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Hands-on with Gigabyte’s New 8-Series Motherboards

Hands-on with Gigabyte’s New 8-Series Motherboards

Intel has just launched its new 8-series chipset along with its new 4th generation Core processors. We had a closer look at some of Gigabyte’s latest high-end 8-series motherboards at Computex 2013.

A HardwareZone PlayTest Event with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX Titan

A HardwareZone PlayTest Event with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX Titan

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX Titan is by far the most power consumer graphics card to-date. With its extravagant price tag and limited availability, such cards are hard to come by for most gamers. So we collaborated with NVIDIA and their partners to showcase their Titan cards to our community, while the HWZ editorial team shared insights on optimal in-game settings and deciphering its related jargon.

AMD A85X Motherboard Roundup

AMD A85X Motherboard Roundup

With the introduction of the AMD Trinity desktop APUs that require the new AMD FM2 CPU socket, there has been a trickle of such motherboards from the usual board makers. We gathered four motherboards from ASUS, ASrock, Gigabyte and MSI that feature the AMD A85X chipset and put them to the test.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Shootout - True Mid-range Kepler

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Shootout - True Mid-range Kepler

NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 660 is its first true mid-range Kepler card and features a brand new GK106 core. Priced at an attractive US$229, NVIDIA claims that this card offers the best price-performance ratio out of the entire Kepler series. We take it for a test drive as well as custom models from ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti Shootout - Clash of the Titans

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti Shootout - Clash of the Titans

NVIDIA's upper mid-range GeForce GTX 660 Ti is the first sub-US$300 card to utilize its 28nm Kepler architecture. Anticipation for this card has been high and, as expected, almost all of NVIDIA's add-in partners have produced their own custom overclocked models. We find out if it was worth the wait, including a shootout of the finest from ASUS, Gigabyte and Palit graphics cards.

AMD Radeon HD 7870 Five-Way Shootout

AMD Radeon HD 7870 Five-Way Shootout

AMD's mid-range Radeon HD 7870 is positioned in the sweet-spot between price and performance, right between the high-end Radeon HD 7950 and the basic mid-range Radeon HD 7770. With almost every AMD add-in partner offering a custom version of this card, we find out which is worth your money.

Effective Charging of the Apple iPad (2012)

Effective Charging of the Apple iPad (2012)

Ever wondered why the 3rd generation iPad takes longer to charge than its predecessor? Or are you confused about why it charges over the USB port on your Mac at home, but not over the USB port on your work PC? Fret not, this article will explain to you on the finer details of USB charging.

Gigabyte X79 Motherboard Updates - An Assassin and 3 Tough Guys

Gigabyte X79 Motherboard Updates - An Assassin and 3 Tough Guys

Better late than never, Gigabyte held its X79 motherboard seminar to showcase its range of boards that support the Sandy Bridge-E processors as well as their exciting new features.

Computex 2011 Show Coverage - Part 1

Computex 2011 Show Coverage - Part 1

In the first part of our Computex 2011 show coverage, we check out the booths of Corsair, Gigabyte, Freescale Semiconductors, OCZ and Zalman.

Gigabyte's Intel X79 & AMD Llano Motherboards Sighted @ Computex 2011

Gigabyte's Intel X79 & AMD Llano Motherboards Sighted @ Computex 2011

Computex doesn't start till tomorrow but over at Gigabyte's booth that's still under construction, we managed to catch hold our first glimpses of motherboards based on the Intel X79 chipset for Sandy Bridge-E CPUs and AMD Llano CPUs. Check these out and more!

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