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Gigabyte X99-Ultra Gaming Motherboard Review

Gigabyte has taken the Broadwell-E launch as an opportunity to update its X99 motherboard line-up. Today we will be examining the X99-Ultra Gaming – a feature-rich motherboard with premium offerings which include multiple PCIe storage interfaces, Intel USB 3.1, and user-customisable RGB lighting. Alongside the new LGA 2011-3 socket that …

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ASUS and Gigabyte may launch own VR headsets in 2016

Internal component, system and peripheral manufacturers, ASUS and Gigabyte, are working on their own takes on virtual reality headsets according to a new report. Expected to debut in 2016, the headsets will come from ASUS internal developments we’re told, while Gigabyte’s will come out of a partnership it has with Chinese …

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Gigabyte to launch ‘Xtreme Gaming’ Nvidia GPUs

Gigabyte has prepared an update for its entire line-up of Nvidia Maxwell based graphics cards, ranging from the entry-level GTX 950 all the way up to the Titan X. All updated GPUs will fall under the new ‘Xtreme Gaming’ brand, which features an updated version of the WindForce triple fan …

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Gigabyte announces the GTX 980 Waterforce graphics card

Gigabyte has a new GPU on the block. The company just announced its new GTX 980 Waterforce graphics card, featuring an all in one watercooling unit and unique GPU shroud to help stand out from the crowd. MSI and EVGA both offer similar offerings in the form of their SeaHawk and …

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Gigabyte GTX 950 Xtreme Gaming 2GB Review

Nvidia have experienced great success with their Maxwell architecture – cards such as the GTX750ti impressed my colleague Allan when he first analysed them back in February 2014. At prices around £100 the GTX 750ti firmly targeted the budget gamer working with a restrictive budget. If you have a bit …

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Gigabyte Xtreme Gaming: graphics cards with hand-picked GPUs

Gigabyte Technology’s G1 Gaming graphics cards and mainboards are known for their outstanding performance, overclocking potential and capabilities. However, such products are primarily designed for gamers and modders. For those, who want to have even higher quality and overclocking potential, Gigabyte on Thursday introduced its new lineup of products, the …

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Gigabyte unveils high-end Intel Z170-based mini-ITX mainboard

Gigabyte Technology has introduced its new mini-ITX mainboard for Intel Corp.’s “Skylake” processors with premium features. The new platform supports a number of advanced technologies, including Creative SoundBlaster audio enhancements, USB 3.1 type-C port, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and so on. The Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 mainboard based on the Intel Z170 core-logic with …

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Gigabyte Z170XP-SLI Motherboard Review

Gigabyte’s Z170XP-SLI is aiming to tempt users looking for a motherboard that offers the Z170 platform’s core features, but without requiring a significant cash outlay. In the Z170XP-SLI, Gigabyte offers one of the lowest cost boards to support SLI, while also retaining features such as USB 3.1, USB Type-C, and …

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Makers of graphics adapters refocus to high-end graphics cards

High-end graphics cards for desktop PCs represent only a tiny fraction of the whole market of discrete graphics adapters, but as integrated graphics processors become more powerful and end-users cease to buy entry-level solutions, producers of standalone adapters need to refocus their businesses. Demand for entry-level and mainstream personal computers …

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ECS: We will not quit branded motherboard market

Elitegroup Computer Systems has once again denied plans to stop making own-brand mainboards for the DIY [do-it-yourself] market. This is the second time this year when the company makes such denial. “We [ECS] feel regret to learn the untrue report from DigiTimes,” said Sunny Yang, the president of ECS, in …

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ECS is mulling to quit own-brand mainboards business – report

Elitegroup Computer Systems has reportedly announced that it will not actively promote its own-brand mainboards aimed at the DIY [do-it-yourself] market going forward. The company will continue to produce motherboards for its clients, but will eventually quit the market of platforms for enthusiasts. ECS used to be one of the …

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Gigabyte details premium Z170 platforms: DDR4, 32Gb/s M.2, 16Gb/s SATAe, Thunderbolt 3

Gigabyte Technology at Computex revealed details about its upcoming premium mainboards based on the Intel Z170 core-logic designed for the Intel’s “Skylake” microprocessors. As expected, the new motherboards will provide rather extreme capabilities when it comes to overclocking, multi-GPU and high-performance storage. Gigabyte’s premium Intel Z170-based motherboards for LGA1151 microprocessors …

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