ASRock has just announced a brand new LGA2011v3 motherboard for workstation / PC enthusiasts builds. The X99 WS-E is built in the EATX form factor and is driven by the Intel X99 Express chipset and supports Intel’s Core i7 Haswell-E and Xeon E5-2600 Haswell-EP processors. The board has a 12-phase CPU VRM with a 4-phase memory VRM and draws power from a 24-pin ATX, 8-pin EPS and two optional 4-pin molex connectors.
BIOSTAR has launched the latest high-end gaming board, the Gaming Z97X, a board with the new Gaming Commander Box accessory as well as cutting-edge features like USB 3.1 on-board and innovative durability enhancements.
While there was not a whole lot of motherboard news to come out of CES this year, Gigabyte did have a brand new motherboard to show us. It was the X99-SOC Champion motherboard and it is specifically designed for overclockers.
MSI showed us a new motherboard that they are working on, the Z97A Gaming 6. It will be their first motherboard to make use of USB 3.1 and use the new C-Type USB connector. The new C-Type USB connector is reversible, which means you can use either end in both your motherboard and whichever peripheral you are using with the motherboard.
One reality of the computer tech world is the fact that changes and revisions must often be made. Most of the time the consumer is more than happy to receive the latest revision of product such as a motherboard.
MSI, world leading in motherboard technology, announces the true mini-ITX gaming solution, featuring ACK powered by Killer DoubleShot Pro, M.2 connectivity and a whole new gaming oriented PCB design. Gamers around the world looking for a powerful small-sized gaming machine with all the necessary bells & whistles can now get excited.
Chaintech has brought back their partnership with Colorful and has launched a new motherboard, the iGame Z97 socket LGA1150 motherboard. This board is sort of a cross between a gaming motherboard and overclocking motherboard. The board combines strong and quality electrical components with features gamers would expect like good audio and the Killer E2200 NIC.
Gigabyte announced today the new X99M-Gaming 5, a mATX addition to its X99 lineup based on the Intel X99 chipset with support for the new Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition (Haswell-E) processor and latest DDR4 memory support.
Gigabyte’s Z97 motherboard line has been out for a while now, but they have recently introduced “Black Edition’s” to their Ultra Durable Z97 line. These motherboards include the Z97X-UD5H-Bk and Z97X-UD3H-BK. So what does the “Black Edition” mean? Gigabyte Black Edition motherboards have been tested for an extra 168 hours (7 days) to ensure premium quality. During the 168 hour test, each motherboard needs to pass rigorous, full system validation testing for 1 full week. GIGABYTE has built a custom testing facility at their Taiwan (Nanping) factory. A Certificate of Validation is included with every board, issued by the GIGABYTE factory and signed by the manufacturing VP & GM to indicate that each board has passed their highest test standards. The really shows Gigabyte’s commitment to quality and ensures your Black Edition motherboard will last. Today we are taking a look at the Z97X-UD3H-BK that features 3-way CrossFire or 2-way SLI, SATA Express support, Intel Gigabit Ethernet, M.2 support and much more. Let’s jump in!
ASUS today announced TUF Sabertooth Z97 Mark S, a Z97 ATX motherboard with a strikingly-white, irresistibly-tough arctic-camouflage design and a limited-edition production run. The latest ASUS masterpiece features multiple renowned TUF features. These include TUF camouflage-white Thermal Armor with Flow Valve to optimize airflow, Thermal Radar 2 for intuitive fan tuning, a TUF ICe microchip to intelligently monitor and control system temperatures and fan speeds, reinforced camouflage-white TUF Fortifier backplate, high-durability TUF Components and TUF Dust Defenders to prevent airborne particles entering via external ports.