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Old August 19, 2010, 05:44 AM
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Be careful with the P55A-UD3 board. Here is a direct quote from the NCIX specifications:

Originally Posted by NCIX
* When set Turbo SATA3 / USB3.0 (Marvell 9128 /NEC USB 3.0 Controller) to enable in BIOS setup, 1st PCIex16 slot will run at x8 bandwidth and 2nd PCIex16 slot will be disabled.
Perhaps they have fixed the disabling of 2nd PCI-E with their new Rev 2.0 board, so that is also something you should watch out for, but it will be luck of the draw most likely. To reiterate, I don't know for sure.

As for the ASUS board, it's mATX compared to the ATX Gigabyte board, so you will have fewer slots and options. If you only plan to use a single graphics card, you can always slap in a USB3 PCI-E board to get that functionality.

Either way i3s clock great on either board and you shouldn't have any problems doing so.
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