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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.
The Z170A Krait Gaming 3X is the first opportunity that we have had to review a MSI motherboard in quite some time. MSI’s Krait series has proven to be quite popular and one look at the black and white color scheme, it is easy to see why. The Z170A Krait Gaming 3X has a long list of features to back up those good looks as well.
Plan on building an Intel 1151 gaming machine but on a budget? Intel's B150 chipset offers good hardware support without the hefty price tag most Z170 motherboards have. The B150 chipset offers what an average gamer need without going overboard. If you are looking for a good motherboard for your gaming build, you might want to check out the MSI B150M Mortar motherboard. Follow us as we check it out today.