The Best Core I7 Motherboard – Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R Review

 The Best Core I7 Motherboard – Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R Review


The GA-X58A-UD3R motherboard is one of the most recent from Gigabyte. This motherboard depends on attachment 1366 stage that upholds all Core i7 processors. This board has a X58 Northbridge chipset and an ICH10R Southbridge chipset. It has four 16X PCI-E, one PCI-E 1X and one PCI space. Gigabyte asserts that the initial x8sti-f 2 PCI-E has 16 paths and the other t 2 has 8 (however I question in light of the fact that the X58 chipset has just 36 paths). In any case, the beneficial thing here is that the two of them support the 3-way SLI and CrossfireX. This board is stacked with six DDR3 opening triple channel 2000MHz that backings up to 24GB memory with 10 SATA ports. It upholds SATA2, 8 RAID equipped for SATA 3Gbps ports and 2 RAID skilled eSATA ports, 2 RAID fit for SATA 6Gbps ports. It has ten USB 2.0 port and two USB 3.0 port. That was a magnificent help, it nearly run like a record server. This motherboard has an excellent PCB design for slick wiring.


Testing Setup


The load up was tried with Intel Core i7 980X outrageous release 3.33MHz (133MHz X 25) and overclocked at 4.4MHz (200MHz QPI X22). Utilizing a 24GB 1600MHz triple channel DDR3 memory sticks, ATI Radeon HD 5870 1GB illustrations card, 750W PSU, Seagate 7200.11 1TB SATA and Windows 7 64-cycle.


Overclocking The GA-X58A-UD3R


The GA-X58A-UD3R is not difficult to overclock, practically all settings are situated on a solitary page in CMOS BIOS and you can change their qualities without any problem. It has an auto recuperation highlight when you overclocked past limits recently reset and it will POST in experimental mode without losing your settings.


With the QPI of 220MHz outperforming the 200MHz QPI, this is the far the best overclock from a 1366 motherboard with center i7 980X outrageous release processor. The i7 center 980X is a 3.33GHz stock and overclocked at 4.4GHz effortlessly having great Media Benchmark scores of 2,624 and end up being a hero in crysis with least edge pace of 42fps.



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