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Originally Posted by Tom Thumb View Post
I was wondering what is the best 1155 board I could get by ASUS for overclocking, but keeping in mind that I won't be going sli or crossfire. Sticking to a single card. Will be using an SSD though!!!
Thanks.
Actually he didn't say he if he would be using SSD as a boot drive or for SSD caching, just that he will be using as SSD.
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Either one is fine though. No point going P67 since it is the same price most of the time with Z68.
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post #13 of 25
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Asus has the best 1155 lineup alongside asrock. Then comes MSI and way way below is Gigabyte.
says what?

on HWbot, the Maximus IV has most of the top clocking results.

In the top 20, there 2-3 MSI (big bang, and GD65), i think 1 or 2 P8P67 (evo), and then the rest are MIVE.

The maximus is really the best board you can get if you want the maximum overclock.

In the next 20ish, you get a couple more P8P67, and a ton of UD7s, and some MIVE's
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post #14 of 25
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Either one is fine though. No point going P67 since it is the same price most of the time with Z68.
I agree there, if they're the same price. Just having on board video might be worth getting Z68 especially if you are only going to have 1 gpu. That way if something happens to your gpu you can still use your pc.
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post #15 of 25
A Maximus is really overpriced tbh. And even tho it is Z68, it doesnt have any video outputs. I would go with the P8Z68 Pro. The video output is really handy when you aint got a video card problem (already used it )
    
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post #16 of 25
I would think that the Maximus IV Extreme Gene Z68 would meet your needs based on what I have read.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131759
    
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post #17 of 25
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Why are people not answering the question. He wants Asus. SSD cache so Z68.

So P8Z68-V. Or maximus.

Done.
OP wants to use SSD, not SSD caching. So P67 can do the job.
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post #18 of 25
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I would think that the Maximus IV Extreme Gene Z68 would meet your needs based on what I have read.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131759
From what I read here there's a Maximus IV Extreme-Z and a Maximus IV Gene-Z, not a Maximus IV Extreme Gene .

But since the Maximus IV Extreme-Z is an extended ATX and will not fit in every cases, I think the OP should go for the Maximus IV Gene-Z (microATX, but since he don't need 40 PCIE for CF/SLI, there's no point of getting more slots), it has everything you need for overclocking (and it does have a video output for backup in the form of an HDMI port )
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From what I read here there's a Maximus IV Extreme-Z and a Maximus IV Gene-Z, not a Maximus IV Extreme Gene .

But since the Maximus IV Extreme-Z is an extended ATX and will not fit in every cases, I think the OP should go for the Maximus IV Gene-Z (microATX, but since he don't need 40 PCIE for CF/SLI, there's no point of getting more slots), it has everything you need for overclocking (and it does have a video output for backup in the form of an HDMI port )
But less power phases then the -v or the maximus. Still a great board.
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post #20 of 25
Maximus Gene-Z will fit you perfectly.
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