Gigabyte officially introduces gamer-oriented motherboard G1.Sniper 2

Gigabyte, one of the world’s leading consumer electronics, has expanded its line gaming boards G1-Killer Chipset Intel Z68 the new model, dubbed G1.Sniper 2. Recall that the first images appeared on the web platform two months ago. New supports next-generation PCI Express 3.0, which doubles the bandwidth of cards installed in 2 per cent, from 500 to 1000 Mb / s per line. It is compatible with processors Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge in the LGA 1155.


The PCB Gigabyte G1.Sniper2 performed in military style with a predominance of black and green colors. CPU power module 12 phase. Thanks to high-quality solid capacitors is achieved by a stable supply voltage. It should be noted the use of a card set of measures to improve the reliability of Ultra Durable VGA, which is characterized by the use in the construction of the PCB copper layers of double thickness, Japanese solid capacitors with ferrite cores and transistors, Low RDS MOSFET. This motherboard supports the software Lucid Virtu, which will be able to switch with integrated Intel graphics to discrete graphics Zotac GeForce, while consuming minimal power and minimal heat. New features dual PCI Express x16, operating at x8 when you install the combination of graphics cards AMD Radeon or Nvidia GeForce. In addition, the board has four slots for memory modules such as DDR3-2133.

On board are two PCI and two PCIe x1, four SATA 6 Gb / s and three SATA 3 Gb / sec. The description also identifies the following characteristics: a chip Creative CA20K2, compatible with EAX Advanced HD 5.0, NIC Bigfoot Networks Killer E2100, two ports USB 3.0, video and HDMI. Unfortunately, at present the cost of the motherboard Gigabyte G1.Sniper two is unknown.

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