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GIGABYTE X58A-UD3R ATX LGA1366 X58 DDR3 4PCI-E SATA3 USB3.0 Sound GLAN CrossFireX SLI Motherboard

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Part #: GA-X58A-UD3R

SKU: 49016
Shipping Weight: 3.80 lbs
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Experience: 14 Months


- Solid
- Great features
This is my first Gigabyte motherboard and I have been really happy with it. I haven't had any crashes or any compatibility issues.

Experience: 5 Months


lots of cables.
ide plug
probably one of the best value mobo's on the market.

I would definitely buy it again.

Experience: 6 Months


great board lots of features, backed by gigabyte quality
not many really, its a great board. missing dual gig lan.
A great board at a great price. I have one and couldnt be happier. Dualbios rocks, eat your heart out Asus! :D

Experience: 60 Days


One of the cheapest X58 boards on the market
Can be fussy
Overall I like the board, but it has some quirks.
Have ran into weird cold boot issues where the board will try 2-3 POST starts before it actually goes. ONLY happens when overclocked, did not have this happen at stock. Overall I am happy with it but it can be a little strange. You get what you pay for!

This review was modfied by poster @ 02-12-11 07:56 PM

Experience: 7 Days


6 slots of ram D:
Very Hackintosh Friendly
BOught this for a customer, it worked great and overclocks very well. It is one of the cheapest and well priced X58 motherboards out there, so if you are going to get one, get this one. I wouldn't consider using a GA-X58-UD7 because that is smply just adding for overclocking. this works fine for anyone who wants an i7, but wants to keep it simple.

Experience: 2 Months


Full-featured x58 board for a very low price.
No more random colors...
Great board for an i7 build; top notch quality and nice layout, possible to go for 3 video cards while adding a PCI-e 1x card at the same time.
All the connectors are easily accessible even with long video cards and it all simply fits in nicely.
Lastly, you can't really beat the amount of features you get for that price; it's simply amazing.

Experience: 14 Days


Looks good, usb 3, always on usb charger ports
got a DOA (but good service from gigabyte)
I usually don't have problems from gigabyte parts, but I did with this one. It does happen, no company is perfect, but at least, they offered me a great service and offered and RMA without too much efforts on my part.

Experience: 2 Weeks


- Lots of features and ports
- BIOS can be intimidating
All around excellent motherboard for the price and best matched with a core i7. For people having trouble installing an operating system make sure to disable "CPU Enhanced Halt" and "C3/C6/C7 State Support" on the BIOS. Additionally install the OS from a SATA drive and not an IDE.

Experience: 3 Weeks


lots of SATA and USB ports
for a $200 board none
bought this for an I7 950 build. came with bundled 12 GB OCZ ram. have a MSI 460 hawk talon card and 60 GB SSD. so far everything is good. board seems like a good deal for 200. i wanted the ausus board p6x58d :)

Experience: 5 Days


10 SATA Ports, USB3, SATA3
One PCI x1 Slot is useless with larger cards
Purchased this board and a i7 950 to go into a storage server. Overall, it's a good quality board. Gigabyte has traditionally given more stuff for the price, such as SATA ports, USB ports and eSATA ports. This board is no different. It comes with a total of 10 SATA ports, a whole pile of USB3 ports, as well as SATA3. While building the server though, I found that the heatsink next to the first PCI x1 slot is too high, meaning a long card won't fit, rendering the slot nearly useless. In my particular case, that meant installing a dual-port NIC as opposed to two individual PCI x1 NICs. Probably not a big issue for the majority of users.

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Features [ Edit | History ]


Ultra Durable 3 GA-X58A-UD3R Desktop Board, featuring 2 ounces of copper for both the Power and Ground layers which dramatically lowers system temperature by delivering a more efficient spreading of heat from critical areas of the motherboard such as the CPU power zone throughout the entire PCB. GIGABYTE's Ultra Durable 3 also lowers the PCB impedance by 50%, which helps to reduce electrical waste and further lowers component temperatures.

Quick Specs:
Package Contents
  • Ultra Durable 3 GA-X58A-UD3R Desktop Board
  • Driver Disk
  • User Manual
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • 1 x IDE Cable
  • 4 x SATA 3Gb/s Cables
  • I/O Shield
  • 2-Way SLI Bridge Connector
  • 3-Way SLI Bridge Connector
Maximum Memory 24 GB
Form Factor ATX
Processor Supported Xeon Quad-core Core i7
RAID Levels JBOD 1+0 5 1 0
Total Processor Supported 1
Controller Type Ultra ATA/133 (ATA-7) Serial ATA/600 Floppy Controller
Processor Socket Socket B LGA-1366
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Width 12"
Depth 9.6"
Environmentally Friendly Yes
Environmental Certification WEEE RoHS
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Number of Memory Slots 6
Audio Channels 7.1
Gigabit Ethernet Yes
Number of SATA Interfaces 11
Number of PCI Express x1 Slots 2
RAID Supported Yes
Number of Total Expansion Slots 7
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots 4
eSATA/USB Combo Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 6
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 4
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports 2
Onboard S/PDIF Header Yes
Total Number of PCI Express Slots 6
Memory Speed Supported 800 MHz 1.07 GHz 1.33 GHz

Specifications [ Edit | History ]

     Audio Channels: 7.1
     Sound Controller Manufacturer: Realtek
     Sound Controller Model: ALC889
     Buttons & Keys: CMOS Clear
General Information  
     Brand Name: Gigabyte
     Manufacturer: GIGABYTE Technology, Inc
     Manufacturer Part Number: GA-X58A-UD3R
     Manufacturer Website Address: https://www.gigabyte.com
     Product Model: GA-X58A-UD3R
     Product Name: Ultra Durable 3 GA-X58A-UD3R Desktop Board
     Product Type: Desktop Motherboard
I/O Controller  
     Controller Type: Floppy Controller
Serial ATA/600
Ultra ATA/133 (ATA-7)
     RAID Levels: 0
     RAID Supported: Yes
I/O Expansions  
     Number of PCI Express x1 Slots: 2
     Number of PCI Express x16 Slots: 4
     Number of PCI Slots: 1
     Number of Total Expansion Slots: 7
     Total Number of PCI Express Slots: 6
     Audio Line In: Yes
     Audio Line Out: Yes
     eSATA/USB Combo: Yes
     Microphone Port: Yes
     Network (RJ-45): Yes
     Number of FireWire/i.LINK 400 Ports: 2
     Number of PS/2 Ports: 2
     Number of S/PDIF Out Ports: 2
     Number of USB 2.0 Ports: 2
     Number of USB 3.0 Ports: 4
     PS/2 Port: Yes
     S/PDIF: Yes
     Total Number of FireWire/i.LINK Ports: 2
     Total Number of USB Ports: 6
     Maximum Memory: 24 GB
     Memory Speed Supported: 1.33 GHz
1.07 GHz
800 MHz
     Memory Standard: DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
     Memory Technology: DDR3 SDRAM
     Number of Memory Slots: 6
     Environmental Certification: WEEE
     Environmentally Friendly: Yes
     Package Contents:
  • Ultra Durable 3 GA-X58A-UD3R Desktop Board
  • Driver Disk
  • User Manual
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • 1 x IDE Cable
  • 4 x SATA 3Gb/s Cables
  • I/O Shield
  • 2-Way SLI Bridge Connector
  • 3-Way SLI Bridge Connector

Network & Communication  
     Gigabit Ethernet: Yes
Onboard Interfaces  
     Number of IDE Interfaces: 1
     Number of SATA Interfaces: 11
     Onboard Audio Header: Yes
     Onboard LEDs Header: Yes
     Onboard S/PDIF Header: Yes
     Total Number of Onboard FireWire/i.LINK Ports: 1
     Total Number of Onboard USB Ports: 2
Physical Characteristics  
     Depth: 9.61" (244 mm)
     Form Factor: ATX
     Width: 12.01" (305 mm)
Processor & Chipset  
     64-bit Processing: Yes
     Chipset Manufacturer: Intel
     Processor Socket: Socket B LGA-1366
     Processor Supported: Core i7
Xeon Quad-core
     Processor Technology: Enhanced SpeedStep Technology
     QuickPath Interconnect: 6.40 GT/s
     Total Processor Supported: 1

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Messages about GIGABYTE X58A-UD3R ATX LGA1366 X58 DDR3 4PCI-E SATA3 USB3.0 Sound GLAN CrossFireX SLI Motherboard

Windows 7 64 bits only can use 4 Go of memory? (Haxelon- Sep 28, 11, 31 Replies)
what is the FMV of a used x58a-ud3r? (Coach_Z- Feb 28, 11, 5 Replies)
need help getting USB3.0 to work (Phillip_e- Dec 27, 10, 3 Replies)
mushkin stiletto 3x2 gb ddr3 1600 with this board (Bigbinks- Dec 15, 10, 1 Replies)
Rev 1.0 or Rev 2.0 (azntklc- Nov 21, 10, 4 Replies)
Can this do tri sli? (Jake_C- Nov 16, 10, 9 Replies)
Anyone setup RAID 5 using Southbridge Controller? (// I L L O //- Nov 12, 10, 2 Replies)
Intel ICH10R controller driver issue (Dmitriy_K- Oct 14, 10, 10 Replies)
sound volume (joe_b- Sep 15, 10, 6 Replies)
Does this Run 16X/16X (Jake_C- Aug 01, 10, 0 Replies)
NVIDIA 3-Way SLI does not work (Haxelon- Jul 29, 10, 2 Replies)
EX58A-UD3R users what are your settings for max b (Coach Z&trade- Jul 15, 10, 5 Replies)
question about PCI-e speeds (Coach Z&trade- Jul 02, 10, 1 Replies)
Serial RS232 header (Shane_W- Jun 24, 10, 1 Replies)
which revision? differences? (jimmerz- Jun 18, 10, 17 Replies)

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URL: http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/gigabyte_x58a_ud3r_v2
Comment: Sadly the original UD3 was quickly found wanting in this department and so the budget overclockers moved on to other boards with more potential. Having honed their skills on the UD9 and various P55 platforms Gigabyte are back to bring the UD3 up to the standards it should have been from the start, b
Posted by: iFry @01/16/11
URL: http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/mainboards/display/gigabyte-ga-x58a-u
Comment: XBit Labs is the golden standard of reviews and their verdict is very positive.
Posted by: BernardP @12/04/10
URL: http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1473/1/
Comment: Legit Bottom Line: The GIGABYTE X58A-UD3R offers good performance and nice features for the price. It may be a tad fussy, but once it works it works well. Definitely worth considering in your rig.
Posted by: IC9 @11/28/10
URL: http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=904&type=expert
Comment: Overall, the X58A-UD3R is modest overclocker with high-end features for a low-end cost.
Posted by: BernardP @10/14/10
URL: http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/motherboards/2010/08/19/gigabyte-ga-x
Comment: - "... the UD3R (rev 2) lived up to our expectations after we'd applied the latest BIOS. The board proved to be quick at stock speeds and eminently overclockable; when combined with its keen price these factors make the board extremely attractive." - "Excellence" rating from Bit Tech Net
Posted by: LeoTo02 @09/27/10
URL: http://www.ninjalane.com/reviews/motherboards/ga_x58a_ud3r
Comment: This motherboard is one of the lower end X58s but does feature the Ultra Durable name and basic set of features
Posted by: Mysterious @03/16/10
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