Gigabyte, manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, will display their products as they demonstrate technologies that they’ve developed and innovated at CES 2017.
At CES 2017 attendees will see that GIGABYTE has been powering different markets from VR Gaming, extreme liquid cooling to Industrial Computing and even just your everyday consumer PC. Industry partners such as Intel, Enermax, HyperX and Oculus will also be present to show their newest technologies.
Before the start of CES 2017 on January 4th, GIGABYTE had already started its exhibition at its venue located at the Palace Ballroom in Caesars Palace with newly launched AORUS 200 Series Gaming Motherboards, AORUS Notebooks, GIGABYTE Graphics Cards, and case mods from the Mod2Win Competition.
The Mod2Win Competition had over 5,000 modders competing for first place with over $10,000 in total prizes. Case Modder, Boloisbolo, was awarded 1st place with $5,000 in prizes and a free trip to CES 2017, sponsored by GIGABYTE.
Aside from these products and system mods GIGABYTE has gone to great lengths to create zones each with distinct experiences for visitors to see, introducing what other applications GIGABYTE has been powering behind the scenes.
Unveiling of AORUS Gaming Series Motherboards
At the press event GIGABYTE will unveil their newest Gaming Series Motherboards, AORUS Motherboards. Some of these motherboards, Z270X-Gaming 9 and Z270X-Gaming 8, are equipped with water blocks designed from world renowned liquid cooling manufactures EK Waterblocks and Bitspower, respectively. The AORUS Gaming Series focuses on personalization and customization; these unique characteristics are brought out through the use of RGB LEDs via RGB Fusion and Smart Fan Control through the Smart Fan 5 application. GIGABYTE’s AORUS Gaming Series motherboards are made for gamers and enthusiasts looking for a solution that fits their needs.
Virtual Reality Gaming and Experiences
With system partners like, AVA Direct, Brainstorm, CUK, CyberPowerPC, CyberTronPC, and Origin PC powering the VR Zone, attendees can experience true VR gaming while they look through the lenses of an Oculus Rift. Red Pill and Rock Band, VR Content Creators, are also present to show attendees what their world is made of. GIGABYTE implements technologies such as USB DAC-UP 2, USB Ports that have adjustable voltages, to ensure that VR gaming or the VR experience is seamless.
Embedded Solutions for IoT
Other partners such as Virtual PCs, Hunter Engineering, Suitable Technologies, Next Computing, Newtek, InStore Screen, and Video Ray from the industrial market will stand out to show the community that there are more than just the traditional uses of a motherboard. With the small form factors of a Mini-ITX or BRIX these partners are able to create solutions that empower people around the world to do incredible things. From making communication for remote users even more interactive, to making automotive maintenance a simple 10-second drive or even just a solution to get oneself on the green. These appliances push the boundaries of what users thought a GIGABYTE motherboard can do.
“GIGABYTE will always be at the forefront of technology, because of this we want to show the world what we’ve been working on and who we’ve been working with,” said Henry Kao, Vice President of GIGABYTE’s Motherboard Business Unit. “By sharing the spotlight with our partners we will be able to stimulate more innovation and uses for GIGABYTE Motherboards and help shape future technologies to come.”