Gigabyte Intros Affordable GA-B85M-D2V Plus Mainboard

Micro-ATX/mini-ITX mainboards keep on capturing the market due to the augmentation of small-sized PC platforms. Against this background, Gigabyte is constantly enlarging its portfolio of compact motherboards. Take GA-B85M-D2V Plus alone. This model might boast an optimized functional and an improved audio subsystem combined with a sleek design and a range of protection doo-dads.



Gigabyte GA-B85M-D2V Plus takes Intel B85 chipset as the basis. The latter supports Socket LGA1150 CPUs (Pentium, Celeron, Intel Core). The company’s designers employed an improved fiberglass mode of superposition on elaboration of PCB textolite; this is called to protect the board from humidity, electrostatic discharge and voltage instability.


The board’s layout supports Ultra Durable 4 Plus design that involves only high-quality components, like solid-state capacitors, transistors with low open channel resistance. The PCB is equipped with two DIMM slots ready for 16 GB of DDR3 memory (1600 …

Overview of the ASUS ROG Maximus IX Apex Motherboard

The Apex model has not been represented among the products of the ROG Maximus series earlier. The specialists of the company considered the release of Kaby Lake-S processors as a good time for updating the assortment. Impact has been considered to be the best model for memory overclocking, and serious system loads has been carried out with the participation of senior representatives of the series like Extreme or Formula. In the novelty under consideration, these features are successfully united. It is worth noting, the price tag for such a product is quite humane, taking into accont the widest possible range of consumers is obvious.


Huge dimensions do not mean the presence of various kinds of auxiliary controllers. The design is more refined than complex. All the features are based on the Intel Z270, only two last-generation USB sockets on the rear panel are required due to the presence of a third-party adapter on the card.


Charactristics

Chipset: Intel Z270

Overview of the Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3 Motherboard

Gigabyte GA-Z270-Gaming K3 has just basic features, of the additional controllers there is only ASM2142, which brings two last-generation USB sockets to the rear panel, which means that today it will be possible to concentrate completely on the manufacturer’s innovations. The letter K in the model name helps to identify the latest version of the Killer adapter from Qualcomm Atheros in the network controller.


Of the bright features, the presence of two SATA-E sockets and only one compact type M.2 can be identified. The configuration of NVIDIA SLI is not provided here.


Features

Chipset: Intel Z270

Processor socket : Socket 1151

Processors: Core i7, Core i5, Core i3, Pentium, Celeron (Skylake-S, Kaby Lake-S)

Memory: 4 DIMM DDR4 SDRAM 2133/2400* /2666* /2800* /3000* /3200* /3300* /3333* /3400* / 3466* /3600* /3666* /3733* /3800* /3866* (OS), A maximum of 64 GB

PCI-E slots: 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (x16)

2 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (x4)

3 x PCI Express 3.0 x1
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