Gigabyte G1.Sniper 2 Z68 Motherboard Review Comment Thread
Gigabyte has been pushing their G1 series "gaming" motherboards for some time now but the Sniper 2 represents their first step away from the aging X58 platform. Not only is this board more affordable than its predecessor but it also comes with Z68-exclusive features like SSD caching and Virtu GPU switching technology.
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Great review Eldonko,:thumb: the motherboard looks good with all its goodies. But I think I will hold off before spending Over $300 on a LGA1155 board until I see what the LGA 2011 are like.
Great review. Lots of work in it and its appreciated.
is voltage droopin on cpu n ram?
or jumpin +.03v-.06v on load
Nice review Eldonko!
Please refresh my memory if it has already been done, but have you ever benchmarked the Killer NIC? I always thought of that NIC as a gimmick. I don't see how optimizations at the chip can possibly make a noticeable difference when you have to go through a 6+ foot cable, then a switch / router, and most importantly the Internet to get to a game server. I think a comparison between the following would be really interesting:
That said, it's obvious where I stand with the motherboard - I'm not paying extra for that Killer NIC. Give me a motherboard with an Intel NIC and $20 less on the price tag and maybe I'll consider it.
Thanks all :thumb:
Depends on what LLC you use. LLC 7 gives about .01v more under load, LLC5 is about the same idle and load.
This bios will fix the 21.33 ratio problem on some RAM sticks
G1.Sniper 2 Overclocking guide and Support for Gamers and OC'ers.
Hey Zack :D
Thx dino, I was about to post that.
Latest Beta Bios GIGABYTE Latest Beta BIOS
Also handy thread G1.Sniper 2 Overclocking guide and Support for Gamers and OC'ers. - Overclockers Australia Forums OC tutorial as such for this specific board.
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