Posts Tagged: extreme cooling

Gigabyte X58A-OC Review: By Overclockers, For Overclockers

Gigabyte X58A-OC

The Gigabyte X58A-OC motherboard is specifically built for overclocking and described as being “designed by overclockers, for overclockers”. That isn’t only marketing speak folks! With so many motherboards targeting the gamer demographic, it is truly exciting to finally see a motherboard designed specifically for the Overclockers niche with custom power delivery design, and without some of those extraneous features piled on that we don’t need or want. Read More

X58A-UD3R: High-End Overclocking on Gigabyte's Entry X58 Platform

The X58A-UD3R is Gigabyte’s entry X58 motherboard, and has been around for quite some time. It’s been tested by a hundred review sites, and used by overclockers all over the world. How many reviews of this board have you seen with something like an i7 920, some 1600MHz memory, and high-end graphics card, showing you what the weekend overclocker or casual user might expect from this board? We all know this is a proven product, and probably the best value (performance + reliability / $) you can get for an X58-based computer. Let’s see how this entry-level board performs under some real pressure. Read More