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ASUS to Lower Motherboard Prices

ASUS Z97-A

ASUS, the world’s current leading motherboard manufacturer known for their cutting edge Republic of Gamer series is slashing prices on their motherboard line to maintain market lead, according to Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) reports. The prices are to be dropped by 5-10% to reach ASUS’ targeted aim of 22.1 million units sold by the end of 2014, current ASUS motherboards ... Read More »

ASUS Z97 Sabertooth MARK1 Motherboard Review

There are many times that products are too specialized for widespread usage, but it is a much more common situation to see items that have the exact opposite problem. In the world of consumerism, it is natural for companies to try to make a product as appealing to as many people as they can, and often try to achieve this ... Read More »

Asus Xonar DGX 5.1

Recently there has been a debate about whether modern motherboards are able to produce audio quality that matches dedicated sound cards for gaming and listening to music. This can be largely subjective, as some users report hearing no difference whatsoever, whilst others swear by dedicated audio solutions. For the purposes of recording and studio production, dedicated sound cards and interfaces ... Read More »

ASUS A88X-Pro FM2+ Motherboard Review

ASUS A88x-Pro

It is best to gauge a motherboard manufacturer’s capabilities not at their worst or even at their best, but at a crossroad where their design and manufacturing philosophy is put in a scenario that would force them to decide what compromise (if any) is necessary to be competitive. With the availability of the latest AMD APUs, it seems that now ... Read More »

ASUS Xonar U7 7.1 USB Sound Card Review

ASUS’ Xonar U7 has been created in order to capitalize upon the lack of quality audio solutions in many of today’s, small form factor PCs, notebooks, convertible tablets and other mobile devices. With the standard desktop and high end gaming notebook segments already saturated with excellent sound solutions, it was time to once again look at an “outside the box” ... Read More »

ASUS Z97-A Motherboard Review

ASUS Z97-A Motherboard

It was a mystery to me why most budget and value oriented motherboards looked awful but then I realized that good looking motherboards are actually rare. Not that it truly matters and it is the performance that counts but to say that looks do not factor in to our motherboard buying decisions is a lie. It would also be nice ... Read More »

Asus X79 Deluxe Motherboard ‹ Hardware-360

Looking at a $325 price tag may seem steep compared to the Z87 platform but we have seen some X79 motherboards priced over $400 making it a fair value. Taking Asus attention to detail and the prowess of the performance here, the Asus X79 Deluxe easily earns Hardware 360′s Editors Choice Award. Asus X79 Deluxe Motherboard ‹ Hardware-360. Read More »