Z490

Asus Z590 ROG Maximus XIII Hero Review

Intel didn’t rest on its silicon laurels for long after the release of its Z490 chipset—and neither has Asus. The 2021 launch of the Z590

Gigabyte Z590 Vision G Review

The creator-focused Gigabyte Z590 Vision G motherboard features capable power delivery, 2.5 GbE, an impressive four M.2 sockets and a premium audio codec. But the

MSI Z490 motherboards will be PCIe 4.0 compatible with a new BIOS update

With Intel Rocket Lake set to land on March 30, there are plenty of PC enthusiasts looking to upgrade their rigs from Comet Lake-S and

Asrock B460 Steel Legend Review

High-end motherboards get an outsize share of the attention when it comes to reviews, but midrange platforms like Asrock’s B460 Steel Legend ($119.99) play an

Intel Core i9-11900K leak suggests a record-breaking CPU that could be trouble for AMD

Intel’s Core i9-11900K processor, supposedly the soon to be launched flagship of the next-gen Rocket Lake range, has been spotted again in an online benchmark

Asus talks about the new Rocket Lake chipset: Z590

Can you run an 11th-gen CPU in an older Z490, board or run a 10th-gen chip in a new Z590 mobo? We find out Intel’s

Gigabyte Z490I AORUS Ultra Review

Last year, AMD released the Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors in one of the most monumental hardware launches of the modern era. This final step

MSI MEG Z490 Unify Review

MSI’s MEG Z490 Unify motherboard ($299.99) stands out as an unusual board in the market for high-end Intel desktop boards, but not for any of

Intel Core i9-11900 matches the Intel Core i9-10900K in single-threaded tests according to leaked benchmarks

With a base clock of just 1.8 GHz and a single-core boost speed of 4.4 GHz, the upcoming Intel Core i9-11900 processor with a TDP

MSI MEG Z490 Godlike Review

In case the name wasn’t a clue-and-a-half: This is no modest motherboard. MSI’s MEG Z490 Godlike is the company’s Intel Z490 flagship, competing directly with

Asus ROG Maximus XII Apex Review

Additional features on the ROG Maximus XII Apex include several fan headers, water flow and temperature sensor headers, three M.2 sockets, 10 USB ports, 2.5

EVGA Z490 FTW WiFi Review

In addition to the features mentioned previously, the Z490 FTW WiFi includes Intel Gigabit LAN, six SATA ports, two M.2 sockets (neither with heatsinks), onboard

Asus ROG Maximus XII Extreme Review

Asus’ ROG Maximus XII Extreme, built on the Intel Z490 chipset, is the company’s flagship motherboard for the Intel LGA1200 socket and 10th Generation “Comet

Asus Prime Z490-A Review

An ATX motherboard for Intel’s 10th-Generation “Comet Lake-S” processors, Asus’ Prime Z490-A sits apart from the company’s ubiquitous Republic of Gamers (ROG) family of components

ASRock Z490 AQUA Review

Ten months ago, AMD released the Ryzen 3000 series desktop processors in one of the most monumental hardware launches of the modern era. This final

Gigabyte Z490 VISION G Review

Last year, AMD released the Ryzen 3000 series desktop processors in one of the most monumental hardware launches of the modern era. This final step

Asus ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming Review

The Asus ROG Strix Z490-E Gaming is priced at $299.99, making it the most expensive Z490 ROG Strix motherboard in the lineup. For this price,

Biostar Z490GTA EVO Review

We’ve looked at a few upper mid-range Intel Z490 boards recently — with the Gigabyte Z490 Aorus Master being our favorite of that group if

Asus Z490 ROG Maximus XII Hero (Wi-Fi) Review

Like the Gigabyte Z490 Aorus Master [Link to review] we recently reviewed, the Asus ROG Maximus XII Hero is in the upper mid-range segment of

ASRock Z490 Taichi Review

ASRock’s mid-range Z490 Taichi is an interesting beast. The Taichi brand has a track record of using capable, high-quality VRMs, a well-balanced feature set, premium

MSI MEG Z490 Ace Review

The MEG Ace-class motherboards are typically MSI’s “upper middle class” mobos, if you look upon the board maker’s Godlike models as the upper crust (and

Asrock Z490 Phantom Gaming Velocita Review

A well-executed flagship motherboard can be a joyous piece of enthusiast tech to behold, but by definition tends to be really expensive. Asrock’s new Z490

Gigabyte Z490 Aorus Master Review: Refreshing the Upper Mid-Range

In our first of four upper-midrange Z490 motherboard review, we take a close look at the Gigabyte Z490 Aorus Master to see what sets it

Best Intel Z490 Motherboard 2020: Top 6 options for Comet Lake

Intel has unleashed a full stack of new Comet Lake 10th Gen processors, but you’ll need a new motherboard in order to deploy one of these

Intel Z490 motherboards are on sale – and some will cost more than your entire PC

Intel’s Comet Lake desktop processors will be on sale later in May, but Z490 motherboards which have the new LGA 1200 socket that supports the

Intel’s 11th-gen Rocket Lake CPUs will work with Z490 motherboards

Intel’s new Z490 motherboards for its freshly announced 10th-gen Comet Lake-S desktop processors will support the next generation of CPUs, known as Rocket Lake-S. As