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Finally some none AMD motherboard news in the shape of two new mini-ITX boards from Zotac with Intel's Z68 chipset. The boards haven't even been officially unveiled by the company as yet, which we would expect to happen next week at Computex, but both boards are already listed for sale in Japan.




Thoughts?

You can read on all of the features and pricing in the main article.

http://vr-zone.com/articles/zotac-s-...pan/12344.html
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Decent. Very compact. Good for small builds but still wanting to use fast parts.
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post #3 of 26
Pefect. I've been waiting for MiniITX P67 or Z68 boards.
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Yeah, note the second board comes with an integrated GT 430 so people with another video card will want to get the first one.
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Yeah, note the second board comes with an integrated GT 430 so people with another video card will want to get the first one.
Great little boards but certainly not great overclockers.Only 300 american dollars.Damn japan is expensive!
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post #6 of 26
Maybe some OC'ing on the first board, but not the second one.
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Cute.
    
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post #8 of 26
fantastic! My gf wanted a new desktop since she's been working from home a lot.

This and an i3 2100 or maybe an i5 quad and a nice small case would be sweet as an HTPC/Mini Desktop. I'd opt for that second one with the GT430 as long as the price drops by about 30% in the US.
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fantastic! My gf wanted a new desktop since she's been working from home a lot.

This and an i3 2100 or maybe an i5 quad and a nice small case would be sweet as an HTPC/Mini Desktop. I'd opt for that second one with the GT430 as long as the price drops by about 30% in the US.
I guess you didn't read the main article.

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The Z68ITX-WiFi is priced at 19,800 Yen (S$301) while the Z68ITX-B-E comes in at a whopping 23,980 Yen (S$364), but we'd expect these boards to retail for a lot less outside of Japan, as for whatever reason, electronics aren't cheap in Japan.
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If only it wasn't made by Zotac... I would be all over this. Their support is non-existant. This needs an ASUS/Gigabyte variant.
    
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