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Finally comes down to a decision... Asrock p67 extreme 4 vs Gigabyte ud4 b3

post #1 of 34
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I need to choose and buy one or the other within the next 4 hours or i am screwed. I won't have any money then (don't ask) but i have a time limit before my funds are taken.
so choose and discuss on which one would be better in your opinion


Choose between either one

So far the score is

Asrock
6

ud4
3

(asrock seems to be pulling away)
Edited by badatgames18 - 3/18/11 at 8:26am
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Usage? Crossfire/SLi?

If crossfire/sli I have to recommend the AsRock as you get the 8x/8x vs. 16x/4x on the Giga
post #3 of 34
The asrock supposedly can clock better according to the research my roommate did on them when he was making the exact same decision. And also anything above 8 phases is good under almost any circumstances.
Edited by killeraxemannic - 3/17/11 at 2:27pm
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One vote for the ASRock Extreme 4 . I did my research and i went with it over P8P67 Pro and other boards in similar price range.
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I can't comment on the ASrock bds as I've never owned one, but I have owned a couple Gigabyte bds and they are top-rate, high quality, reliable motherboards. I've never had to RMA one..... yet!

I personally favor more power phases for better overclocking stabilty. Quality VRM's are just as important too. As far as the PCIe lanes, I don't think you would notice much of a difference between 8x/8x or 16x/4x
post #6 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by mike44njdevils View Post
Usage? Crossfire/SLi?

If crossfire/sli I have to recommend the AsRock as you get the 8x/8x vs. 16x/4x on the Giga
thahts not true. both are 8x/8x

ud4 has style too
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post #7 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by grassh0ppa View Post
thahts not true. both are 8x/8x

ud4 has style too


In THAT case, it basically up to you what you want. I'm partial to the AsRock boards, but my reason for the recommendation just got skunked

The UD4 does look nice too
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i have the haf 932 case with the cheesy looking security glass that you could barley see through.... urgh!! having a good looking motherboard is no use if you can't see it.

Mind you it's lit up by only one cold cathode
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Grab the one that costs less.
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post #10 of 34
I opted for the Extreme6. What a nice board and nice features. Overclocks like a champ too. So I would go for extreme 4.
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