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Tuesday, 25 November 2008 15:05

Gigabyte's EP45-UD3P does well - 2 Features, Testbed

Written by Eliot Kucharik

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Review: Stylish in blue and a good all rounder




Features:
Intel P45/iCH10R
6-phase VRM
Realtek ALC889A
Realtek RTL8111C x2 PCIe Gb LAN controller
JMB363 SATA II RAID 0, 1/IDE controller
ITE IT8718F-S super I/O controller
TI TSB43AB23 Firewire controller
ICS9LPRS914EKLF clock generator
passive cooling of chipsets/VRM
8Mb BIOS, version F5
Mainboard Revision: 1.0

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Slots:
2x PCIe 2.0 x16
3x PCIe x1
2x PCI

Memory:
4x Dual-Channel DDR2-slots for PC2-6400U memory up to 8GB

Storage:
6-Port SATA II featuring RAID 0, 1, 5, 0+1, JBOD
1-Port IDE
2-Port SATA II RAID 0,1, 0+1, JBOD

Backpanel ports:
1x PS/2 keyboard
1x PS/2 mouse
2x Gb LAN
8x USB 2.0
2x Firewire
7.1 analog output
1x SP/DIF digital out
1x SP/DIF coaxial out

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Accessories:
4x SATA cable (2 angeled 90°)
1x eSATA bracket with 2x eSATA & 1x HDD power
1x eSATA cable
1x HDD power of SATA power
1x Floppy cable
1x IDE cable


BIOS features:
Bus Speeds: Auto, 100MHz to 1200MHz in 1MHz increments
Memory Ratios: Auto, fixed ratios: 1:1, 1:1.2, 1:1.25, 1.50, 1.60, 1.66, 1:2 depending on FSB/strap
FSB Strap: hidden, linked with Memory Ratio, 200MHz, 266MHz, 333MHz, 400MHz
DRAM command rate: Auto, 1T, 2T
DRAM timing control: Auto, manual
PCIe Frequency: Auto, 90 to 150 MHz in 1MHz increments
CPU Clock Multiplier: Auto, manual
Core 2 Duo: 6x-11x in 0.5x increments - Core-2 Duo, downwards unlocked
Core 2 Extreme: 6x-16X, downwards unlocked
CPU Voltage: auto, 0.5000V to 1.6000V in 0.00625V increments, 1.60V to 2.30V in 0.02V increments
CPU PLL Voltage: Auto, 1.05V to 1.50V in 0.05V increments, 1.57V to 2.81V in 0.02V increments
DRAM Voltage: Auto, normal, 1.45V to 1.80V in 0.05V increments, 1.80V to 3.04V in 0.02V increments 
FSB Termination Voltage: Auto, normal, 1.10V, 1.20V to 1.70V in 0.02V increments
Northbridge Voltage: Auto, normal, 0.85V to 1.10V in 0.05V increments, 1.16V to 2.00V in 0.02V increments


Testbed:

Motherboard:
Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P (provided by Gigabyte)
Intel P45/iCH10R

CPU:
Intel Core-2 Duo E8400

CPU-Cooler:
Scythe Andy Samurai Master (provided by Scythe-Europe)

Memory:
Kingston 2GB Kit PC2-9600U KHX1200D2K2/2G (provided by Kingston)
CL5-5-5-15 CR2T at 1.80V

Graphics Card:
Jetway Radeon HD3870 (provided by mec-electronics)

Power supply:
Seasonic S12II 500W

Hard disk:
Western Digital WD4000KD (provided by Ditech)

Case fans:
SilenX iXtrema Pro 14dB(A) (provided by PC-Cooling.at)
Scythe DFS122512LS

Case:
Cooler Master Stacker 831 Lite (provided by Cooler Master)


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