Audio Subsystem Testing
Audio Playback Testing
Using a selection of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal music tracks and Windows 10 Groove Music applet, the audio subsystem playback performance was tested for playback accuracy and fidelity.
Playback using the app...
To verify that the motherboard works as advertised, the board was run through our standard benchmark suite. In most cases, the results are presented for the motherboard under review as well as a different...
GIGABYTE bundled the latest version of their UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) implementation with the Z270X-Gaming 8 motherboard. The UEFI offers full keyboard and mouse support while using the BIOS pages. By default, the user sees the Easy...
CPU Cooler Fit
To test the amount of space surrounding the CPU socket, we mounted the Noctua NH-D15 cooler to the CPU socket. This behemoth CPU air cooler sports a dual fan construction and two huge vertical cooling towers.
Bitspower VRM Block In Depth
GIGABYTE worked closely with several manufacturers in developing their Z270-based boards to give consumers a wide breadth of choices...
Courtesy of Clutch Chairz
The Throttle Series Gaming Chair is the king of Clutch Chairz gaming line, hosting the largest chairs in the cornucopia of offerings. The Throttle Series chairs...
Courtesy of GIGABYTE
Courtesy of Koolance
With the introduction of the CPU-390 series blocks, Koolance improved on their CPU-380 series block design. The CPU-390 was designed with a different flow design in it...
Courtesy of MSI
The MSI X299 Gaming M7 ACK motherboard features a black PCB with a black chrome overlay covering the board's heat sinks and rear panel cover. The chipset overlay has fingers...