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Msi z68a gd65 g3 or asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 ?
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asus (but then I am partial to asus)
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Hey guys ...

Sorry 4 necro posting ...

But I was curious ...

I can get the GD65 gen3 for a lot cheaper than the Asus z68-v pro ... how do these boards actually compare ...

Running a rig similar to my rig below ...

Also ... OP ... which board did u get ... are u happy ??
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GD65 Should b3 fine. SB is limited from the CPU then MB itself.
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If you do go with the asus board there is a large family that can assist you in any troubles you may encounter, that in inself makes it easy. Have you even considered the ASRock z68 e4-g3/ e3-g3? Asrock is really making great strides with their new lines and they are a very solid preformer and clock's nicely.
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I have considered the ASRock route ... but I have heard their bios is not as good and the asus has better power phases ...

Choosing a motherboard used to be easy ... but with all the features now ... it really gets hard.

is z68 really worth it ?? ... I mean ... I won't be using an SSD as they are insanely priced in my country ... and the rest of the z68 features don't sound overly handy...

The reason I ask is cause I just found an Asus P67 Evo for less than the Asus z68-v pro and it has duel lan which is a definite plus in my books ...
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Originally Posted by Emissary of Pain View Post

I have considered the ASRock route ... but I have heard their bios is not as good and the asus has better power phases ...
Choosing a motherboard used to be easy ... but with all the features now ... it really gets hard.
is z68 really worth it ?? ... I mean ... I won't be using an SSD as they are insanely priced in my country ... and the rest of the z68 features don't sound overly handy...
The reason I ask is cause I just found an Asus P67 Evo for less than the Asus z68-v pro and it has duel lan which is a definite plus in my books ...

The asus p67 evo is a kick ass board! you can't go wrong with it. or if you want to save a few dollars go with the asus p67 pro there is realy no difference from the evo that you would miss
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sorry for this much late reply,bought Msi z68a gd65 g3,and it is superb mb,it was on a discount...so that helped a lot going for it.
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