Gigabyte has just announced the J1800N-D2H Mini-ITX motherboard. With this release they join a number of companies offering Bay Trail D compatible motherboards. This board features Intel’s Celeron J1800, which belongs to the Bay Trail D family. It uses the Celeron brand name and is part of the Silvermont architecture. This low-powered SoC is designed for small systems such as HTPC setups.
Today Gigabyte launched the latest edition to their BRIX series of ultra compact PC kits, the BRIX Gaming. As you can guess this mini PC is geared towards gamers and features an AMD A8-5557M APU together with an AMD Radeon R9 M275X discrete graphics processor.
We can now welcome the GIGABYTE G1.Sniper Z5S and GIGABYTE G1.Sniper Z5 gaming motherboards which were announced earlier today by GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd. These motherboards are going to feature the signature GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio features along with the Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2200 networking.
The GV-R927XOC-4GD is available in a standard edition and there is another version which features the Battlefield 4 Origin key. This one comes with a GDDR5 memory of 4 GB and has been laid across a 256-bit wide memory interface. The memory has been clocked at a speed of 5.60 GHz and this generates a bandwidth of 179 GB/s.
We all got to know of the new releases of the GV-R929XOC-4GD (Radeon R9 290X) and GV-R929OC-4GD (Radeon R9 290) through the official Gigabyte website. Without any prior notice, the company straight away published details on the website regarding the new custom-cooled and factory-over locked graphics cards which are powered by AMD’s Hawaii GPU.
Gigabyte has an upcoming Radeon R9 290X OC Edition graphics card. This card will feature Gigabyte’s own high performance WindForce 3X cooler. Many people have been waiting for custom R9 290X cards as the reference designed card run extremely hot and have noise issues. There have been rumors that we might not see these custom cards till 2014.
Gigabyte has taken off with an amendment project of its Radeon R7 250 OC graphics card. This one offers its 100 mm fan-heat sink and this same one was offered on the Radeon R7 240 OC graphics card.
The card has been equipped with a blue Ultra Durable 2 PCB along with Gigabyte’s in-house fan-heat sink design which makes use of aluminium hinder with a copper core and spirally kind of projecting ridges.
Many of the models of the Radeon R9 200 series graphics card have been modified into Battlefield 4 special editions by Gigabyte but the R9 290 series have been excluded from the special editions range. The most exciting part of this collaboration with Battlefield is going to be the surprise feature of the Origin keys to Battlefield 4 with the graphic cards package.
When it comes to choosing any motherboard there are so many options out there. Many companies load up motherboards with great features, but sadly most users won’t even make use of these features. So inevitably we are stuck with very expensive motherboard that we never really make full use of. Today we will be taking a look at a motherboard at the lower-end spectrum as far as pricing goes, but it still offers a solid feature set. The motherboard in question is the Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H. This motherboard supports Intel’s 4th Generation Haswell processors and features 8 SATA 6GB/s ports, 10 USB 3.0 ports, multi-GPU support, and a very impressive UEFI BIOS. Is this the Z87 motherboard for you? Read on as we find out.
One of the best things when a new graphics card is released is waiting for custom versions of the card to come out. Many of these cards offer factory overclocks and custom cooling solutions. Not only will this give you better performance, but also quieter and more efficient cooling. Today we are taking a look at an R9 280X from Gigabyte (GV-R928XOC-3GD) which features a factory overclock of 1000 MHz core and 1100 MHz boost. Gigabyte has also installed their own custom WindForce 3X cooler, which should keep things nice and cool. Is the the R9 280X for you? Read on as we take a look…