GIGABYTE GA-Z87X-OC Motherboard Review
There can be no mistake, the Gigabyte GA-Z87X-OC is built for OC through and through, with a bunch of features that focus on taking your parts to the limit and beyond. Such functionality has normally been reserved for high-end boards stuffed to the frills with features that might not truly benefit overclocking but appeal to the same crowd for 24/7 use. We all saw Gigabyte’s Z77X-UP7 with the best on-board audio I’ve heard yet, a killer VRM section, and a PLX PEX8747 to add Quad-SLI support to Intel’s Z77 Express platform. However, all those high-end features cost ”high-end” money, and not all overclockers can afford to spend such money. So what we have here is what I affectionately refer to as the Racer, a stripped-down overclock dyno machine that’s light on the wallet but heavy on OC ability, with just the right mix of features to match… at techPowerUp!