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Gigabyte to include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 with X79 motherboards

By Leeky
Nov 1, 2011
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  1. Gigabyte is set to include Wi-Fi and the new Bluetooth 4.0 standard as an add-on card for several of its new X79 motherboards, according to VR-Zone. The card will be in the…

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  2. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,875   +1,220

    Nice idea....might be nicer if Gigabyte made the card available for sale seperately as well.
     
  3. DokkRokken

    DokkRokken TS Rookie Posts: 267

    I hope it does end up being sold separately. I don't see myself springing for the UD5 model when the UD3 would likely do all I'd need with aplomb.
     
  4. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,217   +157

    can't you but a PCIE Wi-Fi bluetooth now?
     
  5. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,875   +1,220

    Likewise. The UD3 actually seems better appointed in some respects. I'll probably look at the UD3 and Asus P9X79 Pro as being the prime contenders for the next rig if SB-E looks viable from a performance and longevity standpoint.

    Yup, but I think most are either primarily for mobile (laptop) or fairly old specification (either Bluetooth 2.0 and/or 802.11g) - at least that is what is on offer in New Zealand.
     
  6. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,217   +157

    Yup, but I think most are either primarily for mobile (laptop) or fairly old specification (either Bluetooth 2.0 and/or 802.11g) - at least that is what is on offer in New Zealand.[/quote]

    I took a cursory look around and that appears to be the case here as well.
     

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