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Gigabyte's First Black-PCB Motherboards: P67A-UD5 and P67A-UD7

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Here's something you'll need to see to believe: Gigabyte made its first motherboards with black-colored PCBs, breaking away from its blue PCB mold! The company's high-end LGA1155 motherboard lineup includes two models: the GA-P67A-UD5 and the GA-P67A-UD7. Apart from the black-colored PCB, the color scheme also includes graphite-colored heatsinks with a dash of blue (UD5) or with a dash of gold (UD7), black-colored memory and expansion slots, mostly black internal ports and headers. The GA-P67-UD7 uses a 24-phase VRM to power the LGA1155 processor. Its expansion slots include four PCI-E 2.0 x16, there seems to be a PCI-E bridge chip (likely nForce 200 or something from PLX), which lets it run in 2-slot x16, or 4-slot x8 modes. There are two PCI and a PCI-E x1. Connectivity on this includes six SATA 3 Gb/s, two SATA 6 Gb/s internal ports, two gigabit Ethernet, 8-channel HD audio, four USB 3.0 ports, FireWire, and eSATA.

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Those heat sinks looks pretty boss...
 
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Very happy with the new colour scheme :toast:


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Very happy with the new color scheme :toast:
 
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Looks damn leet if these are really gigabyte boards :)
 

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Its about time. I like them a lot :cool:
 
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Very sexy, i like, but what about AMD socket????
 
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I'd like to see a motherboard with a white PCB, that would get my horniez' on.
 
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I just want to know why they keep on insisting to put that heat sink there where the northbridge was? If they moved the southbridge there why?!

Clear up the room like Evga and Asus. Anything less is uncalled for.

Not really a fan of the gold part.
 
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They look ok but i wish Intel had their 6Gb/s chipset ready for this generation.
 

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Nice, just need some white PCB's now to add to the range :cool:
 
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Finally we can go home :D
 
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Finally! They've gone for the black PCB and black theme and gotten rid of the IDE and floppy connectors! It's nice to see a big manufacturer actually listening to what we users think about their products.
 
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EVGA go home
 
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Awesome want a x58 UD7 now
 
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Meh, they look good, but no AMD socket kinda makes me wanna cry. *Sigh.....*
 
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Meh, they look good, but no AMD socket kinda makes me wanna cry. *Sigh.....*
I would assume that they will have boards like this for bulldozer but i have no expectation for them to bring out another am3 board in this style
 
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Gigabyte has turned to the darkside yes? hmmmmm
 
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They need some white in there... solid black looks meh.
 
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Looks awesome!!!

EVGA still reigns supreme when it comes to looks though.