Motherboards

MSI Z170A MPOWER Gaming Titanium Review: Heavy Metal Magnificence

Once in a while you come across the sight of something that leaves you at a loss for words (in a good way).  Even if it is something you see…

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Gigabyte Z170X-Designare Review: A Playful Practicality

The majority of mainstream motherboards are priced under $200. When it comes to describing one situated north of this border, “practical” is not exactly the first word that comes to…

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Gigabyte Z170X-Ultra Gaming Review: Rebel Without a Pause

A motherboard’s identity is partly defined by marketing and partly defined by user judgment. For the Z170X-Ultra Gaming, being born as part of Gigabyte’s G1 line carries a certain expectation…

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EVGA X99 FTW K Motherboard Review

Most of EVGA’s products are no frill, hell on wheels,  performance yielding beasts. What I mean by that, is rarely do you see EVGA products with extra “features”. EVGA tends…

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Gigabyte X99 Phoenix SLI Motherboard Review

  With the release of Intel’s Broadwell-E CPU, motherboard manufacturers are starting to release their refreshed X99 motherboards. Gigabyte’s G1 motherboards are geared towards gamers, and the latest addition to…

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MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard Review

When choosing a motherboard, some users make their choice based on the extra features and overall look of the board while others choose boards based purely on speed and performance.…

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ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Gaming-ITX/AC Motherboard Review

It used to be that small form factor meant you would have to trade performance for size. Over the last few generations of motherboards and CPUs that stigma is changing.…

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Gigabyte Z170X-UD5 Motherboard Review: All Bases Covered

In fighting game circles, there is an interesting technique called “option select” which is essentially a combination of moves that guarantee the maximum possible best-case coverage depending on the scenario.…

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Biostar Z170X Gaming Commander Motherboard Review: A Measure of Control

How’s this for a controversial opinion: Brand names do not matter. Let me clarify what I mean before you grab pitchforks and rally in front of my house demanding for…

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Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming 7 Review: Everything and Then Some

As late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel recently found out, gamers simply cannot take a joke. With the fervor of millions of religious zealots, he received death threats and was…

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MSI B150A Gaming PRO Motherboard Review: Mixing Business with Pleasure

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…

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EVGA Z170 FTW Motherboard Review: An Overclocking Gambit

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…

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