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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.
This and if the z68 is priced much higher then p67 that spreads the gap even more.

Let's hope there are no recalls with this new chipset
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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.
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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.
Protecting your investment = makes sense.

But z68 boards won't have the same chipset issue as the first p67 boards, they worked out that issue already. And I wouldn't say 95% of people won't have a need for z68, a poll I started shows about 50% of people want the features of z68 over p67.
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This thread smells like dolphin fart.
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Protecting your investment = makes sense.

But z68 boards won't have the same chipset issue as the first p67 boards, they worked out that issue already. And I would say 95% of people won't have a need for z68, a poll I started shows about 50% of people want the features of z68 over p67.
I'm not really protecting my investment, I've waited 2 years to upgrade from Core2Duo, I'd have no trouble waiting an extra month, it just didn't make any sense to do so.

Obviously it won't be the same issue, but it wasn't the first and definitely not the last problem that affected new hardware.

If I was to originally build my rig in 2 months or so, I'd most likely go for the Z68 as well (as long as the price is reasonable) for the same reason why people buy i7 2600k over i5 2500k for gaming - because it's nice to have the possibility to use additional features (HT), even if you will never use it.
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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.
The "latest and greatest" means nothing if it offers no real benefit. We know what it will offer, why wait a month if you don't need those feaures? With your logic it would be unwise to EVER purchase a computer component.
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