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    With the launch of the Intel Z68 chipset comes new motherboards to the market as well. Today we're looking at the ASUS P8Z68-V PRO, a feature-rich board that comes with an attractive price tag of $209. A quick glance reveals it looks very familiar, bearing a striking resemblance to its P67 brethren, with a black and blue aesthetic that looks quite pleasant.



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    nice...more new toys for coming year...soon you guys will see Z68 chipset combine with Lucid. Keep your eyes peel...coming soon!

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    Great board for $209 and stellar review Jake.

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    I can't wait to see the high-end Z68 boards

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    Great review Jake. Probably the best marketing ploy of all time from Intel H67, P67 = Z67, just away to bring in extra cash flow.

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    Sweet, great review Jake

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    Quote Originally Posted by KIPPER View Post
    Sweet, great review Jake

    Kipper, no system in your specs..... What are you building?

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    Great info, great review. Nice to see them going with Intel lan...that little nugget almost got missed here among all the bells and whistles
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    Nice board with a few more goodies. Excellent review Jake!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drdeath View Post
    Kipper, no system in your specs..... What are you building?

    Had to sell everything for eye surgery, using the library to browse the forums for now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KIPPER View Post
    Had to sell everything for eye surgery, using the library to browse the forums for now.

    PM me. I have an Athlon x 4 and a 790 Chipset motherboard with a Swiftech heat sink. Can you scrape up a PSU, memory, GPU and HDD?

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    seriously everything?

    sorry to hear that !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    seriously everything?

    sorry to hear that !
    Lets go to work Deton.... we can scrape up a few things. I have mentioned above I can send himmmmm


    BTW, kipper, how did the eye surgery go?

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    You guys are great.

    I was just pulling your leg a little though; I did sell my 880X system in the 800D and put together a nice 1155 system on the Fatality board and sold that to raise the funds for my cost share for the surgery.

    Just haven't updated my specs yet but I have two 1155 systems going at the moment; the P68 Sabertooth with a 2500K and two ASUS GTX570s in SLI and the system on the bench right now is the Maximus 4E with a 2600K with two ASUS GTX560Ti cards in SLI.

    The surgery went great but the left eye is still in the post surgery healing its only been two weeks since that surgery. The right eye is really doing great and it was done a little over a month ago. Still need those cheater reading glasses from the drug store for up close stuff but my distance is 20-20 again and I love it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KIPPER View Post
    You guys are great.

    I was just pulling your leg a little though; I did sell my 880X system in the 800D and put together a nice 1155 system on the Fatality board and sold that to raise the funds for my cost share for the surgery.

    Just haven't updated my specs yet but I have two 1155 systems going at the moment; the P68 Sabertooth with a 2500K and two ASUS GTX570s in SLI and the system on the bench right now is the Maximus 4E with a 2600K with two ASUS GTX560Ti cards in SLI.

    The surgery went great but the left eye is still in the post surgery healing its only been two weeks since that surgery. The right eye is really doing great and it was done a little over a month ago. Still need those cheater reading glasses from the drug store for up close stuff but my distance is 20-20 again and I love it.
    You dog. I was looking to take care of my fallen hero.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by KIPPER View Post
    Had to sell everything for eye surgery, using the library to browse the forums for now.
    I was going to hop in my truck and bring you an old P2 system I had sitting a box for years in my attic.

    I guess you don't need it or want it since you were joking......

    I wished I knew you were selling some goodies.

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