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Cant decide between
EVGA P67 FTW http://www.evga.com/products/moreinf...160-SB-E679-KR

or

Asus z68 Maximus Extreme-Z http://lab501.ro/stiri/asus-maximus-...-face-aparitia

I'll will using it mostly for gaming and do not do video editing and dont care for SSD. However, having a more up to date motherboard wouldn't be bad either. just wish EVGA would of made a Z68 mobo.
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Would recommend the asus z68 maximus simply because the easier to overclock (if that's what you want to do) but as much as I love evga their boards have been known to have ram issues and being slightly unstable
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Would recommend the asus z68 maximus simply because the easier to overclock (if that's what you want to do) but as much as I love evga their boards have been known to have ram issues and being slightly unstable
How is the Z68 easier to overclock?
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Would recommend the asus z68 maximus simply because the easier to overclock (if that's what you want to do) but as much as I love evga their boards have been known to have ram issues and being slightly unstable
While i will agree on the asus maximus board, I do not agree on the comment you pulled from the otherside of the rainbow in regards to z68 being a better overclocker.
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guess ill wait til the asus mobo comes out and see what the reviews say and how much they are gonna sell for, but no other z68 boards have really caught my attention
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