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"Many Z68 motherboards also will have a power switching feature for graphics cards. Basically with this motherboard you can run both the integrated Intel graphics unit inside the processor, but you can also install a dedicated graphics card. The implementation LucidLogix Virtu switches in-between the two GPUs based on your need.

So as example, in Desktop mode you'd be utilizing the Intel IGP whereas you startup a Game your Radeon of GeForce graphics card will kick in. The idea here is to use the best of both worlds while consuming as little power as possible."
Considering I've only had problems with graphics switching in my laptop, I think I'm going to avoid that.

Asrock Gen 3 it is.
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Get it, it's a good board, I highly recommend it
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Get it, it's a good board, I highly recommend it
Cool. Adding 16gb of dominators too. Folding and VMs will be happy with that.

Just have to use the 1156 rasa adapter I have right??
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Wont that just get disabled anyway with SLI? Anyway, I think a 2600k, and two 570s will be plenty fast enough, and eventually Ivy.
Video encoding? Quick Sync blows CUDA out of the water.
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I have this in my cart right now. Can I do better at this price? Don't need the SSD caching really.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157265
Go with this board
gigabyte p67a ud4
its a great mobo,only $149.
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Cool. Adding 16gb of dominators too. Folding and VMs will be happy with that.

Just have to use the 1156 rasa adapter I have right??
Yeah the mounting for 1156 is the same for 1155.

By the way you ain't gonna get anything better than that with the same price tag. Don't hesistate one bit.

UD4 is a decent mobo, however the BIOS sucks IMHO, they should've had UEFI support atleast, in the 1155 dept my experience so far hasn't been great with them (LLC settings Offset mode etc). I usually go for Asus, MSI or Asrock and Biostar nowadays.
Edited by munaim1 - 10/19/11 at 5:48pm
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I have this in my cart right now. Can I do better at this price? Don't need the SSD caching really.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157265
Go with this board
gigabyte p67a ud4
its a great mobo,costs only $149.
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that's a board i would recommend or the z68 version..i don't think it's very much more..
 
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post #19 of 23
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Go with this board
gigabyte p67a ud4
its a great mobo,costs only $149.
I like the looks of the asrock better. Thanks though.

And the Z68 version of the asrock is $200, I don't plan on getting a SSD and I don't do video encoding. So the p67 is fine with me.
Edited by metroidfreak - 10/19/11 at 5:50pm
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I like the looks of the asrock better. Thanks though.

And the Z68 version of the asrock is $200, I don't plan on getting a SSD and I don't do video encoding. So the Z68 is fine with me.
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