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Gigabyte - Motherboards
There were also a few announcements during Computex surrounding the new UD9 motherboard, most talked about the power delivery options and how the PWM is actually 2 power units working in parallel. If one happens to fail the other one will take over. You also have the option to control how many phases are active using software.
Pretty fancy stuff, however I must say, in my experience, I have never had a motherboard fail because the PWM has worn out. Maybe extreme overclocking puts some additional stresses on the PWM and make them wear out faster, dunno. Regardless, the actual need for the dual PWM couldn't me answered during my meeting and so far remains a "meh" feature in my mind.