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Originally Posted by Moparman View Post
I had this same board. I would recommend changing the thermal paste on the nb. Also I do know that board had a vdroop problem witch could be part of the stability problem. Try a little higher voltltage an keep the board cool.
I wouldn t recommend higher voltages on this mobo.
It has a big problem ,the MOSFETS are Nikos/low quality this meaning limited ampers capability and lower thermal disipation than quality MOSFETS.
So don t play with high voltages on it because it will blow even under the VRM heatsink .
Nvidia chipsets overheat by tradition so the mobo life will be limited even at stock.
MSI quality is simply low in the last 2 years and it s nothing we can do about it if they don t care.
This motherboard as it is made it s simply a bad choice.
   
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AMD FX 6300  Asus Sabertooth 990FX R 2.0 Sapphire 6950 unlocked Geil 
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WD Sony Corsair H60 Mepis Tetris 
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LG HD  Logitech G11 OCZ 750 F1 Nexus Clodius Black 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G5R Mionix Creative X-Fi Xteme Music 
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AMD Athlon 860K MSI A88X-G41 PC Mate Sapphire R7 265 Crucial Elite 2 X 4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD /Seagate Optiarc/LG Cooler Master Hyper TX2 Mepis Tetris 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG HD  Logitech generic Corsair CS650 Nexus Clodius White 
MouseMouse PadAudio
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AMD Athlon 5150 ASUS AM1M-A  IGD Crucial 2X2G 
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