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Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3
7.3 out of 10

Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

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Overall 2
2.0

absolute garbage

matias s., Newegg
25 June 2015
  • Pros: they took my money and processed fast.
  • Cons: doesn't work. my computer started to turn off randomly and gradually faster as time went on. i suspected the power supply, but after i RMA the power supply and it's fine i start talking to someone who knows more than i do and they ask me questions about my issues, turns out it's the motherboard. ...
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Overall 2
2.0

DOA Motherboard

Keegan H., Newegg
23 June 2015
  • Pros: None
  • Cons: I ordered this part back in December, just before I went out of the country for a month, thinking it would be a nice present to myself when I got back. First time I try to install, nothing, CPU fan spins then stops. Computer will not post, and will not boot. Nothing, I take apart everything and p...
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Overall 2
2.0

Board has issues

Rocky R., Newegg
23 June 2015
  • Summary: Look elsewhere, you do not want this board, I am on my second board and out of return period. I am at this point eating the cost of the board due to it is more headache than it is worth.
  • Pros: Multiple Available USB Ports, Supports large coolers, Nice layout on board
  • Cons: This board apparently has multiple issues with my system configuration. I am now on board number 2 and I have given up and ordered another brand motherboard. On Windows 8.1 I cannot properly install Windows and when I finally get it installed I get persistent random reboots. On Windows 7 everythi...
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Overall 2
2.0

FIRST TIME WITH GIGABYTE

janie s., Newegg
15 June 2015
  • Summary: I replaced the mushkin memory with crucial 4 gig , no boot. I replaced the raidmax ps with an antec 500, no boot swapped video cards no boot. I reseated the mb, moved the memory, reseated the cpu, unhooked everything. everytime its the same, fans spin but no boot. anyone know what to do?
  • Pros: NONE- yet
  • Cons: I have read a lot of reviews for gigabyte motherboards and they are generally good. Maximum PC regards them well. So far I cant get my pc to boot. Here is my build: GA-970A-UD3P MB AMD FX 4350 Processor 8 Gigs Mushkin enhanced stealth ddr3 1600 Raidmax vortex case with 450 watt power supply Asus ...
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Overall 2
2.0

Would be nice to get a replacement or my money back

Marvin, Amazon
14 June 2015
  • Summary: This Motherboard is a mess unable to connect to the internet new drivers sometimes it work but very slow , and at times no connection at all this is very frustrating , Would be nice to get a replacement or my money back ...
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Overall 2
2.0

Bizarre motherboard issues

John M., Newegg
9 June 2015
  • Pros: None
  • Cons: I have used Gigabyte motherboards in the past and have been happy with them but this board has made me reconsider using them. When first installed, this motherboard would recognize DVD drives but would not recognize any hard drives connected to it including drives which were known to be good. Fur...
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Overall 2
2.0

Random Freezing

Slavik B., Newegg
8 June 2015
  • Summary: FX-8320 MSI r9 280 HyperX Fury 8gb Kingston 240gb SSD 750W Rosewill
  • Pros: Nice and cheap. Loved it when it didn't freeze up
  • Cons: Started freezing up under a month of use. I checked to make sure it wasn't anything else and sure enough it wasn't...gunna be returing it. Usually happens when I start up a game or program. Everything just stops (No BSOD) and I have to reset the computer and I don't OC. Not cool. Also has some ki...
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Overall 2
2.0

DOL

Larry M., Newegg
7 June 2015
  • Summary: I put in a request for a return or replacement. Sales Order #228130424
  • Pros: Looks cool
  • Cons: No Display. I tried 2 different monitors and 2 different video cards. It powers everything up, but no display. I took the memory out, and it doesn't even beep.
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Overall 2
2.0

Please Read! its pretty bad!

slim, Amazon
4 June 2015
  • Summary: This product along with other gigabyte motherboards are an absolute headache!! Dont listen to the positive reviews! I did and it was a mistake! 1st the mother board can't hold the ram in correctly and the slightest touch makes them fall out of their sockets!
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Overall 2
2.0

Terrible quality control, unreachable customer service

Jason G., Newegg
3 June 2015
  • Summary: When I first built the computer the board worked fine except for the SYS FAN1 fan header, which wouldn't power any fans that were plugged into it. It was quite annoying since I needed it for the fans for my AIO water cooler to be able to run PWM, so I had to buy a 3 way splitter to run them from the...
  • Pros: Works ok...when it works.
  • Cons: SATA ports don't work, fan headers don't work, elusive customer service dept at Gigabyte.
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