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With only a few days to go here is a quick preview of one of the Z68 motherboards we are working on at Vortez. GIGABYTE redesigned their motherboards this year with the introduction of Sandy Bridge and now endorse a stealthy black paintjob on all major ports, sockets and lanes with subtle undertones of matt grey on the heatsink.



http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages...preview,1.html
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Wow that's a good looking board... I wonder what the UD7 will look like...
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Wow that's a good looking board... I wonder what the UD7 will look like...
Probably exactly the same. but with more PCIe lanes and bigger heatsinks.
    
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Someone's going to say it.


Hello vader board!
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Sharp, too bad many of the vendors aren't including the DVI I/O port.
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Sharp, too bad many of the vendors aren't including the DVI I/O port.
Uh, more like only Gigabyte is doing this.

The whole point of Z68 is that you have on-board video access of Sandy Bridge graphics (P67 + H67).

Gigabyte is basically selling you Z68 with a feature crippled.
    
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post #7 of 22
Beautiful.

Is that 2x Powered eSATA?

Nevermind, just watched the video.
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post #8 of 22
'Better overclocks' Really

When he said better features, I was thinking woohoo might be a long list, then all he said was ssd caching
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This guy is a moron. UD9 > UD7
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Z68 looks like a big meh, if you ask me. Only thing worthwhile is the Quick Sync support and the SSD caching if you have a <64GB SSD.
    
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