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is this a good enough setup for overclocking?

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i7 950
ga-x58a-ud3r rev 2.0
2x2gb corsair xms3 1600mhz
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yah u got everything.
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You are good to go , now get to it!!!

here is a review of your board ( looks like a great oc board)

http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/mot...rev-2-review/1

ps . and your cooler is fine to.
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thanks for the reply i'm kinda new to this stuff
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post #5 of 7
why dual channel ram and not triple?
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i sacrificed my budget for my memory for the monitor i wanted hihi i'll upgrade soon, maybe by june or july
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post #7 of 7

Dual Channel is fine. Triple Channel doesn't give any performance benifits, except 1-2% in synthetic benchmarks.

Your set to go. This video explains it all <3

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