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Gigabyte's C232 and C236 mobos blend work and play
— 5:58 AM on January 8, 2016

All the cool kids are releasing motherboards with Intel's C232 and C236 chipsets that blur the lines between work and play. It only...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

Asus adds two more RGB LED motherboards to its Aura series
— 10:04 PM on January 6, 2016

Like moths to a flame, motherboard manufacturers just can't seem to resist the allure of adding configurable RGB LEDs to their latest and greatest products....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

Biostar sticks a Type-R logo on its Racing Series mobos
— 9:38 AM on December 31, 2015

Biostar is adding a trio of motherboards to its lineup today under the Racing Series umbrella. The mobos are clad in a racing motif with...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

Asus goes all-out with its ROG Maximus VIII Formula motherboard
— 4:05 PM on December 30, 2015

Holy mother of heatsinks and SATA ports, we thank you for this motherboard we're about to cover. Asus has unleashed another Republic of Gamers motherboard...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

ASRock joins the Skylake Xeon fun with two C232 mobos
— 10:51 AM on December 28, 2015

Some mobo makers recently announced consumer-oriented models based on Intel's C232 chipset support, and ASRock is joining in on the fun. The firm...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

Biostar jumps on the locked-Skylake overclocking bandwagon
— 10:37 AM on December 23, 2015

ASRock isn't the only manufacturer allowing builders to overclock locked Skylake CPUs on its Z170 boards. Today, Biostar announced a BIOS update that enables this type...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

Asus' E3 Pro Gaming V5 mobo lets Xeons get their game on
— 7:28 PM on December 21, 2015

If you want to fuel your productivity with a Xeon E3-1200 v5 processor without also sacrificing your gaming thrills, Asus has a Christmas gift...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

MSI unveils two workstation motherboards for Skylake Xeons
— 11:10 AM on December 18, 2015

It’s always such a hassle when Santa puts a workstation processor in my Christmas stocking without leaving an appropriate motherboard under the tree. MSI is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

ASRock turns on Z170 overclocking for locked Skylake CPUs
— 10:29 AM on December 15, 2015

A couple days back, we covered some rumors about the possibility that locked Intel Skylake CPUs could be overclockable after all. That day is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

MSI's Eco motherboards let owners fine-tune power consumption
— 8:25 AM on November 27, 2015

While we Americans are still sleeping off our Thanksgiving celebrations, MSI has unveiled some Skylake-compatible updates to its Eco series of motherboards: the H170M...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

Asus B150 Pro Gaming/Aura mobo lights up budget builds
— 7:56 AM on November 11, 2015

Builders of Skylake-based budget systems already have no shortage of options, thanks to entry-level motherboards based on the B150 chipset. Asus is adding to...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

Asus expands ROG lineup with an over-the-top mobo and GTX 980 Ti
— 9:58 AM on November 9, 2015

Asus continues to expand the ranks of its Republic of Gamers legions. The latest recruits for the cause are the ROG Maximus VIII Extreme/Assembly...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards

MSI's Z170A SLI Plus motherboard is a man in black
— 7:45 AM on November 3, 2015

Lots of recent motherboards have decked-out color schemes with plenty of bling to catch the eye. MSI is taking the opposite approach with its

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

Gigabyte's GA-Z170X-Gaming 6 motherboard is back in black
— 9:42 AM on November 2, 2015

The higher-end members of Gigabyte's Z170 motherboard lineup tend to be decked out with sporty white plastic shrouds and RGB LED accents, but bright white...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

More Gigabyte Z170 mobos get Thunderbolt 3 with a BIOS update
— 8:40 AM on October 26, 2015

Gigabyte makes wide use of Intel's Alpine Ridge USB 3.1 controller chip on its H170 and Z170 motherboards, and that chip can double as a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

Gigabyte's C230-series mobos put E3-1200 v5 Xeons to work
— 7:54 AM on October 20, 2015

Intel's Skylake-based Xeon E3-1200 v5 CPUs aren't meant for consumer-focused chipsets like the Z170 or H170. Instead, those workstation CPUs need motherboards based on the workstation-focused...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Workstations

Biostar's Gaming H170T mobo and GTX 980 Ti keep it simple
— 7:47 AM on October 19, 2015

Biostar might not be the biggest dog in the motherboard world, but it still has a new trick or two to show off. The company's...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

Asus' Maximus VIII Extreme reaches for Skylake OC gold
— 8:09 AM on October 16, 2015

Asus has pulled out all the stops for what it calls its "flagship E-ATX motherboard" based on the Z170 chipset, the Republic of Gamers Maximus...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards