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post #11 of 14
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I decided to go with the GA-Z68XP-UD4.

Hopefully it was a good choice. I guess we'll have to wait and see.
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post #12 of 14
Ive got the GA-Z68XP-UD3. Are there known problems with it? Its lower quality?

Got it at microcenter for $115 in a i5 2500k bundle and thought it looked pretty good. Seems to be running ok...
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post #13 of 14
Gigabyte can fix the bent pin or replace the socket for 40-45 USD. I had 1 bent pin on a GA-Z68XP-UD5. Company I bought it from deny RMA but lost the package lucky me only lost $20 and like 2 weeks but didn't had to deal with more RMA and selling board.
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post #14 of 14
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Originally Posted by jfuze View Post
Ive got the GA-Z68XP-UD3. Are there known problems with it? Its lower quality?

Got it at microcenter for $115 in a i5 2500k bundle and thought it looked pretty good. Seems to be running ok...
It was great - until I snapped off a cpu pin. I ended up buying a 128gb ssd - so the msata port wasn't useful to me...and I wanted something more then 6 phase power.

That's a good price for what you got.
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128GB Crucial M4, 500GB WD Caviar Black ASUS DVD-R/W Windows 7 64-bit Enterprise Asus VE228H 21.5" HD LED 
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Antec HCG-750W HAF 912 
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