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Motherboards

Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 Review

The Z68 chipset series are the latest socket 1155 boards from Gigabyte and it is comprised of a very complete line that has 11 motherboards ranging from entry-level mATX to the flagship Z68X-UD7-B3. Somewhere near the middle of the line is the Z68X-UD3H-B3, which includes
some new technologies such as TouchBIOS, Intel Smart Response and Virtu. Read More

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Motherboards

Gigabyte X58A-OC Review: By Overclockers, For Overclockers

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

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Motherboards

Gigabyte H55N-USB3 mini-ITX: Big Overclocks From A Small Board

The Gigabyte H55N-USB3 is one small board that is capable of some really big overclocks. I have always thought of mini-ITX motherboards as utilitarian in that people only used them if they had a specific reason to. Like me, most people probably never thought of small form factor motherboards as something that might be good for gaming, overclocking or benchmarking with, but Gigabyte’s mini-ITX motherboards are quite capable in all those respects, so let’s see what the H55N-USB3 can do. Read More

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Motherboards

Another Look at the Gigabyte X58A-UD7 Rev. 1.0

The Gigabyte X58A-UD7 motherboards have been out for a while now. Chances are, if you’ve been interested in this board at all, you have had no problem finding information on it. So why sit down and write yet another article about it? For starters, it’s a terrific board, worthy of some more space on the Web and this particular article includes some benchmark results against a rival board that some might find interesting. Read More

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Motherboards

Gigabyte Unveils P67/H67 Sandy Bridge Motherboards

The Intel P67/H67 (Sandy Bridge) chipset will be released in the coming months and Gigabyte is ready with a very complete line up of motherboards featuring this new chipset. Release dates and pricing information are still NDA, but here is some brief information and specs of the boards that make up the new Gigabyte line. Read More

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Editorials

X58 vs. P55 Quick Memory Comparison

Some may have noticed that P55 (Lynnfield) systems seem to overclock memory “better” than X58. I did. Most notably, memory that would barely run 1100 MHz on X58 for me was magically running over 1300 MHz on P55 after some tweaking. If all other things are equal, that would be amazing, so we’ll take a very quick peek at how memory performs on both platforms. Read More