Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel Motherboards › p67 vs z68?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

p67 vs z68? - Page 2

post #11 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by UBERmorrison View Post
You need a 80gb or less SSD to cache? Correct me if I'm wrong. So you'd need to downgrade to cache. Couldn't imagine it'd be worth making the switch.
I believe you can set aside some of the SSD's capacity (up to 64gb) for the cache.

edit: Someone beat me to it D:
Cletus
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770k Asus Z87 Gene Asus GTX 970 Strix Corsair Vengeance 16GB 1600mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Plextor 128gb SSD, WD 1TB Black, WD 2TB Black Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 x64 Asus VH238H 23" 1080p 
PowerCaseAudio
Mushkin Enhanced 800W Lian Li PC-A05N Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 
  hide details  
Reply
Cletus
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770k Asus Z87 Gene Asus GTX 970 Strix Corsair Vengeance 16GB 1600mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Plextor 128gb SSD, WD 1TB Black, WD 2TB Black Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 x64 Asus VH238H 23" 1080p 
PowerCaseAudio
Mushkin Enhanced 800W Lian Li PC-A05N Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 
  hide details  
Reply
post #12 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Choopy! View Post
I believe you can set aside some of the SSD's capacity (up to 64gb) for the cache.

edit: Someone beat me to it D:
64GB isn't the limit, but any higher than that and performance doesn't get better, which would be a waste of storage.
Cerberus
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2600K MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) Gigabyte GTX 1060 OC Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung F3 Samsung 840 EVO Corsair H50 Windows 10 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Samsung PX2370 Acer XB270HU Samsung PX2370 Logitech G710+ 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair RM550 Corsair 650D Logitech G502 Custom 
AudioAudioAudio
Astro A50 Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 AudioTechnica ATH-M50 
  hide details  
Reply
Cerberus
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2600K MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) Gigabyte GTX 1060 OC Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung F3 Samsung 840 EVO Corsair H50 Windows 10 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Samsung PX2370 Acer XB270HU Samsung PX2370 Logitech G710+ 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair RM550 Corsair 650D Logitech G502 Custom 
AudioAudioAudio
Astro A50 Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 AudioTechnica ATH-M50 
  hide details  
Reply
post #13 of 14
Basically Z68 is a waste of money, stick with P67
My Gaming Palace
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 OC @ 3.4Gz EVGA 750i FTW XFX GTX275 Mushkin XP-8500 2GBx2 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
OCZ Summit 120GB SSD Samsung 22" LCD Corsair TX650 650W Ultra Aluminus 
  hide details  
Reply
My Gaming Palace
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 OC @ 3.4Gz EVGA 750i FTW XFX GTX275 Mushkin XP-8500 2GBx2 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
OCZ Summit 120GB SSD Samsung 22" LCD Corsair TX650 650W Ultra Aluminus 
  hide details  
Reply
post #14 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chris13002 View Post
Please correct me if I am wrong... First off the drive itself needs to support Intel SSD Cache (so Intel 20GB SSD is made for this) and it works alongside your mechanical HDD for better performance, and works quite well from what I see.... If the price of the Z68 is the same/very close to the P67, then you might as well go for the later Z68... If not, simply not worth it IMO.
That and watch out for the first P67 boards (SATA port degration) so look for later revisions in the motherboards, they are up to 2.0 or even 3.1 in the P67's....

I personally am going to stick with a SSD OS Drive and mechanicals for all storage regardless....
Maybe another SSD for favorite games for faster loadings...
Any SSD can be usde for read caching.

The B2 P67 have not been for sale for months.

Quote:
Originally Posted by SkullTrail View Post
64GB isn't the limit, but any higher than that and performance doesn't get better, which would be a waste of storage.
64GB is the software limit.
Once again...
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 [4.28GHz, HT] Asus P6T + Broadcom NetXtreme II VisionTek HD5850 [900/1200] + Galaxy GT240 2x4GB G.Skill Ripjaw X [1632 MHz] 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel X25-M 160GB + 3xRAID0 500GB 7200.12 Window 7 Pro 64 Acer H243H + Samsung 226BW XARMOR-U9BL  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec Truepower New 750W Li Lian PC-V2100 [10x120mm fans] Logitech G9 X-Trac Pro 
  hide details  
Reply
Once again...
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 [4.28GHz, HT] Asus P6T + Broadcom NetXtreme II VisionTek HD5850 [900/1200] + Galaxy GT240 2x4GB G.Skill Ripjaw X [1632 MHz] 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel X25-M 160GB + 3xRAID0 500GB 7200.12 Window 7 Pro 64 Acer H243H + Samsung 226BW XARMOR-U9BL  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec Truepower New 750W Li Lian PC-V2100 [10x120mm fans] Logitech G9 X-Trac Pro 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Intel Motherboards
Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel Motherboards › p67 vs z68?