“ Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3P (rev. 1.0) - Motherboard - ATX - LGA1155 Socket - Z68 - USB 3.0, FireWire - Gigabit Ethernet - onboard graphics (CPU required) - HD Audio (8-channel) „
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First off, this motherboard has worked great for me most of the time and with general users this board will be more than acceptable however, using sli on this board is not great as the second slot limits the card bandwidth to 8 instead of 16x. The maximum gpu you can use in sli is therefore a 560ti before the board will limit you card. This i could let go however as that is more than enough power to play modern games. What i cant let go however is this board is pathetic if you intend to you ssd's. I have tried every port available on the board and i can not reach anywhere near the max read speed if my vertex 4 on this board where as i can without issue in a standard msi board. For what is suppost to a top end board this is poor but a good board for general use if your avoiding ssd drives.
GIGABYTE Z68 series motherboards provide all the advanced overclocking features users have come to know and love about the GIGABYTE P67 series motherboards including increasing processor core ratios, increasing DDR3 memory ratios and increasing power and current limits. In addition, GIGABYTE Z68 motherboards also allow users to increase the graphics core clock speed, for even greater graphics performance.
|Product Description:||Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3P (rev. 1.0) - motherboard - ATX - LGA1155 Socket - Z68|
|Product Type:||Motherboard - ATX|
|Chipset Type:||Intel Z68 Express / ITE IT8728|
|Processor Socket:||1 x LGA1155 Socket|
|Compatible Processors:||Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7|
|Max Supported Memory:||32 GB|
|RAM Supported:||4 DIMM slots - DDR3 SDRAM , non-ECC|
|Storage Ports:||4 x SATA-600 (RAID), 4 x SATA-300 (RAID)|
|USB / FireWire Ports:||2 x SuperSpeed USB + 1 x FireWire + 8 x Hi-Speed USB + (2 x SuperSpeed USB + 1 x FireWire + 6 x Hi-Speed USB via headers)|
|Audio:||HD Audio (8-channel)|
|Microsoft Certification:||Compatible with Windows 7|