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GIGABYTE X58 Series Motherboards Support Intel Core™ i7-980X "Gulftown" CPUs
Wednesday, 17 March 2010 11:57

GIGABYTE today proudly announced their entire X58 Series of motherboards now support Intel’s newly introduced Core™ i7-980X "Gulftown" CPUs, enabling the industry’s most extreme level of processing power for gaming, computing enthusiasts and overclockers alike.

GIGABYTE has specially tuned the BIOS of their X58 Series motherboards to unlock the mind-blowing performance of Intel’s first 32nm 6 core CPU, featuring 12 processing threads and 12MB of L3 cache. With a simple BIOS upgrade that became available in 2009, users are able to take advantage of the Industry’s highest performing desktop CPU which is already shattering many overclocking records.

GIGABYTE X58 Series Motherboards:


  • GA-EX58-UD3R
  • GA-X58A-UD3R
  • GA-X58A-UD5
  • GA-X58A-UD7
  • GA-EX58-UD5
  • GA-EX58-UD4P
  • GA-EX58-UD4
  • GA-EX58-DS4
  • GA-EX58-UD3R-SLI  

To download the latest BIOS to enable support for the Intel Core i7-980X, please visit your motherboard product page at the GIGABYTE website:

More information about Intel's latest Core™ i7-980X "Gulftown" CPUs:

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