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post #11 of 17
I'm not bothering to swap in for a Z68 motherboard. If you're buying new today then it's good to get Z68, but if you already have a P67 motherbaord there is just no point spending time and money on Z68 when your not going to use the features it offers.
post #12 of 17
Doesn't the Z68 offer better overclocking potential?
post #13 of 17
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Doesn't the Z68 offer better overclocking potential?
How so ? Not sure on the 2600k's, but the 2500k's already overclock up to and/or past 5GHz, I don't think you could push much more out of them on a Z68 mobo. Not sure you'd want to unless you're using DICE/LN2.
post #14 of 17
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I do a decent amount of video encoding BTW
Z68 will stomp P67 in video encoding. I don't know why everybody is overlooking this...

When the Asus P67 boards had a bunch of useless features that Gigabyte didn't have, everybody hailed it as having "more features". Now Z68 comes out with more features and every P67 owner gets offended and tries to shoot it down.

The choice is obvious. Z68 has more features (which you may or may not use), it's newer, it's likely to have some of the bugs from the P67 boards worked out of it (someone around here said S3 sleep is fixed), and it's likely to have better BIOS support/development.
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Doesn't the Z68 offer better overclocking potential?
Nope, it offers exactly the same. The only thing people should be considering z68 for is if you encode. If not, it is not worth it over p67.
     
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post #16 of 17
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Now Z68 comes out with more features and every P67 owner gets offended and tries to shoot it down.
*checks sig*

Yep, I'm a P67 owner and I welcome new features for the same price.

It's called being an early adopter - you pay for it.
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I would roll with P67
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