Reviews and Problems with Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD
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Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3-iSSD Motherboard Review
19 December 2011
Conclusion: As you've probably gathered by now, SRT has been the focal point of Gigabyte's Z68XP-UD3-iSSD because it's the first motherboard we've seen ship with an on-board cache drive right out of the box. Gigabyte's package is also interesting because it comes with the SLC-based Intel SSD 311 20GB drive, which costs $130 alone. That price makes SRT far less cost effective than we expected.
Conclusion: We do not see the need for mSATA on desktop motherboards, particularly not for the ATX form factor. Since the Smart Response Technology does not require using an mSATA (or even Intel) SSD, it would work just as well with any SSD. Systems with ATX boards have enough room for a 2.5’’ SSD and other storage devices. However, we can see the benefit of having an mSATA connector on ITX or micro-ATX board, as systems with these form factors often have a smaller footprint.
Pros: Low power consumptionIntel SSD 311 bundlemSATA port, Easy to setup SRT, Low profile heatsink, Warranty covers bundled SSD
Summary: There are four key features that make the Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD a real killer among Intel Z68 motherboards - a bundled 20GB Intel mSATA SSD, Virtu, SLI/Crossfire and onboard HDMI video output.
Summary: Ein passendes Fazit zum Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD Bundle zu finden, fällt in Anbetracht der gezeigten Leistung und der gebotenen Funktionen nicht weiter schwer. Dank der Verwendung hochwertiger Elektronikbausteine und der sehr guten Verarbeitung der gesamten Hauptplatine hinterlässt das GA-Z68XP-UD3 in puncto Qualität einen durchweg positiven Eindruck.