Asus Z97 Motherboards Revealed – Includes Asus Z97-WS, Z97 Deluxe, Z97-Pro, Z97-A and Z97I Plus Mini ITX

Asus Z97 Deluxe motherboard

The entire Asus Z97 legacy motherboard lineup has also been revealed, together with the Asus TUF Z97 series and ROG Z97 series. There are a total of 5 motherboards in the legacy Z97 lineup, from a mini ITX motherboard up to a fully featured workstation board. However, I noticed that there is no Micro ATX …

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Asus TUF Z97 Motherboards Revealed – Includes Sabertooth Z97 Mark I, Sabertooth Z97 Mark 2 and Asus Gryphon Z97

Asus TUF Sabertooth Z97 Mark 1 specs

Aside from the Asus ROG Z97 lineup, the next generation Asus TUF or “The Ultimate Force” has also been revealed way ahead of its official launch date. The new TUF Z97 lineup includes Asus Sabertooth Z97 Mark 1, Asus Sabertooth Z97 Mark 2 and Asus Gryphon Z97 motherboards. Check out more details regarding these upcoming …

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Asus ROG Z97 Motherboards Revealed – Includes Asus Maximus VII Gene, Asus Maximus VII Hero and ROG Maximus VII Ranger

Asus ROG Z97 Maximus VII Hero

The time of Z97 is almost upon us, for another set of high end Z97 motherboards have been revealed recently, this time it’s from Asus. The first three Asus ROG Z97 motherboards recently leaked are the Asus Maximus VII Gene, Asus ROG Maximus VII Hero and the Asus Maximus VII Ranger (a new name in …

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Entire MSI Z97 Gaming Motherboard lineup Revealed – From Full ATX to Mini-ITX, Plus an H97 Gaming Motherboard

MSI Z97 Gaming 9 AC Specs

Just before its official release date, the entire MSI Z97 GAMING motherboard lineup was revealed. The lineup includes the MSI Z97 Gaming 9 AC (the Gaming flagship motherboard); MSI Z97 Gaming 7, MSI Z97 Gaming 5, MSI Z97 Gaming 3, (the three mid-range Gaming motherboards); and MSI Z97I Gaming, the mini ITX variant. In addition …

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MSI Z97 XPOWER AC and MPOWER MAX Features Revealed – Supports Delid Haswell CPUs

MSI Z97 XPOWER AC Delid Die Guard Feature

One of the major problems of the Intel Hawell processors is its poor packaging and the thermal compound used between the die and heat spreader. As a result, many enthusiasts and overclockers are left with a dangerous decision to delid their Intel Haswell processors. Luckily, MSI’s upcoming next generation motherboard – the MSI Z97 XPOWER …

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MSI B85M GAMING and B85I GAMING Motherboards Unleashed – See Specs, Price and Availability

msi b85i gaming packaging

MSI has recently unleashed their latest mid-range Gaming series motherboards featuring Intel’s B85 Express chipset – the MSI B85M Gaming and MSI B85I Gaming. Aside from the full ATX MSI B85-G43 Gaming that is now available, MSI has expanded their B85 Gaming series to smaller form factors such as Micro ATX and Mini ITX. Both …

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A First Look at Z97 Motherboards – MSI Z97 Gaming, Gigabyte Z97 G1 Killer and GA-Z97X-UD5H and EVGA Z97 Classified

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A few weeks ago, we feature the upcoming MSI Z97 Gaming 7 and Gaming 3 prototype motherboards. After that more manufacturers, like Gigabyte and EVGA, also teased their upcoming Z97 motherboards featuring the latest Intel 9 Series chipset, designed for the upcoming Intel Haswell Refresh and Devil’s Canyon processors. Aside from MSI, Gigabyte also teased …

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Asus B85-PRO GAMER Motherboard Unleashed – Features SupremeFX, GameFirst II and More!

Asus B85-Pro Gamer

Asus has recently announced one of their first “Gamer” series motherboard – the Asus B85-PRO Gamer, featuring an Intel B85 chipset and other essential features that most gamers would need. It also features a Black-Red color scheme and different heatsink design, unique from the Asus ROG and Z87 (Black-Gold) motherboards. The Asus B85-Pro Gamer features …

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