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[Vortez] GIGABYTE Unleashes G1.Sniper 2 Gaming Motherboard

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PRESS RELEASE
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GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, announced the launch of the new G1.Sniper 2 motherboard, the latest G1-Killer Series motherboard designed for extreme gaming on the latest Intel® Z68 chipset and Intel® i7 Core ‘Sandy Bridge’ processors. Featuring several state-of-the-art onboard solutions from renowned industry leaders Creative and Bigfoot Networks, as well as many additional and exclusive GIGABYTE features, the GIGABYTE G1.Sniper 2 motherboard takes no prisoners in its quest for gaming supremacy.

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would have expected more PCI on this but still looks pretty sweet!
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post #2 of 92
That magazine design is horrible. I like everything else though, would go good with a green build.
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2 PCI-E slots?
I am disappoint.
An exorbitant price is much guaranteed since this is "G1"... :/
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Originally Posted by Shodhanth;14473827 
2 PCI-E slots?
I am disappoint.
An exorbitant price is much guaranteed since this is "G1"... :/

Meh.

At least it is designed with PCI slot usability in mind. Bigger annoyance is the 6 SATA ports and that is it.
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post #5 of 92
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according to the gigabyte website this has 8 phase power whilst the G1 assassin has 16. So I don't think this is their ultimate offering, the marketing seems to points to it being a gamer board more than anything
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post #6 of 92
Frankly the magazine heatsink looks bad.
I mean like Friday-bad.
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I like the shielded caps to the left.

But it needs more PCI-e. Its 2011!
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I am dissapoint!
 
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Suh-weet!!!! Do want....daggon I should've waited on my build :/
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post #10 of 92
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shodhanth;14473871 
Frankly the magazine heatsink looks bad.
I mean like Friday-bad.

Ugly, but it'll spend its life covered by a GPU
Quote:
Originally Posted by BabyBalla;14473875 
I like the shielded caps to the left.

But it needs more PCI-e. Its 2011!

It is 2011. And the overwhelming majority of people still do not have more than one GPU card. That overwhelming majority includes me and you BTW. wink.gif
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