Gigabyte X99-UD3P Motherboard Review: Page 7 of 7

Posted by Heath Coop on Monday, May 11, 2015 - 8:00am

Gigabyte X99 UD3P

Final Thoughts and Conclusion

The Gigabyte X99-UD3P continues the Overclocking Series legacy, but in a more economical package. All the basics from the X99-UD3P Force are here, as are the overclocking capabilities. A stable 4.7 GHz clock on the i7 5820K with the 5.0 GHz+ peak clock shows it can keep up with many of the higher priced options. The multi-GPU support is must have hardware on any overclocking motherboard.

The included software features a great design and is completely relevant to how the board might be used. Throughout the testing the X99-UD3P showed average to above average scores. The layout is logically thought out. Not a single header, port, switch, or jack seems to be improperly placed.

Gigabyte has trimmed the X99-UD3P features without giving up performance or flexibility. The lack of eight memory slots is somewhat of a disappointment, though I doubt it will affect a large number of users. There is no included WiFi connectivity, but that can be added if needed.

The Gigabyte X99-UD3P can be found at Newegg for $203.99. I think most casual users will not mind giving up a few luxuries for extra value the X99-UD3P has to offer.

Likes

  • Great Overclocking Ability
  • Well Thought Out Software Package
  • Logical Layout
  • Very Reasonable Price

Dislikes

  • Only Four Memory Slots

Best Value

 

 

 

 

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