I think one of the main thing that Zotac is known for is their small form factor PC’s and extremely small motherboards. It always amazes me how much they can fit on a tiny ITX motherboard. Today we are checking out one of their newest ITX motherboards, the Z77-ITX WiFi. Besides being so small this board also features support for memory up to 2133MHz, USB 3.0 support, SATA 6GB/s support, dual Ethernet and of course WiFi. Read on to check out our unboxing and overview video!
The Extreme6 is ASRock’s mid-high end performance board, coming in the top 5 of the 12 boards ASRock offers to the consumer market for this platform. With an ATX form factor, it is extremely attractive with gold and silver accents. Claiming to feature everything an overclocker, gamer, or enthusiast would require including SLI and CrossFire support, Digital Power Phases, and support for heavily overclocked RAM. Backing this up is ASRock’s XFast 555 Software suite, which also claims to boost your USB transfer speed and reduce your gaming ping with a single click of your mouse. Is the ASRock Z77 Extreme6 one of the candidates for your latest upgrade? Read on to find out if it’ll be money well spent.
Today we are taking a look at one of ASUS’s mainstream Intel X79 motherboards. This board is the first step up from the ASUS P9X79 board, which we would consider entry level. The board has a really great design, optimal cooling and of course all of the great features you would expect from ASUS. Some of those features include Dual Intelligent Processors 3 with New DIGI+ Power Control, support for up to 64GB of DDR3 and ASUS’s SSD caching. Want to see what this board is all about? Read on to see what this board is all about!
We have been hearing a lot about Intel’s 3rd generation Core processors and the Z77 chipset. The Z77 chipset is made to be an upgrade from the current Z68 chipset. Using many of the same technologies as the Z68 chipset the Z77 also adds support for the Virtu Universal MVP, native USB 3.0 support, Smart Connect and Rapid Start. Today we are taking a look at our first motherboard based on the Intel Z77 chipset the Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H. This motherboard is one of the twelve Z77 motherboards Gigabyte has announced. It is set to be their mainstream Z77 offering so let’s just right in and take a look.
Gigabyte’s lineup of Intel X79 or Sandy Bridge-E motherboards is only made up of four boards. For gamers there is the G1 Assassin 2, X79-UD7-OC for overclockers, and X79-UD5 for enthusiasts. This brings us to the X79-UD3 which is Gigabyte’s entry-level and least expensive Intel X79 motherboard coming it at $249. Sandy Bridge-E is Intel’s high-end platform and the X79 chipset is much improved over its P67/Z68 counterparts. You now have 40 PCI-Express 3.0 lanes and quad-channel memory. That means with this board you can easily throw in up to 32GB of DDR3 and run 4-way Crossfire or SLI right out of the box. Also this is the first time we will see Gigabyte’s 3D BIOS. Read on as we inspect the X79-UD3 Motherboard.
Today we are unboxing our first Intel X79 motherboard! While the X79-UD3 is Gigabyte’s low-end X79 motherboard it is still featured packed. This board supports Intel Sandy Bridge-E processors, quad-channel memory, digital power control for the CPU and memory, 8 phase overclockable VRM design and of course Gigabyte’s Ultra Durable™ 3 technology. So what does the X79-UD3 have in store for us? Read on to check out our unboxing and overview video!
Intel’s Z68 chipset has been out for sometime now and it brings together some of the best features of Intel’s P67 and H67 chipsets. Today we are taking a look at another Intel Z68 motherboard, this time it is the Z68XP-UD4 from Gigabyte. Gigabyte has loaded with motherboard with features like a 16 phase power design, Intel Quick Sync video, switchable graphics with LucidLogix Virtu GPU virtualization, and Gigabyte’s new touch BIOS. Read on as we take this board through the paces and see what it can do!
Gigabyte is always a company I look forward to seeing at CES and this year they did not disappoint! This year they were showcasing their latest Intel X79 boards, a new Assassin board, the Assassin 2 and their new AMD 990FX board. One thing that was really exciting was that they were showing boards based on Intel’s upcoming Ivy Bridge platform. Read on to check out all of what Gigabyte was showing this year at CES!
Today we have another great motherboard unboxing! This time it is of the Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4 Intel Z68 Motherboard. This is Gigabyte’s mainstream Z68 board and is loaded with features. Some of these features include a 16 Phase Power Design, switchable graphics with LucidLogix Virtu GPU Virtualization technology, Gigabyte’s Ultra Durable 3 technology, SATA 6GB/s & USB 3.0 and DDR3 memory up to 2133 MHz. Read on as we unbox the Z68XP-UD4 and go over some of its features.
Small form factor systems are nothing new, but with the Mini-ITX form factor they keep on getting smaller. Today we are going to take a look at a motherboard that is perfect for a small form factor or media center application. The board is the Zotac Z68-ITX WiFi Supreme and it features support for second generation Intel Core processors, discrete Nvidia GeForce GT 430 graphics processor, support for DDR3 memory, USB 3.0, SATA 6GB/s support and of course built-in WiFi. Read on as we check out this tiny motherboard!