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Originally Posted by malikq86 View Post
Do you think the Z68XP-UD4 is worth the $40 premium? What's so much better about it?
The UD4 has a much more robust 16 phase power delivery vs the 7 phase of the UD3H. The UD3H is more display connection friendly with Vga, DVI, Displayport and HDMI. The UD4 just has HDMI.
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You can get a GA-Z68XP-UD3P for 165$ @ Newegg.
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GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 have 12 phases 8+4 i guess
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GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 have 12 phases 8+4 i guess
Hmmm I'm not saying you're wrong...but the database at the top of this forum lists it as 6+1.

I own one, and also the ASUS in my sig, voltage handling is definitely more robust and stable on the ASUS.
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ok i don't really know/understand the topic of "phase" on mobos...why do i care how many there are? I know it has to do with overclocking...but what exactly?

I am planning on overclocking the CPU...but nothing crazy...if possible i rather leave it on stock volt...need to research more on a safe/stable OC for i7 2600k.

EDIT: If I can get close to 4.5 i'd be happy...think i might need to increase volt tho. RIP Q6600.
Edited by malikq86 - 10/30/11 at 9:04am
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post #26 of 26
i got the 80 off deal from micro 3 days ago and got the z68 asrock extreme4 gen 3. couldnt be happier. i dont think its part of the official promotion but i just told em it worked online and they popped it in.
    
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