Gigabyte G1.Sniper M5



Gigabyte G1.Sniper M5

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As for performance, the Sniper auto-overclocking feature cranks things up pretty heavily - right up to 4.8GHz. Not that any Haswell chip will run that fast without falling over. At stock clocks, performance is pretty much on a par with Asus's Z87-Pro....

By TechRadar AU on

A quality little mini-motherboard capable of making up the heart of a very powerful gaming monster....

By PC Gamer on

The G1.Sniper M5 is a bit of a pocket rocket.With stock results being so stable across all of our test motherboards we only looked at the overclocking performance today, and the M5 performed admirably, albeit with a very minor note of caution. The MSI...

By Overclock3D on

Today Intel launched the 4th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and the Z87 chipset, you can find our usual full text review here. Below Kaeyi Dream and Stuart Davidson talk us through Gigabytes latest edition the G1.Sniper 5 and the Intel Core i7-4770K. Don't...

By HardwareHeaven on

While we could consider the Gigabyte G1.Sniper 5 as residing in the high-end gaming segment, the M5 model is rather positioned on the mainstream, while retaining many good features from the ATX board variant. From the removed features we could remind the...

By MadShrimps on

When we tested it as part of our 37 Haswell motherboard group test , the Gigabyte G1.Sniper 5 did very well, and it had some great gamer-specific features. You did have to dig deep in your waller for it. The XL-ATX Sniper 5 costs an average of £368 / €...

By on

Making a truly great board is really hard lately. Better power unit, more connections and overclock capabilities are as surprising as sun rising in the morning. Gigabyte managed to break the monotony with a board whose name doesn't do justice to the...

By InsideHW on

The Gigabyte G1.Sniper 5 motherboard we have covered in this review comes fully packed with an awesome number of features and through these we could include the Sound Blaster Core3D audio, the latest Killer E2200 NIC or the 16-phase solid VRM....

By MadShrimps on

If you are looking for a small form factor board that can punch well above its weight in terms of features, design, performance and overclockability, then the G1.Sniper M5 is made for you, and if you aren't a fan of the Micro-ATX design, then Gigabyte...

By eTeknix 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...

By AnandTech on

A GIGABYTE ‘novamente ou de novo' acerta o alvo e vem com um produto altamente recomendado e feito especificamente para os entusiastas e jogadores hardcores que não desejam investir um rio de dinheiro em uma placa superior e nem por isso abrem mão de...

International Review By on

La G1.Sniper M5 est une carte mère Micro-ATX pour gamer. Architecturée autour d'un chipset Z87 ; elle propose dans un format compact tout un arsenal pour les joueurs et les amateurs d'optimisations diverses.Gigabyte signe une réussite avec un design...

International Review By GinjFo on

Analizar la G1.Sniper M5 nos deja una buena sensación, ya que encontramos en ésta tarjeta madre las características que todo gamer busca, buen sonido integrado gracias al  Creative Sound Core3D así como un controlador de red de alto rendimiento para no...

International Review By on

Mit dem G1.Sniper 5 liefert Gigabyte den wahr gewordenen Traum für Enthusiasten und Overclocker ab. Das Z87-Mainboard bietet zu einem unverschämt hohen Preis eine sehr gute Verarbeitungsqualität, eine exzellente Leistung und zahlreiche...

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