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[Vortez] GIGABYTE G1 Sniper 2 Intel Z68 Review

post #1 of 10
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looks like the first review of the sniper 2... quite good feedback too!
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The first Intel Z68 motherboard to be released under the G1-Killer moniker is the G1 Sniper 2 just a week ago. The G1 Sniper 2 has an interesting feature-set including early support for PCI-E 3.0, a dedicated Network Processing Unit from networking professionals Bigfoot and other elements to entice gamers. It’s time to lock n’ load, reconnaissance style. Let’s take a look at GIGABYTE’s latest G1 Killer Intel Z68 motherboard.

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Dat heatsink.
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Sorry, but £320-£350?

Ridiculous.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Reslivo;14543450 
Sorry, but £320-£350?

Ridiculous.

Agreed.
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post #5 of 10
The motherboard price seems exorbitant because of its expensive NIC chip and Creative audio chip. The review didn't test to see if those features were any better compared to their Realtek or Intel counterparts. Kind of makes the review a waste of time.
post #6 of 10
Gigabyte g1 gaming series, the only motherboard that will give you the biggest e-peen and drop your credit score simultaneously!

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On a side note though, I wish I had enough money for this board, it's pretty awesome.
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post #7 of 10
stupidly expensive for what it is imo
post #8 of 10
So thats an mATX mobo?
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Originally Posted by overclock4ever;14556080 
stupidly expensive for what it is imo

Pretty much. I could see this being $260ish USD but oh well. -.-
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post #10 of 10
Shame the review doesn't even touch the Killer NIC and the outstanding sound on the board, which are its two biggest selling points IMO.
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