Posts Tagged: lga2011

EVGA X99 FTW K Motherboard Review

With the release of the Broadwell-E CPUs, like the 6950X we reviewed a few weeks ago, comes the time for motherboard partners to release their updates and pack in more features. In this article we are going to take a look at one of EVGA’s refreshes, the X99 FTW K. The K version brings with it some much needed updates in today’s motherboard landscape with Broadwell-E support out of the box and the addition of an M.2 slot and USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A and C like its mainstream brother, the Z170 chipset. There are also some changes on the network adapter side of things with dropping one Intel NIC to be replaced by the Killer E2400 NIC. Stick around for more details and performance comparisons later! Read More

Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 Motherboard Review

LGA2011 and the X79 chipset brought a lot of good things: powerful 6-core CPUs, quad channel RAM, and 40 PCIe lanes. Gigabyte’s X79 line up consists of four motherboards; the UD3, UD5, UD7, and G1.Assassin2. We’ve already taken a look at the GA-X79-UD7, and today we’ll be looking at the GA-X79-UD3. Read More

ASRock X79 Extreme4-M Review

At this point most everyone has become at least cognizant of the Sandybridge-E CPU’s and X79 platform. Asrock has taken the liberty to produce a Micro-ATX (mATX) sized board in the X79 flavor, the X79 Extreme4-M, that we have the pleasure to review today. Read More

Gigabyte GA-X79-UD7 Motherboard Review

Tick…tock, tick…tock goes the Intel clock. With another ‘tock’ comes another CPU chipset that everyone wants to get their hands on. In that light, Gigabyte has provided us with their high-end motherboard for their enthusiast class chipset to put through its paces, the GA-X79-UD7. Read More