Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3-ISSD review

This motherboard has a built-in SSD to help improve performance

By  from PCFormat Issue 256
Product Type
Desktop Motherboard
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
Z68 Express
Multi GPU Supported
SLI, CrossFireX
Onboard Video
CPU Dependent Video
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
1
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Processor Socket
Socket H2 LGA-1155
Brand Name
Gigabyte
Form Factor
ATX
Processor Supported
Core i5, Core i7, Core i3, Pentium Dual-core, Celeron
Total Processor Supported
1
Maximum Memory
32 GB
64-bit Processing
Yes
Number of Memory Slots
4
Number of PCI Slots
2
Audio Channels
7.1
Gigabit Ethernet
Yes
Number of SATA Interfaces
8
RAID Supported
Yes
Number of Total Expansion Slots
7
HDMI
Yes
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports
1
Network (RJ-45)
Yes
Total Number of USB Ports
10
Number of USB 3.0 Ports
2
Total Number of FireWire/i.LINK Ports
1
PS/2 Port
Yes
Number of PS/2 Ports
1
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
8
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports
6
Total Number of Onboard FireWire/i.LINK Ports
1
PCI Express Standard
PCI Express 2.0
Total Number of PCI Express Slots
5
Memory Form Factor
DIMM
Processor Technology
Enhanced SpeedStep Technology, Turbo Boost Technology
Width
305 mm
Depth
244 mm
Manufacturer
GIGABYTE Technology, Inc
Product Model
GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD
Product Name
Ultra Durable 3 GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD Desktop Motherboard
Product Line
Ultra Durable 3
Controller Type
Serial ATA/300, Serial ATA/600
Manufacturer Part Number
GA-Z68XP-UD3-ISSD
Manufacturer Website Address
http://uk.giga-byte.com
Marketing Information

The GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD motherboard, based on the Intel Z68 Express Chipset and supporting the new 2nd generation Intel Core processors. Delivering the very best that Intel 6 series chipsets have to offer, including a significant performance boost with Intel Smart Response Technology, pre-bundled with the 20GB Intel Solid-State Drive 311 Series, and GIGABYTE's proprietary Touch BIOS technology, GIGABYTE Z68 series motherboards put users in the driver seat, allowing them to take total control over how their system operates and performs to best match their individual computing needs.

Package Contents
  • Ultra Durable 3 GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD Desktop Motherboard
  • Motherboard Driver Disk
  • User's Manual
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • 4 x SATA Cables
  • I/O Shield
  • 1 x 2-Way SLI Bridge Connector
  • SSD 20 GB
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