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Why buy this with X79 right around the corner?
You are comparing two different platforms
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P67..i'd want to use my cards at their full potential..i paid for them for that purpose so why waste it??

Err, if they disable themselves in 2D mode/stuff that doesn't require heaps of GPU power...How exactly do they not run at full potential?

And what if the CPU just uses the IGP to use Quick Sync? How exactly does it stop your cards from running fast?
    
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*yaaawn*
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= cheaper P67s, yay.
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It's more the principal of being able to temporarily disable your GPU when it's not needed. I'm obviously not the only one who would appreciate it. I was thinking for the benefit of less noise than power savings. Sheesh... power savings - who cares about that?! Where are you getting any sort of $ figure and why would you put any faith in it weeks before the boards have even hit stores?
Im just saying unless you have two 480s or 570s you really arent saving much. Also, the board is for sale in Taiwan and the conversion is $400USD
    
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