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AMD 990FX Preview - Waiting for Bulldozer

AMD 990FX Preview - Waiting for Bulldozer

AMD's hopes for the desktop market are in the hands of its upcoming next-gen CPU architecture, codenamed Bulldozer. While speculation continues over whether the new processors will be delayed, the supporting motherboards are coming out as scheduled. Here's our preview of three AMD 990FX boards from ASUS, ECS and MSI.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 - Plugging the Mainstream Gap

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 - Plugging the Mainstream Gap

NVIDIA started 2011 with a bang when it introduced the GTX 560 Ti. Now, the company has followed up with the GTX 560, the successor to the phenomenal GTX 460. Can the new GPU plug the hole in NVIDIA's lineup between the 560 Ti and the 550 Ti?

Intel P67 Shootout - The Top Guns

Intel P67 Shootout - The Top Guns

Bought a new Sandy Bridge processor recently and raring to overclock it? We tested five premium Intel P67 motherboards from the industry's biggest players - ASRock, ASUS, ECS, Gigabyte and MSI. Find out which emerged top of the class.

Intel H67 Motherboard Roundup - Four of a Kind

Intel H67 Motherboard Roundup - Four of a Kind

Yes, we know all about the glitch affecting Intel's 6 series chipsets for Sandy Bridge processors. It's disappointing to have to wait for the newer, revised motherboards, but that just means more time to do proper research. To help you pick your next mainstream H67 motherboard, here's our small roundup.

Intel P67 Roundup - The Mainstream Invasion

Intel P67 Roundup - The Mainstream Invasion

It's the start of the Sandy Bridge era and to help you decide on which mainstream motherboard to select for this new platform, we look at six Intel P67 motherboards from the likes of ASRock, ASUS, ECS, Gigabyte, Intel and MSI.

GeForce GTS 450 Roundup Part 2 - New Additions Reviewed

GeForce GTS 450 Roundup Part 2 - New Additions Reviewed

It's been a month since the launch of the GeForce GTS 450 and NVIDIA's partners have come up with more custom editions. Today, we take a look at the five newest to hit the market from ECS, EVGA, Gigabyte, Leadtek and last but not least, Palit's ultra-compact card.

GeForce GTX 460 Roundup Part 2 - Mainstream Bonanza

GeForce GTX 460 Roundup Part 2 - Mainstream Bonanza

The GeForce GTX 460 has been a massive hit for the company in the green and in part two of our GTX 460 roundup, we take a look at five fine examples from ECS, Gainward, Manli, MSI and Palit.

A Trio of AMD 890GX Boards - More Mainstream AMD Madness

A Trio of AMD 890GX Boards - More Mainstream AMD Madness

As AMD prepares its own 6-core desktop processor for launch, we take on another bunch of AMD 890GX motherboards from ASUS, ECS and Jetway to find out which mainstream 890GX board is for you.

Intel P55 Motherboard Shootout - The New Mainstream

Intel P55 Motherboard Shootout - The New Mainstream

With the new mainstream Lynnfield processors lowering the price of entry for Intel's current platform, it's time to look at the rest of the supporting cast. Today, we bring together five of the top P55 motherboards from major vendors to find out which one deserves to be in your next PC.

Triple Mainstream AMD 785G Roundup

Triple Mainstream AMD 785G Roundup

The heir to the popular mainstream AMD 780G chipset, the 785G has arrived but it appears to have kept with the status quo. Can these three new motherboards from ASUS, ECS and Gigabyte convince us otherwise? We take these boards for a spin in our lab and paint the results for you.