This week, consumer-grade PCIe 5.0 M.2 drives have finally hit the U.S. market, well over a year since the first client PC platforms supporting PCIe Gen5 became available. The new drives offer higher performance than the flagship PCIe 4 drives they supplant, albeit with some trade offs such as high prices and a greater need for good cooling. Meanwhile, for better or worse, the current crop of drives are largely interim solutions; as faster NAND becomes more readily available later this year, drive vendors will be able to push out even speedier drives based on the same controllers. Up to 10 GB/sec Now for $170/TB Gigabyte and Inland (a Micro Center brand) are the first companies to offer PCIe Gen5 consumer SSDs in the U.S. Gigabyte's...
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 Review
Gigabyte has released their Z68 lineup, and I am going to look at the UD3H - a $170 Z68 board aimed at the mainstream consumer market. The Z68 based...70 by Brendan van Varik on 7/11/2011
Gigabyte Announces 6-series Motherboard Replacement Program
Yesterday Intel announced the largest stop shipment/recall I can remember it ever making (excluding FDIV). The product in question? All 6-series chipsets, a necessary part of any Sandy Bridge...86 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/1/2011
The Battle of the P67 Boards - ASUS vs. Gigabyte at $190
In the world of motherboards and manufacturer competition, the idea is to beat your competitor. To develop the product, with more features, more fancy gadgets, and perform better than...137 by Ian Cutress on 1/20/2011
ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte & MSI: Four Flagship X58 Motherboards Reviewed
Thus far, we’ve spent most of 2010 focusing on mainstream segments for our motherboard reviews, there’s more of that to come over the next few months starting off with...54 by Rajinder Gill on 7/15/2010
Gigabyte H55N-USB3 : Mini-ITX done the Gigabyte way...
We’ve been waiting for one of the major players to get their mitts into mini-ITX for Intel’s chipsets and finally Gigabyte has delivered with the Intel H55 chipset based...78 by Rajinder Gill on 6/15/2010
Overclocked: Our Custom Radeon HD 5870 Roundup
Fans of custom video cards have undoubtedly found themselves a bit disappointed with the Radeon HD 5800 series. Due to a perfect storm of low GPU yields from TSMC...45 by Ryan Smith on 5/19/2010