These days there are a number of manufacturers who has exposed DDR4 memory and X99 Chipset Motherboards, on the 29th of this month Intel is looking forward to release their three Bad Boys from Haswell-E series. Prior to Gigabyte, MSI, ASRock has an intensive exposure of its X99 motherboards with specifications and pictures, but price is still unknown. Today we got a Gaming motherboard from Gigabyte X99 LineUp. The new candy named as Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5 . This X99 motherboard is in terms of color scheme almost same as its previous brothers from Gaming Z97 series.

Gigabyte is trying to fully satisfy their customers of any class. Gaming G1 WIFI is for hardcore Gamers, SOC force is for the Overclocking enthusiasts. Ultra Durable motherboards are for those customers who wants a highly reliable and long lasting motherboard. 

Preview: Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5 motherboard

Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5

Before Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5 , Gigabyte has exposed Gigabyte X99 Gaming G1 WiFi, X99 SoC Force and X99-UD7 WiFi and other variety of motherboards, this motherboard X99 Gaming 5 belong to the game series, the color is red + black , as a whole is black, the radiator decorated with red. The color line with the current eight, nine series motherboards is different.

Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5

Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5

Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5 motherboard features LGA2011-3 socket, support Hsawell-E processors and Eight Slots for DDR4 memory. We can see four slots on both sides of CPU Socket.

 

LGA2011-3 slot and pin

LGA2011-3 slot and pin

Southbridge heatsink also with LED light effect

Southbridge heatsink also with LED light effect

In Gigabyte Gaming Motherboards not only the audio circuit is equipped with LED effects, but also the Southbridge also have LED. The LED Color is yellow in UD7 / UD4, and in Gigabyte Gaming Boards the LED Color is RED.

4 PCI-E x16 slot

4 PCI-E x16 slot

I hope you know that Haswell-E processor supports around 40 lanes of PCIExpress 3.0 , X99 supports up to 5 x 8 configuration, Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5 motherboard supports four PCI-E x16 slots, support CF and SLI multi-card interconnect, plus three PCI-E x1 slot.

M2. And mini PCIE slot

M2. And mini PCIE slot

Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5 motherboard supports 10 Gbps of M.2 interface and mini PCI-E interface, extended component former is mainly used to install a new generation of SSD. You can also install a wireless network card and so on.

10 SATA 6Gbps interface

10 SATA 6Gbps interface

X99 chipset provides 10 SATA 6Gbps interface, Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5 motherboard configuration is Six SATA 6Gbps interface, 2 SATA Express interface, which can also be treated as four SATA 6Gbps interface, the total number is still 10.

I / O interface

I / O interface

Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5 motherboard provides two PS / 2 mouse and keyboard interface, four USB 2.0 ports, six USB 3.0 interface and RJ-45 network, SPDIF, audio interface.

Gigabyte AMP-UP audio technology

Gigabyte AMP-UP audio technology

Since it is the Gaming Motherboard so Sound quality is preferred point in addition with the Killer NIC addition, AMP-UP audio technology course will not fall. In addition to using innovative Sound Core3D sound card, or use a professional audio capacitors bipolar and supports interchangeable chip amplifier AMP.

As for the price is still unknown.  Though we expect the board to become available around the same time as the Haswell-E CPUs are to debut, which is rumored to be August 29.