I used the Giga UD4P in a recent build and it is a nice motherboard. Your original build is a good one, it's just that we'd be remiss if we didn't point out other deals or options that you might go for at about the same budget. We're just doing our jobs!
well originally i was gonna go with the phenom 2 x4 940 with that setup but then decided that i dont really need a quad core i mean i dont do anything thats gonna need 4 cores so then i decided to go with the phenom 550 also saved me some money by doing that. now i can buy a nice cpu cooler for it and overclock it. Cuz i mostly just play games and search the web, burn movies, download shyt, and stuff like that. I dont really use any big softwares that would put a huge load on my pc. you know so then why go with the quad. thanks for deal comobs it never hurts to take a look
For under $500 that's a dang good job. Just a few months ago a rig with such a budget would be more constrained to a board with a single PCI-E slot and a less capable CPU. I recommend getting a Rifle cooler to help you overclock that CPU and also some thermal silver.
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My WoW Gaming rig
CPU: AMD Phenom II X2 550 BE
MoBo: GIGABYTE GA-MA790XT-UD4P AM3 DDR3 AMD 790X ATX
Mem: OCZ OCZ3P13334GK 4gb kit (2gb x 2) 1333mhz 7-7-7-20 240-pin DDR3
PSU: OCZ ModXStream Pro OCZ700MXSP 700W ATX12V V2.2
VC: MSI N9800GT-T2D512-OC V2 GeForce 9800 GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3
HD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB OEM
DVDROM: Sony Optiarc Black 24X Rewritable Drive - OEM
CASE: Antec 900
Newegg Reviewed By: Westmassguy on 7/8/2009 Tech Level: high - Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
This user purchased this item from Newegg
Pros: Setup was a breeze. Once the BIOS were flashed, my PII X2 550 unlocked and the rest is history.
Other Thoughts: Quality parts all around. CPU cooler mount has a real metal backplate.
Gigabyte GA-MA790XT-UD4P Phenom II X2 550 unlocked to X4 @ 3.9 GHz
TR Ultra 120 Extreme w/ 2 x Scyth S-Flex push/pull
G Skill F3-12800CL9-4GBNQ
PC Power and Cooling 510-XE
Windows 7 X64
ight thanks and also how do i know if my memory is running at 1066 i bought one thats 1066 just how do i know if its running at 1066 and also what are some good temp programs i have speed fan cpu z hw monitor and easy tune 6 and all of them show diff temeratures from each other. Accept speed fan and hw monitor has close temps. for now i believe hw monitor but if u have any other good ones that be great and ones that work for sure. Also how can i regulate the fan rpms i connected straight to the motherboard and the fan has 3 wires coming out so im guessing ones is for speed control and what software can i use to do that.