Introducing New Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme Edition Processors and DDR4 Memory Support for the Ultimate PC Built
The highly anticipated Intel X99 platform is finally here, so let the drooling begin and the world records be broken!
City of Industry, California, August 29th, 2014 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the availability of their new X99 motherboard lineup based on the Intel® X99 chipset with support for Intel’s new Core™ i7 Extreme Edition (LGA 2011-v3 socket) processors and latest DDR4 memory support. Featuring 3 main categories of motherboards including G1™ gaming, SOC overclocking and signature GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™, GIGABYTE has an X99 series motherboard custom built for any ‘Dream Machine’ build.
“Given this incredibly powerful platform from Intel, GIGABYTE wanted to make sure each one of our X99 series motherboards delivered that ‘WOW’ factor for our enthusiast customers,” commented Henry Kao, Vice President of GIGABYTE Motherboard Business Unit. “In addition to being the first motherboards to support the latest Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition CPUs and recently released DDR4 memory, GIGABYTE X99 motherboards offer an extensive range of unique GIGABYTE features that truly unlock the full potential of the platform.”
GIGABYTE X99 Series Motherboard Features
Designed to fulfill the needs of the high-end desktop segment, the new GIGABYTE X99 motherboards are the ultimate platform for users wanting long lasting quality, unrivalled performance and great looks that complement any system build. Offering a completely digital power design by IR to fully power all 8 cores of the Intel® Core™ i7-5960X, the GIGABYTE X99 range of motherboards will be the perfect backbone to your next PC DIY project. Whether choosing a G1™ Gaming, SOC-Force or an Ultra Durable™ motherboard, GIGABYTE has a wide range of features geared towards gamers, overclockers and professionals alike including all the latest generation connectivity such as M.2 and SATA Express as well as Thunderbolt™ expandability support. So enthusiasts, don’t be afraid to build your ultimate dream machine. GIGABYTE X99 series motherboards help make the dream a reality.
Genuine All Digital Power Design
GIGABYTE X99 motherboards use an all digital CPU power design from International Rectifier® which includes both digital 4th Generation digital PWM Controller and industry-leading 3rd Generation PowIRstage™ controllers. These 100% digital controllers offer incredible precision in delivering power to the motherboard’s most power-hungry and energy-sensitive components, allowing enthusiasts to get the absolute maximum performance from their next generation Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme processors.