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Based on Intel's 975X chipset with support for Core2Duo, ASUS have just released their "P5W64" motherboard with quad-PCI Express architecture, enabling the ability to connect up to eight monitors.
Grab ASUS's official PR for the full rundown on it folks.
Sydney, Australia; 19 October, 2006 - ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), the worldwide leader of motherboards, today introduces the P5W64 WS Professional workstation-class motherboard, nicknamed the Wall Street Quartet. It supports the quad-PCI Express architecture, enabling a system to connect up to eight monitors.
Based on the Intel 975X chipset and supporting the Intel Core2 CPU (and future multi-core CPUs), the P5W64 WS Professional provides powerful computing and superior scalability.
GIGABYTE have just announced three new motherboards making up the "M61" series, these based on NVIDIA's 6100 chipset with integrated graphics for AMD Socket AM2.
Grab the press release here for full details.
GIGABYTE delivers three motherboard solutions in the M61 series based on NVIDIA GeForce 6 and nForce 4, the GA-M61P-S3 and GA-M61PM-S2 with the NVIDIA GeForce 6100 GPU and nForce 430, and the GA-M61VME-S2 with the NVIDIA GeForce 6100 GPU and nForce 400. All three motherboards feature a number of innovative technologies including Speed, Smart and Safe that provide maximum system performance and enhanced stability right out of the box.
For those of you thinking of moving over to Core 2 Duo on the cheap, Biostar have a new cost-effective motherboard out that would fit the bill nicely, based on VIA's P4M890 + VT8237R+ chipset. Amongst support for processors running a 1066MHz FSB and x16 PCIe, this board also includes VIA's UniChrome Pro IGP which features the Chromotion CE video display engine.
For a complete listing of specs and further details on it, grab Biostar's official PR folks.
September-2006, Taipei Taiwan BIOSTAR Microtech Int'l Corp., a professional manufacturer of motherboards and one of the well-known INTEL platform solution provider, is offering one more choice for socket LGA 775 enthusiasts - P4M890-M7 PCI-E.
Bringing new levels of performance and functionality for mainstream desktop designs, the Biostar P4M890-M7 PCI-E is designed for the latest range of Intel® Core 2 Duo processors supporting the 1066MHz FSB and one high bandwidth PCI Express x16 port for optional connection to the latest high-end graphics card as well.
ECS have just released a new budget focused offering for the AMD AM2 platform in the ECS' GeForce6100SM-M. As the name says, this micro-ATX board is based on NVIDIA's current IGP equipped chipset with the residing GeForce 6100 GPU and nForce 405 MCP.
Milton Keynes, England, 25th Sept, 2006 - Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), a leading computer hardware and notebook manufacturer, is releasing the GeForce6100SM-M motherboard with integrated NVIDIA GeForce® 6100 GPU and NVIDIA nForce® 405 MCP supporting AMD AM2 CPUs and delivering high quality 3D graphics and onboard VGA. The GeForce® 6100 GPU and NVIDIA nForce® 405 MCP is an innovative mix of north and south bridge chipsets on a single chip that represent a major achievement in integrated solutions. To consumers, this Micro ATX, RoHS compliant solution is a compact, highly expandable, best cost-per-performance Microsoft Vista® Premium motherboard ready to handle media PC computing needs right out of the box.
Word from ASUS today has it that they've introduced their latest motherboard to the enthusiast market, this being the P5N32-SLI Premium/WiFi-AP which is based on NVIDIA's nForce 590 SLI Intel Edition chipset for Core2Duo.
To learn all about its feature-set check out the press release here folks.
Taipei, Taiwan, September 20, 2006 - ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), the worldwide leader of motherboards, today introduced the P5N32-SLI premium/WiFi-AP, which leveraged Quad-SLI technology, Intel's Core2 Extreme support, and a third PCI Express x16 slot for Nvidia's upcoming Physics card to deliver superior gaming realism. Teamed with SupremeFX and DTS connect, P5N32-SLI Premium/WiFi-AP-powered systems provide gaming experiences that look, feel and sound real.
Abit are keeping the budget conscious peeps happy with the launch of their new "NF-M2 nView" motherboard, an AMD Socket AM2 based board running NVIDIA's GeForce 6150 integrated graphics and nForce 430 core logic combo.
Some of the board highlights are the inclusion of a DVI display port, heat-pipe based chipset cooling, and four 300MB/s S-ATA ports.
For full details, head over to this section of Abit's website folks.
September 07, 2006 - abit is expanding their digital home series into AMD processor supported platforms with the nVidia® GeForce®6150/nForce430 chipset based NF-M2 nView motherboard. 7.1 channel high definition audio and powerful integrated GeForce®6150 onboard graphics with a DVI-connector for digital high definition graphics output are the ideal basis for a cost-effective home theater multimedia system.
Intel's recently launched vPro technology quickly makes its way onto FOXCONN's new Q9657MC-8KS2H motherboard which is based on the Intel Q965 chipset for Core2Duo.
To learn all about its feature-set with particular focus on Intel's workstation orientated vPro technology, have a read of FOXXCON's official announcement folks.
Whether running a small or large network, Intel® vPro technology provides a host of dynamic and integrated management solutions that enable IT professionals to remotely diagnose, monitor, secure, and control a fleet of Q9657MC-8KS2H-based PCs from their management consoles. This capability eliminates time consuming desk-side visits, reduces IT costs, and effectively reclaims lost man-hours via faster IT response and service. Fully compatible with the Intel® Core 2 Duo processor family, the Q9657MC-8KS2H enhances system responsiveness for multi-tasking business environments and achieves more performance per watt than any other platform available.
As discovered by HKEPC recently, GIGABYTE have kindly added the ability to overclock the integrated graphics processor on their NVIDIA GeForce 6100 based M55Plus S3 Rev 1.2 motherboard, this by means of updating to the latest F5 BIOS which results in an adjustable "VGA Core Clock" function added to the MB Intelligent Tweaker section in the BIOS.
Who say NVIDIA IGP MB has no ability to overclock the graphic? Gigabyte does. Experienced a full search in the market, it's found that Gigabyte is the only manufacturer to provide IGP overclocking setting in its products. Gigabyte announced recently that they would provide a Robust Graphics Booster enabled BIOS upgrade to some of the NVIDIA IGP product, providing an easy way to boost the graphic, no cracking is need anymore.
The Robust Graphics Booster is now available in M55Plus S3 Rev 1.2 (nVidia Geforce 6100) since the F5 version of BIOS. User has to press Ctrl + F1 in the BIOS menu to have the hided MB Intelligent Tweaker (M.I.T) submenu. In this menu, when Robust Graphics Booster is enabled, there is another VGA Core Clock option for users to modify the default clock speed for VGA, from +1% to +50%.
ASUS are today giving the heads up on their new M2NPV-VM motherboard, a microATX sized offering based on NVIDIA's IGP-equipped GeForce 6150/nForce 430 chipset for the AMD AM2 platform.
To learn all about it, grab ASUS's official PR folks.
Australia, Sydney; August, 2006 - ASUS Technology (ASUS), the worldwide leader for motherboards, today introduces its M2NPV-VM motherboard, providing rich multimedia entertainment features and advanced performance specifications. These include unprecedented integrated video quality, Dual VGA out(DVI-D & RGB), HD audio, HDTV out interface(with TV out module) and 1394a support.
Supports AMD Socket AM2 Athlon 64 X2 / Athlon 64 FX / Athlon 64 / Sempron
The motherboard supports AMD socket AM2 single-core Athlon 64/ Sempron and dual-core Athlon 64 X2/ Athlon 64 FX processors with 2MB / 1MB / 512KB L2 cache, which is based on 64-bit architecture. It features 2000 / 1600 MT/s HyperTransport Bus, dual-channel un-buffered DDR2 800 memory support and AMD Cool 'n' Quiet! Technology.
Another fresh announcement from SAPPHIRE supports the release of their new MicroATX sized PE-AM2RS485M motherboard for the Socket AM2 AMD platform. Based on ATI's new RADEON Xpress 1150 chipset with SB600 southbridge, this motherboard includes a DirectX9 integrated graphics solution amongst an array of other noteworthy features as mentioned in the official PR.
Sapphire Technology, known as the market leader in ATI-based graphics solutions has just introduced a new micro-ATX mainboard featuring on-board graphics packed with features to make it the ideal choice in office or multimedia systems.
Based on the latest Radeon Xpress 1150 chipset and new SB600 Southbridge from ATI, Sapphire's new model PE-AM2RS485M combines support for AMD's powerful AM2 Athlon64TM, FX and dual core processor families with the most complete set of on-board features available today.