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REVIEW: Asus TUF Z270 Mark 1 Motherboard by James

Date: January 18, 2017
Asus TUF Z270 Mark 1 Motherboard Review Reviewers thoughts

There is no doubt in my mind that the Asus TUF Z270 Mark 1 is the best TUF Motherboard that Asus have produced to date. Yes in many ways it is very similar to the Z270E , but for me it is somewhat surprisingly, simply more desirable. Not only is it a super modern Motherboard packed with features it’s also not like any other board I’ve seen. That makes it more than just another Z270 board, that makes it special…

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REVIEW: Biostar Racing B150GTN Motherboard by James

Date: January 4, 2017
Biostar Racing B150GTN Motherboard Review Reviewers thoughts

For under £100 the Biostar Racing B150GTN has proved itself to be a great little Motherboard, especially for Gaming. The simplicity of the board is one of it’s most appealing features, as is the inclusion of a high speed M.2 port with the LED illumination simply being the icing on an already tasty cake.

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REVIEW: MSI Z170A Tomahawk Motherboard by James

Date: March 10, 2016
MSI Z170A Tomahawk Motherboard Review Reviewers thoughts

The MSI Z170A Tomahawk has caught me a little by surprise, as not only is a good looking motherboard but it’s also got a decent array of features and all of this at budget price. It’s also a competent Overclocker too! What more do you want…

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REVIEW: Asus Maximus VIII Ranger Motherboard by James

Date: November 30, 2015
Asus Maximus VIII Ranger Motherboard Review Reviewers thoughts

There’s a lot to like about the new Asus Maximus VIII Ranger, this Z170 based board seems to have it all; great classy looks, a well laid out PCB, SLI & Crossfire support, terrific Audio and an M.2 Drive. If you’re looking for a real Gamers board, then well, you get the idea…

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REVIEW: MSI Z170A Krait Gaming Motherboard by James

Date: October 30, 2015
MSI Z170A Krait Gaming Motherboard Review Reviewers thoughts

I must admit I was not expecting to like the MSI Z170A Krait Gaming quite as much as I do, although I’m unsure why! This Z170 based Gaming board pretty much has it all, it’s certainly got the looks and the performance and considering its cost it’s equipped with a good feature set to boot!

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REVIEW: ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 GAMING K6 Motherboard by Iain

Date: September 18, 2015
ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 GAMING K6 Motherboard Review Reviewers thoughts

The ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 GAMING K6 is the big brother to the budget K4, if you feel like you need the features that were missing on its younger sibling and you want to spend a little extra, then you will not go far wrong with this Z170 motherboard.

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REVIEW: ASRock Fatal1ty X99X Killer 3.1 Motherboard by James

Date: July 10, 2015
ASRock Fatal1ty X99X Killer 3.1 Motherboard Review Reviewers thoughts

I was unsure what to expect from Intel’s X99 platform, initial thoughts of trepidation crossed my mind! But the experience provided by the ASRock Fatal1ty X99X Killer 3.1 left me with not only admiration for the platform, but also admiration for a complex motherboard that fulfilled its Gaming duties well and offered so much more besides…

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REVIEW: Biostar GAMING Z97X Motherboard by Mike

Date: April 28, 2015
Biostar GAMING Z97X Motherboard Review Reviewers thoughts

Last year Biostar came back to the enthusiast motherboard market with the launch of the audio centric Biostar Hi-Fi Z97Z7. This year we see them branch off in a different direction with the launch of the Biostar GAMING Z97X.

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REVIEW: MSI Z97i GAMING AC Motherboard by Mike

Date: January 26, 2015
MSI Z97i GAMING AC Motherboard Review Reviewers thoughts

As ever shrinking Gaming rigs become more and more popular, pcG decided we should really take a look at some MITX cases. So what to put in them? The MSI Z97i GAMING AC of course! But does a shrink in size mean shrinking performance?

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REVIEW: Biostar Hi-Fi Z97Z7 Motherboard by Mike

Date: December 1, 2014
Biostar Hi-Fi Z97Z7 Motherboard Review Reviewers thoughts

The Biostar Hi-Fi Z97Z7 is the first product we’ve seen here at pcG from Biostar and the first I’ve seen myself since the days of Intel Pentium 4 and Hyper Threading were first introduced.

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