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Well everyone has been looking forward to the G1.Sniper 3, while it hasn't released as of yet GIGABYTE did send us a sample a very short time ago. So today i will provide you guys with some nice pictures, as well as a video preview. This isn't my typical preview, it is more like an unboxing, a full review of this board will be ready by next week!"

Lots of High Res pictures at the source!


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The MB so so amzaing in every way other then the green color. It really kills it. Red and Blue come first. Green is like 7-8th as choice of colors.
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I don't see any aux power connector for PCI-E power like other high end boards..

I know it's not a huge deal but there have been a few peeps that have toasted 24pin power connectors without it.. Then again 28nm GPU's aren't as power hungry so we will see.

It looks pretty decent, I expected a little more in the looks department but functionality looks pretty good.

Gigabyte makes good boards but looks wise this generation is a little.. ugh so-so.
    
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I don't see any aux power connector for PCI-E power like other high end boards..
I know it's not a huge deal but there have been a few peeps that have toasted 24pin power connectors without it.. Then again 28nm GPU's aren't as power hungry so we will see.
It looks pretty decent, I expected a little more in the looks department but functionality looks pretty good.
Gigabyte makes good boards but looks wise this generation is a little.. ugh so-so.

You did not see or hear properly. It right next to Sata Ports as Sata Power.
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The MB so so amzaing in every way other then the green color. It really kills it. Red and Blue come first. Green is like 7-8th as choice of colors.

I find it amusing a grown man ranks colors, but to each their own...

Personally, I like it. Not that I will bother going Ivy Bridge, but cool looking board.
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You did not see or hear properly. It right next to Sata Ports as Sata Power.

Beautiful, I suppose I was used to seeing it in awkward spots like right above the PCI-E slots =P
    
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I find it amusing a grown man ranks colors, but to each their own...
Personally, I like it. Not that I will bother going Ivy Bridge, but cool looking board.

lol I was thinking the same thing. I'd prefer the color to be chartreuse rolleyes.gif but that green looks pretty good. thumb.gif
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Probably the better looking Z77 boards Gigabyte has produced, I wonder when will Gigabyte release this one? Kinda weird its not even being listed in any retailer yet.
    
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from what i gathered, its a BIG deal. lolz
yeah nice board. defs going to consider.
    
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Probably the better looking Z77 boards Gigabyte has produced, I wonder when will Gigabyte release this one? Kinda weird its not even being listed in any retailer yet.

It been on amazon since April 8th 2012 http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-CrossFireX-NVIDIA-Motherboard-G1-SNIPER/dp/B007R21KAI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1334806477&sr=8-1
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