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post #31 of 72
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Originally Posted by Kvjavs View Post
Can't wait for people to sell off their P67 boards. Gonna grab me one up real cheap
Like my UD4P 1156 that I bought new at Frys for $99.
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post #32 of 72
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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.
I agree

The reflective blue looks great with blue ram heatsinks and under a dim blue led... You can actually SEE it inside your painted-black-case-interior without needing to put 100 lights on it...

Although black and GOLD isnt a bad combo either... just please no red x.x
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post #33 of 72
I wonder how soon all of the retailers will run out of their P67s? This kind of upsets me because I was planning on getting a UD3P or UD4 for a late summer/early fall build. Excited to see what they come out with though.
Edited by loveadventurer - 4/16/11 at 9:35pm
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post
What's the big deal with EUFI? Just asking, I really don't know so if anyone want to enlighten me it would be much appreciated.
UEFI is important for replacing outdated BIOS. Booting drives and partitions larger than 2.2TB is the most important feature (with 64-bit OS). Faster boot up. Programming UEFI is better. BIOS has a lot of legacy code that modern boards do not use.

The current Gigabyte P67 boards use BIOS. Perhaps Gigabyte does not want to be left out of the benefit of UEFI when all their competitors are transitioning towards UEFI.
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"Early sample:"
QFT.
Early samples/test boards are generally hideous because they just need to function, like every ugly beige computer that ever sold!
 
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post #36 of 72
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UEFI is important for replacing outdated BIOS. Booting drives and partitions larger than 2.2TB is the most important feature (with 64-bit OS). Faster boot up. Programming UEFI is better. BIOS has a lot of legacy code that modern boards do not use.

The current Gigabyte P67 boards use BIOS. Perhaps Gigabyte does not want to be left out of the benefit of UEFI when all their competitors are transitioning towards UEFI.
Interesting. Thank you for the info.
post #37 of 72
So p67 has been out around 4 months and already it's outdated!

fantastic...........
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waddup with that ATi Radeon sign on the middle right of the mobo ?
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post #39 of 72
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waddup with that ATi Radeon sign on the middle right of the mobo ?
Pretty sure it says that it supports Crossfire. Should be AMD Crossfire by now though.
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post #40 of 72
As I'm currently running AMD I've not kept up with the new Intel chipsets.

I assume that Z68 is to P67 what the X58 was to the P55?
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