GIGABYTE has done a decent job with their 870A-UD3 motherboard. The features including SATA 3, USB 3 and USB 3X Power is excellent additions to the standard motherboard feature set. Performance was just below that of an 890GX chipset which is to be expected. This board has a Core Unlocker that does the job of unlocking the locked two extra cores on a 960T CPU that is headed for the OEM market and the target market of a mainstream motherboard to go along with the AMD 890FX on the high end has been met with the 870 chipset.
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