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Gigabyte G1.Sniper M3 Intel Z77 Express LGA 1155 Preview

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Fresh out of boot camp, Gigabyte's latest platoon of gaming warfighters is here in the TPU motherboard testing facility, ready for battle. The Gigabyte G1.Sniper M3 is a tiny mATX gaming fighter, armed with Gigabyte's own Super Hearing, Super Sight, Super Speed, and Super Sheild.

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so.....while everyone else is doing Reviews we only get Previews at tpu? Not saying you did a bad job because the Preview was excellent,i just think Previews take away from your Review :)
 

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so.....while everyone else is doing Reviews we only get Previews at tpu? Not saying you did a bad job because the Preview was excellent,i just think Previews take away from your Review :)
Yes, only a preview. Was actually done before the launch of the CPU, and Gigabyte got me the board early last week. I "handed it in" after the launch though, and other reviews already planned left it until today.

Still lots to cover: BIOS, software, performance, and overclocking.


I have no 1155 CPUs though, so no review is possible at this time.:banghead: However, we did have a user asking about the board as well as a few others, so I got up what I could ASAP. ;)
 
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This is absurd dave, what are you gonna do about it?
LuLz. whadda you mean? Ensuring I have the stuff needed for reviews isn't my responsibility. :laugh: I'm gonna do what I was told to do. :rolleyes:
 

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Why u have no 1155?
 

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I dunno. Ask Intel? 1-800-628-8686....
you had a 1155 before didnt you? Oh well don't matter, was looking for some clocking on this mobo. I be in the market for Z77 or Z79 mobo. Not sure yet what to get.
 
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Looks good....

just a FYI... Typo on the spex... someone put ATX under form factor... clearly a mATX board ;)
 
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Yes, only a preview. Was actually done before the launch of the CPU, and Gigabyte got me the board early last week. I "handed it in" after the launch though, and other reviews already planned left it until today.

Still lots to cover: BIOS, software, performance, and overclocking.


I have no 1155 CPUs though, so no review is possible at this time.:banghead: However, we did have a user asking about the board as well as a few others, so I got up what I could ASAP. ;)
Thanks for clearing that up, did I miss it at the begining of the review? If not, definately should add.

Great job Dave.
 

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Thanks for clearing that up, did I miss it at the begining of the review? If not, definately should add.

Great job Dave.
It already is. ;)

we've got another board preview before we retreat into the bunker to torture and interrogate Intel's latest
Actual timing as to when I got stuff, and when the review published, is not needed. It's technically already here in the forums too, as I always post a pic of the stuff I get the day I get it, in one form or another.


And frankly, if I had a chip for the board, there'd be more than a preview. Just sayin'. No need to state the obvious, IMHO, but here ya guys are asking, so here I go explainin'. :roll: Next I'll start directing you to W1zz for answers.:laugh:
 

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will you be re-visiting this one when you get a 1155 chip again, this is the one board I was interested in the z77 range until I saw the pcie slot arrangement :banghead:

your preview's actually got me interested again
 

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will you be re-visiting this one when you get a 1155 chip again, this is the one board I was interested in the z77 range until I saw the pcie slot arrangement :banghead:

your preview's actually got me interested again
Yes, this and many more.