On April 30 at 10 AM PDT/1 PM EDT, Gigabyte is planning to stream a special event known as AORUS Direct on its YouTube. Nobody knows *what* specifically will be revealed just yet, but it looks like it’s going to be something big.

During AORUS Direct, Gigabyte is likely going to reveal some new top-notch motherboards that could hit the market soon. Though Gigabyte manufactures laptop devices and custom graphics cards, its production of motherboards is what the company is best known for. April 30, the company might just show off brand-new ones.

This could be exciting news for PC gamers. As the backbone of a computer, motherboards are one of the most important parts in any rig. And as the market for motherboards has become increasingly varied in recent years, as one of the largest motherboard manufacturers Gigabyte has been able to use its size to deliver a wide range of boards. These days motherboards don’t just vary in size – from towering EATX boards to tiny mini-ITX builds – but also ever-expanding feature sets such as USB Type-C ports, M.2 slots, Wi-Fi, and even RGB lighting controls.

As well, overclocking continues to remain popular, with performance-focused boards getting extra cooling and support for higher RAM speeds in order to maximize their performance potential. Based on what they’ve accomplished so far, whatever Gigabyte has to offer with a new line of motherboards should be pretty interesting to see.

Make sure to save the date and time so you can catch the AORUS Direct stream. If some fantastic motherboards are announced, you won’t want to miss it. If you can’t make it, don’t worry — a post-stream recap highlighting everything you need to know will also be available.

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Source: Gigabyte AORUS Direct

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  • DigitalFreak - Monday, April 27, 2020 - link

    More like "Sink to new lows" Reply
  • gamoniac - Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - link

    We are reading this the articles for "free", aren't we? Sponsorship serves a purpose. Reply
  • DigitalFreak - Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - link

    I was making fun of the tagline, not Anandtech. Reply
  • wr3zzz - Monday, April 27, 2020 - link

    A MB that will break the $1000 barrier!!! With Swarovski crystals!!! Reply
  • Deicidium369 - Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - link

    They already had a board that sold above the MSRP of $8-900 ... no crystals - I bet your little AMD rig is bathed in RGB light. Reply
  • airdrifting - Monday, April 27, 2020 - link

    Nothing annoys me more than random revisions on their product without notification and keeping the same model name previously, and getting rid of their entire X299/X399 Aorus lineup without a decent replacement. Reply
  • Deicidium369 - Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - link

    it's the 400 series board to support Comet Lake. Reply
  • Korguz - Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - link

    along with yet another NEW socket, and new motherboards. so much for a cpu only upgrade from good old intel, gonna need a new motherboard to go to comet lake.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGA_1200
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  • DigitalFreak - Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - link

    How often do you NOT upgrade your CPU and motherboard at the same time? Reply
  • Threska - Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - link

    Still on AM3, so from Phenom on up. Reply

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