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Gigabyte Shows "3D Power" Control On X79 Mobos

Gigabyte this week gave us an exclusive look at a new motherboard feature that it will be introducing with its Intel X79-based products.

The motherboard maker has developed hardware and software that will allow power-users to exert greater control. Specifically, Gigabyte has a new Digital PWM (pulse width modulation) controller that can limit and control current in a circuit.

"Since we are using a brand new Digital PWM controller for the CPU and memory," Gigabyte explained, "we have developed a fully interactive 3D utility that facilitates adjustment of the 3 dimensions that control the power delivery to the CPU and memory: Voltage, Phase and Frequency."

Check out the video below for a quick demo of the software:

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Of course, Gigabyte is marketing this new feature as part of its latest motherboards. Specifically, the lineup includes the G1.Assassin 2, X79-UD7, X79-UD5 and X79-UD3.

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  • sgtopmobile
    whats better the G1.assassin 2 or the x79-ud7?
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  • sgtopmobilewhats better the G1.assassin 2 or the x79-ud7?Me
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  • And of course people end up prefering and using the bios.
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  • kjsfnkwl
    I couldn't care less about the specs, but man, the orange X79-UD7 is one damn sexy motherboard.
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  • alidan
    sgtopmobilewhats better the G1.assassin 2 or the x79-ud7?id personally go X79-UD5 just because of the ram drive i could make on the cheap,
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  • alidan
    kjsfnkwlI couldn't care less about the specs, but man, the orange X79-UD7 is one damn sexy motherboard.
    halloween theme, got to love that, my favroite holiday.
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  • Mark Heath
    I could be wrong about this, but isn't that orange "UD7" their -OC mobo?
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  • lradunovic77
    Not enough memory slots. Fail!
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  • beenthere
    More options for people to play with, some of which may actually be useful if set properly.
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  • SneakySnake
    lradunovic77Not enough memory slots. Fail!
    they're on each side of the CPU.

    Question though: why does the ud5 have 8 RAM slots, and the ud7 only have 4 ?
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