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Old 19-05-14, 05:16 PM
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Gigabyte Z97X G1 Gaming 5 Motherboard Review

Today we're reviewing the first of the Gigabyte Z97X motherboards, the Gaming 5. How does it stack up?

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Old 19-05-14, 06:11 PM
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gigabyte need to bring back green boards
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Old 19-05-14, 06:35 PM
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Definitely green ties in so well with the Nvidia stock cooler.
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Old 19-05-14, 07:10 PM
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You were right! We need those green and black stuff back...
I also like the blue and black ones too... Theres a lack of those boards to.
If i were in the place of Gigabyte i would push out a white and black stuff as well... I think it might be working...
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Old 19-05-14, 07:17 PM
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I have to say, with the last two motherboards i purchased, I bought my motherboards based on their colour.

My Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 was all black, because i wanted all-black, and I recently purchased a Gigabyte Z87-G1 SNIPER because it was green.

I think Gigabyte will miss out on the many users that want green systems, then again red is much more mainstream and could attract more users to Sniper series boards.

Personally, I'll miss the green colouring. It was something that ONLY a gigabyte Sniper board can give you. RIP Sniper green, you will be missed.
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Old 19-05-14, 07:25 PM
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One good thing about that board is that it has a standard PCI slot. I thought they were obsolete now? If I had known then I wouldn't have thrown my X-Fi elite pro sound card away

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Old 19-05-14, 07:30 PM
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Epic Conclusion Tom. A truly Dumbass move to put yourself into the crowd rather than standing out from the crowd. Could not agree more with what you said. Someone saw that ASUS and MSI had Red/Black "gaming" range and said "we want that money" Not gonna work peeps! Please 'O please bring back the green. Be proud, stand out, be yourself!
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Old 19-05-14, 07:44 PM
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As I said in the other thread about this board, it's a shame that Gigabyte have seen the success of red and black boards with a gaming suffix (MSI and ROG) and decided to copy it. The green sniper boards were awesome and the way everything is becoming more similar is disappointing from a consumers point of view.

Hopefully its a really bad seller so Gigabyte get the message that different is good and go back to the green colour.
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Old 19-05-14, 11:51 PM
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Why o why is this black/red?

Gigabyte please bring back the black/green motherboards.
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Old 20-05-14, 12:13 AM
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Blue, Green, Black, Red, Yellow, Gold... It's just a colour, don't like it? Change it simples. Gigabyte ran with Green for a long while and everyone moaned they wanted Blue or Red, now everyone seems to want Green again, swings & roundabouts. Personally I'd like to see chromed heat sinks or gun metal grey.
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