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MSI B150A Gaming PRO Motherboard Review: Mixing Business with Pleasure

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Intel provides the B150 chipset as an entry-level business solution that will most likely be used for something boring like spreadsheets and countless hours in Farmville when the boss isn’t looking. However, mainboard manufacturer MSI has a different vision for the chipset. Seeing an opportunity ...

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EVGA Z170 FTW Motherboard Review: An Overclocking Gambit

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It is called a motherboard for its encompassing domesticity as a hub of function and like its biological counterpart, a motherboard is judged by her matronly efforts to maintain a stable environment and realize the potential of those she houses. This applies to motherboard expandability ...

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Biostar N3150NH Mini-ITX Motherboard Review: Passive Progressive

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Computers have become so ubiquitous in daily life that it is absurd to think that the very concept of having one in every household was considered a joke a mere 35-years ago. Back then, the concept of personal computing, let alone connected computing, was difficult ...

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Asrock Z97 Extreme 4 Motherboard Review: Bang-for-Buck Beast

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Often times when one makes the effort to provide everything to everybody, the end result is a lot less fulfilling than just simply going for a niche. Unfortunately for motherboard manufacturers, attempting to provide everything to everybody is a must when it comes to designing ...

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MSI X99A Gaming 9 ACK Motherboard Review

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Have you ever purchased a product, installed and used it for a while, and said to yourself “Man, I wish it had X (as a feature)”? Not that said product is bad or doesn’t function just that it wasn’t quite as “future proof” as you ...

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Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5P Motherboard Review

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Gigabyte has one of the largest selections of X99 motherboards. A quick search on their website yields a result of 16 motherboards across three lines. Gigabyte recently released their Champion series. The Champion series of motherboards include four models and have been designed to get ...

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Gigabyte X99M Gaming 5 Motherboard Review

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There is no doubt that the Haswell-E and X99 are high-performance computing platform parts. With 40 lanes of PCIe available on all but the lowest Haswell-E CPU, quad x8 SLI or Crossfire becomes a reality so does a large(ish) case in order to fit all ...

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Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 Review

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Long are the days of the SUPER TOWER chassis being the king of the gamers den, in the past few years the SFF (Small Form Factor) has taken over the market. This is not only due to the compact size of mATX and ITX but ...

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MSI 970 GAMING Motherboard Review

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Trying to play catch up with the latest and greatest will cost you a pretty penny. The average enthusiast tries to acquire the best technologies for cheap; the same goes for gamers since most everyone wants to save money. If your budget is a little over ...

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EVGA X99 Classified Motherboard Review Featuring Kingston Hyper-X Fury DDR4 2400MHz

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In the latter part of 2014 and with great fanfare, Intel launched their new i7 Extreme line of CPUs. Along with the new CPUs came a new socket and a long awaited chipset: the X99. EVGA has long been associated with manufacturing some of the ...

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