Gigabyte GA-Z97N Gaming 5



Gigabyte GA-Z97N Gaming 5

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By on 86

If push came to shove, we would chose the MSI Z97I GAMING AC Motherboard over the Gigabyte GA-Z97N GAMING-5, though mainly down to the BIOS and the FPS performance at times. The Gigabyte GA-Z97N GAMING-5 is currently 113.99 on Amazons UK site which...

By APC Magazine on 80

Those with more modest needs can get by with Intel's tiny Next Unit of Computing (NUC). Those who need more expansion slots can default to micro-ATX. But if you're the kind of person whose only required add-in board is a beefy GPU, as many are, chances...

By Expert Reviews on 80

There’s only one expansion port, and that’s a PCI-E 3.0 x16 slot for a graphics card. Other than that, there are two memory slots for up to 16GBs of RAM with an overclock ceiling of 3,200MHz, and one USB3 and one USB header. These, combined with the...

By on 82

With great on-board audio backed up by by Creative's SoundBlaster X-Fi MB3 Software Suite, solid benchmarks results and a reasonable price tag, the GA-Z97N-Gaming 5 is a fantastic mini-ITX motherboard. It's a shame that neither M.2 or SATA Express made...

By on

An energy friendly HTPC or a monster gaming gaming PC: with the latest generation of mini ITX motherboards anything is possible in a small form factor case. We tested a total of 15 ITX boards for Intel Haswell processors, in a price range of 50 to 200...

By eTeknix on

Intel's Z97 platform is a perfect basis for a mini-ITX system build as it features enough performance to please even the most demanding user while still being power efficient enough to be tamed by small form factor cases and modest cooling solutions. Due...

By on

For a board that overclocks, comes with WIFI/WIDI/Bluetooth, Killer LAN and SoundBlaster Audio it's hard to beat at $179. There are other enthusiast boards that are more expensive and you would need to look at the key features to see if there were any...

By HardwareHeaven on

In recent months we have taken a look at a number of Z97 boards, including Gigabytes exceptional Z97X- Gaming G1 WIFI-BK and their more affordable, mainstream Z97X-Gaming 5. Of course when it comes to motherboards there are many needs and budgets which...

By AnandTech on

With every new chipset release, a large part of the community is always interested in the smaller form factor builds. Building a small yet powerful system seems to be an expanding niche, and for Intel's Z97 platform we took three of the cheaper mini-ITX...

International Review By on 88

La serie 9 de Intel fue una gran reestructuración para Gigabyte debido a los cambios significativos en la linea de tarjetas madre para gamers, abandonar sus colores característicos es una decisión que pudo repercutir para mal, sin embargo el tiempo dio...

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La Gigabyte Z97N Gaming 5 ofrece las prestaciones de una placa base de gama alta en el compacto formato mini-ITX. Gracias al nuevo chipset Z97 que da soporte a la 5ª generación de procesadores Intel Core, los Haswell Refresh , podemos combinarla con los...