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Superb overclocking options.
USB 3.0 and SATA 6.
Packed with features.
Intel P55-Express outperforms X58 head-to-head.
24-Phase Power VRD delivers amazing power savings.
Supports ATI CrossFireX and NVIDIA SLI dual video card sets.
Supports 16GB of dual-channel 1333MHz DDR3.
Full 6 DIMM Slot population require single sided modules.
PCIe x16 2.0 not possible with USB3/SATA6 functionality turned on.
Too few PCIE lanes to support a fully loaded system.
BIOS options can be complicated for some users.
Does not support ATI TripleCrossFireX or NVIDIA TripleSLI.
16x PCIExpress 2.0 not possible with SATA6G/USB3 enabled.
By Hi Tech Legion on November 07, 2010
Typical of Gigabyte motherboards, the GA-P55A-UD6 is feature-rich and is built with overclocking enthusiasts in mind. These features aren’t just buzzwords created by the marketing department but actual technologies that users can benefit from...
By PCStats on July 21, 2010
Gigabyte had its work cut out for it when it came to improving on the original GA-P55-UD6 motherboard, which has become a favorite in the PCSTATS labs due to its rock-solid reliability and extensive features list. However with the updated...
By X-bit Labs on June 14, 2010
Despite a couple of disappointing things, the two mainboards from Gigabyte are good indeed, just as you can expect the flagship models in the product family to be. You won’t have any problems assembling a computer with them or running them in...
By HardOCP on June 08, 2010
The GIGABYTE P55A-UD6 is "just like" all other P55 chipset motherboards when you talk about performance at stock speeds. However when it comes to overclocking the GA-P55A-UD6 very much shines. It is able to produce some tremendously high BCLK rates...
By PCMag Mideast on May 09, 2010
Gigabyte makes another hit with the GA-P55A-UD6 – one of their high end motherboards being sold in the market today. When asked which motherboard usually performs the best, Gigabyte surely is always part of the list. And with this line of...
By iXBT Labs on April 12, 2010
The new motherboard series from Gigabyte is a good example of the splendours and miseries of the P55 chipset. On the one hand, LGA1156 is a decent general-purpose platform. On the other hand, any effort to make anything original out of it results in...
By Maximum PC on April 07, 2010
SATA 6 and USB 3.0 come aboard—but at a price Gigabyte’s original GA-P55-UD6 (reviewed December 2009) held the distinction of not only being the first board we tested with Intel’s LGA1156 socket, but also our preferred go-to board for...
By HotHardware on April 02, 2010
The P55A-UD6 finished first in 9 out of 12 different categories of our benchmark suite, all while providing a generous accessory bundle, and an excellent layout that made good use of its high-end components. If you're in the market for a new P55...
By Overclockers Club on February 11, 2010
In the end, I'd reccomend these boards to anyone who wants to spend the money. That being said, unless you want to use three videocards, you may he happier with the UD4P. It's slightly cheaper, overclocks a little bit better, and offer you more...
By MadShrimps on February 07, 2010
In conclusion we can say for this Barracuda XT there is not really a necessity to include a third generation SAT controller, since there is hardly any difference noticeable. SATA 6Gbps however shall become more interesting in the future. With solid...
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