Summary: The Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H-WB motherboard is a fully featured mainstream-gaming platform based around the Intel Z77 chipset and bundled with a Wireless 802.11bgn + Bluetooth 4.0 PCI Express x1 card, not to mention all the bells and whistles of a highly expandable workstation platform and a good set of overclocking tools.
Excerpt: Granted, we love the UD3H and all its features but we would be a fool to pass up the chance to take a look at one of the higher models. The Z77X-UD5H comes in two different favors one being the ‘regular’ one and the other is a Wi-Fi models, we will be look at the ‘regular’ model. The UD5H is aimed at the enthusiast as well as the overclockers and offers a few more features than that of the UD3H.
Excerpt: Of all the boards here, we’re most intimately familiar with Gigabyte’s GA-Z77X-UD5H . It’s the board we used for the bulk of our Core i7-3770K testing, and one thing we can say, it’s stable. We’ve literally run more than 50 hours of benchmarks on this board without any issue. For a sub-$200 board, there are plenty of features, with the most eye-catching being a ton of USB support, including four USB 3.0 ports plus three USB 3.0 headers.
Pros: Tons o’ USB support, plus FireWire and eSATA.
Two High-Quality LGA 1155 Mainboards from Gigabyte: GA-Z77X-UD3H and GA-Z77X-UD5H-WB WIFI Review
13 August 2012
Summary: These two mainboards are quite different, because they belong to the entry and the top segment of the Intel Z77 Express based series from Gigabyte. Yet, they both boast convenient layout, rich functionality, good overclocking potential and a number of proprietary technologies such as 3D Power, 3D BIOS and Ultra Durable 4.
Conclusion: Overall, though, the GA-Z77X-UD5H holds its own against more expensive motherboards from other manufacturers, and it clearly earns its Editors' Choice rating. If you're looking for a reasonably priced, feature-filled platform for a new Ivy Bridge- or Sandy Bridge-based system, the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H is an excellent choice for the money.
Pros: Four video outputs, MSATA connector for onboard SSD, Excellent port selection
Cons: May need extra hardware to leverage all the USB ports, PCI slot blocked if you use a second graphics card
Excerpt: 6 Flares 6 Flares × Today we are taking a look at the Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H, the latest Z77 motherboard targeting the mainstream enthusiast audience. This board is built for overclocking and stability using the 3D power system with Auto Voltage Compensation. Is this an ideal board to shortlist for your next system build?
Excerpt: The UD5 variant of the Gigabyte line of motherboards is one of the most popular, providing the perfect balance between features and affordability. So we are unlikely to find a better candidate to perform our first Core i7-3770K overclocking tests on.