Gigabyte G1 Assassin Review


Gigabyte G1 Assassin

Unigine 0xAA

Unigines Heaven benchmark shows how GPU specific it is in that even with our overclock the results don't really differ much from stock. Although naturally the extra horsepower ensures that our minimum frame-rate doesn't drop to anywhere near the levels of the stock test.


With the image quality up to 8xAA we gain a single frame at average and once again the overclock enables the card to keep running at full tilt rather than have a brief low moment as it struggles to keep up with the eye-candy demands of Unigine.

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Most Recent Comments

21-02-2011, 06:36:35

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.

Love the Assassin build videos watched them all multiple timesQuote

21-02-2011, 06:44:26

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

21-02-2011, 08:08:51

i was looking forward to this review fella, and you didn't let us down - that board is a beastQuote

21-02-2011, 08:41:52

Looks fantastic.

As for P67, it's still a viable option for noobs, I hope. Especially if we don't use the S2 ports.Quote

21-02-2011, 08:44:39

Silly Magazine heatsink (IMHO) or not, this board is indeed a beast and well worth the money, if you can afford it

I missed out on X58 and went strait from 775 and P45 to P67 and 1155 but if I hadn't done that I probably would have gone for this board.Quote

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