Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7

  • Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7
87
Based on 14 scores, 28 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    8
  • Good:
    5
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Ultra Durable 3 Design.
  • CrossFireX/SLI support.
  • Included Hybrid Silent-Pipe 2 cooler.

Cons:

  • No pressure system on Hybrid SilentPipe 2 cooler to force air out expansion slots.
  • Heat pip makes it difficult to remove GPUs.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Clunk.org UK on 80

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...

By Bjorn3D on 90

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...

By Maximum PC on 80

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...

By Ocaholic on -

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 -

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 -

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 -

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 83

It's one for real enthusiasts only, but with both SATA/600 and USB 3, the stratospheric price may just be worth paying...

By Motherboards.org on -

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 90

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...

By Legit Reviews on -

If you are looking for a board that leaves nothing out regardless of price then look no further....

By HardOCP on -

We really like the Gigabyte X58A-UD7 motherboard. It does however feel like it was rushed out the door in an attempt to grab some of the "me first" spotlight when it comes to new features like USB 3.0 and SATA 3. The X58A-UD7 will overclock like a...

By Hardware Canucks on -

When we first saw a prototype of what was to become the X58A-UD7, it was hard not to be impressed since it had a massive 24-phase power design and support for SATA 6Gb/s and USB 3.0. When this model was finally revealed in retail form, we were glad to...

By FiringSquad on -

Quite simply, this is the best X58 motherboard money can buy right now, and as such, it takes home our Editor’s Choice...

International Review By Technic3D on 92

Beide Mainboards bieten eine solide Basis für eine sehr potente Spielemaschine. Das Gigabyte macht allerdings im Langzeittest den besseren Eindruck. ASRock X58 Extreme6 Das erste Board im Test mit dem X58 Chipsatz bot eine sehr solide Vorstellung,...

International Review By Hardware-Test on 73

Gigabyte er kommet med et godt solidt produkt, der både er til dem der vil overclocke deres system, og samtidig tænker lidt på miljøet. De avancerede kontrolfunktioner sørger for at justere strømmen til systemet alt efter...

International Review By Ocaholic German on 80

Das Gigabyte X58A-UD7 können wir generell dem PC-Enthusiasten sowie dem Gamer ans Herz legen, denn das Board verfügt über sehr viele Erweiterungsmöglichkeiten sowie beinahe eine Unmenge an Zubehör. Performancemässig...

International Review By HardWare Análisis on 94

La Gigabyte X58A-UD7 es la placa definitiva para todo entusiasta que busque en el chipset X58 lo mejor de lo mejor. Seguro que lo encuentra. La X58A-UD7 incluye la famosa tecnología Aceleración 333 Integrada que ofrece soporte a SATA III, USB...

International Review By Nexthardware on 100

Gigabyte, con la GA-X58A-UD7 ha giocato d'anticipo sulla concorrenza, sfornando una mainboard high end completa di tutte le nuove tecnologie, in grado di dare supporto nativo alle Cpu Gulftown di Intel. I nostri test hanno evidenziato che si tratta...

International Review By Hartware.net on 85

Das Gigabyte X58A-UD7 ist schwierig in eine Kategorie einzustufen. Die Übertaktungsfunktionen sind grundlegend mit "sehr gut" zu bewerten, aber herausstechende Funktionen fehlen.Ein ähnliches Dilemma zeigt sich auch bei der Ausstattung bzw....