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GIGABYTE X79-UD3 Intel X79 (Socket 2011) ATX Motherboard

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LGA2011 socket for Intel 2nd Generation Core i7 Processors, ATX Form Factor, DDR3 1066 - 2400(O.C.) (max 32GB), 2x USB3.0, 8x USB2.0, 4x SATA 6GB/s, 6x SATA 3GB/s, 4x PCI-E x16 (Gen3), Supports NVIDIA SLI and AMD CrossFire Technology, 8 Channel HD Audio.

This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 47183  
Stock code: MBD-X79-GA-X79-UD3
Manuf. code: GA-X79-UD3
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2011 boards need to be flashed for Ivy bridge extreme.

GIGABYTE X79 series motherboards are designed to unite unrivalled desktop PC performance with a new level of flexibility and hardware control. Based on the latest Intel® X79 Express Chipset, supporting the new LGA 2011 Intel® Core™ i7 processors, GIGABYTE X79 series motherboards bring DIY builders to a new area of performance-oriented computing.

GIGABYTE X79 motherboards take advantage of the most comprehensive PCI Express data bus ever seen on a desktop PC platform. The Intel® X79 platform integrates all PCI Express lanes in to the CPU, resulting in lower latency and even faster performance for the latest discrete GPU and multi-GPU configurations.

The latest Intel® 2nd Gen Core™ i7 processors feature a new integrated memory controller that supports four channel DDR3 memory for the first time. Offering unrivalled memory performance with incredible potential data bandwidth, GIGABYTE X79 series motherboards give you the ultimate performance for today's memory-intensive applications.

The GIGABYTE motherboard is fully configured to provide gamers with the latest Gen.3 PCI Express technology, delivering maximum data bandwidth for forthcoming discrete graphics cards.

The GIGABYTE X79-UD3 delivers the industry's most scalable graphics platform, with support for both 4-way ATI CrossfireX™ and Nvidia SLI™. Providing 4 PCI Express 3.0 x8 connectivity, X79-UD3 delivers ultra smooth 3D rendering, blazing-fast frame rates and enhanced graphics capabilities for users wanting to get the highest level of graphics performance from their system.

GIGABYTE motherboards boast SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology made possible through an additional onboard host controller. With superfast transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps, users are able to experience a theoretical 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.

GIGABYTE motherboards are High-Speed SATA Revision 3.0 compatible, 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, they offer even faster data transfer rates of up to a theoretical 4x the speed of current SATA interfaces.

Manufacturer: Gigabyte Graphics Interface: PCIe 3.0 (x16)
Form Factor: ATX SLI: Yes
CPU Socket: 2011 SLI Support: Quad
QPI Speed: N/A Hybrid SLI: No
System Bus: N/A Hybrid Crossfire: No
Chipset: Intel X79 Crossfire: Yes
Memory Type: DDR3 Water Cooled: No
Memory Channel: Quad HDCP: No
Memory Type (ECC): Non-ECC SATA: SATA III - 6Gb/s
Memory Type (R/U): Unbuffered RAID: SATA
Memory Speed (Mhz): DDR3 - 1066
DDR3 - 1333
DDR3 - 1600
DDR3 - 1866
DDR3 - 2133
DDR3 - 2400
DDR3 - 800
Expansion Slots: 1 x PCI (32 bit)
2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 Bandwidth)
Internal I/O: 1 x 24pin (V)
1 x 8pin (V)
4 x Memory Slots (DDR3)
4 x SATA II - 3Gb/s
6 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
1 x Serial (COM) Header
1 x SPDIF-Out Header
1 x TPM Header
3 x USB 2.0 Header
1 x USB 3.0 Header
Graphics On Board: No
Back Panel: 1 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
2 x eSATA 3Gb/s
1 x Line In
4 x Line Out
1 x Mic In
1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
1 x SPDIF Out (Coaxial)
1 x SPDIF Out (Optical)
8 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0

Warranty Information:

Manufacturer gigabyte
Warranty Type Manufacturer via Aria
Manufacturer Website
Manufacturer Phone 01908 322878
Warranty Period (yrs)3
Number of PCI-E Slots - x164
RAM Slots4
Maximum RAM32
CPU SocketLGA2011
Form FactorATX
SATA II Ports4
USB 3.0 Ports2
USB 2.0 Ports8
SLIThe product has this feature
CrossFireXThe product has this feature

Comments, Questions & Reviews:

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Question  Is this compatible? by Nigel G

Is this motherboard compatible with the:- Intel Core i7-4930K 3.40GHz (Ivy Bridge-E) Socket LGA2011 Processor - Retail?
Thanks in advance

Answer by davidw on Tuesday, June 17, 2014
It certainly is

Question  Is this Compatible by Daniel R

Hello is this Motherboard compatible with the following:

Intel Core i7-4820K 3.70GHz (Ivy Bridge-E) Socket LGA2011 Processor - Retail

Sharkoon Bulldozer Black/Blue Mid Tower Gaming Case

Thanks in advance.

Answer by stewartz on Thursday, January 16, 2014
This board should be fine with that CPU, however it might need a BIOS update. Please order with our telesales team who can add a note to check for BIOS updates.

Question  I7 3930k... by Dicky

Is this board compatible with an i7 3930k processor and additonal cooling?

Answer by thomasr on Sunday, January 27, 2013

This is compatible.

Thank you.

Question  Will this work with an i7 3770 by Conrad

Will this motherboard be compatible with the 3rd gen i7 3770 cpu ? Thanks

Answer by thomasr on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

No this is compatible with X79 2011 CPUs only.

Thanks for your question.

Comment by Tom N

Hi! Would This Motherboard support an intel 2500k with Coolermaster Hyper 212 plus CPU Cooler? Thanks

Response by thomasr
Hello Sir,

No this is not compatible. You'll need a Z77 based motherboard.

Thanks for your question.