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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Abit
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Introduction and Specification

The Abit AV8 may not be heavy on features, but it is heavy on overclocking and tweaking. If that interests you, chances are you'll want the AV8 for your upcoming Athlon 64 system.

Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Soyo
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Introduction & VIA KT880 Chipset

Soyo's SY-KT880 Dragon 2 goes head to head against the nForce 2 Ultra400. Does it have the spirit to become the Socket A champion? Come and see in our first look at a VIA KT880 motherboard here on PCPerspective.

Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: General
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Introduction

We compare 4 different nForce 2 Ultra400 motherboards and show you how they can fit into your next budget system.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Asus
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Introduction and Specification

The first recipient of PCP's Editor's Choice Award is this LGA775 motherboard from Asus. See why combining 3 networks, 8 SATA and more means users get what they want!

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: MSI
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Introduction

MSI has the first board for the 939-pin Athlon 64 processors we have reviewed here at PC Perspective. Find out the ins and outs!

Abit KV8 Pro &more

Subject: Motherboards | July 2, 2004 - 02:30 PM |
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If you are needing an upgrade, but the prices of a 939 cpu put you off, you might want to check out this review of a relatively inexpensive Socket 754 solution. Decent overclocking and great game performance doesn't require a fortune.

Quote: "We've just posted a review of Abit's K8T800 Pro powered socket 754
motherboard, the K8V Pro.

Source: HotHardware

Socket 775 Alderwood / Grantsdale & more

Subject: Motherboards | June 23, 2004 - 12:16 AM |
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X-Bit labs has posted this article comparing the new Intel socket and Alderwood/Grantsdale chipsets to the competition. Be sure and check out our review for comparison.

Quote: "During this test session we will study the performance of the new LGA775 platform from Intel and will compare the speed of new LGA775 processors running on i925T Express platform with that of the Socket 478 processors running on an i875P platform.

Source: X-Bit Labs

More on the death of the BIOS

Subject: Motherboards | June 18, 2004 - 03:16 PM |
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The Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) is being proposed as the new alternative to the old BIOS.  The BIOS sufferes from many limitations, which have been spotlighted by the advent of more readily available 64bit proccessors.  kernelthread.com takes a look at the issues and benefits of this new firmware interface for motherboards.

 

In a "modern" setting, the old-fashioned BIOS has severe limitations, even though it has seen numerous tweaks, impr

Source: kernelthread

Socket 754 roundup &more

Subject: Motherboards | June 10, 2004 - 10:07 PM |
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If the initial prices on 939 boards and chips has you scared off, you might take a look at this roundup of 5 of the more affordable socket 754 boards. Going through the review you'll no doubt notice the similar performance on benchmarks.