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Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
or
P67 EXTREME4 GEN3

Z68 + for SSD's
P67 + for USB's
Am I missing anything else that seperates the two? I don't care about onboard video. What have your experience been with them?
Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Peanuts4 View Post

Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
or
P67 EXTREME4 GEN3

Z68 + for SSD's
P67 + for USB's
Am I missing anything else that seperates the two? I don't care about onboard video. What have your experience been with them?
Thanks in advance

You mean more rear USB port? Do you even need that many to being with?
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post #3 of 14
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I want a minimum of 6, I have 4 on my current board and it sucks. But is there any other performance differences I would even notice? How big is the SSD performance difference?
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You going with I5 or I7? will SLI or CF be in the cards?
    
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post #5 of 14
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Originally Posted by We Gone View Post

You going with I5 or I7? will SLI or CF be in the cards?

Have an i5 2500
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post #6 of 14
From what I have read both are very good MB's I would go for the Z68 just to be a bit more future proof.

have you read this

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4199/lucids-virtu-enables-simultaneous-integrateddiscrete-gpu-on-sandy-bridge-platforms
    
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post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by We Gone View Post

From what I have read both are very good MB's I would go for the Z68 just to be a bit more future proof.
have you read this
http://www.anandtech.com/show/4199/lucids-virtu-enables-simultaneous-integrateddiscrete-gpu-on-sandy-bridge-platforms

I think I am missing something? Isn't that for if I want to run the gpu and video card at the same time?
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Originally Posted by Peanuts4 View Post

I think I am missing something? Isn't that for if I want to run the gpu and video card at the same time?

Which will be useful if you are planning to use iGPU for Quick Sync, or iGPU for other things when dGPU is crunching.

2500, but not 2500K?
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post #9 of 14
if I had an i5 2500 I wouldn't get either mobo.. Just get yourself a nice budget board.
    
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post #10 of 14
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if I had an i5 2500 I wouldn't get either mobo.. Just get yourself a nice budget board.

2500k sorry
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