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    Default GIGABYTE Launches X79 Series Motherboards

    GIGABYTE Launches X79 Series Motherboards



    GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the launch of their latest X79 series enthusiast motherboard range. Supporting the latest 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 processor family for high-end desktops, these new X79 Express Chipset motherboards unite unrivalled desktop PC performance with a new level of hardware flexibility and control. GIGABYTE 3D Power and its all new 3-way Digital Power Engine offers ultimate control of your PC's power delivery, while GIGABYTE 3D BIOS provides a wholly more intuitive and graphical UEFI BIOS environment.




    "This new GIGABYTE X79 series range of boards are all about giving enthusiasts and professionals unprecedented control over their PC's hardware," commented Tim Handley, Deputy Director of Motherboard Marketing at GIGABYTE. "GIGABYTE 3D Power and 3D BIOS give hardcore gamers, extreme overclockers and cutting-edge content creators absolute mastery over every aspect of their PC."



    GIGABYTE 3D Power
    GIGABYTE X79 series motherboards take advantage of the new and exclusive GIGABYTE 3D Power, based on a 3-way Digital Power Engine for both the PWM and memory that delivers unprecedented power delivery control. Utilizing a brand new Digital PWM controller,GIGABYTE's 3D Power features three digital memory controllers for not only the memory, but VTT and VSA, for real-time adjustment and control. The GIGABYTE 3D Power application provides a range of controls via a graphical user interface, allowing adjustment of load line calibration, over voltage protection control and real-time adjustment of CPU, VTT, IMC and four-channel memory frequencies.




    GIGABYTE 3D BIOS with Dual-UEFI
    Based on our new UEFI DualBIOS technology, GIGABYTE 3D BIOS re-imagines the traditional BIOS environment to make it more accessible for novice users than ever before. GIGABYTE 3D BIOS provides a full featured advanced mode for veteran BIOS users, alongside a graphical 3D Mode which offers a far more intuitive BIOS experience that makes it easier to understand how BIOS settings affect their PC's hardware performance.






    Intel X79 Platform Highlights
    All GIGABYTE X79 series motherboards are designed to get the absolute best performance from the latest 2nd generation Intel Core i7 processors, bringing a number of new enthusiast-class features to Intel's latest extreme platform. Featuring the new LGA 2011 socket and based on the latest updated micro-architecture, these new processors feature up to six cores with up to 15MB L3 cache and four-channel DDR3 memory. With an unprecedented 40 PCI Express lanes, enthusiast gamers can also enjoy the absolute maximum GPU performance in Multi-GPU SLI and CrossFireX configurations.




    GIGABYTE G1.Assassin 2
    Designed as the base for the ultimate in gaming PC builds, the GIGABYTE G1.Assassin 2 motherboard combines the unrivalled performance of this new X79 platform with our award-winning G1.Killer design philosophy: onboard discrete-class audio is offered courtesy of the Creative Digital Audio processor (20K2) which offers X-Fi Xtreme Fideility and EAX Advanced HD Audio 5.0 technologies, while the Killer E2100 Game Networking Platform offers advanced network optimization and management for the very best online gaming experience. 3-way SLI and CrossFireX capability means users can really push the boundaries of 3D gaming to new heights.




    GIGABYTE X79-UD7
    The GIGABYTE X79-UD7 motherboard is designed to provide CPU performance worthy of champions, with specific built-in technologies for extreme overclocking configurations. The X79-UD7 features an all digital PWM, four full length PCIe slots for 4-way GPU configurations plus a range of features that mean overclockers will never tire of tweaking the latest 2nd generation Intel Core i7 processors. With GIGABYTE’s exclusive OC-VRM, you'll find POScaps that ensure easy insulation, while OC-Touch lets users tweak in real-time using onboard buttons to change multiplier frequencies. OC-DualBIOS is complimented with a BIOS Switcher button that offers fast back-panel access to two distinct BIOS configurations. A Clear CMOS button is also included along with an OC button for instant OC profile loading. OC-PEG offers additional discrete graphics array power via the SATA rail with two SATA ports, guaranteeing all the power needed for extreme 4-way SLI and CrossfireX configurations.




    GIGABYTE X79-UD5
    The GIGABYTE X79-UD5 motherboard provides the ultimate media processing workstation. Design and Engineering professionals that employ the latest CAD and multimedia creation software will be impressed with eight DDR3 memory slots combined with GIGABYTE's unique 3D Power design to offer the ultimate platform for memory and CPU intensive workloads. We've also included back panel access overclocking via a simple OC button so that you can get an instant boost in performance when needed.


    Exclusive GIGABYTE Bluetooth 4.0 / Wi-Fi Expansion Card
    GIGABYTE X79 series motherboards will also include an exclusive PCIe expansion card that offers support for the latest Bluetooth 4.0 and IEEE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity. The new Bluetooth 4.0 standard includes Smart Ready technology that is debuting on mobile devices including the new Apple iPhone 4S. This means that transferring important content from your smart phone or tablet is easier and faster than ever.


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    Default Re: GIGABYTE Launches X79 Series Motherboards

    Kill the G1 with fire. Fugly as ¤¤¤¤

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    Ow yeah its on

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    Like all boards except for the G1

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    Default Re: GIGABYTE Launches X79 Series Motherboards

    bd te ashte koto din lagbe?
    when god created me, he was just showing off..!!!

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    ^ u mean koto months?

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    Gigabyte's G1.Assassin 2 X79 Motherboard Features Killer NIC

    Previously offered on their G1.Sniper board, Qualcomm Atheros announced that their Killer E2100 NIC would once again make an appearance in Gigabyte's top gaming board, the X79-based G1.Assassin 2. The $399 motherboard is available now and is more gaming oriented than the UD5 board we're currently giving away. Housing just 4 DIMM slots provides more room for accessory chips, and the Killer E2100 is the kind of welcome feature that might not stand out like quad-GPU support or PWM count, but can provide some great benefits to users.

    Bigfoot Networks originally developed the original Killer NIC and was acquired by Qualcomm Atheros (Atheros being another recent Qualcomm acquisition) earlier this year. The E2100 is not a new product, its hardware and software were first introduced last May in the Killer 2100 PCI-E card, and was integrated in Gigabyte motherboards and Asus graphics cards as the E2100. The hardware consists primarily of a 400 MHz PowerPC processor that runs a Linux instance and diverts network processing from the

    Windows stack, with the purpose of providing lower and more consistent pings in low latency applications, like gaming. Bigfoot, and now Qualcomm Atheros, also claim that diverting network processing to the NIC lightens the load on the CPU, but that's less of a concern when the CPU is a 6-core beast that's unlikely to be overly burdened by even the most demanding games.

    What the Killer line definitely has going for it is the granular control the user has over their network traffic. Their Killer 2100/E2100 feature what's being called Advanced Stream Detection, the ability of the firmware to actually determine the type of traffic and assign it a priority based on its importance. In their example, Battlefield 3 players might have the game open on one display, the complimentary Battlelog app open in a browser on another display and providing voice chat services, and the Origin service running in the background downloading updates. The game's network traffic would be given a priority 1 status, the voice chat would receive priority 2, the app and browser priority 3, and downloading updates would be priority 4. Users can control stream priority manually through the Killer Network Management utility.

    Given the performance we've seen from the Killer-N line, their wireless solution, we would love to see an update to the wired solution that would help justify the standalone NIC. As an integrated solution it becomes a little easier to consider, so long as you were intending on buying a high-end board to begin with. With CES just around the corner, we're hopeful we'll be able to see some new Killer products from the Qualcomm Atheros team.

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    Default Re: GIGABYTE Launches X79 Series Motherboards

    G1 series e always Killer E2100 chilo

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    Default Re: GIGABYTE Launches X79 Series Motherboards

    G1 assassin is worst in performance......the best one is MSI X79A-GD65 (8D)
    here's a latest X79 motherboard round up from a UAE review site

    http://tbreak.com/tech/2011/11/intel...oards-roundup/

    and maan o maaan only 1200DHS (24K) for that MSI board (now having 2nd thoughts for APRIL) ...............................EPIC

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    Default Re: GIGABYTE Launches X79 Series Motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by EviL AnGeL View Post
    i honestly think that although other competitors try to put up a fight, asus remains at one of the top positions if not first place.

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    Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 Review

    By Anandtech

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/5271/g...ax79ud3-review

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    Breaking News is Gigabyte is pulling back their X79 mobos from the markets as the VRM used on these mobos are eventually burning from slightest of overclocks, Gigabyte has also released a patched bios for those who do not wish to change or get their motherboards replaced, which limits their ability to oc, therefore is pretty close to shooting yourself on the foot. (what's the use of buying a $300 mobo if you can't overclock)
    Last edited by Fox Mulder; December 28th, 2011 at 14:41.

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    Quote Originally Posted by romulus_ut3 View Post
    Breaking News is Gigabyte is pulling back their X79 mobos from the markets as the VRM used one these mobos are eventually burning from slightest of overclocks, Gigabyte has also released a patched bios for those who do not wish to change or get their motherboards replaced, which limits their ability to oc, therefore is pretty close to shooting yourself on the foot. (what's the use of buying a $300 mobo if you can't overclock)
    Any Link?
    EDIT : found it. But It says only for UD3,UD5 so theres a chance the UD7 will be good & @ Guru3D they OCed a UD7 so that should be good.
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    Gigabyte isn't as reliable these days as it were a few years ago, recent controversies regarding the PCI E 3.0 fiasco, then the hybrid EFI bios bull and now this, my next mobo is sure to be ASRock, I don't trust Gigabyte anymore, imagine a motherboard sold by SMART ending up in smokes and SMART declining warranty due to burn...
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    So far only companies to trust these days are Asrock, Asus and MSI(not for AMD chipset for sure)
    Also don't forget ECS they are finally moving up the hype.

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    ^ Hasn't lost the trust from Gigabyte yet. From all of a sudden from no where saying Gigabyte can't be trust. Lol. To dominate Gigabyte other companies still have a long way to go.

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    Gigabyte Gives Lifetime Warranty to X79 Board Corrective BIOS Users, Isolates Problem



    On Tuesday, a major problem associated with Gigabyte's X79-UD3, X79-UD5, and G1.Assassin 2 motherboards came to light after a Gigabyte press-release, where enthusiasts subjecting their boards to voltage-assisted overclocking with stress-testing, ended up with burnt CPU VRM. Till that press-release, the scale of the problem was not known. Gigabyte announced remedies to existing owners, which included either updating their motherboards' BIOS to the latest "F7" version posted on the company website, or sending their boards dead or alive for free replacements.

    We're getting to know now that to all those who opt to keep their boards and update their BIOS, Gigabyte is offering a lifetime product warranty, an extension of the limited warranties their products come with. Gigabyte's own version of what went wrong with these motherboards is that it shipped several of its motherboards with bad BIOS firmware that did not have "overclocking limits", which motherboards by other manufacturers did. This claim means that "japan0827", the overclocker from XFastest community who ended up with a burned X79-UD3 that he posted on YouTube, would have been running his setup way off spec, electrically.

    Source: DigiTimes

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    I don't like companies that lies about their products, first they lied about their support for Gen 3 bus on their motherboards, later they came up with the BULL crap called Hybrid EFI which isn't UEFI at all, and now this.. I'm sure other companies will never reach to the point Gigabyte has reached, they don't need to stoop to Gigabyte's level and gain market share with false advertisements.

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    This isn't a good thing, its the best thing imagine if bad stuff happened to me with the mobo and I'd be like "something went really wrong not sure" with the store clerk and then change it XD.

    EDIT : I take back what i said about Gigabyte, went a little too far
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    Quote Originally Posted by romulus_ut3 View Post
    I don't like companies that lies about their products, first they lied about their support for Gen 3 bus on their motherboards, later they came up with the BULL crap called Hybrid EFI which isn't UEFI at all, and now this.. I'm sure other companies will never reach to the point Gigabyte has reached, they don't need to stoop to Gigabyte's level and gain market share with false advertisements.
    Yes, but these SB-E CPUs suck a lot of power when stressed. Poor Mosfet/VRM design & that is bound to happen even if it's at stock. Just like with MSI AMD boards, all of their 8xx boards are crippled with poor 4+1 phases, these can barely handle a 125W+ processor, overclocking them is fatal on these boards. There are many stories of motherboards catching fire, & it's not only with Gigabyte boards.

    Gigabyte is still rock solid, even if they were a bit late to the UEFI party, about the Gen3, I won't comment on that.

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