Gigabyte GA-X79-UD7 OC
Many power ports to juice extra hardware and overclocking.
Massive heatsinks keeps the motherboard cool & quite.
Options for simple and meticulous overclocking.
Good bundled accessories.
Easy access rear BIOS Swiitch.
Quick OC Switch.
Included WiFi/BT4.0 card.
4 way SLI ready.
10X SATA ports.
Excellent UEFI interface.
UEFI BIOS still needs some work.
Efficiency slightly shy of ASUS Rampage IV Extreme.
Sports only four memory bays.
Overclocking requires second 12V plug.
Above-average power usage, particularly under load.
By FutureLooks on March 21, 2012
– GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD7 MotherboardThere’s no arguing that the UD7 is intended for the high enthusiast looking for maximum performance from GIGABYTE’s X79 series. The board is an extremely solid performer once it’s up and running....80
By Legit Reviews on February 08, 2012
The GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD7 proved itself to be a very capable motherboard that handled everything we threw at it with ease. I would easily recommend the GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD7 to anyone looking to put together an Intel X79 LGA2011 system!...-
By APC Magazine on February 05, 2012
When the X58A-OC was released, overclockers worldwide rejoiced that finally there was a board on the market specifically designed to push components to their limits. While the OC name has been shelved, there's no denying the X79-UD7 is a descendant...90
By Bright Side of News on January 26, 2012
The Gigabyte X79-UD7 board came to us with a pedigree of overclocking behind it. When we received this board we were expecting to reach new overclocks that had never been seen before. Perhaps we it was wrong to assume, but from our previous...-
By X-bit Labs on January 21, 2012
During our review of Gigabyte GA-X79-UD7 mainboard we uncovered a lot of advantages as well as a few issues. However, despite these issues the board left a very positive impression. We should keep in mind that the manufacturer was facing a very...-
By Tbreak.com on January 11, 2012
When last I looked at one of Gigabyte’s high-end motherboards, it was found wanting. It was good, but for the price it wasn’t as great as some of its closest competitors. Today I’ll be looking at the G1.Assassin 2’s distant...90
By VR-Zone on December 23, 2011
Conclusion There are so many positive things to say about this board, first of which is that the build quality and parts used are the best they have ever been on a GIGABYTE board, and that is saying a lot. GIGABYTE always makes some of the best...80
By bjorn3d.com on December 14, 2011
After looking at the Rampage we knew that any board that followed had a very daunting task ahead of it. The UD7 has many great features including a intuitive and easy to use UEFI BIOS that is not too far from the original so that anyone used to the...100
By PC Mag on December 13, 2011
The Gigabyte X79-UD7 is packed with attractive hardware and software features, but fails to max out the X79 Express chipset's capabilities....80
By Guru of 3D on December 07, 2011
When the X79 chipset launched two weeks ago, all motherboard manufacturers jumped on that bandwagon as they have noticed severe e-peen potential ever since they received their first Sandy bridge-E processors. All of them launched a rather sizable...-