Motherboards

MSI Z87 Xpower Motherboard Review (with LN2 results)

There comes a time in every overclockers life when you just want to go out and get the most expensive darn thing you can…just because… even though advice from the forums is to shy away from such a move. Today makes me count my blessings that a couple years ago Overclockers.com gave me the opportunity to write reviews for the Front Page. Fast forward those couple of years to today and I have in my possession the most expensive darn motherboard on the Z87 platform at this time, the MSI Z87 XPower. The features list is long and its power phases are more robust than anything I have seen. This should be a good one people. Let’s dive in and take a look! Read More

BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Z87X 3D Motherboard Review

Today I am excited to bring to you another motherboard in the Z87 line! This time, it isn’t from the ‘big three’, but from BIOSTAR. They were kind enough to send us their Hi-Fi- Z87X 3D motherboard for review. Biostar has seemed to put a focus on the audio side of things with this board. So we will see what hardware changes they made to help that side out as well as test the board in the ‘Overclockers.com’ way and see what we have in the end. Read More

ASUS Z87 Deluxe Motherboard Review

Recently we published a review on the ASUS Z87-A, which is a price conscious offering in ASUS’s mainstream line of Z87 motherboards. Today we’re going to take a trip much higher up the ladder and have a look at the ASUS Z87 Deluxe. The Z87 Deluxe is positioned near the top of the mainstream motherboards, and along with that comes a higher price point. Is the added cost worth it? Let’s take the ASUS Z87 Deluxe for a spin and find out! Read More

ASRock Z87 Extreme6 Motherboard Review

Another day, another LGA1150 motherboard. This time around it’s the ASRock’s Z87 Extreme6, a motherboard that sits somewhere between their mid-range and high-end offerings. During the last few CPU generations, ASRock has been known for making quality boards for a competitive price. Let’s see if the same holds true for the Haswell platform. Read More

ASUS Z87-A Motherboard Review

With the release of the new Haswell line of CPUs, motherboard manufacturers are rolling out motherboards to support the new socket 1150 platform. Overclockers’ very own hokiealumnus recently published a review on ASUS’ top dog for this platform, the Maximus VI Extreme. Today however, we’ll tone it down a bit and review one of ASUS’ Z87 entry-level mainstream motherboards – the Z87-A. If you’re looking to get into the Haswell game at an affordable price, does ASUS have something worth your consideration in the Z87-A? Let’s find out! Read More

ASUS Maximus VI Extreme Motherboard Review

We teased you a bit with a few results and several pictures of the ASUS Maximus VI Extreme in our initial Haswell review. Sorry this took so long, but this motherboard has more features than you can even imagine. The wait is over though and now we’re here to cover everything you could want to know about the Maximus VI Extreme! Read More

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

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