1. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE Z270X Ultra Gaming Motherboard Review

    GIGABYTE Z270X Ultra Gaming Motherboard Review - GIGABYTE has been on a roll with all it's 2017 offerings. This generation has seen solid boards for both AMD and Intel fans alike. Today, we switch gears and look at the GIGABYTE Z270X Ultra Gaming. It's the most misleading name GIGABYTE has...
  2. Emission

    FS: ASRock X99 Extreme4 (AS-IS), Misc. Parts

    Hi everyone, just looking to get rid of some crap that's taking up space. Terms: - I accept Paypal - I ship via FedEx to the continental US - All prices negotiable - Heatware at Emission Items: ASRock X99 Extreme4 ATX Motherboard - AS-IS - This board was originally the basis for an X99 system...
  3. S

    Best GeForce GTX 980 Ti?

    The dust has long settled - which 980 Ti is best? Possibly looking to pick one up for a secondary box... - Galax HOF 980 Ti - ASUS Strix 980 Ti - EVGA Kingpin 980 Ti - Gigabyte 980 Ti Extreme - MSI Lightning 980 Ti Any that I missed?
  4. T

    Gigabyte GV-N75TOC-2GI on Antec NSK-1380's 350W power supply

    Hi, I currently have a few spare parts laying around and I'd like to build a gaming HTPC. The case I want to use is an Antec NSK-1380, its power supply comes in a non-standard form factor, it's rated for 350 watts, is 80+ certified (white) and doesn't have any PCI-E connectors. As the power...
  5. badcookies

    Gigabyte Radeon AMD R9 390 8GB super overclocked May have fudged the title =( This is a R9 390 that has NOT been modified or overclocked (aside from manufacture overclock) in anyway. Never used in any sort of mining even though it is an excellent card to do so. Standard use in non-smoking home, regularly cleaned and...
  6. R

    ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte And MSI Release X299 Motherboards

    HotHardware has compiled a roundup of the upcoming X299 motherboards from ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte and MSI with some pricing. Most of these boards are available to pre-order now to get ready for your new i9 build. Ever since hearing that Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X processors would share the same...
  7. M

    Fallout Collection + Watercooling + Z270/7700k Evga GTX 1080 bundle + Q87

    Hey guys first let's start with heatware: Gigabyte Z270 Gaming SOC, board only, 7700k, m.2 240gb v-color ssd, windows 10 pro with license key, Evga GTX 1080, Cooler Master Nepton 240M bundle $1000 SOLD Board has no I/O shield, board only, GPU is card...
  8. H

    EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SC GAMING, ACX 3.0 & Black Edition TRADE for GTX 1070 Mini

    Hi All, I bought the following and opened the box, only to find that it doesn't fit in my case :( : I'm looking to trade this for someone's Zotac GTX 1070 Mini preferably...
  9. R

    1080 Ti Gigabyte/Aorus Card Warranty Registration Issues

    Purchased a 1080 TI through that was Fulfilled by OutletPC and have been trying to register the Graphics Card for the Warranty. Both Reps on the phone told me I could do it but just had to send the information via email. They were a partner site and would be honored. When I emailed them...
  10. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE and AORUS at Computex

    GIGABYTE has some very cool systems and products worth checking out in its section at Computex this year. I pulled some of my favorite shots that show off great system mods, new products, great cabling and system configuration, and one of the new AORUS mascot statue. I like things with cool...
  11. C

    Gigabyte GTX 1080 Waterforce displayports disabled

    I have had this issue since I purchased this card back in August. Basically my main monitor which is plugged into the displayport 3 always works, but my secondary monitor which is plugged into displayport 2 gets no signal on a cold boot. When i restart my computer, both monitors work...
  12. E

    What new barebone to upgrade my i7 4770R?

    Many years ago i bought a Gigabyte BRIX-4770R, a QUADCORE powerhouse i7 that is still going strong... After that many new barebones from intel and gigabye appear to be all merely dualcore. Which New/To Be Released barebone will be a QUADCORE powerhouses that is worth upgrading to compared to...
  13. J

    Smallest Mac Mini with Kabylake

    Recently I replaced my Desktop with small form factor PC. It is an excellent experience when customizing a computer. Now I present you my tiny HTPC that runs MacOS Sierra. It doesn't have any Graphics card because my aim is to make it smaller, so I'm using the Intel HD Graphics. HTPC...
  14. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE AORUS AX370-Gaming 5 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE AORUS AX370-Gaming 5 Motherboard Review - At long last we've finally got a full retail AM4 motherboard on hand to put through its paces. GIGABYTE's AX370-Gaming 5 is probably one of the best bets on an AM4 system right now. Unfortunately, that path will have a few bumps in the road...
  15. Zarathustra[H]

    Gigabyte Radeon RX580 Leaks

    Looks like Videocardz has some leaks up of what appears to be Gigabytes entire upcoming RX5xx line. If you enjoy leaked marketing renders of video cards and their boxes, this one is for you. In other news, it appears as if Gigabyte's "G1 Gaming" branding is out, and "Aorus" branding is in.
  16. The Internal

    Trying to change boot screen graphic for my GB motherboard

    I've done this manually in the past, but was thinking about finding an easier way to change the boot screen on my Gigabyte Z170N-Gaming 5 mITX motherboard. Gigabyte makes this program called "-at sign-Bios" which has a "Face wizard" that's supposed to do just that (change the boot graphic)...
  17. Zarathustra[H]

    Gigabyte Firmware Flaws Allow the Installation of UEFI Ransomware

    At the BlackhHat Asia 2017 security conference on Friday researchers from cyber-security firm Cylance demonstrated two Gigabyte vulnerabilities which allow malicious code to be written to the UEFI firmware. The demonstration involved installing proof-of-concept UEFI ransomware preventing a...
  18. A

    Gigabyte AB350M-gaming AM4 + Ryzen 7 1700x problem

    Hi guys, got the 1700x on a gigabyte ab350m matx board with hyperx 2x16 gb 2400mhz ram and getting some problems. First symptom came with win10 installation was super slow but eventually finished. Then would get intermittent non boots, maybe 1 out of 10 reboots would get stuck at the mobo splash...
  19. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE Aorus Z270X Gaming 9 Motherboard Review

    GIGABYTE Aorus Z270X Gaming 9 Motherboard Review - GIGABYTE’s Z270X Gaming 9 is one of the most feature rich and ultra-high end offerings you’ll see for the Z270 chipset this year. We were super fond of last year’s similar offering and as a result, the Z270X Gaming 9 has very large shoes to...
  20. S

    FS: [SOLD] Windforce Geforce GTX 780 Ghz Edition Non-Ti Overclocked $135.00

    Hi all. I got a like new, mint Gigabyte Windforce GTX 780 Ghz Edition graphics card. I got a great deal on a Ti version of this same card and couldn't pass it up. To be honest, the difference in performance between the 2 cards is nearly impossibly to see in actual everyday use and gameplay...
  21. C

    project "BF1 option"

    Battlefield 1! Battlefield Probably one of the most popular games worldwide is the subject of this project. However, on a slightly different KIND. For use comes the Xtreme Gaming XC700W Case. The case is predominantly in black and has accents in orange and white. The colors of the Extreme...
  22. T

    WTB intel Z97 matx mobo

    Looking to purchase medium range z97 matx mobo with I/O plate with no bent pins. Must include slot cover when shipped and have good heatware/ebay feedback. Please send PM with shipped price, pictures if available along with feedback link, thanks and good day.
  23. C

    New RAM and Booting Issues

    Hi everyone, I recently purchased some Hyper X Fury DDR3 1866MHz 16GB (2x8) RAM. I installed it today in a GIGABYTE Z68XP-UD3 motherboard and once I powered my PC again. It started looping for 1-2 seconds non-stop. I then installed my old RAM being Pareema DDR3 1333MHz 8GB (2x4) and it works...
  24. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE Z270X Gaming 7 LGA 1151 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE Z270X Gaming 7 LGA 1151 Motherboard Review - GIGABYTE’s Z270X based offerings feel like slightly modified clones of the Z170X line. But hey there are tons of pretty lights on these! In all seriousness, the Z270 chipset based offerings are far more of an evolution than a revolution...
  25. S

    Gigabyte Repasting and Warranty

    I bought myself a P55Wv6-PC3D because it was on sale for $1,055. Most laptops have atrocious thermal paste jobs and you can wring lower temps out of them by remedying this. However, since the machine is brand-new I'd prefer not to void the warranty, hence my question. There are stickers...
  26. M

    Gigabyte z170x-gaming 7 m.2 pci-e install

    hey folks, Anything special i need to do in order install a 1tb Intel 600p pci-e SSD? physically install, boot windows on existing SSD, image to m.2 SSD, then boot from m.2 SSD would be the plan. Gigabyte z170x-gaming 7 motherboard. Anything special I will have to enable in the BIOS etc to...
  27. FrgMstr


    GIGABYTE RX 480 G1 GAMING vs MSI GTX 1060 GAMING X - We take GIGABYTE’s Radeon RX 480 G1 GAMING video card and pit it against a MSI GeForce GTX 1060 GAMING X video card in today’s evaluation. We will overclock both video cards as high as possible and compare performance and find out what both...
  28. B

    Gigabyte damaged my motherboard when I sent it in for RMA repair and refuses to fix it

    In April 2016, I purchased a GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-Gaming 6 (rev. 1.0) motherboard form Newegg. The motherboard was delivered on May 3rd 2016. The fan headers started dying on the motherboard less than 6 weeks after it was delivered from Newegg. Unfortunately it was outside of the 30...
  29. Pieter3dnow

    New AM4 motherboards spotted from Seems okay :)
  30. A

    EVGA or Gigabyte or Asus GTx 1070 Recomendation

    Hi, so I'm looking to build a new PC and will be having the following so far: 1. Case: Phanteks Evolv ATX Tempered Glass in Galaxy Silver 2. Processor: Intel i7 Processor (i7-6800K) 3. Motherboard: Asus X99-Deluxe II I'm stuck on which GPU to get. I'm thinking the EVGA 1070, but again NOT...
  31. M

    X99 Motherboard Help/Advice

    ASRock Fatal1ty X99 Professional Gaming ASUS ROG Strix X99 Gigabyte GA-X99-Ultra Gaming MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon Hey everyone. Looking for a little advice on the above ATX X99 MBs, namely which one I should use as the basis of my new build. This is the first time I'm building on the X99...
  32. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE XP1200M 1200W Power Supply Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE XP1200M 1200W Power Supply Review - You read that correctly, we are reviewing a computer PSU today that is being sold under the GIGABYTE banner. GIGABYTE is best known for its motherboards, but that should put it in a good position as to knowing what kind of power an enthusiast PC...
  33. B

    plz help, Ram problem!!!

    at 1st my computer have 8gb of ram, after 1 month of use(brand new computer)(selfbuild) the ram went up to 6.8gb of 7.9 ram , the computer is very slow so i bought another 2x4gb ram(just yesterday). So in total i have 16gb ram, and now the ram has taken 12gb of 16gb. plz help to solve. i play...
  34. K

    8GB (2x4GB) of DDR3-1600 RAM, LG 3D BD-ROM/DVD-RW

    Parting out my upgraded gaming PC, as I've moved on. I acquired this PC from this forum, and all parts were new. I will not be selling the case, as I don't feel like shipping it. Pictures are available upon request, but the PC is still assembled, so it might take a while. Not looking for...
  35. noclevername

    Parts sale need to clear some room

    Verified paypal only, shipping to lower 48 only. Prices are shipping included, offers welcome, please no low balls. Heatware Images I5 3470 cpu - Pulled from working machine, just upgraded to a new chip (this chip was not in the Gigabyte board listed below when i started seeing issues with...
  36. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming Premium @ [H]

    GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming Premium - GIGABYTE’s GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming Premium Pack is one premium package of goodness. Not only have we got one of the fastest GeForce GTX 1080 video cards, but GIGABYTE has thrown in the kitchen sink in this Premium Package with enthusiast...
  37. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE X99 Phoenix SLI Motherboard Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE X99 Phoenix SLI Motherboard Review - GIGABYTE’s X99 Phoenix SLI is another entry into the G1 Gaming lineup. While there is little to nothing that’s truly unique about the feature set, the combination of features and unique aesthetics are hard to argue with. The X99 Phoenix SLI offers...
  38. FrgMstr

    GIGABYTE Z170X Designare LGA1151 Motherboard Review @ [H]

    GIGABYTE Z170X Designare LGA1151 Motherboard Review - GIGABYTE has continually impressed us with its offerings as of late. GIGABYTE’s Z170X Designare is poised to continue that trend and add another motherboard to the budding Designare legacy. We are still not fully sure of what exactly...
  39. S

    FS: 2x Gigabyte GTX 970 G1s

    Located in Baltimore, MD. Local pickup available, or buyer pays shipping. Cash / Verified Paypal only. Both are in excellent condition and have been run in SLI. Includes original boxes. $225 each or $425 for both. Reviews/Feedback for Skillzero | Message/Post with questions!
  40. D

    New 1080 G1 from Amazon doesn't post

    So I bit the bullet and ordered a Gigabyte GTX 1080 G1 Gaming from Amazon for $650. It was supposed to ship out on the 10th, but they somehow shipped it out to days early and I got it on the 10th. Well, when I got the box out of the shipping cardboard, the tabs on the corners looked like it...