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GIGABYTE G1 Assassin 2 Intel X79 Socket 2011 DDR3 PCI-Express Motherboard

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Intel X79 Chipset, x4 DDR3, x3 PCI-E 3.0 x16, x2 PCI-E x1, x1 PCI, x4 SATA 6GB/s, x4 SATA 3GB/s, x3 eSATA, x4 USB 3.0, x14 USB 2.0, x1 Gigabit LAN, 8 Channel Creative Audio, Xfire & SLI Support

This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 47186  
Stock code: MBD-X79-GA-G1-ASSASS
Manuf. code: GA-G1-ASSASSIN
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- Support for Intel Socket 2011
- X79 Chipset
- E-ATX Form Factor (305x 264)
- PCI Express Gen3 Support
- 3x PCI-E 3.0 x16 slots (X16, X16, X8)
- 1x PCI x1 port
- 2x PCI-E x1 ports
- Memory Supported: DDR3 Quad Channel 2133/2000/1600/1333
- Memory Socket: DDR3 4x
- USB ports: 4x USB 3.0(F2, B2), x14 USB 2.0 (F6, B8)
- SATA 6GB/s ports: 4
- SATA 3GB/s ports: 4
- eSATA 3GB/s ports: 2
- RAID: RAID 0/1/5/10
- Audio: Creative H/W audio (F 2x5, B 6 jack/8ch; B RCA S/PDIF out, S/PDIF out by pin header
- LAN: x1 GbE LAN (Bigfoot killer )
- Wifi + BT4.0 PCIe card

Warranty Information:

Manufacturer gigabyte
Warranty Type Manufacturer via Aria
Manufacturer Website
Manufacturer Phone 01908 322878
Warranty Period (yrs)3

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Question  Question by V_Fyfe_V

what case would you recommend for this motherboard

Answer by mohamedA on Sunday, December 18, 2011
i would prob recommend a cooler master haf 932 but you could go for most full tower cases

Question  What\\'s the best RAM to add to this board ? by Mr_bob_bob

Looking to build the ultimate gaming machine, I have just got this board and the I7-3930K. What RAM would you recommend, I am looking for 16GB.

Also a quick question on Graphics, I have always been a ATI man, however it looks like the maybe I should go with the 580 instead of the 6970??


Answer by daniele on Tuesday, December 6, 2011
How about 45502?

Go with whichever card you feel most comfortable with. There are plenty of discussions out there to help you out (