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Which would I be better off with, P8Z68-V Pro or P8P67 Deluxe? I pretty much have to make a decision today if I want to get a great deal on it.

Could someone elaborate on the differences or advantages for one over the other?

I really wish the P8Z68-V Deluxe was out...would make my decision so much easier! frown.gif

P.S. Is there any Gigabyte Z68 motherboard that supports virtu -d mode and is around the same quality as a P8Z68-V Pro or Deluxe?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128494&cm_re=z68-_-13-128-494-_-Product

OR

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128492&cm_re=z68-_-13-128-492-_-Product

Personally I would get the Asus P8Z68-V Pro because of Asus's superior UEFI
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I would go with a Asus P8Z68-V Pro personally.
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Quote:

Does the Gigabyte support virtu d-Mode?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chroniX;13555612 
Does the Gigabyte support virtu d-Mode?

Yeah some do. Check out their website http://www.gigabyte.com/products/list.aspx?s=42&jid=1&p=2&v=24

GA-Z68A-D3H-B3
GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3
GA-Z68MX-UD2H-B3
GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3

Though I would go with the others and get an Asus board.
Edited by jds777 - 5/18/11 at 6:12pm
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any idea when the P8Z68-V Deluxe is coming out?
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post #7 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by chroniX;13556437 
any idea when the P8Z68-V Deluxe is coming out?

This board?
http://www.xpcgear.com/asus-p8z68-v-deluxe.html
     
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I was in the same boat myself. I ended up ordering the P8Z68-V today.
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P8Z68-V Pro.

I started with the P8P67 Pro B2 and exchanged it for a P8P67 Deluxe B3 after the recall. Had nothing but problems with both of them - double boot, random freezes, dropped drives, wouldn't wake from sleep. Tried various fixes, BIOS updates (P8P67 Deluxe has had 7 BIOS releases in 4 1/2 months), and troubleshooting by an ASUS rep on [H]. All to no avail.

Finally exchanged the P8P67 Deluxe for a P8Z68-V Pro last weekend and it's been running smoothly since the first boot - and all with the exact same hardware. If you have a choice, why risk the P67?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by src1425;13572760 
P8Z68-V Pro.

I started with the P8P67 Pro B2 and exchanged it for a P8P67 Deluxe B3 after the recall. Had nothing but problems with both of them - double boot, random freezes, dropped drives, wouldn't wake from sleep. Tried various fixes, BIOS updates (P8P67 Deluxe has had 7 BIOS releases in 4 1/2 months), and troubleshooting by an ASUS rep on [H]. All to no avail.

Finally exchanged the P8P67 Deluxe for a P8Z68-V Pro last weekend and it's been running smoothly since the first boot - and all with the exact same hardware. If you have a choice, why risk the P67?
Yeah, I am hoping the Z68 will have less growing pains than P67. I just returned a P67 board that was junk and ordered a Z68. I have heard from a few people now that Z68 has less of the issues P67 does. Here is hoping. cheers.gif
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