Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3

  • Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3
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  • Price same as inferior H67 chipset.
  • Virtu GPUswitching support.
  • Decent layout.


  • No SLI support.
  • Oldstyle BIOS.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Expert Reviews on 100

An mSATA port could be useful for some, but if you own an SSD there are better boards out there...

By on 80

Taiwan's motherboard giants are busy prepping a range of boards designed for Intel's upcoming Ivy Bridge CPUs. These Z77 chipset-based mainboards are expected to be made available to the public sooner than the release of the chips themselves....

By eTeknix on

With X79 arriving onto the scene, the high-end market has been filled and is something that only the insanely rich can afford. Z68 can still be expensive too, when we look at the likes of the G1 Sniper 2 board which is pricey, but does offer a lot of...

By Overclock3D on 87

At the beginning we asked if it was possible to produce a great performing motherboard for such a low price. Often when we see 'value' motherboards they are lacking so many bits and bobs that it's almost a false economy as you're losing...

By Vortez on

We’ve experienced the full force of what Z68 is truly capable of from a variety of flagships up and to this point but we haven’t really considered that lower end of the market until today. GIGABYTE’s Z68AP-D3 is the talk of the town at...

By on 74

We’re slightly flabbergasted by the Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3. It hits a surprising price point for a decent Z68-based motherboard, and in doing so makes one of the key features of the Z68 chipset (Smart Response) actually relevant. This is great news,...

By on 95

Kitguru often focuses on the ultra high end hardware, but today we are building a system around the Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3 Z68 motherboard, a new product which aims to deliver the best price point possible. At a shade under £85 we wanted to test this...

By TechRadar on 90

The Z68 platform has seen a lot of love from Gigabyte since it came about, and the Z68AP-D3 has to be one of the cheapest Z68 boards we've ever seen. But does that also mean it's one of the weakest? Since the farce that accompanied the launch...

International Review By on

Как известно, жизнь любого десктопа начинается с размышлений о выборе системной платы. Но когда при этом у среднестатистического «юзверя» возникает потребность в серьезных вычислительных мощностях, светлые думы о том, каким продвинутым чипсетом ему...