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VIA unveils new EPIA-M850 Nano embedded mainboard for multimedia duties

VIA unveils new EPIA-M850 Nano embedded mainboard for multimedia duties

VIA has announced a new embedded mainboard system aimed at multimedia use in commercial markets called the EPIA-M850. The new mainboard has a 64-bit VIA Nano processor paired with the VIA VX900 media system processor for the most complete commercial multimedia platform around.

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MSI Big Bang XPower X58 mainboard unveiled

MSI Big Bang XPower X58 mainboard unveiled

MSI has been peddling its Big Bang series of mainboards for gamers and enthusiasts for a while and has now added a new model to the line. The new model is called the Big Bang XPower X58. The board has some interesting features for gamers and overclockers that should make the board popular with enthusiasts.

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VIA EITX-3001 squeezes 1080p HD playback onto tiny mainboard

VIA EITX-3001 squeezes 1080p HD playback onto tiny mainboard

You can generally rely on VIA for a skinny mainboard with HD credentials, and their new VIA EITX-3001 doesn't disappoint.  Based around the Em-ITX standard, a compact 12 x 17 cm form-factor, the fanless EITX-3001 packs an integrated 1.3GHz VIA Nano E-Series processor, VIA VX855 media system processor and HDMI connector, and is suitable for outputting 1080p High Definition video with hardware decoding of MPEG-2, H.264, VC-1 and WMV9 content.

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Asus Rampage III Extreme smashes 3DMark Vantage Record

Asus Rampage III Extreme smashes 3DMark Vantage Record

When gamers and enthusiasts start looking for hardware to build up their newest gaming machine they often start looking for the critical motherboard component from Asus. Back in late March Asus unveiled its latest high-end mainboard called the ROG Rampage III Extreme. Asus has announced that the board has now been used in a system that has shattered a benchmark world record.

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Asus mainboard gets onboard GPU and Lucid Hydra tech

Asus mainboard gets onboard GPU and Lucid Hydra tech

I just mentioned the new gaming desktop and notebooks that Asus is showing off at Computex. Asus is also showing off a new mainboard with the first ever onboard GPU and Lucid Hydra technology. The board is based on the Intel X58 chipset.

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FireFly Intel Atom mainboard debuts

FireFly Intel Atom mainboard debuts

We are familiar with the Intel Atom line of CPUs from the proliferation of the processors inside netbooks and nettops. The processor finds its way into the other product types as well like mobile devices. A company called InHand Electronics has announced a new Atom-based mainboard called the FireFly.

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Asus Crosshair IV Formula and M4A89TD Pro mainboards get official

Asus Crosshair IV Formula and M4A89TD Pro mainboards get official

Asus is one of the biggest makers of computer hardware and the company has a full line of mainboards that run the gamut from high-end gamer and enthusiast boards to cheap offerings for mainstream users. The AMD Phenom II X6 6-core CPU has gone official now along with the AMF 890FX chipset.

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Gigabyte offers On/Off Charge drivers for charging iPad

Gigabyte offers On/Off Charge drivers for charging iPad

Some iPad owners are finding out that their PC USB port will charge the iPad when the iPad is turned off and not in use but won’t change if turned on. The issue is reportedly because the power requirements for the iPad when it is running is more than some mainboards can support.

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ASRock shows off P55 Deluxe3, 890GX Extreme3, 870 Extreme3, and 770 Extreme3 mainboards

ASRock shows off P55 Deluxe3, 890GX Extreme3, 870 Extreme3, and 770 Extreme3 mainboards

ASRock has unveiled a quartet of new mainboards with two of the new boards available now and two of them coming later. One of the boards available now is the P55 Deluxe3 supporting Intel processors and using the P55 chipset. The board also supports ATI CrossfireX and Quad CrossfireX as well as SLI and quad SLI. It offers USB 3.0, 2.0 as well as SATA 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s ports.

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Pics of new Gigabyte mini-ITX H55N-USB3 mainboard surface

Pics of new Gigabyte mini-ITX H55N-USB3 mainboard surface

The typical computer system that an enthusiast would use for gaming or general office work uses an ATX form factor mainboard. There are some cases where the ATX form factor is too big, like SFF computers and HTPC machines.

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Asus offers pics of new Rampage III Extreme mainboard

Asus offers pics of new Rampage III Extreme mainboard

Asus is big in the enthusiast computer hardware market with a number of mainboards and other gear. The company has offered up a few new official pictures of its coming Rampage III Extreme motherboard and the thing looks great. The design of the heatsinks is very cool and will let users of cases with side windows show off.

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Asus M4A89GTD Pro AMD 890GX mainboard gets official

Asus M4A89GTD Pro AMD 890GX mainboard gets official

We already heard the specs and details on the Asus M4A89GTD PRO mainboard when it leaked on some websites in February. With the AMD 890GX chipset going official yesterday, Asus has made the M4A89GTD PRO mainboard official too.

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