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Are most of the kinks been worked out?

When i got to stores i hear the boot loop problems and so many problems then i did with x58. I am kinda worried to go to sandy bridge?


Also is 70% rubbing alcohol good enough to clean a cpu off and then wipe it down with a towel ?
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Don't be worried to go SB. Z68 are mainly fine now, just pick a good board.

Yes 70% should be fine as long as the other ingredients don't precipitate out onto the CPU and/or Heat Sink heat exchanger.
 
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Yes 70% should be fine as long as the other ingredients don't precipitate out onto the CPU and/or Heat Sink heat exchanger.
thiis and wipe with coffee filters as the dont leave any paper threads behind

there are so many good z68 an p67 borads out there nowdays, just get a GEN III and you should not have any worries. if you dont need the benifits of what z68 offers over p67, this is my fav atm ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 which is probably the best sub $150mobo on the curent market as well as feature rich solid performer
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157265&Tpk=asrock%20p67%20extreme4
http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=P67%20Extreme4%20Gen3

or if you want the z68 features of SSD caching or just a z68 in genreal then its big brother ASRock Z68 EXTREME4 GEN3 for the best sub $200
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157264
http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=Z68%20Extreme4%20Gen3

Asus are making great sandy bridge paltforms too so is gigabyte, if your worried about boot loops, probably look at GEN IIIs and/or the latest revision. happy new year smile.gif
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The boot loop thing is so over done. "my friend heard from his coworker that the p67s and z68s boot loop, omg ohnoes don't buy"

Don't buy into it. A lot of it stems from the boards setting the bclk, which on sb can do up to 4 powercycles before it sets, and mostly only after changing oc mhz settings. Or old bios versions.
    
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You can easily prevent the double boots by setting it to X.M.P in bios..

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