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I notice there are lot of people seems to be getting defective asus p8p67 pro mother board.

is this common issue with asus p8p67 pro model?

I want to order regular version of asus p8p67 not pro since most of the people are reporting defective on pro model.
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Where do you see defective mobos? these boards might be touchy but mine runs flawless. I think most of it is uefi is new so they need updates and ppl are constantly messing with their settings. There are a boot issue on a few but it just requires a cmos clear from what I have read.
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The CMOS clear definitely seems to fix a lot of the weird 'defects'.
There's probably more reports of problems with the Pro, because that's the one most people bought on release night, best value features vs. price and Asus has a good reputation. Asus has been around forever, they'll get the bios software sorted out and it'll continue to be updated.
     
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I had wierd issues with the 0804 original bios I got. Updated to 1003 cleared cmos and bingo everything is 100% ok. I think alot of the problems are just problems from being a new bios for them so It will take some time before uefi is perfected. Also alot of the unstability from what I have seen is due to memory. These boards are finnicky with memory from what I have noticed. But once you either set everything for ram manually or enable xmp everything should be fine.

So in short dont hesitate to buy the board its a very sexy board. I actually liked it more once I got it home and was originally hoping to get a all black or red and black
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I've noticed a lot of the problems have to do with the Marvell 6G controller. I had a lot of problems with mine but I'm finally up and running at 4.6GHz.
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I've noticed a lot of the problems have to do with the Marvell 6G controller. I had a lot of problems with mine but I'm finally up and running at 4.6GHz.
If I remember correctly the intel 6gbs is the better sata to use. What bios are you running?
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If I remember correctly the intel 6gbs is the better sata to use. What bios are you running?
1053, the latest I believe.
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1053, the latest I believe.
Is that bios stable? I am always a bit weary of beta bios's
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Is that bios stable? I am always a bit weary of beta bios's
Everything seems stable so far. I was getting RAM errors whenever I ran it at 1600Mhz. However after upgrading to the new BIOS the problems went away.
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Everything seems stable so far. I was getting RAM errors whenever I ran it at 1600Mhz. However after upgrading to the new BIOS the problems went away.
I got that same issue on original bios but I am using the 1003 and it seems fine.
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