XFX nForce Motherboard

A motherboard is an essential component of computers. It is the main circuit board in a computer, and is also known by the names of logic board, system board, or simply, mobo. The motherboard essentially connects all the components of a computer such as the CPU (Central Processing Unit), hard drives, video cards, etc.

XFX is the manufacturing division of Pine Technology Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong based firm. It primarily manufactures motherboards, video cards, and other computer components. These are based on NVidia based motherboard chipsets. NVidia is a multinational corporation that provides graphic solutions for computer graphics. It is the pioneer in GPU (Graphic Processing Unit) technology for motherboards. NVidia NForce is a media and communication processor that is the key ingredient to the best NVidia GPUs. When XFX combines with the NVidia nForce chipset to provide graphic solutions to computer enthusiasts, the XFX nForce motherboard is born.

XFX nForce motherboards are generally targeted towards gamers and multimedia fanatics. There are a number of models of nForce motherboards. One such motherboard is the XFX nForce 750i SLI motherboard. Priced at $90 for a new one, this motherboard has received wide appreciation from enthusiasts, and has been rates to be a very good product by most users. It is compatible with a number of processors – Pentium 4, Pentium 4 Extreme Edition, Pentium Extreme Edition, Pentium D, Core 2 Duo, Core 2 Extreme, Core 2 Quad, and Pentium Dual Core. It is compatible with 64 bit Processors, and has a maximum bus speed of 1800 MHz. The motherboard can support 8GB memory, and supports RAM speeds of PC2-6400, PC2-9600, and PC2-8500. Networking is enabled with Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet. These are just some of the specifications of the motherboard. Users have claimed this board to be a good deal with the price and all the features that it provides. The XFX nForce 750i SLI motherboard works exceptionally well to provide an ‘ultimate gaming experience’.

Another similar mother board is the XFX nForce 750a SLI motherboard which combines the Award Winning Graphics and motherboard technology of XFX in one integrated motherboard. At $118 for a new board and $60 for old, most users of this board have also recommended it to be a good product for the price. The compatible processors for this board are Sempron, Athlon 64, and Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64 FX, Phenom FX, Phenom X2, Phenom X3 and Phenom X4. It has an in-built 8 GB memory with supported RAM speed of PC2-8500. Hardware feature includes HDCP complaint NVidia Hybrid SLI Technology support. XFX nForce 750a SLI is a great motherboard for gamers who enjoy the experience of quality gaming that is ensured with this product.

Yet another XFX motherboard built for gaming is the XFX 780i nForce –SLI, with a 3-way SLI technology. Compatible with Pentium 54, Core 2 Duo, Core 2 Quad, and Core 2 Extreme processors, this motherboard has an installed 8 GB RAM which supports speeds of PC2-6400, PC2-4300 and PC2-5300. The price of this motherboard is $324 for a new one, while a three times lower price, $100, for a used one. A number of users of this board have claimed this to be a good buy, while a few others did report of having problems with sound. Overall, the product has done well in terms of customer reviews as it has all the features required for gaming.

These are just a few of the motherboards by XFX. All the other XFX motherboards with nForce chipset have been accepted well in the market, and except for a few dissatisfactions, most of them have received satisfactory reviews. With amazing graphics and quality service, these motherboards have become favorites amongst enthusiast computer users. It is a quality motherboard for multimedia users as well. Therefore, it can be said that XFX Force motherboards are good investments for fanatic players and gamers around the world.

This XFX nForce Motherboard Review is Written/Updated on May 22nd, 2010 and filed under Computer Hardware. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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