Motherboards

  • Gigabyte Z97N-Gaming 5 review

    114
    inc VAT

    Spacious for a Mini-ITX board, the Z97N-Gaming 5 has good performance and many desirable features

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA1150, Dimensions: 170x170, Chipset: Intel Z97 Express, Memory slots: 2, PCI-E x16 slots: 0, PCI-E x1 slots: 0, PCI slots: 0, USB ports: 2x USB, 4x USB3, Video outputs: HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-I

    Published 
    15 Sep 2014
  • MSI Z97I Gaming AC review

    110
    inc VAT

    Good performance and great overclocking features, but this board is cramped

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA1150, Dimensions: 170x170, Chipset: Intel Z97 Express, Memory slots: 2, PCI-E x16 slots: 1, PCI-E x1 slots: 0, PCI slots: 0, USB ports: 4x USB, 4XUSB3, Video outputs: 2x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

    Published 
    13 Sep 2014
  • MSI Z97S SLI Plus review

    94
    inc VAT

    The Z97S SLI Plus provides multi-GPU support and the new Intel Z97 chipset features at a good price

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA1150, Dimensions: 305x244, Chipset: Intel Z97, Memory slots: 4, PCI-E x16 slots: 3, PCI-E x1 slots: 2, PCI slots: 2, USB ports: 2x USB, 4x USB3, Video outputs: VGA, DVI-D, HDMI

    Published 
    18 Aug 2014
  • Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5

    Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5
    114
    inc VAT

    A good Z97 board for those who spend more time gaming than tweaking

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA1150, Dimensions: 305x225, Chipset: Z97 Express, Memory slots: 4, PCI-E x16 slots: 3, PCI-E x1 slots: 3, PCI slots: 1, USB ports: 4x USB 4x USB3, Video outputs: VGA, DVI-D, HDMI

    Published 
    13 Jul 2014
  • Asus Z97-Pro

    Asus Z97-Pro
    149
    inc VAT

    A great Z97 board with plenty of connection ports and tweaking options

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA1150, Dimensions: 305x244, Chipset: Intel Z97 Express, Memory slots: 4, PCI-E x16 slots: 3, PCI-E x1 slots: 3, PCI slots: 0, USB ports: 2x USB, 4x USB3, Video outputs: VGA, DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort

    Published 
    7 Jul 2014
  • Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

    79
    inc VAT

    Doesn’t make the most of Z97, but is a great board for a modest build

    Key specs 

    Processor socket: LGA1150, Dimensions: 305x190mm, Chipset: Z97, Memory slots: 4, PCI-E x16 slots: 1, PCI-E x1 slots: 2, PCI slots: 2, USB ports: 2x USB, 4x USB3, Video outputs: DVI-D, HDMI, VGA

    Published 
    4 Jul 2014
  • Asus Z97-A review

    Asus Z97-A 3/4s
    120
    inc VAT

    A good value Z97-based board with a great automatic overclocking feature

    Key specs 

    LGA1150, ATX, Intel Z97 chipset, supports: Core i3, Core i5, Core i7

    Published 
    11 May 2014
  • MSI MPower Max review

    MSI MPower Max
    175
    inc VAT

    Great overclocking features and connection ports make this a great buy for enthusiasts

    Key specs 

    LGA1150, ATX, Intel Z87 chipset, supports: 4th generation Intel Celeron, Pentium, Core i3/i5/i7

    Published 
    11 Apr 2014
  • Gigabyte Z87-HD3 review

    Gigabyte Z87-HD3
    77
    inc VAT

    This budget ATX LGA1150 board is a little lacking in performance, but it has a good range of ports

    Key specs 

    LGA1150, ATX, Intel Z87 chipset, supports: 4th generation Intel Celeron, Pentium, Core i3/i5/i7

    Published 
    23 Mar 2014
  • Gigabyte G1 Sniper A88X review

    Gigabyte G1 Sniper A88X
    80
    inc VAT

    A decent FM2+ ATX board with good performance, but you can get pretty much all of the same features on cheaper boards

    Key specs 

    FM2+, ATX, A88X chipset, supports: AMD A-Series, Athlon

    Published 
    20 Mar 2014
  • MSI A78M-E35 review

    MSI A78M-E35
    40
    inc VAT

    A cheap FM2+ board with good performance, but it doesn't leave much room for expansion

    Key specs 

    FM2+, microATX, AMD A78 chipset, supports: AMD A-Series, Athlon

    Published 
    17 Mar 2014
  • Gigabyte F2A88XN-Wifi review

    Gigabyte F2A88XN-Wifi
    77
    inc VAT

    This Mini-ITX motherboard is great if you want to build a small PC

    Key specs 

    FM2+, Mini-ITX, A88X chipset, supports: AMD A-Series, Athlon

    Published 
    15 Mar 2014
  • Gigabyte H81M-S2PV review

    Gigabyte H81M-S2PV
    39
    inc VAT

    This micro-ATX's H81 chipset is fairly limited, but its budget price makes it a good choice for a very simple, entry level PC

    Key specs 

    LGA1150, microATX, Intel H81 Express chipset, supports: 4th generation Intel Celeron, Pentium, Core i3/i5/i7

    Published 
    14 Mar 2014
  • MSI 760GMA-P34 review

    MSI 760GMA-P34
    39
    inc VAT

    This compact micro-ATX AM3+ board has great performance and a good layout, but its limited expansion slots and SATA3 ports won't be for everyone

    Key specs 

    AM3+, microATX, AMD 760G chipset, supports: FX, Phenom II, Athlon II, Sempron

    Published 
    13 Mar 2014
  • Gigabyte 970A-DS3P review

    Gigabyte 970A-DS3P
    50
    inc VAT

    It doesn't have many ports, but this ATX AM3+ board is a good foundation for an AMD FX processor

    Key specs 

    AM3+, ATX, AMD 970 chipset, supports: FX, Phenom II, Athlon II

    Published 
    10 Mar 2014
  • Asus A88XM-PLUS review

    Asus A88XM-PLUS
    56
    inc VAT

    With excellent performance and a great price, this is a great budget FM2+ board with a user-friendly UEFI BIOS

    Key specs 

    FM2+, microATX, A88X chipset, supports: AMD A-Series, Athlon

    Published 
    8 Mar 2014
  • Asus A88X-PRO review

    Asus A88X-PRO
    136
    inc VAT

    A fantastic FM2+ motherboard that's highly adaptable and easy to use, but it's very expensive

    Key specs 

    FM2+, ATX, AMD A88X chipset, supports: AMD A-Series, Athlon

    Published 
    8 Mar 2014
  • Asus Z87-A review

    Asus Z87-A
    100
    inc VAT

    Excellent performance and a wide range of ports and expansion slots make this a great Intel board for Haswell processors

    Key specs 

    LGA1150, ATX, Intel Z87 chipset, supports: 4th generation Intel Celeron, Pentium, Core i3/i5/i7

    Published 
    7 Mar 2014
  • MSI Z87-G43 review

    MSI Z87-G43
    79
    inc VAT

    A superb LGA1150 motherboard for under £80 with great performance and plenty of expansion ports

    Key specs 

    LGA1150, ATX, Intel Z87 chipset, supports: 4th generation Intel Celeron, Pentium, Core i3/i5/i7

    Published 
    7 Mar 2014
  • Asus X102BA review

    Asus X102BA
    289
    inc VAT

    This cheap, touchscreen laptop is infuriatingly slow and we don’t recommend it

    Key specs 

    10.1 in 1,366x768 display, 1.1kg, 1GHz AMD A4-1200, 4.00GB RAM, 500GB disk, Windows 8

    Published 
    25 Feb 2014