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Any news on the performance of the boards with the Z68 chipsets?
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Originally Posted by kevindd992002 View Post
Any news on the performance of the boards with the Z68 chipsets?
Here is a link for some benchmarks and a review.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4330/asus-p8z68v-review

Hope this helps
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Any end-user reviews?
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they are teh same crap as P67 just with Crappy Virtu and SSD cahching. Nothing physically different, most boards have video out tho, which is stupid.

Id save a few $$ and go P67, or wait.
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they are teh same crap as P67 just with Crappy Virtu and SSD cahching. Nothing physically different, most boards have video out tho, which is stupid.

Id save a few $$ and go P67, or wait.
WIsh I was as convicted as you are with P67.. I'd get the asrock P67 Ex4 (tax free and free shipping from Amazon) by now and save 60 bucks than a z68 ex4 (newegg).
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I have the impression that Z68 is released so they can quit making both H67 and P67 boards. Instead they just make Z68 in different flavors. Some with video out, and some for enthusiasts, with no video out..
    
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WIsh I was as convicted as you are with P67.. I'd get the asrock P67 Ex4 (tax free and free shipping from Amazon) by now and save 60 bucks than a z68 ex4 (newegg).
It all depends on how you shop for these mobos. Gigabyte P67 UD4 and the Gigabyte Z68X UD4 are both $180 but the Z68X has more onboard usb headers, more power phases, the Z68 extras, & free shipping (this is a sale on NewEgg)...Guess I got lucky
Edited by drBlahMan - 5/26/11 at 4:18am
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So there's no real point/advantage of getting the Z68? Bugger
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So there's no real point/advantage of getting the Z68? Bugger
wrong, research
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I did wonder about the Z68, looks like i made the right choice then. P67 UD7 FTW.
Thanks for the clarification Sin0822.
    
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