Gigabyte G1.Assassin

  • Gigabyte G1.Assassin
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The Gigabyte G1.Assassin supports 4-way CrossFire and 3-way SLI, USB and SATA 3.0, two BIOS ROMs, support for 3TB+ hard drives and an on-the-fly overclocking solution.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Ocaholic on

General With the G1.Assassin, Gigabyte has a motherboard in its portfolio that is tailored especially to the needs of gamers. Therefore we liked the high quality creative sound card delivers crisp and clear sound as well as realtime encoding....

By HotHardware on

Throughout testing, the G1 Assassin regularly traded places with the two comparison boards. As one would expect, performance comparisons of motherboards from the same chipset family will yield very few surprises. After all, a processor will perform...

By Overclockers Club on

Well, it's easy to say that Gigabyte showed up to the fight with this board. Beyond now industry standard features and high quality reference components, the G1.Assassin heaps on two additional cards onto the PCB and ups the size to the gigantic...

By Atomic MPC on

One for the very dedicated...

By Real World Labs on

Most people never thought that Gigabyte could produce something better than the legendary GA-EX58A-UD9 mainboard targeted towards enthusiasts and hardcore overclockers but that was obviously not the case after all. The G1.Assassin may lack...

By Maximum PC on 80

Gigabyte really went all out with the weapon-themed G1.Assassin board, but for folks who don’t know: It’s a motherboard, not a weapon. Repeat: not a weapon. And just in case someone thought you could somehow slap the magazine-shaped heatsink...

By Neoseeker on

Instead of doing the standard summary where I list all the pros and cons of a product prior to giving my final recommendation, I am going to just come out and say that the G1.Assassin is one of the more innovative and unique motherboard we have tested...

By Pro-Clockers on

The Gigabyte G1.Assassin is a 'no holds barred' type of motherboard. Gigabyte wanted the best of everything in order to give the gamer all they needed in one package. They did such a good job at this that if you can't tell this motherboard...

By VR-Zone on 86

Final thoughts It all comes down to the perspective of the manufacturers. Does it make more sense to have all features added onto the motherboard, making the motherboard physically larger, or provide an add-on card for a more universally accepted...

By Hardware Secrets on

The Gigabyte G1.Assassin may be classified as a "wow" motherboard. It could be a "simple" high-end socket 1366 motherboard, just because it has six memory slots, a high-end voltage regulator, four PCI Express x16 slots, support for SLI and CrossFireX...

By Hardware Canucks on

First and foremost, GIGABYTE have to be commended for undertaking such ambitious product. We are not saying this because they made a motherboard series targeted towards gamers, but because they did it right. When we look at the G1.Assassin it is...

By Legit Reviews on

If you happen to be building an Intel X58 system and plan on upgrading the audio and installing a Killer E2100 NIC, the GIGABYTE G1 Assassin may just fill your needs perfectly!...

By LanOC Reviews on 90

In a market where almost every X58 motherboard is the same Gigabyte was able to make the G1 Assassin stand out in a crowd. Their attention to detail with the cooling system puts the entire G1 Killer series of motherboards into a class of their own....

By TechRadar on 60

The market for top-of-the-line X58 boards should have dried up with the release of the Sandy Bridge chips, but the Gigabyte G1.Assassin X58 board is looking to get people excited again.The latest Intel Sandy Bridge chips have dominated CPU-related...

By FutureLooks on 90

It’s not surprising to see the GIGABYTE G1 Killer Assassin perform similarly to their own X58A-UD5 motherboards in many respects. They share quite a bit of engineering right down to the 16-Phase power. However, the Assassin overclocks just a...

By ThinkComputers on 90

When the G1 Killer motherboards were announced, I was very excited, and to me they were one of the standout things I saw at CES this year. We really have not seen that many gaming motherboards that truly have everything a gamer needs. The G1...

By Bjorn3D on 95

There are not many times when we run across a motherboard manufacturer that releases a motherboard that is truly worth considering for a certain market group. The GIGABYTE G1.Assassin gaming motherboard not only shines and gives more options to...

By Tbreak.com on 70

With Intel’s new Sandy Bridge processors all the rage, let’s not forget that their (previous generation) LGA 1366 CPUs are still one of the highest end processors available on the market, the i7 980X being a particular force to be reckoned...

By Overclock3D on 83

There is no denying that todays review was slightly different than the norm. With so many modern systems being within a gnats chuff of each other we really wanted to give a range of results, rather than try and find the nth of a percentage difference...

By HardwareZone.com on

When it comes to PC gaming hardware, ASUS' Republic of Gamers brand comes to mind, offering motherboards, graphics cards and even notebooks. Although we have always felt that ASUS' ROG boards are targeted more at overclocking enthusiasts than...