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lol... it took me two tries to get a chip stable at 5ghz 24/7, the first one would but it did it at high volts... the second the same thing, and this third is pretty good...

Water cooling also helps btw... and everything, including window applications seem to go alot faster, probably just the placebo effect though.

btw... both the asus p8p67 pro and ud4 b3 have a 12 phase vrm that will give you excellent overclocking capabilities.

i chose the ud4 cause it looked better to me lol
Edited by badatgames18 - 5/8/11 at 7:55am
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lol... it took me two tries to get a chip stable at 5ghz 24/7, the first one would but it did it at high volts... the second the same thing, and this third is pretty good...

Water cooling also helps btw... and everything, including window applications seem to go alot faster, probably just the placebo effect though.

btw... both the asus p8p67 pro and ud4 b3 have 12 vrm phases which give you excellent overclocking capabilities.

i chose the ud4 cause it looked better to me lol
Hahhahahha true true, sorry i havent researched lots on this yet but, can i reach 5.0ghz without a hard core water cooling? can it be done on a high end air cooler or what i would like H50 or H70.....
 
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Hahhahahha true true, sorry i havent researched lots on this yet but, can i reach 5.0ghz without a hard core water cooling? can it be done on a high end air cooler or what i would like H50 or H70.....
with a good chip you should be able to do it on a nh-d14 or even the h series coolers from corsair... but it's the luck of the draw... if you get a mediocre chip, you might have to settle with a 4.6-.8 ghz on your current cooling solution...

EDIT: you should still be able to clock very well with these chips even without a custom loop
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with a good chip you should be able to do it on a nh-d14 or even the h series coolers from corsair... but it's the luck of the draw... if you get a mediocre chip, you might have to settle with a 4.6-.8 ghz on your current cooling solution...
even that will be ok 4.6-4.8 will be fine do you know which batch of i7 2600k to look for?
 
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even that will be ok 4.6-4.8 will be fine do you know which batch of i7 2600k to look for?
i know a couple people that have batch#:L050A854

all of them are able to do 5ghz with ht on 24/7 stable at 1.39-1.41v

it's still somewhat random though... but apparently both of them purchased it from amazon
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k thanks i will have to do more research on this save sum money and maybe soon i will have a 2600k rig......funny ive been itching for this for awhile i even bought sum corsair ram a while ago cause it was a good deal......im running outta room in my bedroom for all these desktop rigs.....ahhahaah
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I LOVE my Sabertooth P67 but its definitely not the best value. It is, however, the best looking mobo out there and that's important! Lol!
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How can peoples recommend the p8p67 pro, looking at the review from newegg, only 56% of the buyer gave it 4-5 eggs, not even passable, i know ull say that review on newegg would be taken as a grain of salt and instead go look for review from the pro-site like guru 3d, the thing is the pro-site`s review is from only 1 person, while newegg have so many buyer which test the board even more cuz of higher chance of finding problem.

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...scrollFullInfo

i would recommend the asrock p 67 extreme 4
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...scrollFullInfo

The only motherboard in its class that still maintain 5 eggs overall and a 89% satisfaction (4-5eggs) after so much review since it came out.

Not to bash on asus or anything and before u asus fanboy jumping on me, i still recommend the sabertooth and the deluxe since those seem to have the least problem from the p8p67 asus `s line, or an gigabyte board.
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That's where you went wrong.
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