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Mobo suggestions?

Hi, I want to change my CPU/MOBO/RAM. I'm getting the i7 2600K as CPU, not sure about motherboard yet, and kingston hyperx 1600mhz.

So here's the old and the new together.(everything with a star(*), i already own)

Case: Antec Nine Hundred*

Motherboard: any suggestions? (i was looking at the ASUS P8Z68-V GEN3)
what i need on the mobo:
-SLI feature, for near future
-6x rear panel usb connections
-2x usb onboard for antec900 usb front/top panel
-1x Pci slot for my 5.1 sound card
-i've got 2HDD for now, but might get another or 2 eventually
-will edit if i forgot something.

CPU: i7 2600K

Memory: 2x4GB or 3x4GB Kingston HyperX 1600mhz

PSU: Antec HCG-900*

GPU: ASUS GTX570*

i think that's about it! Thanks in advance!

edit: forgot to say that i don't think i will be overclocking... primarily used for gaming, video editing!
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  1. just keep in mind that it has 1 x16 and 1 x4 pcie so the x4 will slow down 1 of the GPU's
  2. TeodoI7 said:
    just keep in mind that it has 1 x16 and 1 x4 pcie so the x4 will slow down 1 of the GPU's



    the P8Z68-V GEN3 has

    2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x16 or dual x8)this is what i need i think...
    1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode, black)

    http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_1155/P8Z68VGEN3/#specifications
  3. anyone else have thoughts on this??
  4. Im partial to my asrock z68 extreme4, I had a p8p67 before this and I like the asrock, and should do everything you need it to do and still be somewhat upgradeable
  5. Best answer
    1st decide if ya benefit in any way from Z68....99% of peeps here on THG won't but lotta peeps sleep better at night having the latest and greatest. :)

    http://www.ukgamingcomputers.co.uk/difference-between-h67-p67-z68-and-h61-chipsets-a-22.html

    P67
    The P8P67 Pro is a great buy ATM ...up 410 since last week but $15 off ont he combo
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.797221


    The WS Revolution is killer board w/ x16 x16 CF / SLI .... only $225 now ... great power / voltage control extremely efficient low heat
    http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/3795/asus_p8p67_ws_revolution_intel_p67_express_motherboard/index2.html

    Also saves ya few bucks in the Combo
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.798298

    Z68

    You picked the ASUS P8Z68-V GEN3 but for $10 ya can move up tot he Pro

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100006519%2050001315%2040000280&IsNodeId=1&srchInDesc=GEN3&page=1&bop=And&ActiveSearchResult=True&CompareItemList=280|13-131-790^13-131-790-TS%2C13-131-792^13-131-792-TS

    Save $5 buying it w/ Windows
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.791361.13-131-790
  6. JackNaylorPE said:
    1st decide if ya benefit in any way from Z68....99% of peeps here on THG won't but lotta peeps sleep better at night having the latest and greatest. :)

    http://www.ukgamingcomputers.co.uk/difference-between-h67-p67-z68-and-h61-chipsets-a-22.html

    P67
    The P8P67 Pro is a great buy ATM ...up 410 since last week but $15 off ont he combo
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.797221


    The WS Revolution is killer board w/ x16 x16 CF / SLI .... only $225 now ... great power / voltage control extremely efficient low heat
    http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/3795/asus_p8p67_ws_revolution_intel_p67_express_motherboard/index2.html

    Also saves ya few bucks in the Combo
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.798298

    Z68

    You picked the ASUS P8Z68-V GEN3 but for $10 ya can move up tot he Pro

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100006519%2050001315%2040000280&IsNodeId=1&srchInDesc=GEN3&page=1&bop=And&ActiveSearchResult=True&CompareItemList=280|13-131-790^13-131-790-TS%2C13-131-792^13-131-792-TS

    Save $5 buying it w/ Windows
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.791361.13-131-790


    thanks for the reply, at first i thought about the P67 series, but when i saw that Z68 is everything P67 is.. and more... why go for P67... I know that for now I would not be benefiting from all it's features but Z68-V Pro GEN3, is a wiser choice for the near future for not a big price difference.. right?
  7. Best answer selected by reparationspc.
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