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Help needed, Z68XP-UD4 vs. Z68X-UD5-B3

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December 2, 2011 10:48:59 AM

Hello, I'm pretty new around building PC's, so I don't know a lot about motherboards, graphics, etc.. I'm building a PC from the ground up, for gaming, and I got a little question, what motherboard is better:

1). Z68XP-UD4
2). Z68X-UD5-B3

What mobo will be better for:

A). Overclocking (CPU, Video card)
B). SLI\Crossfire mode
C). What mobo got better features

Why am I asking this? because I want to generally know whats better, and, I'm on a budget...

If you need to know what components I'm getting besides the mobo, click on the spoiler.
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CPU: i7 2600k
Cooling: Scythe Ninja 3
Memory: 4X4GB Corsair Vengeance White Low Profile
HDD: WD 500GB Caviar Black
Video card: Gigabyte GTX 580 3GB (Planing to get the second one in a few months)
PSU: Antec High Currebt Gamer 900w
Case: Cooler Master HAF 922


Thanks for your help :D 
a b V Motherboard
December 2, 2011 12:14:00 PM

ud4 has integrated graphics on board and IntelĀ® Smart Response Technology while ud5 have don't.otherwise there is no difference i would say go with ud4.
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December 2, 2011 12:34:45 PM

Mhm, UD4 is a little better than the UD5, but is the B3 (Fixed SATA) applies on the Z68XP-UD4 too?...

And one more question, is the p8z68-v PRO Gen3 better/same/worse than the Z68XP-UD4...?
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a b V Motherboard
December 2, 2011 12:36:48 PM

well, asus is much better option in speed wise,overclocking,in built bluetooth.
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December 2, 2011 12:38:17 PM

And both of them will be able to use the new Ivy Bridge (22nm processor) that will be out in a few month?
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a b V Motherboard
December 2, 2011 12:40:56 PM

no, they doesn't support ivy bridge however it has LGA 2011 means it has 2011 number of pins while sandy bridge has LGA 1155 so it uses 1155 pins.
i recommend you asus z68 v-pro.
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December 2, 2011 12:46:37 PM

Mhm.....
So, the ASUS mobo for me :D 

Ohh, and the PCI-E 3.0, will it run the gt 580 3GB better than the normal PCI-E 2.0 (The price range between tham isn't so high, but I'm on a budget ... xD)
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a b V Motherboard
December 2, 2011 12:49:30 PM

no need to get the pci-e 3.0 gtx 580 works on it fine but as pci-2.0 however the card has interface 2.0.so it will run on it's native performance.
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