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    One new Z68 board that comes with a strong feature set and an attractive price tag of $180 is the ASRock Z68 Extreme4. It looks very familiar, bearing a striking resemblance to its P67 brethren, with a black, blue, and white aesthetic. Can the Z68 Extreme4 improve upon P67? Let's dive in and see how this new ASRock Z68 motherboard fares.



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    Great board for $180. Asrock has stepped it up. Nice review Jake!
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    ASRock did a great job on their first Z68 board, 4.9GHz on auto overclocking is very good.

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    So what are your thoughts on ASRock's longevity? I've been an ASUS and Gigabyte guy for the last 6 years. Before that I tried a lot of different boards with varying results. Most of those manufacturers have since bit the dust (EPoX, Abit, Soyo).

    It seems like you get a lot of "value" with ASRock boards but I know that ASUS and Gigabyte hold up very well over long periods of time.

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    ASRock makes some great boards, and I'm sure there here for the long run seeing as ASUS is their parent company.

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    Didn't know that. I thought I heard a lot of engineers from Abit were scooped up by ASRock. Now this just solidifies my next board purchase.

    Thanks for the info.

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    I have liked this board from the day I read about it, it has onboard graphics that are excellent, if you do not game, but has the best components of the P67 and H67 put into one motherboard. It also allows SSD caching and you can utiliize Intels " Quick Sync" Technology, which is really amazing if you have read about it. I am a transcoder, I do not game, this board seem fine for me, but I haven't had good luck with AsRock boards in the past, so I am a little hesitant. Skyguys review was fantastic, answered most of my important questions. Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alan1476 View Post
    I have liked this board from the day I read about it, it has onboard graphics that are excellent, if you do not game, but has the best components of the P67 and H67 put into one motherboard. It also allows SSD caching and you can utiliize Intels " Quick Sync" Technology, which is really amazing if you have read about it. I am a transcoder, I do not game, this board seem fine for me, but I haven't had good luck with AsRock boards in the past, so I am a little hesitant. Skyguys review was fantastic, answered most of my important questions. Thank you.


    ASRock has stepped up to the plate. These boards are every bit as good as Gigabytes. When Bulldozer arrives, I will use a ASRock 990FXA motherboard. For a reviewer to go with ASRock tells you something.

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