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Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P
5.6 out of 10

Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P

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Overall 9
Value for money 10
Construction 10
Functionality 9
Appearance 10

Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P DDR2 P45 Motherboard

Benchmark Reviews
24 February 2009
  • Conclusion: The packaging of the Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P is completely in tune with its mid-level standing in the universe of motherboards. It's bright, catchy, covered in diagrams and text describing its major differentiating features.
  • Pros: Outstanding BIOS - designed for overclockers!, Silent-Pipe design improves P45 Northbridge thermal stability, Value priced for the features and capability, DDR2 1366, memory support (via OC), Supports 45nm processors with standard 1600MHz FSB, Ultra Durable 3 package w/ high-quality power compone...
  • Cons: Only one PCI Express 16-lane (16 GBps) interface, CMOS Reset Header should be a switch, Complicated BIOS for novice overclockers, Lacks SLI support
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Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P - P45 at its Finest

18 February 2009
  • Conclusion: Final Words The mainstream motherboard market is unbelievably competitive at this time. The breadth and quality of motherboards available in the $85~$135 price range is just remarkable.
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Overall 9

Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Review

17 November 2008
  • Conclusion: With high-end dual-GPU motherboards slowly rising in price, it’s getting harder and harder to find a good motherboard for less than $150. The latest flagship motherboards often sell for $300 or more! Therefore the EP45-UD3P is a refreshing surprise from Gigabyte.
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Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P

15 November 2008
  • Conclusion: The Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P is probably the best motherboard to date for any penny-pincher enthusiast. Its performance is on par with boards selling at twice of asking price (the EVGA 790i FTW that was tested) and yet it has a much lower power consumption.
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Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard Review

Hardware Canucks
28 February 2009
  • Conclusion: In the ultra-competitive mainstream motherboard market, Gigabyte's challenge was to create a new P45 model that would stand above the rest. Have they succeed? Well let's compare the EP45-UD3P to its closest competitor, the ASUS P5Q PRO .
  • Pros: - Excellent layout., - Great cooling system., - Impressive overclocking potential., - CrossFire support., - Fantastic BIOS options., - Load-Line Calibration now available., - EasyTune6., - Price (in the United States).
  • Cons: - Price (in Canada)., - Immature BIOS prevents maximum FSB overclock.
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Overall 8
Features 8
Performance 10
Build quality 10


PC Authority
27 February 2009
  • Summary: An extremely good P45 board with nearly all the trimmings!
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Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P (Intel P45)

Hardware Zone
13 January 2009
  • Conclusion: Of the features that Gigabyte has added to its motherboards in the past, having more copper content in the PCB will probably not spark a wave of similar moves by other vendors. The benefits of having the extra copper are hard to quantify, though Gigabyte naturally considers the Ultra Durable 3...
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Overall 8

Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P

21 December 2010
  • Conclusion: Tylko jedna literka w oznaczeniu dzieli tą płytę od testowanie nieco wcześniej EP-45-UD3R, ale w rzeczywistości mogą one zainteresować nieco inne grupy odbiorców. EP-45-UD3P w pełni wykorzystuje możliwości chipsetu będącego jej sercem – Intel P45.
  • Pros: Wysoka jakość wykonania, Bardzo duża liczna złącz i gniazd
  • Cons: Czasem kapryśny system oszczędzania energii
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Gigabyte EP45-UD3P

5 December 2008
  • Conclusion: Como observamos a través de esta revisión, la placa se comportó de manera aceptable, tomando en cuenta que las series UD3 es la hermana menor de la Serie Extreme, siendo esta la principal razón de porque la placa no alcanzó los niveles de overclock que vimos en su hermana EP45 Extreme.
  • Pros: - Buen empaque, completo manual y cables SATA., - Buen precio / rendimiento., - Fácil de Overclockear., - Tecnología de punta para ser una placa madre medio-alto.
  • Cons: - Mala ubicación de la ranura PCIe primaria, puede molestar con las ranuras de las memorias RAM., - Si se opta por una configuración CrossFire los conectores SATA quedan mal ubicados, influyendo también en la ultima ranura PCI, quedando inutilizable.
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Test: Gigabyte EP45-UD3P

25 November 2008
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