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09-14-11, 10:55 PM #1
ASRock Z68 Extreme 4 Gen 3 vs. ASRock P67 Extreme 6
Okay, I am getting a new mobo, and I don't know what one is better for the money. I have heard great things about both of these boards, but I dont know if the Extreme 6 is better because is it P67 not Z68. What would be the best choice?
Extreme 4 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157264
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09-15-11, 07:21 PM #2
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Z68 is newer and offers features such as Intel Rapid Storage Technology, the ability to overclock AND use the onboard GPU of CPU.
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09-15-11, 08:46 PM #4
I believe EarthDog meant Z68 has SRT over the P67, not RST. Both P67 and Z68 have RST.
SRT = Smart Response Technology (SSD Caching for a HDD)
RST = Rapid Storage Technology (Intel's RAID, previously on the ICH10R)
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09-15-11, 09:16 PM #5
11-06-11, 05:52 PM #6
P67 Extreme4 Gen3 supports Intel Rapid Storage as well
11-07-11, 09:51 AM #7
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02-09-12, 07:22 AM #8
Hi all, i'm also interested in this thread? does anyone know if there infact IS a difference in performance?
Because the difference in price is around $100?? and the P67 has an extra heatsink??
02-09-12, 07:35 AM #9