The Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H features four DIMM slots for up to 32GB of RAM. Using the chipset's dual-channel memory architecture, it supports frequencies of 1066, 1333 and 1600MHz, while 2133, 2400 and 2800MHz are possible through overclocking. Whereas the Z77 chipset provides six SATA ports (two 6Gb/s), Gigabyte includes two Marvell 88SE9172 6Gb/s controllers for another four ports.
Lots of SATA3 and USB 3.0.
Four video outputs.
MSATA connector for onboard SSD.
Fan control should be better.
Need extra hardware to leverage all the USB ports.
PCI slot blocked if you use a second graphics card.
By TechSpot on April 20, 2012
Although Gigabyte's contender is considerably more expensive at $230, it's a "no expenses spared" kind of product, going as far as bundling an add-in card for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Fortunately, if you don't need this, the Z77X-UD5H is the same board sans wireless connectivity for $190...85
By Computer Shopper on July 16, 2013
It lacks onboard Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and some of the fancy features of pricier competitors, but buyers looking for a real-world Z87 board that still has support for loads of drives and expansion cards should seriously consider the GA-Z87X-UD5H....80
By hardCOREware on May 13, 2013
The Z77X-UD5H review you're reading today will have been published several months after evaluating it thoroughly. This isn't something we usually do, but in this case, the board immediately became our test bench for everything from CPU reviews ,...-
By Real World Labs on September 25, 2012
Over the years Gigabyte has taken their fair share of abuse from my reviewer brethren and to be honest much of what was said was right on. Many of the issues resolved around Gigabyte using features that didn’t necessarily benefit the end-user, or...-
By Techgage on September 21, 2012
With Intel's Haswell CPUs not set to ship for another six months or so, Ivy Bridge CPUs remain the best option today for those not looking to go top-end, but still want industry-leading performance. So it's of little surprise that the Z77 market...-
By HardOCP on August 28, 2012
To many veteran enthusiasts, GIGABYTE is a well known and trusted brand name. It is one of the world's largest motherboard manufacturers and one of the more popular brands. Like some of its competitors, GIGABYTE designs and or manufactures a few...-
By Pro-Clockers on August 22, 2012
Over the years I have went to a few Gigabyte overclocking events and tested many of their motherboards and I have yet to be disappointed with their overclocking ability. The Z77X-UD5H further demonstrates this sense of commitment to the world of...-
By AnandTech on July 25, 2012
The motherboard scene contains around fifty shades of grey – whatever size, whatever feature set, if a user cannot get what they exactly want, something similar should be available. The only questions that follow are: does it work properly, and...-
By uk.hardware.info on July 03, 2012
In April we published a round-up of 20 motherboards with Z77 chipsets compatible with the new Intel Ivy Bridge processors. Those CPUs weren't available yet at the time so we had to do the tests with the previous generation Sandy Bridge processors....-
By PC Authority on June 25, 2012
In recent years there has been an explosion of feature-rich motherboards, and with the launch of the Z77 we have seen a wide range of offerings already. Gigabyte's Z77X-UD5H sits in a sweet spot in this regard – it doesn't have the at...83