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What Asus 1155-board to reach 5 GHz?

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As topic, what board will OC best?
Seen many people passing 5 GHz with the P8P67 Pro, but when reading reviews, the reviewer seldom reach 4.8 GHz.
Will the P8Z68 or the Maximus Extreme IV clock better? Huge price difference though.
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The Maximus IV will clock higher for sure when it comes to extreme overclocking. It has 20 VRMs.

Edit: But, the OC mainly depends on the chip. Almost any 1155 mobo with atleast 8VRMs and a good chip can hit 4.8 or 5 easy.
Edited by Exfiltrate - 8/9/11 at 4:53am
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