In designing the Z87X-UD5H, GIGABYTE took the design of the UD3H and enhanced it with added features and for optimal enthusiast-centric performance. The board layout and design was well thought out with some key design decisions differentiating the board from the competition. The inclusion of the CMOS battery and three fan headers to the left of the CPU socket was pure genius, giving better access to components and ports normally designed-in as more of an after-thought. The fan header location is especially nice for fan cable routing, giving the capability to customize cable size with enough ports provided for use with multiple air cooler fans or even a water cooling pump. "
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