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    Reviews - ASUS P8Z68-V PRO and Intel Z68 chipset review

    Bringing out the very best from Sandy Bridge processors.
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    Re: Reviews - ASUS P8Z68-V PRO and Intel Z68 chipset review

    Great review again (up to the usual Hexus high standard).

    Am I right in thinking that the SSD caching will only kick in for programmes on the HDD specified rather than try and cache programmes on other SSDs/HDDs? Ie: If you already have a SSD for a boot drive and applications, could you employ a SSD caching on a second SSD in combination with a HDD to only boost a HDD purely used, for example, to install games/Steam.

    Also - can you still use TRIM functions for the SSD used for caching?

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    Re: Reviews - ASUS P8Z68-V PRO and Intel Z68 chipset review

    I can't understand why this is constantly being touted as the perfect enthusiast chipset when it includes features that are more suited to a casual setup.

    Who would buy this and not get a graphics card ? Who would get it and not get a decent sized SSD drive ? It just seems like the perfect replacement...to replace both H67 and P67.

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    Re: Reviews - ASUS P8Z68-V PRO and Intel Z68 chipset review

    I think it's more the enthusiast chipset they should have produced the first time around.

    I think there is potentially a place in the market for the other H and P boards still though - as reduced price alternatives offering fewer features.

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    Re: Reviews - ASUS P8Z68-V PRO and Intel Z68 chipset review

    When are you doing the MSI board? )))

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    Re: Reviews - ASUS P8Z68-V PRO and Intel Z68 chipset review

    Could you guys test power consumption using Virtu? Im curious to see what the power consumption is like at load and at idle when connected to both the IGP and dedicated cards.

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