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Old January 28, 2010, 01:35 AM
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Default Major differences between Gigabyte P55A-UD4P and UD3?

I've already made up my mind to go with an Core i5 750 despite thinking alot about going with AMD. Anyways, I'm not sure which board to get to pair with the i5 750. If I'm on a budget and am adamant with Crossfire, should I stick with the P55A-UD3? I save at least $40 by going with that solution. I'm not convinced that the extra capabilities including SLI on the UD4P is worth the extra money. I'm just looking for a board and RAM combination such as the G.skill Ripjaws to increase the odds that I'll get a 4ghz oc with the i5 750. So what should I do?
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Old January 28, 2010, 07:01 AM
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i like the udp4 but it jmy2cents. the chip is what will hold you back from your 4ghz i think any of these boards will do fine for your OC.
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If you're not for SLI then the UD3 is a good board. I had my i5 750 at 4.2 on air easily with the P55-UD3R. i5 750's overclock more easily than i7's imho. No HT means less power needed, less volts = less heat.
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If you're not for SLI then the UD3 is a good board. I had my i5 750 at 4.2 on air easily with the P55-UD3R. i5 750's overclock more easily than i7's imho. No HT means less power needed, less volts = less heat.
Can't say better, when I buy the kit of Mike ( I think it's Mike , sorry for the memory) the same board and CPU as you , and it was on the same clock too, now I run my 860 on the board , and the 750 is on my gaming Asus board. the only complain I have is an incompatibility with the G11 keyboard , but only when I play in the bios . But I have an easy turn around
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