CPU3D covers Gigabyte Spring Break event

Winston Chim tells us all.

Published Mon, May 12 2008 4:13 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:38 PM CST
As you saw from our news coverage of the event last week, Gigabyte held its Spring Break Plug-Fest 2008, which was designed to showcase its upcoming Intel P45 based motherboards to media from around the world.

Although it ended on a bit of a sour note thanks to one certain American journalist, on the whole the event was interesting and had a good vibe throughout.

Winston Chim from CPU3D in the UK was also at the event and not only does he know how to drink rather well (from what I can remember) but he offers his thoughts on the event with a stack of photos.

(Tip - do not drink LN2 and overclock!)

The Gigabyte Plug-Fest event is one of the best I've attended to date. We actually got to test the P45 motherboards hands on, rather than just sitting through a conference speech. It's a great idea, as it allows us to report any bugs and give Gigabyte our feedback before its release, and final product launch. The event was a great chance to meet up with all the members at Gigabyte ... including the Vice President, the R&D team and of course the marketing personnel.

During the closing ceremony, Gigabyte's Rockson Chiang demonstrated in real-time, the DES (Dynamic Energy Saver) on a live system. They compare it with one of their competitor's motherboard ... and highlighted that their DES feature actually works better than their competitors.

Cameron founded TweakTown in 1999 after it originally started off as his personal homepage. Cameron was once, many years ago, the only person at TweakTown producing content, but nowadays, he spends his time ensuring TweakTown operates at its best in his director position.

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