Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Review

BIOS and Utilities

Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Review

Bios and Utilities

As we have often seen the BIOS on the Gigabyte ZX68AP-D3 is the usual design we've all seen before a million times and the EFI side of things is handled by the Gigabyte Touch BIOS utility. Although we're giving away the results of our overclocking in this screen shot it's worth it as it is so surprising we don't mind showing it twice.

Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Review     Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Review  

The D3 supports the amazing IRST, so if you've got a small cheap SSD lurking around somewhere you can really boost your HDD performance.

Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Review      Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Review  

Although it's not a 'live' tuner, you can play with the BIOS and then reboot with those settings. The @BIOS live updater is probably the best around as it not only checks for online updates but allows you to upgrade the BIOS manually, whilst giving a clear indicator of what version you're currently running.

Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Review     Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Review

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Most Recent Comments

26-10-2011, 10:08:55

Gigabyte are out to show that you don't have to spend a lot of money to obtain a great motherboard. Does the Z68AP-D3 succeed?

Continue ReadingQuote

26-10-2011, 10:19:36

whoa! dirt cheapQuote

26-10-2011, 13:33:09

It's very nice to see Gigabyte keeping quality and value to their motherboards. Go Gigabyte! Quote

26-10-2011, 14:14:38

Nice budget MB.Quote

26-10-2011, 23:54:36

you were using 1.14 volts to get 4.6, did it not like 1.3-1.35 for a higher clock?

and as other's have said, it real nice for the priceQuote

29-10-2011, 16:51:48


I got one question for this mobo and i post it on the forum here and i would like to know your opinion on this.


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