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  • AMD 790X
  • Phenom II X3 / Phenom II X4 / Phenom FX / Phenom X4 / Phenom X3 / Athlon X2 / Athlon / Sempron X2 / Sempron
  • DDR2 1333 OC

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Boasting the new AMD AM3 socket, the Gigabyte GA-MA790X-UD4P allows you to elevate your rig beyond the standard limits with support for the next-generation 45nm AMD Phenom II processors. The board is able to reach memory speeds up to 1333+MHz for blazing fast memory access for today’s latest applications and games. It features the highest quality 8+2 CPU VRM power phase design to handle the power demands from 140W CPUs with ease.

This board features Gigabyte’s revolutionary Ultra Durable 3 design, which uses 2 ounces of copper for both the Power and Ground layers of the PCB to dramatically lower system temperature and enhance stability for overclocking. With the innovative Easy Energy Saver technology, the GA-MA790X-UD4P is able to provide user-friendly computing, reach the maximum system performance easily while still able to save the power and environment in real life at the same time.

System durability and security are as important as ever. Gigabyte's DualBIOS system has a second BIOS chip on the motherboard for quick and painless recovery from crashes and viruses. Count on Gigabyte's experience and innovation!.

  • newegg Socket AM3 Processor Support The Gigabyte GA-MA790X-UD4P supports the latest-generation AMD Socket AM3 processors including the AMD Phenom II X3 and AMD Phenom II X4 processor, as well as AM2 and AM2+ processors including the AMD Phenom, AMD Athlon and AMD Sempron series.
  • newegg ATi CrossFireX Multi-GPU Technology Support ATi CrossFireX is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform, enabling two or more discrete graphics processors to work together for boosted system performance and a breakthrough gaming experience.
  • newegg SATA II with RAID Support The second generation SATA interface delivers up to 300MB/sec transfer speed, doubling that of the first generation Serial ATA. The on-board eight SATA II ports support RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD for better performance, enhanced data security, and flexible capacity upgrades.
  • newegg Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity The Gigabyte GA-MA790X-UD4P features a fast Gigabit network interface for high-speed LAN connections at up to 1000Mb/s data transfer rates with advanced security features to ward off malicious attacks. Gigabit LAN is ideal for supercharged seamless streaming of Internet audio and video content.
  • newegg Gigabyte DualBIOS Gigabyte DualBIOS technology protects the BIOS from virus attacks. With its innovative backup BIOS design, this platform provides twice the security thus assuring the PC’s stability.

Learn more about the GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P

Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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Customer Reviews of the GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P

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  • John D.
  • 11/12/2014 12:56:36 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Board

Pros: Very solid board. Have been running this board for 5 Years and I've never had a single issue.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: This board is definitely worth the money. 5+ years and still running.

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5 out of 5 eggsVery WonderFull Board

Pros: I purchased this board around september of 2009 with a Phenom II x4 920 cpu and i still use it to play Arma 3.
I run this thing all day most everyday mostly gaming and never a problem. very solid constuction has been in and out of 5 different cases since i first pruchased it. Last longer than its lifetime.

Cons: Not DDR3 or AM3+ compatible

Other Thoughts: I am writing this review even though they do not sell it anymore so people can see just how good gigabyte can be. Very Happy With my Purchse, and im the one who always has buyer's remorse, Not this time though.

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  • Roman S.
  • 7/18/2013 8:58:31 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsMy Motherboard

Pros: I've owned this motherboard since Apiril 2009. This motherboard is really good, I've hadn't had a problem with it.

Cons: I've been having blue screens for 2 years already. I'm not an expert on computers but my guess is that i don't have enough fans on my case...

Other Thoughts: My Pairs (Since 2009):
- This Motherboard
- AMD Phenom II X4 Quad-Core 2.3Ghz
- G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB)
- XFX GTS 250 1GB
- 500W Powersupply

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  • Brandon J.
  • 6/6/2013 12:38:02 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsawesome mobo

Pros: i ordered this mobo on 6/2/2009 and it's been running strong ever since. a lot of it was for gaming (cs, css, tf2, killing floor, bf3, etc). so far i've had it through 2 builds. it has never given me much of a problem. i still have the original battery in it. a little over 4 years later and its still tickin!

Cons: none really.

Other Thoughts: the manual that came with it was easy to follow and very informative.

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  • Jordan S.
  • 1/10/2013 11:10:29 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStill going strong

Pros: What can I say, I've had this board since Sep 2009. Its been running non-stop about 75-80% of that time, with no problems whatsoever.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: I am currently running a AMD B93 overclocked to 3.2ghz with absolutely no problems whatsoever. I'll certainly be sticking with Gigabyte when I build my new system next month.

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  • Harit S.
  • 12/8/2012 3:50:16 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs3+ Years and going strong

Pros: I've been using this board with AMD Phenom II X2 550. I was able to unlock the other 2 cores and had a quad core for $100. The motherboard is going strong. I've had it since June 2009.

Cons: It recognized my 1066 MHz memory as 800 MHz. No big deal.

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  • Susan P.
  • 10/15/2012 7:58:14 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLasted a while

Pros: The board lasted 3 years

Cons: The board lasted 3 years just a little past it's warranty

Other Thoughts: What else can one ask these days.

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  • Mark R.
  • 9/19/2012 9:09:48 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStill going strong!

Pros: This motherboard has actually out lasted my newer GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3! even though I had to RMA the 990FXA I will always trust gigabyte as my motherboard of choice! GIGABYTE FOREVER!

Cons: None, great board for the price.

Other Thoughts: Look me up on BF3!

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  • Alex L.
  • 9/3/2012 1:01:28 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Mobo

Pros: Status: Satisfied customer. Running 24/7 & still going strong.
Ownership: May, 2009. (3 years, 3 months+).
Note: Overclock extensively tested for stability, 3 years ago.

Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P
NB: 1967.81MHz
HT: 1967.81MHz
NB & HT Mutiplyer: 8
NB Voltage: 1.3V
SB Voltage: 1.3V
HT Voltage: 1.325V
BIOS: F10C (beta) Sep, 2010
System (Mobo) runs cool at current voltages. Case well-ventilated.

Processor: AMD Phenom Quad-Core 9950 BE (Agena)
Clock: 246.00
Multiplyer: 12.0
Speed: 2951.72MHz (245.98 x 12.0)
Core Voltage: 1.328V
Temps (air, upgraded): 35C idle, 42C load
Processor stable at 2964MHz & below.

Memory: 8GB (4x2GB) ADATA DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
Frequency: 984MHz (492MHz 1:2)
Voltage: 1.95V
Reference clock: 246.00
Channels: Dual, (Unganged)
Timings: 5-5-5-18-24
CAS# latency (CL): 5.0
RAS# to CAS# D.(tRCD): 5.0
RAS# Precharge (tRP): 5.0
Cycle Time (tRAS): 18
Bank Cycle Time (tRC): 24
Memory stable below 1

Cons: Very poorly positioned front audio connector.
Other connectors with question positions .
Memory unstable nearing 1066MHz.
Processor unstable above 2975MHz.

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  • Eugene G.
  • 4/3/2012 12:49:18 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsHas worked well for me

Pros: Rock solid functioning during almost three years now (May 2009). Lots of flexibility: handled upgrade to a Phenom II X3 (unlocked to X4) very well, as well as just recently to passive-cooled Kingwin PSU and Sapphire 7750 Ultimate GPU. Will even take some X6's.

Cons: Gigabyte designers seem to have an endemic problem with header placement, sticking most of them (SATA, fans, etc.) at the edges in awkward places and angles, where there's lots of conflict with drives, cards and other cables. Users of their more advanced boards report the same issue. This board could have also used a third system fan header.

Other Thoughts: The solidness of this board is reflected in the ratings here: 75% 5's and only 5% 1's. How many boards can you find with those kinds of numbers? I'm currently working on a switch over to the Intel side, i5 or i7, to pick up more speed now and for the long run, but that's not because this board is sluggish or in any other way a problem.

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