Gigabyte Z97X G1 Gaming 5 Motherboard Review

SiSoft Sandra

Gigabyte Z97X Gaming 5 Review

SiSoft Sandra

Given the slightly smaller overclock we were able to obtain with the Gigabyte Z97X Gaming 5 it's not a great surprise that in the Sandra benchmarks, so reliant upon ultimate clock speed, that the Gaming 5 finds itself rooted to the foot of the graphs. Again it's worth pointing out that although it's always at the bottom it is at least close to the other motherboards we've tested.

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19-05-2014, 13:11:41

Jumper118
gigabyte need to bring back green boards Quote

19-05-2014, 13:35:22

notcool
Definitely green ties in so well with the Nvidia stock cooler.Quote

19-05-2014, 14:10:37

RizeAllard
You were right! We need those green and black stuff back...
I also like the blue and black ones too... Theres a lack of those boards to.
If i were in the place of Gigabyte i would push out a white and black stuff as well... I think it might be working... Quote

19-05-2014, 14:17:34

WYP
I have to say, with the last two motherboards i purchased, I bought my motherboards based on their colour.

My Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 was all black, because i wanted all-black, and I recently purchased a Gigabyte Z87-G1 SNIPER because it was green.

I think Gigabyte will miss out on the many users that want green systems, then again red is much more mainstream and could attract more users to Sniper series boards.

Personally, I'll miss the green colouring. It was something that ONLY a gigabyte Sniper board can give you. RIP Sniper green, you will be missed.Quote

19-05-2014, 14:25:45

QuietOne
One good thing about that board is that it has a standard PCI slot. I thought they were obsolete now? If I had known then I wouldn't have thrown my X-Fi elite pro sound card away Quote
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