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Judging from the specs, it seems Intel has catered Z68 specially for enthusiasts which allows better processor overclocking, discrete graphics support and SSD caching capability. With these enhancements, Intel has priced the Z68 chipset some US$8 higher than the P67 counterpart. The launch for the Z68 chipset is slated for first week of May.


I have heard this rumor for other sources as well. Intel may be resurrecting Turbo Memory in a different form. Supposedly, you will attach a SSD and it will act as a cache for your HDDs. The most commonly used files will be cached on the SSD for first-level access.

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Z68 will likely not be an LGA1155 chipset (maybe 1356 or 2011)
I just don't see how it's possible
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Z68 will likely not be an LGA1155 chipset (maybe 1356 or 2011)
I just don't see how it's possible
Pretty sure it's already been confirmed.

Many of the reviews that came out with Sandy's debut hinted that folks should wait on Z68 so they could have the benefits of Quick-Sync and maintain overclockability.

This would just be the icing on the cake.
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I wonder what specific characteristics in the chipset will allow for faster SSD performance? I know they state "SSD Caching" but I wonder exactly what they are purporting to have improved.
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