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]
Flagship GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming
Gigabyte has released yet another new Pascal based graphics card and this time it is the outfit;s new flagship GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming.
Wants to get deeper into gaming
Gigabyte says its Xtreme Gaming-series is part of a philosophy to cultivate deeper relationships in the gaming market.
Later in June
Gigabyte has released a teaser showing a shadow of what is probably the upcoming custom GTX 1080 graphics card that will be a part of Gigabyte's Xtreme Gaming lineup.
EVGA, Zotac, Gigabyte, Galax and Inno3D
Following the announcement of first Pascal-based Geforce graphics cards, the GTX 1080 and the GTX 1070, Nvidia AiB (Add-in-Board) partners have announced their versions, all based on reference design, now known as Founders Edition.
First Thunderbolt 3 X99 motherboard blesssed by Intel
Gigabyte has released its X99P-SLI board which it claims is the first Intel Thunderbolt 3 certified X99 motherboard.
Windforce 2X cooler and factory-overclock
Gigabyte has launched a new Geforce GTX 960 graphics card as a part of its Xtreme Gaming lineup, the GV-N960XTREME-4GD, featuring a custom design with Windforce 2X cooler as well as a high factory-overclock.
Based on C236 chipset and with DDR4 ECC memory support
Gigabyte has launched its new motherboard base on Intel's C236 chipset which comes with support for both Intel's Xeon E3-1200 V5 CPUs as well as DDR4 ECC memory.