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Mostly in the title, I just want you guys' opinion; do you think the Z68 is worth it? What are the main differences between P67 and Z68?

In specific, I was deciding between these 2:
Z68: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131730
P67: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131702
post #2 of 11
Get the Z68, you will always have back up display out if anything were to happen to your gfx card.
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Z68 has onboard gfx?
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Yeah Z68 can use the IGP.

It can also utilize SSD caching.
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Originally Posted by SeanWebster View Post
Get the Z68, you will always have back up display out if anything were to happen to your gfx card.
this.

and if you encode video, you can use LucidVirtu and the IGP's QuickSync technology to encode video much faster than with a discreet graphics card. I do this alot and I love it.
     
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Originally Posted by Explicit528 View Post
Z68 has onboard gfx?
No but the cpu does and the z68 mobo allows you to use it b/c it has dvi, vga, and a hdmi port.
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Oh, what about overclocking ability? Do both mobos overclock well? Does the Z68 overclock better?
post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by Explicit528 View Post
Z68 has onboard gfx?
Z68 chipset allows you to use the gpu on the sandy bridge / ivy bridge cpu. P67 does not.
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Originally Posted by Explicit528 View Post
Oh, what about overclocking ability? Do both mobos overclock well? Does the Z68 overclock better?
My p8z68-v takes my i5 to 4.8 daily and maxed it at 5.4GHz...the p67 would do the same.
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post #10 of 11
I vote Z68 purely based on it's feature set and that it is the latest Intel Chipset, so why not?

I'm thoroughly pleased with mine.
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