Gigabyte GA-Z87X-OC

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The Gigabyte Z87X-OC is a motherboard that uses the Intel Z87 chipset and is compatible with Intel’s 4th-generation 'Haswell' processors. It packs Intel's LGA1150 socket, six SATA3 slots, up to 32GB of RAM, four PCI-E x16 slots, two legacy PCI slots and a single PCI-E x1 slot. Last but not least, the Z87X-OC can accommodate up to four graphics cards.

Expert reviews and ratings

By APC Magazine on 90

Gigabyte's trademark burnt-orange colour scheme is in full effect, which when mixed with the black PCB and trim, give the board an unmistakable premium feel. And those good looks are backed up with a plethora of features. Four PCI-e slots capable of...

By X-bit Labs on

The Gigabyte GA-Z87X-OC is a special mainboard optimized for overclockers. It is designed to be used as an open testbed for overclocking experiments and some of its features have already been implemented in other products. For example, it has...

By HardOCP on

GIGABYTE needs no introduction but I'll give the company one anyway. 1986 was a good year for the computing industry. This one year gave birth to several motherboard manufacturers, one of which is GIGABYTE. GIGABYTE didn't just survive to this day, but...

By overclockers.com on

Now we get to wrap this review up. All told, we have a very solid board made especially for the overclocking crowd. Now, there are other boards out there that lean in that direction, but this board seems to leave out some of the bells and whistles the...

By AnandTech on

When I interviewed Jackson Hsu (Product Manager at GIGABYTE) at Computex this year, he explained that one of his proudest recent achievements was the sales figures for the Z87X-OC, with the first production run being sold out (to distributors) before...

By bjorn3d.com on 94

The Z87X-OC is an amazing innovation from Gigabyte offering unprecedented value and features earns it the Bjorn3D Golden Bear Award...

By Expert Reviews on 80

Good board with lots of onboard overclocking buttons and switches, but it’s a niche...

By Legit Reviews on

The GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force has the features that could make it a great gaming motherboard in addition to being a great overclocking board! If you're looking for either, the Z87X-OC Force Intel Z87 motherboard may be the right choice for you!...

By MadShrimps on

ASRock Z87 OC Formula The Z87-OC Formula is ASRock's high end EATX format offering for the overclocking enthusiast. There's also a mATX model called the Z87M OC Formula. What makes this board so interesting for the community? One reason to...

By Overclock3D on 93

Unlike some other motherboards, the black and orange colour scheme of the Gigabyte range is reserved just for their high-performance models. So far it's existed on just four. The X58 OC, which was a stunning performer for the money. The Z77-UP7 which...

By hardwareasylum.com on 100

We mention this quite often but as overclockers we often demand more from our hardware and want something that is specially built to help us reach insane levels. Sometimes those levels include getting a SuperPi record while others might be simpler like...

By TweakTown on 92

Coming in at $199.99 at the time of writing, the GIGABYTE Z87X-OC really hits at a much better price point than you'd expect it to. But when you really start to look at the board compared to more expensive ones, you can see why it hasn't got a super...

By eTeknix on

Gigabyte have managed to create an amazing board that appeals to overclockers and those wanting the very best without spending huge amounts of money. The Z87X-OC offers amazing functionality with huge overclocking abilities while keeping value at the...

By uk.hardware.info on

On 1 June 2013, Intel introduced the fourth generation of its Core processors , also known as Haswell. That day we published a group test of 33 motherboards, but as the prices weren't known at the time, it wasn't possible to draw accurate conclusions...

By Ocaholic on 100

the BIOS is excellent and it's a joy working with this board Well structured BIOS Overclocking Features       Recommendation If you're looking for an excellent motherboard for overclocking, then the Gigabyte Z87XOC is the perfect choice Furthermore...

By techPowerUp! on 86

On the corner of my desk (in a spot meant for my third monitor), sits my motherboard test bench, and the system build on that test bench changes every week. I have released reviews of two completely new products on the market these past two weeks--a...

By Vortez on

Right from the get-go we were impressed by GIGABYTE’s efforts with the Z87X-OC. It may be designed for the advanced user but even so, it’s even a great starting point for anyone seeking to learn more about overclocking. Z87X-OC has every conceivable...

By Kitguru.net on 90

This weekend Intel launch their range of Haswell processors and companies such as Asus and Gigabyte have a new range of boards for the enthusiast audience to choose from. This review focuses on the Gigabyte GA-Z87X-OC motherboard when paired up...

By uk.hardware.info on

Today Intel introduced the fourth generation of its Core processors , also known as Haswell. The desktop processors in the Haswell generation use a different type of processor socket, called Socket 1150. That means if you want to use one of the new...

By AnandTech on

With time quickly approaching the launch of Haswell, leaks on both motherboards and CPU performance are coming out of the woodworks. Similar to our advance Ivy Bridge coverage, here is a current roundup of everything we were allowed to show or is...