Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD7 Intel P67 Motherboard - FIRST LOOK
21 March 2011
Summary: Today PCSTATS is giving you a first look at the new flagship Intel P67 motherboard from Gigabyte called the GA-P67A-UD7. There's a lot for computer enthusiasts, gamers and overclockers to get excited about with this particular board, not the least of which is 3-way SLI/Crossfire videocard support, a...
Conclusion: Expectations are always high when a new CPU architecture is released and while the P67 recall did put a minor damper on Sandy Bridge's appeal, things have moved back to normal very quickly.
Pros: - Top of the P67 market in SLI performance, - Dual 16x SLI is possible with NF200 and SATA and USB have their own PCI-E bus, - Excellent 2D performance, - Overclocking on a Sandy Bridge platform and UD7 is easier than you can imagine, - UD7 features are endless, - Lots of power saving options, - ...
Cons: - Not cheap, $300+, - Spacing could be an issue for SLI (16x slots) with larger cards., - Clear CMOS button could be a little more accessible
Excerpt: With the recently released P67 chipset from Intel supporting their latest LGA1155 socket, a replacement for the LGA1156, it's not surprising to see many manufacturers releasing new boards to support this.