Beginners Guides Cases and Access. A well rounded motherboard! CeBIT Part 5. Asus, MSI announce Thunderbolt-equipped boards. Written by Gareth Halfacree.

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Gigabyte has launched an overclocking competition, with unreleased Ivy Bridge boards the prize.

Chaintech MP4M266A – motherboard – micro ATX – Socket 478 – P4M266A

Asus, MSI announce Thunderbolt-equipped boards. Asus Maximus V Gene Review.

Nvidia have a second revision of the nForce3 chipset set to be released this quarter, called the NF3but we’ll have to wait for that to cross PCstats’ test bench first.

This board comes with it all; everything from a heatpipe Cchaintech cooling system to rounded cables and even a port card. We’ve loved Asus’ chaintecch Gene boards, but will the Gene V continue the trend? A well rounded motherboard! To remain competitive, chipset manufacturers are focusing on other aspects of their core logic, like unique architectures, or pricing that translates into more affordable motherboards.

Gigabyte launches Ivy Bridge overclocking competition. CeBIT Part 5.

About Us Employment Privacy Policy. More competition in the market is typically a good thing for consumers, but it remains cyaintech be seen if Chaintech is to concentrate wholly on the mainstream motherboard market or branch out into premium boards aimed at enthusiasts, gamers and overclockers.


That’s a decision the company has apparently come to regret: Built with a nice black-coloured PCB under the top of the line ‘Zenith’ brand, the Chaintech ZNF is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to bundled goodies. Asus Apple Sony Google Valve. System Spec’s and Benchmarks: This is mainly due to the K8’s integrated memory controller because it levels the playing field, and consequently makes the differences between each manufacturer’s Athlon64 chipset less obvious.

It’s this reason, and the imminent obsolesce of that pesky socket why so many people looking for a high end work station or gaming computer have jumped on board the AMD Motherhoard – even despite the total lack of bit software right now. A few years ago, however, the company slipped out of sight: In any event, with Windows Motherrboard slated for release sometime this year, it is easy to understand motherboagd the Athlon64’s popularity continues to grow.

With sales proving swift, the company is feeling confident about reentering the international market and told TechEye’s Mike Magee that a Europe relaunch is on the cards as chaijtech as a supply chain can be established. Chaintech’s Yu claimed that numerous different products would form part of the launch, including original design manufacturer ODM parts for rebranding by other companies, and hinted at a partnership with ColorFly for ODM-themed home theatre PC products.


Asus and MSI have become the first motherboard motherobard to announce Thunderbolt support. Gigabyte launches ultra-thin mini-ITX motherboards. Chaintech, a Taiwanese company which withdrew from the motherboard market seven years ago, has declared its intention to return in foreign markets – including Europe. Privacy policy and Terms chaintrch Use.

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Yet despite this impending trifecta, there is scarcely much of what we would call the ‘intense competition’ we saw in the heyday of the K7 chipsets. The final chapter in this year’s CeBIT report.

It would be a return to form for the company, if true: Mothreboard to return to motherboard manufacturing Written by Gareth Halfacree. Written motnerboard Gareth Halfacree. Beginners Guides Cases and Access. Chaintech was once an up-and-coming player in the hardware industry, having produced a well-regarded range of affordable motherboards for both retail and original equipment manufacturer OEM customers. ASRock team up with the famous Mr Wendel, but is the end result worth buying?

Sure there is Intel’s P4 Extreme Edition – but who can honestly afford that?