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VIA K8T800 Performance Motherboard Shootout - Gigabyte, MSI and ABIT

VIA K8T800 Performance Motherboard Shootout - Gigabyte, MSI and ABIT

By:

Shawn Baker |

Posted:

Dec 29, 2003 5:00 am |

Summary:

It's time for the battle of the big guns in the AMD Athlon 64 motherboard department. We've collected three high-end performance motherboards from Gigabyte, MSI and ABIT which are all based on VIA's K8T800... Read the article.

Soyo KT600 Dragon Ultra Platinum Motherboard Review

Soyo KT600 Dragon Ultra Platinum Motherboard Review

By:

Cameron Johnson |

Posted:

Dec 21, 2003 5:00 am |

Summary:

Don't be fooled, the Athlon XP processor is still going strong despite the release of the expensive and not yet mainstream Athlon 64 processor by AMD. Today we've got the Soyo KT600 Dragon Ultra Platinum... Read the review.

AMD Athlon 64 Motherboards Head to Head - Albatron vs. EPoX

AMD Athlon 64 Motherboards Head to Head - Albatron vs. EPoX

By:

Shawn Baker |

Posted:

Dec 10, 2003 5:00 am |

Summary:

In the first of our AMD Athlon 64 Motherboard Head to Head articles we put the Albatron K8X800 Pro II up against the EPoX 8HDA3 which are both based on VIA's K8T800 chipset with the VT8237 Southbridge... Read the article.

Soltek SL-87CW-EL Motherboard - Canterwood on a budget

Soltek SL-87CW-EL Motherboard - Canterwood on a budget

By:

Cameron Johnson |

Posted:

Dec 5, 2003 5:00 am |

Summary:

Soltek are a company who are known for producing many different value-end motherboards. Today we have their SL-87CW-EL motherboard based on the Intel Canterwood chipset for the Pentium 4 on the test bed... Read the review.

DFI LANPARTY "B" Canterwood and Springdale - Head to Head

DFI LANPARTY "B" Canterwood and Springdale - Head to Head

By:

Steve Dougherty |

Posted:

Dec 3, 2003 5:00 am |

Summary:

We've got two very capable Pentium 4 based chipsets under the spotlight today from Intel based on DFI's new line of LANPARTY "B" motherboards for the enthusiast. We compare the more expensive Canterwood... Read the article.

ABIT AI7 Springdale Motherboard - Pure Intelligence by ABIT

ABIT AI7 Springdale Motherboard - Pure Intelligence by ABIT

By:

Cameron Johnson |

Posted:

Nov 21, 2003 5:00 am |

Summary:

ABIT's latest motherboard is the value-orientated AI7 for the Pentium 4 based on Intel's Springdale chipset. We put it right up against the IC7 MAX3 based on the more expensive Canterwood chipset and... Read the review.

Gigabyte GA-7VT600-1394 Motherboard - AMD 32-bit processing not dead yet

Gigabyte GA-7VT600-1394 Motherboard - AMD 32-bit processing not dead yet

By:

Cameron Johnson |

Posted:

Nov 13, 2003 5:00 am |

Summary:

While AMD's Athlon 64 has taken much spot light over the past while, AMD 32-bit central processing is far from dead. Read on as we take a look at the Gigabyte GA-7VT600-1394 motherboard based on VIA's... Read the review.

VIA EPIA M1000 Mini-ITX - Tiny yet Mighty

VIA EPIA M1000 Mini-ITX - Tiny yet Mighty

By:

Cameron Johnson |

Posted:

Nov 3, 2003 5:00 am |

Summary:

When you think of Small Form Factor the first company you probably think of is Shuttle. Though, VIA Technology is another company up the top of the pack leading the new frontier with their EPIA Mini-ITX... Read the review.

Gigabyte 8IPE1000 Pro 2 GT2004 - Springdale at Full Speed

Gigabyte 8IPE1000 Pro 2 GT2004 - Springdale at Full Speed

By:

Cameron Johnson |

Posted:

Nov 1, 2003 5:00 am |

Summary:

Gigabyte's 8IPE1000 Pro 2 GT2004 motherboard is the first to introduce their new C.I.A and M.I.B automatic acceleration technology. Read on and see how Gigabyte takes the Intel Springdale chipset to full... Read the review.

ABIT IC7 MAX3 - Taking Canterwood to the MAX

ABIT IC7 MAX3 - Taking Canterwood to the MAX

By:

Shawn Baker |

Posted:

Oct 28, 2003 5:00 am |

Summary:

AMD Athlon 64 has taken most of the spotlight over the past month but we shouldn't forget about Intel Pentium 4. One such motherboard to support it is ABIT's IC7 MAX3, which takes the Canterwood chipset... Read the review.

EPoX 4PCA3+ Canterwood Motherboard Review

EPoX 4PCA3+ Canterwood Motherboard Review

By:

Cameron Johnson |

Posted:

Aug 4, 2003 4:00 am |

Summary:

EPoX are a smaller Taiwanese motherboard manufacturer who have been known for years for their high performing, highly overclockable AMD based motherboards. Does this trend follow over to the Intel side... Read the review.

Soltek SL-KT600-R (VIA KT600) Motherboard Review

Soltek SL-KT600-R (VIA KT600) Motherboard Review

By:

Mike Wright |

Posted:

Jul 28, 2003 4:00 am |

Summary:

We've been hearing about the latest and greatest from VIA, the KT600 chipset. Now its time to find out if it can handle the load and earn a coveted spot in your own performance rig. With native support... Read the review.

Soltek SL-86SPE-L Springdale Motherboard Review

Soltek SL-86SPE-L Springdale Motherboard Review

By:

Shawn Baker |

Posted:

Jul 24, 2003 4:00 am |

Summary:

It's often hard to find a motherboard which offers great performance at an affordable price. Today Shawn "Toxic" Baker takes a look at the Soltek SL-86SPE-L motherboard which is based on Intel's mainstream... Read the review.

Chaintech 9CJS Canterwood Motherboard Review

Chaintech 9CJS Canterwood Motherboard Review

By:

Cameron Johnson |

Posted:

May 10, 2003 4:00 am |

Summary:

Intel's new flagship Dual Channel, 800MHz FSB desktop chipset, the 875P aka Canterwood, has been met with rave evaluations by the review community as a whole. Chaintech are offering one of the first retail... Read the review.

Gigabyte 7VAXP-A Ultra - Retail VIA KT400A

Gigabyte 7VAXP-A Ultra - Retail VIA KT400A

By:

Cameron Johnson |

Posted:

May 1, 2003 4:00 am |

Summary:

Our first VIA KT400A retail motherboard to hit the TweakTown labs comes from the folks at Gigabyte. Over the past two years Gigabyte has done a fantastic job in improving their products to please enthusiasts... Read the review.

ABIT SI7-G R658 Motherboard - RDRAM return to Pentium 4

ABIT SI7-G R658 Motherboard - RDRAM return to Pentium 4

By:

Cameron Johnson |

Posted:

Apr 29, 2003 4:00 am |

Summary:

In the Pentium 3 and early Pentium 4 days RDRAM by the Rambus Company was greeted with heavy skepticism and in the end, criticized by many generally for its high asking price and high latency times. Intel... Read the review.

EPoX 4PEA800 Motherboard - 800MHz FSB on the cheap

EPoX 4PEA800 Motherboard - 800MHz FSB on the cheap

By:

Cameron Johnson |

Posted:

Apr 28, 2003 4:00 am |

Summary:

The launch of Intel Canterwood chipset which gives support to the new batch of Pentium 4 processors with 800MHz FSB has been meet mostly with open arms by the industry. However, for those users who cannot... Read the review.

Albatron PX845PEV-800 Anniversary Edition Motherboard Review

Albatron PX845PEV-800 Anniversary Edition Motherboard Review

By:

Cameron Johnson |

Posted:

Apr 28, 2003 4:00 am |

Summary:

EPoX were not the only clever Taiwanese engineers managing to trick the cost effective Intel 845PE chipset into operating at 800MHz FSB, just like the new and higher priced Canterwood chipset. Albatron... Read the review.

Asus P4G8X Granite Bay Motherboard Review

Asus P4G8X Granite Bay Motherboard Review

By:

Shawn Baker |

Posted:

Apr 19, 2003 4:00 am |

Summary:

With the release of Intel's 800MHz FSB Canterwood chipset earlier this week, prices of the older yet still competitive Granite Bay chipset based motherboards should lower in price as shop shelves around... Read the review.

Soltek SL-75MRN-L "Golden Flame" Motherboard Review

Soltek SL-75MRN-L "Golden Flame" Motherboard Review

By:

Mike Wright |

Posted:

Mar 27, 2003 5:00 am |

Summary:

We have been hearing about these fancy new nForce2 boards for quite some time now, but do they really make that much a difference over the KT400 boards? Many of you will answer yes to this question, but... Read the review.

Gigabyte SINXP1394 (SiS655) Motherboard Review

Gigabyte SINXP1394 (SiS655) Motherboard Review

By:

Cameron Johnson |

Posted:

Feb 25, 2003 5:00 am |

Summary:

When SiS first began jumping into the Pentium 4 chipset race, some folks turned their heads the other way. But they have made a huge impact in this market niche and continue to do so today. Come join... Read the review.

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