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GIGABYTE Wins Tom’s Hardware High-end Z77 Roundup with Z77X-UP5 TH Motherboard

Taipei, Taiwan, October 19, 2012 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced that the GIGABYTE Z77X-UP5 TH motherboard has earned the ‘2012 Recommended Buy’ award from respected reviewers at Tom’s Hardware. The GIGABYTE Z77X-UP5 TH motherboard claims this award due to its combination of outstanding features and excellent value for money. Comparing six high-end motherboards based on the Intel® Z77 Express Chipset from a range of tier one and tier two manufacturers, Tom’s Hardware reviewer, Thomas Soderstrom, concluded that the GIGABYTE Z77X-UP5 TH motherboard was the most attractive upper tier Z77 motherboard currently available, deeming it worthy of the highly respected Tom’s Hardware ‘2012 Recommended Buy’ award. “GIGABYTE leads that features-per-price battle without making any serious concessions in performance or overclocking, so the Z77X-UP5 TH earns its value award.” Commented Thomas Soderstrom, senior motherboard reviewer at Tom’sHardware.com You can find the full review at Toms Hardware here: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/z77x-up5-th-z77a-gd80-z77-oc-formula,3305.html. GIGABYTE Z77X-UP5 TH Based on the Intel® Z77 Express Chipset supporting 2nd and 3rd generation Intel® processors, the GIGABYTE Z77X-UP5 TH motherboard supports both the exclusive GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™5 technology as well as being one of the first motherboards available supporting dual Thunderbolt™ ports...


MSI GTX 650 Ti Power Edition

Today's review here is a look at the non-reference MSI GTX 650 Ti Power Edition, a model that sports a custom cooler and a factory overclock for only $10 more than the reference design. We expect some good things from this card and Nvidia has been extremely successful with the Kepler products, so will this card measure up? Can it beat the competing Radeon cards? Let's dive in and answer those questions and more. Click through for more.

Accelero Twin Turbo 690 earns high recognition from Custom PC

Congratulations to Accelero Twin Turbo 690 on receiving the “Extreme Ultra” Award in the December 2012 issue of Custom PC. The cooler is tested with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 and recorded a stunning improvement over the stock cooler by a massive 19°C drop. “THE COOLER IS INAUDIBLE, EVEN WITH THE GRAPHICS CARD UNDER LOAD. WE HAD TO CHECK THAT THE FANS WERE SPINNING”

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