It’s finally here, the latest Intel® 10th Gen platform – Z490, and it’s bigger and better than ever. Built on a brand new socket, LGA1200, Intel’s 10th Gen processors offers an additional two cores, and improved overclocking performance that has yet to be seen on the desktop platform! Of course, there’s other improvements that push the envelope of next gen such as, CNVi, support for Wi-Fi 6 connecting you to more—faster than traditional Gigabit ethernet!
So, it’s time, time to build that brand-new gaming rig that you have been saving up all year for, but what motherboard, also known as a mainboard, do you buy? Well, we have put together 5 tips for you that will show you how to choose a motherboard and to help ensure that you pick the best one for the job. As always, once you have an idea of what you might want it is recommended to do a motherboard comparison and compare motherboards so that you can compare your selection against all offerings available.
With all that said, let’s jump into our 5 tips so you can go ahead and pick the best motherboard for that new gaming rig. Afterall, the motherboard is one of the key components in your new gaming build. It is easy to pick things like your graphics card and hard drives but the motherboard can be hard to choose.
In Part 2 we looked at how to use the @BIOS update utility for updating your BIOS. Although @BIOS is the most user-friendly way to update your motherboards BIOS, a lot of people prefer the option of accessing the BIOS itself to perform the update.
This is where Q Flash comes in.
So, you’ve purchased yourself the brand new Z390 AORUS Ultra motherboard to go into your new beast of a gaming rig. The motherboard is installed, the RTX 2070 is hooked up and ready go, and your keen to jump straight into some CS:GO to start laying down the law to those that oppose you.
PC gaming is becoming increasingly more popular, thanks to the explosive popularity of streaming, eSports, and competitive gaming.
New people, young and old, are entering the arena of PC gaming, and those familiar with the PC master race are looking to delve deeper by putting together the best battlestation that they can.
If you are in the market for a gaming monitor, having a curved display is definitely recommended. Curved monitors designed for PC gaming make your gaming experience more immersive and comfortable to your eyes with a larger field of view. But with so many curved gaming monitors flooding the market right now, which curved monitor is the best for you? In this article, you will learn some of the important things you need to know when purchasing a curved gaming monitor.
Getting bored of regular desktop setups?
Try your hand at building a liquid cooling based setup!
GIGABYTE AORUS recently teamed up with the Swedish company Timpelay to develop a new liquid cooling system, #ProjectWaterforce, which puts together the Z390 AORUS XTREME WATERFORCE motherboard with the RTX 2080 XTREME WATERFORCE WB Graphics Card. This dynamic duo of WATERFORCE products redefines the GIGABYTE flagship liquid cooling combo!
Up next we’ll take a closer look at how we put together the #ProjectWaterforce liquid cooling system.
The PCIe 4.0 Era is here so the AORUS NVMe Gen4 SSD is a must-have!
PC enthusiasts have probably heard about the start of the PCIe 4.0 era following the launch of the AMD X570 chipset!
Faster NAND flash memory and better performance from graphics cards means that PCIe 3.0 bandwidth is gradually becoming insufficient for this rise in performance. PCIe 4.0 comes with twice the bandwidth so that new graphics cards and SSD storage devices are no longer restricted by bandwidth limitations and deliver better performance.
AORUS and AMD took Computex by storm this year with the announcement of the newest X570 AORUS Motherboards. PCIe 4.0 is here and AORUS has engineered the X570 AORUS motherboards for users to take full advantage of this new, faster interface! The new X570 AORUS Lineup brings not only the most highly-sought after features on consumer desktop motherboards but offers something for everyone. Regardless if you’re an enthusiast, overclocker, gamer, or looking for a high-end motherboard at incredible value, the X570 AORUS Lineup checks all the boxes for what users are expecting from premium motherboards and is one of our most complete lineups of gaming motherboards to date. Let’s take a quick look at what these motherboards have to offer.
Higher core counts, faster clock rates, everything users desire from high-end CPUs are coming to the market at a blazing pace. As powerful as these new consumer desktop processors can be, whether or not this performance potential will actually translate to significant performance improvements depends highly on your motherboard.
The 2019 Computex Taipei kicked off on Tuesday and runs from 5/28/2019-6/1/2019. This year GIGABYTE is holding its showcase at the Nangang Exhibition Hall 2 and invited partners AMD and Phison to the AORUS XTREME POWER press event to present the newest AORUS gaming products. Featured products included the new X570 AORUS series motherboards with support for the AMD 3rd Gen. Ryzen CPUs, world’s first X570 compatible PCIe Gen 4 SSD, and AORUS tactical gaming monitors.
If you’ve been eyeing the latest generation of Intel CPUs closely while eagerly waiting for the right time to upgrade your hardware, you couldn’t have picked a better time to start building with the Xtreme Combo! AORUS lately announced the limited edition Z390 AORUS XTREME WATERFORCE 5G Premium Edition Bundle which pairs the Red Dot Award winning Z390 AORUS XTREME WATERFORCE motherboard with pretested Intel® Core™ i9-9900K CPUs that can hit 5.1GHz across all 8 cores!
You might be wondering: What exactly do these “tactical” features have to offer in order to augment your gaming experience? Well, the editors at AORUS will gladly present the story behind the AD27QD for you.
In this article, we will continue to talk about the other five, and help you pick the monitor that suits you the most.
The AORUS editorial team have heard your voice. We have organized the 10 most important things to consider when you are picking a gaming monitor. Through this article, you will easily understand the meaning of each spec and understand what kind of monitor suits you the best, so you can pick the monitor that is just right for you.
The GIGABYTE AORUS Z390 series motherboards were released on October 8, 2018. We’ve heard that the GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS MASTER motherboard is a gamechanger. what is the difference between this generation and the previous generation? What makes them so highly anticipated? Let’s spill some of the juicy details!
GIGABYTE introduces AORUS RGB Memory with the industry's first RGB enabled demo modules. Each 16GB kit of two comes with two additional dummy sticks to fill up your dual-channel motherboard with flush RGB illumination.