Gigabyte GA-Z87X-OC Review: Special for Overclockers
11 February 2014
Summary: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-OC motherboard is targeted for open testbeds and overclocking experiments. That is why it has a bunch of special and very interesting distinctive features. But this mainboard is not optimal for ordinary desktops and in this review we tell you why.
The GIGABYTE GA-Z87X-OC Force Motherboard - An Ultimate Overclocking Platform Reviewed
12 November 2013
Summary: The GIGABYTE GA-Z87X-OC Force is simply an extremely well tuned Z87 motherboard. It has all the necessary tools to push a CPU well beyond safe zones as long as it's well cooled with something like LN2 or Phase Change coolers.
Pros: Beginner and Elite overclocking friendly!, Great quality and solid platform, Onboard overclocking buttons, Innovative integrated features built specifically for extreme overclocking, Full control of onboard PCIE expansion, Complete with WiFi connectivity
Cons: A little App Center confusion - No all in one App Center bundle, Bottom BIOS information header cluttered and messy
Gigabyte Z87X-OC Force review: extreme overclocking board even more extreme?
30 October 2013
Excerpt: In our big round-up of 37 Haswell motherboards, the Gigabyte Z87X-OC was one of our favorite motherboards. It's designed for overclockers and has tons of useful features to that end. That board also comes in a deluxe version which we will take a closer look at today.
GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Review: Overclocking Oriented Orange at $200
13 September 2013
Conclusion: When I interviewed Jackson Hsu (Product Manager at GIGABYTE) at Computex this year, he explained that one of his proudest recent achievements was the sales figures for the Z87X-OC, with the first production run being sold out (to distributors) before launch.
Excerpt: The GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force is the flagship board in GIGABYTE's LGA1150 line of boards. GIGABYTE used the previous generation flagship board, the Z77X-UP7, as a template and improved the design to take the new build to even greater performance heights.
Summary: Gauging the Gigabyte GA-Z87X-OC is pretty simple because the product-line itself, color scheme included, is something that Gigabyte has now produced over several product generations.
Pros: Huge overclocking potential normally reserved for high-end boards in a wallet-friendly format, Packed with high-end features to keep your system stable, Good stock and overclocked performance, Excellent power consumption, Decent accessories package, including OC Brace that makes a case redundant,...
Cons: No Support for Tri- or Quad-SLI, Relative loosely tuned BIOS, No Intel Thunderbolt, Color scheme used may not appeal to all, Most PC users are not "overclockers".
Excerpt: The Gigabyte Z87X-OC is a higher-end ATX motherboard specifically designed for overclocking. As its name implies, the Z87X-OC uses the Intel Z87 chipset and is compatible with Intel’s 4th-generation 'Haswell' processors.
Summary: Desde el primer momento la Gigabyte Z87X-OC nos cautivo. Sabíamos que su diseño y características son únicas e ideales para los overclockers que buscan buenas puntuaciones en ligas como hwbot o llegar record mundiales.
Pros: ESTÉTICA, DISEÑO ESPECIAL PARA OVERCLOCKER., CONEXIONES USB 3.0., CONEXIÓN DE HASTA 4 TARJETAS GRÁFICAS., ULTRA DURABLE 5 PLUS., CONTROL DE VARIOS VENTILADORES Y UN EXCELENTE PRECIO.
Cons: GIGABYTE DEBE DEPURAR SU SOFTWARE EASY TUNE 5.
Ausstattung war zu unserer vollen Zufriedenheit, mehr muss man dem Board
nicht beilegen. Alle Kabel waren dabei, ein gut beschriebenes Handbuch
und eine Treiber CD samt Software und Tools. Das Board selber verfügt über sehr viele
Extras, die man schnell zu schätzen lernen wird.
Pros: + Umfangreiche Ausstattung, + Viele Lüfter Anschlüsse, + Gute OC Eigenschaften, + Einfaches Handling, + Gut sortiertes Bios, + Umfangreiche Software, + Sehr gute Preis/Leistung