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HELP!!!Gigabyte P67A-UD4-B3 vs ASRock P67 Extreme4 RUSH.

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Ive been reading a lot and just wondering if the consensus is still the same.

really torn between these 2

Im going to being upgrading my 5850 to a gtx 570, im have a single SSD as my OS, 2x WD SATA 3gbps setup as RAID1 and a 1TB as storage.

I'll be getting a i5 2500k.

Should I pick one over the other with my configuration?

+ rep as I want to pull the trigger really soon.
    
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go for the gigabyte board. hands down gigabyte. If you can get asus if that is an option. But between the two, gigabyte is better.
post #3 of 7
Extreme 4 = 8 phase
ud4 = 12 phase

ud4 is $20 more

you choose

for other feature I like extreme 4 better
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I tried to compare the two. If anything the gigabyte has more features from what I could tell and longer warranty.
    
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Originally Posted by enri95;13550645 
Extreme 4 = 8 phase
ud4 = 12 phase

ud4 is $20 more

you choose

for other feature I like extreme 4 better

That right there should tell you which board to get.
post #6 of 7
A mobo isn't just about the power phases only and besides, the E4's onboard power is more than adequate for most users. Overall, the E4 is a very good mobo with a nice UEFI too.

And I would read up more cos there are some anecdotal reports about very slow booting on GA mobos with certain SSDs.

I would vote for the E4 myself, having tinkered both with one and a P67 UD7 previously.
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The ASRock P67 Extreme4 motherboard is feature-packed and cheaper.

This is one of the best bang-for-your-buck 1155. Register any Asrock P67 motherboard and get another full year of warranty. This warranty guarantee extension will expire June 30th. So, act now when you still have the time!

The ASRock P67 Extreme4 will not disappoint.

If I were you, be a little more patient and wait for Z68 models of the above mentioned motherboards. The Z68s for Asrock is not covered by the one-year warranty extension though!
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