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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.
Onboard Killer 2100 NIC.
Onboard Sound Blaster XFi Titanium HD.
USB 3.0/ SATA 3 Support.
Front 5.25" USB 3.0/eSATA/Quick Boost Bay.
3Way SLI/ 4Way Crossfire.
Plenty Of Space Between PCIex Slots.
A “free” Killer NIC and XFi make for a nice bonus.
XL ATX Factor.
No clear CMOS button.
No 4way SLI support.
BIGFOOT network card doesn't make much difference.
Audio feedback suffers from minor static.
By Ocaholic on September 02, 2011
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 July 15, 2011
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 June 16, 2011
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 June 02, 2011
One for the very dedicated...
By Real World Labs on May 31, 2011
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 May 20, 2011
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 May 12, 2011
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 May 09, 2011
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 May 05, 2011
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 April 27, 2011
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...
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