Even after the release of the new Sandy Bridge platform's P67 Express chipset (codenamed Cougar Point), vendors continue to push their older Tylersburg X58 chipsets and add features that have not yet been seen on even top of the line X58 motherboards. GIGABYTE received a lot of feedback from gamers about what they need to dominate in their games. Based on this, GIGABYTE decided to start a new line-up of gaming motherboards running the X58 chipset: the G1.Killer series motherboards. In this review, we will be taking a look at the G1.Assassin, GIGABYTE's flagship gaming motherboard, which comes with 4 PCI-Express slots to enable users to take advantage of 4-way CrossFireX or 3-way SLI support. With a pricetag of $529.99 at Newegg.com, a lot of people might consider this motherboard highly overpriced, however, throughout this review we will explain why these motherboards are actually quite affordable for an enthusiast gamer.
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