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I haven't run large FFTs. Honestly, I've never used large FFTs on a single build. I'm just not interested in a test that serves no real-world purpose other than to generate a ton of heat.

I can if you want, if I find the time. I'm moving it to a HAF 922 with an H5O tomorrow. I may push for 500FSB just for ****es.
P95 LARGE FFT separates little boys from the men..

When OCing a C2Q it is essential as it would give you error if your OC is unstable (low vNB,vFSB or inacurate CPU Referenece voltage)..

In order to be P95 Large FFT sttable (at least 6h) you need to finetune vNB,vFSB and especially CPU Ref voltage..

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I haven't run large FFTs. Honestly, I've never used large FFTs on a single build. I'm just not interested in a test that serves no real-world purpose other than to generate a ton of heat.

I can if you want, if I find the time. I'm moving it to a HAF 922 with an H5O tomorrow. I may push for 500FSB just for ****es.
Yes, please use Prime 95 Large FFT's... I wanna see if you are stable at those high FSB when overclocking a Quad Core in that motherboard. Does the EP45 UD3L have GTL settings for CPU?
    
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Does the EP45 UD3L have GTL settings for CPU?
Yes it does have it and it's labeled as CPU Reference voltage and it's being tuned like Vcore in mV..

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Yes it does have it and it's labeled as CPU Reference voltage and it's being tuned like Vcore in mV..

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One or two of them?
    
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I built a computer for a friend of mine using a q8300 and once he got a good CPU cooler, I OCed it to 3.4 with pretty much no effort. Vcore is at 1.35 and its 100% stable runs at 60c under max load on air. If I had spent more time OCing I think I definitely could have gotten 3.6 or higher, but its only running a geforce 250 so 3.4 is fine.
    
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One or two of them?
One just like every Gigabyte mobo does..(UD3P,UD3R etc)

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In this review of the EP45 UD3L I can only see one CPU GTL setting. However, it may be that the reviewer is using a Dual Core CPU, and because of that only one CPU GTL setting is showing up?

    
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One just like every Gigabyte mobo does..(UD3P,UD3R etc)

CHEERS..
Just one? How can they finetune Quad overclocking with only one GTL setting?
    
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One just like every Gigabyte mobo does..(UD3P,UD3R etc)
I have already answered it for you..

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Just one? How can they finetune Quad overclocking with only one GTL setting?
Becouse it's super precise in mV and it does not depend on vFSB setting like on other mobos with GTL multipliers..

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I have already answered it for you..



Becouse it's super precise in mV and it does not depend on vFSB setting like on other mobos with GTL multipliers..

CHEERS..
Thank you for your answer.

It annoys me that this cheap EP45-UD3L is a better Quad overclocker VS our P5Q Pro and Pro Turbo. It is not fair

I'm not surprised, seeing as my cheap GA-P35 DS3R was known as one of the best P35 overclockers. Even though it was cheap (Not the cheapest, but on the lower scale). Even today it overclocks very well when compared to many P45 motherboards. It does not have GTL settings though. Few P35 motherboards had that setting.
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