Nvidia's big names making big cash
Demand from the gaming market and VR is pushing up demand for graphics cards, and some of the big players are laughing all the way to the bank.
Three Kaby Lake CPUs to rule them all
Gigabyte has refreshed its Brix mini-PCs with Intel's latest 7th generation Core Kaby Lake CPUs, including Intel Core i3-7100U, Core i5-7200U, or Core i7-7500U.
Using a blower-style cooler
Gigabyte said it will release a new Geforce GTX 1080 graphics card that will be use a Gigabyte-colored blower-style cooler but also features a decent factory overclock, the GTX 1080 Turbo OC 8G.
AM4 socket and DDR4 memory support
While we already had a chance to see AMD's new AM4 socket on HP's OEM motherboard with the A320 chipset, the latest leak shows Gigabyte's B350 chipset motherboard in full details.
High-end GTX 1060 with triple-slot cooler
Gigabyte has announced its newest Geforce GTX 1060 graphics card that will be similar to the earlier unveiled GTX 1060 G1.Gaming but come with a completely new Windforce 2X Xtreme Gaming cooler, the Gigabyte GTX 1060 Xtreme Gaming.
Not to mention 1.6 million graphics cards
The figures for Gigabyte technology look good for the first half of this year and the next.
Custom PCB and Windforce 2X cooler
Since Nvidia has officially announced its third Pascal-based Geforce GTX 1060 graphics card, a couple of custom versions have already been teased, including the Gigabyte's GTX 1060 G1 Gaming edition which will have a custom PCB, Windforce 2X cooler and unavoidable RGB lighting.
Decline and fall
Fifteen years ago, the motherboard industry was a buoyant place to be but it looks as if the glory days are all over now.
Mini-ITX graphics card with GP104 GPU
Gigabyte has decided that there is a market for a powerful mini-ITX graphics card that is 17cm long and has launched the new GV-N1070IXOC-8GD, a mini-ITX GTX 1070 with a factory-overclock.
1000 Geforce GTX 1080 at launch
OcUK, the Overclockers UK has sold more than 1000 Radeon RX 480 cards at launch. Although to be fair to Nvidia, the etailer added that they also managed to shift 1000 Geforce GTX 1080 cards on their launch too [so much for the rumour that Nvidia sampled only small volume to the etailers.ed]