ASRock’s AM5 launch lineup detailed with a total of five X670E motherboards

ASRock has been in business for 20 years now, and to celebrate the launch of AMD’s AM5 platform they are launching a custom motherboard; the X670E Taichi Carrara. Alongside the Carrara is the non-Carrara X670E Taichi, the mainstay of ASRock’s lineup. ASRock launched a total of five X670E motherboards, which is the most we have […]

GIGABYTE’s X670E Aorus Xtreme and X670E Aorus Master detailed

GIGABYTE is ready to launch its top tier X670E motherboards the X670E Aorus Xtreme and X670E Aorus Master. Let’s take a look at what GIGABYTE has to deliver by looking at slides recently presented at AMD’s Next Frontier of Ryzen Motherboards webinar. GIGABYTE started out by detailing their powerful voltage regulator solution for the new […]

ASUS AM5 Crosshair X670E Extreme and Crosshair X670E Hero detailed

ASUS debuted two motherboard models during the AMD X670 webinar; the ROG Crosshair X670E Extreme and the Crosshair X670E Hero. We will talk about them in more detail here, but for those who have been searching Google for information on the Crosshair IX Hero might want to instead Google “Crosshair X670E Hero” as ASUS has […]

Next Generation AM5 motherboard design basics revealed by AMD

AMD’s AM5 chipset motherboards are right around the corner and support the Ryzen 7000-series Zen 4 CPUs that are set to launch soon. Let’s take a look at the design basics of the new platform. The AM5 platform ushers in a new era of AMD high performance computing. While we have seen multiple chipsets for […]

GIGABYTE Z490 Aorus Xtreme Review (Teardown and Physical)

Today we are going to venture into the world of extremely high-end Z490 motherboards. We will specifically examine GIGABYTE’s Z490 Aorus Xtreme. Priced between $500-$700 depending on the condition and seller of the motherboard, the Xtreme model is the best of the best when it comes to GIGABYTE’s Z490 offerings. It’s loaded with features, many […]

ASRock Z490 Taichi Physical Review

Today we are going to take a look at the build and brawn of the Z490 Taichi. The ASRock Taichi series motherboards have typically been enthusiast motherboards with straightforward features, but this particular chipset series has a lot of interesting capabilities. Let’s take a look! The box is typical of the recent Taichi series motherboards […]

Supermicro C9Z490-PGW / PG Physical Review

Supermicro has a long and dedicated history to enterprise class datacenter and consumer hardware, and today they are no different. Specializing in high-end products, the SuperO brand brings server-grade components and engineering to consumers at a reasonable price. For the Z490 chipset, SuperO products focus on the high-end, including the C9Z490-PG and the C9Z490-PGW, the […]

Throwback: GIGABYTE’s X58A-OC Glamour Gallery

Recently, while roaming GIGABYTE’s official Facebook page, I saw they shared one of my glamour shots used in an older review of the iconic X58A-OC. I decided to upload a set of my older pictures, which I think are the best I ever took of the motherboard so we can see where GIGABYTE first started […]

GIGABYTE Z490 Aorus Master Physical Review

Today we will take a look at the Z490 Aorus Master. It is a formidable motherboard for anyone looking for a great, tough, high-end motherboard for their 10th and future 11th generation Intel processors. Our giveaway of this motherboard can be found here! The box is very typical of Aorus products, not too much to […]