• How-to: flash / update your BIOS on GIGABYTE 100-series motherboards

    This how-to guide will show you how you can flash/update your BIOS on GIGABYTE motherboards. There are several ways to do this but we will show you two ways here. One that’s fast, if you do this only once per year and one that’s faster if you do it more often (of if you flash …

  • How to: flash / update BIOS on GIGABYTE BRIX

    You need the following three files:  HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool Win98boot BIOS File for your BRIX Pick your model from the list Click on the tab “Support & Downloads” Set “Download Type” to BIOS Download BIOS file. Part 1: Create bootable USB flash drive: Run hpusb.exe to install the utility. Plug in you USB …

  • GIGABYTE BRIX GB-BXi7-4770R vs i7-4770K (BRIX vs Desktop)

    Quite often we get the question: How good is the BRIX compared to a ordinary PC. We can now bring you the ultimate test, where our lovely GB-BXi7-4770R takes on several desktop CPUs. We guess that you will find the results from GB-BXi7-4770R quite impressive. Please note that we also marked the Intel Core i3-4330 in below diagrams. The reason for this …

  • Why bent pins are not covered by warranty

    GIGABYTE does not leave any warranty on bent pins in the CPU socket. Bent pins in the CPU socket on Intel based motherboards can cause many different issues like: ”Dead” motherboard, only 2 Memory DIMM slots work, one or more PCIEX slots does not work, random bluescreens or unexplainable instability and the most common one, …