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Eh. I want a P67 for myself. I dont mind that whole SSD caching thing, I dont trust Lucid with GPU virtualization yet, I dont want my graphics to be Integrated when not gaming.

I guess I'd best be buying that P8p67 evo soon.

>:I
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Will the Z68 Chipset Revision have the same problems as the P67 Chipset Revision B2 ?
Of course not, they wouldn't release it with that flaw you silly one
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I suspect it's a very early revision and not what will hit the shelves.
It's also a rather poor photo: it's blurry and not a straight down shot. I could take a better one with my cellphone.
Edited by Homeles - 4/16/11 at 11:28am
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I think all future Gigabyte boards will come with EFI/UEFI or whatever it is.. Since they said they would be adding uefi for current ones for you to flash or something..

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Eh. I want a P67 for myself. I dont mind that whole SSD caching thing, I dont trust Lucid with GPU virtualization yet, I dont want my graphics to be Integrated when not gaming.

I guess I'd best be buying that P8p67 evo soon.

>:I
Yea, I can see this will be somewhat more than P67 boards, and right now some really good ones can be had for a fair price.

Part of me wants the blue Gigabyte boards back (but not rainbow coloured slots.. blue/white worked way better). The black P67 boards were really ugly I think. Looked more like the board had pubes on it. Well thats what I was reminded off.. :/
    
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Eh. I want a P67 for myself. I dont mind that whole SSD caching thing, I dont trust Lucid with GPU virtualization yet, I dont want my graphics to be Integrated when not gaming.

I guess I'd best be buying that P8p67 evo soon.

>:I
Yeah, SSD caching is worse than using a real decent size SSD and Hydra is so utterly useless for mutiple GPU scaling it's only use will be for super low power HTPCs that don't need to use a discreet GPU very often.
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This doesn't surprise me.

I asked awhile back if Gigabyte ever planned to release further P67 boards, like a UD9 for example, since I wanted their flagship P67 board. They indicated that the chances were very unlikely due to a new chipset being released and the upcoming socket 2011 and AM3+ boards. This was before the recall.

P67 is mainstream; I expect their boards to go up to UD9 when socket 2011 and AM3+ are more wide spread.

As it is, they already have an awesome selection of P67 boards, and all that is really required is further updates to their BIOS and perhaps full integration of UEFI for their P67 boards to be set for the long run.

On a side note, if you want SSD caching with a P67 board, you can buy something from Silverstone which will do it.
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I'm so glad Gigabyte got rid of their baby blue/white color scheme.
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I'm so glad Gigabyte got rid of their baby blue/white color scheme.
I dunno, I kind of liked the relatively light colors. They're easier on the eyes than the angry red/black combo that often characterizes srs performance boards.
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I dunno, I kind of liked the relatively light colors. They're easier on the eyes than the angry red/black combo that often characterizes srs performance boards.
Which is why I'm glad they went with black on black. So much win :/ Black goes with everything.
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I'm so glad Gigabyte got rid of their baby blue/white color scheme.
I liked it, baby blue sata cables FTW!

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