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Old December 20, 2009, 08:26 PM
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Default Gigabyte P55-UD6 LGA1156 Motherboard Review Comment Thread

Gigabyte has a long-standing tradition of manufacturing some of the most reliable motherboards on the market but reliability is just one of many necessities when competing in the P55 market. Their new P55-UD6 board has something for everyone in terms of features but can it match or surpass the performance of similarly-priced boards from MSI and ASUS?


You can find the review here: Gigabyte P55-UD6 LGA1156 Motherboard Review‏

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Old December 20, 2009, 09:42 PM
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The 6 Ram slots just seem like an odd addition to the board, otherwise it looks like quite a nice board. Nice review, one small typo in the conclusion.

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With six memory slots you would instead it to support 24GB of DDR3 RAM, not 16GB like every other P55 motherboard.
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Old December 21, 2009, 06:39 AM
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Very nice board. Kind of dumb to have the two extra RAM slots though. I like the power consumption and line loading. Overall a great board.

Small typo in the paragraph about line load calibration ON. Says Maximus III Formula.
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Old December 21, 2009, 08:32 AM
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what six ram slots ok I have to read this review :)
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Old December 21, 2009, 08:54 AM
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GJ MAC, nice board.
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Old December 21, 2009, 12:29 PM
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Having mosfets cool enough to just leave on the back of the board is pretty neat though.
Thanks for the review.
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Old December 21, 2009, 05:11 PM
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A big fan of your reviews, always honest, not afraid to expose the bad side of the board, while applaud the good side, not sucking up to big brands, great review. (Agree on, once 4GB single module's prices come down, the two additional memory slots, is there to collect dust)
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Nice one sky! I actually use the UD5 and these board are killer in the P55 world and price tag. But, I never find why they put 6 stick of ram. that make a quad + dual channel no?
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Another great review, thanks.

You might want to fix this on page 2 though;
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Despite being a mainstream platform, higher-end P55 motherboards like this ASUS model are definitely outfitted with just about anything you could want on a motherboard.
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