Intel will be launching their new processors codenamed Sandy Bridge in January 2011. The processor will support the newer socket LGA 1155 and will require a new chipset to support it. Currently, Intel has the P67 (without graphics) and H67 (with graphics) to support this new processor. Gigabyte recently sent us a couple of yet-to-be-released motherboards based on the Codename Cougar Point or P67 chipset for a sneak peek - P67A-UD4 and the more expensive P67-UD7. Yet again, both the motherboards come with 2-ounce copper, which has been a Gigabyte initiative since the X58 series of motherboards, to reduce power consumption. Although certain parts are under Intel NDA, we would show you what is in store as long as we do not violate that NDA.
As you may notice, Gigabyte has changed the color scheme of the boxes. Let us now take a look at the motherboards to find if such a change is present in them as well.