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Have all my upgrades in cart and ready to buy, but before I do I'd like someone to tell me what's different between these two boards

GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD4

GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD3P

Is the extra $30 worth it?
    
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I don't think the extra $30 is worth it.
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Really the only difference is an extra 4 power phases on the ud4.

If your not going to miss coaxial audio output, and don't use esata, get the ud3p.
    
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Originally Posted by SMK View Post

Really the only difference is an extra 4 power phases on the ud4.
If your not going to miss coaxial audio output, and don't use esata, get the ud3p.

I would agree with this.
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After researching and checking reviews and even SEARCHING these forums, there seems to be an ongoing bootcycle issue with the UD3P.
Just an FYI, I plan to get the UD4 because it doesnt seem to be a common issue on that model.

proof:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1154900/help-boot-cycling-ga-z68xp-ud3p
http://www.overclock.net/t/1128603/first-time-builder-having-some-trouble/30 (last page)

Check reviews man.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128506

Hope this helps.
Edited by rprice06 - 11/11/11 at 9:25am
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