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No, I'm just going to keep my MB ... I really don't need the other sata ports
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I would like to share that I also had the UD7 and it was a pain in the ass to OC with. I might've had a bad board, though, as it would frequently fail to post at even 4.5GHz with everything pretty much on auto except the ram. I am eagerly awaiting an email from TigerDirect telling me my MEIV is on the way. I knew I should have gone Asus in the first place, but all I heard were good things about GB.
Sin made an awesome guide and it did help me a lot , but alas, the board was very finicky for my tastes when it comes to OCing. A lot of people have just dealt with the issues the board comes with when manipulating BIOS settings, where most of the issues seem to be.
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Thinking of changing from UD7 to Asus Maximus Extreme IV myself, not sure yet though.
I WILL be doing this for sure!!!!
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I was thinking going with the ud7 but now I'm thinking the rampage iv would be a better bet. I think it is about $80 more than the ud5 so that's not to much out of pocket after I return the ud5
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i will be steering clear of Gigabyte boards in the future, i have never had problems like this with MSI or Asus, never did i have 1 problem with my MSI board, it was simple, no dual bios checksum errors, no random reboot cycles from enabling or disabling certain BIOS functions etc. This UD7 gave me nightmares. I LOVE overclocking and this board makes the hassles and time consumption of overclocking even harder to bear.
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Personally i think ill hold onto my P8P67 for side use, but I think im going to upgrade to the Maximus IV when they become available again.
This is a good option. newegg is offering a full refund. I may just buy this board when it comes out and rmaing the bad board later.
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post #27 of 30
I'll be getting a new version of the same board, the ASRock P67 Pro3. I'm quite satisfied with its performance in general, and its overclock of my 2500K to 4.8GHz. It boots at up to 5.2GHz and runs fine if loaded, but hard-locks or BSODs when not loaded.

I'll probably buy the new board, install and test it for a few days, then RMA the old board. I want to minimize my down time.
post #28 of 30
If microcenter will send me a new one before I ship them the current one....sure, as long as it doesn't cause me downtime
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post #29 of 30
It's a tough call. I really like my Gigabyte board now that I've figured out most of the quirks. None of the quirks are actually that bad here, except that I still can't overclock my memory. So while the Gigabyte boards seem to have their quirks, I've heard of sooooooooo many Asus boards being returned. I think I'll be sticking with Gigabyte and pray they improve the BIOS.
    
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It's a tough call. I really like my Gigabyte board now that I've figured out most of the quirks. None of the quirks are actually that bad here, except that I still can't overclock my memory. So while the Gigabyte boards seem to have their quirks, I've heard of sooooooooo many Asus boards being returned. I think I'll be sticking with Gigabyte and pray they improve the BIOS.
I wish i had your patience, but i cant stand whenever i mess with CPU PLL it goes into a boot cycle and wont post for at least 3 reboots, sometimes six!
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