned about VIA’s latest Socket A chipset, the KT400A. With its improved memory controller among other performance enhancements, we had hoped the VIA KT400A would dethrone...

0 by Evan Lieb on 3/31/2003

ASUS P4SDX Deluxe (SiS 655)

Today we get our hands on another motherboard based on the chipset currently making waves in the Pentium 4 market. The ASUS P4SDX Deluxe is a SiS 655 motherboard...

0 by Evan Lieb on 2/18/2003

Gigabyte SINXP1394 (SiS 655): More Dual Channel DDR for P4

We continue our coverage of dual channel DDR Pentium 4 motherboards based on the SiS 655 chipset with Gigabyte's offering, dubbed SINXP1394. Find out how the SINXP1394 stacks...

0 by Evan Lieb on 2/11/2003

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