Category Archive: motherboard

ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 MOTHERBOARD

The Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 is an ATX form factor PCI Express 2.0 motherboard.We bought this board as part of  a hardware refresh. The AMD 990FX Chipset is designed to support up to 5200MT/s HyperTransport 3.0 (HT 3.0) interface speed and PCI Express 2.0 x16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD’s latest AM3 and multi-core …

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SAPPHIRE PURE BLACK 990FX

The Sapphire Pure Black 990FX (PB-A3BRD990)  is their flagship AMD platform,. Socket AM3+ 32GB max memory DDR3-1866. 6 PCI Express x16 slots 4x USB 3.0 12x USB 3.0 9x SATA III Realtek ALC892 AMD SB950 Dual Marvell 9172 ATX The Sapphire Pure Black 990FX has it all for AMD. This board can support 2-way and 3-way …

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ASUS P8H61-M LE/CSM MOTHERBOARD

The Asus P8H61-M LE/CSM is a µATX form factor socket LGA1155 PCI Express motherboard. This lower cost motherboard is designed for the new Sandy Bridge processors from Intel. The board can also support Ivy Bridge processors. Asus toke down the support page for this motherboard following issues with Cougar Point chipsets, This meant that BIOS …

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ASUS M4A77D MOTHERBOARD

The Asus M4A77D  is an ATX form factor PCI Express 2.0 motherboard. We bought this board in April of 2010 as part of  a hardware refresh. The AMD 770 Chipset is designed to support up to 5200MT/s HyperTransport°3.0 (HT 3.0) interface speed and PCI Express°2.0 x16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD’s latest AM3 and multi-core …

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ASUS M2N-MX SE PLUS MOTHERBOARD

The Asus M2N-MX SE PLUS is a µATX form factor PCI Express motherboard. PCIe x16 PCIe x1 PCI (two) There are 2 memory slots supporting 4 GB of DDR2-1066 memory. The motherboard uses the NVIDIA 430 chipset and features the integrated NVIDIA 6100 graphics. USB2 (4 ports, 4 mid-board) Ethernet 100BASE-TX Parallel Serial PS/2 (keyboard …

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ASUS M2NBP-VM CSM MOTHERBOARD

The Asus M2NBP-VM CSM is a µATX form factor PCI Express motherboard. It features a single PCIe x16 slot, a single PCIe x1 slot and a pair of PCI slots. There are 4 memory slots supporting 16 GB of DDR2-800 memory. The motherboard has 8 USB2 ports and integrated NVIDIA NVS-210 graphics. We bought this …

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FOXCONN WINFAST 6100K8MA-RS MOTHERBOARD

The Foxconn WinFast 6100K8MA-RS is a µATX form factor PCI Express motherboard. PCIe x16 PCI (three) There are 4 memory slots supporting 4GB of DDR-400 memory. The motherboard uses the NVIDIA 410 chipset and features the integrated NVIDIA 6100 graphics. USB2 (4 ports, 4 mid-board) Ethernet 100BASE-TX Parallel Serial PS/2 (keyboard and mouse) Audio (6 …

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INTEL D915PGN MOTHERBOARD

The Intel D915PGN is an ATX form factor PCI Express motherboard. PCIe x16 PCIe x1 (two) PCI (two) There are 4 memory slots supporting 4 GB of DDR-400 memory. The motherboard uses the Intel 915 chipset and ICH6 southbridge. USB 2.0 (4 ports, 4 mid-board) Ethernet 100BASE-TX Parallel Serial PS/2 (keyboard and mouse) Audio (AC97) …

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BIOS RECOVERY

Sometimes a new BIOS is needed to be able to use a new CPU on a motherboard. At times there are fixes to known problems. Errors can be recovered by using the recovery disk to load a new BIOS. Most desktops and laptops use the optical drive to load a recovery BIOS however more recent …

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THE PCI EXPRESS SLOT

The PCI Express slot was developed by Intel as they tried to consolidate desktop, mobile and server requirements into a single architecture. The result was the new PCI Express slot. PCI Express is serial, which is broken up into a series of lanes. The Intel D915PGN was one of the first motherboards to feature the …

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