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Well, the Asus P8P67-PRO and Gigabyte P67 UD4 seem like the best 2 options so far.
I was looking through the reviews on newegg and all that did was leave me hoping I wouldn't get a DOA mobo or one with booting issues :S

Anyone had problems with either of these 2boards before??
    
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Well, the Asus P8P67-PRO and Gigabyte P67 UD4 seem like the best 2 options so far.
I was looking through the reviews on newegg and all that did was leave me hoping I wouldn't get a DOA mobo or one with booting issues :S

Anyone had problems with either of these 2boards before??
Running the UD4 atm, its a great board, sexy and has the OC options you want, plus the ability to SLI
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It's basically a case of Asus P8P67-PRO vs Gigabyte P67 UD4 right now

More opinions on these 2 boards, please?
    
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Giga P67-UD4..

if you have/want a dedicated physx card then the the Asus sets a value for this option..plus it has a digital VRM design which provides stable current to your CPU..a more complex level of LLC implementation unlike the MSI counterpart..its more sturdy yet the gigabyte offers the same except for the extra PCI-E lane..
Edited by kairi_zeroblade - 5/30/11 at 1:01am
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I've heard this mobo has vRise issues?
have you encountered anything along those lines?
Noobed myself there. I have GD65. Not sure what vrise is either..
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Solved. I guess I'll be sticking to the Asus P8P67-PRO then.

I still have another question however:
What is wrong with the faulty Intel P67 Chipsets?
And if they're faulty, why do they still sell them?
    
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Originally Posted by Varrkarus View Post
Solved. I guess I'll be sticking to the Asus P8P67-PRO then.

I still have another question however:
What is wrong with the faulty Intel P67 Chipsets?
And if they're faulty, why do they still sell them?
Look for a B3 Stepping on the box, on the stickers, on the board.. That resolves the issue (SATA) with the first few batches of P67s.
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Solved. I guess I'll be sticking to the Asus P8P67-PRO then.

I still have another question however:
What is wrong with the faulty Intel P67 Chipsets?
And if they're faulty, why do they still sell them?
They don't anymore. All distributors have changed their stock to B3. Even if you have the faulty one, you will be allowed to RMA directly from the manufacturer. But don't waste your time. Just get the B3.
What's faulty: The silicon on the SATA 3GB/s ports. Their problem is that they will degrade rapidly and when it does happen, the hard drive connected to it will fail, losing all your data. The port itself will stop working entirely.
Edited by Dust - 6/3/11 at 12:02am
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Oh ok, so it's basically gone it the B3 Stepping ones. Well that's good
100% solved then, I guess...
    
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