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Poll Results: Which P67 are you getting?

 
  • 39% (87)
    ASUS
  • 16% (35)
    ASUS Maximus/Sabertooth
  • 27% (60)
    Gigabyte UD
  • 4% (10)
    EVGA
  • 2% (6)
    Biostar
  • 3% (8)
    Asrock
  • 2% (5)
    Intel
  • 3% (7)
    Other (?)
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post #21 of 112
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Originally Posted by Boyboyd View Post
That's what my dad was talking about. He said there was one asus board that was mostly covered with plastic for some reason. I thought he was just drunk or something.

anyone got any more information on this?
It's a Tactical Vest (also known as a Dust Jacket). It is supposed to keep all of the components underneath cooler than without the jacket. I believe it said that coolers which blow down onto the board will work the best with it, but it's definitely not a necessity I'm sure. That's the only real reason for it. lol I just think it looks awesome. ^_^
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post #22 of 112
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Originally Posted by jackbrennan2008 View Post
From what i've read that plastic housing that is encasing everything will allow a top down CPU cooler to blow air down under the housing to cool the motherboards components. So it's useless if your watercooling and most likely will just make it hotter.
I bet it's hit-and-miss as to wether it works or not.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Melee View Post
It's a Tactical Vest (also known as a Dust Jacket). It is supposed to keep all of the components underneath cooler than without the jacket. I believe it said that coolers which blow down onto the board will work the best with it, but it's definitely not a necessity I'm sure. That's the only real reason for it. lol I just think it looks awesome. ^_^
I don't have a cooler that blows down though, so won't it make everything hotter? A bit of googling suggests that it's also there to protect the minor parts from the heat of the graphics cards.
post #23 of 112
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well judging from the X58 and P55 Sabertooth, I'm sure they know what they're doing... besides, it's ASUS, quality stuff - always

you guys dont think tons of research/testing went into that vest? lol.

like they really just threw a vest on and crossed their fingers that it doesnt overheat

its called common sense
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post #24 of 112
I really wish I could find an easy yo read breakdown of the boards coming out. As it is, I'm almost completely lost as to what features each brands iterations are featuring.

I suppose tight now depending on price and what little I know about the boards, I'm between thr asus pro snd thr gigabyte ud5
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post #25 of 112
I wanna see what EVGA comes out with before others. They haven't failed me yet, and are my top choice.
 
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post #26 of 112
The sabertooth board is so nice I might just buy one to hang on my wall...
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post #27 of 112
Either Asus Sabertooth/Deluxe
Or Gigabyte UD(4)
post #28 of 112
So from what I understand, P67 supports overclocking but disables the Sandy Bridge integrated GPU. H67 enables the GPU but doesn't allow overclocking. Is this correct?

If so that's annoying. I'd like overclocking and the GPU. Not that I'd use the GPU, but I'd always have a spare if my main graphics card melts down or something.
post #29 of 112
Gigabyte for me. I just love the look of the ud7
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post #30 of 112
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Originally Posted by mott555 View Post
So from what I understand, P67 supports overclocking but disables the Sandy Bridge integrated GPU. H67 enables the GPU but doesn't allow overclocking. Is this correct?

If so that's annoying. I'd like overclocking and the GPU. Not that I'd use the GPU, but I'd always have a spare if my main graphics card melts down or something.
Wait for the Z68 chipset.
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