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Old 18-06-12, 08:15 PM
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With the latest Z77 chipset on board we take a look at the Gigabyte Sniper 3 and see if it matches its predecessors.

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Old 18-06-12, 08:25 PM
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lovely upgrade to the sniper range
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Old 18-06-12, 08:25 PM
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Love this board, just wish it wasn't so damn expensive. With boards like the GD65 you have to ask if paying over double the price is worth it.
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Old 18-06-12, 08:27 PM
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Love this board, just wish it wasn't so damn expensive. With boards like the GD65 you have to ask if paying over double the price is worth it.
without a doubt that price WILL be half the price..... in 6months

someone has to pay for the nextgen research, that'll be available this xmas
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Old 18-06-12, 08:31 PM
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I honestly can't believe how low your volts are for 4.8GHz...Jesus H Christ almighty.

Gigabyte have certainly done something right with this board.

A great review, Tom - looks as though I may have to devote more attention to the Sniper boards from now on.
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Old 18-06-12, 08:34 PM
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I love this board so much, i'd love to have one. Performance wise this looks like the best Z77 board out there atm, and one of the best looking boards too
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Looks like an amazing board but as the others have said, way out of my price range. I'm actually a fan of the fact they've not gone for gun shaped heatsinks etc. but that's prob just me
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Looks like an amazing board but as the others have said, way out of my price range. I'm actually a fan of the fact they've not gone for gun shaped heatsinks etc. but that's prob just me
Oh no, I think there are a great many people amongst this forum who didn't like the marketing scheme that Gigabyte was employing.
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Yep not many people on here were liking the gun shaped heatsinks.
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Someone please tell me why such an expensive board should have VGA (or even DVI, for that matter)?

What a waste of I/O space. Gigabyte dun goofed.
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