"This is evident with the ASUS P8Z68-V motherboard. The ASUS P8Z68-V shaves a little off the top to make it a much more attractive and affordable motherboard. We still get almost identical features to the V-PRO. There is the Intel Z68 Express Chipset which supports both iGPU and CPU overclocking. The LGA1155 socket supports the newest Intel Sandybridge processors. There is memory support up to 2200MHz (O.C). Max capacity tops off at 32GB. The P8Z68-V includes 16 phase power and DIP2 technology. DIP2 uses the EPU and TPU in tandem for total system control. It also allows excellent power saving and overclocking abilities. Because the P8Z68-V allows the use of the iGPU, there is support for Intel Quick Sync."
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