Gigabyte G1.Sniper M3 review

Small, green and rather smashing - we call it baby Hulk

By  from PCFormat Issue 272
Product Type
Desktop Motherboard
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
Z77 Express
Multi GPU Supported
SLI, CrossFireX
Onboard Video
CPU Dependent Video
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
4
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Processor Socket
Socket H2 LGA-1155
Brand Name
Gigabyte
Form Factor
Extended ATX
Processor Supported
Core i5, Core i7, Core i3, Pentium, Celeron, Xeon
Total Processor Supported
1
Maximum Memory
32 GB
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
WEEE, China RoHS
64-bit Processing
Yes
Number of Memory Slots
4
Number of PCI Slots
1
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Audio Channels
5.1
Bluetooth
Yes
Gigabit Ethernet
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Number of SATA Interfaces
10
RAID Supported
Yes
Number of Total Expansion Slots
7
HDMI
Yes
DVI
Yes
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports
1
Network (RJ-45)
Yes
DisplayPort
Yes
Total Number of USB Ports
6
Number of USB 3.0 Ports
6
PS/2 Port
Yes
Number of PS/2 Ports
1
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
8
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports
4
Total Number of Onboard FireWire/i.LINK Ports
2
PCI Express Standard
PCI Express 3.0, PCI Express 2.0
Total Number of PCI Express Slots
6
Memory Form Factor
DIMM
Number of mSATA Interfaces
1
Country of Origin
Taiwan
Processor Technology
Smart Response Technology, Quick Sync Video Technology
Width
305 mm
Depth
264 mm
Manufacturer
GIGABYTE Technology, Inc
Product Model
G1.Sniper M3
Product Name
Ultra Durable 4 G1.Sniper M3 (rev. 1.0) Desktop Motherboard
Product Line
Ultra Durable 4
Controller Type
Serial ATA/300, Serial ATA/600
Manufacturer Part Number
G1.SNIPER 3
Manufacturer Website Address
http://uk.giga-byte.com
Marketing Information

GIGABYTE G1.Sniper M3 Gaming Motherboard
The G1.Sniper M3 is the first m-ATX gaming motherboard of the GIGABYTE G1-Killer series, which have been designed from the ground up to provide the winning edge in a close 3D gaming contest. Precision is the watch word in all areas of the motherboard's design, with as much attention to detail paid to the motherboards aesthetic qualities as to its technical prowess.

Equipped with the latest Intel Z77 Express Chipset, the G1.Sniper M3 motherboard harnesses the outstanding performance of the new 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors. With an exclusive 'Digital' VRM design; GIGABYTE 3D Power and GIGABYTE 3D BIOS (Dual UEFI), The G1.Sniper M3 motherboard ensures exceptional power delivery and absolute control.

Package Contents
  • Ultra Durable 4 G1.Sniper M3 (rev. 1.0) Desktop Motherboard
  • Motherboard Driver Disk
  • User's Manual
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • 6 x SATA 6Gb/s Cables
  • I/O Shield
  • 1 x SATA Braket
  • 1 x 2-Way SLI Bridge Connector
  • 1 x 3-Way SLI Bridge Connector
  • 1 x 4-Way SLI Bridge Connector
  • 1 x 2-Way CrossFireX Bridge Connector
  • 1 x 3.5" Front Panel with 2 USB 3.0/2.0 Ports
  • 1 x GC-WB300D (Including Two Antennas, One USB 2.0 Cable, Driver Disk, and User's Manual)
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