Gigabyte Z77X-UP4 TH Review

PC Mark

Gigabyte Z77X-UP4 TH Review

PC Mark Vantage

PC Mark Vantage gives a bit of cause for concern. We see the same middling memory results that we saw in AIDA64, and the Gigabyte Z77X-UP4 TH ends up with one of most disappointing gaming scores we've seen. Curiously when compared to the rest of the models on test we see the actual PC Mark result being just a shade behind the better motherboards we've benchmarked. Maybe the Catalyst 12.6 drivers don't perform as well here as the 12.3s. 

 

PC Mark 7

The ship steadies with the latest version of PC Mark. The UP4 is there or thereabouts when at stock, and the overclocked score reflects the slightly lessened clockspeed we were able to obtain.

 

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20-08-2012, 10:40:49

tinytomlogan
http://www.overclock3d.net/gfx/artic...113842857l.JPG

Today we have the latest Gigabyte Z77X UP4 TH on our test bench. How does it perform?


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20-08-2012, 13:10:52

dugdiamond
you get what you pay for
and for the £££££'s this fairs well

22-08-2012, 04:19:15

dotems
I'm curious are the heatsinks one solid piece or can you remove the grey and blue strips a separate part of metal and if so how are they connected. It would be awesome if you could take them off and paint the grey strips yourself yourself.

04-09-2012, 09:43:43

Ylaana
Are there any plans to review the UP5 TH?

30-12-2012, 07:10:09

noproblem
Thanks for the review Bryan!

I am seriously considering buying this board; however, I am little concerned about the height of the heat sinks that surround the CPU socket.

I have bought a Thermalright Archon SB-E and due itsí 155mm length, it will overhang / foul the very top heat sink.

The clearance from between the base of the cooler to the first fin is 42.55mm. Does anyone know the height of the top two heat sinks on the board?

Does the Thermalright Silver Arrow SB-E used in the review overhang the heat sinks (length 147mm)? If so, I might be in the clear because the Silver Arrow SB-E has a height of 40.87mm.

Any reply would be very much appreciated!
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