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Asus P8Z68-V Pro vs. Gigabyte GA-Z68XP UD4

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This question is driven my nuts ... really!!
Can't decide, so please help me

It is mainly for gaming and a bit of overclocking

Thanks
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Not going to lie, they are pretty damn similar.

I'd go for the Asus just because i'm a pathetic fanboy.
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go for the z68, switching onboard graphics/caching is nice, esp if you have ssd
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Still a bit confused... Think I am going with the Asus, but then again the look of the UD4 is terrific. How many phases does the Asus have?
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go for the z68, switching onboard graphics/caching is nice, esp if you have ssd
Both are Z68. However, I would take the Asus board. Because of the Boot-Loop-Cycle problems Gigabyte have.
    
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Still a bit confused... Think I am going with the Asus, but then again the look of the UD4 is terrific. How many phases does the Asus have?
IIRC both are 12+2.

I personally like the Asus
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post #7 of 10
They both have the exact same phase design 12 + 2

If you like the look of the Gigabyte then by all means thats a great choice too, with features design and slots, even down to the audio codec they use they are both the same board i mean i cant even believe how not different these two boards are: take a look for yourself

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/pro...px?pid=3910#sp

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Int...specifications
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For what it is worth, my impressions of the Asus P8Z68-V Pro that I've had running for about four days now are all positive.

Easy setup and OC. Rock stable even with non-QVL RAM. Heat sinks fit under my NH-D14. The two 16x/8x PCIe slots are well placed. No complaints at all.
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post #9 of 10
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Thanks for the answers guys. Think I am going with the Asus board
It just felt like it when you recommened it, and when I saw the onboard buttoms I had a definitive answer
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Hope it all goes well!
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