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First Looks: ASUS M5A97 EVO – Mainstream Evolution

First Looks: ASUS M5A97 EVO – Mainstream Evolution

At Computex, ASUS not only showcased its Intel-based motherboards, but also a slew of solutions from AMD. Among which are the boards based on the AMD 9 series of chipsets, the 990FX, 990X and the 970, which includes the M5A97 EVO mobo (AMD 970).

Preview: AMD A75 Motherboards

Preview: AMD A75 Motherboards

With AMD launching its desktop Llano APUs very soon, we take a look at the new A75 motherboards that will support these upcoming processors. Here are some examples of what you can expect from ASRock, ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI.

The ROG Session - An Interview with ASUS' Jackie Hsu

The ROG Session - An Interview with ASUS' Jackie Hsu

During our week at Computex Taipei, we managed to chat with ASUS' Jackie Hsu on the future of its ROG brand, the design process at ASUS and more. Read all about it here.

First Looks: Gigabyte GA-X58A-OC

First Looks: Gigabyte GA-X58A-OC

Gigabyte's GA-X58A-OC is an Intel X58-based motherboard that integrates exclusive features intended for overclockers: OC-VRM, OC-Cool, OC-Peg, and OC-DualBIOS. Intrigued? Find out more about this overclocking platform here.

Intel's Atom Tablets and Booth Highlights @ Computex 2011

Intel's Atom Tablets and Booth Highlights @ Computex 2011

Intel shared their vision of companion computing and their plans with the Atom platform. We also took a tour of Intel's booth.

Gigabyte's Intel X79 & AMD Llano Motherboards Sighted @ Computex 2011

Gigabyte's Intel X79 & AMD Llano Motherboards Sighted @ Computex 2011

Computex doesn't start till tomorrow but over at Gigabyte's booth that's still under construction, we managed to catch hold our first glimpses of motherboards based on the Intel X79 chipset for Sandy Bridge-E CPUs and AMD Llano CPUs. Check these out and more!

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.

Intel Z68 - The True Sandy Bridge Chipset

Intel Z68 - The True Sandy Bridge Chipset

The glitch that bugged Intel's Cougar Point chipsets may have taken most of the headlines, but Intel's P67 and H67 chipsets came with some unwelcome restrictions. Enter the Intel Z68 Express, which promises to be the superior Sandy Bridge chipset with its new Intel Smart Response Technology.

Z68 Preview: Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD7-B3

Z68 Preview: Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD7-B3

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With around two weeks to the official launch, Z68 motherboards are making their way to reviewers around the world. We take a quick look at Gigabyte's high-end Z68 offering, the GA-Z68X-UD7-B3.

Intel's Z68 Approaches - ASUS P8Z68-V PRO Preview

Intel's Z68 Approaches - ASUS P8Z68-V PRO Preview

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With its support for both embedded and discrete graphics and a new feature dubbed Intel Smart Response, the Intel Z68 Express is the chipset many enthusiasts feel should have been released with the Sandy Bridge processors earlier this year. Is it really the case? We preview the ASUS P8Z68-V PRO.

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