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VR-Zone got to spend a little bit of time with Gigabyte's upcoming motherboard for (as we were informed by Gigabyte who in turn had been instructed by Intel to tell us that we should call it) the Intel Core i7 processor family for the LGA 2011 socket, otherwise known under Intel's code name of Sandy Bridge-E. We've already seen Gigabyte's X79 motherboards a few times, but these are the first detailed pictures and as such we have a few additional snippets of information to share with you.


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that ud5 looks very tasty... what are they doing with a gun heatsink on the G1? they over did it with the sniper 2.... they dont learn!!
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I agree that UD5 is such a nice board. Do want!

I hope it's no more than $350.
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works here bro but was stuttering a few momenets ago perhaps the host is having problems?
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Working fine here. I like those boards.
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Glad to see Gigabyte finally got their eyes tested. Looks awesome.
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post #7 of 37
I like the look of that UD7

I really wouldn't need 8 DIMM slots, 4x4GB should be more than I'd ever need.
 
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Heatsink: Not a weapon. Cannot be assembled as a firearm
Oh you Gigabyte.
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Ive been in love with gigabyte motherboards since the EP45-UD3P. The UD5 will be the sweet spot between value and performance in this lineup and it will on my list of potential candidates.
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No southbridge fan = Fail
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