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Asus p8p67 -vs- evga p67 ftw

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which would you say is a better motherboard and why?
ASUS P8P67
EVGA P67 FTW
im looking to have a 3-way SLI with the evga gtx 465 and i need room for a sound card.
post #2 of 11
im a big fan of EVGA, this P55 FTW hasnt given me a single problem, was as simple as assemble, install windows, OC and go.

so id definently go EVGA....if only i could afford SB...
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I gotta say this since I feel like it'd be mean if I didn't. I tried 3 way on the Asus there and I couldn't get everything to fit in my ENORMOUS NZXT Phantom. (By everything I mean including soundcard etc.) I realize that NZXT Phantom isn't actually that space efficient, but you may want to consider a cleaner/bigger case if you haven't thought about it.
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I gotta say this since I feel like it'd be mean if I didn't. I tried 3 way on the Asus there and I couldn't get everything to fit in my ENORMOUS NZXT Phantom. (By everything I mean including soundcard etc.) I realize that NZXT Phantom isn't actually that space efficient, but you may want to consider a cleaner/bigger case if you haven't thought about it.
the nzxt phantom is the case im getting to so thank you
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my only concern if that the pci express slot doesn't have enough space for a sound card
post #6 of 11
Most defo the Asus. I had one of them. Serious build quality and 0 bios issues. I have heard about some bios issues with the EVGA's. Also the Asus has superior PCI-E spacing. I would have no doubts and just buy the Asus mate.
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Most defo the Asus. I had one of them. Serious build quality and 0 bios issues. I have heard about some bios issues with the EVGA's. Also the Asus has superior PCI-E spacing. I would have no doubts and just buy the Asus mate.
alright thanks thats what i had planned from the beginning
post #8 of 11
I'd get the WS
Two reasons!
1. I'm very happy with my ASUS P8P67 Pro!
2. ASUS are the most popular 1155 mobo manufacturer on OCN! So loads of help if you ever needed it
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post #9 of 11
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will 2 evga gtx 460's and a sound card fit on the ASUS P8P67 in the nzxt phantom
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the asus, and oh yea because the EVGA seem to have BIOs issues.
Edited by Sin0822 - 11/5/11 at 12:54pm
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