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post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
Hello,
I'm new to the forum, so i want to ask you, which motherboard is better for i5-2500k with GTX 570HD and 4GB Kingston 1600 Mhz.
These are the motherboards:
Gigabyte Z68X-UD4-B3
ASRock Z68 Extreme4
Asus Z68V-Pro
Any other suggestions will be welcome:)

P.P. I've read that the gigabyte is a very bad motherboard for the p67/z68 chipset. Is that right?
post #2 of 8
I would get either the Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4 (note the 'P' in Z68XP) or the Asus P8Z68-V Pro. Both are great boards. Not sure where you read that Gigabyte is bad for p67 or z68, but that's not true, it's one of the best.
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if it is me, I will buy ASUS to be sure.
    
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post #4 of 8
Personally unless you need the z68 features go for the MSI p67a-gd53.
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Well they both are at the same price, but the UD4 isn't a true z68. On the other hand, the Asus is a true, but I'll not use the onboard video, so that changes my thought to Gigabyte, but the chipset issues gets me back on the Asus. I'm very very confused right now.headscratch.gif
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Originally Posted by Inhumann;14376967 
Well they both are at the same price, but the UD4 isn't a true z68. On the other hand, the Asus is a true, but I'll not use the onboard video, so that changes my thought to Gigabyte, but the chipset issues gets me back on the Asus. I'm very very confused right now.headscratch.gif

Why wouldn't the Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4 be a true z68?
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Why wouldn't the Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4 be a true z68?

Well as far as i know it hasn't got the DVi/Vga back ports, but still has the same functions.
post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by Inhumann;14377010 
Well as far as i know it hasn't got the DVi/Vga back ports, but still has the same functions.

Maybe so, but it will still support the SSD caching (Intel Smart Response).
 
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