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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: AMD
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690G Til Now

The AMD 790GX chipset is aimed at creating a new enthusiast level of product that should be far more accessible to regular people, both in terms of price and the ability to wring every spare MHz of performance out of the latest generation of AMD processors. While it succeeds in some areas, it is weighed down by some extraneous baggage that may not make it as appealing as AMD hoped to its targeted market.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Gigabyte
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Introduction

GIGABYTE produces several models with the P45 chipset. For this particular review, we will be taking a look at the GIGABYTE GA-EP45-DS3R (DDR2) version. This is one of GIGABYTE’s mainstream P45 variants. The board is stuffed full of hardware and software features, including their DES (dynamic energy saver) with 6-gears. There's the standard “Ultra Durable 2” moniker, which according to GIGABYTE stands for excellent stability and longevity. Does this board stack up in the current mainstream market? Read on to find out.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Elitegroup
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Introduction

Today we will be looking at ECS’s P45 powerhouse, the ECS Black Series P45T-A. The board arrives in a fantasy themed box, and features a nice slick black PCB. The “Black Series” is the ECS moniker that is supposed to stand for ECS’s new focus on an enthusiast product line. ECS has long been a OEM powerhouse, but they have often failed to crack the DIY enthusiast level market. Does this board succeed? Read on to find out.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Gigabyte
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Introduction

GIGABYTE produces several models with the P45 chipset, among these are the GA-EP45T DQ6 (DDR3) and GA-EP45 DQ6 (DDR2). For this particular review, we will be taking a look at the GIGABYTE GA-EP45 DQ6 (DDR2) version. This is one of GIGABYTE’s higher end P45 variants. The board is stuffed full of hardware and software features, including their DES (dynamic energy saver) with 6-gears.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Intel
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Nehalem Motherboards Appear

Want to see what the future of Intel motherboards looks like? We have gathered some pictures of the first set of Nehalem platform system boards for your perusal. See bow three-channel memory and quad PCIe slots will look in your box next year.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Elitegroup
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Introduction and Specifications

ECS sent over our first AMD 780G motherboard that comes in a full ATX form factor that should appeal to many users at first glance. Can the ECS A780GM-A motherboard really appeal to users that want integrated graphics and those looking for a more enthusiast friendly AMD solution?

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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The NVIDIA 700a Series of Chipsets

The nForce 780a SLI chipset has been on the verge of release many times over the past several months but there was always something pushing it back. Now NVIDIA is finally ready to unveiling their first updated AMD-platform chipset in years and the ASUS M3N-HT Deluxe is the first board on the chopping block.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Gigabyte
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Introduction and Specifications

Gigabyte brings the first X48 motherboard to our testing lab and shows what the updated Intel chipset can do. They are also introducing a new energy saving technology on this and other Gigabyte motherboards so come see if it lives up to the claims.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: eVGA
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Introduction and 790i Features

NVIDIA is on a tear with new product releases this month and their next offering is a new core logic chipset for Intel processors called the nForce 790i Ultra SLI. Yes, both Ultra and SLI. Adding DDR3 and native PCI Express support this new chipset from NVIDIA could be the best yet.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Intel
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Intel Skulltrail Platform

Intel's Skulltrail platform has been gallivanting around the tech world for quite some time starting in early 2007 but now Intel is ready to unveiling it as the ultimate enthusiast platform. Ready for eight cores and four GPUs or power?

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: XFX
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Introduction and Specifications

NVIDIA is updating their Intel-platform chipset series with the nForce 780i SLI. It offers 3-Way SLI, ESA support, great overclockability but still uses DDR2 memory. This makes for a slightly less exciting platform, but definitely a cheaper one.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Gigabyte
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Introduction, Features and Specifications

Intel's G33 chipset is a great option for users either looking for a low total system cost or maybe the beginnings of an HTPC or SFF system. Come in and read how the Gigabyte GA-G33M-S2H board could work for you.

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Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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Can NVIDIA Revolutionize your PC?

NVIDIA is attempting to introduce a new standard for communications between your system and devices like your power supply, water cooler and even your chassis! What for you may ask? The Enthusiast System Architecture looks to help you get the most from your system.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Asus
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Introduction and Specifications

The Asus P5E3 Deluxe WiFi is one of the most intriguing motherboards to hit the market in some time with a combination of three PCIe x16 slots, DDR3 memory support, great overclocking options and even an embedded Linux OS!

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Manufacturer: Gigabyte
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The Intel X38 Chipset

Intel unleashes their new X38 chipset for enthusiast platforms and Gigabyte has the first one to hit our test benches. See if the first PCI Express 2.0 motherboard is worth your money and if Intel can compete with NVIDIA's high end chipsets.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Asus
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Introduction

The Blitz Formula motherboard is the latest from Asus' Republic of Gamers lineup and offers up some fancy features not yet seen on a P35-based solution. How does having the highest overclock we've yet seen as well as having an optional watercooled north bridge sound to you?

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: XFX
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Layout and Features

XFX sent along their nForce 680i SLI to show off the support for Intel's new 1333 MHz FSB processors -- of course we had to overclock it and see how it performed. Should this be your next upgrade motherboard?

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Elitegroup
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Introduction and Specifications

ECS produced products have widely been considered non-enthusiast market material for some time. Lately, ECS has moved to target the high end market, with improved products making them more attractive to the enthusiasts. The ECS KN3SLI2 is one of their products attempting to fit this mold for the AMD AM2 processors.

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Manufacturer: Gigabyte
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The AMD 690 Chipset Gets Updated

AMD has brought their 690G chipset back up with an updated BIOS that improves performance as well as overclocking ability. With an adequate CPU, you can also use this low-cost solution for HD-DVD and Blu-ray!

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Gigabyte
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Introduction and Specifications

GIGABYTE produces motherboards based on just about every chipset and socket configuration available for market use. In this case, we will be reviewing the GA-M57SLI-S4 motherboard featuring the nForce 570 chipset for socket AM2.