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post #1 of 6
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After a day i purchased the p67 FTW board it comes out

luckly it looks like my z68 counterpart is identical to the p67: http://www.evga.com/products/pdf/160-SB-E689.pdf

http://www.evga.com/articles/00643/
So i don't even see a point? should i even bother complaining to evga about this and demanding a step up
Edited by badatgames18 - 8/10/11 at 12:38pm
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Sure do it they will probably send you a z68 for free knowing EVGA (joke)
Still they could probably do a step up for you.
EVGA is amazing
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Dude. You bought it, you own it. Returning something because a new model came out is why every retailer has restocking fees now.

Only real thing I see over P67 is different x16 slot wiring.
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post #4 of 6
I wouldn't bother, unless you really want the onboard video as a backup, or plan on trying SSD caching, to me z68 seems kind of pointless. I love my EVGA p55, best of luck with your new board.
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Originally Posted by Abs.exe View Post
Sure do it they will probably send you a z68 for free knowing EVGA (joke)
Still they could probably do a step up for you.
EVGA is amazing
<3
Not sure if i might.... it's absolutley identical to the p67 one i just bought...

the only reason i would is if it took advantage of the onboard video processing on the cpu, but it looks like i will need a discrete vga anyways.

So it's basically a clone of the p67 board but they swapped the chipset
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Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
Dude. You bought it, you own it. Returning something because a new model came out is why every retailer has restocking fees now.

Only real thing I see over P67 is different x16 slot wiring.
here is the board i bought... it has exactly the same x16 slot wiring
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188092

just wonder why evga didn't include a board that had a built in hdmi or dvi... like asus or gigabyte. It would have been cool to not have needed gpus for once... especially when i'm switching them out

EDIT: i haven't even opened it yet... it's still in the darn newegg box
Edited by badatgames18 - 8/10/11 at 12:47pm
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post #6 of 6
....just keep the p67.

evga's motherboard team is so slow nowadays, i doubt that they did anything other than (attempt) to rewrite the bios, and swap out the P67 PCH for the Z68 one since they are pin compatible.
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