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Gigabyte GA-790XTA-UD4 review

A feature packed motherboard that uses an ageing chipset

By  from PCFormat Issue 243
Product Type
Desktop Motherboard
Chipset Manufacturer
AMD
Chipset Model
790X
Multi GPU Supported
CrossFireX
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
2
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Processor Socket
Socket AM3 PGA-941
Brand Name
Gigabyte
Form Factor
ATX
Processor Supported
Phenom II, Athlon II, Phenom II X3, Phenom II X4, Phenom II X2, Phenom II X6, Athlon II X3, Athlon II X4, Athlon II X2, Sempron
Total Processor Supported
1
Maximum Memory
16 GB
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
RoHS, WEEE
64-bit Processing
Yes
Number of Memory Slots
4
Number of PCI Slots
3
Audio Channels
7.1
Gigabit Ethernet
Yes
Number of IDE Interfaces
1
Number of SATA Interfaces
8
HyperTransport Speed
5.20 GT/s
RAID Supported
Yes
Number of Total Expansion Slots
7
eSATA
Yes
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports
1
Network (RJ-45)
Yes
Total Number of USB Ports
8
Number of USB 3.0 Ports
2
Total Number of FireWire/i.LINK Ports
1
PS/2 Port
Yes
Number of PS/2 Ports
2
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
4
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports
4
Total Number of Onboard FireWire/i.LINK Ports
1
PCI Express Standard
PCI Express 2.0
Total Number of PCI Express Slots
4
Memory Form Factor
DIMM
Number of eSATA Ports
2
Processor Technology
HyperTransport 3.0 Technology, Virtualization Technology
Width
305 mm
Depth
244 mm
Manufacturer
GIGABYTE Technology, Inc
Product Model
GA-790XTA-UD4
Product Name
Ultra Durable 3 GA-790XTA-UD4 Desktop Motherboard
Product Line
Ultra Durable 3
Controller Type
Ultra ATA/133 (ATA-7), Serial ATA/300, Serial ATA/600, Floppy Controller
Manufacturer Part Number
GA-790XTA-UD4 (Rev 1.0)
Manufacturer Website Address
http://uk.giga-byte.com
Marketing Information

The 790XTA-UD4 motherboard is designed to offer a stable, high-speed platform for delivering amazingly fast data transfer via the GIGABYTE 333 onboard acceleration technologies. Featuring the world's first USB 3.0 logo certified host controller from NEC Electronics, AMD 700A series motherboards allow users to take advantage of super fast USB transfer rates of up to 5Gbps, delivering 10x faster data transfer compared to USB 2.0.Utilizing the industry's first Serial ATA Revision 3.0 solution, the Marvell 88SE9128 controller, GIGABYTE AMD 700A series motherboards offer support for next generation high speed data storage devices with data transfer speeds of up to 6 Gbps. Coupled with RAID 0 (Stripe) mode, SATA Revision 3.0 enables a data transfer boost of up to 4x the speed of SATA Revision 2.0.The AMD 700A series motherboards introduce a unique hardware design with lower resistance fuses for ensuring lower voltage drops and providing more stable and plentiful power delivery. All USB ports also benefit from a 3x power boost for better power delivery to power hungry USB devices.

Package Contents
  • Ultra Durable 3 GA-790XTA-UD4 Desktop Motherboard
  • Motherboard Driver Disk
  • User's Manual
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • 1 x IDE Cable
  • 4 x SATA 3Gb/s Cables
  • I/O Shield

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