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    Gigabyte X79S-UP5-Wifi and Xeon E5-2697 v2

    Years ago I build a NAS at home around the X79S-UP5 platform due to its low cost and inclusion of eight SAS ports form the C602 chipset. I've recently come across a Xeon E5-2697 v2 CPU and well, the system won't post with it installed. I've moved the CPU over to another socket 2011...
  2. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE AORUS P850W Power Supply Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE AORUS P850W Power Supply Review It has been over two years since we did our one and only power supply review with the GIGABYTE namesake. GIGABYTE is once again stepping up to the plate, this time with an AORUS branded unit, which tells us it is supposed to be "POWER OVERWHELMING." This...
  3. LGabrielPhoto

    Frustrated picking a Z390 mobo due to these issues...

    Hello! So I was all set on the Asus z390 Hero BUT at least based on the latest test from "hardware unboxed", it runs much hotter than the other boards and the design seems inferior yet it has what most people claim to be the best bios. Then I started looking at the MSI Ace BUT I just read that...
  4. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE X399 Aorus Xtreme TR4 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE X399 Aorus Xtreme TR4 Motherboard Review GIGABYTE expands its Threadripper lineup with its X399 Aorus Xtreme motherboard. This motherboard has a solid, professional focused feature set, and has a lot to offer. We’ve seen some amazing socket TR4 motherboards thus far so the X399 Aorus...
  5. cageymaru

    AMD September Motherboard Shipments Up 15% in China as Demand Increases

    According to Weng Wei of China Times, AMD motherboard sales were up 15% during the month of September in China as the growth trend more than doubled. This has led to the price of AMD processors increasing from 30% to 50% within the region. The price of high-end AMD motherboards has increased...
  6. cageymaru

    Demand for AMD Chipset Motherboards in China Causes Supply Shortage

    According to a report from EXPreview, the sudden demand for lower end AMD motherboards in China is causing a supply shortage. The A320 chipset is nearly completely out of stock due to special bundling deals with the A8-9600 APU. The B450 models are in short supply also as motherboard...
  7. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE RTX Graphics Cards Introduction and Retail

    GIGABYTE is making us aware of its five new Gaming OC and WindowForce OC cards for the new RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 TI GPUs. These are now showing up in stock at Newegg and Amazon. What is missing is GIGABYTE's AORUS line of cards, but it does let us know that those are on the way! GIGABYTE...
  8. FrgMstr

    Gigabyte X399 Aorus Xtreme Preview

    The new motherboard from Gigabyte designed for Threadripper 2990WX overclocking. 50 amp MOSFETs....
  9. FrgMstr

    Gigabyte X399 Aorus Xtreme Unboxing

    Gigabyte X399 Aorus Xtreme Unboxing Video rendering now.
  10. cageymaru

    Competition Heats up in the Global Gaming Notebook Market

    Asustek and MSI have previously dominated the global gaming notebook sector, but that is changing according to Digitimes. First tier notebook makers such as HP, Dell, Acer and Lenovo have unveiled new gaming notebooks that are directly competing with the offerings from MSI and Asustek. Lenovo...
  11. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE Shows Off New B450 Motherboards & 850W PSU

    GIGABYTE is breaking its silence on its upcoming line of B450 chipset motherboards for AMD's new Ryzen CPUs. We have the press deck below that outlines the features that these new motherboards will have. Also, GIGABYTE is introduction a new naming scheme when it comes to its motherboard...
  12. cageymaru

    GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 for $449 @NewEgg

    Well in theory it is $449.00 but I have NEVER gotten a mail in rebate back in the past decade. So it is $499 - $40 promo code = $459. Then the MIR for $10 that you will never see. :) GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 DirectX 12 GV-N1080WF3OC-8GD 8GB 256-Bit GDDR5X PCI Express 3.0 x16 SLI Support ATX...
  13. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE Aorus Gaming 7 WiFi AMD Ryzen Mobo Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE Aorus Gaming 7 WiFi AMD Ryzen Mobo Review GIGABYTE’s flagship X470 motherboard is a gorgeous piece of hardware, packed with features and bristling with options. It fully supports AMD's Precision Boost 2 technology for new Ryzen processors. This motherboard has overclocking in mind with...
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    Gigabyte i-RAM PCI & 5.25" RAM based storage

    Wanted to share these kits I bought as a pack a long time ago for cheap (thanks to an awesome Amazon user). Years later I'm going to finally be using them in a build very soon; either on my ASRock Z77 Pro4 (with 3 PCI slots) or Z77 Extreme3 (two PCI slots). I'll post test results and the build...
  15. DooKey

    Gigabyte Graphics Card Shipments to Fall 20% in 2Q18

    Gigabyte is expecting their graphics card business to take a hit now that cryptocurrency mining demand has dropped. In 2Q they saw their shipments drop from 1.2M to 1M. Also, the average selling price of their cards dropped 10%. With that said, Gigabyte has decided that hitching their wagon to...
  16. Tahoe916

    Just bought a Gigabyte X470 Aorus Gaming Ultimate...

    Just bought a new mobo and Ryzen 2700 to replace my aging i7 3820. Wow, what a difference even at stock speeds! I got it all up and running and verified everything is working, RAM is running XMP @ 3000MHz, so I decided to look into how to overclock these (I went with the 2700 @ MC for $229...
  17. FrgMstr

    Gigabyte Unveils New Accessories at Computex

    We are looking forward to getting to spend time with Gigabyte's new AORUS GOLD PSU assuredly that will be offered up in 750W and 850W capacities. Gigabyte is also looking extended its AORUS branding to headsets, mice, and cases as well. Slides on the news page.
  18. P

    FS: i7 4770K + Gigabyte Z87X UD4H + 8GB G.Skill Trident 2400mhz DDR3

    Payment via PayPal and shipped via USPS priority to the continental US only. i7 4770K: does 4.7ghz @ 1.375v (YMMV) but has been run under water at 4.3ghz w/ all eco modes on. not delidded. $200 Z87X UD4H: 16 phase digital...
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    Gigabyte X470 Motherboard Shows Up On Amazon

    Perhaps inadvertently jumping the gun, the Gigabyte X470 AORUS Gaming 7 WIFI has appeared on Amazon today. The X470 Gaming 7 WiFi was originally shown at CES in January. X470 as well as the 2nd generation Ryzen processors have been rumored to launch on April 19th, and this motherboard showing up...
  21. boushidosan

    FS: HTC Vive, R9 390 Nitro, 2700K, DDR3 Galore

    First for sale thread, need to be an adult and pay down some debt. Next week these will be listed on the ebays. All prices include shipping. Intel i7 2700K LGA 1155, z68 etreme3 gen3 - 175 shipped This processor needs no introduction. It has been under water the whole time I have had it...
  22. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE Aorus X399 Designare EX Motherboard Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE Aorus X399 Designare EX Motherboard Review GIGABYTE’s X399 Designare EX is a rich, full featured solution for AMD’s Threadripper CPUs. At $370, this isn’t a budget-oriented offering. The thing people usually want to know when looking at motherboards in this price bracket is if such...
  23. M

    FS: Gigabyte GTX 1080 Turbo OC (Blower, NEVER Mined)

    Heatware 144-0-0 Newegg Link Picture Album $600 Shipped SOLD! USPS Priority, Insured Prefer PayPal and 30+ heat. Lower 48 Only About: Bought from Newegg on October 1, 2017. Card has never been mined. Played a lot of PUBG and ArmA 3. It had a modest OC of +25 on the core & memory, stock...
  24. Meleniumshane90

    FS: ASUS Dual Series GTX 1060 3GB, Gigabyte HD 7950 3GB, BNIB Logitech G710+ [W] Crypto/PayPal/Cash

    I'm funding my annual trip to MegaCon. Feel free to make a reasonable offer below. ASUS Dual Series GTX 1060 3GB Purchased January 10, 2018. Have receipt if you need it.; $320 Shipped. Both SOLD. Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 3GB $150 shipped SOLD I've had this card since I built my main...
  25. O

    Need help on a Crossfire cooling issue

    I'm running dual XFX R9 290x (R9-290X-EDFD) cards on a Gigabyte 990FXA-UD5 Rev 3.0 mobo. The two cards are currently air cooled and slotted in the PCIe 2.0 16x slots on the board. I am planning on upgrading the cooling on these cards using 2 Corsair H55 closed loop coolers and 2 NZXT G12...
  26. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE AORUS GTX 1080 Ti Waterforce Xtreme Edition @ [H]

    GIGABYTE AORUS GTX 1080 Ti Waterforce Xtreme Edition GIGABYTE has released a brand new All-In-One liquid cooled GeForce GTX 1080 Ti video card with the AORUS Waterforce Xtreme Edition video card. This video card gives the Corsair Hydro GFX liquid cooled video card some competition, with a...
  27. R

    Gigabyte Offers Sneak Peek at a Future AMD Motherboard

    Gigabyte is showing off a new X470 motherboard for the upcoming second generation Ryzen processors. While AMD has provided few details on what X4700 will bring. Some notable features are finned heatsinks on the VRMs, a slew of Frag Harder lights, power and clear CMOS buttons on the built-in I/O...
  28. R

    UEFI BIOS Updates For Spectre

    With the Spectre vulnerability exposed, Intel is rushing out new microcode, and motherboard manufacturers are working hard to get BIOS updates released. The news today about InSpectre got us thinking, have there been any BIOS updates for our machines, and will there be? It looks like X99 is as...
  29. M

    Gigabyte z370n-wifi: replacing/removing the wifi module?

    Hello! I am busy buying parts for an upcoming build. The Dan A4-SFX case ships only in january, so in the process I had time to change my mind, and thus went from a Gigabyte z270n-wifi + i7 7700k to a Gigabyte z370n-wifi + i5 8600k. Since my build is going to be a dualboot Windows/Hackintosh...
  30. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE Z370 Aorus Ultra Gaming Motherboard Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE Z370 Aorus Ultra Gaming Motherboard Review Intel’s launched yet another chipset, so for better or worse that means new motherboards for Intel’s mainstream market. We look at GIGABYTE’s Z370 Aorus Ultra Gaming to see if it’s worthy of a Coffee Lake CPU. And now that you can actually...
  31. P

    FS: Mini ITX tower i7-6700K | Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 | 16GB DDR4 | Noctua NH-U12S | EVGA 650W P2

    Looking for $599 + shipping. If you're interested, just send me a zip code and I'll see what the rates look like. Though I'd prefer not to, I'm willing to part this out, with a preference for keeping as many components together as possible. Just send me your best offer, keeping in mind...
  32. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE X399 Designare EX Threadripper Motherboard

    I have been waiting to get my hands on this new X399 Designare EX Threadripper motherboard from GIGABYTE and it has just hit stock at Newegg. Hopefully we will get ours in for testing quickly. This new generation of IR digital power controllers and PowIRstage ICs feature Isense technology...
  33. D

    FS: Gigabyte Geforce GTX 1080 Windforce OC 8G

    For sale is a new(ish) Gigabyte GTX 1080 Windforce graphics card. I bought this off of eBay new and decided to go with a 1080ti instead. I used this once to test working conditions and everything checks out fine. SOLD Heatware Thanks for looking and have a good day.
  34. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE X399 Aorus Gaming 7 TR4 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE X399 Aorus Gaming 7 TR4 Motherboard Review We review GIGABYTE’s X399 Aorus Gaming 7 and see how it stacks up in the world of HEDT motherboards. This motherboard is not priced all that high considering the amount of features it touts and certainly it is not priced high for the stability...
  35. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE X299 Aorus Gaming 3 Motherboard Review

    GIGABYTE X299 Aorus Gaming 3 Motherboard Review GIGABYTE adds another product to its ever expanding Aorus Gaming line. The X299 Aorus Gaming 3 sounds like it might be at the bottom of the Skylake-X heap feature-wise, but you can hardly call a motherboard with so many features "stripped" down...
  36. W

    Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming3 Automatically Turns Off After 2-5 Seconds

    Hello everyone, I'm having problems with my PC since I moved it to another room, whenever I turn it on it automatically turns off after 2-5 seconds and once again turns on after 5 seconds to start the same loop. I doesn't even send video to the monitor, so I can't access the BIOS. I have tried...
  37. Pieter3dnow

    Gigabyte X399 Designare EX unveiled Supposedly this will be more expensive then the gaming 7 and positioned more towards workstation market.
  38. F

    Dual graphic Nvidia card

    Hi! Could be possible to use a GTX 1070 6gb and an Quadro K1200 4gb on a non SLi Gigabyte B85M D3H motherboard? Could be possible to use individual monitor for each one connected both on same motherboard? Could be any risk of overheating? Would be any problem or conflict with drivers? As long as...
  39. cageymaru

    Gigabyte GeForce® GTX 1080 Mini ITX 8G

    Gigabyte GeForce® GTX 1080 Mini ITX 8G Isn't it so cute and precious? Blame Techreport. :)
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    4x PCIe Problem on GA-AX370-Gaming K5

    I have a problem with a StarTech PEXUSB3S44V four port USB card on a GA-AX370-Gaming K5 (rev. 1.0) board running Windows 10. I get errors in device manager when the StarTech card is in the left 16x slot. The error is something along the lines of "Windows was unable to reset the device". The...