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Old May 10, 2011, 09:00 PM
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Intel has officially launched their highly anticipated Z68 chipset. It has all of the overclocking powers of P67 while adding in features like GPU switching through Lucid's Virtu software and Intel's own Smart Response Technology which allows SSD caching for dramatic load time improvements. In this review we take a look at ASUS' P8Z68-V PRO, a ... [ Read full article ]
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Nice review Eldonko. I would have liked to see a comparison to P67 boards though, at least at stock speeds.
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now it works,looks like there was an extra thingie there in the original linkie

ASUS P8Z68-V PRO Z68 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Review/

nice review, i liked the sli test although wouldve preferred to see 580 in sli. the 5ghz oc wouldve been perfect at high rez to show how much
a cpu can bottleneck two of those beasts!
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Performance and overclocking of Z68 is the same as P67. The boards are identical other than Z68 providing SRT, QSV, and multiple switchable graphics.
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Nice review Eldonko. I would have liked to see a comparison to P67 boards though, at least at stock speeds.
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Saw that NCIX stocks these boards now. P8Z68 Pro is only $16 more than the P8P67 Pro, not bad for launch pricing.
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Saw that NCIX stocks these boards now. P8Z68 Pro is only $16 more than the P8P67 Pro, not bad for launch pricing.
Likely because their ASUS P67 pricing is out to lunch to begin with.

All in all though, it seems like most P67 boards on some retailer sites have literally shot up 5% -10% literally overnight.
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P8P67 Pro at NCIX has been consistently been $190-$198. Not sure why but it doesnt really go on sale like at some other sites. NE for example has it for $175 and the same price as ncix on the P8Z68 pro ($209)
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