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Z68+3570k, good idea?

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September 26, 2012 10:40:37 PM

Hey everyone,

During my long and complicated journey :pt1cable:  to find the best motherboard to fit my needs, I came across this board :
ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=13-157-2...

why this one?:
-it's cheap
-2 pcie 3.0 x16
-color scheme
-reviews

It might seems like the perfect board from my point of you :love:  , i wanted your opinion before making any stupid decision.
If you could answer couple qestion for me i would really appreciate it. :D 

1- Will i be missing anything from my 3570k with a z68 mobo?
2- Any major reason to avoid ivy bridge with z68?
3- Should i just simply go with a 2500k?

Thanks in advance for the response(s) :) 

(btw, i have an SB chip)

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a c 137 V Motherboard
September 26, 2012 10:50:04 PM

As long as you have a SB chip to flash the BIOS (if necessary), I don't see any problem with it.

Why not the Z77 Extreme4 though? Only $134.99.

Edit: I just noticed that you linked Newegg.ca. Canadian prices are crazy, lol and I believe that the Z77 Extreme4 is $179.99 on Newegg.ca (I could be wrong, that's just from memory).

How much are you getting the Z68 Extreme3 for?
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September 26, 2012 11:40:51 PM

DJDeCiBeL said:
I just noticed that you linked Newegg.ca. Canadian prices are crazy, lol and I believe that the Z77 Extreme4 is $179.99 on Newegg.ca (I could be wrong, that's just from memory).

Yeah, that's so frustrating :fou:  . The extreme4 would have been perfect but it dont feel like encouraging that 45$ overprice from asrock :non:  .
DJDeCiBeL said:
How much are you getting the Z68 Extreme3 for?

125.99 from NCIX with a price match with newegg. It's 55$ less then the z77 extreme4 and seems very similar :kaola:  .


Also, is there any difference between ivy+z68 and ivy+z77?
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a c 137 V Motherboard
September 26, 2012 11:46:52 PM

2260121 said:
Also, is there any difference between ivy+z68 and ivy+z77?


Not really, as far as the CPU is concerned.
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September 27, 2012 12:01:21 AM

DJDeCiBeL said:
Not really, as far as the CPU is concerned.


But Would you say that the z68 i linked is a good choice?

Maybe I should keep looking. Thanks for the quick replies btw.
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a c 137 V Motherboard
September 27, 2012 12:08:05 AM

It's good enough, for a budget board, yeah. You won't really be able to do any better for that price.
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September 27, 2012 12:16:23 AM

DJDeCiBeL said:
It's good enough, for a budget board, yeah. You won't really be able to do any better for that price.

Ok then, the z68 it is! Thanks for your help, really appreciated :)  .
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a c 137 V Motherboard
September 27, 2012 12:27:39 AM

You're welcome. :) 
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September 27, 2012 12:34:45 AM

Best answer selected by 2260121.
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September 27, 2012 12:35:29 AM

Best answer EVA! lol :lol: 
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a c 137 V Motherboard
September 27, 2012 12:39:06 AM

2260121 said:
Best answer EVA! lol :lol: 


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