Ultra Durable 3 Design.
Included Hybrid Silent-Pipe 2 cooler.
Versatility during overclocking.
Stiff motherboard instead of being flimsy when hardware are installed.
SATA 3.0 Support.
Fast and without being a showoff.
Only X58 Motherboard with SATA6G RAID Support.
Supports ATI CrossFireX or NVIDIA SLI dual and triple video card sets.
No pressure system on Hybrid SilentPipe 2 cooler to force air out expansion slots.
Heat pip makes it difficult to remove GPUs.
Very expensive 'enthusiast' motherboard solution.
Only 3GB total memory be utilized by 32bit O/S.
SATA6G/USB3 borrow from PCIE link lanes.
By Clunk.org UK on October 17, 2010
The Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7 is undoubtedly a rock solid performer, just like its predecessor, it overclocks well, looks the part (well, to some at least) and is feature rich. The problem is that it isn't competitively priced at £270, for around...80
By Bjorn3D on September 17, 2010
We were not happy to see that GIGABYTE only put 16 Phase Power on the second revision of the GA-X58A-UD7 motherboard. The older first revision had a total of 24 Phase Power, so why did GIGABYTE change this? It seems when the UD9 came out, GIGABYTE...90
By Maximum PC on September 09, 2010
A worthy board for folks still rolling legacy parts Want to know how insane the enthusiast motherboard bracket has become? Gigabyte’s X58A-UD7 seems pedestrian next to the other two contenders here. Sure, it has a rakish, liquid-cooling-ready heat...80
By Ocaholic on August 30, 2010
Allgemein +-The Gigabyte X58A-UD7 leaves a very good overall impression and it especially convices with its huge delivery and its suitability for daily use. Enthusiasts as well as gamers will really enjoy the versatile product. - 24 Phase Power...-
By Hardware Secrets on June 10, 2010
Gigabyte X58A-UD7 is really a top-shelf motherboard for Intel socket 1366 CPUs. It has all the features sought after by enthusiast users who want the newest technologies available, such as USB 3.0 and SATA-600 ports. Its cooling system is amazing,...-
By Tom's Hardware on May 04, 2010
The addition of USB 3.0 and SATA 6Gb/s controllers is nothing more than an evolutionary step in X58 motherboard design, and all of today’s boards used the same parts to address these technologies. Aside from those updates, frankly, none of...-
By Tom's Hardware UK on May 04, 2010
The X58A-UD7 installation kit is a little more extensive than that of the less expensive X58A-UD3R, with the inclusion of a slot bracket that extends eSATA to four ports by breaking out two internal connections, a 4-pin to dual-SATA...-
By PC Pro on April 15, 2010
It's one for real enthusiasts only, but with both SATA/600 and USB 3, the stratospheric price may just be worth paying...83
By Motherboards.org on March 31, 2010
GIGABYTE has really outdone itself with the X58A-UD7 motherboard. They name their boards by the number of features on the board and the X58A-UD7 has the most features of any of their boards. This board supports the latest technologies including SATA...-
By Benchmark Reviews on February 25, 2010
Although our rating and final score are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. While we each do our best to ensure that all aspects of the product are...90