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A motherboard is one of the most critical components in any PC to get right. Nearly everything in a modern PC is connected directly to the motherboard, CPU, RAM, GPU, Drives, USB Ports, Audio cables, and so on, so it’s pretty important you get something reliable and with enough features and connections for everything you need. The Flip side of that coin is the staggering selection of boards out there, with literally hundreds of choices, some costing more than a mortgage payment on a house, how does a gamer decide what to get? MSI has broken their new lineups into 3 new categories to help you narrow it down.
Sometimes you want to gaming features, without paying the gaming premium. What if you just need something simple, but you don’t want to sacrifice the aesthetic of a gaming motherboard? Well Biostar may have the solution to your problem with their Racing B150GT5 motherboard.
Let me cut to the chase, black is mean and black is most definitely cool. Somethings just had to be black to be correct. Whether it was Darth Vader, a leather jacket, or the 1986/87 Buick Grand National; there are just somethings that just would not look as mean or as cool if they were not black.
With the release of Intel’s Broadwell-E processors motherboard manufactures have been refreshing their X99 lines to meet demand for the newest features on the almost 2 year old platform. At the same time, to celebrate its 30th anniversary, Gigabyte renewed the iconic blue color scheme. The marriage has resulted in Gigabyte’s new X99-Designare EX motherboard, which is a part of the new Designare series, aimed at content creators.
Here at Pro Clockers we have reviewed quite a few motherboards over the years. I alone have reviewed close to thirty. Despite all these numerous reviews, we rarely get an opportunity to review motherboards that are not aimed towards the enthusiast market. Today is one of those rare occasions though, as we have the ASRock E3V5 WS for review.
Gigabyte has decided to expand their Gaming line to the AMD 900 series AM3+ platform. Our first sample of this new line was the 970-Gaming SLI we reviewed a short time ago. Now we have an opportunity to review the flagship of the Gigabyte AMD 900 series AM3+ Gaming line the 990FX-Gaming. All in all there are quite a few new features to get excited about, many of which are common to recent Intel motherboards, but are new to the world of AMD motherboards.
Gigabyte has decided to expand their Gaming line to the AMD 900 series AM3+ platform. Our first sample of this line is the 970-Gaming SLI. Many of the Gaming line features that we have seen on their Intel platform motherboards have found their way to these new AMD motherboards.