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I'll keep it short, I'm RMA'ing my first revision P8P67 for a refund (£117).

P8P67/2500k/4GB-1333/HD5670
  1. My RMA refund is ready
  2. I'll buy before I post my P8P67
  3. No OC'ing / No use for CFX/SLI
  4. Need stability/quality/value

GA-H67M-D2: £74
DH67BL: £77
GA-H67M-UD2H: £80

How do people feel about intel motherboards?

I hear they are very stable, how so compared to a simple gigabyte model?

The warrantys are all 3 years, I simple cannot decide
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Why are you buying an H67 ?
You can't overclock with a H67.
There's no point in buying a 2500k if you're going to put it on a H67...might as well use a 2500...

Good boards: B3 versions of Gigabyte UD5, Asus Sabertooth, Asrock Extreme 4, P8p67 Pro...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Falkentyne View Post
There's no point in buying a 2500k if you're going to put it on a H67...might as well use a 2500...
For the Intel HD 3000 graphics instead of 2000 graphics?
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Originally Posted by Falkentyne View Post
Why are you buying an H67 ?
You can't overclock with a H67.
There's no point in buying a 2500k if you're going to put it on a H67...might as well use a 2500...

Good boards: B3 versions of Gigabyte UD5, Asus Sabertooth, Asrock Extreme 4, P8p67 Pro...
I already own a 2500K, I am RMA'ing my P67.

I do not want to OC, that is why I am going for a cheaper option such as H67.
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Truthfully Intel MOBO quality is horrible. I had 3 DG41TY motherboards die in 2010 and one die this year. I dont even overclock on these because you cant. I'm never buying Intel MOBO's again...but then again their customer service was very helpful and fast...hhmmm

Edit: Never got one BSOD after 2 years of using them so they are stable until the SATA ports die on you... or the NIC dies...
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And why wouldn't you just get the same board you RMA'd?

Sure the H67 chipset boards are cheaper but not much so. Also I wasn't aware that Asus was providing RMA refunds?

The P8P67 is a great board. Mind you I'm still trying to understand why you bought a 2500k with no intention of overclocking...

The non-K version of the 2500 is about $30 cheaper.


Stability is irrelevant if you have no intention of overclocking. Any chip/board combo will be perfectly stable at stock speeds.
Edited by Robilar - 3/27/11 at 6:51pm
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