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See my mobo for my suggestion. I would also highly suggest against the 2600k for gaming even with the (impossible) idea of future proofing.
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i was thinking about this as well for the p67 vs z68 the price difference is smaller when from 2500k vs 2600k but is the SSD cache worth it i see alot of specs on the forums with an p67
is that just cause they didn't want to upgrade for the ssd cache or is the improments not worth the extra investments i'll look it up further myself but it seems people haven't been impressed by it

ASRock EXTREME4 GEN3 does look really nice with the add future upgrade option
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i was thinking about this as well for the p67 vs z68 the price difference is smaller when from 2500k vs 2600k but is the SSD cache worth it i see alot of specs on the forums with an p67
is that just cause they didn't want to upgrade for the ssd cache or is the improments not worth the extra investments i'll look it up further myself but it seems people haven't been impressed by it

ASRock EXTREME4 GEN3 does look really nice with the add future upgrade option
I think many people bought a P67 board before Z68 came out, but the reason why I bought a P67 board is because there are no Z68 boards that have any extra features I think I would care about - including SSD caching.

To me, SSD caching feels like an interim type of technology; like this is what we will have until SSD prices drop to far more reasonable levels. However, I think there are some people who are really liking this technology, so I don't know.

I'm extremely happy with my board.
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i5-2500K @ 4.5GHz (1.368-1.384V fixed voltage) ASUS P8P67 EVO B3 (UEFI ver. 1850) GTX 780 ASUS DirectCU II (1228 / 6300, 1.180V) G.SKILL Ripjaws X 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1866MHz, CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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