Posts Tagged: x79

EVGA X79 Dark Motherboard Review

EVGA is trying to reinvent its motherboard division with the recent X79 Dark motherboard for Ivy Bridge-E. We take a detailed look at this solid looking board and see how far they’ve come. Read More

Gigabyte G1.Assassin2 Motherboard Review

Gigabyte brought the G1-Killer gaming series to the community early 2011 focusing on gaming features specifically in it’s design. Both the G1.Sniper and G.Assassin variants seemed to have become quick favorites with the avid gamers out there. In this review we will be looking at the X79 version of the G1 series, the Gigabyte G1.Assassin 2. Read More

Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 Motherboard Review

LGA2011 and the X79 chipset brought a lot of good things: powerful 6-core CPUs, quad channel RAM, and 40 PCIe lanes. Gigabyte’s X79 line up consists of four motherboards; the UD3, UD5, UD7, and G1.Assassin2. We’ve already taken a look at the GA-X79-UD7, and today we’ll be looking at the GA-X79-UD3. Read More

ASRock X79 Extreme4-M Review

At this point most everyone has become at least cognizant of the Sandybridge-E CPU’s and X79 platform. Asrock has taken the liberty to produce a Micro-ATX (mATX) sized board in the X79 flavor, the X79 Extreme4-M, that we have the pleasure to review today. Read More

Gigabyte GA-X79-UD7 Motherboard Review

Tick…tock, tick…tock goes the Intel clock. With another ‘tock’ comes another CPU chipset that everyone wants to get their hands on. In that light, Gigabyte has provided us with their high-end motherboard for their enthusiast class chipset to put through its paces, the GA-X79-UD7. Read More

Sandy Bridge-E Release Brings New Products

New platforms, like Sandy Bridge-E always bring a plethora of new product offerings from all of the component manufacturers. Whether a user plans to purchase SB-E or not, one’s decision cannot be made until all the parts are considered. Read More

Sneak Peak: Gigabyte X79 Motherboards

After getting our whistles wet with the first of two new CPU launches this year, it’s about time to at least take a look at some boards from the Intel side. Gigabyte has sent us pictures of their upcoming X79 based motherboards which are based on Socket 2011 and support the, hopefully soon to be released, Sandy Bridge-E CPUs. Read More