Chipsets & Processors

Choosing the best motherboard and processor – AMD and Intel: Buyer’s Guide

2 August, 2011
If you're looking to give your system a bit of a speed boost, you could try adding a bit of extra memory ...


24 July, 2011
The MSI Z68A-GD65 motherboard is designed for Intel LGA1155 'Sandy Bridge' processors - very like ...

Foxconn H67S Mini-ITX motherboard

7 June, 2011
In the world of computing, as in so many other areas, size matters. Uniquely, however, it's a case of extremes: while some users are looking for the biggest beast they can possibly build, others want ...

Sapphire Pure Black P67 Hydra

20 May, 2011
It's been a while since Sapphire ventured into the motherboard market, but with the launch of AMD's Fusion and Intel's Sandy Bridge technology the company has decided to re-launch its motherboard ...

StarTech – 2-Port ExpressCard SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Adapter

7 March, 2011
Unless you have a very new notebook, the chances are it doesn't have USB 3.0 ports. Well, as you can guess from its mouthful of a name, the 2-Port ExpressCard SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Adapter is just the ...

Asus – P8P67 Deluxe Motherboard

2 March, 2011
Asus will be the first to admit that the launch of its motherboards for Intel's Socket 1156 processors fell short of perfection, allowing rivals Gigabyte and MSI to get an early foothold in the ...

Asus – P8P67-M Pro

17 February, 2011
The Asus P8P67-M Pro is a Micro-ATX motherboard that uses Intel's new P67 chipset, and supports the new range of second-generation LGA1155 Core i5/i7 processors, code-named 'Sandy Bridge'. What's new ...

MSI – Big Bang XPower

15 October, 2010
Although Intel's X58 chipset may be getting a bit long in the tooth - after all, it's been around for a couple of years - the original motherboards that used it are still potent boards, but they have ...

Asus – Crosshair IV Exteme

11 October, 2010
It's taken a while for Asus to launch a motherboard that has hybrid mix and match graphics card support, thanks to having Lucid's HydraLogix 200 chip onboard, to counter arch rival's MSI two recently ...

Gigabyte – GA-880GMA-UD2H

7 October, 2010
The Gigabyte GA-880GMA-UD2H follows a traditional formula for the type of highly integrated Micro-ATX motherboard that can sit at the heart of a relatively cheap PC. This Micro-ATX design uses an AMD ...

Asus – Rampage III Extreme

19 May, 2010
If you happen to wander past an Asus ROG (Republic Of Gamers) motherboard box on the shelf of your local computer shop and wonder why it's twice the size of a standard Asus motherboard, and in some ...