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Everyone who keeps asking what motherboards they should get for there sandybridge builds should just wait for the Z68 motherboards to come out. They're supposed to comeout sometime this month. Hopefully this will stop everyone from asking which motherboard to get for now for the 1155 boards... until the Z68 ones come out of course, then we'll see which are the best out of those lol.
Edited by v639dragoon - 5/2/11 at 8:28am
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Then they'll be asking what Z68 board to get
    
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But... what I'd really like to know is... which p67 motherboard should I get?
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Z68 brings absolutely nothing new for 95% of people here, I see no reason to wait unless you want SSD caching and to use the integrated GPU.

Let's not forget the B2 chipset issue... I wouldn't risk being an early adopter again, especially when I have nothing to gain.
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Everyone who keeps asking what motherboards they should get for there sandybridge builds should just wait for the Z68 motherboards to come out. They're supposed to comeout sometime this month. Hopefully this will stop everyone from asking which motherboard to get for now for the 1155 boards.
Seeing as you posted no reasoning behind this conclusion and used a thread title completely misleading to your intended purpose - I doubt anyone will be follwing your advice.
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Z68 brings absolutely nothing new for 95% of people here, I see no reason to wait unless you want SSD caching and to use the integrated GPU.

Let's not forget the B2 chipset issue, I wouldn't risk being an early adopter again.
It's not regular integrated graphics. It's dedicated video encoding/decoding software that outperforms discrete graphics in that area... So yeah still useless to most of us.
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Z68 brings absolutely nothing new for 95% of people here, I see no reason to wait unless you want SSD caching and to use the integrated GPU.

Let's not forget the B2 chipset issue... I wouldn't risk being an early adopter again, especially when I have nothing to gain.
Agree completely. Just bought my board a week ago knowing the new chipset was coming out.... Really could care less. If my board can get my 2500k to 4.8 ghz I am happy.
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pointless extra features of z68 may drive down the prices of p67 and h67
    
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Why not wait for the newer board and see what it has to offer? Personally, I'd rather get the newest and greatest board than its older brother.
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It's not regular integrated graphics. It's dedicated video encoding/decoding software that outperforms discrete graphics in that area... So yeah still useless to most of us.
Wasn't aware of that, thanks for the info.

If you wait a month now, might as well wait for Bulldozer, yeah? And since you waited 2-3 months for Bulldozer, why not hold out for a little bit more to see what Ivy Bridge is like?

Anyway, if you can wait then you don't really HAVE to upgrade IMO.
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