Futurelooks round up some of the most popular INTEL Z68 boards and has a cage match ... *Futurelooks? INTEL Z68 Round Up: ASUS vs GIGABYTE vs ASRock vs MSI ? FIGHT! * Some say Z68 killed the P67 star. That really depends on what features you require and will realistically use. If gaming and other fun activities like home or office work are the primary purpose, a highly affordable P67 system would more than make you happy. However, if productivity is more important and you work with very large data intensive programs, the Intel Z68 Chipset is the platform of choice thanks to the new enhanced features like LucidLogix Virtu and Intel Smart Response (ISR). While Virtu and Intel Quick Sync are very handy for video projects, ISR still brings one of the most useful performance boosts to the table. Let?s have a look at a wide array of the Z68 motherboard choices available and see if it?s possible to crown a winner. * * *"
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