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post #21 of 40
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Originally Posted by kevindd992002 View Post
Hmmm, that's interesting. With Gigabyte removing video out for their high-end motherboard models, that means they're practically removing the support for Virtu and hence the capability of Quicksync for encoding videos. But why would they do that? Because Virtu degrades the performance of the discreet video card? Why not just offer a "disable" setting for Virtu then?
I honestly am not sure..

I think Gigabyte's doing some sort of Rebrand. At least you still have SRT/SSD Cache.. no TV out though..

Maybe this adds more that they don't support Virtu (with a lot of the z68 Gigas):

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/pro...px?pid=3850#ov

has virtu advertised and QuickSync (the mobo has vga connections at the back)

while this one doesn't advertise Virtu nor have vga connections NOR have Quick Sync advertised:

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/pro...px?pid=3853#ov

Edited by tubers - 5/27/11 at 12:56am
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post #22 of 40
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I believe he's talking about GIGABYTE.
Hmm, well, he quoted a message that was comparing the P67 and Z68 that's why my understanding tells me that he was explaining the voltages about P67 being better than the Z68. I'm not sure though.
post #23 of 40
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Hmm, well, he quoted a message that was comparing the P67 and Z68 that's why my understanding tells me that he was explaining the voltages about P67 being better than the Z68. I'm not sure though.
Hope he makes it clear later on.. or someone else.
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post #24 of 40
Buy the Z68 version. You don't get any performance improvements, but if the P67 board is the same price as the Z68 board you might as well get Z68.

Z68 essentially combines the features of the P67 and H67 chipsets together with SSD Cacheing.

Not a big deal, but it's the latest chipset so you might as well get it if you're buying new.

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post #25 of 40
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Buy the Z68 version. You don't get any performance improvements, but if the P67 board is the same price as the Z68 board you might as well get Z68.

Z68 essentially combines the features of the P67 and H67 chipsets together with SSD Cacheing.

Not a big deal, but it's the latest chipset so you might as well get it if you're buying new.

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tier vs tier.. they aren't priced the same..

IE p67 extreme 4 = 159 VS z68 extreme 4 = 189.
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So is a Z68 motherboard with video out (Lucid Virtu compatible) recommended nowadays?
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X58 FTW!
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Isn't X58 too much expensive and is only for server-use? It even uses the old 1366 socket.
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My board was $90. I love the SSD caching.
     
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I'm confused on which brand to get.
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