Those looking at upgrading to the new AMD AM2 platform will no doubt select a motherboard sporting a chipset from the latest NVIDIA nForce 500 series. The nForce 570 Ultra and SLI are excellent mainstream parts offering exceptionally good performance along with an amazing list of features.

However, if you are willing to spend even more the nForce 590 SLI would become your number one choice, as this is what NVIDIA likes to call a "MCP engineered for enthusiasts." Currently, there are only a few nForce 590 SLI motherboards available, or at least there is only a select few I would bother looking at. Early last month we reviewed the ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe which we found to be exceptional.

This time around we bring you the Gigabyte M59SLI-S5, a similarly equipped motherboard that will be facing a tough test ahead with the M2N32-SLI Deluxe having already set such high standards.

Read the complete review here.