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ASRock's 5Gbit Journey and the Z270 SuperCarrier

ASRock's 5Gbit Journey and the Z270 SuperCarrier

ASRock delivers 5Gbit LAN to its Z270 SuperCarrier and other motherboards. We explore the benefits of the faster network speeds on offer. | Apr 19, 2017 at 10:03 pm CDT

The Coolest Things at CES 2017 from GIGABYTE & AORUS

The Coolest Things at CES 2017 from GIGABYTE & AORUS

GIGABYTE and AORUS had a relatively strong showing at CES 2017 in Las Vegas last week. Come and take a look at the best of it. | Jan 11, 2017 at 2:34 pm CST

OC with a Legend: Hicookie Interview and GIGABYTE's Z170 SOC Force LN2

OC with a Legend: Hicookie Interview and GIGABYTE's Z170 SOC Force LN2

We spent some time discussing all things overclocking during CES last week with GIGABYTE's overclocking champ, Hicookie. | Jan 14, 2016 at 2:44 pm CST

ASRock N3700M Braswell Micro-ATX SFF PC Motherboard Review

ASRock N3700M Braswell Micro-ATX SFF PC Motherboard Review

ASRock's N3700M is a Micro-ATX motherboard featuring Intel's new "Braswell" Quad-Core Pentium processor. Steven tells us all about it this review. | Jul 22, 2015 at 9:21 am CDT

How to make a motherboard (GIGABYTE Nanping Factory Tour)

How to make a motherboard (GIGABYTE Nanping Factory Tour)

During Computex earlier this month, we were invited to the GIGABYTE Nanping factory in Taiwan to see how a motherboard is based. Here's our report. | Jun 23, 2015 at 9:12 am CDT

A Look #throughglass at GIGABYTE's Upcoming Z97X-SOC Force Motherboard

A Look #throughglass at GIGABYTE's Upcoming Z97X-SOC Force Motherboard

Intel's new CPUs are nearly here, with GIGABYTE allowing us to tease its upcoming Z97X-SOC Force motherboard to the world. Let's take a look #throughglass. | Apr 28, 2014 at 12:16 pm CDT

GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force Motherboard Digital PWM and Cooling Deep Dive

GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force Motherboard Digital PWM and Cooling Deep Dive

We investigate the GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force's digital PWM and cooling setup. We discovered some interesting results with a thermal imaging camera. | Aug 7, 2013 at 8:19 pm CDT

GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio 4th Generation Intel Core Feature Preview

GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio 4th Generation Intel Core Feature Preview

The NDA is starting to come off the 4th Generation Intel Core series and today we'll show you what to expect from GIGABYTE in its new AMP-UP audio feature on the G1.Sniper 5 and G1.Sniper M5. | May 1, 2013 at 11:01 am CDT

ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE (Fusion E-350) Motherboard Review

ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE (Fusion E-350) Motherboard Review

The ASUS E35M1-I took our eye. Find out why the E35M1-I received our attention and let's see if it can hold it! | May 17, 2011 at 3:53 am CDT

GIGABYTE E350N-USB3 Fusion Benched, Overclocked and Examined

GIGABYTE E350N-USB3 Fusion Benched, Overclocked and Examined

We get our first taste of Fusion from AMD. How's it look? What can we do with the new platform? And has it got a future? | Feb 6, 2011 at 11:18 pm CST

The Return of the Mini-ITX Form Factor staring AMD

The Return of the Mini-ITX Form Factor staring AMD

Today we focus our attention on two of the new Mini-ITX form factor boards from AMD and see what's been crammed on. | Nov 12, 2010 at 12:24 am CST

MSI 870A Fuzion A and N-Mode Testing w/ R5870 Lightning & N465GTX Twin Frozr

MSI 870A Fuzion A and N-Mode Testing w/ R5870 Lightning & N465GTX Twin Frozr

The MSI 870A Fuzion is the first motherboard with an AM3 socket that supports dual GPUs from both NVIDIA and AMD. Having already looked at a mixed bag with X Mode testing, today we focus on its A and N-Mode performance. | Sep 14, 2010 at 1:13 am CDT

A Look at Shane B's Upgraded TweakTown Test Systems

A Look at Shane B's Upgraded TweakTown Test Systems

Shane has just upgraded his testbeds. Let's see what he's done and why he's chosen the items he has. | Sep 10, 2010 at 4:23 am CDT

MSI 870A Fuzion X-Mode Testing w/ R5870 Lightning & N465GTX Twin Frozr

MSI 870A Fuzion X-Mode Testing w/ R5870 Lightning & N465GTX Twin Frozr

Now that we have taken a look at the MSI 870A Fuzion and its basic performance, let's look at what we all want to know about the X-Mode performance. | Sep 8, 2010 at 7:17 am CDT

GIGABYTE's H55N-USB3 Mini-ITX Motherboard Loaded Up

GIGABYTE's H55N-USB3 Mini-ITX Motherboard Loaded Up

Exactly what can you get from a GIGABYTE H55N-USB3 Mini-ITX motherboard? Let's load it up and find out! | Aug 9, 2010 at 10:21 am CDT

Has ATX run its course?

Has ATX run its course?

CPUs, GPUs and memory evolve. Is it also time for a new motherboard to replace the 15-year old ATX? | Jul 6, 2010 at 8:26 am CDT

ZOTAC NM10-DTX WiFi (NM10-Express) Motherboard w/ Atom D510 CPU

ZOTAC NM10-DTX WiFi (NM10-Express) Motherboard w/ Atom D510 CPU

Intel's Atom is well-known, but how does it really perform when put to the test? We find out on ZOTAC's Atom D510 equipped board. | May 31, 2010 at 7:17 am CDT

GIGABYTE GA-GC330UD Mini-ITX - Dual Core Atom Tested

GIGABYTE GA-GC330UD Mini-ITX - Dual Core Atom Tested

Ultra low power from Intel gets a boost. Atom is strong, but will a second core help? With the use of GIGABYTE's GA-GC330UD, let's find out. | Aug 31, 2009 at 2:16 am CDT

Albatron Mini-ITX Evolves - KI780G On Display

Albatron Mini-ITX Evolves - KI780G On Display

Mini-ITX is sure getting its day in the sun and today we have Albatron's latest instalment armed with an AM2+ socket. | Dec 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm CST

MSI IM-945GSE-A Mini-ITX Fanless Atom Motherboard

MSI IM-945GSE-A Mini-ITX Fanless Atom Motherboard

Taking a break from the desktop side of things, MSI sends us their industrial Atom motherboard. We check it out today. | Dec 2, 2008 at 11:00 pm CST

DFIs Auto Boost System (ABS) Investigated

DFIs Auto Boost System (ABS) Investigated

Today Shane checks out DFIs ABS or Anti-lock Braking System..err..Auto Boost System. | Sep 21, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

ASUS EPU 6 vs. MSI DrMOS vs. GIGABYTE DES Advanced

ASUS EPU 6 vs. MSI DrMOS vs. GIGABYTE DES Advanced

Today we pit ASUS with GIGABYTE and MSI to see which power saving technology offers the best overall efficiency. | Sep 7, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

HuperLab and GIGABYTE - Joint Venture

HuperLab and GIGABYTE - Joint Venture

GIGABYTE has teamed with HuperLab to establish presence in the security surveillance market. We see what they're up to! | Apr 3, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

GIGABYTE DES and ASUS EPU Tested

GIGABYTE DES and ASUS EPU Tested

Helping to make the world a better place, we take a look at GIGABYTEs and ASUS' new power saving technologies. | Mar 18, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

VIA EPIA-SN Mini-ITX Motherboard

VIA EPIA-SN Mini-ITX Motherboard

We look at VIA's EPIA-SN motherboard which combines efficient computing with discrete graphics support using the C7 CPU. | Feb 26, 2008 at 11:00 pm CST

Closer Look at GIGABYTE's DES System

Closer Look at GIGABYTE's DES System

We were curious to see if this fancy new energy saving system of GIGABYTE's actually works, so we put it to the test. | Jan 15, 2008 at 11:00 pm CST

GIGABYTE's Dynamic Energy Saver Detailed

GIGABYTE's Dynamic Energy Saver Detailed

Interested to find out what all the fuss is about with GIGABYTE's new DES system? We'll set you straight. | Jan 8, 2008 at 11:00 pm CST

VIA EPIA EX - Mini-ITX at the next level

VIA EPIA EX - Mini-ITX at the next level

VIA is finally back in the labs with a look at their EPIA EX motherboard with C7 1.5GHz low power processor onboard! | Jun 13, 2007 at 11:00 pm CDT

Intel Joins the Overclockers - Bad Axe 2 Motherboard

Intel Joins the Overclockers - Bad Axe 2 Motherboard

Today we look at Intel's own Bad Axe 2 motherboard based on 975X chipset. Could it be Intel are actually supporting OC? | Nov 28, 2006 at 11:00 pm CST

Albatron Mini-ITX Mobo turned into Car PC

Albatron Mini-ITX Mobo turned into Car PC

We take a tiny Albatron KI51PV-754 Mini-ITX based motherboard and turn it into a Car PC - check out how we did it! | Nov 13, 2006 at 11:00 pm CST

GIGABYTE and ASUS Join Forces - Our Questions Answered!

GIGABYTE and ASUS Join Forces - Our Questions Answered!

GIGABYTE and ASUS have announced their intentions to join forces. Our questions are answered in an exclusive interview. | Aug 10, 2006 at 11:00 pm CDT

ViiV a-la ASUS, Core Duo N4L-VM DH Motherboard

ViiV a-la ASUS, Core Duo N4L-VM DH Motherboard

Our first look at Mobile on Desktop is from the ASUS N4L-VM DH with Intel ViiV certification and Core Duo CPU support. | May 18, 2006 at 11:00 pm CDT

First Looks from Taiwan - ABIT's new identity, AM2 stuff, etc

First Looks from Taiwan - ABIT's new identity, AM2 stuff, etc

We visit the ABIT HQ in Taiwan and take a look at some of their upcoming AM2 boards as well as their new brand identity. | May 2, 2006 at 11:00 pm CDT

First Looks from Taiwan - Gigabyte Socket AM2 Motherboard

First Looks from Taiwan - Gigabyte Socket AM2 Motherboard

Today we visited Gigabyte here in Taiwan and got some photos of their prototype AMD Socket AM2 motherboard. | Mar 2, 2006 at 11:00 pm CST

Gigabyte's push towards the gamer - G1975X on trial

Gigabyte's push towards the gamer - G1975X on trial

On the chopping block today is the Gigabyte G1975X motherboard. It is based on the 975X chipset and for the gamer. | Feb 2, 2006 at 11:00 pm CST

ASUS A8N32-SLI Overclocking with Corsair and OCZ

ASUS A8N32-SLI Overclocking with Corsair and OCZ

Our first article for 2006 goes deep into overclocking the ASUS A8N32-SLI motherboard with Corsair and OCZ memory. | Jan 3, 2006 at 11:00 pm CST

Gigabyte and TweakTown Giveaway - Show us your HTPC Mod!

Gigabyte and TweakTown Giveaway - Show us your HTPC Mod!

We've teamed up with our good friends at Gigabyte and Intel to giveaway some great prizes. | Dec 19, 2005 at 11:00 pm CST

ASUS K8N-DL Opteron Server Motherboard

ASUS K8N-DL Opteron Server Motherboard

Today we're taking a look at the ASUS K8N-DL. It's a server motherboard which supports two Dual Core Opteron processors. | Dec 17, 2005 at 11:00 pm CST

ASRock 939Dual-SATA2 Motherboard - An Upgrader's Dream

ASRock 939Dual-SATA2 Motherboard - An Upgrader's Dream

The ASRock 939Dual-SATA2 board is based on ULi's M1695 chipset and offers many features - it's an upgrader's dream. | Oct 13, 2005 at 11:00 pm CDT

Inside GIGABYTE - Australian Service Center Tour

Inside GIGABYTE - Australian Service Center Tour

GIGABYTE Australia was kind enough to let us inside their Melbourne service center to take a close look at their operation and just exactly what goes on inside. Armed with digital camera, we visited their office last week and will show you in pictorial form just what is involved in repairing a motherboard from start to finish. | Jun 28, 2005 at 11:00 pm CDT

VIA EPIA SP 1300 All-In-One - HTPC Dream and Car PC Paradise

VIA EPIA SP 1300 All-In-One - HTPC Dream and Car PC Paradise

Today we're taking a look at VIA's latest small form factor All-In-One EPIA motherboard, the SP 1300 based on the latest processors and chipsets to come from the VIA labs. This low power consumption platform with hardware MPEG-2 decoding and hardware MPEG-4 acceleration might just what you're looking for in a silent HTPC or car computer. Read on as we take a close look at the humble yet impressive EPIA SP 1300 All-In-One motherboard from VIA Technologies. | May 22, 2005 at 11:00 pm CDT

Premium Computing - Gigabyte K8NXP-SLI and 3D1 together

Premium Computing - Gigabyte K8NXP-SLI and 3D1 together

Today we check in with a look at Gigabyte's 3D1 combo package with includes the K8NXP-SLI motherboard based on nVidia's nForce4 SLI chipset along with the innovative Gigabyte 3D1 graphics card which places two GeForce 6600GT cores onto the single card which is able to produce some brilliant performance in current games. | Mar 7, 2005 at 11:00 pm CST

ABIT AA8 and AG8 - Intel Socket 775 in Style

ABIT AA8 and AG8 - Intel Socket 775 in Style

It is ABIT's turn in the spotlight today as we provide a look into two of their newest motherboards, the AA8 and AG8. Each are designed specifically to work with Intel's new Socket 775 processors along with DDR (on the AG8) and DDR-2 memory (on the AA8). After taking a look at both motherboards we compare the performance of each to determine which the best choice is. Intel 915 or 925X? Let's find out now! | Nov 16, 2004 at 11:00 pm CST

ATI and Pentium 4 - The Right Stuff?

ATI and Pentium 4 - The Right Stuff?

When it comes to chipsets for the Intel based processors, you have pretty much been limited to either VIA or Intel. Seems there is a new kid on the block lately, however, but it isn't a new name. Come join us as we take a look at some motherboards based on chipsets from ATI and we'll see if they have what it takes to be contenders in this highly prized and sought after market! | Oct 31, 2004 at 11:00 pm CST

AGP and DDR support with Socket 775 from ABIT and DFI

AGP and DDR support with Socket 775 from ABIT and DFI

You just went out and bought a brand spanking new and expensive AGP graphics card along with some low latency DDR memory which set you back quite a few dollars. Then next thing you hear Intel have launched a new CPU with a brand new socket. You don't cry as you would over split milk. Instead, you check out the options available from ABIT and DFI for AGP and DDR support with Socket 775. Wipe away those tears and read on! | Oct 20, 2004 at 11:00 pm CDT

Gigabyte Goodies - Making computing fun

Gigabyte Goodies - Making computing fun

We've got something a little different for you today. Cameron Johnson has checked in with a look at some of the latest toys and goodies to come from Gigabyte in Taiwan. We take a look at their wireless USB module, new 3D CPU coolers and their new front access device. Let the exploration begin! | Aug 23, 2004 at 11:00 pm CDT

Albatron KX600S Pro Motherboard - VIA KT600 Lives On

Albatron KX600S Pro Motherboard - VIA KT600 Lives On

We have the Albatron KX600S Pro motherboard on the test bench today. It is based on VIA's KT600 chipset for the Athlon XP processor. Albatron has provided a value based motherboard with overclocking on par with the likes of ASUS and ABIT. | May 5, 2004 at 11:00 pm CDT

Gigabyte does SiS - 655TX hits the shelves for Pentium 4

Gigabyte does SiS - 655TX hits the shelves for Pentium 4

We have another Gigabyte motherboard on the test bench today in the form of the 8S655TX Ultra. It is based on the new SiS 655TX chipset for the Pentium 4 including Prescott. We compare against Intel 875P and VIA PT880. | Apr 29, 2004 at 11:00 pm CDT

Gigabyte 8TRS300M Motherboard - ATI's first time Pentium 4 chipset

Gigabyte 8TRS300M Motherboard - ATI's first time Pentium 4 chipset

Gigabyte's 8TRS300M motherboard is on the test bench today. It is based on the ATI Radeon 9100IGP chipset for the Pentium 4 and offers the best integrated video performance we have seen to date. HTPC users should focus in on this one, overclockers should not. | Apr 5, 2004 at 11:00 pm CDT

MSI Mania - 3 of MSI's latest goodies

MSI Mania - 3 of MSI's latest goodies

Today we are taking a break from looking at the usual motherboard, video card or CPU and we've decided to look at three of MSI's latest PC goodies. Read on as we take a look at their USB Mega Stick, 8x DVD recorder and Wireless 11g equipment. | Feb 26, 2004 at 11:00 pm CST