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Which mobo? Also P67 or z68?

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Ok, so I was planning on getting an Asus P8Z68 V Pro, but is there any other mobos that you guys recommend? I'll be OCing an i5 2500k, and I'm just curious if there's any better mobos out there for around the same price range (around 200, the cheaper the better but I'll pay more for significantly better performance) Also, my friend said the Asus Maximus IV Extreme B3 was an amazing board, but its 350 bucks...also, its p67. Isn't z68 better?
Edited by Explicit528 - 10/17/11 at 6:41pm
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Do you do video editing a lot? If so stick with Z68 for Quick Sync (IGPU), otherwise go with whichever is the cheapest.
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I'm liking the Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3, comes with pci-e 3.0 out of the box. Black with gold caps is always an awesome combo. You might want to look at that too.
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Seems the P67 can't access the onboard IGP and doesn't have the SSD funcitons of the Z68

So ultimately P67 & Z68 OC but Z68 has a few more options (from my inquiry a few days ago)


I'd check into a Z68 (Gigabyte has one for $96 on newegg that looks nice)
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AsRock z68 Extreme4 gen3 ..good board..boots faster than asus
 
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Fast responses, I'll stick with z68 and I'll look into the asrock board, thanks guys, and I mostly game btw, don't really edit at all
Edited by Explicit528 - 10/17/11 at 6:49pm
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Take Asrock or Asus (have more phase) MSI have low phase Z68A-GD55(G3) has 9 phase (6+2+1)
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