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Old 11-05-18, 04:56 PM
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Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Ultra Gaming 2.0 ... Review?



Gigabyte have revised their Z370 Aorus Ultra Gaming and we put it to the test. Unfortunately we also have to put it to the sword.


Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Ultra Gaming 2.0 ... Review?

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Old 11-05-18, 06:19 PM
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Honest reviews ... knew there was a reason I keep coming back here.

Good work, hopefully saved some people from making a mistake. Funny, adding a 2.0 moniker really does make you think "improved" not just "different".
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Old 11-05-18, 06:30 PM
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Is the AM4 stuff just as whack Tom?


Gigabyte have really started to self destruct since they scrapped the dank green Assassin brand, I'm not even a "green" kind of guy and I loved the look. The assassin brand can make a really popular board imo with the current market share of Nvidia's GPU's and samey motherboards. Stop competing with ASUS, You will never win!
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Old 11-05-18, 08:46 PM
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This is SUCH a good review and I'm seriously happy I decided to read it. I just was picking parts for a PC build I'm doing for a friend and I read this article and I'm like....nope that gigabyte auros mobo can be removed right now.

I will not do a build with a time-bomb in the pc. I went with an MSI board, which I have used many times in the past (the brand not a specific board), and have never once had a problem with it.

Gigabyte on the other hand....I've had 4 boards in the past 3 years (two being my brothers PC builds) and all 4 have crapped out in less then a year, been beyond hot at idle (like the MOSFET and heat sink covers were junk), or just had random parts on it die...like 3 fan headers in 2 months go bye bye for no reason.

I was going to give Gigabyte another chance...but not with this board and with the likes and looks of MSI/ASUS boards probably never again now haha.

Swing and a miss gigabyte, you dropped the ball hard....why is this a 2.0 release when nothing at all has been addressed... .__________.
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Old 11-05-18, 10:33 PM
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I was actually looking at getting the V1 for my Coffee Lake build but decided against it going by your 1.0 review and went with the Maximus X Formula instead.
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Old 11-05-18, 10:52 PM
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Well... this is disappointing, I was hoping that Gigabyte would be able to fix their issues with their 2.0 release.
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Old 12-05-18, 03:13 AM
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Another great and honest review from the Guv, just as well I stopped using and recommending Gigabyte ages ago, with what I've been seeing lately I'm glad I did.
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Old 12-05-18, 07:10 PM
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i gave up about gigabyte years ago.


the mainboards had issues with harddrives (sata ports), usb and ethernet.
got next to no support back then.


asus is not perfect either but at least the support team responds and tries to help.
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Old 14-05-18, 10:29 AM
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What about stock?

Now, i really agree with the mindset of the review. There is not much left to be said. But i do wonder, overclocking is not everything with a motherboard imo. Even a lot of people that buy these kind of motherboard will never overclock.

So i wonder, does it have any issues at stock or does it perform as it should?
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Old 14-05-18, 10:21 PM
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It is funny, back in the day, Gigabyte was the rock solid stable platform while ASUS was the faster but less stable platform. Now it appears that ASUS is the rock solid platform that is faster and Gigabyte is that weird kid that no one wants to sit with because he can be unstable and a bit slow... :\
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