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Originally Posted by LoneWolf15 View Post
I haven't seen a huge difference between P67 and Z68 prices at the same tiers of mainboards.

If the OP does any video encoding, I think support of Virtu to allow Intel QuickSync technology is worth the minor increase in price.
O.o?

I like to play a few games...browse the web...plot to take over the world...etc. Nothing big.
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Am I the only one who finds it annoying, yet still funny, people buy a board then question about it's capabilities rather than ask first then make a decision?
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post #13 of 29
I would just keep the board. I have one (the pro version), and it overclocks great (just as good as the P67 boards in the same price range), and it can't help to have some extra features just in case.
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post #14 of 29
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I would have told you to get P67. Z68 offers all completely useless features. Z68 is a waste of money.
Not true. The SSD caching works great. Granted not as good as a regular SSD boot solution, but it works quite well for those with small SSD's and do not want to have to actively manage where everything is stored at all times. Boot and programs I use on a regular basis load lightning fast.

Also the ability to use the built in video is a plus for some, for instance I was sans video card(s) for a few days, but could still use my computer because I had a Z68 mobo.
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Am I the only one who finds it annoying, yet still funny, people buy a board then question about it's capabilities rather than ask first then make a decision?
In my original post I mentioned that after doing research, I posted here asking what to get. This was the most popular motherboard. I get some of the basics, I just asked what it was capable of hoping to get some feedback on what others have done with it. Anyone can read a website/box.

To address buying it before making this post, take into consideration that some people lead different lives with different timeframes on when they're able to purchase something. It came down to having the evening off, and having the funds - two things that don't happen often, and if I had waited, would likely have gone to something else without being able to help it.

I hate that this had to be annoying to you, and that it didn't happen to fall into the perfect universe that spins around you, but I'm glad you found humor at my expense.

To everyone else, thank you very much for your kind replies! It's nice to have human feedback.
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SSD Caching and Virtu are both awesome features.
     
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OP, check out my sig rig
    
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OP, check out my sig rig
Does that tell him what it can do?
     
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Does that tell him what it can do?
look closer
    
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look closer
I still fail to see your point
    
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