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Which Gigabyte FM2 board?

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Anyone have any experience with either or maybe both of these Gigabyte FM2 motherboards?
Im planning a new build to replace my current rig and want to give the APU's a try. Looking at the A10-6800K as my processsor and want to pair it with a good MB.
I just replaced my wifes AM2 setup with a Gigabyte FM2 F2MA55-HD2 MB and a A4-5300 Trinity APU and really like how it turned out. I have read a lot of reviews on a lot of MB's and these 2 just stand out to me.

Please let me know your thoughts on them.

Thanks

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128577

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128566
Edited by By-Tor - 6/28/13 at 2:49pm
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If you plan on doing some serious overclocking then get the UP4.
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