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GIGABYTE Z87X-OC VS Z87X-UD5H

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Hey! I have a question which should I get the GIGABYTE Z87X-OC or the Z87X-UD5H. I'm in to overclocking, gaming, and daily usage.
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You should purchase the OC if you are into extreme overclocking like LN2 and high end stuff like that. Otherwise, the UD5 should serve you just fine.
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I used gigabytes comparing and found out that they were almost the same but the OC has more buttons but it does not have as many Sata ports and a that good of a on board sound system as the UD5H .
Edited by Nexo - 6/9/13 at 7:54pm
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This is due the statements that I made, the OC is designed for extreme overclockers. Like 6GHz on LN2. The board even runs voltage through the components to keep it warm when there is an LN2 pot on the CPU.
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I'm going to go with the OC then smile.gif may want to do some hard overclocking.
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Nice, have fun! thumb.gif
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Thanks
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BTW the UD5H has ton more connectivity, like dual NICs and more SATA. But the OC is really a very nice bargain. You will ge the same CPU and close to the same memory OC on the UD5H, but expect BCLk and LN2 OC to be much easier on the OC, also expect Ln2 OC BIOSes for the OC.
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BTW the UD5H has ton more connectivity, like dual NICs and more SATA. But the OC is really a very nice bargain. You will ge the same CPU and close to the same memory OC on the UD5H, but expect BCLk and LN2 OC to be much easier on the OC, also expect Ln2 OC BIOSes for the OC.
I don't need that much connectors like sata lol
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yea I can't see many people needing that many SATA ports either
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