This expensive motherboard impressed Legion Hardware and the site awarded it with a Must Have rating.
"Today we are taking a look at the Gigabyte G1.Sniper which is an extreme motherboard that is designed for extreme gaming. As a member of the elite G1.Killer family, this no expense spared motherboard boasts the very best features found on any motherboard today. So for those after a motherboard that makes no compromises, be sure to check out our take on the G1.Sniper...
The advantage of featuring these high quality embedded devices is that it frees up the expansion slots for 3-way CrossFireX or 3-way SLI configurations, which is ultimately what the G1.Sniper is all about. It means that gamers can install triple Radeon HD 6970 graphics cards for example and not have to worry about having no room left for their sound card, as it is already included onboard.