- Intel Z68
- Core i7 / i5 / i3 (LGA1155)
- DDR3 1600/1333/1066
Not sure yet 06/19/2013
This review is from: Intel BOXDZ68BC LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
I so needed a newer board w/ at least 2 PCI slots for my super expensive audio cards.
Be mindful of your chip & generation. I bought a gen. 3 and it originally worked w/ a gen. 2 or less. Thanks to Intel, I'm waiting for a 404 version (they go from 400 to 404 BIOS) that should work w/ my gen. 3 processor and everything else. The 'sale' one which I exchanged twice was a 402 version. Unfortunately I have to EAT this first board after several attempts at installation. Bent pins. No thanks to Newegg for selling me a mismatched processor. Hate saying it. But I feel like I made several 'rookie' mistakes as well. Dual channel memory, get 2 sticks; 32bit OS=4Gb; 64bitOS= up to 32GB;Check the manufacturer's website, the processor. and the BIOS version first before you build your new awesome machine. Or you'll be sorely disappointed like me for a month; and many phone calls later...
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