Our last two Z97 reviews involved some petite motherboards, so it’s time to go all-out – something GIGABYTE’s Z97X-Gaming G1 WIFI-BK helps us pull off. Its name implies that gamers are the target here, and as you’d expect from its $350 price tag, it’s packed with features. What more reason do you need to read? Come on in.
I’ve taken a look at two mini-ITX Z97 motherboards over the past month from ASUS and MSI which helped proved that “small” doesn’t have to mean “lackluster”, and now, I’m going to take a look at a model that resides on the opposite end of the spectrum. It’s big, it’s mean, and it caters to gamers like few boards do.
The board I’m talking about is GIGABYTE’s Z97X-Gaming G1 WIFI-BK, and with a price tag of about $350, it’s clear right from the get-go that this board means business. In some ways, that might also mean that it’s a little over-the-top, but there’s nothing particularly wrong with that, right?
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