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I want it, why? Z68 and it let you use Qync Sync for the fastest video encoding with the highest quality.
Will it let you use it with GPU's installed though?I read somewhere a while back that it cant switch between or operate with add-on GPU's.You must be kinda pissed having to buy a new mobo already,why the hell they not release that mobo straight away,would have made sense seeing as they were selling enthusiast/K CPU's.
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Z68 lets you do just that...Heck, even some 790GX boards let you run any Radeon GPU and the IGP at the same time.
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Finally they did it.That was something that put me off Sandy aswell.Now people can finally use what they paid for,albiet by shelling out for a new motherboard.
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Which if you're going for Sandy or really care much, you need to do anyway.
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i5 750 plus an H55 motherboard is the way to go for true value.
    
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post #126 of 133
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Which if you're going for Sandy or really care much, you need to do anyway.
Yeah but buying a P67 and then having to buy Z67 to get the features paid for.If AMD pull that stunt i will be pissed aswell.
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I still cannot find any gaming improvement sandy provides over 1366 clock for clock.
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I still cannot find any gaming improvement sandy provides over 1366 clock for clock.
if u already have a 920 and a good X58 board then there is no need to upgrade to SB.

If u are on an aging Core 2 Duo or unsatisfied with Phenom II's performance in XFIRE/SLI with the newest highend cards, then SB is the way to go.
    
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I still cannot find any gaming improvement sandy provides over 1366 clock for clock.
Exactly, the point is it clocks a lot higher than the average i7.
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post #130 of 133
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Exactly, the point is it clocks a lot higher than the average i7.
Cool. I just think it is misleading the way SB gets hyped for its gaming prowess seeing as there isn't any review out there that shows it
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