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Originally Posted by Blizzie View Post
The SLI edition has PCI slots.
Not that I see

"PCIE Slot: 2 x PCI-E x8/x16, 1 x PCI-E x4, 2 x PCI-E x1"

From :

http://www.evga.com/articles/00643/
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post #32 of 36
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Originally Posted by Cyrilmak View Post
Not that I see

"PCIE Slot: 2 x PCI-E x8/x16, 1 x PCI-E x4, 2 x PCI-E x1"

From :

http://www.evga.com/articles/00643/
Oh whoops, sorry. I was thinking of something else.
Neither the P67 or the Z68 have PCI.
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post #33 of 36
They do not look like they support Intel Quick Sync. The mATX does not have cooling for the VRM's. And the bios has been buggy on the P67 side. I like the fact that the FTW models have the NF200 chip for $100 less than competitors, but I think there are better alternatives out there. I do like the 90 degree angle PSU connector, wish more companies would do this.
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post #34 of 36
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They do not look like they support Intel Quick Sync. The mATX does not have cooling for the VRM's. And the bios has been buggy on the P67 side. I like the fact that the FTW models have the NF200 chip for $100 less than competitors, but I think there are better alternatives out there. I do like the 90 degree angle PSU connector, wish more companies would do this.
I wonder how bad though. I've been seeing plenty of P67 boards pop up dead all of a sudden. My sig MB decided to die on me all of a sudden and I find out the bios went bad out of the blue. I swear I'm close to returning my 2500k and GPU, selling my PSU and Case. I've had nothing but bad luck with this thing.
post #35 of 36
The Asus p8p67 ws revo has the nf200 chip and costs the same if not less than the p67/x68 ftw.

Does anyone know if it will run two pcie at 16x/16x??? Apparently the p67 ftw will not do 16x/16x for those wanting to use quad sli/xfire (two: 590s/6990s). I'm not sure if is the same case w/ the z68 though

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I know a lot of you are asking if you can use two graphics cards and run them at X16 speeds, the answer is no
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post #36 of 36
The z68 ftw looks like a very nice board, but like many have said, they don't bring anything new that Asus and Gigabyte haven't already. Except for the right angle 24 pin connector, wonder why others haven't done it sooner.

That top PCIe x1 slot is pointless IMO, it's a complaint I have about quite a few boards with a top x1 slot but put a massive NB cooling solution there so you can't use it anyway.
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