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Asus p8p67 Pro or Evo?

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January 15, 2011 12:45:54 PM

Hello,I am about to begin building my new system based around the i5 2500k and I am planning on overclocking it to about 4.5ghz.I am waiting for the GTX560 and would like a motherboard that is sli compatable in case I want to throw another one in at some point in the future but i will not begin with a dual card setup. I am keen on getting one of the new Asus boards but cannot decide between the Asus p8p67 Pro or Evo... and the deluxe is out of my budget. Which should I buy? or does anyone recommend any other brands?

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January 15, 2011 5:55:06 PM

OK, I think i'll settle for the Pro then, but something I just noticed was that the Evo has a 3rd heatsink around the CPU socket. Does anyone know what that is for?
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January 17, 2011 1:27:51 AM

That's just an extra set of fins for extra northbridge cooling. They're connected by the curved heat tube visible between them.
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