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ASUS Striker Extreme (NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI)

ASUS Striker Extreme (NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI)

10.0

The ASUS Striker Extreme scores perfect marks in all categories as one of the most complete and robust boards we've come to test, leaving almost nothing to be desired. However, its price is beyond what some might consider reasonable. Well, at least you get to dream about it. Read on.

Foxconn G9657MA-8EKRS2H (Intel G965)

Foxconn G9657MA-8EKRS2H (Intel G965)

8.0

The Foxconn G9657MA-8EKRS2H is a great microATX motherboard for anyone looking to build a compact PC, but unwilling to sacrifice features and storage performance. With the latest chipset and full CPU support, it can even match features with larger ATX boards. Read all about it here.

ECS PN2 SLI2+ (NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI)

ECS PN2 SLI2+ (NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI)

8.0

From ECS comes another top-range nForce 680i SLI motherboard. The PN2 SLI2+ is unlike the regular Extreme series as ECS opts to market a reference NVIDIA board instead. The good news is that users can look forward to an overclocking BIOS, robust performance and full features.

OCZ Summit 2006 APAC - Memory, Motherboards and More Overclocking Goodness

OCZ Summit 2006 APAC - Memory, Motherboards and More Overclocking Goodness

Avid overclockers can look forward to the arrival of OCZ Technology in APAC. Fresh from the OCZ Summit in Taipei, witness massive overclocking with the new FlexXLC RAM, a hush-hush announcement by OCZ and grab sneak peeks at ASUS and Gigabyte's latest unreleased motherboards.

Biostar TF680i SLI Deluxe (NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI)

Biostar TF680i SLI Deluxe (NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI)

8.0

Biostar brings us one of the first nForce 680i SLI motherboards to make it into our labs. The TF680i SLI Deluxe comes with all the bells and whistles you'd expect from an enthusiast board and then some. Has NVIDIA pulled through with the new nForce 680i SLI? You'll have to find out inside.

NVIDIA nForce 600i Series - Intel Platform Core Logic Technology Overview

NVIDIA nForce 600i Series - Intel Platform Core Logic Technology Overview

The highly anticipated nForce 600i series of chipsets for the Intel platform have been released by NVIDIA with promises of extreme overclocking support for the Core 2 Duo. 1333MHz FSB and DDR2-1200 are only the highlights of the nForce 680i SLI, but what else is there? Find out inside.

ASUS P5N32-SLI Premium (nForce 590 SLI Intel Edition - Core 2 Ready)

ASUS P5N32-SLI Premium (nForce 590 SLI Intel Edition - Core 2 Ready)

8.0

NVIDIA's nForce 590 SLI chipset finally makes its way into the Intel platform after a long wait and ASUS is the first manufacturer to let us have a taste of high-end SLI x16 goodness with the P5N32-SLI Premium. Can the board take on the likes of the P5W DH Deluxe or P5B Deluxe? Find out inside.

ECS NFORCE 570 SLIT-A (NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI Intel Edition - Core 2 Ready)

ECS NFORCE 570 SLIT-A (NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI Intel Edition - Core 2 Ready)

7.0

CS has updated their exceptional budget board - the C19-A SLI - with new Core 2 Duo support. Tagged as the NFORCE 570 SLIT-A, it gets a new name, but it is essentially the same board beneath. If you need SLI support on the cheap, this may be a good place to start your hunt.

Foxconn 975X7AB-8EKRS2H (Intel 975X Express - Core 2 Ready)

Foxconn 975X7AB-8EKRS2H (Intel 975X Express - Core 2 Ready)

8.0

Foxconn's upgraded Intel 975X Express motherboard now features Core 2 and DDR2-800 support. The 975X7AB-8EKRS2H has all the good things going for it as far as an enthusiast should be concerned about: price, performance and features, though setting up can be a tricky affair.

ABIT AW9D-MAX (Intel 975X Express - Core 2 Ready)

ABIT AW9D-MAX (Intel 975X Express - Core 2 Ready)

9.0

ABIT is back into making quality motherboards if their latest AW9D-MAX is to be any indication. This 975X Express Core 2 ready motherboard is designed for the gaming crowd with customized features and great performance. The AW9D-MAX is what some might call 'Da Bomb!'

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