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GIGABYTE have stepped up the pace with their new P965 Series Revision 3.3 motherboards, the first P965 based motherboards to natively support a 1333MHz FSB thanks to GIGA's PCB tinkering skills.
For more info on these, grab the announcement here.
Taipei, Taiwan, Feb 07, 2007 - GIGABYTE UNITED INC., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today launched the newly designed Rev 3.3 Intel P965-based motherboards, equipped with several industry leading features including native 1333MHz FSB support, optimized FSB routing, more flexible memory settings and enhanced high-def audio support, making these the most richly featured 965 motherboards available on the market.
GIGABYTE again is leading the industry in high quality design with the world's first series of P965 motherboards able to take full advantage of the blistering performance inherent in the next generation Intel Core 2 Duo processors featuring 1333MHz FSB. As 1333MHz FSB is natively supported, no overclocking is need to unlock the performance benefits of these powerful processors. Taking 1333MHz FSB support one step further, GIGABYTE Rev 3.3 P965 Series motherboards were designed with optimized FSB routing, bringing improved signal quality to and from the Intel Core 2 Duo CPU, for even greater levels of performance and stability.
The folks over at PCSTATS have managed to snap some shots of Biostar's upcoming AMD690G motherboard formerly known as ATI RS690G.
It's a board designed with Windows Vista in mind and has great onboard features that should kill anything from nVidia and of course Intel. You'll notice it has not only DVI and VGA ports but also an onboard HDMI port which is HDCP compatible.
The AMD 690 chipset series will include variants incorporating integrated graphics processors (IGP) based on the former ATI's Radeon graphics technology, and is designed to be paired with the ATI-developed SB600 south bridge, said the sources. At least two IGP versions are planned which promise to offer higher visual performance than current IGP solutions, noted the sources. Additionally, the higher-end variant, the AMD 690G, will offer extra support for features including DVI, HDMI, and HDCP, added the motherboard makers.
We are currently testing an ECS motherboard based on the same chipset and our review should be out sometime next week!
ASUS have extended their motherboard lineup with four new "Vista Edition" offerings based around NVIDIA's nForce 590 SLI, 570 SLI and Intel P965 chipsets.
The boards sport a bunch of new features designed to work soley in line with Microsoft's new Vista operating system, and they are covered in detail both at the Dailytech here, and of course within ASUS's official PR here folks.
Fremont, CA, January 23rd, 2007 - ASUS, the world's motherboard leader, is now offering 4 motherboard models that are designed especially for the new operating system. Packed with unique ASUS features like ScreenDUO, AI Remote, AP Trigger, TPM (Trusted Platform Module) and ASAP (ASUS Accelerated Propeller), ASUS is proud to be the first motherboard manufacturer in the industry to attain the Microsoft Windows Vista Premium logo, as well as the one who enriches the Windows Vista experience the most.
Following a recent announcement from GIGABYTE to support the release of a new complete lineup of 945-965 series motherboards using higher quality "All-Solid" capacitors, they've just forwarded on a complete powerpoint document which goes into more detail about the boards on offer, with particular attention to the benefits from using these higher quality capacitors.
If interested, grab the 2.64MB powerpoint document here.
An announcement from GIGABYTE today details the release of a full range of 945 series motherboards with high-quality "All-Solid" Capacitors, thus ensuring excellent stability with better electronic conductivity.
For further information on the new high-quality lineup from GIGABYTE, grab their official PR here folks.
Taipei, Taiwan, January 2, 2007 - GIGABYTE, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions, today announced the launch of a full range of 945 series All-Solid Capacitor motherboards completing a total product line up of All-Solid Capacitor motherboards based on 945 through 965 chipsets. GIGABYTE 965 series All-Solid Capacitor motherboards have received much acclaim over the past two quarters for there high quality and reliability, therefore GIGABYTE has introduced solid capacitors to the 945 series of motherboards that targets the mainstream market. The brand new 945 series All-Solid Capacitor motherboards qualify GIGABYTE as the first motherboard maker to provide a full range of ultra durable motherboards from high-end to mainstream products.
Seeking a nice quality mainboard at an attractive price point for your beefy quad core LGA775 CPU? abit's new AB9 QuadGT is definitely worth looking into. It's actually based around a modified P965 chipset (to allow for quad-core goodness) and also comes with abit's µGuru technology for hardware monitoring and control on the fly.
To get all the details on it, have a read of the press material here peeps.
January 2, 2007 - abit today announced their latest Intel® P965 chipset based motherboard for Core2 Quad/Duo processors, the abit AB9 QuadGT. This motherboard has been specifically engineered for and around LGA775 quad-core CPUs with up to 1066 MHz FSB. It is equipped with abit's powerful µGuru technology for extensive hardware monitoring and control. The extreme tuning and overclocking capabilities of this exclusively abit engineered microchip stands unsurpassed in the industry. With the New Year, abit also ushers in an entirely new generation of extreme computing.
Gathered enough xmas bucks to upgrade your sys? If it happens to be an AM2 based upgrade you're in the market for, perhaps you'd like to check out this fresh roundup over at The Tech Report today where they pit a bunch of nForce 590 SLI motherboards from Abit, ASUS, DFI, ECS, and MSI to give you a clearer picture of which one suits your needs best.
THE NFORCE 590 SLI is easily the most feature-rich core-logic chipset available for Athlon 64 processors. Nvidia takes feature integration further than any other chipset maker, and that's enabled the company to ensure a measure of consistency between motherboards based on its chipsets. Unfortunately, although core logic consolidation has done wonders for promoting a consistent end user experience, it's also made it increasingly difficult for motherboard manufacturers to differentiate their products.
With an eye toward maintaining a measure of unique identity in a sea of boards whose performance and features are largely defined by the chipsets they use, mobo makers are scrambling to break new ground. For some, new ground comes in the form of workstation-specific amenities like PCI-X slots. For others, it's digital voltage circuitry around the processor. Some have even challenged the chipset itself, replacing integrated audio with something a little more exotic.
Galaxy Technology have issued out a PDF formatted announcement a short time ago which highlights their move to enter the motherboard business, and they're making their presence known by having also unveiled a board based around NVIDIA's newest flagship chipset, the nForce 680i for Intel Core 2.
nForce 600i Series for Intel processors Providing you with a comprehensive set of overclocking tools giving everyone from the most veteran enthusiast to the novice overclocker the ability to unleash the hardware in their PC.
Why choose an NVIDIA nForce MCP? NVIDIA nForce® media and communications processors (MCPs) are a key motherboard component providing essential technologies for your PC. Designed with an innovative, highly integrated architecture, NVIDIA-based motherboard solutions provide high-speed system performance, advanced networking, and unparalleled storage solutions to Intel platform.
Despite the merger of ATI and AMD having brought much friction on ATI's previously healthy relationship with Intel in terms of their motherboard chipset lineups, DFI are the one partner to have stuck by their word in eventually releasing a motherboard based on ATI's much anticipated RD600 chipset, most likely the final Intel chipset we'll ever see ATI produce.
In an announcement from DFI today, the LANParty UT ICFX3200-T2R/G Motherboard is finally here!
Our review of this board will be up very soon folks, we're just as eager as you guys to find out how much it shines amongst the competition.
Taipei, Taiwan -- The merger of ATI and AMD placed the RD600 chipset in an unusual position. Despite all obstacles DFI decided to keep the faith with the eager public, which has been dreaming of the RD600 board, and continued production plans for the RD600. The power of the chipset's graphics processing capabilities with the incorporation of physics processing support has drawn interest from every hardcore gamer and over-clocking enthusiast around the world. Despite a flurry of rumors in the market, DFI's determination to bring excellent products to the market remains unchanged.
A few days after the Inquirer having dished up some hot news of an ASUS 4x4 motherboard, The DailyTech have managed to scrape up a few more defining points about the board, along with some more piccies of it too.
DailyTech has obtained a couple of images of an upcoming motherboard for AMD's 4x4 enthusiast platform. The motherboard is an ASUS L1N64-SLI WS powered by two NVIDIA nForce 680a MCPs. Two socket-1207 processors are supported with four memory slots-two slots per processor. With two nForce 680a MCPs the ASUS L1N64-SLI WS features 12 SATA 3.0 Gbps ports and one PATA for storage connectivity. There's also an additional e.SATA port on the back I/O as well.