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if you do you will have quite possably the best 775 board ever made m8

it would allow you to get the most out of your 8400 and if you did go for a quad it would do the same for that.

i got mine as i got this quad for cheap (in the end it cost me 2hours time, my old e8200 and 28p) and my old p35 let it down.



what do you think? im getting there

come on 4.5ghz you know you can do it

edit

back on f11 btw
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Oh you will get 4.5 for sure marsey!
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Hey Marsey99---I am glad to hear that you like your 500 Gb Samsung F3. I am expecting to get mine today or tomorrow-plan on installing this weekend. I am thinking it will help out until prices drop on SSDs. Then I can use it for storage/ backup and use a SSD for OS and daily apps
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denny im made up with it man, its as fast on its own as my 2 spin points are in raid

i will be getting another as soon as to stripe them and se how that goes

im in no rush for a ssd tbh, i wanted one at first but now after seeing a few peoples performace drop after 6 months or so im not too sure i want to sink that kinda money into one not when i can get performance in the same ball park from £60's worth of "normal" drives and much more space.
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hey guys,

i just picked up an EP45-UD3P, upgraded from an ASUS P5K... since this board is brand new i am assuming i should have the newest revision, v1.6, i believe, should i flash to the newest BIOS right away?
    
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denny im made up with it man, its as fast on its own as my 2 spin points are in raid

i will be getting another as soon as to stripe them and se how that goes

im in no rush for a ssd tbh, i wanted one at first but now after seeing a few peoples performace drop after 6 months or so im not too sure i want to sink that kinda money into one not when i can get performance in the same ball park from £60's worth of "normal" drives and much more space.
My sentiments exactly^^^^ I am betting that this time next year the SSDs will have dramatic improvements and the cost basis/ gb will also be acceptable

Good luck with your raid--but I don't think I will go that way-one is enough

edit --did you short stroke it?
Edited by dennyb - 12/10/09 at 9:30am
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is it okay to buy just any revision? or 1.6 rev is really a must?
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is it okay to buy just any revision? or 1.6 rev is really a must?
I don't think it makes much difference for most folks,as they are all very good. Some of the guys into high benching --Andresergio- like the original board better than the later revisions. I have the 2nd one (1.1 ) I think and it is fine as well
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hey guys,

i just picked up an EP45-UD3P, upgraded from an ASUS P5K... since this board is brand new i am assuming i should have the newest revision, v1.6, i believe, should i flash to the newest BIOS right away?
I don't think it is a must.
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denny im made up with it man, its as fast on its own as my 2 spin points are in raid

i will be getting another as soon as to stripe them and se how that goes

im in no rush for a ssd tbh, i wanted one at first but now after seeing a few peoples performace drop after 6 months or so im not too sure i want to sink that kinda money into one not when i can get performance in the same ball park from £60's worth of "normal" drives and much more space.
I would totally get the Spinpoint F3's, but I've already got a Caviar Black
Huge WD fan as well

SSDs should go down in price soon enough (my guess is halfway through next year?)
What I really want is one of those Kingston 40GB SSDs so I can put my OS on it and then gloat when it boots up in .03 seconds!!!
SSD isn't worth it at the moment, so I'm just gonna hold off for now.

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hey guys,

i just picked up an EP45-UD3P, upgraded from an ASUS P5K... since this board is brand new i am assuming i should have the newest revision, v1.6, i believe, should i flash to the newest BIOS right away?
See reply to squall325

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is it okay to buy just any revision? or 1.6 rev is really a must?
I don't even think that there's that much of a noticeable difference between the board revisions. Just be sure to snag the BIOS that are right for your board revision
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