Gigabytes X58A-UD7 comes with the usual color design which is blue, white and a black coated heatpipe. Overall it looks like Gigabyte bit a bit too many components onto the board. If we take the four PCI-Express slots for example: they are really close to each other that it's only possible to use all four if single-slot cards are being put into the slots. Also around the CPU socket one might wish a bit more space to easily install even todays biggest aircoolers.
Like other Gigabyte boards before the X58A-UD7 comes with a 24 phase power design which guarantees stable current supply and very good overclockability. Furthermore the 24 pahse VRM design is equipped with high quality polymer capacitors which have a life expectancy of 50'000 hours on average, low RDS(on) MOSFETs for lower temperatures and high quality inductors made of ferrite.
Totally you'll find six DIMM-slots on the
Gigabyte X58A-UD7. Officially supported are DDR3-2200/1333/1066/800 with up to 24 GByte capacity.
Southbridge as well as current converters are being held at adequate temperatures via the massiv heatpipe cooling solution. The fact that the heatpipe comes with a black coating really makes it an eyecatcher. As an option you get the Gigabyte well-known silent pipe or a water cooler between which you can choose to cool the chipset even more efficiently.
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