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Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P
5.1 out of 10

Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P

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Overall 10
10

Still Going strong

Willie M., Newegg
25 January 2016
  • Summary: I don't use this board in any of my main rigs, but I keep it around for testing. I've probably owned 15 or so boards over the years, and this is one of my all time favs; the best LGA775 board in my opinion.
  • Pros: Good choice for OSX
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
10

Still going strong

Daniel W., Newegg
26 December 2015
  • Summary: I have had this motherboard for a very very long time. I am still using it today in my home media server. I've done almost everything you can think of with it: watercooled, running Xeon X5460 OC to 4.5GHz, R9 290X (now a GTX 660 since its just a server, 8 GB of OCZ Reaper RAM, and a PCI-E Sata 3...
  • Pros: -Reliable -Lot of Sata ports -OC very good -Xeon compatible with modded BIOS -Still able to keep up
  • Cons: -Sata 2 unless you use Sata 3 card -8GB max RAM -Outdated by todays standards, but still running strong
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Overall 10
10

Solid Motherboard

Adam J., Newegg
11 November 2015
  • Pros: Excellent Bios, allows you to OC very easily and monitor all things going on within the computer Have had this Mobo over 5 years and have never had an issue with it, very stable and solid throughout. Onboard sound is above average, have been able to use it and get a decent sound without buying a ...
  • Cons: Not owning one
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Overall 10
10

Still working since 2009

Roy A., Newegg
28 September 2015
  • Pros: Board is still running 24x7 since I bought it in 2009. I only ordered a NIC because the onboard NIC is acting finnicky.
  • Cons: Nothing
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Overall 10
10

Great Motherboard

William T., Newegg
17 May 2015
  • Summary: I wish I my newer rig was this stable, maybe it's Windows 8.1, who knows.
  • Pros: I have had this board up and running with 16gb RAM, an Intel Q9650 proc, dual 150gb raptor drives in RAID 0 for the boot drive and dual 9600GT video cards running 3 monitors for over 6 years now. Great setup and it keeps on running strong. Running Windows 7.
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
10

Really amazing product

Anonymous, Newegg
11 January 2015
  • Summary: Used with 8GB ram and E8400/Q85\8400 Intel.
  • Pros: Had this board this 2009 and have zero issues. Everything is still 100% functioning.
  • Cons: There are plenty of things I could have wished this board had but then I shouldn't have bought it if I wanted those things right? But the stand out is no Nvidia SLI. At the time I didn't care because I was running Crossfire. But later I ended up using a hack to get SLI. But that's a long story....
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Overall 8
8.0

GA-EP45-UD3P

Paul B., Newegg
3 November 2014
  • Summary: I dont plan to upgrade MB anytime soon but would love to try out Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD. However, I'm not sure how much extra performance I would gain and if it would justify the cost.....probably not.
  • Pros: If you have this MB and are looking to upgrade to SSD SATA3 consider this; Just upgraded to SATA III with inexpensive controller from SYBA SD-PEX40054 based on Marvell chipset purchased here on newegg. Works great, SSD speed has doubled in ATTO benchmark with latest drivers from SYBA to 526/532 M...
  • Cons: Bios screen when set in AHCI RAID mode (SSD mode) taking too long to load in my opinion, slowing overall pc boot time. I was never able to reasonably OC this with Q9550 C0 and Muschkin 1066 memory, otherwise a solid performer for my needs.
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Overall 10
10

Solid Motherboard

Jereme M., Newegg
12 September 2014
  • Summary: This motherboard is a feature-rich and is a good, solid, tough piece of engineering. A Core2 Quad Q9550 CPU was overclocked and stayed stable without any degradation (no uptick in voltage) for 5 years (3.61 GHz @ 1.268V).
  • Pros: - Tough and durable board as their advertising indicates - No signs of degradation - Has older connectors for legacy devices - Tons of features - Stays cool
  • Cons: - BIOS settings have some limitations (if you overclock a lot like I do with several CPUs over the years) but not bad enough to drop an egg - A little finicky with overclocking memory (and somewhat limited options in BIOS)
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Tracy J., Newegg
8 October 2013
  • Pros: I have had this board for roughly 3 yrs. I bought it used. I have been running my Q9550 at 3.91 ghz for 2 of those 3 years and the board is still Rock Solid. Paired with a GTX 780 and my 8 GB of GSkill RAM, I don't plan on upgrading for a while yet. This board and setup may not keep up with the n...
  • Cons: none. even if an overclock doesn't work this board will still easily let you in the Bios to let you try it again.
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Overall 10
10

BEST EVER

Jason B., Newegg
29 August 2013
  • Pros: ummm still using this board as i type this. I do plan on upgrading, but this board is still rock solid. Best board i have ever owned.
  • Cons: none
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