Massman Posted July 8, 2013 Share Posted July 8, 2013 (edited) For your information a break-down of the different product lines of motherboard companies. Some are a bit less clear than others, so I hope this list might help you get some clarity. ASRock Extreme series (feature rich normal users) Fatal1ty series (gaming)Champion Performance = budget Professional = feature-rich [*]Icafe series [*]OC Formula series (overclocking) [*]Pro series (budget users) ASUS Mainstream series (normal users) ROG series (gaming, overclocking)Primary denominatorRampage = high-end Intel chipset series Maximus = mainstream Intel chipset series Crosshair = AMD series [*]Secondary denominator ROG uses roman number scheme to indicate the generation of the series. Eg: III = 3rd generation ROG motherboard. [*]Tertiary denominator Extreme = most feature-rich Formula = second feature-rich Gene = extreme, but mATX Hero = budget series Impact = mini-ITX [*]TUF series (stability focus) Sabertooth = full ATX Gryphon = mATX Biostar Hi-Fi series (mainstream) TPower series (overclocking) ECS Elitegroup Deluxe series (mainstream feature rich) Essentials series (mainstream budget) L337 series (gaming)Gank series = intel mainstreamMachine = mainstream Domination = high-end Drone [*]Killsteal series = tbd [*]Aggro series = AMD platform EVGA Classified series (most high-end board) Classified SR series (dual socket high-end overclocking) Dark series FTW series (affordable mainstream) Stinger series (mini-ITX) Galaxy HOF series (overclocking) GIGABYTE G1-Killer series (gaming)Assassin = high-end Intel chipset series Guerrilla = only on X58, discontinued Sniper = feature rich gaming board Sniper B = budget gaming board Sniper M = mATX version of the sniper [*]OC series (overclocking) OC = budget overclocking board, built for records OC Force = feature-rich overclocking board [*]Ultra Durable series (normal usage) MSI XPower series (eATX, overclocking) MPower seriesMPower MPower Max [*]Gaming series Sapphire Pure Platinum Edited October 10, 2013 by Massman Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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