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I know that there are the X (X58), P (P55), H (H61), Z (Z68), and Q (Q67) and I have been wondering what the Q was for. I know X are the Xtremes or the Enthusiasts, P for Performance or the Mainstream users, H for Home Theatre (my guess), and Z for the Ps but extra features (again, this is what I have noticed.)

What are the Q's for? It's just for knowledge.

Examples:
X58: Asus Rampage III Extreme

P67: Asus Maximus IV Extreme

Z68: Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z

H67: Asus P8H67-M Evo

Q57: Asus P7Q57-M

Edit: I also noticed that there are G and B chips too. What are those for?

Examples:
G41: Zotac G41ITX-B-E

B43: Intel BOXDB43LD
Edited by grandestfail9190 - 6/20/11 at 9:09pm
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No idea, not even the wiki sheds any light on it.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_chipsets#5.2F6.2F7_Series_chipsets

q = quiet?
    
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May be intel made those to break after a while so they decided to go with Q as in QQ'rs that will bother us with the dead chipset ?
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q = qunfuzzlt?

No clue, sorry.
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