Overclockers Take AMD A10-5800K APU to 7.87 GHz
Nov 28, 2012 - in News
Gigabyte's overclocking team was able to overclock AMD’s A10-5800K APU to a record 7.87 GHz, up from a stock 3.8 GHz.
Six Socket FM2 Motherboards For AMD's Trinity APUs
Nov 25, 2012 - in Reviews
After just one generation, Socket FM1 is dead. We test six Socket FM2-based motherboards able to take AMD's newest APUs built using the Trinity architecture. Can any of these platforms, armed with AMD A85X Fusion Controller Hubs, get us to upgrade?
Tom's Hardware's 2012 Gift Guide, Part 1: For System Builders
Nov 20, 2012 - in Picture Story
Welcome to our most-anticipated event of the year, the 2012 Holiday Gift Guide! Today, in Part 1, we have three of our most stunning models ever displaying an arousing array of components for your system config consideration. Deep breath...and enjoy.
Gigabyte To Release Windows 8 Slate, Ultrabook
Oct 23, 2012 - in News
Gigabyte is launching a Windows 8 slate and a convertible Ultrabook sometime after the OS launches this Friday.
Gigabyte Launches New Aivia Gaming Keyboard, Mouse
Oct 18, 2012 - in News
Gigabyte has introduced a new Aivia gaming mouse and keyboard.
Six $220-280 Z77 Express-Based Motherboards, Reviewed
Oct 9, 2012 - in Reviews
Expanded graphics card support, enhanced on-board features that include Thunderbolt on some models, and more-robust voltage control are all good reasons to consider paying a little extra for a higher-end motherboard. Today we examine five top choices.
Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 And 660 Review: Kepler At $110 And $230
Sep 13, 2012 - in Reviews
We have two new graphics cards in the lab today: Nvidia's GeForce GTX 650 and 660, filling the gap between its GeForce GT 640 and GTX 660 Ti with Kepler derivatives. Are these GK107- and GK106-based boards able to challenge the Radeon HD 7750 and 7850?
Seven GeForce GTX 660 Ti Cards: Exploring Memory Bandwidth
Sep 11, 2012 - in Reviews
Seven GeForce GTX 660 Tis landed in our lab. Today, we're benchmarking them, measuring their noise and temperatures, and conducting a more in-depth analysis of the impact a 192-bit memory interface has on performance. The results are enlightening!
Gigabyte Launches Flagship Z77X-UP7 Motherboard
Aug 27, 2012 - in News
Gigabyte's latest motherboard features a robust 32+3+2 power design using Ultra Durable 5 high current capable components.
Guild Wars 2: Your Graphics Card And CPU Performance Guide
Aug 26, 2012 - in Reviews
The anticipated sequel to Guild Wars is here, and we're putting this MMO through its paces to let you know what hardware you'll need in order to play it at its highest details. We also explore which processor architectures work best with Guild Wars 2.
System Builder Marathon, August 2012: Alternative $2000 Gaming PC
Aug 23, 2012 - in Reviews
Starved by the limits of our System Builder Marathon benchmark suite, Thomas decides to explore what happens when he really uncorks the graphics system. A helping of 5760x1080 across three monitors is being added to the complete four-course test set.
System Builder Marathon, August 2012: System Value Compared
Aug 22, 2012 - in Reviews
Paul, Don, and Thomas each took a stab at building the best value-oriented performance machine within their budget limits (some more successfully than others). Which of these machines will stand out for delivering the most bang for your enthusiast buck?
System Builder Marathon, August 2012: $1000 Enthusiast PC
Aug 20, 2012 - in Reviews
This quarter, we construct our most powerful $1000 enthusiast build ever, complete with a Core i5-3570K, GeForce GTX 670, and solid-state storage. Can it beat the value of Paul's $500 machine or come close to the performance of Thomas' $2000 system?
System Builder Marathon, August 2012: $500 Gaming PC
Aug 19, 2012 - in Reviews
Paul went all-out last quarter, cramming massive graphics performance into his $500 gaming PC. This time around, he pulls back a little bit on his GPU in order to use a better-balanced processor. Can he maintain playable frame rates in our gaming suite?
Gigabyte Radeon HD 7970 Super Overclock: Now With Windforce 5X
Aug 5, 2012 - in Reviews
Gigabyte’s Radeon HD 7970 Super Overclock is huge, heavy, overclocked, and very different-looking. Its Windforce 5X cooler employs five 40 mm fans. We benchmark the card, spend some time tweaking it, and measure the noise those blowers make.
Seven Sub-$160 Z77 Express Motherboards, Reviewed
Jul 22, 2012 - in Reviews
Intel’s LGA 1155 interface is designed for mainstream buyers, yet the firm’s Ivy Bridge-based processors put it in the performance spotlight. We compare seven Z77 Express motherboards that deliver enthusiast-class performance at mainstream prices.
Preview: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7970 SOC Windforce 5X
Jul 19, 2012 - in News
Check out a sneak peek at Gigabyte's customized and overclocked Radeon HD 7970.
First Preview of Gigabyte's Radeon HD 7970 With 5 Fans
Jul 7, 2012 - in News
Look what we've got sitting in our lab!
Gigabyte Intros Innovative Mouse/Touchpad Hybrid
Jun 30, 2012 - in News
The Gigabyte Aivia Xenon is a hybrid peripheral, combining mouse with touchpad capabilities.
Seven GeForce GTX 670 Cards, Benchmarked And Reviewed
Jun 28, 2012 - in Reviews
We have seven GeForce GTX 670 cards. Which is fastest? Which is quietest? Each one swaggers onto the scene ready to prove its worth to your wallet. We emphasize thermals, acoustics, and design in this many-way shoot-out based on Nvidia's capable GK104.
Gigabyte Trots Out Gaming Keyboard, Mouse and More
Jun 10, 2012 - in News
Gigabyte's Aivia gaming peripherals are launching this month.
This is Gigabyte's Super Overclock GTX 680 With 5 Fans
Jun 9, 2012 - in News
A quintuplet of fans.
System Builder Marathon, June 2012: System Value Compared
Jun 7, 2012 - in Reviews
Frugality returned in this quarter's System Builder Marathon, tipping the balance towards less-elaborate gaming rigs. Does cutting deep into the budgets end up hurting our lower-cost build too much for it to compete, or is its value enhanced instead?
Gigabyte Launches X11, U2442, and U2440 Notebooks
Jun 7, 2012 - in News
Gigabyte announces three new ultra lightweight notebooks; X11, U2442, & U2440
System Builder Marathon, June 2012: $500 Gaming PC
Jun 6, 2012 - in Reviews
After stripping $150 from his already frugal budget, Paul is forced to make a tough gamble in order to hit his build goals. Will the decision to spend big on graphics bite him in the rear when he has to cut back on everything else, or is the choice sound?
System Builder Marathon, June 2012: $1000 Enthusiast PC
Jun 5, 2012 - in Reviews
With a $250-smaller budget this quarter, Don re-creates the previous build as faithfully as possible just to see how much of a difference two memory channels make. With no room left for an SSD or extra RAM, we think you'll be surprised by the results.
Tom's On-location With Gigabyte Motherboards at Computex
Jun 5, 2012 - in News
Tom's video crew hits up Gigabyte's demo room in Taipei, Taiwan.
Presenting Tom's Hardware's Best Of Computex 2012 Awards
Jun 4, 2012 - in Picture Story
We spent a full week canvassing the floor of this year's Computex show in Taipei, Taiwan. Along the way, we found eight products worthy of recognition. Those devices receive our Best of Computex 2012 award, which specifically honors innovation.
Gigabyte Boasts 7.032 GHz CPU Clock Record on Ivy Bridge
Jun 4, 2012 - in News
Overclocker HiCookie pushes two Gigabyte Z77X motherboards to World Records with the help of an Intel Core i7-3770K and GSkill Trident X Memory.
Does Your AMD FX Platform BSOD with Steam? Read This.
May 22, 2012 - in News
Tom's Hardware has reached out to AMD and a few motherboard manufacturers to get an understanding of what looks to be a long stemming issue with its FX processors and Steam games.