Updating bios gigabyte p55a ud4p
Each has much to offer, but with a few quirks and caveats attached.
Keep reading to see if either might be right for the Lynnfield system you’ve been piecing together in your head.
They’re set back a little, too, which provides just a smidgen of extra clearance for hard drive cages that might be in close proximity in smaller enclosures.
At least none of the eight ports will be obscured by longer graphics cards.
We looked at a trio of P55 mobos from The Big Three in our chipset launch coverage, but we were unable to come up with a solid recommendation because the Asus and Gigabyte entries carried suggested retail prices of 9 and 0, respectively.
With a street price hovering around 0, the Gigabyte GA-P55-UD6 we looked at during our P55 launch coverage is decidedly not a mid-range motherboard.
The 0 GA-P55-UD4P is certainly more reasonably priced, even if it does run more than Asus’ P7P55D.
What looks like a north bridge cooler is acting as an additional heatsink for the board’s power regulation circuitry.
This extra chunk of aluminum crowds the layout a little, and it could conflict with larger aftermarket heatsinks that fan out from the socket.
One doesn’t necessarily need loads of power phases, even when engaged in spirited overclocking.