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Multiple Z68 Motherboards Evaluated


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#1 Nemo

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Posted 26 September 2011 - 01:50 AM

OCC has posted up a review article covering four different Z68 chipset-based motherboards. If you're looking to upgrade, you need to check out our Z68 Motherboard Roundup - http://www.overclock...rboard_roundup/

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Posted 26 September 2011 - 07:34 AM

Nice to see the ASRock in there. I just bought it for my new Rig. Havent fired it up yet though. Cleaning and re-arranging my computer room. Whew what a job that is.

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Posted 26 September 2011 - 02:22 PM

what happened with the deluxe?
Benchmarks are all over the way, some way lower and some really high compared to the others which where quite even... Why was that? Like the hdd acces times, memory bandwith, gaming, and drystone... weird...

Edited by medbor, 26 September 2011 - 02:24 PM.

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