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headscratch.gif Seriously!? You could of join in this thread conversation which is the same question you're asking... http://www.overclock.net/intel-motherboards/1143633-mb-intel-i5-2500k.html

Yeah, people are starting alot of these everyday. Same question each time.

I think people should try and do a little research for themselves and look at one of the many threads started about this subject.
    
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hehe so i'm not the only one 'cept i've waited since my bday on jan the 28th... i could have been gaming for 8 months now...
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whats the difference between the asrock extreme3 z68 and the extreme4 p67?
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whats the difference between the asrock extreme3 z68 and the extreme4 p67?
With Z68 u can use SB integrated gfx and with this mobo u get pci-e 3 ready when new gfx come
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yeah but i mean what the difference is between extreme 3 and 4. is the build quality different? power phases, and thus overclockability? the extreme 3 z68 is only 116 euros, and has 2 pci-e slots. the extreme4 is p67 and has 3 pci-e slots and is 140 euros. would the extreme 3 be the better choice, since i will never put in more than 2 cards?
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i guess the asrock p67 extreme 4 gen 3 is a winner?
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can anyone post overclocking results with a asrock p67 extreme4 gen 3?
post #18 of 20
I'd go for Z68, because it can make SSD go really fast. And another thing, P67 boards are cheaper gaming performance is negligible compared to Z68. My local store didn't have Asus P8P67 Pro on stock and they couldn't get more of them, so I decided to go with GA-Z68XP-UD3P. The price between those two were minimal.
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I'd go for Z68, because it can make SSD go really fast. And another thing, P67 boards are cheaper gaming performance is negligible compared to Z68. My local store didn't have Asus P8P67 Pro on stock and they couldn't get more of them, so I decided to go with GA-Z68XP-UD3P. The price between those two were minimal.
"Makes SSD go really fast?"

You mean you can increase a standard HDD's performance by using the SSD as caching?

The Z68 allows SSD caching and the use of the iGPU for low-power graphics and transcoding.

The P67's in my eyes are more of a performance board in my mind since they don't use the iGPU at all, it doesn't even get power. This should translate to lower temps.
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"Makes SSD go really fast?"

You mean you can increase a standard HDD's performance by using the SSD as caching?

The Z68 allows SSD caching and the use of the iGPU for low-power graphics and transcoding.

The P67's in my eyes are more of a performance board in my mind since they don't use the iGPU at all, it doesn't even get power. This should translate to lower temps.
Yes, I messed that one up, I meant to say "make HDD go really fast" but I had the word SSD in my head, then I just wrote SSD.
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