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I'm choosing between asus P8Z68-V GEN3 and asus MAXIMUS IV GENE-Z

any suggestions? What are +/- of each board? Thank you
Edited by Sharky[SVN] - 11/2/11 at 10:16am
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post #2 of 8
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Originally Posted by Sharky[SVN] View Post
I'm choosing between asus P8Z68-V GEN3 and asus MAXIMUS IV GEN-Z

any suggestions? What are +/- of each board? Thank you
I love it, and it benchmarked well.

and it's mATX. and cheaper.

What are you looking for, anyways?
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post #3 of 8
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Cheaper? in my coumntry its 2€ more than p8z68-v gen3

Nothing special, mostly gor gaming and overclocking to at least 4,5ghz
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post #4 of 8
Unless your looking for the mATX form, go with the p8. More options down the road for connectivity (pci slots). The boards would be similar is most benchmarks, either should suit your needs just fine .
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post #5 of 8
yep p8z68-v pro gen 3. i own it and love it!
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post #6 of 8
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Eh what the hell, i ordered P8Z68-V PRO/Gen3 and Crucial M4 128GB SSD to go with it
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post #7 of 8
awesome! enjoy lol
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post #8 of 8
sweet!

you must do a build log and post the link in this thread so i can sta......erm watch you
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Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 Noctua NH-D14 Win7 Pro FX2490HD 
PowerCaseMouse
Seasonic X660 Antec Three Hundred Saitek Rat 7 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ Gateway GM5072 AMD HD5550 2.0 Gb 
Hard DriveMonitorKeyboardPower
Seagate Barracuda 500Gb Samsung FX2490 MS Keyboard 3000 300w generic 
Mouse
MS Intellipoint 3000 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k GigaByte Z68M-D2H-B3 MSI 560 Ti TFIII Corsair Vengance 
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Samsung 830 Antec Khuler 920 Win7 HP Samsung FX2490 
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