motherboard

  • Is the Asus Rampage III Extreme the best motherboard ever or overpriced hype?

    Is the Asus Rampage III Extreme the best motherboard ever or overpriced hype?

    Moments ago, in our chatroom, I said that, if I had the money, I’d buy two Asus Rampage III Extreme motherboards: one to use and one to hang on the wall like a diploma. That’s how great the thing looks. Never mind that, simply reading the stats, it’s one of the best motherboard money can buy as of today—it looks as if it was designed by an extraterrestrial being, one… Read More

  • Remote Wake coming to Intel motherboards

    Remote Wake coming to Intel motherboards

    You know Wake-on-LAN? Great tool for IT, but not for the general public. Enter Remote Wake from Intel. This feature takes WOL and ups the ante by allowing VoIP and media server programs to activate a sleeping computer. So if you have a Skype call from your buddy in Amsterdam while you and your computer is sleeping, the ‘puter will turn on and then wake you from your own slumber. Also… Read More

  • Very nice: Biostar's P45 mobo for the discerning overclocker

    Very nice: Biostar's P45 mobo for the discerning overclocker


    That’s-a sexy motherboard. Reminds me of my own, actually — I think it’s the unbelievably annoying placement and orientation of the six SATA connectors. It’s also got 10 USB ports like mine and the cooling system is similar. The P45 series will be the successor to my P35 so I’m not surprised they’re similar, but I don’t see any really… Read More

  • Next motherboard revisions of Xbox 360 will have 65 nm CPU, GPU

    [photopress:opus.jpg,full,center] The next two Xbox 360 motherboard revisions will be called Opus and Valhalla. Quick, somebody call CNN! Wanton speculation points to Valhalla being the final motherboard revision for the Xbox 360, though that depends on the further success of the console and what Microsoft has in store for the next generation Xbox. (Keep in mind the Xbox 360 will be three… Read More

  • Asus saving the world again with energy-efficient mobo

    Asus saving the world again with energy-efficient mobo

    Asus has some green ambitions. Last time it was bamboo laptops, now it’s power-saving mobos. Their P5E3 Premium mobo has all the features you’d want in a good motherboard (I can’t see how many SATA slots though) in addition to a new hardware power monitor that is said to increase energy efficiency by up to 50% and reduce consumption by up to 80%. Big claims for an as-yet… Read More

  • Sneak Peek: Asus Bearlake Motherboards

    Intel’s newest chipset, code name Bearlake, is still a few weeks away from an actual launch, but we’ve got some specs that you might find handy in case you’re pondering a new desktop in the near future. The P35 chipset is built on one of the 65nm process nodes and will undoubtedly hit the ground running on Core 2 microprocessors that require a 1,333MHz front side bus. The… Read More

  • VIA Intros World's Smallest x86 Mobo

    Are you ready…for the world’s smallest PC motherboard?! VIA has announced the VT6047 Pico-ITX full-featured world’s smallest x86 motherboard. The Pico-ITX is a mere 10cm x 7.2cm, which is significantly smaller than its predecessor that was 17cm x 17cm. VIA is known for its expertise and innovation at the silicon level because of the advances in power management, thermal… Read More