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MSI Z97 Gaming 9 AC Motherboard

MSI Z97 Gaming 9 AC Motherboard Review

by Rob Williams on November 12, 2014 in Intel Motherboards, Motherboards

The last time we took a look at an MSI gaming motherboard, it was the company’s smallest current offering: Z97I Gaming AC. For this review, we’re looking to the top of the Z97 ladder, with the Z97 Gaming 9 AC. Priced at about $290, it’s easy to predict what this board might bring to the table, but all told, it still managed to impress us.

GIGABYTE Z97X-Gaming G1 WIFI-BK

GIGABYTE Z97X-Gaming G1 WIFI-BK Motherboard Review

by Rob Williams on August 27, 2014 in Intel Motherboards

Our last two Z97 reviews involved some petite motherboards, so it’s time to go all-out – something GIGABYTE’s Z97X-Gaming G1 WIFI-BK helps us pull off. Its name implies that gamers are the target here, and as you’d expect from its $350 price tag, it’s packed with features. What more reason do you need to read? Come on in.

MSI Z97I Gaming AC

MSI Z97I Gaming AC mini-ITX Motherboard Review

by Rob Williams on August 5, 2014 in Intel Motherboards

Just because a PC is being built for gaming, it doesn’t mean that it has to be enormous. With MSI’s Z97I Gaming AC, the ability to build a super-small gaming rig is granted, thanks to its mini-ITX form-factor. Some perks include Killer Ethernet networking, a full assortment of audio enhancements, and a software suite well-worth checking out.

ASUS Z97I-PLUS

ASUS Z97I-PLUS mini-ITX Motherboard Review

by Rob Williams on July 24, 2014 in Intel Motherboards

“Big things come in small packages” might be cliche, but it applies well to mini-ITX motherboards – especially those like ASUS’ Z97I-PLUS. Featuring 802.11ac wireless, an M.2 slot, a common-sense design, and a fantastic software package, this is one board well worth considering for that next ITX build.

ASUS Z97I-PLUS

A Look at ASUS’ Upcoming Z97 Motherboard Lineup

by Rob Williams on May 5, 2014 in Intel Motherboards

The launch of Intel’s Z97 chipset is right around the corner, and with Intel’s Haswell refresh, “Devil’s Canyon”, not due out for another month or so, the star of the show is the myriad of motherboards from all the usual vendors. Once again, ASUS’ collection of boards is quite large, so let’s dive right in, and tackle new features as well.

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