GIGABYTE X399 DESIGNARE EX

We’ll just come right out and say it: The Gigabyte X399 Designare EX is the most beautiful board we’ve tested from the AMD camp thus far. It’s also a top performer in our charts, but comes with a price tag to match–it’s currently selling for between $370 and $400. 

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GIGABYTE X399 DESIGNARE EX

The GIGABYTE X399 Designare EX is a motherboard designed to be both feature-packed and reliable. Its list of features is very long and, despite the massive size of the processor’s socket and the eight DDR4 RAM slots, the dimensions of the GIGABYTE X399 Designare EX are exactly those of a typical ATX motherboard, allowing it to be installed inside any typical ATX-compliant case.

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GIGABYTE X399 DESIGNARE EX

AMD Threadripper has proven to be a powerful processor well suited for workstation type setups and AMD did a great job fitting the platform with plentiful I/O and expansion options. Gigabyte has taken advantage of this new platform and built a high-end workstation motherboard around Threadripper.

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GIGABYTE X399 DESIGNARE EX

GIGABYTE launched a sole X399 motherboard for AMD’s Threadripper CPUs at launch. However, other vendors didn’t do much better. As the high-end desktop market is quite niche, motherboard vendors typically only put out a few high-end motherboards for the new sockets. At X399 launch, most of the motherboards we saw were aimed at gamers, they have tons of RGB LEDs, gaming NICs, and looked like gaming motherboards.

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GIGABYTE X399 DESIGNARE EX

Motherboard performance doesn’t change that much from brand to brand. The main differences for the consumer are the added features each motherboard provides. The Designaire has more features than most users will know what to do with, but it’s designed to be capable of virtually anything you wish to throw at it.

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