Gigabyte Z97X SOC Preview

Power and Software

Gigabyte Z97X SOC Preview

Power and Software

Finally, having the ability to have so many tools at your disposal is pointless if the quality of the power delivery isn't clean and consistent, and the Z97X SOC certainly has all of the high end CAPs and MOSFETs you could hope to find thanks to the PowIRstage and black 10K CAPs.

Other features, as if what we've seen so far isn't enough to whet your appetite, are the customisable UEFI BIOS we first saw on the 8 series motherboards and a ton of additional software to allow you as much control from the desktop as you have in the BIOS. They've even brought back the start menu to Windows 8.1.

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We can't wait to bring you a full review of the Gigabyte Z97X SOC. Let us know your thoughts in our Forums.

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28-04-2014, 08:38:30

MadShadow
Orange? Just why?Quote

28-04-2014, 08:42:27

tinytomlogan
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Originally Posted by MaddenShadow View Post
Orange? Just why?
The OC boards always have beenQuote

28-04-2014, 08:51:24

MadShadow
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Originally Posted by tinytomlogan View Post
The OC boards always have been
Alright then, but I still don't really like it Quote

28-04-2014, 12:49:52

SieB
I like the orange on the Giga OC boards

This is the best looking Z97 mobo I have seen so far, the Asus boards might be rich feature wise but I don't like the look of them especially the gold ones. And the MSI look ok but I think the heatsinks on the Z87 ones were better.Quote

28-04-2014, 15:43:42

RizeAllard
I think there will be also a high end OC board from Gigabyte. If the new Devil's Canyon processors will be out we will see.. I mostly use Gigabyte boards and i'am really pleased with them in fact of oc too. (but i'm not a Hicookie) ?)Quote
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