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Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3-iSSD with Onboard 20GB Intel SSD

The GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD motherboard, based on the Intel Z68 Express Chipset and supporting the new 2nd generation Intel Core processors.

It is the world’s first motherboard which would feature an onboard Intel mSATA 20GB SLC SSD which is 4 times faster than conventional HDD (Hard Disk Drives) and provide upto 60% performance increase over the 7200RPM Hard Disks

Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3-iSSD

GIGABYTE Z68 series motherboards put users in the driver seat, allowing them to take total control over how their system operates and performs to best match their individual computing needs.

Storage options include 2 x SATA 3Gbps and 4 x SATA 6 Gbps ports while the Marvell 88SE9172 chip allows another 2 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors with support for SATA RAID 0 and RAID 1 setup.

A total of 14 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (8 ports on the back panel, 6 ports available through the internal USB headers) are located on the motherboard.

The 20GB SSD could be used as a primary OS Storage drive for better performance while loading apps and boot time.

There are four DDR3 memory slots which can support upto 32GB of memory running at frequencies of 2133/1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz in Dual Channel Mode. Dual way SLI and CrossfireX GPU configurations (x8 x8 electrical) are supported .

The board also features Integrated Graphics support for Core i series processors allowing display through 1 x HDMI Port providing a maximum resolution of 1920×1200. Backpanel I/O features PS/2 keyboard/mouse port, HDMI port, optical S/PDIF Out connector, IEEE 1394 port, 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports, 2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports and 6 channel audio jack.

Overclocking friendly features include ON/OFF Charge, Cloud OC, TouchBIOS, Xpress Recovery2 and X.M.P profile for memory overclock.

More details at gigabyte.com.

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