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Okay, so basically I'd just be paying for aesthetics on the more expensive boards. I really dont plan on going quad sli ever, seeing as how I already have too much processing power with my 580's, and at most I may add a third 580 a few years down the road. I do like the color scheme of the UD7 though...I'll have to find a board that is similar to that, but without the price. I dont wanna pay for stuff I'm not gonna use.
post #12 of 28
The z68 boards have use of onboard graphics as well as overclocking, and have ssd caching. Neither of which are a benefit, unless you want to use lucid virtu and only use your discrete graphics when you need it. Most people have no need for z68. There's pretty much no difference besides the allowance of onboard graphics in tandem with discrete graphics.

Edit: Sandy Bridge overclocking is all in the chip.

Edit 2: If I were you, I'd go with Asus. If your not planning to sli or crossfire, go with the vanilla board. If you are, go with either the deluxe or the pro. Take your pick of p67 or z68. It doesn't really make much of a difference because most people don't use the igp, and don't want to.
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Everybody +rep'd, thanks for the info. I think I'll go with the p8p67 pro or deluxe, just so I can still get the features I want and use, and not get the stuff I wont ever use, not to mention the price on these boards is amazing. Now to bide my time til somebody sells one on here...
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Maximus IV Extreme Z68 partly because it's an overclocking champ, and the fact it has 4x X16 PCI-E2.0 slots. So expansion to TRI SLI and Beyond is possible.
 
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post #15 of 28
everything from mid level up is really good.

People are getting just as high OCs with the p8p67pro than they are with the Maximus IV and UD7. As for me i had the UD7 and still got the same clocks on the Sabertooth i have now.

But the question lies in which features do you want, UD7,MAXIMUS IV, and WS revolution are all pretty high end and have the nf chip for 16x,16x Sli.

Then there is ssd caching, dual lan, etc to take into account on other boards.
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Just choose the board that has the features you want from the manufacturer you prefer.
    
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post #17 of 28
Any p67/z68 that has a minimum 8+2 power phase would do, on that note I would choose any of these:

Asus P8P67 PRO
Asrock P67 Extreme4
Biostar TP67XE
Gigabyte P67 UD4

Go by loyalty, past experience etc and choose one that fits your needs in terms of features, colours etc.

Hope that helps
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Just choose the board that has the features you want from the manufacturer you prefer.
This.

But when it comes to features, the top end boards from each manufacturer are all packed to the hilt with goodies. Just pick the goodies and manufacturer you like best
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P8p67 Pro/Deluxe would be fine.

*prepping for flaming*
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post #20 of 28
There's also this, which is looking like quite a board given the price bracket.

Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3


 
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