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Foxconn P67A-S is a decent mid-end motherboard without any particular benefits which may force you to buy it instead of another board. Some features — modest CPU VRM, minimalistic bundle and software — hint at the mainstream nature. The functionality is nice, however. And a few interesting onboard solutions should make it useful for those who would appreciate the POST controller and the ability to monitor voltages with a multimeter. The only question that remains: how much does it cost? We haven't seen the board in stores yet.


iXBT Labs Source: http://ixbtlabs.com/articles3/mainbo...s-i67p-p1.html
Edited by Doogiehouser - 4/20/11 at 4:26pm
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Best layout for pcie/pci slots.

Allows xfire/sli for tri slot coolers AND a sound card or w/e in the top pcie1 slot
    
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Best layout for pcie/pci slots.

Allows xfire/sli for tri slot coolers AND a sound card or w/e in the top pcie1 slot
The best layout (IMO) has a PCIE 4x at the bottom instead of that PCI slot (EG The ASRock P67 Extreme4/Asus P8P67 Pro) Top PCIE 1x slot optional

I don't care for the SATA layout or power circuitry on this Foxconn board. Perhaps it'll try to compete with Biostar's offerings.
    
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The best layout (IMO) has a PCIE 4x at the bottom instead of that PCI slot (EG The ASRock P67 Extreme4/Asus P8P67 Pro) Top PCIE 1x slot optional

I don't care for the SATA layout or power circuitry on this Foxconn board. Perhaps it'll try to compete with Biostar's offerings.
Yeah, no need for 2 pci slots, but what i want to see is the top pcie slot.

my maximus iv doesnt have the top pcie slot and it would make laying out my gpus much easier
    
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Seems to cover all the basics.At least an 8 pin cpu power connector along with side facing sata ports.
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This board was on newegg a few weeks ago. But I care more about the Foxconn Rattler. I want to see that thing tested.
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Hmm that wasn't even a review.

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This board was on newegg a few weeks ago. But I care more about the Foxconn Rattler. I want to see that thing tested.
http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages..._review,1.html
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Ahh thanks.
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