Gigabyte G1.Assassin X58 review

An army flavoured enthusiast board for military-mad billionaires

Motherboards are rarely the bottleneck of system performance, but at the top end of the market you'd expect maximum bang for your buck.

Outperforming the much cheaper Asus P6X58D-E mobo by such a small margin is discouraging enough, but being outperformed in gaming and memory bandwidth tests makes our wallets slam shut.

Video encoding performance

Gigabyte g1 assassin x58 benchmarks

3D rendering performance

Gigabyte g1 assassin x58 benchmarks

Gigabyte g1 assassin x58 benchmarks

1080P gaming performance

Gigabyte g1 assassin x58 benchmarks

Networking performance

Gigabyte g1 assassin x58 benchmarks

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