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post #11 of 27
Asus boards have improved alot in my opinion. Only 10% of CPUs can hit the 4.8 GHz range. And 2% out of that 10% can hit 5.0GHz with safe voltages. These are the D2 Costa Rica batched chips.
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Originally Posted by hirolla888 View Post

The Asus ROG boards.
However I'd go with a Asus P8Z68-V PRO Gen3. Ivy ready and comes with everything you could need. Also a great overclocker.
Wouldn't recommend Gigabyte, I've used 2 of their P67 boards (the UD3 and UD5) and I wasn't impressed. No UEFI, overclocking isn't as smooth as on the Asus boards and their software utilities SUCK.
ASRock is good if you want to a great bang for buck board, but you will sacrifice 2 years of warranty (Asus have 3 years, ASRock have 1).
No experience with MSI.

i really love asus, my 1156 asus mobo been good to me since day 1. so i look into that mobo and it's really good also gonna change my mind now smile.gif.
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post #13 of 27
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read the manual at msi.com
i wasnt kidding about the limitations of a chipset
http://msi.com/service/download/manual-17221.html
not detering you but if your surprised after the purchase, its your own fault tongue.gif

thanks i didn't know that, bye bye msi here i come asus biggrin.gif.
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whats the difference between the ASUS P8Z68 DELUXE Gen3 vs Asus P8Z68-V PRO Gen3 and which one is better.
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whats the difference between the ASUS P8Z68 DELUXE Gen3 vs Asus P8Z68-V PRO Gen3.

Nothing much, I think its an usb 3.0 box and and extra LAN connection with the deluxe.

Why not go for the Gene Z? or the Maximus mobo's?
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Nothing much, I think its an usb 3.0 box and and extra LAN connection with the deluxe.
Why not go for the Gene Z? or the Maximus mobo's?

to much money, i don't want to spend that much on a Mobo and the extra features is not worth it to me.
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post #17 of 27
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whats the difference between the ASUS P8Z68 DELUXE Gen3 vs Asus P8Z68-V PRO Gen3 and which one is better.
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to much money, i don't want to spend that much on a Mobo and the extra features is not worth it to me.

What feature do you need? Firewire? 3-way SLI?
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post #18 of 27
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What feature do you need? Firewire? 3-way SLI?

i don't need 3-way sli & firewire, i only need 2-way sli.
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post #19 of 27
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whats the difference between the ASUS P8Z68 DELUXE Gen3 vs Asus P8Z68-V PRO Gen3 and which one is better.
Quote:
Originally Posted by munaim1 View Post

Nothing much, I think its an usb 3.0 box and and extra LAN connection with the deluxe.
Pretty much this ^, plus an extra heatsink located south of the socket, a useless weak blue LED under the chipset heatsink, and 4 more power phases.

The Deluxe is technically better, but honestly I've extensively used both the PRO and the Deluxe and can't tell them apart in "real world" scenarios.
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A more important question is, what's your budget?
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