Video: The Making of Intel's $200 open-source MinnowBoard

The $200 MinnowBoard - developed by Santa Clara and CircuitCo Electronics - is a motherboard that measures 4 inches (10.16 centimeters) by 4 inches, sans casing.

Quo builds a motherboard for all operating systems

Quo Computers has taken to Kickstarter for its latest project: an Intel Ivy Bridge-powered motherboard capable of running any operating system out-of-the- box.

Intel to ditch motherboard business

Santa Clara may have sold Intel-branded motherboards for nearly two decades, but that won't stop the chip giant from slowly phasing out the business as soon as its next-gen Haswell chips hit the market.

VIA debuts APC Paper and Rock, where are the scissors?

Back in August 2012, Via rolled out its ARM-powered APC computer board at a sweet $49 price point. 

Asus 'board rocks AMD C-60 dual-core CPU

There has been a huge surge of DIY mini PCs hitting the market lately.

This is my rifle, this is my Gigabyte motherboard

Not all motherboards are created equal; just like not all shoes are created equal. And 

Gigabyte's new G1.Assassin series can perhaps be compared to the Christian Louboutin high heels of the motherboard industry - substituting the red sole for a rather more gun inspired, killing theme, of course.

Xi3 builds a modular computer

Xi3 is touting a sleek and sexy modular computer that measures less than 4-inches per side.

Malware embedded on Dell motherboards

A number of Dell motherboards may have been infected with malware code injected into embedded server management firmware.

Dell accused of faulty component cover-up

Documents recently unsealed in a three-year-old lawsuit indicate that Dell attempted to cover-up widespread component failures which affected a number of its OptiPlex computers from May 2003 to July 2005.

Digital Storm touts vertically cooled gaming rig

Digital Storm has debuted a new vertically cooled gaming rig. The PC - dubbed Black|OPS Assassin - is reportedly capable of minimizing heat buildup from a three-way SLI configuration of Nvidia's GTX 480s with minimal fan noise.

Kingston debuts "world's fastest" memory

Kingston has debuted what it claims is the "world's fastest" Intel-certified memory.