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3! Asus Pro's dead. Which replacement board?

Poll Results: Which 1155 board?

 
  • 28% (4)
    Gigabyte UD3P
  • 35% (5)
    Gigabyte UD4
  • 7% (1)
    Biostar XE
  • 28% (4)
    Other
14 Total Votes  
post #1 of 15
Thread Starter 
So after 3 boards of the Asus Pro I am done with Asus forever. I had about one day of one working board.

Which board is the best replacement? I'm looking for a solid board that doesn't have 100 problems.

I'm looking at these 3:

(My budget has gone down slightly with all the return shipping costs, etc)

Biostar:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138289

Gigabyte UD4:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128463

Gigabyte UD3P:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128462

Is the UD4 worth it over the UD3P? I'm leaning towards Biostar at the moment, but I'm feeling like Gigabyte might have more support later on in the board's life cycle.


+Reps for good responses.
Edited by cory1234 - 1/28/11 at 4:16pm
post #2 of 15
Weird issues with that board. Mine came with a bad temp sensor so I sent it back and went back to 1366
    
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post #3 of 15
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Originally Posted by Suprcynic View Post
Weird issues with that board. Mine came with a bad temp sensor so I sent it back and went back to 1366
Only one of mine actually booted into bios t.t.
post #4 of 15
I voted for the Biostar because Biostar boards are rock solid and great overclockers. So far ive been keeping up with the P67 boards here & hardocp & it seems Biostar has been the most solid of the bunch so far.

They are having so many issues with the Asus boards that an Official Asus Rep has a thread going over at hardocp to try and fix all the bugs.
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post #5 of 15
I love my UD4. Voted for that. However, I could not figure much difference between the UD3 and the UD4 other than SLI compatibility (only on the UD4). I'd look a little harder though.

Getting to 4.6 on the UD4 was as follows:

load line calibration: enabled

Multi: 46

win
Edited by Axon14 - 1/28/11 at 3:02pm
    
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post #7 of 15
I nominate MSI's P67A-GD55 or 65! The 55 is actually uber cheap atm.
post #8 of 15
Go with the UD4 if your going to utilize mutli gpu setups. If your a single card guy, go with the ud3p. They are the exact same board, and that is the only noticeable difference.
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post #9 of 15
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About to buy in 15 minutes. Moar votes and reasons why "X" board is the best price/performance.plz .

Can the Gigabyte's be overclocked with speedstep enabled?
post #10 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by cory1234 View Post
About to buy in 15 minutes. Moar votes and reasons why "X" board is the best price/performance.plz .

Can the Gigabyte's be overclocked with speedstep enabled?
The gigabyte boards are awesome with overclocking. I have all the power saving features enabled and I'm at 4.6ghz on my 2500k.
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