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    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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
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    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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
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    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...
  11. Pieter3dnow

    Gigabyte X399 Designare EX unveiled Supposedly this will be more expensive then the gaming 7 and positioned more towards workstation market.
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    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...
  13. 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...
  15. 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...
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    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?
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    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...
  18. 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...
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    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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
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    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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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.
  27. 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)...
  28. 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...
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    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...
  30. 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...
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    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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
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    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...
  38. Pieter3dnow

    New AM4 motherboards spotted from Seems okay :)
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    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...
  40. 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...