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Gigabyte GA-EX58-EXTREME
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Gigabyte GA-EX58-EXTREME

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Gigabyte GA-EX58-Extreme LGA 1366 i7 Motherboard Review

PC Perspective
7 October 2009
  • Excerpt: With all the media attention focused around Intel's release of their new i5 and i7 processors and LGA 1156 socket, many consumers and tech editors like myself have had to put older LGA 1366 offerings on the back burner so we could properly cover the newest Intel CPUs and platform.
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Gigabyte EX58-Extreme

26 August 2009
  • Conclusion: So what does $70 extra gets you? For $70 extra, the Gigabyte X58-Extreme board gets you two extra SATA ports, one additional network port, and the large chipset heatsink with the ability to watercool the system. Is it worth the $70 extra?
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Expert Review

19 July 2009
  • Conclusion: These results were given to us by a old friend of ours ... he's an expert reviewer and has conducted many tests and written many articles. Thanks buddy ...
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Overall 9
Value for money 8
Construction 10
Functionality 10
Appearance 10

Gigabyte GA-EX58-EXTREME Core i7 Motherboard

Benchmark Reviews
5 December 2008
  • Conclusion: Whenever a new hardware platform launches, I feel that manufacturers owe it to consumers to educate them on the changes. To this extent, Gigabyte does only offers a few tiny bullet points of information pertaining to QPI, and 3-channel memory.
  • Pros: Outstanding BIOS - designed for overclockers!, Hyrbid Silent-Pipe 2 component improves X58 thermal cooling, Advanced Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced offers VRD 11.1 ultra-low power state, Triple PCI-Express 2.0 compliant graphics slots, BIOS updates are made safe with dual-BIOS, Japanese-manufactur...
  • Cons: Expensive motherboard solution, Complicated BIOS is not for novice overclockers, Kit does not include SLI bridge component, Lacks Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) onboard support, Independent core multipliers are not available, Turbo Boost not available when overclocking
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Overall 10

Gigabyte EX58-Extreme Motherboard

27 November 2008
  • Summary: If we set aside the current economic climate, the great and continued success of Intel’s Core 2 Duo/Quad, and the likelihood that few, if any games and programmes will be fully optimized to use all 8 threads of the Intel Core i7 920, then the Gigabyte GA EX-58 Extreme is an excellent motherboard.
  • Pros: - Excellent performance, - Support for Intel's new Core i7 Processors, - Support new Tri-Channel memory, - New LGA socket 1366, - Excellent overclocking potential, - Feature Rich, - Power saving green credentials, - Tri SLI and CrossFire
  • Cons: - PRICE ... It's extremely expensive, - As with many new products there will be a price premium, - Not your usual upgrade ... ie you'll need a new processor, new ram and new cooling
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Overall 8
Features 8
Performance 8
Build quality 8


PC Authority
9 May 2009

Expert Review

2 March 2009
  • Excerpt: Supplier: GIGABYTE Brand: GIGABYTE Website: www.gigabyte.com.tw RRP: TBA Star Rating: 5/5 Review By: Neo Sibeko | NAG Magazine (January 2009) SINCE THE LAST GIGABYTE extreme motherboard we reviewed, GIGABYTE has not only introduced an Ultra Durable 3 series, but has also introduced motherboards...
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Overall 8

Gigabyte GA-EX58-Extreme

21 December 2010
  • Conclusion: Wiele firm produkujących płyty główne ma w ofercie odmiany przeznaczone dla najzagorzalszych fanów podkręcania i wydajności. Choć z założenia wszelkie płyty z podstawką LGA1366 powinny spełniać te wymogi to oferta płyt dla procesorów Core i7 mocno się różni.
  • Pros: Bardzo dużo złącz, Doskonała jakość wykonania, Bardzo rozbudowany BIOS, Przemyślane rozwiązania
  • Cons: Stosunkowo wysoka cena
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Gigabyte GA-EX58-Extreme

6 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Insgesamt konnte uns das GA-EX58-Extreme sehr überzeugen. Mit der Betabiosversion F4J machte es einen ausgesprochen stabilen und ausgereiften Eindruck. Auch die Overclockingergebnisse bescheinigen der X58 Platine ein ordentliches Potential.
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Gigabyte GA-EX58-Extreme

21 July 2009
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