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Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD9

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By ITP.net on 80

A pricey board but if you’re building a monster PC its features and performance make it worth the price....

By Atomic MPC on 89

The kind of board that makes us happy to be in...

By TechRadar on 80

Is Gigabyte's monumental new X58A-UD9 motherboard the most expensive in recorded history?We certainly can't remember the last time a desktop mobo breached the £400 barrier. One thing is for sure: the Gigabyte X58A-UD9 had better be good....

By HardwareHeaven on 100

Gigabytes build quality is also top notch, matching other boards by including LED indicators, 2oz copper PCB, dual BIOS and the best performing, most flexible chipset cooler in this...

By Tbreak.com on 70

The biggest, most fully featured and expensive X58 based motherboard on the market right now is only worth it if you splurge on other hardware components equally powerful. X58 motherboards are a dime a dozen nowadays, but it takes a truly exceptional...

By Overclock3D on 73

Phew. What a rollercoaster ride that was.There is a little bit to get through here, but there is one thing we have to deal with before we move on, because it colours everything else. The price.It's available around £450 online. Just stop for a...

By HardwareZone.com on 80

If you had previously thought that X58 motherboards are expensive, we're sure that your impressions have only grown stronger with the ultra premium ones here. These are, in the words of others, trophy boards that often do not justify their cost. Of...

By HEXUS.net on 80

Gigabyte's GA-X58A-UD9 arrived with the ambition of becoming the granddaddy of all X58 motherboards, and in many respects it doesn't disappoint. The board layout is excellent, the integrated cooling performs admirably, the number of expansion...

By Bright Side of News on

The Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD9 is an impressive product. As we told you from the beginning the design is audacious. To build a board this size and with the components and purpose in mind takes some serious guts. You are going into this knowing that the...

By Guru of 3D on

BIOS / features overview Below, an overview of the BIOS. The BIOS very much caters for overclocking and offers a really wide variety of choices. Since showing motherboard BIOS screenshots always misses out a lot we are now switching to high-definition...

By HardOCP on

The Gigabyte X58A-UD9 represents an extreme usage motherboard. Both in terms tweaking and its $700 price. The UD9 is not meant for those enthusiasts looking for a laid back overclocking experience. The UD9 requires a lot of patience and overclocking...

By Pureoverclock on

While there are many X58 motherboards on the market, very few are actually designed for extreme use. So before we wrap up, let's address what many of you are probably wondering off the bat: "Is the UD9 worth the extra cash?" Right, let's tackle...

By Legion Hardware on

Although the Gigabyte X58A-UD9 is not the most extreme motherboard we have ever had the pleasure of testing, the ASUS P5K3 Premium still holds that title, it is still very extreme nonetheless. When reviewing a product like the X58A-UD9 we have to take...

By X-bit Labs on

The Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD9 mainboard I used for this test session would be a perfect match for a multi-GPU configuration of that kind. In fact, it has only one significant defect: when you install the Hybrid...

By Tom's Hardware UK on

Supporting Intel’s highest-performance processors with twice the bandwidth of its mainstream counterpart, the X58 chipset proves the staying power of good ideas. We take a closer look at what makes the latest generation of premium motherboards...

By TechReaction.net on

Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD9 Motherboard ReviewPatrick “Deux” VanValzahFirst off, I’d like to make sure you know what you’re going to get from this review. This isn’t going to be your run of the mill motherboard review where I...

By AnandTech on

Round one of the high-priced enthusiast end of X58 went to EVGA last year, who set the pace with their Classified line of motherboards. While not perfect in every regard, the E759 and E760 broke and set more overclocking records than any other...

International Review By Sabios del PC on 90

Despues de haber probado esta maravilla de Gigabyte, hemos de decir que si no fuera por el precio tan elevado que tiene, ahora mismo salia corriendo a por una para mi equipo. Realmente esta Gigabyte X58A-UD9 es buena para el overclocking, con una...

International Review By PCWorld France on 95

Vitrine technologique ou carte mère pour ceux voulant jouer en très très haute résolution? La carte du constructeur taiwanais Gigabyte est tout simplement gigantesque. Elle possède toutes les technologies dernier cri que...

International Review By ITpro.no on 83

Gigabyte X58A er det beste hovedkortet undertegnede noen gang har testet, og det med god margin. Dette er kortet som virkelig har alt. USB3, S-ata 3.0 , fire PCI ekspress 16X porter, god layout, god kjøling og ytelse i toppklassen....