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post #11 of 26
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2) None have on board graphics cards but all support on board graphics via the Integrated GPU in the 2500K. All "Z" series boards support SSD caching.

I'd avoid the Gigabyte boards because of the boot loop problems people seem to be having.
so its the cpu that has the gpu? i just wanna make sure there is some sort of graphics ability until i get my vid card a month down the road
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^ anyone?
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post #13 of 26
yes thats correct.
the CPU has a built in GPU so if you get a Z68 board you dont need a graphics card.
of course you will need one if you wish to game
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also, is there a difference in the boot graphix?

i know one is UEIF or something vs the other one but im not sure.

anyone have any youtube vids of both booting up so i can see what they look like botting prior to the windows load screen?
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yep have the ud4 and love it except the bootloop issue. unfortunately i will be switching to an asrock extreme4 gen3 z68 board
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yep have the ud4 and love it except the bootloop issue. unfortunately i will be switching to an asrock extreme4 gen3 z68 board
Edit - Nevermind, I won't be lazy. Lol
Beta BIOs for Gigabyte boards yummy
 
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Edit - Nevermind, I won't be lazy. Lol
Beta BIOs for Gigabyte boards yummy
not sure what im supposed to be looking for? i already updated bios to fix this issue and have had no results
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post #18 of 26
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ok so the loop issue can be fixed.

man i just can't decide between the asus and the gigabyte.. i love the all black look of the gigabyte rather than the blue of the asus tho..
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post #19 of 26
The initial BIOS on the UD4 is trash unless it's F4 or newer. The BIOS interface on the UD4 is the traditional blue screen with keyboard controls. Beyond the interface, both BIOSes are EFI so functionality is identical. Just get whichever you like the looks/features of more. My sig shows my choice. The ASUS is... a bit ugly.
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ok so the loop issue can be fixed.

man i just can't decide between the asus and the gigabyte.. i love the all black look of the gigabyte rather than the blue of the asus tho..
In my experience it is not fixable
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