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Hi all,

I own an older gigabyte mobo for socket 775, GA-965P-DQ6, and I am very satisfied with the product. Now that I plan an upgrade to my system I think to buy this motherboard. Few questions I have. Obviously you own this mobo and you can share your general opinion about it as you have tested it.

Do you think that this mobo has a good performace/price ratio? What about quality? Do you have any problems with it? Does it overclock well? What's your general opinion about it? Would you buy again a gigabyte mobo based on your experience with this one?

Thank you guys , you are the best overclocking community
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The UD7 is a high and easy overclocker, thick and solid board, easy to work with and keep cool, has plenty of slots and plugs for expansion, and has awesome support in forums. Here are some very good UD5 and UD9 reviews and all of the UD7 reviews are in the first post. Hope that helps.
Here's my answer from a few posts back. Others may wish to answer and/or elaborate.
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...There's no degradation at all. High end cards don't even saturate 8x, so you're good.
Hi and thanks for your reply!

Do you have an idea about how much of the 8x PCI Express uses a 5970?
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Hi and thanks for your reply!

Do you have an idea about how much of the 8x PCI Express uses a 5970?
I've only ever seen a few frames difference @ 2560x1600 resolutions when x16 and x8 are compared and I take that with a grain of salt. @ 1920x1080 there's no difference. It's very safe to say that the 5970 is not going to saturate that x8 PCI-E lane.
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Only 3, from what I understand, but you could get a EVGA GeForce GTX 275 CO-OP using the built in GTS 250 as your PhysX card.
hah funny thing about that..ended up talking myself into getting a 260 for dedicated physX.. went to EVGa's website to take a look at the Bstock. Noticed that the 260's were going for the exact same price as a 460.....long story short ended up with a 460 for a physX processor... guess ill have to be folding on that gpu while im playing games without physX
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i've only ever seen a few frames difference @ 2560x1600 resolutions when x16 and x8 are compared and i take that with a grain of salt. @ 1920x1080 there's no difference. it's very safe to say that the 5970 is not going to saturate that x8 pci-e lane.
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hah funny thing about that..ended up talking myself into getting a 260 for dedicated physX.. went to EVGa's website to take a look at the Bstock. Noticed that the 260's were going for the exact same price as a 460.....long story short ended up with a 460 for a physX processor... guess ill have to be folding on that gpu while im playing games without physX
Sounds like a good plan.

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Looking good! Just need porkchop1337 on the validation.
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im trying to get this to work but its not updateing my name as porkchop. ok fixed it

Edited by porkchop1337 - 10/10/10 at 3:47am
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im trying to get this to work but its not updateing my name as porkchop
You may need a different e-mail address. See here.
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