The launch of the 4th generation Intel Core processors brought with it a new LGA 1150 CPU socket and the Intel 8-series motherboards. We rounded up the top-end Intel Z87-based motherboards from five manufacturers (ASRock, ASUS, ECS, Gigabyte, MSI) and put them through their paces. Find out who came out on top!
We rounded up three custom GeForce GTX 750 Ti cards from NVIDIA's partners to see how they stack up against each other. For those who weren't too convinced out of the reference card's performance, we're certain the partner cards from ASUS, Gigabyte and Palit would present a greater appeal at an enticing price point.
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti card was unveiled early November this year. Now, the add-in card partners have announced their offerings, based on the fully unlocked GK110 graphics core of the GTX 780 Ti. We rounded up two early adopters from ASUS and Gigabyte respectively for comparison. Find out which S$1,000 card came out ahead!
Sitex is currently underway here in Singapore, but over in the US, Black Friday madness is about to grip the nation. If you're prepared to jump through a few hoops to get the best deals, online shopping on Black Friday (even with the extra shipping costs) can be much cheaper than local prices.
The Gigabyte Radeon R9 280X Windforce 3X OC leaps out of the box with a factory-overclocked R9 280X GPU, rated at up to 1100MHz. With the skeleton thin fan shroud and its three cooling fans, the card cuts a familiar sight to those who are in the know of its Windforce 3x cooling system. We find out how this card fares.
We weren't too impressed by the reference NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760, but can NVIDIA's add-in partners do any better with their custom cooler models? It's time to find out as we test overclocked versions from ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI and Palit.
NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 770 reference card impressed us with performance surpassing NVIDIA's previous generation flagship GeForce GTX 680 card. Now it's time to see what NVIDIA's add-in partners can do as we round up cards from ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI and Palit.
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.
Gigabyte's Windforce 3X is the first factory-overclocked GeForce GTX 780 custom card to reach our labs. Overclocked 91MHz on the core to an impressive 954MHz, the Windforce 3X is also armed with a mean-looking triple-fan cooling system. We put it to the test.
With a whopping 32 phases of CPU power circuitry, the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP7 is definitely an Intel Z77 board that is not meant for the faint-hearted. It also features the new Ultra Durable 5 technology, so the board sports PowIRStage ICs and high-current 60A chokes to enable 2,000W of power delivery!