Courtesy of GIGABYTE
With the release of Intel Z270 chipset, GIGABYTE is unveiling its AORUS line of products. The AORUS branding will be used to differentiate enthusiast and gamer...
Courtesy of ECS
The ECS Z170-Lightsaber motherboard is the newest offering in ECS' L337 product line with support for the Intel Z170 Express chipset. The Z170-Lightsaber builds on their...
Synthetic Benchmark Testing
SiSoft Sandra 2016 SP1a
The Sandra benchmarks remain a fast and easy way to determine system quality from a CPU and memory...
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...
The following screens detail additional UEFI settings in the Classic mode and Easy Mode interfaces.
UEFI Walkthrough - Classic mode Interface continued
System Information tab
The System Information tab displays board model and BIOS version information,...
GIGABYTE bundled the latest version of their UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) implementation with the Z270X-Gaming 5 motherboard. The UEFI offers full keyboard and mouse support while using the BIOS pages. By default, the user sees the Easy...
Killer Network Manager
The Killer Network Manager applet provides the user with settings and monitoring tools for configuring the on-board Killer NIC adapter for optimal use. The Overview, WiFi Analyzer...