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Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3 Intel P55A (Socket 1156) DDR3 PCI-Express Motherboard

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Core i5/i7 Support, DDR3, 6x SATA 3Gb/s, 2x SATA 6Gb/s, RAID, 12x USB2.0, 2x USB3.0, CrossfireX Support, Gigabit LAN

This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 38607  
Stock code: MBD-1156-GA-P55A-UD3
Manuf. code: GA-P55A-UD3
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The P55A-UD3 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, P55A-UD3 allows 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 P55A-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.

In addition, GIGABYTE's memory performance on the P55 platform currently holds the world record for the highest memory frequency of 3459.6 MHz.

New! USB 3.0 Support
USB3.0The GIGABYTE P55A-series motherboards support the latest generation SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology made possible through an onboard NEC uPD720200 host controller. With superfast transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps, users are able to experience an almost a 10x improvement over USB 2.0. Additionally, backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 assures users of long term use of their legacy USB 2.0 devices. The onboard NEC SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology also provides new power management features that include increased maximum bus power and device current draw to better accommodate power-hungry devices.

USB 3.0

New! SATA 6Gb/s Support
SATA3.0Yet another onboard feature of GIGABYTE P55A motherboards are Marvell’s new SE9128 chips for high-speed SATA Revision 3.0 compatibility, delivering superfast 6Gbps link speeds for twice the data transfer rates of SATA Revision 2.0 (3 Gbps). When used in RAID 0 (Stripe) mode, GIGABYTE P55A series motherboards offer even faster data transfer rates of up to 4x the speed of current SATA interfaces.

SATA 3.0

Warranty Information:

Manufacturer gigabyte
Warranty Type Aria Warranty Only
Manufacturer Website
Manufacturer Phone 01908 362700
Warranty Period (yrs)3

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Comment by Ronald

Will the i7 3.40ghz (sandybridge) cpu work on this motherboard??


Response by jorged
This should be fine.

Question  Processor Support by Jason

This motherboard says it will support i5 and i7.

I own a Intel i3 550 1156. Will it support this?



Answer by niall on Tuesday, June 21, 2011
this board should be fine with the i3.

Question  New PC by Zarkov

Hi, I am in the process of buying parts for a new PC, and was wondering if these parts work together fine, and if not, could you suggest alternatives for around the same price.



Answer by niall on Wednesday, June 1, 2011
while i can not guarentee the compatibility of these components they should be fine.

Question  P55 or H55 by JB

I am looking for a new a new PC, I am abit of of touch, I haven't upgraded for a few years, what is the difference between the P55 and H55 boards?

My current board has dual 6600gt is it work going for dual cards again?

Answer by niall on Friday, May 20, 2011
h55 boards generally have onboard graphics p55 boards do not.

Question  Rev 2.0 by Gilgalad

Same old question but as it hasn't been asked for months.Is this board still only Rev 1.0, as listed here? Or is it shipping as Rev 2.0 now?

Answer by philm on Tuesday, February 15, 2011
can not guarantee revision numbers but the stock is very new so chances are high that it iwll be a rev 2.0.
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