MSI Big Bang XPOWER @ Techware Labs

“Enthusiast motherboards are designed to squeeze every bit of performance out of your hardware. MSI releases their Big Bang XPOWER motherboard. Does it have the power to impress us, or will it just be another flash in the pan? Read on to find out.”

ASUS Rampage III Gene

ASUS Rampage III Gene @ TweakTown

“This time on the bench is the Rampage III Gene. The RIIIG (as we will call it moving forward) is the little brother to the Rampage III Extreme. It is an X58 based Micro ATX board with some of the same features of the much larger RIIIE. You also get a few extras that are not found on the RIIIE; these extras seem geared exactly towards the LAN party crowd.”

Foxconn H55MX-S

Foxconn H55MX-S @ iXBT Labs

“Foxconn H55MX-S is priced under the psychological threshold of $100. Naturally, it has but basic functionality and isn’t meant to be overclocked. At the same time, it has a few advantages you don’t normally find in products cheaper than a hundred bucks.”

Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD6

Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD6 @ PCStats

“Gigabyte’s flagship GA-P55-UD6 motherboard has just been ousted from its position as the company’s top Intel P55 Express-based platform! What could Gigabyte possibly replace this motherboard with… but itself? Meet the Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD6, a special revision of the original P55-UD6 motherboard that adds next generation features to Gigabyte’s already double-stuffed flagship motherboard.”

ASRock 890GM Pro3

ASRock 890GM Pro3 @ TweakTown

“ASRock claims that their 890GM Pro3 can do so and lists some other nice features to boot. Features like core unlocking, Turbo Core, Turbo overclock setting (Turbo30, 50 and 60) and more. You get all of this for only $117 from”

Gigabyte H55N-USB3

Gigabyte H55N-USB3 @ MadShrimps

“Gigabyte introduced a new ITX mainboard based on the H55 chipset that also features USB3.0 onboard. We tested the board to see if ITX boards are finally grown up and can be used to build an all-round system.”

Jetway NC63-330-LF

Jetway NC63-330-LF @ Modders

“Today we will be taking a look at the Jetway NC63-330-LF Mini ITX motherboard, which utilizes the Dual core Atom processor and the Nvidia ION chipset.”


ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3 @ Benchmark Reviews

“The AMD 880G Northbridge and SB850 Southbridge are two of the latest bits of chipset silicon designed to bolster AMD’s position in the mainstream PC market. They were released about a month apart this Spring, as part of a full line of 800-series chips, and ASUS wasted no time putting them into production.”

MSI Big Bang XPower

MSI Big Bang XPower @ PureOC

“Looking to build a monster Folding @ Home rig? This may be the board for you. MSI has fashioned the Big Bang XPower board for enthusiasts, as it’s built with six PCI Express slots, military-grade components, and OC Genie for some easy auto overclocking. Toss in a great price and you’ve got an awfully nice setup.”

Gigabyte 890FXA-UD5

Gigabyte 890FXA-UD5 @ Techgage

“In the market for a dual-GPU capable AMD motherboard, and one that’s capable of achieving some huge overclocks? Gigabyte has you covered, with its 890FXA-UD5. In addition to having native SATA 3.0 support, USB 3.0 support can also be found, along with 4 PCI-E x16 graphics slots, a near-perfect board design and good pricing.”