While Intel Central busy preparing for the official release of the chipset X79 are reserved for processor Sandy Bridge-E, Gigabyte is rumored to have just introduced the GA-X79A-UD3 as his latest motherboard products that use the PCH in the middle of its participation in an event exhibition Computex 2011. Although not a motherboard Gigabyte-art based on the chipset X79, but its appearance is certainly give the idea a great solution for the moment.
Based on the appearance of motherboard GA-X79A-UD3 this latest, there is the unusual placement of the four memory DIMM slots are provided. Because the processor Sandy Bridge-E comes with quad-channel memory controller integrated, his own position is now placed on the left and the right of the CPU.
In addition, Gigabyte has also been placing an expansion slot on the board which includes five PCI Express x 16 Gen 2 slots as well as legacy PCI 32-bit slot. Only two of the PCI Express slot available and able to work in x 16 mode. The third is just a 8 lane PCI-E redirected to there, while the two remaining limited speed x 4. Latest Gigabyte Motherboard was reportedly compatible with setup card 3-way Nvidia SLI and AMD’S CrossFireX.
Storage available assigned no less than 12 SATA ports are eight controlled by four other X79 PCH and by third-party controllers. GA-X79A-UD3 also has two ports SAS 6Gbps stationed right near the left margin on board.Other features include Dolby Home Theater audio, USB 3.0 connectivity, support for the enterprise version of the Intel Rapid Storage Technology (IRST), and a six-phase PWM CPU with DrMOS transistor MOSFET.
The availability of processor Intel Sandy Bridge-E is expected to be released for the first time in the quarter IV in 2011 and the initial batch will include three CPU chip. And two of them reportedly will feature six core design and model quad-core. According to the publications delivered by ComputerBase, to the availability of the motherboard GA-X79A-UD3 is reportedly will be released for the first time to coincide in the fourth quarter (Q4) 2011 also. Yes, We wait later!