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Asus P8P67 Pro or Gigabyte UD4
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post #12 of 28
Thread Starter 
Mk I've shortened down to these two:

- Asus P8P67
- ASrock Extreme 4


Is the Asus board worth the extra 30~40 bucks?
What am I getting with the extra money?

Edit: nvm.. I did some research and found the differences myself.
So, the Asus board has Bluetooth, better bios, 1 more eSATA port, and 1 more year on warranty.
Did I miss anything?
If I didn't, then I'll probably go with the ASrock as I don't think the difference is worth 30~40 bucks.
Edited by ysoto78 - 4/19/11 at 10:04pm
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post #13 of 28
i assume you mean p8p67 pro and the difference is a more-well known name as well as a LAN controller and slightly higher quality in the asus go with asrock it's not worth the extra cash
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post #14 of 28
uefi is meh.

Having owned a GD55 (same PCB as GD65), the uefi was probably the weakest link of the thing. I much prefer traditional bios.

Other than that though, it was a great board, and i would definitely recommend it. Overclocked great too.
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post #15 of 28
My vote is for the extreme 4 as well lol; if i were to get something else it'd probably be the Asus m-pro or some other asus.
The biostar tp67ex looks like it may be decent, but i wonder why they put 2 8 pin cpu power connections on it.

Gigabyte announced they are stopping production of p67 boards so i'm not sure what that means as far as support for them in the future

edit: stopping production of high end p67 http://www.techradar.com/news/comput...umbered-944648
Edited by veritas-truth - 4/19/11 at 10:18pm
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post #16 of 28
4 more power phases bluetooth built in and an intel NIC; minus a debug led and on board power switch.

I like how ASRock was the first to bundle a usb 3.0 bracket with their boards and everyone else is following suit. the usb 3.0 header on the Asus pro is in an awkward spot

edit: you won't be dissapointed with the asrock; they are now #3 board manufacturer behind Asus and gigabyte
Edited by veritas-truth - 4/19/11 at 10:10pm
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post #17 of 28
Gigabyte UD4 and ASUS P8P67 Pro have the best power phasing. I think the UD4 physically looks the nicest.
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post #18 of 28
Having owned both the Asus deluxe and the UD4 I'd definately get the Gigabyte again personally without a second thought
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asrock extreme 4, problem free.
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The MSI is a beast, but any of them will do you fine.
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