0 Replies Latest reply on Nov 15, 2011 8:07 AM by flyingfish4

    Differences Between The Asus P67 EVO And Pro?

    flyingfish4 Level 1

      Anyone know of the differences between the Asus P67 EVO and the Pro?


      I want to buy an Asus P67 Pro Motherboard today, but there are only 2 left at Fry's and they are both open-box returns and the other Fry's has only 6 left and ALL are open-box returns.  So I'm thinking there may be an issue with the Pro's?


      Is the EVO just as good?


      On the Asus site specs, it seems the only differences are:

      (and I'm not sure what any of the following means)


      -On the Pro, the PCIe x16-3 slot shares bandwidth with the ESATA12

      -On the EVO, the PCIe x16-3 slot shares bandwidth with the ESATA3G and the PESATA3G

      -The EVO has dual LAN's
      -The EVO has a CMOS Switch
      -The Pro has the "System Panel" Q-Connector


      Adobe seems to be heading towards allowing 2 video cards.

      Would the EVO limit me if this happens?


      I notice there's only one EVO on the PPBM5 site in the upper realms (Novak). 

      There seems to be more Pro's.


      I don't plan on doing huge overclocking, maybe minor.


      Components to be used:

      -i7 2600K

      -Corsair Vengeance 16GB

      -Corsair AX 850 Watt Gold

      -EVGA GTX 460 1GB Superclocked

      -OCZ Agility 3 SSD 120GB

      -Seagate Barracuda 3GB Storage

      -Seagate Barracuda 1GB for Exports, Page File, Previews, Media Cache

      -Seagate Barracuda 3GB Storage in  Acomdata Samba External Enclosure for Backup

      -WD My Book 3GB External for Another Backup


      Any help would be appreciated.

      Thanks Guys.