ASRock Z68 Extreme4 or Asus P8Z68-V Pro?

I can't decide which is better value! For the build I'll be using a single HD6970 and an i7-2600k. Anyone got opinions on what's better out of the two or even suggestions of another MB to consider?
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  1. I would definitely go with the Asus. I have seen a ton of problems stemming from the ASRock boards.
  2. I've been using an asus striker extreme for years and it's been very reliable, just a lot of the tom's hardware builds seem to be using these ASRock boards.
  3. Great for Tom's! I've had a fiasco listening to one of their LGA 1366 MOBO 'reviews'; it depends 'who's' writing the article.

    Clearly, the ASUS P8Z68-V PRO is the better choice assuming the 'goal' is to OC your i7-2600K. BTW - IF you can wait ~6 weeks, give a take, then I'd wait for the LGA 2011/SB-E.
  4. Can't go wrong with either board. I would go with the Asrock z68 Extreme4 Gen3 for about $30-$40 less than the Asus. Same / more features. Ivy Bridge and PCIe 3.0 support if / when that even matters to you. And shouldn't be a determining factor at all, but man I hate that baby blue plastic and sinks on the Asus boards.
  5. I just built my computer last week with the ASrock, and it's worked out fantastically so far. I haven't overclocked it yet, but it seems easy to do.
  6. To me it's clear:

    ASRock Extreme4 ; 8 Phase + 2 Phase
    4.68GHz 1.394v - Average OC to Average vCore

    ASUS P8Z68-V PRO ; 16 Phase (12 Phase CPU + 4 Phase iGPU):
    4.80GHz 1.371v - Average OC to Average vCore
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