|Gigabyte GA-P55-UD6 Motherboard: P55 vs X58|
|Reviews - Featured Reviews: Motherboards|
|Written by Olin Coles|
|Thursday, 24 September 2009|
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Gigabyte has recently launched their latest generation of motherboards, based on the Intel P55 chipset, Gigabyte P55 motherboards build upon the success of their Ultra Durable 3 design featuring 2oz copper PCB and deliver a host of cutting-edge features including the industry's first 24 phase VRM design, innovative Smart6 PC management tools and Dynamic Energy Saver 2 power saving utilities just to name a few.
Supporting the latest Intel Core i7 and Core i5 processors featuring LGA 1156 socket (code named Lynnfield) Gigabyte P55 series motherboards set a new standard in high performance computing. With the memory controller integrated directly into the processor die, Gigabyte P55 motherboards support 2 channel DDR3 memory for blazing fast memory performance up to 2200MHz and above. Additionally, the Gigabyte P55 Series features Intel Turbo Boost Technology, which is able to power down idle processor cores and dynamically reroute the power to the active cores for significant performance boosts, and at the same time, maintain greater energy efficiency.
The GA-P55-UD6 is based on Intel's innovative 2-chip architecture and supports the next generation Intel Core i7 and Intel Core i5 processors with LGA1156 package. With integrated graphics and memory controllers in the processor, the GA-P55-UD6 is able to support up to 6 DIMMs of dual channel DDR3 memory for remarkable memory performance.
The GA-P55-UD6 features the revolutionary 24 phase power VRM design that provides the very best power delivery to the CPU, giving extreme users unparalleled overclocking ability and the lowest temperatures to reach maximum performance levels. With support for NVIDIA SLI and ATI CorssFireX technology, the GA-P55-UD6 also delivers powerful graphics performance.
The GA-P55-UD6 enables a new level of smart computing with its Smart 6 technologies. Designed with user-friendliness in mind, Gigabyte Smart 6 features a combination of 6 innovative software utilities that provide easy and intelligent PC system management. Coupled with the unique Gigabyte Dynamic Energy Saver2 and Ultra Durable3 technologies, the GA-P55-UD6 provides outstanding performance with optimized power efficiency and durability.