GIGABYTE adds new LGA1150 motherboard to Sniper line of gaming motherboards

GIGABYTE debuts LGA 1150 Sniper motherboard designed for gamers at Computex Taipei 2013.

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Published Mon, Jun 3 2013 6:30 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:22 PM CST

Computex Taipei 2013 - GIGABYTE has added a new LGA 1150-based motherboard to its gaming line of motherboards. The G1.Sniper 5 is designed for gamers making use of Intel's latest Core CPUs. Sniper series motherboards come with features that gamers care about.

GIGABYTE adds new LGA1150 motherboard to Sniper line of gaming motherboards | TweakTown.com

The new G1.Sniper 5 comes with the Killer E2200 Series gaming networking platform, providing the best possible network connection for gamers who need that extra few milliseconds. The G1.Sniper 5 also comes with a front headphone jack amplifier for gamers using a headset plugged into the front audio jack.

The G1.Sniper 5 features four PCIe-x16 expansion slots, spaced every other expansion slot. The remaining expansion slots are all PCIe-x1, perfect for that sound card or other expansion device. The G1.Sniper can easily support four-way SLI and Crossfire thanks to the layout of its expansion ports.

Pricing and availability for the motherboard are not currently available, but we should learn more in the coming days and weeks.

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