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Gigabyte confirms Nvidia GeForce GTX 880 launch this fall

A representative for Gigabyte Technology has confirmed that the company plans to introduce its next-generation Nvdia GeForce GTX 880-based graphics cards this fall. The company even said that the boards will use custom coolers, which may mean that they will also be factory overclocked. In an interview with a Chinese …

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Asustek, MSI get serious about branded desktops

Traditionally companies like Asustek Computer and MicroStar International were focused on designing competitive mainboards, graphics cards and other computer components. However, in the recent years the DIY market began to stagnate, which is why the manufacturers started to look at alternative revenue sources. Recently Asus and MSI began to concentrate on own-brand …

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Gigabyte breaks DDR3 world record with 4.62GHz kit

The world and his dog might be getting ready of the impending availability of DDR4 memory, but Gigabyte is still pushing the boundaries of what you can do with the hardware that’s available right now. Making use of its much touted Z97-SOC Force LN2 motherboard, Gigabyte is now proud to let …

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Gigabyte Z97X-SOC Force Motherboard Review

Boards designed for extreme overclockers have been constants for all of Intel’s most recent platforms. Gigabyte hit success with the Z87X-OC motherboard by driving the overclocking-geared part to an aggressive mid-range price point. Many of the key overclocking-orientated features were still present, but the bank-busting price tag was not. Gigabyte …

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Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 7 Motherboard Review

Continuing our recent focus on gaming motherboards, we have the Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 7 in for review. Hitting retail with an aggressive sub-£140 price tag, Gigabyte is aiming to lure in potential buyers with the Gaming 7 motherboard’s gaming-orientated features, striking colour scheme, and four-year warranty.  Fusing together the company’s high-performance G1 Audio with …

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WIN Awesome i5 4690 CYBERPOWER Z97 PC- £1,399!

Everyone is talking about the next generation systems that are being constructed on Intel’s latest Z97 platform with a 5th Generation Core processor. This is the stuff that dreams are made of, but – for one lucky KitGuru reader – that dream is about to become reality!  Enter this simple …

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Corsair Voyager Go 64GB flash drive

Go back just a single decade and you would find many high end gaming PC’s with 80GB boot drives or some with even smaller 36GB Raptor drives – for added performance. Today multi-terrabyte drives aren’t something we bat an eyelid at and most modern smartphones ship with tens of gigabytes …

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Gigabyte introduces Intel NUC-like PC with gaming hardware inside

Gigabyte Technology has introduced its first ultra-small form-factor personal computer designed specifically for gaming. The novelty boasts with a quad-core accelerated processing unit (APU), discrete graphics processing unit, optional solid-state drive and a hard disk drive as well as other necessary hardware. Gigabyte Brix Gaming ultra-small form-factor PC is powered …

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Gigabyte Retro OC contest sees two new world records

Gamers may look back on their favourite titles of yesteryear with fondness, but overclockers have a particular affinity for the old benchmarks. Remember the first time you watched your 6800GT breeze through 3Dmark 01 only to watch it stutter in 05? Well Gigabyte does too, which is why it recently …

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Last chance to enter be quiet! advent competition

The be quiet! and Kitguru advent calendar competition has been running for a few weeks now offering up great prizes from PSUs, to t-shirts, but now we’re in the last week so that means it’s your last chance to enter and get yourself a new SLI enabled motherboard, a high …

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Gigabyte G1.Sniper Z87 Motherboard Review

Introducing itself to the low-cost gaming motherboard scene, can Gigabyte’s G1.Sniper Z87 retain the features that makes its higher-priced siblings attractive purchases? Targeting mid-range gamers Gigabyte’s G1.Sniper Z87 features a Killer E2201 NIC, support for 2-way SLI and CrossFire, and an eye-catching green and black colour scheme. Further enhancements are …

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Gigabyte G1 Sniper A88X Motherboard Review

Today we are going to look at one of the first Socket FM2+ motherboards designed for gaming, the Gigabyte G1 Sniper A88X.  This has similar characteristics as the other products in Gigabyte’s gaming range, including the trademark green and black colour scheme. As its name suggests, the Gigabyte G1 Sniper A88X features the …

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Gigabyte launches new AMD gaming mobo: G1 Sniper A88X

Gigabyte has announced the release of a new gaming motherboard, specifically designed with AMD users in mind. Known as the G1 Sniper A88X and therefore part of the G1-Killer range of gaming motherboards, it comes packing all the standard features you’d expect of a high end Gigabyte product, with the …

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Gigabyte Z87-D3HP Motherboard Review

Situated towards the entry-level end of Gigabyte’s Ultra Durable series of Z87 motherboards, the Z87-D3HP aims to provide a cheap-and-cheerful way for budget-conscious users to make the switch to Haswell. Featuring six SATA 6Gb/s ports, CrossFire capabilities, Intel LAN, and up to ten USB 3.0 ports, Gigabyte’s Z87-D3HP offers a …

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Gigabyte Tech Tour 2013 lands in London

Gigabyte is one of the oldest and most famous technology brands, with a huge fan base and reputation for challenging at the top end of the market for mainboards, graphic cards etc. With multiple new sexy product lines launching, Gigabyte HQ sent a team of presenters over to tell the …

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Aria array offers affordable gaming from £319

One of the most discussed topics at KitGuru HQ is ‘Just how much do you need to spend in order to get a decent gaming experience?’ – with opinions varying wildly. It really comes down to the image quality and resolution you want to enjoy Vs the size of your …

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X79 overclocking just became affordable

The most powerful chip that most of us will consider buying is the Intel Core i7 3770k. It’s fast, powerful and lives at the top end of affordable. Similarly, the Z77 is a great chipset. But, between them, there is one area where that kind of combination needs to bow …

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Aria cuts prices to tempt even more spending

While the UK is still looking forward to the credit card bills that will accompany a record breaking Boxing Day push of £2.6 billion, online retailers are not giving up hope that us consumers will consider one last wafer-thin-mint. KitGuru says ‘Better. Better get a bucket’. Shakespeare wrote of Cleopatra, …

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