Check out Gigabyte’s Z790 UD AC motherboard – efficient and affordable

Check out Gigabyte's Z790 UD AC motherboard – efficient and affordable

The 13th generation Raptor Lake K series processors have been released for a while, and soon we will see the release of non-K and 65-watt models, but currently, various motherboards with the Z790 chipset are available to the public, which offer good features at a reasonable cost. In this article, a look at the motherboard Z790 UD AC We will have Gigabyte, which is one of the less expensive members of the Gigabyte company.

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In terms of design, the Z790 UD AC is a relatively simple model with a medium heatsink that keeps the power supply circuit cool. As we said, the input/output part cover uses a large heat sink, which happens to contain a 6 mm heat pipe for better heat dissipation.

Gigabyte Z790 UD AC motherboard

Gigabyte Z790 UD AC motherboard
  • Support for 12th and 13th generation Intel Core series processors
  • Support for dual-channel DDR5 memory in four slots
  • Power circuit 16 + 1 + 1 phase
  • Advanced thermal design and M.2 Thermal Guard
  • 2.5GbE LAN with bandwidth management
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Three ultra-fast NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 slots
  • USB 3.2 Type C 20Gb port
  • RGB FUSION 2.0 technology to support lighting
  • Smart Fan 6 technology to control and manage temperature and fans
  • Q Flash Plus support to update the BIOS without the need for CPU, memory and graphics card

Although the Z790 UD AC is only compatible with DDR5 memory, it is mostly intended for the mid-range and low-end segment and is one of the cheapest DDR5 boards currently available. The four memory slots in this model can be equipped with 7600 MHz modules.

Gigabyte Z790 UD AC motherboard

This motherboard uses a 16 + 1 + 1 phase digital hybrid power supply circuit, which includes 60 amp smart power stages. Meanwhile, three M.2 slots are considered, all of which are PCIe Gen 4.0 x4 type, one of them is Thermal Guard and the other three are without heatsink.

Gigabyte Z790 UD AC motherboard

In the input/output section, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A ports along with USB 3.2 Gen 2 x 2 Type C ports are installed along with four USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports and four USB 2.0 ports. Wi-Fi antennas, Display Port and HDMI 2.0 image output along with LAN network port and three audio jacks are other features of this section.

Gigabyte exclusive features

GIGABYTE’s proprietary board design, which uses twice as much copper, provides paths between components with enough power to handle higher-than-usual workloads and dissipate heat away from the processor’s critical power supply components. This ensures that the motherboard can handle the increased workload, which is vital when overclocking.

GIGABYTE's exclusive PCB features with twice the copper

Smart voice

The quality sound controller automatically detects the impedance of your audio device with intelligent headphone detection to prevent problems such as low sound and distortion. With the new series of VB Audio Controllers, stream your voice clearly through the SNR microphone connectors that go up to 114 / 110 dB.

Exclusive features of GIGABYTE Smart Voice

Gigabyte style

With Gigabyte motherboards RGB Fusion 2.0 technology now looks even better with addressable lighting. RGB Fusion 2.0 allows users to control onboard, external and addressable lighting. This program already comes with different patterns and colors and support for Addressable LED is provided. Gigabyte motherboards support 5v addressable lighting strips and up to 300 LEDs.

Gigabyte cooling

Exclusive features of GIGABYTE Smart Fan 6

With Smart Fan 6, users can be sure that their gaming system will always maintain its performance and stay cool. With Smart Fan 6 you can force your fan headers to communicate with several different sensors on the motherboard. Now, not only the headers work from fans with both voltage and PWM modes, but the motherboard will also be more compatible with liquid coolers.

Fan Stop

Achieving the perfect socket with Fan Stop. This technology forces every fan on the system to stop working when the temperature drops. The fans will stop at a certain temperature using the data provided by the motherboard temperature sensors. All these things can be personalized by you.

Protection of memory and PCIe slots

GIGABYTE’s innovative one-piece steel shield design allows the PCIe slots to find the extra power needed to support heavy graphics cards. The same design for the slots prevents distortion and bending of the motherboard.

Gigabyte's exclusive features protect memory slots and PCIe

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