Motherboards

MSI Z87 MPower MAX Motherboard Review (with LN2 results)

The time is finally here for all you enthusiasts that love bleeding edge hardware! That’s right, Intel’s Haswell has finally hit the scene and with performance that most expected with a similar jump in per clock performance as was Sandy Bridge to Ivy Bridge. But what is an(y) Intel CPU without a board to support it? Today we will give you a look at one of MSI’s higher end motherboards on the Z87 platform (Lynx Point) chipsets, the MSI Z87 MPower MAX. The board is made for overclocking with a lot of its features, but looks to please a more broad market than that. Let’s put it through its paces and see how things work out! Read More

ASUS P8Z77-V LE PLUS Motherboard Review

At last count there are no less than 20 choices to be had within the ASUS Z77 lineup. You can find many offerings in the same price range that differ only by the features included on them. Today we’ll’ be looking at one such mid-level offering, the P8Z77-V LE PLUS. So. let’s have a look at what ASUS has packed into this Z77 offering! Read More

ASUS F2A85-V Pro Motherboard Review

We’ve done our fair share of reviews on the Trinity platform, but this will be our first time looking at an ASUS offering. Today’s review will be on the F2A85-V Pro, which is a top-end offering from ASUS’ FM2 line of motherboards. So, let’s take an in-depth look at this offering from ASUS and see how it stacks up against previously reviewed FM2 Trinity motherboards! Read More

Gigabyte Z77X-UP4 TH Motherboard Review

Ivy Bridge motherboards have been out for well over a year now and we reviewed several of the major players across nearly all brands here at Overclockers.com. That said, each vendor has so many choices in their stable, there is bound to be something we can look at and perhaps some new features Today we get a chance to look at Gigabyte’s Z77X-UP4 TH. This is a mid-level type of board but includes Intel’s Thunderbolt connectivity. Let’s see how she looks and performs, shall we? Read More

ASRock FM2A85X Extreme6 Motherboard Review

Today we have another AMD FM2 platform motherboard for review. This time around it’s ASRock’s top offering, the FM2A85X Extreme6. Long known for providing the latest hardware at very affordable prices, ASRock is a well established name in the motherboard industry. So, let’s find out what ASRock has in store for us this time around! Read More

BIOSTAR Hi-Fi A85W Motherboard Review

Along with the release of AMD Trinity FM2 APUs, for the first time BIOSTAR has incorporated the Puro Hi-Fi design into an AMD platform motherboard. Last time I used a BIOSTAR motherboard with the Puro Hi-Fi audio feature, I was quite impressed. Today’s review sample is the Hi-Fi A85W model, so let’s find out if an AMD version of BIOSTAR’s Hi-Fi motherboard continues to impress. Read More

Sapphire PURE Platinum A85XT Motherboard Review

With the recent release of AMD’s new Trinity APUs, motherboard manufacturers have been quick to respond with their Socket FM2 offerings to support this new platform. You can include Sapphire in this group – with their newest release, the PURE Platinum A85XT, which is armed with full support for everything the Trinity APU and A85X chipset brings to the table. Read More

ASUS Maximus V Formula Motherboard Review

The Maximus V Formula is part of the ROG (Republic of Gamers) series of motherboards, which in itself brings a high level of expectation. So, let’s dive into this latest offering from ASUS and see if it’s a worthy addition to the Z77 and ROG families. Read More

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