Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel Motherboards › Which P67 board to go with?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Which P67 board to go with?

post #1 of 12
Thread Starter 
I am pretty sure this questions has been asked many times but I'm going to ask any way.

My budget is around 200 - 250
plan to 560 ti SLI
its for my 2600K
and i want to try to OC for the first time

was thinking about sabertooth p67 but you guys will know better. So, any suggestions?
MY RIG
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k  Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H Asus Gtx 670T Corsair vegenence 16gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial 300 64g / WD 1tb H100 Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Catleap Q270 
KeyboardPowerCase
Ducky Shine  Corsair AX850 Corsair Obsedian 650D 
  hide details  
Reply
MY RIG
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k  Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H Asus Gtx 670T Corsair vegenence 16gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial 300 64g / WD 1tb H100 Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Catleap Q270 
KeyboardPowerCase
Ducky Shine  Corsair AX850 Corsair Obsedian 650D 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 12
The Sabertooth does not have a 12+2 VRM, unlike the P8P67 Pro (which seems to be quite difficult to find at the moment, aside from on eBay). The ASUS P8P67 Deluxe has a 16+2 VRM. This is definitely something to consider if you want to get into overclocking. The Pro and Deluxe can support 8x/8x SLI. (16x/16x is completely unnecessary unless you're running an outrageous resolution). The Pro is somewhere around $200 while the Deluxe is about $240.

If you take a look in the "5GHz Sandy Bridge club" you might notice that just about everyone is running a P8P67, P8P67 Pro or P8P67 Deluxe.. something to keep in mind.

I'll be buying a P8P67 Pro as soon as they are back in stock on Newegg or TigerDirect. I have an HAF 932 and 2500k sitting here waiting for the motherboard.

Hope this helps.
RUBICON-SR1
(15 items)
 
VAIO-EB4-HD
(13 items)
 
ALPHA-SR1
(13 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-2500k @ 4.80 GHz (1.45v) ASUS P8P67 PRO (B3) eVGA GeForce GTX 460 768MB 16GB (8GBx2) G.Skill Ripjaws X 1866MHz DDR3 9-1... 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
Samsung 830 Series 128GB SSD Western Digital WD1001FALS 1TB ASUS 24x DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8 Pro 64bit Samsung 24" 1920x1200 Logitech S520 Wireless Corsair HX650 Fully Modular (SeaSonic in disguise) 
CaseMouse
Cooler Master HAF 932 Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer 2.0 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-480M Intel HM55-based ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650M 1GB 2x4GB DDR3 1066 
OSMonitorCaseMouse
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit 15.5" 1920x1080 VAIO Premium Display VAIO EB4 series (Iridescent Blue) VAIO VGP-BMS15/WI Bluetooth 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel E4300 @ 3.20 GHz Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3 rev3.3 ATI Radeon HD 5850 1GB 4GB (2GBx2) Kingston HyperX PC6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Western Digital WD1001FALS 1TB Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 24" Samsung SyncMaster 245BW Logitech wireless 
PowerCaseMouse
SeaSonic M12II 520W CM Praetorian PAC-T01-EK Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer 2.0 
  hide details  
Reply
RUBICON-SR1
(15 items)
 
VAIO-EB4-HD
(13 items)
 
ALPHA-SR1
(13 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-2500k @ 4.80 GHz (1.45v) ASUS P8P67 PRO (B3) eVGA GeForce GTX 460 768MB 16GB (8GBx2) G.Skill Ripjaws X 1866MHz DDR3 9-1... 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
Samsung 830 Series 128GB SSD Western Digital WD1001FALS 1TB ASUS 24x DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8 Pro 64bit Samsung 24" 1920x1200 Logitech S520 Wireless Corsair HX650 Fully Modular (SeaSonic in disguise) 
CaseMouse
Cooler Master HAF 932 Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer 2.0 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-480M Intel HM55-based ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650M 1GB 2x4GB DDR3 1066 
OSMonitorCaseMouse
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit 15.5" 1920x1080 VAIO Premium Display VAIO EB4 series (Iridescent Blue) VAIO VGP-BMS15/WI Bluetooth 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel E4300 @ 3.20 GHz Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3 rev3.3 ATI Radeon HD 5850 1GB 4GB (2GBx2) Kingston HyperX PC6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Western Digital WD1001FALS 1TB Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 24" Samsung SyncMaster 245BW Logitech wireless 
PowerCaseMouse
SeaSonic M12II 520W CM Praetorian PAC-T01-EK Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer 2.0 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 12
all asus board's are great in overcklockilng the sabertooth is great it can achive 5 GhZ easely chek the overcklochking review it contain 9 mobos http://translate.google.co.ma/transl...n&hl=&ie=UTF-8
post #4 of 12
Your other option could be Gigabyte either the UD4 or UD5 depending on what you need or want.
The Raven
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-2600K Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD5-B3 EVGA GTX 570 SC EVGA GTX 570 SC 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
16GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X 1866 Samsung 840 Pro  iHAS324 - Lite-On DVD-RW Noctua NH-D14 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 10 ASUS VN248 ASUS VN248 Logitech G510 
PowerCaseMouse
XFX 850W BE SILVERSTONE RV02B-EW Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
The Raven
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-2600K Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD5-B3 EVGA GTX 570 SC EVGA GTX 570 SC 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
16GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X 1866 Samsung 840 Pro  iHAS324 - Lite-On DVD-RW Noctua NH-D14 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 10 ASUS VN248 ASUS VN248 Logitech G510 
PowerCaseMouse
XFX 850W BE SILVERSTONE RV02B-EW Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 12
Thread Starter 
i was looking at some gigabyte p67 too.. is it a good board to start out with?
MY RIG
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k  Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H Asus Gtx 670T Corsair vegenence 16gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial 300 64g / WD 1tb H100 Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Catleap Q270 
KeyboardPowerCase
Ducky Shine  Corsair AX850 Corsair Obsedian 650D 
  hide details  
Reply
MY RIG
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k  Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H Asus Gtx 670T Corsair vegenence 16gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial 300 64g / WD 1tb H100 Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Catleap Q270 
KeyboardPowerCase
Ducky Shine  Corsair AX850 Corsair Obsedian 650D 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 12
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...^13-131-701-TS

you decide. First the UD5 has 20 VRM's which is the same as the Maximus IV Extreme. It also does 16x/8x if you want to go SLI vs Asus Deluxe and lower are 8x/8x. You also get the benefit of Dual Bios, you lack dual NIC's (unless your doing Internet Connection Sharing is pointless anyway for most home users), you lose the 2 Marvel SATA III ports (which almost made me get the UD7).
Edited by bratas - 3/30/11 at 1:36pm
The Raven
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-2600K Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD5-B3 EVGA GTX 570 SC EVGA GTX 570 SC 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
16GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X 1866 Samsung 840 Pro  iHAS324 - Lite-On DVD-RW Noctua NH-D14 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 10 ASUS VN248 ASUS VN248 Logitech G510 
PowerCaseMouse
XFX 850W BE SILVERSTONE RV02B-EW Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
The Raven
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-2600K Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD5-B3 EVGA GTX 570 SC EVGA GTX 570 SC 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
16GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X 1866 Samsung 840 Pro  iHAS324 - Lite-On DVD-RW Noctua NH-D14 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 10 ASUS VN248 ASUS VN248 Logitech G510 
PowerCaseMouse
XFX 850W BE SILVERSTONE RV02B-EW Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 12
Go with Gigabyte or Asrock s board becuz as u can see in this forum , asus p67 s boards are those that have the most problems.
As ROCK!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k 4,8 Ghz 1.435v 4,6 ghz 24/7 Asrock p67 extreme 4 Ga-Gtx 560 ti 960 mhz 4200 mhz mem 4G RipjawsX 1600 mhz 8-8-8-24 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
window 7 22 inchs acer side winder x 6 POS Corsair ax 750w 
CaseMouse
Antec 9 hundreds 2 Razer death adder 
  hide details  
Reply
As ROCK!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k 4,8 Ghz 1.435v 4,6 ghz 24/7 Asrock p67 extreme 4 Ga-Gtx 560 ti 960 mhz 4200 mhz mem 4G RipjawsX 1600 mhz 8-8-8-24 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
window 7 22 inchs acer side winder x 6 POS Corsair ax 750w 
CaseMouse
Antec 9 hundreds 2 Razer death adder 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sushimaster View Post
Go with Gigabyte or Asrock s board becuz as u can see in this forum , asus p67 s boards are those that have the most problems.
When more people buy them of course they're going to have the most issues.
post #9 of 12
Thread Starter 
asus p67 deluxe vs Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD5-B3?
MY RIG
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k  Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H Asus Gtx 670T Corsair vegenence 16gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial 300 64g / WD 1tb H100 Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Catleap Q270 
KeyboardPowerCase
Ducky Shine  Corsair AX850 Corsair Obsedian 650D 
  hide details  
Reply
MY RIG
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k  Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H Asus Gtx 670T Corsair vegenence 16gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial 300 64g / WD 1tb H100 Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Catleap Q270 
KeyboardPowerCase
Ducky Shine  Corsair AX850 Corsair Obsedian 650D 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 12
im having the same problem. i cant choose wether to go with the sabertooth or the ud5
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.4Ghz Apple Logic Board nVidia GeForce 320M 2Gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250Gb Hitachi Apple DvD Drive Mac OS X (latest version) Apple 13" LCD Display 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple MacBook keyboard Apple MacBook Charger/10 Hour Battery Apple MacBook Laptop Trackpad/Wireless Mouse for COD4 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.4Ghz Apple Logic Board nVidia GeForce 320M 2Gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250Gb Hitachi Apple DvD Drive Mac OS X (latest version) Apple 13" LCD Display 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple MacBook keyboard Apple MacBook Charger/10 Hour Battery Apple MacBook Laptop Trackpad/Wireless Mouse for COD4 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Intel Motherboards
Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel Motherboards › Which P67 board to go with?