GIGABYTE X79 Series motherboards are based on the latest X79 Express Chipset, supporting the new LGA 2011 Intel core i7 processors. It is the first to take advantage of the exclusive GIGABYTE 3D power, an all-new hardware and software-based Digital Power Engine for both CPU and Memory that bring DIY builders to a new level of performance-oriented computing. Includes 6 SATA 6Gb/s ports and 4 USB 3.0 ports. The Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 features 4 PCI Express x16 slots (x16, x16, x8, x8), 2 PCI Express x1 slots, and supports SLI and Crossfire technologies. This board also supports up to 32GB DDR3 2400/1866/1600 MHz memory modules in four DIMM slots. Step up your game with the partially unlocked Intel Core i7-3820. Features include Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology, Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, Quad Channel memory support, and up to 40 lanes of PCIe bandwidth!