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OK i'm going to give this board a chance then, thanks all
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Lol, did you thread jack? Sneaky MC Sneaksalot.

At least you thread jacked on topic.
Sorry xD Was just also wondering if a 4.2Ghz is somewhat a "safe" oc

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For $140 I would definitely get the Biostar TP67XE over the MSI. Only downside is 5 SATA ports and one less PCI-E slot. But most of the SATA ports are at least angled, it has 10 power phases with dual 8 pin capability, and I would imagine a better bios than the MSI offering. With both you're getting 3 year warranties, but the Biostar has double the power phases

What do you think about running your CPU this high?

WOW! 5.8? That's just awesome.. uhm doesn't MSI have better bios support?
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OK i'm going to give this board a chance then, thanks all
running 4.5ghz on the MSI P67A G43, almost same as the g45, its just msi doesnt have any offset voltage so you have to do it manually and the volts will not clock down at idle

oh at 4.5ghz at 1.25v
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For $140 I would definitely get the Biostar TP67XE over the MSI. Only downside is 5 SATA ports and one less PCI-E slot. But most of the SATA ports are at least angled, it has 10 power phases with dual 8 pin capability, and I would imagine a better bios than the MSI offering. With both you're getting 3 year warranties, but the Biostar has double the power phases

What do you think about running your CPU this high?

I don't understand why that biostart motherboard has 2 8 pin power connectors, do i need both filled to get the mobo running as well as the 24 pin?
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MSI+intel=win

MSI+AMD=variable levels of fail
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Remember. When you want to do it right the first time... $$$
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I don't understand why that biostart motherboard has 2 8 pin power connectors, do i need both filled to get the mobo running as well as the 24 pin?
I'd love to know as well xD freaky 2 8piners
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yes the can be i had one and still have it it advertises yeah super clocker easy oc switch that crap fried in minutes why push it as a oc board when it can BARELY handle stock clocks due to it's poor power phase design.
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yes the can be i had one and still have it it advertises yeah super clocker easy oc switch that crap fried in minutes why push it as a oc board when it can BARELY handle stock clocks due to it's poor power phase design.
That was confusing but I think I understand a bit xD
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post #30 of 38
Why not spend a tad more and go for quality boards from ASUS or Gigabyte?

In general MSI tends to have weak CPU power phase setups...
    
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