Thursday, December 15, 2011

Anandtech select GIGABYTE motherboards in Seasonal Buys Guide 2011

Anandtech has just published their buyer’s guide for the forthcoming holiday season. Zach Throckmorton sketches out a bunch of systems tailored for a mainstream high-end user. We are of course deeply flattered to see that Zach has opted for GIGABYTE motherboards for both the ‘Gamer’s Delight’ and the ‘Productivity Powerhouse’ builds.

Gamer’s Delight: The GIGABYTE Z68XP-UD3

Z68XP-UD3

“Gigabyte's GA-Z68XP-UD3 is an ATX form factor motherboard with all of the bells and whistles. It is a very capable overclocker and in my experience very reliable as well. While it's definitely not in the highest echelon of LGA 1155 motherboards, it is a solid higher-end mainstream motherboard. Perhaps of most interest to gamers, it supports both SLI and CrossFire….”

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Productivity Powerhouse: The GIGABYTE X79-UD3

X79-UD3

“Gigabyte's GA-X79-UD3 is an ATX form factor motherboard that represents a good value amongst X79 chipset boards. If your applications benefit from GPU acceleration, it has two PCIe x16 and two PCIe x8 lanes....”

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Check out the full guide at Anandtech here.

GIGABYTE Z68XP-UD3 motherboard webpage.

GIGABYTE X79-UD3 motherboard webpage.

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