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[POLL] P67A-UD4 VS P8P67(M) Pro

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  • 17% (4)
    P8P67-M Pro w/FT03
  • 30% (7)
    P8P67 Pro w/Phantom
  • 52% (12)
    P67A-UD4 w/Phantom
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post #1 of 13
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I'm building a new system, but I've come at a crossroad. Either get a UD4 for $190 and a full tower case (i.e. NZXT Phantom) or a P8P67 Pro with the same case OR a P8P67-M Pro with a smaller case (i.e. Silverstone FT03.)

All three options yield almost the same price, give or take about $40. At that range it really doesn't matter, I just would like to know because from what I understand the UD4 won't SLI or Crossfire, so then what would be the point of getting a full tower.
post #2 of 13
The UD4 does both SLI and crossfire at 8x/8x, as does the Pro. The M-Pro is micro-ATX, so unless you are building in confining case, don't bother.

Edit: Go with whichever is cheapest (of the UD4 and Pro) or which board you think is most suited to the case you are getting.
Edited by KittensMewMew - 1/21/11 at 10:11am
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post #3 of 13
I got the P8P67-M Pro and I'm loving it so far, very good choice if you decide to go mATX (probably the best choice right now in terms of mATX boards). Check out the build log in my sig and you can see what you would have to work with.
 
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post #4 of 13
if you dont want to feel ripped off get UD4
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post #5 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by puffsNasco View Post
if you dont want to feel ripped off get UD4
lol

I just exchanged my unopened P8P67 WS Revo with an UD4.

I think Gigabyte is the way to go.
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post #6 of 13
just beware there are some stupid BIOS options you need to know before OCing, and you also need the latest BIOS if you get the UD4. But don't worry we are very close to an official release BIOS.
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I like my Gigabyte!
    
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post #8 of 13
Go with the pro, you will get more sata ports and uefi
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post #9 of 13
more useless marvell ports... and uefi will be coming to mainstream GB boards. For GB OC only boards a new line will have no UEFI on purpose.

Someone once said at XS: UEFI is like driving a an automatic transmission, real men drive stick aka non uefi. I have a uefi mobo right here, and i don't really like it. Pain in the ass using a mouse, I like the quickness of a keyboard especially for RAm timings, holy ****, i hate clicking.
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post
more useless marvell ports... and uefi will be coming to mainstream GB boards. For GB OC only boards a new line will have no UEFI on purpose.

Someone once said at XS: UEFI is like driving a an automatic transmission, real men drive stick aka non uefi. I have a uefi mobo right here, and i don't really like it. Pain in the ass using a mouse, I like the quickness of a keyboard especially for RAm timings, holy ****, i hate clicking.
I have to agree with the 100%, I dont care for UEFI at all. The only reason I got the P8P67-M Pro is because it had the most features at launch namely sli (for mATX boards).
 
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