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Originally Posted by cmeeks View Post
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.
I tried everything before giving up, i had the B2 UD4P, lets just say overclocking was a nightmare, and i have been overclocking since the turbo button days, haha. Anyway it would go on an endless reboot, not even a bios reset would fix it, you had to turn off your system, cross your fingers and hope it turns on. I was limited to 4.7ghz no matter what i did, the MSI did 4.8ghz on 1st try. Im not sure if they fixed it with the B3, im guessing not because they chose to kill off P67 all at once. I love gigabyte, dont get me wrong, im sure it was just a small bump for them, i hope the next gigabyte board i buy treats me better.
post #52 of 72
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Originally Posted by Redwoodz View Post
So in other words Gigabyte P67 was a waste?
How does a product being discontinued imply such a thing?

If you have a B3 P67 and don't want to use your CPU's integrated video, you're still fine.

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Originally Posted by scatteh316 View Post
I assume that Z68 is to P67 what the X58 was to the P55?
Not even close.

Z68 is essentially a P67 with a few more feature. P55 was the precursor to the P67.

X58 is nothing but a bridge chip.
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What about the P67X's that haven't hit stores yet? Canceled? Sin... any comment? =)
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Much better

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I liked it, baby blue sata cables FTW!

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Originally Posted by FEAR. View Post
Much better

I love the look of the gigabyte heatsinks.


So, Here's what I know about what Z68 is improving on P67:

- SSD caching

-integrated GPU*

-UEFI for gigabyte boards

Am I missing anything?
*what does the integrated GPU support do exactly? Will it allow the integrated GPU and a discreet video card to work in tandem? Like a strange SLI configuration?
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-UEFI for gigabyte boards
Is this known for sure?

Edit: Nevermind! Looks like it is, according to the box art: http://www.techpreview.in/news/Gigab...nthusiasts.php
post #58 of 72
Z68 = everything P67/H67 should have been.

I'm a little surprised that they halted production, especially with non-B3 RMAs still likely to play havoc with the supply.
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So, Here's what I know about what Z68 is improving on P67:

- SSD caching

-integrated GPU*

-UEFI for gigabyte boards

Am I missing anything?
*what does the integrated GPU support do exactly? Will it allow the integrated GPU and a discreet video card to work in tandem? Like a strange SLI configuration?
Z68 offers:

Overclocking of the CPU and IGPU, allows for Quick Sync by way of Lucidlogix's Virtu software, disk caching and UEFI.
Edited by Perry - 4/18/11 at 4:54am
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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.
I have owned 3 Gigabyte P67 boards and enjoyed each with no problems at all! Also owned 1 MSI P67 board which had temperature problems and 2 Asus boards which are pretty decent.

UEFI does nothing for me in reality. Definitely would not buy a board just because of it. Gigabyte's bios supports hard drives above 2.2Gb

No such thing as a UD4P board from Gigabyte that I know of.
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I tried everything before giving up, i had the B2 UD4P, lets just say overclocking was a nightmare, and i have been overclocking since the turbo button days, haha. Anyway it would go on an endless reboot, not even a bios reset would fix it, you had to turn off your system, cross your fingers and hope it turns on. I was limited to 4.7ghz no matter what i did, the MSI did 4.8ghz on 1st try. Im not sure if they fixed it with the B3, im guessing not because they chose to kill off P67 all at once. I love gigabyte, dont get me wrong, im sure it was just a small bump for them, i hope the next gigabyte board i buy treats me better.
I'm not seeing a "P67 UD4P" anywhere on the internet.
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