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Originally Posted by xd_1771;14509345 
Hm, where did the frying occur on the ASUS board... was there a visibly damaged area to the left of the CPU socket? Did you ever try powering up without the CPU power connector installed?
ASUS boards should protect long before VRM failure... it could've failed for other reasons
(I've also perhaps answered your question in the other thread)

Haven't check it physically. So, lets consider this thing were solved. I'm going for a better low end or a mid end mobo and cpu. I'm focusing on gaming but a little OCing will be fun. Thank you for your explanation.