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GIGABYTE GA-P55-UD6 Motherboard Preview

Lynnfield is just around the corner and the first boards to support it are showing up. We had the chance to take a closer look at one from GIGABYTE.

| Socket LGA 1156 in Motherboards | Posted: Jul 17, 2009 7:02 am

GIGABYTE GA-P55-UD6 Motherboard Preview

 

Introduction

 

Back at Computex in June of this year GIGABYTE showed us some of their P55 boards. These new boards will support the new Lynnfield, or as it has been rumoured to be called, Core i5 CPUs from Intel. While Lynnfield is not due for launch until sometime in September, we had the chance to spend some quality time with one of GIGABYTE's high-end P55 offerings, the GA-P55-UD6.

 

While these boards will not be 100% ready for some time, especially after the announcement that the Marvell 88SE9123 SATA 6G controller chips will not be on the final production runs, it was still good to get a feel for how these boards will look and feel.

 

So let's take a look at the shots we grabbed and talk about the features you can expect to see once the P55-UD6 is ready for the real world.

 

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