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Looking for intel board with above par integrated sound.

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I am looking to upgrade from my aging amd m2n78-d 750a sli board to a new hotness sandybridge platform. Ive got my head around the different intel chipsets and am looking for either a p67 or z68 but was wondering if you all had suggestions on getting one with a better integrated sound than most, since I have plans to upgrade the sound card anyways, I didn't know if its worth it to pursue such a thing, but figured it couldn't hurt to ask... Thanks a lot OCN.
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i think they both have the ALC 892 which is good but surely a didcated sound card is better

so just give us the budget you got , the sound eqepment you have or willing to buy , and what are you intresets (Music/Gaming)
    
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