Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD9 Specifications motherboard

Based on Intel's highest end X58 chipset, the GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD9 offers a wide range of premium features tailor-made for PC enthusiasts who believe more is never enough. The latest monster performance GA-X58A-UD9 motherboard, featuring a revolutionary new 24 phase Unlocked Power design, 4-way graphics support including Nvidia SLI™ and ATI CrossFireX™, as well as a host of unique GIGABYTE features including 333 Onboard Acceleration and On/Off Charge. GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD9 motherboards also leverage the success of GIGABYTE’s uniquely developed technologies including the GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 3 design, which features 2x the amount of copper of a traditional PCB design, as well as the innovative Smart6™ PC management tools, On/Off Charge for quick anytime iphone charging, Dynamic Energy Saver 2 power saving utilities, and DualBIOS™ technologies.

The Intel® X58 + ICH10R Chipset
  1. Supports new generation Intel 32nm 6-core processors
  2. The best CPU VRM Power design for extreme 6 core CPU overclocking
  3. 4 Way SLI with 2 nF200 SLI bridges & 4 Way CrossfireX support for ultimate graphics performance
  4. 7 PCIe 2.0 x16 slots for maximum expansion capability
  5. Unique On/Off Charge delivers the best recharging capability to iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
  6. Ultra Durable 3 Technology with copper cooled quality for lower working temperature
  7. Supports newest NEC SuperSpeed USB 3.0 with superfast transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps
  8. 3X USB power delivery for greater compatibility and extra power for USB devices
  9. Provides newest Marvell SE9128 high speed SATA3 storage interface with superfast 6Gbps link speed
  10. Smart 24 power phase design with mutual back-up to each 12 phase
  11. Revolution energy saving design with DES 2 featuring hardware based Dynamic 6-Gear switching
  12. Supports 3 channel DDR3 2200+ memory
  13. New Hybrid Silent-Pipe 2 design provides unequalled heat conductivity
  14. Unique hardware control IC to provide more precision voltage control
  15. Patented DualBIOS with dual hardware BIOS protection
  16. Smart Dual LAN for non-stop network connection & 2GbE speed
  17. Stylish Power/reset/Clr CMOS onboard button for easily operation on the workbench
  18. Blu-ray playback outputs supported by high quality 108dB SNR ALC889 HD audio
  19. Compatible with Window 7 to deliver the best operation experience

Full Specifications:

CPU
  1. Support for an Intel® Core™ i7 series processor in the LGA1366 package (Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest CPU support list.)
  2. L3 cache varies with CPU
QPI
  1. 4.8GT/s, 6.4GT/s
Chipset
  1. North Bridge: Intel® X58 Express Chipset
  2. South Bridge: Intel® ICH10R
Memory
  1. 6 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 24 GB of system memory(Note 1)
  2. Dual/3 channel memory architecture
  3. Support for DDR3 2200+/1333/1066/800 MHz memory modules
  4. Support for non-ECC memory modules
  5. Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
(Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest memory support list.)
Audio
  1. Realtek ALC889 codec
  2. High Definition Audio
  3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
  4. Support for Dolby® Home Theater
  5. Support for S/PDIF In/Out
  6. Support for CD In
LAN
  1. 2 x RTL8111D chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
  2. Support for Teaming
  3. Support Smart Dual LAN
Expansion Slots
  1. 4 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16 (PCIEX16_1/PCIEX16_2/PCIEX16_3/PCIEX16_4) (Note 2)
  2. 3 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x8 (PCIEX8_1/PCIEX8_2/PCIEX8_3) (Note 3) (All PCI Express slots conform to the PCI Express 2.0)
Multi-Graphics Technology
  1. Support for 2-Way/3-Way/4-Way ATI CrossFireX™/NVIDIA SLI technology
Storage InterfaceSouth Bridge:
  1. 6 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors (SATA2_0, SATA2_1, SATA2_2, SATA2_3, SATA2_4, SATA2_5) supporting up to 6 SATA 3Gb/s devices
  2. Support for SATA RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
Marvell 9128 chip:
  1. 2 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (GSATA3_6, GSATA3_7) supporting up to 2 SATA 6Gb/s devices
  2. Support for SATA RAID 0, and RAID 1
GIGABYTE SATA2 chip:
  1. 1 x IDE connector supporting ATA-133/100/66/33 and up to 2 IDE devices
  2. 2 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors (GSATA2_8, GSATA2_9) supporting up to 2 SATA 3Gb/s devices
  3. Support for SATA RAID 0, RAID 1, and JBOD
JMicron JMB362 chip:
  1. 2 x eSATA 3Gb/s connectors (eSATA/USB Combo) on the back panel sup- porting up to 2 SATA 3Gb/s devices
  2. Support for SATA RAID 0, RAID 1, and JBOD
iTE IT8720 chip:
  1. 1 x floppy disk drive connector supporting up to 1 floppy disk drive
USBIntegrated in the South Bridge:
  1. Up to 12 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (6 on the back panel, including 2 eSATA/USB Combo, 4 via the USB brackets connected to the internal USB headers)
NEC chip:
  1. Up to 2 USB 3.0/2.0 ports on the back panel
IEEE 1394
  1. T.I. TSB43AB23 chip
  2. Up to 3 IEEE 1394a ports (2 on the back panel, 1 via the IEEE 1394a bracket connected to the internal IEEE 1394a header)
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  2. 2 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
  3. 2 x 4-pin PCIe 12V power connectors
  4. 1 x floppy disk drive connector
  5. 1 x IDE connector
  6. 8 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors
  7. 2 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  8. 1 x CPU fan header
  9. 3 x system fan headers
  10. 1 x power fan header
  11. 1 x North Bridge fan header
  12. 1 x front panel header
  13. 1 x front panel audio header
  14. 1 x CD In connector
  15. 1 x S/PDIF In header
  16. 1 x S/PDIF Out header
  17. 3 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
  18. 1 x IEEE 1394a header
  19. 1 x power button
  20. 1 x reset button
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
  2. 1 x PS/2 mouse port
  3. 1 x coaxial S/PDIF Out connector
  4. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
  5. 1 x clearing CMOS button
  6. 2 x IEEE 1394a ports
  7. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  8. 2 x USB 3.0 ports
  9. 2 x eSATA/USB Combo connectors
  10. 2 x RJ-45 port
  11. 6 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out/Rear Speaker Out/ Side Speaker Out/Line In/Line Out/Microphone)
I/O Controller
  1. iTE IT8720 chip
H/W Monitoring
  1. System voltage detection
  2. CPU/North Bridge temperature detection
  3. CPU/System/Power fan speed detection
  4. CPU overheating warning
  5. CPU fan fail warning
  6. CPU/System fan speed control (Note 4)
BIOS
  1. 2 x 16 Mbit flash
  2. Use of licensed AWARD BIOS
  3. Support for DualBIOS™
  4. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b
Unique Features
  1. Support for @BIOS
  2. Support for Q-Flash
  3. Support for Xpress BIOS Rescue
  4. Support for Download Center
  5. Support for Xpress Install
  6. Support for Xpress Recovery2
  7. Support for EasyTune (Note 5)
  8. Support for Dynamic Energy Saver™ 2
  9. Support for Smart 6™
  10. Support for Auto Green
  11. Support for eXtreme Hard Drive (X.H.D)
  12. Support for ON/OFF Charge
  13. Support for Q-Share
Bundle Software
  1. Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
Operating System
  1. Support for Microsoft® Windows® 7/Vista/XP
Form Factor
  1. XL-ATX Form Factor; 34.5cm x 26.2cm




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