The launch of Haswell-E ushered in a triumvirate of new technology – a new CPU line, a new motherboard chipset and DDR4 memory. Today we focus on the new consumer motherboard chipset, X99, with motherboards from all four major manufacturers: the ASUS X99-Deluxe, the GIGABYTE X99-UD7 WiFi, the ASRock X99 WS and the MSI X99S SLI Plus.

Intel Motherboards: Something Wicked This Way Comes...

Gigabyte is planning to introduce one of the most unique motherboards ever developed based upon the NVIDIA nForce4 SLI chipset family.

43 by Gary Key on 10/12/2005

Abit NI8 SLI: nVidia SLI for the Intel Gamer

ABIT takes aim at Intel gamers with a new Fatal1ty SLI. Will this new Gaming board continue Abit's reputation as a top make of Enthusiast boards? ...

19 by Randi Sica & Wesley Fink on 10/7/2005

Intel Motherboards: Can a Diamond beat a Royal Flush?

MSI and Gigabyte bring full-featured motherboards to market based upon the nForce4 SLI Intel Edition and Intel 955x chipsets.

19 by Gary Key on 9/23/2005

FIRST LOOK: NVIDIA GeForce 6100 Performance

Biostar is first with a GeForce 6100 board. How do the new NVIDIA Integrated Graphics compare?

43 by Wesley Fink on 9/22/2005

ASRock 939Dual-SATA2: First Retail ULi PCIe/AGP

Asus' Value Division is first to market with the ULi M1695/M1567 with full support for both PCIe x16 and AGP 8X. How does the ULi retail board compare...

56 by Wesley Fink on 9/7/2005

Editors Day 2005: A “NEW” ECS Looks to the Future

Mix ATI, NVIDIA, AMD and Intel at ECS Editors Day and you have opportunities galore to look at future directions in the Computer industry.

22 by Wesley Fink on 9/2/2005

Jetway 939GT4-SLI: Gem with a New SLI Twist

Jetway introduces a unique nForce4 SLI board with 3 x16 slots, and the performance will surprise you. We take a look at how the 939GT4-SLI works and compare...

46 by Wesley Fink on 8/24/2005

ULi M1695 PCIe/AGP for Athlon 64 – Part 2 with SLI

ULi sent us Revision 2 of the M1695/M1567 for a closer look. Now they add Dual 8X SLI to the PCIe/AGP/PCI mix.

46 by Wesley Fink on 8/5/2005

Sapphire PURE Innovation - ATI's Chipset for the AMD Enthusiast

ATI will soon be unleashing their Grouper, Jaguar, Crossfire AMD and Crossfire Intel chipsets. We take a first look at a production Sapphire board and the new family...

52 by Wesley Fink on 7/29/2005

FIRST LOOK: ULi M1695 PCIe/AGP Socket 939 for Athlon 64

We get our First Look at the new ULi M1695/M1567 for AMD Socket 939. PCIe/AGP/PCI are all supported with the promise of Dual 8X PCIe.

72 by Wesley Fink on 7/13/2005

nForce4 Ultra Roundup: Charting the Mainstream

With NVIDIA dominating the Athlon 64 landscape, it's time to take a closer look at seven nForce4 Ultra motherboards. Do they provide the bang that users are looking...

75 by Wesley Fink on 7/5/2005

AMD Motherboards: Processor Support

A closer look at OFFICIAL AMD and non-Official dual-core/Rev. E support for Socket 939.

57 by Wesley Fink on 6/28/2005

Asus P5WD2 Premium: DDR2-1066 and the Promise of 955x SLI

Asus introduces an Intel 955x with memory options to DDR2-1066 and the promise of SLI performance.

34 by Wesley Fink on 5/11/2005

nForce4 SLI Roundup: Painful and Rewarding

Is it as much fun as a root canal? Are the results worth your efforts? We compare all the top SLI boards in both single video and...

107 by Wesley Fink on 2/28/2005

DFI nForce4: SLI and Ultra for Mad Overclockers

UPDATE: nVidia Actions. DFI delivers SLI and Ultra based on the same basic board with tweaking options that will put a smile on the face of any enthusiast.

114 by Wesley Fink on 2/5/2005

FIRST LOOK: SiS 755FX for Socket 939 Athlon 64

We get our First Look at a Socket 939 SiS 755FX motherboard. How does performance compare with other chipsets for AMD Athlon 64?

29 by Wesley Fink on 12/16/2004

915 Motherboard Roundup: Socket 775 for the Rest of Us

As 865/875 become more difficult to find, the 915 is becoming the only mainstream solution for an Intel CPU. We compare 915 Socket 775 motherboards to find the...

26 by Wesley Fink on 12/7/2004

FIRST LOOK: Asus P5AD2-E - 1066FSB & DDR2-711

Asus updates their flagship P5AD2 to the 925XE chipset and 1066 FSB. Does the 1066 update deserve the title of top Socket 775 motherboard that was won by...

34 by Wesley Fink on 11/29/2004

FIRST LOOK: Gigabyte K8NXP-SLI

Gigabyte delivers an exciting SLI board based on the excellent nForce4 K8NXP-9. How does the Gigabyte SLI compare?

58 by Wesley Fink on 11/24/2004

FIRST LOOK - nForce4: Gigabyte K8NXP-9

Gigabyte is first to market with an nForce4 board. Is performance all that we expected? We look at a production nF4 board featuring PCI Express for...

49 by Wesley Fink on 11/12/2004

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