Gigabyte G1 Sniper Z97 Review


[section_title title=”Introduction”]Introduction

In 1986 (just like me) Gigabyte Technology was born. Since then they have risen high in the ranks of DIY PC equipment makers. Nowadays, aside from being a Tier 1 motherboard manufacturer, they currently produce and manufacture laptops, peripherals, graphics cards and most recently, smartphones.  Last year was their most successful year in terms of motherboard sales, but how will they do in 2014?  With the latest Z97 chipset upon us, can Gigabyte replicate and even beat what they managed to achieve last year?  That remains to be seen…

Following on from our previous review of the Gigabyte Z97X-GAMING 5 motherboard, today I will be taking a look at Gigabyte G1 Sniper Z97 motherboard.  Even though it is slightly more expensive than the GAMING 5, does that represent more features and a performance increase?  I intend to find out, but first let’s take a look at the specifications…

A little video to introduce the G1 series from Gigabyte:





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