Gigabyte G1 Assassin Review

SiSoft Sandra

Gigabyte G1 Assassin

SiSoft Sandra

Processor Arithmetic

Once again you can see how well the G1.Assassin copes with being heavily overclocked. It's a serious feather in its cap that even with a hefty amount of voltage running through the CPU and a powerful GPU it doesn't even bat an eyelid.

Processor Multimedia

The Assassin when overclocked managed to score higher in the float x8 test than the stock i7-950 manages in the double x4 test. If that isn't impressive we're not sure what is.

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Most Recent Comments

21-02-2011, 06:03:06

tinytomlogan
It's been a while since we've seen a new X58 motherboard, and Gigabyte have just solved that with one of the highest spec models we've ever seen. The Assassin.



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21-02-2011, 06:36:35

Taurus
Great review, nice to see x58 stuff. I'm sick to death of seeing sandy bridge reviews and all its problems. Not sure about the price though seen it on various sites for around £450. Looking forward to seeing reviews of the cheaper Sniper & Guerilla boards.

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21-02-2011, 06:44:26

ciksas
The board is immense so the price fits it quite right. I would have anything against if it would be cheaper so I could replace my ep43 ds3l with it Quote
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