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Originally Posted by scatteh316 View Post
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?
Z68>P67>P55 no successor to X58 yet
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UEFI is important for replacing outdated BIOS.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.
Those seem like perfectly valid examples of the benefits. However, IMO, the ability to use the mouse is the most overrated benefit of UEFI. I didn't feel that the mouse was an addition at all. I actually never used it other than for a minute or so, just to test it out.
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I have no regrets purchasing a P67 board. All Z68 adds is a couple useless features that I will never use anyway. SSD caching and integrated graphics support? No thanks.
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post #44 of 72
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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?
No, Z68 is just a combination of H67(intergrated graphics) +P67 (CPU overclocking), with the exception of a few features like ssd caching. But overall no significant differences to justify buying up from P67.
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Its because they forgot how to make motherboards when they moved to p67, gigabyte p67's are the worst boards i have ever used, Gigabyte used to be my number one choice, after that BS P67 line, i dont think i will touch a gigabyte for a while.
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Its because they forgot how to make motherboards when they moved to p67, gigabyte p67's are the worst boards i have ever used, Gigabyte used to be my number one choice, after that BS P67 line, i dont think i will touch a gigabyte for a while.
you must have used some of the b2 boards, because every b3 I have built has been fine.
post #47 of 72
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Its because they forgot how to make motherboards when they moved to p67, gigabyte p67's are the worst boards i have ever used, Gigabyte used to be my number one choice, after that BS P67 line, i dont think i will touch a gigabyte for a while.
Do tell. What's been the problem with these P67 Gigabytes?
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post #48 of 72
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Its because they forgot how to make motherboards when they moved to p67, gigabyte p67's are the worst boards i have ever used, Gigabyte used to be my number one choice, after that BS P67 line, i dont think i will touch a gigabyte for a while.
Not doubting you had issues, but did you try to work through them before giving up? I'm still with a B2 board and I really have no complaints.
    
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post #49 of 72
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Gigabyte Z68x board. Kills the P67 stone dead.
It sure does, the p67 just needs one look at it.
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Can't wait for people to sell off their P67 boards. Gonna grab me one up real cheap
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