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post #11 of 17
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so the asrock z68? anything better / alternatives?
   
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post #12 of 17
chinese have you actually looked and checked you need the additional features of a z68 board? If not its a waste of time and money spending extra on buying one.
post #13 of 17
I just ordered me some P67 Extreme4 GEN3.
post #14 of 17
Remember that sandybridge is less board oc dependent than its predecessors. Get a p67 board if you don't care about ssd caching or onboard graphics and be done with it. I think you wl be happy with either the asus, asrock, msi or gigabyte equivalents. If I were you id buy whatever was easier or cheaper.
post #15 of 17
i was in the exact same position as you 2 days ago... ordered parts for a build with 2500k... and went for the asus p8p67 pro as well, lots of people have it in case you need help, and i got it for $170 (without tax) at infonec.com
post #16 of 17
You could also consider a solution from MSI the P67A-GD65 or P67A-GD55 and their equivalent with the z68 chipset which I think are good values.
Edited by lightwhite - 8/21/11 at 5:31pm
post #17 of 17
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i guess z68 is unnecessary, it would mostly be replacing the chip and mobo i have now, i just need a good board that won't fail with uefi and sli
   
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