VRM ready to rock watercooling.
Many overclocking specific features.
Good audio rendering.
FullATX Expansion capabilities.
Simple color scheme that can easily match any other components well.
Fully functional AMI UEFI BIOS including mouse.
Very high quality components.
Plenty of USB 3.0 ports.
Full spectrum of onboard video ports.
Onboard power and clear CMOS buttons.
Easy Tune 6 overclocking software.
3X Power to USB ports.
On/Off Charging capability.
Overclockdesigns on APU platform leads to limited performance gains.
Same price as A105800K.
No SLI support.
Small MOSFET heatsink.
UEFI is a little difficult to navigate.
By Computer Shopper on September 05, 2013
The GA-F2A85X-UP4 won't stun you with a load of in-box extras or onboard bling, but if you want solid power performance for overclocking with the A85X chipset, this may be your board....80
By PCPer on February 15, 2013
I have to admit that I really like this board. It is a unique design with that (overly) beefy power deliver system for the CPU. It overclocks as well as any other board and has many of the same features of products in its price range. It is an...-
By Expert Reviews on December 31, 2012
Good selection of ports and easy overclocking make this a great Trinity motherboard...80
By AnandTech on December 14, 2012
Since Computex back in June, Gigabyte has been pushing a new power delivery system across parts of its motherboard range. This involves an integrated circuit to combine power delivery MOSFETs into a small form factor with great heat dissipation,...-
By TweakTown on December 01, 2012
At $129.99 the GIGABYTE F2A85X-UP4 is an aggressively priced motherboard. What we really like about the board is the look of it at this price point. When you're talking low $100 based motherboards, you expect them to look pretty ordinary. The matte...90
By Legit Reviews on November 29, 2012
The GIGABYTE F2A85X-UP4 may be on the higher side of the price range for FM2 motherboards, but the old adage you get what you pay for holds true today. The GIGABYTE F2A85X-UP4 is packed with features and performance to spare!...-
By Hardware Secrets on November 29, 2012
The Gigabyte F2A85X-UP4 is a good mainstream motherboard for the new socket FM2 processors, presenting one additional PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot, two additional USB 3.0 ports, a POST diagnostics display, and two BIOS chips in comparison with competing...-
By techPowerUp! on November 13, 2012
When it comes to FM2, Gigabyte really has done an excellent job with the Gigabyte F2A85X-UP4. This is it if you want a "high-end" APU board. Not only does it take full advantage of all the features offered by the A85X FCH and the FM2 APU platform, but...97
By Vortez on November 12, 2012
There are a few questions raised by this motherboard, mostly minor, but has made me realise a few things. Firstly, the A85X chipset adds few features over the A75 chipset, I can't help but feel that, as a platform, it is trying to be more than it...-
By Benchmark Reviews on October 25, 2012
The Gigabyte F2A85X-UP4 is an excellent motherboard. It has tons of features and is very well built using high quality components. It is easy to overclock and has a great UEFI. The Gigabyte F2A85X-UP4 would be a good choice for a budget minded gamer...86