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EVGA 750i FTW or GIGABYTE EP45-UD3P?

post #1 of 19
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hey guys i just bought a new GIGABYTE EP45-UD3P motherboard to replace my old EVGA 680i motherboard that was broken. I RMA'd the 680i and they sent me a new 750i FTW edition SLI motherboard. I just bought the new GTX260 core 216 also. Do you think I should Keep the 750i SLI FTW and replace the new GIGABYTE board?
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post #2 of 19
Sell the 750i here and keep the EP45.
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post #3 of 19
You want the 750i FTW, solely because it is "For The Win". *JaKe*
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post #4 of 19
what the other guy said haha sell the 750i here adn keep the gigabyte
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post #5 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by dcshoejake View Post
You want the 750i FTW, solely because it is "For The Win". *JaKe*
lol nice
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post #6 of 19
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haha but you can sli the 750i and it looks so damn sexy
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post #7 of 19
depends, do you want to SLI that 260?
if not, keep the UD3P, i have one and its a crazy overclocker!
either way, you will make some cash
post #8 of 19
750i is a great board but the reviews i read about the EP45-UD3P are better
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post #9 of 19
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yeah i know im afraid if i keep the 750i i wont be able to overclock as high cause vdroop and i dont want to do pencil mod. i have the ud3p right now with LLC enabled and at 3.8 rock solid.
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post #10 of 19
I own both. The only way I would suggest you keep the FTW is if you intend to SLI and get another card. Otherwise the Gigabyte eats it for breakfast...
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