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GIGABYTE 7 series motherboards feature an onboard mSATA slot, allowing DIY builders to take advantage of advanced SSD-based technologies like Intel® Smart Response and Intel® Rapid Start. Mounting an affordable, low capacity mSATA SSD directly onto your motherboard can enhance your PC’s performance with better overall desktop responsiveness, faster boot times and faster system resume times.

Gigabyte has updated it's website with Z77 motherboard information.

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Too bad their blue, seriously, when will manufacturers learn that most enthusiasts (most of the target market of these boards) will make a purchasing decision based of color alone. The only reason I didn't get the Asus motherboards, I wanted a red/black build and ended up going with the AS Rock P67 Professional
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Too bad their blue, seriously, when will manufacturers learn that most enthusiasts (most of the target market of these boards) will make a purchasing decision based of color alone. The only reason I didn't get the Asus motherboards, I wanted a red/black build and ended up going with the AS Rock P67 Professional

Color scheme tends to define a manufacturer in some instances, plus, think of how many parts they have stocked, DIMM slots, heat sinks, PCIe and PCI slots, SATA slots, power plugs, that they can just put on any motherboard.
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Too bad their blue, seriously, when will manufacturers learn that most enthusiasts (most of the target market of these boards) will make a purchasing decision based of color alone. The only reason I didn't get the Asus motherboards, I wanted a red/black build and ended up going with the AS Rock P67 Professional

I agree. I have a black/blue colour scheme anyway but I'm sending back my GA-Z68XP-UD4 for a Gen 3 one. The Z77 UD3 doesn't appeal all too much and will no doubt be more expensive too. Wish/hope the UD5 will be ~£160.
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I like Gunmetal color and I dislike the ASRock gold color. It makes my PC looks like bling bling...

 
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The other part of their website has now been updated with more specs on each Z77 board.

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4139#sp
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Thanks for the update. Great info.... my next board will likely be the Sniper 3... amazing looking board and fits my theme very well. also like they left the guns and ammo in the past.
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I'm disappointed that the back panel on the UD3H is better or has more useful features (to me, anyway) than the UD5H has.

Think I'll get a Z68XP-UD4 Gen 3 next week. The Z77 doesn't seem to be worth a month's wait for a few features I'll never use. Plus I need more USB ports on the back.
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It support only DDR3 1600Mhz with IB frown.gif
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