Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Detailed review and analysis of the Z77X-UP5 TH (Ultra Durable 5) from sin0822

Motherboard power guru, sin0822, has posted his in depth review of GIGABYTE’s latest Ultra Durable 5 technology as part of his Z77X-UP5 TH review. As always he explores the PWM and VRM zone in a lot of detail with special attention to the new IR PWM chip, IR PowIRstages and high-current (60A) rated chokes.

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He looks at everything from the bundled goodies…

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…to the anti surge ICs next to the onboard power connector.

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Not to mention the dual Thunderbolt ports.

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It’s really quite incredible how much attention he pays to the onboard components, and this is why we at GIGABYTE love sin’s reviews:

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Besides looking at all the onboard chips and layout, he also looks at the BIOS and compares various benchmarks, so if you’re looking for performance information be sure to read all the way to the end of the review.

If you are interested in the CPU VRM on your motherboard and would like to find out more, then I suggest you shoot over to sin0822’s website for a look at his extensive VRM list. It includes most current motherboard models and is good for:

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