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.
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: 24 Flares 24 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?