Thursday, August 28, 2014

Catzilla launched a new 1.3 version, check it out!

Gaming benchmark Catzilla has been updated by the software developer Allbenchmark. Latest version 1.3 has also updated GPU support for some AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards.

Make sure you download a copy and try it out, here is a link:

Here are the updates posted on page:

  • correct detection of the latest graphics cards and processors (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 745, NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN Z, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870, 880...)
  • Added support of AMD Carrizo
  • Added caching of GPU I2C devices to speed-up the scan process
  • Added support of more NVIDIA GM107 and GM108 models
  • and many more...


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

A Little Bit of Light in a Dark World


GIGABYTE X99 motherboards feature LED lighting for the audio guard light path and the back panel LED, providing a cool, custom look to your rig. These lights are now programmable, so you can have them beat to the rhythm of the music you are listening to, or pulse at a soothing pace to create a great atmosphere to enhance the environment of your game, movie or music. You can also turn them off if you are wanting to get some shuteye.

Friday, August 22, 2014

GIGABYTE Tech Daily Blog Frenzy WINNERS


Hi everyone!

We have look through your submissions and had a really good time being remembered some of our finest posts on the GIGABYTE Tech Daily Blog. To choose the winners wasn’t an easy task so here are the winners!

For the 3rd place and the winner of the AM1M-S2H, we chose Reuben Knutt

For the 2nd place and the winner of the G1.SNIPER A88X, the winner is Gábor Éberhardt

And taking the 1st place for the Z97N-WIFI, the winner is Samuel Sie.

Although no one could guess the post with most page views which is this one:

We decided to choose among your propositions for the one with the best performance. Two entries were tied so we had to flip a coin. Our congratulations go to Xavier Hé Ouais for winning the Z97X-Gaming 7.

The winners will be contacted via FB private message.

Thanks to everyone for your participation!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Another GIGABYTE X99 Tease, the X99-UD4


Hey everyone. While GIGABYTE X99 series motherboards are quickly approaching launch, we thought we’d share another teaser pic, this time from our upcoming X99-UD4 motherboard. Even the UD4 is looking sharp in my biased opinion with the LED lighting and heatsinks.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Playtech video on GIGABYTE Easytune software

Check out this video from a New Zealand PC shop, Playtech, about GIGABYTE Easytune software

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Here Comes the X99-UD7 WIFI

We’ve been treating you to a few sneak peek at our X99 line up with the SOC Force and the Gaming G1. Today we present to you the X99-UD7 WIFI.


EK Launches GIGABYTE Z97X-SOC FORCE Water Blocks



Those amazing folks from EK have done it again with this awesome water block kit for the GIGABYTE Z97X-OC FORCE. Should make a pretty sweet looking system for those wanting to trick out their OC FORCE board. Check out the full specs and pick up a set for yourself at the EK website.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Sneak Peek at X99-SOC FORCE


Following the leak of the GAMING G1 WIFI last week, here is a sneak peek at GIGABYTE’s overclocking board, the X99-SOC FORCE!

What do you guys think? Liking what you see? Some more coming soon, stay tuned…


Monday, August 11, 2014

GIGABYTE EOC 2014 is Over, Congrats to Team Hardwareluxx!


GIGABYTE EOC 2014 took place last Friday in Germany, and it looks like everyone had a lot of fun! The event was covered by Overclocking TV and a full recap of the event is available here:

Our congratulations goes to team Hardwareluxx for taking the lead with 68pts and winning the 1st place. PC Games Hardware took the 2nd place and Game Awardfabrik 3rd.  Congrats to everyone for their participation.

Here are a few pictures from the event. You can consult the full album on HWBOT’s official contest page here:


















Friday, August 8, 2014

First Sneak Peek at GIGABYTE X99 Series

There it is! Unless this picture is shared around before I can write the end of this post, here and our Facebook page are the first two places on the Internet where you can get an exclusive look at GIGABYTE’s new motherboard, the X99.

Be ready, X99 is coming soon!X99-Gaming_G1_WIFI_00

Thursday, August 7, 2014

GIGABYTE EOC Overclocking Live this Friday, August 8 on twitch

If you are free this Friday, August 8, you should definitely tune in to Overclocking-TV’s twitch channel as Massman and Xyala will host a live stream of the GIGABYTE EOC competition taking place in Germany. The stream will start at 10AM (GMT+1), make sure you time this right with your local time zone.

This event has been put together by Der8auer in partnership with GIGABYTE. A total of 6 German overclocking teams will compete during 5 hours, benching through CPU-Z, XTU, SuperPi 32M and Memory clock. To do so, the participants will be using the following hardware:

  • CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K
  • Motherboard: GIGABYTE Z97X-SOC Force LN2
  • Memory: Kingston (probably MFR)
  • SSD: Kingston
  • PSU: Seasonic (probably 1200 W)

Ho yeah, some live overclocking on the Z97X-SOC FORCE LN2! With this motherboard the participants should be able to get exciting and fierce benching results!

Some useful links:

To watch the event on live this Friday on twitch:

Facebook event page:

For more details about the event:

The HWBOT competition page for all rules:

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

GIGABYTE Tech Daily Blog Frenzy Giveaway

stage_Facebook Hi everyone!
GIGABYTE is offering you another great way to win some kickass hardware for your next PC DIY project. All you have to do is browse through the this blog and choose your favorite post. Once you’ve made your choice, you must share it on the GIGABYTE Motherboard Tech Column, in the comment section of the contest post (here),  and tell us why you choose this blog post.
The top 3 will walk away with 1st : Z97N-WIFI, 2nd : G1.SNIPER A88X and 3rd : AM1M-S2H.
On top of that, we will give you the chance to win bonus hardware! If you can guess which post within the blog has received the most page views, you will have the chance to win a Z97X-Gaming G7 motherboard! Again, submit your answer in the comment section of the contest post on Facebook.
1st : Z97N-WIFI
2nd : G1.SNIPER A88X
3rd : AM1M-S2H
Bonus Prize: Z97X-Gaming 7
You must submit your entry by August 17th, midnight (Eastern Time zone). Winners will be selected by GIGABYTE for their originality and will be announced here. If more than one person is eligible for the bonus prize, winner will be selected randomly within each good answer.
We wish you a great read through our blog, and good luck!
Note: You don’t have to choose from the first page of posts, there are 5 years of great stuff here!

Monday, August 4, 2014

HOT Asia Qualifiers Now Open!


Hi guys,

If you love overclocking, this is an opportunity that is not to be missed. HyperX has opened their Asian Qualifiers, which will be held all through August, for the  HyperX OC Takeover (HOT). The top 3 will be invited (all expenses paid) to participate at the HOT World Finals for a live extreme overclocking competition held during CES 2015.

For more details and to register for the qualifiers, go here:

Share the news with your friends (this FB post from Kingston APAC and you will also have the chance to win a 32GB USB drive!

Good luck!