Solved Gigabyte versus every other mobo maker Tags: Motherboards Gigabyte Last response: August 25, 2009 8:22 PM in Motherboards Share Upendra09 a b V Motherboard August 25, 2009 5:00:45 PM i have been shopping for a new mobo and i have come across gigabytes's new mobo tech that uases 2 oz PCBs and ultra durable 3 What are PCBs? printed circuit boards?<- what is that? I was wondering what the benefits were from the 2 oz PCBs and what it does? thanks for any replies More about : gigabyte versus mobo maker Best solution Shadow703793 a b V Motherboard August 25, 2009 5:53:13 PM PCB, Google that. As for the 2Oz Copper. It's just marketing. Won't really affect much unless going under LN2,etc with 2v+ to the CPU. Share MRFS August 25, 2009 6:05:14 PM PCB = Printed Circuit Board the extra copper helps to dissipate heat faster MRFS m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Shadow703793 a b V Motherboard August 25, 2009 7:29:01 PM ^True, but most good brand name makers already use Japanese caps these days. I have yet to see one SOLID review of the 2ox copper cooling the board better than the normal say P45-DS3l vs P45-UD3L. m 0 l Upendra09 a b V Motherboard August 25, 2009 7:46:30 PM so are they used in high end builds like with phenoms and i7s? m 0 l jsc a c 156 V Motherboard August 25, 2009 8:22:34 PM I think Gigabyte is using the 2 oz. copper with all their current boards. I have an EP45-UD3L, which is hardly a high end board. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !