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openbox MB will arrive today, what are/were the most common problems seen with these, so I can read up more for when SB arrives in 2-3 days
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Do a little search in the intel motherboard section and you'll find what you need. Some people have problems some don't, one that I have heard about is that you cannot use Offset voltage with LLC, not sure if that applies to all Gigabyte mobo's.
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I don't plan to OC using offset anyways

how did your Asus P8P67 Pro B3 [DIED AGAIN] die
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I don't plan to OC using offset anyways

how did your Asus P8P67 Pro B3 [DIED AGAIN] die
Oh right, offset is actually better, it drops the voltage along with the multiplier, helps overall temps and the longitivity of your chip.

Here's how it died: http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...just-died.html
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Oh right, offset is actually better, it drops the voltage along with the multiplier, helps overall temps and the longitivity of your chip.

Here's how it died: http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...just-died.html
I haven't read much on OCing it yet, but I'd like to use the idle throttling with OCing if possible for sure
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I haven't read much on OCing it yet, but I'd like to use the idle throttling with OCing if possible for sure
then it's a good idea to use offset with C1E and Speedstep enabled. Be sure ot visit the sandy stable club where I have posted numerous guides and my own, you might have to scroll down a little to find the overclocking guides. Link to the stable club is in my sig.
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