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I just ordered an AsRock P67 Extreme 4 Gen 3 mother board for a new build. I had used Gigabyte boards on my two previous builds. I didn't really need the Z68 and I wanted the Gen.3 as I might go Ivy bridge. Did I make a good choice?
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yeah u did good
Edited by Dwood - 10/16/11 at 9:35am
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P67 and Z68 will be compatible with Ivy Bridge
Although the Z68 have an extra Asrock is the PCIE 3.0, if you can change to a model Z68 G3 would be even a better buy
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Originally Posted by WilliamP View Post
I just ordered an AsRock P67 Extreme 4 Gen 3 mother board for a new build. I had used Gigabyte boards on my two previous builds. I didn't really need the Z68 and I wanted the Gen.3 as I might go Ivy bridge. Did I make a good choice?
You have made a wise decision grasshopper..lol
You'll be very supprised how responsive and aggressive this board is. They oc like beast's.
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Excellent choice!
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