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One of the most important components of a high performance rig is a quality motherboard. ProClockers has a large library of unbiased motherboard reviews in today's top form factors from the industries top manufacturers. Whether you are looking for ATX motherboard reviews, ITX motherboard reviews, or mini-ATX motherboard reviews, we have you covered.

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on Saturday, July 2, 2011 - 8:00am

ASUS Maximus IV ExtremeThere is a lot offered by the Maximus IV Extreme in addition to the support of Intel's Sandy Bridge processor and SATA-III, thanks to the P67 chip. It also packs incredible cooling, extreme performance and an over-abundance of overclocking options (if there is such a thing). For those that have the budget for such a powerful motherboard like the Maximus IV Extreme, the sky truly is the limit. We can't wait to put the board through it's paces, so lets get on with the show!

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on Sunday, June 26, 2011 - 4:11am

Asrock Z68 Pro3-MThe Z68 Pro3 M is an abridged version of the Pro3. Bother motherboards offers four DIMM slots, a single PCIe x16 slot, RAID support and amongst of common features. But the Pro3 M shaved off some weight and size. The Pro3 M is a mATX board that also offers what the Z68 is known for and that is Lucid’s Virtu video support and Intel’s Smart Response technology. The Z68 chipset in a microATX form could be the beginning of an ultimate HTPC system.

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on Friday, June 24, 2011 - 6:08pm

Gigabyte Z68X-UD3HToday, we will be taking a look at Gigabyte's mid-range Z68 board entitled the Z68X-UD3H. Granted, the Z68 is not much more than hyped up hybrid version of the P67+H67 chipsets, but unlike most things you think of that are hybrid it is not some scaled back product. No sir, it pulls no punches and takes full advantage of what people have come to know the the P67 and H68 chipsets for, but also offering some new goodies like Intel's Smart Response Technology and the new Lucid Virtu software. Read on as we explore one of Gigabyte's entrants to the Z68, while see if it stacks up to all we hope and expect from it.

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on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 6:27am

Asrock Z68 Extreme4Yet, with the way Intel operates, we knew that a new chipset was right around the corner. Around said corner we have come and so has that chipset, which is dubbed Z68, and shares the Cougar Point codename. Intel graced the Z68 with a few more features, added performance tweaks and improved power efficiency to your rig. ASRock was quick to send us over a couple of their motherboards featuring the Z68 where we decided to find out what is no doubt on many of your minds: Is upgrading to Z68 worth? Read on as we run through the board and find out just that.

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on Friday, May 27, 2011 - 5:44pm

While browsing Gigabyte's site today and checking out what they have listed for their AM3+ lineup, I notice almost half-a-dozen new 900-series (990FX & 990X) motherboards mixed in with the refreshed 700/800-series AM3+ models. Likely done for a reason, to gain ground with us tech enthusiast as ASUS and MSI have, they went about this with seemingly no official Press Release. All I can figure is that once Computex 2011 kicks off in a few days and the boards all get officially released, then we'll see an official PR on them. However, I for one will not complain and take what I can get! Pop on in to get the skinny on board specs and pictures. UPDATE: The official Press Release is out today (5-31), as predicted!

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on Sunday, May 15, 2011 - 12:00am

ASUS P8H67-I DeluxeToday's contender for the mini-ITX crown is the ASUS P8H67-I Deluxe. Being based on the H67 the chances of extreme overclocking are nil, but for use in a HTPC build it offers all (and I mean ALL) the features one would want in such a motherboard. Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and a multitude of video connections are just a few of what this new motherboard has to offer.

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on Monday, May 9, 2011 - 6:14pm

Gigabyte G1.AssassinThe G1.Assassin offers all that one could want or need in a gaming system, all on one motherboard. It starts with very uniquely styled heatsinks that would make any first person shooter very happy. For the audio freaks out there you'll be extremely pleased with this next feature, as Gigabyte has embedded Creative's own X-Fi based (CA20K2) gaming sound card. Yes that's right, Gigabyte has quite literally stuffed a complete X-Fi card onto the Assassin and Sniper motherboards! This will  push your speaker system to the limits, or even up to 150Ω headphones thanks to onboard amplifier. To keep you fragging online till all hours of the night and with a very low latency, a Bigfoot Killer 2100 NIC is also featured. That is barely even touching on what all this board packs. So join us as we dig into this truly killer board and provide you all the juicy details!

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