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It seems after I updated my v-pro's BIOS to 0606 Intel Speedstep no longer works. It sticks to the highest frequency. I don't think its my settings as they were all returned to default after the upgrade and it was not kicking down then either with the Speedstep option Enabled.
Its not a big problem, but my temps are up 7-10c during idle/casual use.

Anybody else having this issue on 0606?
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whats the differerence between p8z68-v and -v pro

is it only onboard 1394 thing on -v pro


the p8z68-v is very tempting, I could get it and i5 in 30 days
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Question -- what experiences have people been having overall with the the p8z68-Pro and the MIVE-Z?

I've read of some issues with one pair of memory sockets not working, some reliability issues (e.g., DoA boards) and of support issues with ASUS that remind me of some of the support issues I'm having with Asrock right now. I'm considering switching to a couple possible Z68 boards; these might be two of them, but I don't want to jump to a solution that ends me where I am right now --with a mainboard that's well-designed (I think that like the Asrock I have, the ASUS is too), but hampered by support or other issues.
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whats the differerence between p8z68-v and -v pro

is it only onboard 1394 thing on -v pro


the p8z68-v is very tempting, I could get it and i5 in 30 days
I believe the v has a cheaper (Realtek?) nic and the Pro has the Intel one.

I like having Intel or Broadcom networking --the Realtek isn't bad, but it's not as good.
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I got the P8Z68-V PRO but im having some troubles with the marvell sata thing. Sometimes it just don't detect my ssd ( Boot ) and sometimes its freezes on bios logo screen =[
Your Agility 3 has a Sandforce controller. That scared me away. Instead I got a Crucial M4 with my P8Z68-V Pro, and it boots correctly every time. No Sandforce for me.
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I believe the v has a cheaper (Realtek?) nic and the Pro has the Intel one.

I like having Intel or Broadcom networking --the Realtek isn't bad, but it's not as good.
if you mean the on board LAN chip, they both use Intel 82579
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First off, great club or thread

Second Anybody have to deal with this issue at boot

No HDD Present

I have 3 HDD's connected and 1 SSD, BIOS 606 I've tried removing all, one at a time, different slots, some settings in BIOS "such as IDE mode and disabled controllers" but didn't feel too comfy with all BIOS settings so I figured I would check here first http://www.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif


If someone could point me to something else that would be great
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P8Z68-V takes longer to detect keyboard and mouse thant the time it takes to reach logon screen has anyone had this issue?

using Stealseries XAI
and MS wirless Keyboard 2000
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P8Z68-V takes longer to detect keyboard and mouse thant the time it takes to reach logon screen has anyone had this issue?

using Stealseries XAI
and MS wirless Keyboard 2000
Yep I've had this same issue with my sig rig. Using a blackwidow ultimate and a deathadder black edition. A simple re-boot and mine works.
    
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whats the differerence between p8z68-v and -v pro

is it only onboard 1394 thing on -v pro


the p8z68-v is very tempting, I could get it and i5 in 30 days
more sata ports on the pro , other than that no diffrence...so unless you need those extra sata ports just get the V.
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