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Gigabyte P67 UD4! Should I go with it?

post #1 of 22
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Is there anything I'm missing out on by going with this board?

I heard that it doesn't have the new BIOS, but I think I can live with that.

Anything else?
post #2 of 22
Just make sure it's the B3 version.
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It's a great board, I did a review on it - if you'd like to see it check the link in my signature.

You can always update the BIOSes!
    
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yep... it's a very good board.

the best value board imho.... if you aren't going high end (ud7) then the ud4 b3 is the way to go
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Its a really good board. I would say it is the GA-EP45-UD3R/UD3P of the Sandy Bridge era.

Cheap and performs very well.
 
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post #7 of 22
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Originally Posted by onoz View Post
not cool... it got cheaper

i bought mine 190+ ship

bogus, but awesome for potential buyers
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post #8 of 22
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Great, thanks for the input, guys!

Looks like I'm going to go with the UD4 then.

Btw, can someone check my potential upgrade please?

I'm planning on picking up:

NZXT Phantom (white)
i5 2500K
Gigabyte UD4
Corsair HX750 OR NZXT Hale90 (if I can find any in stock)
MSI Twin Frozr II GTX 570 (giving 470 to my bro because his card failed on him)

Gonna reuse:

RAM
SSD
HDD
CPU cooler
OS

Do you guys think the parts will all work out? See any glaring incompatibility?
post #9 of 22
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Originally Posted by AverageGai View Post
Great, thanks for the input, guys!

Looks like I'm going to go with the UD4 then.

Btw, can someone check my potential upgrade please?

I'm planning on picking up:

NZXT Phantom (white)
i5 2500K
Gigabyte UD4
Corsair HX750 OR NZXT Hale90 (if I can find any in stock)
MSI Twin Frozr II GTX 570 (giving 470 to my bro because his card failed on him)

Gonna reuse:

RAM
SSD
HDD
CPU cooler
OS

Do you guys think the parts will all work out? See any glaring incompatibility?
looks good...i would go with the hx... definitely the hx
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post #10 of 22
Well I see you've already made up your mind, but I'd like to add that the UD4 is definitely a great choice.
Great features and looks.
Definitely the board I'd go with if I were going for 1155.

Also, go for the Corsair HX power supply.
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