Gigabyte launches AMD Gaming motherboard G1.Sniper A88X with exclusive audio features
Gigabyte today announced its new FM2+ motherboards including the newest addition to its G1-Killer range of gaming motherboards, the Gigabyte G1.Sniper A88X. Debuting two exclusive audio features including Gigabyte USB DAC-UP, an exclusive feature optimized for users employing a Digital-to-Analog Converter, and Gain Boost which provides high gain output for advanced headphones and speakers, the Gigabyte G1.Sniper A88X provides the highest caliber onboard audio experience for discerning audiophiles.
Featuring a gold plated USB 2.0 port, Gigabyte USB DAC-UP provides clean, noise-free power delivery to your Digital-to-Analog Converter. Gigabyte USB DAC-UP also allows the port to be configured in BIOS for enthusiast system configurations which do not require USB power to the DAC. This makes it suitable for high-end audio enthusiasts building extreme fidelity audio systems.Gigabyte motherboards are the world’s first to feature an onboard operational amplifier (OP-AMP). The Gigabyte G1.Sniper A88X motherboard uses the highest quality Nichicon MUSE ES series audio capacitors at each channel layout.
The Gigabyte G1.Sniper A88X motherboard uses top quality gold plated hardware for improved connectivity and long lasting durability for the USB DAC-UP port and audio connectors. The Realtek ALC898 audio processor is also shielded by a gold-plated cover which eliminates electrostatic interference. Gigabyte AMP-UP Audio combines a range of unique features and technologies that are designed to give audio enthusiasts and PC gamers more control over their motherboard audio than ever before.