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Old 10-05-11, 08:36 AM
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The latest chipset for LGA1155 processors is upon us. Prior to our full review at the end of the week, here is a quick preview.



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Old 10-05-11, 08:50 AM
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Tom, you have more motherboards go through your hands than my wife has shoes and handbags - she has lots of those...
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Old 10-05-11, 08:54 AM
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that ssd cache tech sounds awesome kinda like the momentus xt hybrud drives but with whichever hdd and sdd you want hmmm 2TB hdd with a 128GB ssd as a cache sounds good to me

where are the video out ports? how would you use the onboard?
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Old 10-05-11, 09:00 AM
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that ssd cache tech sounds awesome kinda like the momentus xt hybrud drives but with whichever hdd and sdd you want hmmm 2TB hdd with a 128GB ssd as a cache sounds good to me

where are the video out ports? how would you use the onboard?
The higher end gigabytes dont have onboard video
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Old 10-05-11, 09:07 AM
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The higher end gigabytes dont have onboard video
ahh ok guesses so so basically the higher ends are p67 + ssd caching

ssd caching really sounds badass
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Old 10-05-11, 09:57 AM
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so is the nda being lifted tommoro? when can we purchase the z68 boards?
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Old 10-05-11, 10:23 AM
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it this m/b designed for enthusiasts like the x58 ormainstream users and is Intel coming up with something more powerful becauseI've seen some websites showing a new platform which is called the x59 whichwill be designed for enthusiasts?

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Old 10-05-11, 11:06 AM
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it this m/b designed for enthusiasts like the x58 ormainstream users and is Intel coming up with something more powerful becauseI've seen some websites showing a new platform which is called the x59 whichwill be designed for enthusiasts?


X79 thats the 2011 socket which is the extreme line.
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Old 10-05-11, 11:14 AM
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Interesting, looking forward to the full review to see if things like quick sync are available and whether the SSD caching is any good. The Lucid hydra is a good addition as well saves you having to sell your AMD card if you buy a Nvidia one or vice versa.
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Old 10-05-11, 11:29 AM
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i hope you will be testing it's lucid capabilities in the full review (with new/new; new/old; mixed vendor; etc)

some people haven't realised the full potential of lucid yet (as i have)
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