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Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD7 or UD3?

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Hey guys, I don't know much about mobo's so i'm not gonna pose. What is the difference between these 2 boards I know the UD7 supports 4-way sli, but as far as specs are concerned, on tiger direct i'm seeing basically the same board, so what's the difference? Better power phase or something.

Since BD is now officially a bust i'm going to buy a new board and pair it with a 1090T, if not those boards, what other recommendations would you guys give, and yes the processor will be OC'd 24/7 most likely with 1.5v to get a high freq OC
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The UD7 also has a few more OC-friendly features like onboard power/reset/clear CMOS switches. Back-panel layout is slightly different (but about equal). UD7 has lower RDS (on) MOSFETs while UD3 doesn't. Worth the extra $$$? Not in my opinion. The OC potential of the UD3 should be more or less the same.
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