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Title says it all !confused:
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I've heard that the Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS3L has some issues (not sure what). It's not of the same quality as it's predecessor the GA-P35-DS3L. Also, the Bloodiron has better features (ICH9R!). Thus, my pick would be the DFI.
    
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get a P45, maximus II ftw.

But if its between those 2 then get the blood iron for highly detailed overclocks.
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i have heard that to ! so if i get the ds3l i'll get the older one ! what about GA-EP45-DS3L its only 30$ more than the ds3l !??
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post #5 of 17
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Originally Posted by Shingetsu View Post
get a P45, maximus II ftw.

But if its between those 2 then get the blood iron for highly detailed overclocks.
LOL... yeah, a mobo that's more expensive than the two combined might indeed be better

Don't know too much about the EP45 version. I think that might be a very nice board also.
    
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maximus II is just not in my budget ! I OC so i can pay less !
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post #7 of 17
Gigabyte boards are more simple. If you are a beginner to overclocking then by all means go for the DS3L. DFI have crazy bios options.
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post #8 of 17
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I only have OCed P5K boards for my self and friends ! So never tried any other board !
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post #9 of 17
If it's definitely between those two... the Blood Iron.
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post #10 of 17
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no ideas about GA-EP45-DS3L ?
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