Gigabyte had released Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD7 TH which is a part of the GIGABYTE’s new 9 series motherboards, based on the Intel Z97/H97 chipsets offering HDMI SATA 6Gb/s and USB 3.0 ATX. The motherboard comes with the next generation Intel 97 Express chipset and Intel socket 1150 slot that supports 4th Generation Haswell, Haswell Refresh, Devil’s Canyon processors in addition to the 5th Generation Broadwell processor.
GIGABYTE 9 Series motherboard support the latest 4th & 5th Generation Intel Core processors, bringing together a unique blend of features and technologies that offer the absolute ultimate platform for your next PC build.
Among its most notable features of the new motherboard are the Dual Thunderbolt 2 ports that allow you to simultaneously connect as many as 12 devices, in addition to three digital displays. Each of these ports supports utmost data transfer speeds, with simultaneous bi-directional data transfer potential of up to 20 Gbps allowing users potentially transfer a complete FULL HD 1080p movie within seconds.
The motherboard features new Dual Thunderbolt 2 controller from Intel adding channel bandwidth aggregation to facilitate single channel transfer speeds of up 20 Gbps, compared to a max of 10 Gbps on previous designs. This enables incredible data transfer speeds when using high performance storage devices, while also supporting daisy-chaining of up 12 devices and triple digital display support.
Featuring SATA Express supporting up to 10 Gb/s data transfer, the new Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD7 TH motherboard also features a special PCIe expansion card, ensuring amazingly fast connectivity, thanks to its built-in support for the latest 802.11a/b/c and Bluetooth 4.0 standards.
The motherboard is also loaded with many delightful features for gaming enthusiast. With its flexible graphics potential for either 3-Way CrossFire or 2-Way SLI action, the motherboard facilitates the ultimate in graphics effect without compromising on resolution.
GIGABYTE 9 series GIGABYTE Z97X-UD7 TH motherboards utilize a high-capacity amplifier which is able to drive 600? loads, giving gamers a fuller range of dynamic sound with crisper details and less distortion when using high quality professional headphones. Users can also access to APP Center to download EasyTune and Cloud Station utilities. GIGABYTE APP Center allows users to launch all GIGABYTE apps installed on your system.
The SATA Express interface in motherboard provides multiple PCI Express lanes and 2 SATA 3.0 6 Gb/s ports, allowing easy use of both PCI Express and SATA storage devices.
Other features includes Realtek ALC1150 115dB SNR HD Audio with Built-in rear audio amplifier and a single PCIe expansion slot.
Key Feature of Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD7 TH Motherboard
- Supports 4th and 5th Generation Intel Core processors
- Core i7 / i5 / i3 / Pentium / Celeron (LGA1150)
- DDR3 3200(OC)/3100(OC)
- Dual “Thunderbolt 2″ technology support
- Extreme multi graphics support
- Precise digital CPU power design
- SATA Express support for 10 Gb/s data transfer
- Realtek ALC1150 115dB SNR HD Audio with Built-in rear audio amplifier
- Intel GbE LAN with CFOS internet accelerator software
- 2x copper PCB design
- Long lifespan Durable Black solid caps
- APP Center including EasyTune and Cloud Station utilities
- GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS
– 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
– 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
– 1 x PCIe power connector
– 1 x CPU fan header
– 1 x water cooling fan header (CPU_OPT)
– 4 x system fan headers
– 1 x front panel header
– 1 x front panel audio header
– 1 x S/PDIF Out header
– 1 x serial port header
– 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
– 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
– 1 x power button
– 1 x reset button
– 1 x Clear CMOS button
– 2 x BIOS switches
The GIGABYTE Z97X-UD7 TH motherboard is priced for Rs. 23,000 (approximately) and it comes with 3 years warranty.