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Originally Posted by TwistedMind;13467409 
Its worth buying a Z68 if you do not have a P67 system. I've read that the Z68 not only has extra features but supposedly fixes the sataport problem and other problems the P67 has.

I for one would rather go for a Z68 board in hopes they do not have problems vs these reboot loop and sataport HDD deterioration problems P67 boards have...

I'm looking into a Z68 and a new processor.

All B3 revisions of the P67 boards fixed this problem.

If you know you aren't going to use the on-chip Intel HD graphics or SSD catching, you can probably get the P67 variant of the board you want for cheaper.
Edited by Seeing Red - 5/11/11 at 12:00pm
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And no Z68 mITX board as of now.
    
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post #13 of 15
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Its worth buying a Z68 if you do not have a P67 system. I've read that the Z68 not only has extra features but supposedly fixes the sataport problem and other problems the P67 has.

I for one would rather go for a Z68 board in hopes they do not have problems vs these reboot loop and sataport HDD deterioration problems P67 boards have...

I'm looking into a Z68 and a new processor.
That's what the B3 revision was for. B2 was the one with the SATA problem.
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Obviously, for NEW rigs Z68 is the way to go.

If BD doesn't deliver, I'll be picking up a Z68 + 2600K
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SO cpu graphics and SSD caching is what you really gain?

Is this important for those of use that only use dedicated video? maybe as a backup?
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