PCPer Live! Gigabyte Z97 Motherboard Event! May 21st, 10am PST / 1pm EST

Subject: Motherboards | May 17, 2014 - 08:15 AM |
Tagged: z97, video, pcper live, overclocking, motherboards, live, giveaway, gigabyte

With the official release of the new Intel Z97 chipset underway, we are elbow deep in new motherboard reviews and information. Our friends at Gigabyte are making a stop at the PC Perspective offices on May 21st to help educate our readers and viewers on all the changes brought about. This includes the new technologies of the Z97 chipset as well as the Gigabyte-specific features added throughout the multiple motherboard lines. We'll be live streaming the event and of course will archive it for those of you unable to be there.

If you want to catch up on what has been happening in the motherboard world, you should read Morry's Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming G1 Black Edition review.

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Gigabyte Z97 Motherboard Live Stream

10am PT / 1pm ET - May 21st

PC Perspective Live! Page

Be sure you stop by and join in the show!  Questions will be answered, prizes will be given out and fun will be had!  Who knows, maybe we can break some stuff live as well??  On hand to give away to those of you joining the live stream, we'll have a sweet Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 3 motherboard!!

Methods for winning will be decided closer to the event, but if you are watching live, you'll be included.  And we'll ship anywhere in the world!

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We want the event to be interactive, so we want your questions.  We'll of course being paying attention to the chat room on our live page but you'll have better luck if you submit your questions about the Gigabyte Z97 products before hand, in the comments section below.  You don't have to register to ask and we'll have the ability to read them beforehand! 

Source: PCPer Live!
May 16, 2014 | 12:23 PM - Posted by YTech

Don't have anything against Gigabyte. They were my choice of motherboards back then.

Today, it's a different story. I'd like to know about durability due to heat from various components (GPU mostly).
- Has there been any new improvements with the capacitors and other components?
- Any motherboard recommendations for Gamers, Broadcasters/Streamers, and Casual Video Editing/3D Rendering?
- Which motherboard recommended for 2xSLI support
- What about onboard audio (well isolated, etc.)

Not looking into overclocking, however it's always interesting to know for future possibilities!

May 17, 2014 | 06:51 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

Are there boards going to be Hackintosh compatible?

May 18, 2014 | 10:49 AM - Posted by Alien0227

I heard Intel's Broadwell will use Socket 1150 also. Will Broadwell be compatible with Z97 Chip Set? Or will Broadwell bring it's own newer chip set? If Broadwell will use the Z97 chip set then this is a pretty good "Near Future Proofing" scenario....

May 19, 2014 | 11:29 PM - Posted by Shrappy (not verified)

Are these new motherboards only for Intel cpus ????

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