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If you can get your hands on a ASUS Maximus Formula mobo...
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Just get a used UD3P/R or as a second option P5Q P45 somewhere. It will be great and will work well, it's not rocket science.
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Best choice i ever made buying my UD3P! I disagree with the person bashing 775 saying its a slowly sinking ship. Really disrespectful to such a good platform.
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If you can get your hands on a ASUS Maximus Formula mobo...


Lovin' mine!!!
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If you can get your hands on a ASUS Maximus Formula mobo...
Then kick yourself when you see how much better the UD3P is
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Can the GA-EP45-UD3P run the ram Unlinked when overclocking?
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Then kick yourself when you see how much better the UD3P is
C2D, which he has, doesn't need a UD3P to clock well.

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Originally Posted by xtcrulez View Post
Can the GA-EP45-UD3P run the ram Unlinked when overclocking?
Yes, you can run your unlinked with a UD3P/R to get higher ram speeds.
Edited by SyveRson - 7/23/11 at 12:47pm
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post #28 of 34
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Just SAVE UP and upgrade, you're on a sinking ship dropping more money on it only puts you farther away from switching to a newer, better platform.
Sinking ship? This platform still holds its own relatively well. Plus, they are a hell of a lot more fun to overclock than SB.

OP, as everyone else has been saying, finding a new 775 board that is any good will be extremely unlikely. I would suggest searching through the OCN marketplace for a deal. Maybe ask the UD3 owners thread if anyone has one for sale.
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C2D, which he has, doesn't need a UD3P to clock well.

Yes, you can run your unlinked with a UD3P/R to get higher ram speeds.
I know Linked is probably the better way to go, but im so used to having to run Unlinked with my 780i MB because this POS MB wont run my current 1150mhz ram over 800mhz. So i just run it Unlinked. This board is pretty much dead since my wife's cat spilled a little glass of water on it. I think im just gonna get a used GA-EP45-UD3P and call it a day. Anyone willing to part with their GA-EP45-UD3P ??
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Unless you plan on going Crossfire or SLI, a UD3R will also work just as good.
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