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Next week i'm getting a new i5 2500k, took long to decide between i7 and i5 but finally got to i5. But now im having further doubts on the MOBO, my supplier only sells these:
ASUS P8P67-M PRO (REV 3.0) $260
ASUS P8H67-M EVO (REV 3.0) $210
ASUS P8P67-M (REV 3.0) $190
ASUS P8H67 $155
i really can't tell the difference, they all look much alike.

SO Which one should i buy? (looking forward to OC i5)
Should i also change my RAM?

dont suggest anything from newegg, im from argentina xD
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post #2 of 8
If u're looking forward to OC ur 2500k then the Asus P8P67 is your only choice. The H67 chipset does not allow multiplier overclocking (beyond the normal 4-bin turbo boost). I'd go with the P8P67-M Pro. Btw, does that store happen to have that P8P67 but not the M form model?
Edited by Ocnewb - 4/5/11 at 9:36am
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So you are suggesting to get the ASUS P8P67-M (REV 3.0) $190 or the ASUS P8P67-M PRO (REV 3.0) $260 ??
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Yes, if u have to choose between those 2, i'd go with the PRO.
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Yes, if u have to choose between those 2, i'd go with the PRO.
go with the PRO version , the other is to many problems


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go with the PRO version , the other is to many problems


Jen
I'v had problems with my 1st pro version, so it's not fair to say 'other' boards are not fine and the pro is, I guess it does come down luck. Nearly all p67 mobo's perform the same only a couple of exceptions usually preference wise. This table should help you pick a asus mobo, but there are other brands that work just as well as the asus ones



EDIT: I chose the pro and don't regret it at all, only problem I had was that my first one was a defect and now after replacing it, all is working well for the last couple of months
Edited by munaim1 - 4/5/11 at 10:39am
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get that p8p67 m-pro cuz anything with h67 in it, u cant oc
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Originally Posted by munaim1 View Post
I'v had problems with my 1st pro version, so it's not fair to say 'other' boards are not fine and the pro is, I guess it does come down luck. Nearly all p67 mobo's perform the same only a couple of exceptions usually preference wise. This table should help you pick a asus mobo, but there are other brands that work just as well as the asus ones



EDIT: I chose the pro and don't regret it at all, only problem I had was that my first one was a defect and now after replacing it, all is working well for the last couple of months
the PRO board has more features so the user can fine tune the overclock better. also the PRO has more phase than the M version.

this M version i have i guess is defective as multiplier will not stay in a overclock state

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