Reasons not to buy a z68 Tags: Motherboards Performance Last response: June 26, 2011 6:46 AM in Motherboards Share lieutenantfrost June 23, 2011 6:47:12 PM Is there any reason not to buy a z68 except for cost? I ask because I thought I read a post here a few days ago about some performance loss compared to the p67? More about : reasons buy z68 kajabla a b V Motherboard June 23, 2011 6:57:00 PM In one of the latest System Builder stories (probably the $2000), Tom's said that they didn't find a loss of performance. m 0 l jaquith a c 717 V Motherboard June 23, 2011 7:10:49 PM It depends on the MOBO, configurations, GPUs, etc -> http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_conten... The Z68 does a decent job of turning-off shared bandwidth from the discrete and iGPU. m 0 l Related resources Trying to decide if worth it to go Z68 over P67, give me reasons - Forum Good reasons to buy an Imac? - Forum Should I buy another z68 mobo or a new z77? - Forum Ten good reasons not to buy Intel chips! - Forum Reasons why you dont buy Prebuilt systems - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer techsearcher June 26, 2011 6:26:43 AM Suggest you read this review. I think it gives compelling reasons not to buy Z68 at this time. I posted my reasons on another thread. m 0 l techsearcher June 26, 2011 6:28:29 AM Sorry, here is the review: http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/motherboards/2011/05/1... m 0 l compulsivebuilder a b V Motherboard June 26, 2011 6:46:03 AM If you are going to be buying a powerful graphics card, and if you are likely to use a decent size SSD for your boot drive, then Z68 is probably not the chipset for you, at least for now. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Reasons to buy the PC version... Forum Reasons not to Buy a Radion SE please Forum 10 Reasons not to buy Forum Where to buy Asrock z68 Extreme4 Gen3 Board? Forum What are the reasons to buy XBox? Forum Which micro Z68 should I buy? Forum Which z68 mobo to buy? Forum Which Chipset Motherboard to buy H67, P67 or Z68 Forum Should I buy a P67 or Z68 board for faster boot??? Forum What Z68 Gigabyte board to buy that has LucidLogix's Virtu? Forum SolvedIs there a real reason to not buy this GTX 780? Forum Solvedgoing to buy a new GFX card. which one should i choose? with a reason too :) Forum SolvedAny reason to buy memory above 1600mhz? Forum Solvedis there any real reason to buy an ssd over just another regular hard drive Forum Buying an i5-3570k. Is an ASRock Z68 Ext3 Gen3 a good idea? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !